Katara Hospitality unveils Swiss gem Royal Savoy Lausanne, a Murwab Hotel

29 September 2016

The second Murwab Hotel in Switzerland offers a supreme splendor reminiscent of the reigning spirit and elegance of Swiss hospitality and contemporary service.

Katara Hospitality, the leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, has unveiled the legendary Hotel Royal Savoy Lausanne in Switzerland, in a grand opening ceremony signifying the hotel’s official opening after an ambitious remodelling exercise that restored the hotel to its historic aesthetic charm.

On this occasion, H.E Sheikh Nawaf Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al-Thani, Chairman of Katara Hospitality said: “We are honoured to witness the official reopening of Hotel Royal Savoy Lausanne, as it revives the property’s prestigious past while marking a new step forward in the region’s long tradition of hospitality.”

In line with Katara Hospitality’s mission to preserve the heritage of iconic hotels around the world, Hotel Royal Savoy Lausanne, located in the heart of the city of Lausanne and overlooking Lac Lèman, recently underwent a multimillion dollar extensive yet masterful redesign.

The iconic hotel is the second hotel to open under The Bürgenstock Selection, a collection of luxurious hotels which fall under Murwab Hotel Group, the standalone operating arm of Katara Hospitality which manages an international collection of boutique upscale hotels and brands offering contemporary hospitality steeped in cultural heritage.

Welcoming to Lausanne a supreme splendor reminiscent of the reigning spirit and elegance of Swiss hospitality, the luxurious 5-star property features 196 rooms and suites, the unique Sky Terrace which offers a unique panoramic view of the city of Lausanne, Lake Geneva and the Alps, as well as a host of facilities and services to enchant the most discerning of contemporary tastes.

Instantly recognisable in the heart of the city of Lausanne, Hotel Royal Savoy is a haven for tranquility, opulence and juxtaposition of Art Nouveau style of décor and contemporary design. From fine in-house food and beverage establishments complete with the gastronomic delights of Michelin-starred chef Marc Haeberlin, to well-appointed guest rooms, fully functional meetings and events facilities with the latest in innovative tools for business and leisure travelers, Royal Savoy Lausanne offers the ultimate relaxation experience on the backdrop of cultural immersion, leisure attractions and historic charm.