Often described as “heaven on earth,” Switzerland is a must when travel is acceptable again. Captivating mountainous landscapes, piercingly blue lakes, and charming locales make visiting the country an evocative experience. In #Switzerland, depending on which specific region you’re in, you will hear one of the four official languages—German, French, Italian, and Romansch. The European nation is known for its top-tier hospitality within its hotels, which has set a precedent for luxury around world. From the hills above Lake Lucerne to congenial city, Zurich, we’ve rounded up three of our favorite hotels below 🇨🇭👇
1️⃣ Hotel Villa Honegg (@villahonegg) is a five-star, 23-room hotel perched atop mount Bürgenstock, which grants its guests panoramic views of down-the-hill, Lake Lucerne. Set within the Swiss countryside, where it’s surrounded by white-capped peaks or verdant hillsides—depending on the season—vacationers can decompress through taking a dip in the famed infinity pool or lounging on the hotel’s private terrace (📷: @jess.wandering)
2️⃣ Beau-Rivage Palace (@BeauRivagePalace) is a storied Swiss landmark & hotel, which since its 1861 grand opening, has seen numerous uplifts of its early-on, neo-baroque, and art nouveau style buildings. Located on the shores of Lake Geneva and boasting serene views of the Alps, guests can enjoy the stunning landscape from the hotel’s palatial rooms, four-hectare garden, and inviting private terrace. History-buffs can feel enlightened to know that the site has held several international conferences, including the armistice signing in 1912, ending the war between Italy and Turkey (📷: @iamfranzel)
3️⃣ When in Switzerland’s biggest city, Zurich, discerning travelers should look at staying at iconic hotel, The Dolder Grand (@TheDolderGrand). Originally designed by renowned Architect, Jacques Gros, the hotel’s historical, stately aesthetic has seen various uplifts and additions throughout the years; most notably, the two mid-century wings which hug the original, fairytale-like castle. The hotel’s contemporary & classic Swiss interior, as well as collection of museum-worthy art—includes pieces by Haring, Dalí, and Warhol—create a luxe ambiance that mixes past with future (📷: @csi_photography)
Explore More with Hotels Above Par
Interested in more of our favorite hotels in Switzerland? Take a look at the Cambrian Adelboden and the White Pod Hotel, and, if you’re planning a ski trip to Switzerland, make sure to check out our favorite luxe ski resorts.