The Chedi Andermatt is an exclusive 5-star hotel surrounded by the Swiss Alps. Its unique combination of classic Alpine chic infused with modern Asian influences creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. All 123 rooms and suites are luxuriously and elegantly furnished and feature a fireplace and large windows.
There are several on-site restaurants. The Restaurant features an open show-kitchen and serves Asian and European cuisine. Take a peek into their Wine and Cheese Cellar as well. The Japanese Restaurant, recipient of one Michelin star, offers authentic Japanese cuisine, such as sushi and sashimi. When the weather is nice, the Courtyard is open as well. During the winter months, do not miss traditional Swiss dishes, such as fondue and raclette, at The Chalet. The Wine and Cigar Library houses an extensive wine and cigar selection.
Baur au Lac is one of the oldest luxury hotels and has been owned by the same family for six generations. This grand hotel is nestled in its own private park in the center of Zurich’s business district, within walking distance of Zurich lake and Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich’s chic shopping street. It offers 119 rooms and suites that are all decorated in different styles, yet all have modern features.
Recipient of a Michelin star fine-dining Restaurant Pavillon features seasonal and contemporary French cuisine. For small bites and sweets, head to Le Hall in the elegant lobby. In the winter, they offer an Afternoon Tea as well.
This 5-star luxury hotel situated on Lake Leman boasts stunning architecture. It is conveniently located close to the city center of Lausanne. The 168 rooms and suites are divided among two buildings and have been recently renovated and are lavishly decorated.
Beau-Rivage Palace features seven on-site restaurants offering a variety of cuisines, including Japanese and Italian. One of the restaurants has even received two Michelin stars. In the outdoor Lobby Lounge guests can relax and enjoy smaller dishes. For a unique experience, embark on a gourmet evening cruise on steamboat Le Montreux during the summer months.
For those that prefer to stay in family run hotels, The Beau Rivage is the oldest, and only independent family run hotel in Geneva. Opened in 1865, the hotel has 90 rooms and suites with a sumptuous décor. Some deluxe rooms have lake views, however our preferred rooms are the Prestige rooms that have panoramic views.
The guide Michelin says of Le Chat Botte, the one star hotel restaurant: ‘This picturesquely named restaurant ('Puss in Boots') serves contemporary-style cuisine with traditional roots, using culinary techniques that create harmonious flavours. The food is complemented by the expert work of the sommelier, who skilfully guides guests through the impressive wine list’.
The hotel also has an alfresco terrace La Terrace, which is open year-round for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and cocktails. In addition the hotel offers a fine dining authentic Thai restaurant – Patara.
The Four Seasons Hotel Des Bergues has been an iconic palace hotel since 1834. The very first hotel in Geneva, it is globally renowned for impeccable service. Classic in style, with modern twists, the hotel has an enviable location with views right of the river and Lake Geneva. Almost a quarter of the hotel’s 115 rooms are suites, many of which are completely individual in style. Of the four regular room categories, the Deluxe are the most spacious, and views of the lake may be requested.
The Michelin Guide describes the hotel’s one-star restaurant Il Lago as: ‘Offering a taste of Italy on Lake Geneva, this restaurant combines decorative features such as pilasters and paintings with elegant Italian cuisine which is light, subtle and fragant. A delightful dining experience!’ Breakfast can also be taken alfresco in the summer on the outside terrace of the restaurant.
On the 7th floor of the hotel is Izumi, a renowned Japanese Fusion restaurant. In the summer the outside roof-top terrace gives stunning views of the mountains and lake. Also on the top floor of the hotel is the fabulous Mont Blanc spa, complete with full size lap pool and mountain views!
Hotel Schweizerhof is one of the most historic hotels in Lucerne today, not to mention the first luxury hotel in Lucerne. Having recently undergone an extensive renovation, Schweizerhof is now firmly in the same league as some of the other luxury boutique hotels of Lucerne. The hotel has been family owned and operated since 1861, with each generation of hoteliers putting their own flavor into the hotel. Today it is a mix of art deco and 21st century styles.
The hotel’s restaurant enjoys a unique “Guest Chef” experience, which is popular among hotel guests and locals alike. In the summer the terrace is the place to be for live music and great cocktails. We suggest booking a room with a balcony to take in the lake views from the comfort of your room.
Positioned on the top of the Bürgenstock ridge above Lake Lucerne and accessible by funicular, the new Bürgenstock Hotel & Spa is nothing short of majestic. With just 102 rooms and suites, and an extensive spa, it is the perfect place to relax after a day of sightseeing or for a few nights of rest and relaxation at the end of any Swiss program. The resort boasts 12 restaurants, as well as, a variety of activities on property from golf to horse riding. All of the rooms overlook the breathtaking landscape of the Swiss Alps and Lake Lucerne. The Bürgenstock Hotel & Spa is truly Alpine living at its finest.
Les Trois Rois is Basel’s most luxury hotel and famously one of the oldest hotels in Switzerland dating back to 1681. With numerous notable guests staying throughout its history, Les Trois Rois lets guests step back in time with a taste of palace life. With just 101 rooms, it is perfectly located for exploring Basel’s city center and the surrounding countryside. It’s beautifully renovated and well-appointed rooms are spacious, many with views over the Rhine.
Les Trois Rois’s service in typical Swiss fashion, is near perfect from the front of house team to housekeeping. Enjoy a typical French-Swiss meal in the famous dining room overlooking the Rhine river views. Head out to the terrace for a night cap!
The Storchen is Zurich’s most charming hotel. Storchen means Stork in German, and you will see motifs of the bird throughout the decor. Boutique, with just 66 rooms and suites this is the oldest hotel in Zurich, and one of the oldest and most historic hotels in the world – in operation since 1357! Now firmly in the 21st century the hotel has had a major refurbishment giving it a fresh, modern and classically contemporary look. The rooms are striking, and light filled. Due to the age of the building, some of the rooms are on the smaller side, so for the most spacious rooms opt for a Junior Suite, or Panoramic Corner room.
The Storchen also lays claim to possibly the best views in Zurich. It is the ONLY hotel on the River Limmat, and both the hotel bar – Barcetta, and the Rotisserie Restaurant having unlimited river views. Both are well regarded and patronized by locals, and you can enjoy breakfast with a view!