Built in 1915 and representing an important part of the historic heritage of Lausanne, the Lausanne Palace & Spa features gourmet restaurants and exclusive spa facilities. It was named Gault Millau Hotel of the Year 2011. In the heart of the business and shopping district, this elegant 5-star hotel offers panoramic views of the city, Lake Geneva, and the Alps. Some rooms in the Lausanne Palace & Spa have views of Lake Geneva, while others look out over the Old Town of Lausanne. All feature spacious marble bathrooms. The Lausanne Palace’s recreational facilities include the CBE Concept Spa & Cosmetics and the Aveda Beauty Center, spreading over 22600 ft². The latter features an indoor pool, a hot tub, a hammam, a sauna, fitness equipment, and a Pilates center. Massage treatments and balneotherapy are also available. The gourmet restaurant La Table d’Edgard was awarded one star by Michelin and 17 points by Gault Millau. Guests of the Lausanne Palace can also dine in the Japanese restaurant The Palace Sushi Zen, the French brasserie Le Grand Chene, and the Mediterranean restaurant Coté Jardin, which has a summer terrace. 3 bars can also be found in the hotel.