Yverdon-les-Bains is situated on the coast of lake Neuchâtel in the heart of a natural setting formed by the summits of the Jura, the wide plains of the river Orbe, the hills of the Broye and the waters of the lake of Neuchâtel. Today Yverdon-les-Bains is the second most important town in the Canton of Vaud. This naturally creates an abundance of opportunities for year-round sports and entertainment: more than 200 km of walking and ski routes, cycle paths, golf, fishing. The city captivates visitors with its fine landscapes, summer terraces and market places. Yverdon-les-Bains is known for its heritage as the birthplace of Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, a Swiss pedagogue and educational reformer. Amongst the long list of sights that the resort has to offer is a 13th century castle and Celtic archaeological monuments.
The resort is known for its sulphuric and magnesium thermal waters. For more than 20 centuries thermal waters at Yverdon-les-Bains have attracted the attention as both tourists, and local residents.
The thermals spas can treat a range of conditions: patients who have limited movement, patients post trauma or operation and those suffering from respiratory illnesses such as chronic sinusitis, rhinitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis.
Distance from major Swiss cities::
Geneva 90 km, Lausanne 34 km, Bern 56 km, Zurich 190 km
Description of the hotel
The hotel combines historical elegance and a state-of-the-art architecture. It’s a short walk from the city centre and offers 120 standard and luxury rooms, including suites. It has it own thermal pool, 2 restaurants, a bar, 14 conference halls and business centre. All rooms offer Wi-Fi internet access.
Grand Hotel des Bains is situated in a park and directly linked to the thermal centre by a glass-covered walkway, The complex includes an open air pool with thermal water, a Japanese bath, steam rooms, a Finnish sauna, a solarium, a tropical shower, an indoor pool for medical therapies heated to 34 degrees, an open-air pool heated to 34 degrees with a hydro massage, and an open-air pool (heated to 28 degrees in the summer and 31 in the winter with a hydro massage and a Jacuzzi), a final open-air pool heated to 34 degrees.
The hotel’s wellness centre provides broad choice of procedures, all of which use well-know brands of cosmetics. The centre offers visitors various massages, mind and body treatments, cleansing treatments and de-stressing therapies.
The thermal complex also has a medical centre offering the services of professional doctors and highly skilled physiotherapists.