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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.

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New services for the summer season 2020

To welcome you in the best sanitary and comfort conditions, and in order to comply with the directives of the Federal Council and the Wallis canton, new services are in place for this summer 2020.

Promotions hotel 10%/15%/20%

Systematic promotion 10% if you stay 2 days at the hotel. 3 days = 15%. 4 days = 20%. Take the opportunity to relax and enjoy our piece of paradise.

Open daily 10am-7pm

We are open non-stop (bar 10am-7pm, restaurant 10am-6pm) every day (except some monday/tuesday, see the agenda)

Closed in the evening at 7pm. Orders are placed directly at the bar.

Evening restaurant for groups on request

On request at least 48 hours in advance, we can make restaurant in the evening for groups of 10 people minimum.

A la carte, or menu to be agreed together.

Take-Away every day 10am-6pm

Food to take away all day (ends at 6pm) : burgers, pastry, etc . See the menu.

Special take-away dishes

2 to 3 times a week, special take-away dishes (couscous, paëlla, etc.).

Increase number of seats on the terrace

We have fitted out the outskirts of the Gouille and offer you much more terrace seats, while respecting the sanitary spacing.

Terrace service, music

You will find on the terrace our musical atmosphere as well as our gourmet menu : food, drinks, original cocktails, large selection of beers and wines, …

Draft beer to go

New concept: Go for a walk or at home with your cold draft beer to go.

Local or homemade products.

For your well-being, the breakfast tray is mainly composed of local and artisanal or homemade products.

New organization for breakfasts

Due to new constraints, breakfasts will be available on trays. No buffet. And in 2 services, at a fixed time (8 and 9am).

Reduction in the number of open rooms

To better accommodate you in good sanitary conditions, we also decided to close 3 rooms for booking. 6 are available.

No dormitory for this summer

Unfortunately we will not be able to offer accommodation in dormitories for this summer.

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.
In the morning, a breakfast is offered at an additional cost.

On reservation the evening before, a breakfast on tray (no buffet) is available at a price of CHF 14 per person per day. Only 2 services at 8h00 & 9h00

Systematic promotion 10% if you stay 2 days at the hotel. 3 days = 15%. 4 days = 20%.

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


King Bed double room - Balcony

From : summer 95 / winter 95 CHF

The perfect place


Double room - Queen Bed

From : summer 90 / winter 90 CHF

The ideal place for a couple


Triple room : 1 Queen bed + 1 simple bed

From : summer 130 / winter 130 CHF

Perfect place for a couple with a child


Double Room - Twin Beds

From : summer 90 / winter 90 CHF

Confort & view at the right price.


Single room with balcony

From : summer 65 / winter 65 CHF

For one person, perfect view


Single room for one person

From : summer 60 / winter 60 CHF

For one person


Hostel - Single beds in shared dormitory

Room currently not available. No rental this season.

From : summer 20 / winter 20 CHF

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 !


A simple mountain hotel, 9 rooms with mountain views, a varied breakfast, very sweet prices. 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.


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.


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


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

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

L'Aroll'lard in concert

L'Aroll'lard in concert

L’Aroll’lard in concert

Because of confinement, many of you were unable to attend the LIVE CONCERT last night at La Gouille.

No worries, our great friend Capture Concepts filmed everything for you !!! 🎥

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A 500 tracks playlist

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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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.

We are open !

This winter La Gouille is open on Saturday, December 14, 2019 and will be close from Sunday, May 31, 2020
This summer La Gouille is open on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 and will be close from Sunday, September 13, 2020

Do you want to come to sleep at the hotel ?

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

Systematic promotion 10% if you stay 2 days at the hotel. 3 days = 15%. 4 days = 20%.
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We are open …
with new services for summer 2020