Some selected hotels in Lausanne have retained rooms for the Socinfo 2012 participants. All the rooms must be booked directly by the participants themselves, sending an email to the chosen hotel with:

  • the name of the conference (e.g., use in the email subject "Socinfo 2012");
  • the credit card number;
  • the expiry date on the card.
After the indicated deadlines, the room allotments will be released.

All hotels in Lausanne, upon request, will provide a free pass (valid for the duration of your stay) to use the public transportation network of Lausanne. You can use this pass on the Metro M1 which connects downtown to EPFL. Do not forget to ask for it!

Hotel Starling

Rooms allotment deadline: November 15, 2012

Route Cantonale 31, 1025 Saint-Sulpice

P: +41 21 694 85 85 / F: +41 21 694 85 86
  • Single room: CHF 160.-
  • Superior single room: CHF 185.-
  • Double room: CHF 195.-
  • Superior double room: CHF 220.-
Breakfast included. Taxes CHF 2.80 pp/pd not included. Free Wi-Fi.

154 new, bright, and colorful rooms located next to EPFL. Every room offers a contemporary design, enhancing the colors and the light of the day. Each of them is equipped with a queen bed, a nice working space with possibility of high speed internet access and a bathroom with shower. Access to the fitness room 24/24.

LHOTEL

Rooms allotment deadline: November 15, 2012

Place de l’Europe 6, 1003 Lausanne

P: +41 21 331 39 39

Double room: CHF 120.-
(single use or double room, one bed 140cm x 200cm)

Breakfast included. Taxes CHF 2.50 pp/pd not included. Free Wi-Fi.


An ancient historical building in Lausanne boasts renovations which highlight a unique urban hotel property with a design-driven, plain and uncluttered outline. Central location, in the heart of Lausanne, which will allow you to organize your business meetings, go shopping, visit unusual places, party without restraints, and then retire calmly to a hotel which receives you discreetly like an urban refuge.

Hotel Aulac

Rooms allotment deadline: November 14, 2012

Place de la Navigation 4, 1006 Lausanne

P: +41 21 613 15 00 / F: +41 21 613 15 15
  • Single room: CHF 135.-
  • Double room: CHF 170.-
Breakfast included. Taxes CHF 2.50 pp/pd not included. Free Wi-Fi.

3-star Belle Epoque hotel with 84 recently renovated guestrooms with balcony. Bath or shower, hair dryer, mini-bar, safe, kettle for tea and coffee, satellite-TV and free wireless LAN in the hotel. On the shores of Lake Geneva, ideal for business or leisure. 10 min from city centre and railway station. Geneva's international airport is just 40 min away. Discover the charm of Ouchy's lakeside promenades, parks and gardens in a setting of Alpine splendor and only a few steps from the Olympic Museum.

Hotel des Voyageurs

Rooms allotment deadline: October 26, 2012

Rue Grand St Jean 19, 1003 Lausanne

P: +41 21 319 91 11 / F: +41 21 319 91 12
  • Single room: CHF 133.-
  • Double room for single use: CHF 158.-
  • Double room: CHF 182.-
Breakfast included. Taxes CHF 2.50 pp/pd not included. Free Wi-Fi.

With 33 rooms, located in the pedestrian area, quiet, in the city center. One footstep from the historical old town, the market streets, the banks and the urban life, without noise. The University and the Palais de Beaulieu (congress center), the main hospitals and clinics are about 15 minutes away from our hotel. 5 minutes away from the train station, 10 minutes away from the lake of Geneva, and 40 minutes away from Geneva Airport.

Hotel Crystal

Rooms allotment deadline: October 20, 2012

Rue Chaucrau 5, 1003 Lausanne

P: +41 21 320 04 46
  • Single room: CHF 131.-
  • Double room: CHF 179.-
Breakfast included. Taxes CHF 2.50 pp/pd not included. Wi-Fi in the room: CHF 5.- per day.

Situated in a quiet pedestrian street, we offer you a warm welcome, a high quality equipment for your comfort and we serve a hearty Swiss buffet breakfast. Nice bathroom; shower or bath/WC, 2 beds or queen size bed, radio-TV, minibar, private phone line, small safe, hair-dryers.


Fassbind Hotels

The following 3 hotels (belonging to the Fassbind group) do not provide rooms allotment. The rooms must be booked through their reservation webpage.
While booking, the promotion code "socinfo2012" will earn you a 20% discount on both Single and Double rooms.

Hotel Alpha-Palmiers


Rue du Petit-Chene 34, 1003 Lausanne

P: +41 21 55 55 999 / F: +41 21 55 55 998

The Alpha-Palmiers is an oasis of quietness in the center of Lausanne. Its unique architecture surrounded by magical gardens is the guarantee for a restful stay. Located only two minutes from the railway and metro station it’s the ideal starting point to discover the city. 210 rooms with wide bathroom and dressing make you feel at home. Fitness with Sauna and hammam.

Hotel Agora Swiss Night


Av. Du Rond-Point 9, 1006 Lausanne

P: +41 21 55 55 955 / F: +41 21 55 55 959

The Agora Swiss Night is located in a very quite surrounding only 300meter from the main Railway station. Close to the lake and the metro line, the Agora offers you a truly Swiss experience with an international 4 stars standard. The breakfast is served in a panoramic room at the top floor of the hotel. From there you have a flabbergasting view on the Alps, the Lake Geneva and the Jura Mountains.

Hotel City


Rue Caroline 5, 1003 Lausanne

P: +41 21 320 21 41 / F: +41 21 320 21 49

The Hotel City is located in the heart of Lausanne. Ideal to discover quickly the historical part of Lausanne. The breakfast is served in a panoramical room overlooking Lausanne’s old town with a great view on the gothic cathedral. The hotel offers good rates and confortable rooms with safe, fire alarm Wi-Fi.


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