Back from a recent trip to Geneva we fell in love with this Swiss financial powerhouse. From the Palace of Nations and the Reformation Wall to the numerous gourmet restaurants and elite spas, Geneva is a travel destination where luxury and cultural splendour meet. So in true TLE style we have picked out our favourite hotels in the city that will guarantee an enjoyable stay. Book into one of these superb luxury hotels in Switzerland’s capital and let us know how you get on.
Grand Hotel Kempinski
Located right on the shores of Lake Geneva, this hotel provides inspiring views of Lake Geneva and of its foremost attraction: the Jet d’Eau. From your hotel room you will also be able to see Mont Blanc and the glorious French Alps. Whether you stay in the world famous Geneva Suite itself or opt for another of the more than 400 guest rooms in this hotel, you will enjoy every comfort, with a range of gourmet restaurant on hand (Le Grill is delectable for instance) and plenty of options to make your stay more pleasant, such as deluxe picnic baskets for two that you can take with you as you sit by the lake or explore the city.
Address: Quai du Mont-Blanc 19, 1201 Genève, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 908 90 81
Situated on the banks of the majestic Rhone river, this beautiful hotel has been recently renovated. 189 spacious rooms and suites await you here, all of them tastefully decorated in a modern art style. The hotel’s on site restaurant, Rasoi by Vineet, was opened by renowned Michelin star winning chef Vineet Bhatia. Whether you relax in the spa and steam room or work out in the fitness centre, you will enjoy a fantastic stay here. It is close to all of the main sites of the city, including the main train station.
Address: Quai Turrettini 1, 1201 Genève, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 909 00 00
Founded in 1834, the Four Seasons is Geneva’s first ever hotel, so when you stay here you will be partaking in a little slice of history. This hotel is renowned for its luxurious accommodation and also for the spectacular views that it affords of Lake Geneva and the beautiful Jet d’Eau fountain. With a relaxing premium spa and plenty of meeting space, this hotel is well equipped both for leisure travellers and for corporate guests.
Address: Quai des Bergues 33, 1201 Genève, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 908 70 00
Housed in a magnificent building that dates back to 1755, this boutique hotel with 39 rooms and suites offers five star luxury to all of its guests. It blends classic British and Swiss elements of design, and its on site Windows Restaurant provides amazing gourmet food. Relax in the Cigar Lounge or the Leopard Bar, or just marvel at the splendid views of Lake Leman and the Jet d’Eay from your hotel room window.
Address: Quai du Mont-Blanc 17, 1201 Genève, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 906 55 55
This five star hotel is located on the shores of Lake Geneva and it provides breathtaking views over the lake’s tranquil waters. Built in 1865, this hotel offers truly awe inspiring decor in all of its rooms and suites, including crystal chandeliers and nineteenth century style four poster beds with silky embroidered bedspreads. Several of these suites, such as the Richard Wagner Suite, are renowned all over the world. Enjoy a delicious meal with a view on the Terrace or let the hotel’s very own limousine service whisk you away to your destination in the centre of the city.
Address: Quai du Mont-Blanc 13, 1201 Genève, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 716 66 66