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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I had a sausage which was great, I recommend it! the service was fast and the food cheap! it is great for when you finish skiing or hiking, because it's right at the bottom of the mountain! the restaurant has a beautiful view of both the no gain and the town!

Thank danyeliaci
Dominique D, Directeur général at Au Bel Air Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, After 12 years of management of this hotel we are very happy to close on the 10th of april the management with your kind message. Many...many thanks. Dominique More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

The service is perhaps best described as grumpy. There are no bank or credit cards accepted and the food that we had was very poor with stale bread and very little choice. In the middle of the ski season this restaurant in a wonderful place was nearly empty. After eating there it was quite easy to understand why.

Thank Pavla F
Dominique D, Directeur général at Au Bel Air Hotel, responded to this review

After 12 years of management of this hotel we are happy as well to close the hotel and finishing tom ear such comment!!! More 

1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The hospitality of the manager Dominique with his lovely wife Josiane and the friendly staff and its absolutely perfect location make this hotel a perfect place to stay for a ski holiday! We went there three times in a row and enjoyed it so much! It always felt like going home! Our kids love it, they also adore their dogs!... More 

Thank Heidisola
Dominique D, Directeur général at Au Bel Air Hotel, responded to this review
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Merci pour votre aimable commentaire qui nous touche énormément. Des hôtes aussi charmants pour couronner une carrière de 40 ans... More 

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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We arrived at the Au Bel Air after a 10 minute walk (with luggage) from the Leysin-Feydey train station. For anyone not able to walk some hilly roads while hauling luggage, a taxi is the best option. We checked in at the end of the Au Bel Air's summer season, and were warmly greeted by Dominique, the manager, a truly... More 

Thank pamAndRick
Dominique D, Directeur général at Au Bel Air Hotel, responded to this review

After a managing of 12 years we are happy to close our management of the hôtel and thank you for your kind comment. We hope you will appreciate the boxer bier glasses and can remember to the past of our activity. Merci de tout coeur pour votre commentaire. More 

Agno, Switzerland
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61 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We decided to try this hotel for 2 nights based on TripAdvisor reviews. We were a bit skeptics, since we usually do not stay at 2 stars hotels, but this one was marked as the top place in town. We'll, yes, the hotel is a 2 stars that are worth 4!!! Rooms are a bit small, but really tidy and... More 

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Dominique D, Gérant at Au Bel Air Hotel, responded to this review
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Nous vous remercions pour votre élogieux commentaire et partageons votre avis avec joie. "Le plaisir de faire plaisir" ne compte... More 

Provo, Utah
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56 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This hotel is owned and operated as a family business and feels as such. The location was beautiful, Leysin is a ski resort town, and the hotel was right next door to the ski lift. Within easy walking distance are many small shops, restaurants, and a grocery store. The host was very kind and ensured we had a good experience.... More 

Thank McKenna S
Dominique D, Gérant at Au Bel Air Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind message. We enjoyed your visit and it was a great pleasure to welcome you in our sweet home-hotel. With kind regards and pleasure to welcome you again before April 2015...we will be retired. More 

Kaysville, Utah
1 review
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I spent a month at Au Bel Air Hotel in during the summer of 2011 and I will never ever forget it! I ate breakfast and dinner there every day, and I dare say that was the best food I had ever had in my life! Leysin is beautiful and the cog-train ride to the town is a spectacular experience,... More 

Thank chatterville
Dominique D, Gérant at Au Bel Air Hotel, responded to this review

We are just a small 2 stars hotel...but with thausend stars guests like you. It was during 12 years long the opportunity to welcome your group from the Utah State University under the management ot their very competent professor Mr Winward who makes all those stays an inbeleavable remember for each student in our family hotel. With our great thanks... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2015

We spent one night here in July 2014 as our first stop for travelling through Switzerland and Austria, and for what we needed - a comfortable and quiet place to relax - it was excellent. Watching the World Cup final over quiet beer with Dominique and a few other guests in the evening was pretty special too! I cannot emphasise... More 

Thank Peter S
Dominique D, Gérant at Au Bel Air Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind comment and appreciation. It was really a pleasure to welcome you and propose some entertainments in our area. With pleasure to welcome you again. Dominique More 

Logan, Utah
1 review
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Staying at Au Bel Air was wonderful this past summer! I felt really comfortable staying there and never worried about anything. The rooms were very clean and accommodating, and the food was excellent! I never went to bed hungry. Breakfast was light and easy. Dominique was a wonderful host! He was so kind and made me feel so welcomed. It... More 

Thank Leah J
Dominique D, Directeur général at Au Bel Air Hotel, responded to this review

It was a great pleasure to welcome you. We thank you for your kind comment and appreciate it. Hoping your next visit. With kind regards More 

Tempe, Arizona, United States
1 review
Reviewed 22 January 2015

I spent a month here. Dominique and his staff were amazing hosts - friendly, prompt and helpful. If we needed anything, they would make it happen. The hotel was always clean. I loved having a "home base" at Au Bel Air, traveling all day and coming back each evening to home-cooked food. Oh, how I miss this place!

Thank Betsy J
Dominique D, Gérant at Au Bel Air Hotel, responded to this review
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Nous sommes très sensibles à vos propos qui nous encouragent à persister avec le plaisir de faire plaisir. Dominique More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in a peaceful and sunlit setting at the center of the village/resort of Leysin, Au Bel Air Hotel, built at the beginning of the 20th century, enjoys a breath-taking view of the Rhone Valley and the mountain range of the Dents du Midi. Our newly organised structure, devoted to nature lovers, sports enthusiasts, groups, clubs and families is located within 100 yards of the Sports Centre with inside swimmingpool, cross-country ski trails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Au Bel Air Hotel

Address: rue du Commerce 49, Leysin 1854, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Leysin
Price Range: RM563 - RM589 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Au Bel Air Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All are great”
 of 5 bubbles 732reedb, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The rooms in the bottom part of the hotel are newer but the rooms on top have a homey feel to them.”
 of 5 bubbles Ashkanash, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you have a choice, ask for the room "Gentiane." It has a lovely walk out balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles thevoiceofexperience, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Doesn't matter - all rooms are small”
 of 5 bubbles quinsyx, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the bottom floor have a full wall that's just a window, giving you an amazing view. Upstairs rooms let you wake up to the cheery sound of traditional Swiss cowbells. It's a win-win.”
 of 5 bubbles tysonc211, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
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