Hotel des vignes

“Your home away from home”.

Welcome to the Hotel des Vignes in Valais

In the following page you will find all the necessary information about the hotel and its surroundings to make your stay unforgettable. If you cannot find the answer to a question in this document, please contact the reception desk (internal tel. 590)
or at the Bistrot du Lounge (internal tel. 650)

“We are happy to have you as our guest”

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Address

Hôtel des Vignes
Rue du Pont 9
CH-1958 Uvrier
Tél : 0041 (0) 27 203 50 30
Mail hotel@desvignes.ch
Site Web www.hoteldesvignes.ch
Facebook www.facebook.com/hoteldesvignes.ch/
Instagram @hoteldesvignession
GPS coordinates
Lat : N 46.253441° (46°15’12.39»)
Lng : E 7.415295° (7°24’55.06»)

Adapter

International plugs are available at the reception for a deposit of CHF 10. A European plug is located on the desk. If it does not fit your device, ask for an adapter at the reception.

Allergies

Please advise us of any allergies when booking rooms so that we can make arrangements before your arrival.

Aperitif

Possibility of organizing aperitif dinners in the lobby.
Capacity 60 to 80 people.
Information at the reception desk Tel. 590

Arrival and departure

Check-in is possible from 3 pm and check-out until 11 am. Depending on the occupancy rate, it is possible that the room will not be ready by 3pm.
However, if the room has not been occupied the day before, it is possible to check in before 3 pm. For a checkout after 11:00 am, please contact the reception. We will grant it to you as far as possible.

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Baggage

It is possible to leave your luggage under surveillance during the day at the reception. We do not have a luggage service but we can help you if needed.

Bathroom stool and shower mat

On request. (Limited number)

Bathrobes and slippers

Vous les trouverez dans l’armoire de votre chambre.

Bar/Lounge

The hotel’s Bar/Lounge is open daily from 2pm to 11pm. Internal tel. of the Bar 650.

Bikes

We provide two electric bikes (1 large and 1 medium) free of charge in the right season. They will be under your full responsibility in case of loss or theft. A release form must be filled out at the reception desk before obtaining them.

Ask at the reception. Tel. 590 (8am to 9pm) outside reception hours at the breakfast service Tel. 650.

Bicycles are not allowed in the room, we have a closed bicycle room. The key must be requested at the reception or at the service. Electric bikes are not allowed for people under 16 years old.

Breakfast

Our magnificent breakfast buffet is served from 7:00 am to 10:00 am from Monday to Friday and until 11:00 am on Saturdays and Sundays in the Castel room and the restaurant. Possibility before 7:00 am, please contact the reception. Possibility to have a “continental” breakfast in your room until 10 am. Please call service 650 to order it directly.

Brochures

Various tourist brochures are at your disposal in the display case on the right of the reception. You can also find all the information in the official languages on : https://siontourisme.ch/index.php/fr/

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Cash dispenser

When leaving the hotel, turn left, 100 m, then right on the front of the Pellet bakery is an ATM.

In the village of St-Léonard, 800m away, there is also a bank.

Caterer

We do not cater for private jet companies due to the hygienic standards for transportation. Please contact www.chezzen.ch/fr/accueil/

Cleaning of the rooms

The cleaning of the rooms is done between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. If you leave the red “Do Not Disturb” card, the room will not be cleaned until the next day.

Coffee to go at the reception

We offer you a coffee for the road at your checkout. Ask for your capsule at the reception or at the service/bar (1 free capsule per customer at the beginning).

Children/Babies

We have cots and high chairs for meals (4 in total). We do not have a babysitting service.

Children are welcome as long as you take care of them. Be responsible for your offspring’s behavior in relation to other customers!

The lobby/bar/restaurant/hallways/WC are not a playroom and the house decorations are not toys…
The chimney is not a slide…
Bicycles, scooters and rollerblades are not allowed inside the hotel.

The outdoor park is big enough for them to have fun.

If you want to tire them out

A playground is located 11 minutes walk from the hotel in Uvrier

playground-uvrier

Happyland in Granges (4,9 km – 7 mn) http://www.happyland.ch/

happyland-sierre

Chimney

In the lobby is our fireplace area where a fire is lit in the evenings in winter for your comfort and cosy atmosphere.

Chest / Treasure

You can deposit your valuables in the safe in your room. The instructions are on the cabinet door.
For high value items, please deposit them in the hotel’s central safe. At checkout, please leave the safe open!

Climatisation

To keep your room cool, we recommend keeping your blinds closed during the day and opening them when the sun goes down. Think about the environment, don’t leave the air conditioning on while you are away. In order to save electricity, it will be automatically switched off by the housekeeping during the cleaning of your room. Thank you for your understanding.

Cushions

All our rooms are equipped with two feather pillows. If you are allergic to feathers, please inform us at the time of reservation, number of synthetic cushions limited.

Couture

In the bathroom you will find a sewing kit.

Coworking

The Hôtel des Vignes is delighted to announce the opening of its coworking space in partnership with the company PuraWorka. Since November 1, 2020, as a hotel guest you have free access to the workspace during your stay. Password for the wifi: hotel-vignes. It is possible that all the workplaces are occupied. From then on, you can move to the hotel lobby to work as well.
Opening hours: 8am to 9pm.

Cigarettes

Since July 1, 2009, smoking is prohibited in any public place indoors. Our hotel is therefore strictly non-smoking, also in all our rooms. Smoking is allowed on the outdoor terrace and the balcony of the room.
We have a smoking room in the lobby at the far left.
If a guest smokes in the room despite the ban, we will charge a supplement of CHF 300.00 for the complete cleaning of the room, bed linen, mattress and curtains. This amount can also be charged to your credit card after your departure

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Dinner/Lunch

Our restaurant is open from 14h to 23h (last order 21h).

Please scan the QR code to access our map.

It is advisable to reserve a table. We cannot guarantee a table without a reservation in case of high occupancy. Internal phone 590 or 650

Drinking water

The tap water is of excellent quality and can be consumed without any problem. Don’t forget, we are in the Alps.

Dogs

Dogs are welcome in our establishment. Two dogs per room maximum. They can accompany you in the entire hotel except for the breakfast room.

The price per night and per dog is CHF 10. We do not provide dog beds or dog bowls.

However, they are subject to the same rules as you inside the establishment, a correct behavior and a clean dress in order not to cause damage. You are fully responsible for your pet.

If we find that the instructions are not followed, we reserve the right to add additional cleaning and/or repair costs to your stay. If damage is found after your departure, the amount of the repairs will be charged to your credit card.

If your dog has the habit of climbing on beds and sofas, please ask for a sheet to protect the furniture from hair! Think of the allergic persons… thank you for your understanding.

Dogs / Toilets

The commune of Sion has installed a plastic bag dispenser outside the hotel on the left. The containers are 50 m to the left of the hotel and 50 m to the right of the hotel, both on the opposite side of the road. The reception will tell you their exact locations. Please pick up your dog’s “commission” with the bag, close it and put it in the container.
We would like to draw your attention to the fact that the police are handing out fines to people who do not pick up after their pets.
The park of the hotel is forbidden for the big needs of your pet!

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Electricity

In Switzerland, we have a 230V electrical network.
An international plug is located on the desk.
If it does not fit your device, ask for an adapter at the reception. (Deposit of CHF 10.-)

Electric car

There is a possibility to charge electric cars. There is a terminal in front of the hotel entrance. If you don’t have an account with E-mobility, just scan the QR-Code and choose your payment method. The amount can not be put in extra on the rooms.

Entrance of the hotel

The sliding doors at the entrance of the hotel are closed after 10 pm.

The room’s magnetic card opens the small night entrance door to the right of the main entrance. Please place your room card against the black device below the switch which will trigger the opening of this door. Then please push the door. There is no more service or presence from 11pm to 7am.

In case of emergency at night (illness or accident), please call 530 or the hotel number +41 27 203 50 30

Environment

You can help us to make the hotel as ecological as possible: use the towels for several days (see towels), don’t let the water run unnecessarily, keep the heaters at a reasonable temperature, turn off the lights etc… The air conditioners are turned off during the day by the housekeeping.

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Familial

Despite the Covid situation, we try to satisfy you in the best possible way to make your stay unforgettable. Our team is very small and we work as a family. We do our best to give our house a soul and make you feel at home. Our employees are part of our family and yours in mutual respect…

Fumoir Davidoff-Lounge

Our hotel has a smoking room. You will find a choice of cigars of different brands. We also sell some cigarettes at the reception (Marlboro red and gold). Closing time is 11pm.

Fitness

Opening hours from 8am to 9pm
A fitness room is located 2 minutes walk from the hotel on the other side of the main road. Please contact the reception desk to obtain the entrance card. Please bring a small towel and a pair of sport shoes. Do not use energy drinks if there is no one at the reception… They are not free. www.13etoilesfitness.ch/
Children under the age of 16 are not allowed in the fitness center.

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Golf

Reservations at the various golf courses in the region must be made directly by the clients. We are partners with the golf of Sierre and Sion. You will receive a discount on the green fees of these two golf courses if you stay in our establishment. Once you have booked your course, please inform us so we can confirm your stay with us.

www.golfsion.ch/ www.golfsierre.ch/ www.golfnoas.ch/
www.golfcrans.ch/fr/ www.golfleuk.ch/

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Hair dryer

You will find a hair dryer in the closet of your room.

Host Card

Please ask for your card at the reception. You benefit from the privileges that you can consult on the following site: www.siontourisme.ch/cartehote.

These times are subject to change depending on Covid restrictions.

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Incendiary

In case of fire, please remain calm. Give the alarm by phone to the reception of the hotel number 590 during the following hours:6am to 11pm

Between 11pm and 6am internal number 530 or the hotel number +41 27 203 50 30

You can also activate the alarm buttons located on each floor or by calling the fire department directly. No 118.

Be specific in your information, please give the room number and a precise description of the extent of the fire. Close all windows and doors to prevent the spread of fire by drafts.

Take only important documents with you and leave your room calmly. Do not use the elevator under any circumstances.

If you cannot reach the hallway or any emergency exits: stay in your room, close doors and windows, block openings with damp cloth or towels.

Internet /wifi

All our rooms as well as the bar, the bistro, the lounge and the seminar rooms offer fast (fiber optic) and free wireless internet access. Sometimes it can be blocked beyond our control. It is possible to restart the system. Please inform the reception in case of connection problems. The best Wifi coverage is provided in the lobby and coworking area.

Invoice

In order to proceed more quickly with checkout on the day of departure, we recommend that you pay your hotel bill the night before.
The reception opens at 7am on weekdays and at 8am on weekends. If you need to check out early, please pay your bill the day before.
These schedules are subject to change due to Covid restrictions.

Attention, here are the valid Swiss tickets. Since the end of April 2021, we no longer accept old tickets.

swiss-tickets-accepted

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Journals

Next to the reception, you will find a wide selection of daily newspapers in French and German as well as various magazines.

If you take the newspapers to your room, please be so kind as to bring them back for everyone to enjoy.

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King

The customer is a king as long as he also behaves like a king…. A bon entendeur 😊

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Laundry – Chemical cleaning

It is possible for you to entrust us with laundry to be cleaned and ironed. Delivery of the linen before 9 am to have it the same day (except the weekend). A price list is located in the closet in your room. Please indicate your name and room number on the form. Once you have completed the list, put everything in the plastic bag provided and leave the bag in your room for the chambermaid to pick up or bring it directly to the reception.

Possibility of dry cleaning your clothes (chemical outside the hotel). Delivery of the linen before 9:00 a.m. delivery in the next 24 hours except the weekend.

Leisure / Walks

Underground lake

In the neighboring village of St-Léonard, a 1 km walk from the hotel, is the underground lake. A privileged witness to the formation of the Alps, this navigable underground lake nestles in the hillside between 30 and 70 meters deep under the vineyard. With a length of 300 meters, it is the largest natural and navigable underground lake in Europe. See opening hours and reservations on the website www.lac-souterrain.com/. You are obliged to make the reservation online because of Covid.

Castle le Castel d’Uvrier

The Castel d’Uvrier is located 5 minutes walk behind the hotel in the vineyards. Departure from the Bisse de Clavau in the vineyards.

Bisse de Clavau

The bisse de Clavau, built around 1450, overlooks the Rhône plain between Sion and St Léonard. As you walk through it, you will discover magnificent panoramic views of the Alps and the plain as well as the famous and spectacular terraced vineyards, typical of the Valais vineyards. About 8 km at an altitude between 550 and 700 m. The travel time is 4 hours round trip.
Difficulty: magnificent low altitude walk that can be done late in the year. No particular difficulty except the passage of a small tunnel badly lit of about fifty meters.
www.valais.ch/fr/activites/randonnee/bisses/bisse-de-clavau
www.loisirs.ch/balades/27275/guerites-et-paix

City of Sion and its castles

3 km away, visit the castles of Valère and Tourbillon and enjoy the many cultural events that take place in the city throughout the year. https://siontourisme.ch/index.php/fr/
www.siontourisme.ch/index.php/fr/culture/les-4-chateaux-de-sion/31-sion-et-ses-chateaux

Oenotourism

Wine is to the Valais what the stars are to the sky: an infinite galaxy of aromas born of the passion of men. We invite you to discover this extraordinary heritage through a wine tourism journey made of emotions, contrasts and excellence, carried by original encounters in the heart of our vineyards and estates. The Valais, a land of hospitality and passion with exceptional flavors, will touch your heart.
www.lesvinsduvalais.ch/oenotourisme/ www.lesvinsduvalais.ch/cavesouvertes/

Thermal pool

www.bainsdesaillon.ch (fermé jusqu’à Noël 2022)
www.bains-lavey.ch/fr/
www.leukerbad.ch/bains-thermaux/
https://thermalbad-wallis.ch/fr/

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Medical doctors

Sion Hospital during the day Doctor on call 0900144033
+41 (0) 27 603 40 00 CHF 0.50 per call + CHF 2.- per minute

Emergencies 144 Police 114 Fire 118 European emergencies 112

Be careful if you order an ambulance, you are responsible for its payment!

Mini-Bar

Minibar (mineral water, ice tea and Coca Cola), kettle (tea, coffee), Nespresso coffee machines (suites only) are included in the room rate. They are filled once a day.
Other beverages are available at bar no. 650. Opening hours from 8am to 10:30pm.

The kettle is not used to cook food! If it is damaged by food, you will be charged a fee of CHF 250.

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Night

After 10:00 p.m., out of respect for other guests, we ask that you keep all electronic devices at a respectable volume. There is no presence or service from 11pm to 7am.
In case of emergency at night (illness or accident), please call 530 or the hotel number +41 27 203 50 30.

Noise

After 10:00 p.m., out of respect for other guests, we ask that you keep all electronic devices at a respectable volume.

In principle the establishment is quiet. However, there is worker traffic on weekdays from 6am to 8am. If your room faces the road, just close the windows during those hours and you won’t hear anything 😊

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Objects left behind

Please be sure to check your room upon departure, we charge an amount between CHF 20.00 and CHF 30.00 for the return of forgotten items. We charge the amount to your credit card. However, we do not send back any item abroad, very excessive shipping and customs fees. The forgotten objects will be kept for 3 months after which they will be donated to charity.

Office of Tourism

For your excursions
Place de la Planta, 1950 Sion
Phone : 0041 (0) 27 327 77 27
https://siontourisme.ch/index.php/fr/

Opening hours

Reception07:00 to 23:00 (8:00 on Sundays) depending on occupancy can be occupied only from 13:00
Bistrot du Lounge2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (last order 9:00 p.m. – Caquelon des Vignes from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.)
Bar/Lounge3pm to 11pm
Closing of the establishment11pm to 7am

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Parking

In front of the hotel there are several free parking spaces, 21 of which are covered. Our parking lot is not guarded.
A large bus can be parked at the bottom of the garden towards the tennis courts.

Pharmacy

5mn walk from the hotel next to the 13 star Fitness and the Ciclissimo bike store (cross the road under the bridge in front of the hotel for 50 m and climb the stairs on your right). Schedules MO-SA. Sundays and holidays on-call pharmacy https://www.pharmavalais.ch/pharmacie-valais/pharmacie-garde-51.html

Phone

For internal calls, pick up the phone and dial the desired number:

From one room to another dial the room number (exception 112, dial 312)
Reception 590
Lounge 650 Bar and Bistro

The phone is blocked for external lines. Please call the reception to unlock. Then dial the entire number with the international code if necessary.
Beware of high communication costs! Use the Whatsapp service on your phone (free)

Photocopies

Photocopies can be made at the reception desk for CHF 0.50 per sheet in black and white. Color copy CHF 1.00 per sheet.

Pressing

We have an ironing service available for a fee. We can bring an ironing board and iron directly to your room (free). Please contact the reception desk Tel. 590.

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Reception / welcome

For any questions, requests for information or complaints, the reception is open from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm or by email at hotel@desvignes.ch.

Restaurants around the Hotel des Vignes

restaurants-uvrier

Nouveau monde centre coop in Uvrier https://www.nouveau-monde.ch/ 027 346 38 28

Restaurant Gusto italian specialties in St-Léonard 027 322 66 22

New Shangai in St-Léonard https://www.newshanghai.ch/ 027 203 60 06

Buffet de la gare in St-Léonard- https://buffet-gare.ch 027 203 43 43

Accademia de la Pizza in St-Léonard https://www.accademia-dellapizza.ch/ 027 203 28 68

Restaurant le Bistrot – wood-fired pizza specialties in St-Léonard 027 203 16 98

However, it is not allowed to eat outside take-away food in our lobby / hall / terrace. Please consume them in your room.

Other restaurants see under Sion

https://fr.tripadvisor.ch/Restaurants-g188097-Sion_Canton_of_Valais_Swiss_Alps.html
https://siontourisme.ch/index.php/fr/

Our favorites for our Valais specialties – fondue – raclette
Château Villa in Sierre (10km – 12mn), open 7/7 https://chateaudevilla.ch/. Reservation required

La Paix la Grange in Evolène (29km – 30mn) https://www.lapaix-lagrange.ch/ Reservation required

Room key/card

Please return the magnetic room keys to us. Do not put your room card with your cell phone. It could be demagnetized.
The room key allows you to enter through the night door which is located to the right of the main entrance if it is closed.

Room service tel. 650 – Surcharge – CHF 5.00 per room stay

Dishes served during service hours
(2pm to 9pm)

DishPrice (CHF)
Club Chicken Sandwich
(chicken, egg, tomatoes, salad, mayonnaise)
14
Smoked Salmon Club Sandwich
(salmon, egg, tomatoes, salad, mayonnaise)
16
Homemade hamburger with French fries25
Planchette valaisanne
(dried meat, bacon, raw ham, sausage and cheese)
26
Dried meat plate
(dried beef from the Valais)
27
Cheese plate15

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Spiders

The hotel is located near the vineyards. We clean your rooms thoroughly unfortunately they make their webs very quickly. Be understanding… if you find one in your room or on the ceiling… They only take up residence in healthy homes 😊

Ski package

Possibility to buy or order daily ski passes in the neighboring resorts. www.valais.ch/fr/activites/ski-et-snowboard
www.valais.ch/fr/activites/ski-et-snowboard/ski-snowboard

Seminar rooms

Are you planning a seminar or a business meeting? We have several seminar rooms at your disposal equipped and able to accommodate up to 50 people. Our reception staff will be happy to assist you. Vous trouvez également ces informations sur notre site www.hoteldesvignes.ch/seminaire-sion/

Stamps

To send your letters or postcards, stamps can be purchased at the reception desk. We do not have any stamps for foreign countries. A post office is located in the Commune of St-Léonard at 5 mn on foot.

Supermarché / Shopping center

The Coop shopping center is a 10-minute walk from the hotel on the right. Opening hours: https://www.uvrier-centre.ch/

uvrier-centre

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Taxi Mattei Sion

+41 27 203 67 68 or +41 79 415 00 38
Hôtel des Vignes – Sion station CHF 30.00 / Attention All cabs do not take credit cards. Tell us when you order that you want to pay with a CC. Possibility to have cash at the ATM/ATM at 5 m walking distance by leaving the hotel on the left near the Pellet bakery.
The cab fare cannot be charged to your room extras.

Toilet articles and cigarettes

Toiletries such as toothbrushes, shaving kits etc. are available at the reception desk for a fee.

Transport

We have a 6-seater bus available for a fee at certain times/days only.
Please contact the reception desk 590.

Train

The St-Léonard train station with regional trains to Sion or Sierre is 8 minutes away on foot. SBB timetable. www.sbb.ch/fr/horaire.html

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Wifi

Name : hôtel des vignes / Password : hoteldesvignes

Important phone numbers

Reception 590 Bar – Lounge Bistro 650

Night emergencies illness or accident between 11pm and 7am, dial 530 or the hotel number +41 27 203 50 30

All of the above schedules are subject to change due to Covid restrictions.

Wines

Ask for our beautiful map. You will discover excellent wines from the region, Switzerland and elsewhere.
If you like a wine, it is possible to buy it. Ask the restaurant staff. Tel. 650

Possibility of tasting : see the chapter Œnotourism

hotel-valais

Enjoy your stay in our house 😊 😊 😊