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A Hotel-Bar-Restaurant at walking distance of Lac Bleu
Magic walks 5 min from ski slopes Evening with friends Après-Ski Afternoon Eclectic musical bar Freeriders Relay Quiet holidays

Winter or summer, between Evolène and Arolla in the heart of Valais Switzerland, the pension du Lac Bleu (La Gouille) welcomes you in a warm atmosphere. Sleep, Drink, Eat fresh & homemade.

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La Gouille ? What is that funny name ?

Opened in 1905 as the pension du Lac Bleu (Blue Lake), the hotel is located between Arolla and Evolène in val d'Hérens (Wallis). The hotel-bar is now affectionately called 'La Gouille'. Inventive cuisine, fresh & homemade. A musical bar with a unique atmosphere. Concerts and regular events. A new young team, already managing the Arolla campsite a few kilometers away, has taken over management since November 2018.

Our rooms & dormitories / Rates

Our 9 rooms all have mountain views. Each room has a sink. Two bathrooms with shower and toilets are upstairs. An other toilet is also available upstairs.
The dormitory part has 3 showers and 2 toilets.The dormitories cannot be used by groups with minors unaccompanied by their parents.
WiFi is free.
In the morning, a breakfast is offered at an additional cost.

All of our rooms have NEW bedding and were refreshed and redecorated !

King Bed double room - Balcony

From (CHF): summer 95 / winter 95   

The perfect place

Double room - Queen Bed

From (CHF): summer 90 / winter 90   

The ideal place for a couple

Triple room : 1 Queen bed + 1 simple bed

From (CHF): summer 130 / winter 130   

Perfect place for a couple with a child

Double Room - Twin Beds

From (CHF): summer 90 / winter 90   

Confort & view at the right price.

Single room with balcony

From (CHF): summer 65 / winter 65   

For one person, perfect view

Single room for one person

From (CHF): summer 60 / winter 60   

For one person

Hostel - Single beds in shared dormitory

From (CHF): summer 20 / winter 20   

Hostel - perfect for riders & groups

Our offers ...

In the middle of a natural environment and at the foot of the glaciers, we guarantee you a warm family atmosphere, a fresh & homemade cooking, all this with a good mood !

Hotel

A simple mountain hotel, 9 rooms with mountain views, a varied breakfast, very sweet prices. Free WiFi. What more is needed to spend a beautiful night ?

Dorms at unbeatable prices

A dormitory/hostel part, simple and at cheap price. Ideal for groups, riders or simply to discover the region on a small budget.

Small bistro catering

A menu, full of local and gourmet products, and homemade prepared by us. Plus fondues as well and exclusive recipes from La Gouille, “the Aroll’Lard”, “the évasion”, …

Restaurant, fresh & homemade

Our chef also offers you a more varied, more sophisticated catering menu to meet your culinary desires with more variety.

Drinks

Between classics, Valais wines and hot drinks, you will find a small place for our large choice of local and craft beers, our Single Malt aged Whiskies and exclusive cocktails “Blue La Gouille” or “Dédé 4.478”.

Musical bar

From the underground to the great classics of popular music, come listen to the hidden musical treasures of the 60’s to the present day. Change of scenery guaranteed.

After-Ski

We are imaginative, you will certainly find a moment or an event who can fit your mood. More info by consulting the agenda.

Games

We offer many board games from 2 to 6 players according to your desires. Why not be tempted by new games ?

Free Wifi

Surf leisurely, while sipping a good local beer.

Have a try for Camping Arolla

In summer, you can spend some time between the Hotel de la Gouille and Camping Arolla (3,2 km).

Pets welcome

Your pets (except giraffes and elephants) are welcome (with a supplement, in some rooms and not in the hostel/shared dormitory).

Privatize La Gouille

An exceptional event? A bachelor party girl? A seminar ? You can privatize the hotel and its associated services for a moment that we will make unforgettable. And our sweet prices are even sweeter for those events. Contact us directly for more information …

Our (not so) secret stories

The latest news at the hotel/bar

 
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A 500 tracks playlist

500 tracks Playlist Deezer

You can’t come to the bar ? We are closed ? You’re in containment ? We did it. Here is a small (500 tracks) selection to listen at home.

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Interview of Cyril and Ambre

Interview with Cyril and Ambre, managers of Camping d’Arolla and Hotel Bar de La Gouille

In the Val d’Hérens Tourist Information Center series “These ambassadors from elsewhere”, here is our interview carried out in October 2019.

A big thank you to Val d’Hérens and their daily action.

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Vintage photos

Some vintage photos

La Gouille was built on 1905 …

Here are some vintage shots during his life & history …

You just want to come see us ?

All this is tempting you? Do you just want to have a drink, listen to music or share a meal with your friends? Perfect, we are waiting for you.

Find us. Contact us.

Coronavirus:
To ensure the protection of staff and customers and follow the latest official guidelines, La Gouille will temporarily close its doors from this Monday, March 16.

We live in these moments with a heavy heart. Take good care of yourself and don’t forget us, our house is yours.

Let us be positive by telling you that we are preparing for you a flamboyant return !

We are closed ! See you on the re-open ...

In winter the hotel is open on Saturday, December 14, 2019 and will be close from Monday, June 15, 2020
In summer the hotel is open on Monday, June 15, 2020 and will be close from Monday, November 2, 2020

Do you want to come to sleep at the hotel ?

Perfect. You can book, we are waiting for you.

Logiciel de réservation touristique par WuBook
Coronavirus: We are temporarily closed

To ensure the protection of staff and customers
we follow the latest official guidelines.

In the meantime click to listen to our 500 tracks playlist …