Yotel to settle in Switzerland

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Published on 22/03/22 - Updated on 22/03/22

Yotel Geneva Lake

The hotel group Yotel makes its entrance into Switzerland with the opening of Yotel Geneva Lake.

Yotel has just announced the upcoming opening of a new property in Switzerland in Q4 2022. This 237-room hotel will be located near to Lake Geneva, hence the name Yotel Geneva Lake. A strategic location which providing easy access to major business and leisure destinations such as Geneva, Nyon, and Lausanne. The hotel is owned by Conamo SA and asset managed by Stoneweg SA.

The hotel has been designed by Ris + Partenaires, while public space interiors are by Creneau International. It will feature group’s signature technology as well as design elements. Each room will have an adjustable SmartBed, sensory mood lighting and smart TVs with streaming connections. Check-in and check-out will be available via self-service stations or the Yotel app, and mobile devices can be used as SmartKeys.

We are delighted to be adding to our overall growth strategy by opening Yotel Geneva Lake in the metropolitan region of Lake Geneva. The hotel will offer easy access from all parts of Romandie and feature fun and futuristic design coupled with F&B, co-working and meeting spaces. We are equally excited to partner with Caviar House Airport Premium – Switzerland. Challenging the status quo of traditional hospitality, Yotel Geneva Lake will not only revolutionise travel in the region but, in our innovative spirit, offer the ultimate hospitality hub for both business and leisure travellers alike. 

Hubert Viriot, CEO of Yotel

Yotel Geneva Lake also features a 1,000m² fitness centre, accessible to residents as workers in the area. Finally the hotel will house Hygge, a one-of-a-kind entertainment, meeting, and co-working destination developed by the leading food and beverage operators in the Lake Geneva region, Caviar House Airport Premium - Switzerland. This concept, covering 2,000 m², will feature a 24/7 indoor and outdoor Danish-inspired restaurant, bar, and café, cutting-edge meeting facilities, and ample co-working space.

Hygge is described as « a destination within a destination » with its contemporary Nordic architecture. This area is designed to constantly evolve to accommodate everything from private events to large entertainment events, including sporting showcases, weddings, and product launches. It is designed for both business and leisure guests. 

Hygge will be Switzerland’s first gastronomy destination inspired by the Danish concept of hygge, providing mouth-watering dining experiences in a cosy atmosphere and at an affordable price – ideal for hotel guests and locals. Hygge will also offer extensive meeting and co-working spaces, featuring the latest in computer technology and telecommunication – perfect for supporting global business meetings, organise sophisticated events, and an ideal environment for freelancers, entrepreneurs and small companies alike to work and socialise.

Peter G. Rebeiz, Chairman and CEO of Caviar House Airport Premium – Switzerland

This project is reminiscent of the Yotelair hotel at Paris, Charles de Gaulle opened in 2016 which is the only airside hotel at Terminal 2E. The Yotel group competed with this property in the Worlwide Hospitality Awards in 2017.

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