The 8 Best Luxury Hotels
At Butterfield & Robinson, our hotels aren’t prosaic—they’re pure poetry.
From castles and riads to ryokans and monasteries, we source lodgings that aren’t just places to crash, but one-of-a-kind spots as intimate, authentic and sublime as the rest of your journey—and packed with personal touches from our hotelier friends.
Below we’ve rounded up a few of the best luxury hotels in Switzerland, where you can do so much more than simply rest your head.
But be warned: there may be tears when it’s time to say goodbye!
Long the hotspot for visiting dignitaries and politicians, this grand five-star hotel boasts splendid salons and a stunning bar with river view terrace.
All of our comfortable rooms offer river or Bernese Alpine views.
Nestled at the foot of the world-famous Eiger north face, this luxury chalet hotel blends typical Swiss alpine interior details with contemporary comfort and a peaceful location.
Immersed in the green pastures overlooking the village of Grindelwald, you’ll be pampered by its spa and bar—or just enjoy the sun on its welcoming Alp-facing terrace.
Built in 1868, this lovely and intimate hotel is a stone’s throw from Lake Leman on the edge of Vevey.
Its classic, refined design and exquisite service make you feel at home, while the views across the lake to the Alps are spectacularly restful.
A Small Luxury Hotel of the World, La Cordée des Alpes celebrates the Alps with its rustic-chic interiors and welcoming spa – with a fireplace beside the Jacuzzi!
Their 32 rooms and suites are a haven of comfort.
This historic Swiss property is utterly charming, carrying you back to the dawn of Alpine tourism, when well-heeled British adventurers first ventured to these peaks.
Beautiful original details blend with contemporary comforts, including a beautiful spa.
All B&R cabins on the S.S Antoinette boast French balconies affording wide views of the riverscapes and feature high-quality beds and linens, marble bathrooms with Hermes and L’Occitane accessories.
The restaurant, often resupplied with fresh regional ingredients en route, offers an array of beautifully prepared starters and entrées, as well as a sumptuous daily buffet breakfast, all in a panoramic setting.
Conveniently situated in the heart of charming Vevey, this elegant hotel is part of the Historical Hotels of Switzerland, as well as inscribed as a cultural property of national importance.
Enjoy walking along the dock right at the hotel’s doorstep, taking in the evening light coming down the mountains across the lake.
Ideally situated in a small park within walking distance from everything in the famous town of Gstaad, this 5-star hotel and spa built in 1912 and recently renovated exudes an easy, playful sophistication.
Stroll to town for some shopping, enjoy the world-class spa or simply relax in your chic room or the hotel’s green grounds.