Hotel Rene Capt

  • Switzerland, Montreux

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The magisterial Hotel René Capt sits on the romantic Lake Geneva promenade, surrounded by bustling palm trees and tropical gardens. Central Montreux and the boat landing stage are a 10 minute stroll or there is a bus stop outside.

Enjoy a coffee, refreshing cocktail, or regional wine in the classy bar and lounge. The energetic sun terrace offers enchanting views of the vast lake, snow-capped Valais Alps and Château de Chillon castle. Amble around the peaceful grounds with lounging areas, a herbal garden and many picture opportunities.

The hotel serves Mediterranean cuisine enriched with regional and Swiss specialities.  

Bedrooms are bright and comfortable.

Transfer Approx. 3hrs by rail from Zurich airport - your journey involves 2 changes of train. Or 1hr 15mins by rail from Geneva airport - your journey may involve a change of train.

Added value

Early booking offer available (ends 31 Dec)

Free daily afternoon tea and biscuits from 4.30 - 5pm

  • No. of rooms: 75
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 3
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 24


2 interconnecting wings

  • Official rating: 4


Side Lake View Twin Rooms have a bath or shower and sleep up to two. All rooms have satellite TV, safe, hairdryer, phone, tea/coffee making facilities and minibar.

Ground Floor Garden View Twin Rooms can sleep up to three (extra single bed). These rooms have a bath.

Lake View Twin Rooms can also sleep up to three and have a bath or shower. These rooms have a balcony with lake views.

Single Rooms have side lake views bath or shower.

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Wireless internet
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Lake Geneva is an immense lake enjoying an unusually mild climate, and surrounded by gentle hillsides covered in vineyards & gardens. Montreux has a beautiful lakeside promenade lined with palm trees and flowers. and is a wonderful base from which to explore the region, either by boat, train, bus or on foot. Our hotels in Montreux offer a great choice of accommodation. There is plenty to see and do, all ready to be explored at your own pace. A visit to the charming ‘Château de Chillon’ is a must, whilst visitors can spend many relaxing days visiting other places of interest along the shores of the lake, such as the city of Geneva, or Evian-Les-Bains on the French side of the lake. Be sure to take the mountain train up to Rochers de Naye, one of Switzerland’s favourite viewpoints. Various festivals and events take place throughout the summer, including the famous Montreux Jazz Festival approx. 3-18 July.

In Montreux you'll have a telephone service - if you want to know more about the area or have any queries give us a call.



‘Riviera Tour ’ lake cruise

From £14, daily
A 2 hour cruise on the picturesque ‘Haut-Lac’ where the most beautiful scenery and impressive backdrops of the upper part of Lake Geneva can be enjoyed.

Great Value Travel Passes

Purchase a travel pass and only pay one inclusive price for your trips!
Prices shown include Travel Card discount.

Montreux Regional Pass

Lake Geneva Regional Pass best for unlimited travel on trains, boats and mountain railways in the Lake Geneva region including Vevey, Evian, Geneva and Rochers de Naye from £84 (any 3 days within 7, 2nd class)

Chocolate train & Gruyères Cheese Dairy

From £60, train will run from 11 June - 31 August 2021 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Travelling in authentic train carriages from the “Belle Epoque”, style the Chocolate Train allows passengers to discover the landscape and Swiss products. Starting in Montreux, train will cross sunny vineyards, mountain pastures and pass famous chocolate factory in Broc to arrive at the picturesque medieval village Gruyères. Upon completion of this gourmet experience, you will know all there is to know about traditional and tasty Swiss milk choco­late and the famous Gruyères cheese.

Included :

Belle Epoque train Montreux – Montbovon

• Coffee and chocolate bread served between Montreux and Montbovon

• Entrance to "La Maison du Gruyère" and entrance to "La Maison Cailler" with chocolate tasting

• Guiding

• Coach transfer from Montbovon between sites and travel back to Montreux


Other days out from Montreux

Visit  Glacier 3000

There is only one suspension bridge in the world that connects two mountain peaks. It is called Peak Walk by Tissot and it can be found at Glacier 3000. An adventure that you will not easily forget. Take a scenic train journey from Montreux to Gstaad and from there a Post bus to the station of Glacier 3000. Take two gondolas to the top from where views are far reaching to Jungfrau, Matterhorn and Mont Blanc mountains. Various activities from tobogganing, glacier walk, snow bus, alpine coaster, dog sled ride and place to have lunch will keep you occupied for hours.


The Olympic Museum in Lausanne

Learn all about the origins of the games, Olympic symbols, opening and closing ceremonies. Interactive tools allow you to put yourself in the shoes of an athlete and embody the Olympic spirit on 8000m2 of park area. Take a train from Montreux to Lausanne and plan approx. 4hours to visit the museum.

Prices shown include Travel Card discount.

Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down; correct prices will be advised at the time of booking.

  • Spacious lounge with large terrace overlooking the lake
  • Bar
  • Dining room, also facing the lake
  • In-house gourmet restaurant 
  • Lovely garden leading to promenade
  • Limited parking
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Lift
  • Garden terrace
  • Garden
  • WiFi
  • Lounge area
  • Bar
Family Facilities
  • Cots & linen
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Set four course evening meal
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:

    In hotel

  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Smart casual

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 6.910506
  • Latitude: 46.431695

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Total price from
per person from £669
Hotel Rene Capt
Montreux, Half Board
14/09/2022 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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