The Hôtel Royal, France, a 5-star palace hotel at the heart of the Evian Resort

The jewel of the Evian Resort, the Hôtel Royal is one of the most unique and luxurious hotels in the world. Nestling in 47-acre private wooded grounds, the 5-star hotel overlooks Evian-les-Bains, affording breathtaking views of Lake Geneva and the French and Swiss Alps in the centre of Europe. The Hôtel Royal is a rare example of French-style luxury offering 150 rooms including 32 exceptional suites. The hotel was totally refurbished in 2015 to enhance the building’s architecture from 1900 by combining it with the most stylish and elegant contemporary décor.

The Hôtel Royal provides its guests with three restaurants, a cocktail bar, a La Prairie spa (with indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, a hydro-circuit, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, gym and more), a children's club, a Sport & Culture department offering bespoke organisation of all your activities, a high-end clothing boutique, a hairdressing salon, 4 tennis courts (one covered) and a ski shop.

The Evian Resort also offers a golf training centre, a golf course where the annual Evian Championship takes place, the Evian Thermal Spa, a Casino and a music auditorium which hosts the Evian Musical Encounters each summer.