Lausanne Palace

The Lausanne Palace is a historic luxury hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is located in the city centre, near the Esplanade of Montbenon and has a view on Le Flon on one side and on the Lake Léman on the other. It is owned by the Sandoz Family Foundation.

Lausanne Palace
The main entrance, with flags of Switzerland, Vaud, the Leading Hotels of the World and the Olympic flag (2013).
General information
Architectural styleBelle Époque
AddressRue du grand-chêne 7-9
Town or cityLausanne
Coordinates46.5194°N 6.6305°E / 46.5194; 6.6305
Other information
Number of rooms106[1]
Number of suites30[1]
Number of restaurants4[1]
Number of bars2[1]
FacilitiesConference, banquet and spa[1]

Presidents of the International Olympic Committee

Since 1994, Lausanne is recognised as the Olympic Capital; the Lausanne Palace was the residence of three presidents of the International Olympic Committee: Juan Antonio Samaranch (1980–2001), Jacques Rogge (2001–2013) and Thomas Bach (2013–).[2]

See also

Notes and references

  1. (in French) "Fiche d'identité", (page visited on 15 April 2015).
  2. (in French) Laurent Favre and Servan Peca, "Le CIO fait sa mue", Le Temps, Wednesday 15 April 2015, page 9.

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