5 Best Castle Hotels In Geneva, Switzerland - Updated 2024

Trina Joy Cassey
Trina Joy Cassey 
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Situated beautifully on the southern end of a scenic lake of the same name, Geneva is a picture-perfect Swiss city adorned with the mountain scenery of Alps and Jura. Besides being known as the United Nations headquarters and a world-class banking center, it is also famed as a tourist destination. From must-see architectural and cultural landmarks, such as the 12th century St Pierre Cathedral, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, and Musée Ariana, to the public Bains des Pâquis, the city is packed with exciting and iconic attractions. Romantic dates at Conservatory and Botanical Garden Geneva are magical experiences couples should try while here. Speaking of magical, Geneva also offers accommodations that can make your stay fairytale-inspired, bringing all your childhood fantasies to life. To learn more information on this, browse through this list of the best castle hotels in Geneva, Switzerland.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 01, 2024.

1. Château d'Ouchy (from USD 350)

If you wish to make your holiday in Geneva one for the books, securing accommodation in Château d'Ouchy is a way to start. This majestic castle nestles perfectly on Lake Geneva, offering mesmerizing natural views. The architect of this lakefront hotel dates back to the 12th century, and is full of charm and a feast for the eyes. Thanks to its makeover sometime in the past, it has acquired neo-Gothic aesthetics and modern conveniences.

At present day, this luxurious 4-star hotel in Geneva, Switzerland, spoils guests with a Mediterranean restaurant and a plethora of relaxing amenities including a Turkish bath, a swimming pool, and a fitness center.

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Château d'Ouchy

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Place du Port 2
25.21 km (15.7 mi) from Chillon Castle

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

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2. Contemporary accommodation within Rolle Castle

Since its establishment in the 13th century, Rolle Castle has become a favorite tourist hotspot. Although it’s best known as an attraction, you can also enjoy a stay in this lakeside castle. Located 43 minutes from Geneva, Switzerland, this Airbnb vacation rental has three bedrooms and a full bath.

While here, make use of the rental’s generous offering of amenities, most of which have been updated to keep up with modern times. Be updated on your favorite show on the flat-screen TV or connect your laptop to the desktop setup in one of the rooms to get some work done. The kitchen has also been fitted with up-to-date appliances, letting you create a variety of meals.

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Rolle, Vaud, Switzerland
45.22 km (28.1 mi) from Chillon Castle
Wifi Available
Castle 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

3. Apartment with a mix of modern and vintage features (from USD 133)

Incorporating a clever mix of vintage furnishings and modern touches, this castle accommodation offers guests a unique experience. Enjoy your Swiss vacation the old-fashioned way with the castle’s main bedroom, which features a Louis XVI-style bed frame and an open bathroom. The second room comes with exposed stone walls to evoke a strong classic feel.

Complementing its middle-age features, the castle has contemporary amenities such as WiFi and laundry services, which you can take advantage of throughout your stay. Although the castle sits in a quiet part of town, it is only a short drive away from all the fun activities and hotspots.

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Ormône (Savièse, Valais, Switzerland
37.38 km (23.3 mi) from Chillon Castle
252 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Castle 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment has an interesting design and a great view of the mountains
the beds were super comfortable we all slept very well
it was very comfortable to stay inside there even though there was extremely hot (+35 ) outside
there were lots of tricks in the rooms to entertain people and our children were very happy
but the beds were comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
everything was clean and tidy
very clean place and nicely decorated
spacious clean comfortable and very unique the place is full of quirky eccentric details
the place was clean and had most of the amenities
Host:
hosts are very nice people
the hosts were friendly and helpful
the host is nice and understanding
we loved the host and the space
very neat decoration & welcoming hosts
Location:
this place is very well located beside the mountains in a peaceful area
very nice and big place with plenty of interesting details
overall it’s a beautiful location the bus to sion cost us 14
very nice place for the feel of medieval times charles is very nice and his place is sublime
what an absolutely fantastic location and host this apartment is a great experience in itself
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4. Lovely apartment in a 15th-century castle (from USD 543)

How would you like to spend your next Swiss holiday housed in a 15th-century stone-built castle? Check out this unique place to stay within Château do Châtelard in Geneva, Switzerland. Don’t worry about the property being dated, as this rental is blessed with modern improvements.

The interiors are bright and well-curated, showcasing white walls, wooden floors, and elegant chandeliers, giving the apartment an elegant vibe. Plus, the panoramic scenery of Montreux from the apartment will take your breath away. Since this unit is fully furnished, it has everything you desire in an ideal home away from home, including a kitchen, laundry appliances, and internet access.

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Montreux, Vaud, Switzerland
4.42 km (2.8 mi) from Chillon Castle
52 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Castle 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable great views and excellent communication with the hosts
the apartment is spacious lots of room beautiful linens and comfortable beds
very spacious and beautiful 4 bedrooms one bathroom one lounge and one dining area
Cleanliness:
communication was easy and everything was clean and in place
apartment was clean the rooms are huge plenty of space
a very beautiful and stylish apartment very clean comfortable beds nice living room and amazing views
Host:
he was a great host and even brought us additional firewood without us even asking
thank you for hosting
edgar the host was very responsive and friendly
i would love to host a wedding here - perfect venue
george and his team where very accommodating and communication was excellent and response time good
Location:
the location is perfect
the location is perfect: close to montreux and other villages close to the lake
please do yourself and your family a favor and book a stay at this singularly unique location
we enjoyed walking down from the castle to clarens and then onto the beautiful promenade to montreux
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5. Charming Airbnb in a 16th-century castle

This second-floor apartment nestles in a 16th-century castle, inviting tourists to a unique and memorable stay. Besides a convenient fully furnished interior, it offers amazing vineyard and lake views, best seen from the terrace. Internet is also accessible here so that you can keep up with your social media activities.

Additionally, guests can enjoy a fully fenced backyard where they can meditate in the morning while taking in the vitamin D and relishing fresh air. Furthermore, vacationers arriving here by car can expect complimentary parking space for their ride.

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Corcelles-Cormondrèche, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
63.26 km (39.4 mi) from Chillon Castle
18 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the living room feels frozen in time and boasts a delightful collection of books
so we had a great stay and can only be enthousiastic about the apartment
the flat is very spacious and comfortable well equipped with everything we needed for our family holiday
Cleanliness:
the apartment is in a save and quiet environment and is was very clean
Host:
her co-host sabine met us when we arrived she was very nice and showed us around the place
what more can you ask for? valerie is incredibly accommodating and kind
Location:
the location is perfect for getting to know the neuchatel area but also for a trip tot bern
for sure also a great location to get married or celebrate something in a special occasion
but very beautiful park
we had a wonderful stay and enjoyed the castle and the surrounding park
everything is well prepared and the place just feels special
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Indulge in a fairytale-like holiday in Geneva

Geneva is an enchanting city with magical offerings, from architectural wonders that seem frozen back in time to picturesque manicured gardens. Plus, it offers unique castle accommodations that will excite the inner child in you, from cozy vacation rentals to hotels near one of Geneva’s train stations in Switzerland. For your next visit, choose your stay from this list of the best castles in Geneva to have a memorable holiday.

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