LONDON UK– March 21, 2022 – YOTEL, a global hospitality brand appealing to those looking for a unique experience through awesome people, smart design, and the creative use of technology, today announced the upcoming opening of YOTEL Geneva Lake in Q4 2022.
Strategically located in the Lake Geneva area, the futuristic hotel will be a gateway for travelers visiting the region, providing easy access to major business and leisure destinations such as Geneva, Nyon, and Lausanne, as well as the popular mountainous canton of Vaud.
The 237-room YOTEL Geneva Lake will offer the group’s signature technology and design features. Each room will accommodate YOTEL’s adjustable SmartBed™, sensory mood lighting, and features to connect mobile devices to SMART TVs. Guests will also be able to enjoy a state-of-the-art 1,000 sqm (10,700 sqft) fitness center where memberships will be available to residents and workers in the area. On arrival, check-in will be available via self-service stations or the YOTEL app, and mobile devices can be used as SmartKeys for a seamless journey.
“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 state-of-the-art F&B and ample 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 revolutionize travel in the region but, in our innovative spirit, offer the ultimate hospitality hub for both business and leisure travelers alike,” said Hubert Viriot, CEO, YOTEL.
At the heart of YOTEL Geneva Lake will be 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. Covering over 2,000sqm (21,500 sqft), HYGGE will feature a 24/7 indoor and outdoor Danish-inspired restaurant, bar, and café, cutting-edge meeting facilities, and ample co-working space. HYGGE will be a destination within a destination. Featuring contemporary Nordic architecture, the space is designed to constantly evolve to accommodate everything from intimate dinners to large entertainment events, including sporting showcases, weddings, and product launches. Ideal for both business and leisure guests, regional commuters, and neighborhood residents, it will become the ideal place to eat, meet, work and play.
“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 alike. HYGGE will also offer extensive meeting and co-working spaces, featuring the latest in computer technology and telecommunication – perfect for supporting global business meetings, organizing sophisticated events, and an ideal environment for freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small companies to work and socialize,” said Peter G. Rebeiz, Chairman & CEO, Caviar House Airport Premium – Switzerland.
YOTEL Geneva Lake is conveniently located for access to Geneva airport, a gateway to all of Switzerland and surrounding Europe, and only 30-minutes from Lausanne. The area is home to some of the world’s leading non-profit organizations, multinational companies, and top universities, including The International School of Geneva, the Hotel School of Geneva, Lombard Odier’s new HQ, the World Trade Organisation, the Red Cross International Committee and MNCs like UEFA, FIBA, GSK, and Hublot. In addition, guests will be only minutes from the French border and popular Casino Divonne. The region has over 1.2 million people and offers attractive skiing and shopping options.
The hotel is owned by Conamo SA and asset managed by Stoneweg SA. The architects for the projects are ris + partenaires, and Creneau International has been appointed as the interior designer for the hotel’s public spaces.
The YOTEL concept takes the essential elements of luxury hotels into smaller, smart spaces and delivers extraordinary value for owners and guests alike in sought-after locations around the globe.