The 8 Best Luxury Hotels
in Switzerland

Marya Valli

Switzerland Travel Expert

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!


Bellevue-Palace, Bern

Long the hotspot for visiting dignitaries and politicians, this grand five-star hotel boasts splendid salons and a stunning bar with river view terrace.

Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland, Bellevue Palace Bern

All of our comfortable rooms offer river or Bernese Alpine views.


Aspen Alpine Lifestyle Hotel, Grindelwald

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.

Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland, Aspen Alpine Lifestyle Hotel Grindelwald

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.


Grand Hôtel du Lac, Vevey

Built in 1868, this lovely and intimate hotel is a stone’s throw from Lake Leman on the edge of Vevey.

Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland,Grand Hôtel du Lac 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.

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La Cordée des Alpes, Verbier

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!

Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland, La Cordée des Alpes Verbier

Their 32 rooms and suites are a haven of comfort.


Hotel Bella Tola, St. Luc

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.

Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland, Hotel Bella Tola St. Luc

Beautiful original details blend with contemporary comforts, including a beautiful spa.


Uniworld’s S.S. Antoinette

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.

Uniworld's S.S. Antoinette, Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland

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.


Hôtel Des Trois Couronnes, Vevey

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.

Hôtel Des Trois Couronnes Vevey, Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland

Enjoy walking along the dock right at the hotel’s doorstep, taking in the evening light coming down the mountains across the lake.


Le Grand Bellevue, Gstaad

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.

Le Grand Bellevue Gstaad, Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland

Stroll to town for some shopping, enjoy the world-class spa or simply relax in your chic room or the hotel’s green grounds.

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