The Hôtel Royal enjoys a stunning location in Evian-Les-Bains, on Lake Geneva's French bank, only 45 km from the airport. This luxury hotel, nestling in lush green gardens against a mountain backdrop, overlooks Lake Geneva and offers stunning views at all times of the day. The five-star hotel, which is an intrinsic part of Evian's history and the famous Cachat spring, has been host to world leaders since it was built in 1905. Guests from all around the world have stayed at this prestigious hotel, including Edward VII of England, who did give his name to the establishment despite being unable to stay at the hotel.
Member of the prestigious family of The Leading Hotels of the World, the Hôtel Royal was recently the scene of a historic project lasting several months that have restored it to the splendor it deserves. The Hotel entrusted this mission to interior designer François Champsaur and the head architect of historic monuments François Châtillon. Thanks both to them and the efforts of many craftspeople specialized in preserving History and heritage; they endeavored to refurbish the Hôtel Royal taking the utmost care to retain its identity.
The Evian Source Spa, a timeless place - "At the heart of the Alps, at the source of Evian water, the Evian Source Spa offers more than 1,200m² dedicated to body and soul. Voted Best Spa Resort in France 2017, the exceptional energy that flows in this unique place, where serenity and luxury reign, offers a privileged experience of relaxation and well-being for a weekend or a stay. Access to the relaxing facilities of the Evian Source Spa (swimming pools, steam room, sauna, hydro-contact course, fitness room) is exclusively reserved for residents of the Royal Hotel.
It feels like home, enveloped by the sweetness of this unique Belle Epoque atmosphere. The discretion, the tailor-made, and the exceptional are privileged—the Evian Source Spa awarded by the jury of the Gala Spa Awards 2019. For the first time, Spa Evian Source wins the title in the Fitness and Wellness category. This trophy rewards all spa therapists' expertise and commitment who provide you with care and unforgettable healing experiences. The Evian Source Spa is proud to partner with Biologique Recherche® as a partner brand: the perfect marriage between a personalized aesthetic care approach and a prestigious environment dedicated to healing.
Dining - Restaurant Les Fresques. The Michelin Guide has again awarded a star restaurant gourmet Les Fresques in 2019 and highlights its great finesse cuisine. In the heart of the Royal Hotel, a 5-star Palace hotel, the Fresco room offers breathtaking views of Lake Geneva. The panoramic terrace and the magnificent frescoes of Gustave Jaulmes adorning the ceiling are real invitations to tasting and discovery. Gastronomic Cuisine.
Chef Patrice Vander, Michelin-starred again in 2019, and his brigade offers an inventive and refined cuisine, using exceptional products. Inspiring creations, an invitation to taste, and the pleasures of the palate. The "souvenirs dishes" such as foie gras ravioli accompanied by lemongrass, ginger, and dried bonito shavings. A dish that inspires pot au feu flavors is Chef Patrice Vander's first culinary memories, revisited with Asian flavors. The "family meals," including crayfish from Lake Geneva, complimented with a light sabayon, tarragon, and yellow wine. A dish inspired by "The crayfish gratin," created by François Bise in Talloires. The "historic dishes" such as blue lobster and spider-style tartar herbs from the Royal kitchen garden, perfumed with basil oil. A dish long-proposed at the restaurant Les Fresques and emblematic with the faithful guests.
The "dishes collections" whose perch fillets of Lake Geneva cooked in cider juice reduced to saffron and accompanied by red apples; served on a steaming pebble and flavored with herbs from the garden - a fine and fluffy fish for a divinely good result. Similarly, Bresse's chicken and it's supreme studded with foie gras, flavored with herbs and yellow wine. The desserts, concocted by Pastry Chef Stephane Arrest and his brigade, are all delights to enjoy. Among them, the must-have Sour Cherry, Hot soufflé, Kirsch liqueur. Moreover, the cellar of the Royal Hotel reserves many other treasures. The sommelier Loïc Chavasse-Frette you discover the most beautiful vineyards and offers exceptional wines for sumptuous food-wine pairing. The cellar of the Les Fresques restaurant was awarded an excellent second place in the Palace category of the Œnologie contest the Tour des Cartes organized by the magazine Terre de Vins.
Golf - The beauty of the setting and the special care given to the maintenance and respect for nature makes the course of the Evian Resort Golf Club unique. Renowned worldwide for its Major status with the Evian Championship, ranked for years in the TOP 10 of the most beautiful golf courses in France, the Golf Club of the Evian Resort is an experience to live absolutely. Ideal for testing your progress and for measuring itself to a course of Major. The Evian Resort Golf Club has an 18-hole course, 6030 m, par 72. Rhythmic, spectacular, and strategic, it displays a strong signature "à la française." By staying at the 5-star luxury Royal Hotel, preferential rates are offered on the green fees at the Evian Resort Golf Club.