The Rue Pichard Residence

lausanne , switzerland
2 bedroom - 1 bath
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€215 per night (EUR)
excludes K&C fee and cleaning charges
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Perks for the Parents

This bright and uniquely designed fifth floor apartment is well set up for a family stay, with a full kitchen and family-sized dining area. It’s very quiet and is in the heart of the city so you can walk everywhere easily, or take the bus or metro from a few hundred metres down the road. It is charming and colorful with quirky art and design details plus parquet floors and white walls. There is a local market in the area a short walk away.

Why Kids Love it

The residence is bright and fun, packed with kid-oriented design details, and close to transport options for exploring the city. The residence has plenty of toys and books for kids under 10 and is a great family space with a living room large enough for wheeled toys. The nearest park, Esplanade de Montbenon, is under 10 minutes away on foot and has ponds, fountains and lawns to run around on. There is a shared children’s room with a crib and toddler bed.

Things to Know

The minimum stay is 7 days. The residence is on the fifth floor of a historic building with keyed entry from the street and an elevator. It is on a pedestrian street, with a parking garage 300m away. The hosts have a card allowing you to park free from 4:30pm until 9:30am. Two highchairs, a baby bath, 2 strollers and plenty more are provided. The kids room is best for younger children; older children can sleep on an air mattress or sofa bed. Car hire is useful but not essential.

About the Location

The apartment is on the fifth floor of an ancient and quiet building in the heart of the city, on a pedestrian street. There are shops, boutiques and restaurants down the street along with a cinema, museums, local food market and plenty more in the neighborhood. The closest bus stops are under 100m away, as is the underground M2, taking you to the main train station and around the city. The Convention Center and Palais de Beaulieu are 5 minutes away.

Accommodation Details

The residence has a hall, 2 bedrooms, a living room, a dining room, a bathroom, a toilet and a large kitchen. The family kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, oven, fridge and coffee machine. The main bedroom room has a king size double bed while the second bedroom has a crib and toddler bed. A double air mattress is also available and there is a sofa bed in the lounge. The characterful bathroom has a bathtub and shower.

Style Notes

Modern with a mixture of vintage and contemporary furnishings and an array of beautiful unique design touches. Many items are memories of the hosts’ travels with ideas coming from everywhere. There are Scandinavian design touches with a nod to Muuto and Hay designs. The luminous white walls pair with the color to add zing. We love the floating bookshelves in the lounge, the coffee table with built-in plant holders and the mix of colored chairs around the dining room table.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
1 king
1 sofa bed (double)
1 toddler bed
1 double air bed
sleeps 1
1 baby crib
Martinella R.
Member since March 14, 2015
We are a nice swiss family. I am Cityplanner and I work with architects in Lausanne and my friend Benoit is Financial analyst. We have two children, Gustave and Albertine. We leave in the heart of the city of Lausanne and we love the quiet life here. We'll b glad to share with you all our tips to discover the city and the region!

Lausanne , Switzerland

Mountains, chocolate and lakeside fun

On the shores of Lake Geneva in the southwest of Switzerland, French-speaking Lausanne is a haven for kids and adults alike. Take day trips to mountain resorts, ski areas and chocolate factories, or explore museums, toys shops and family-friendly spa resorts. In the summer, there are beaches and open air swimming pools on Lake Geneva, while the snowy delights of the French alps are just 45 minutes away in winter.