Savoy (Baur en Ville) Switzerland

Savoy (Baur en Ville)

This is Zurich's oldest grand hotel. When it opened on December 24, 1838, it marked a milestone in the history of the hotel industry. In 1837, Johannes Baur (pic) had bought the building, which had previously served as a rectory. It was sit...

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Bergues, Des Customer

Bergues, Des

In our world, it is no longer a given that simple restraint represents true elegance. To be recognized as one of the oldest purpose-built Grand Hotels in the world in our list is already something special. Operating it with such elegant understatemen...

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Grand Hotel National Lucerne Switzerland

Grand Hotel National Lucerne

In fact the Grand Hotel national is too small to be a select member of THE MOST FAMOUS HOTELS IN THE WORLD. It has only 40 rooms left of what was 240 once upon a time. But Switzerland's legendary hotel has been saved and revived on a smaller sta...

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Hotel d’Angleterre Geneva Switzerland

Hotel d’Angleterre Geneva

The D'Angleterre is basically too small to be a Select Member of The Most Famous Hotels in the World, but on the other hand it is too old and too famous to be ignored. The Hotel d’Angleterre is the work of the celebrated architect Anthony K...

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Le Richemond Switzerland

Le Richemond

On 6 February 2023: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and member of Dubai Holding, announced the acquisition of its first property in Switzerland as it continues its growth trajectory and international expansion. The flagship prop...

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Les Trois Rois (Drei Koenige am Rhein) Switzerland

Les Trois Rois (Drei Koenige am Rhein)

Whlle accepting the official date of birth of this legendary Swiss hotel with its first mentioning in official records, we still treasure the saga that there was an inn of sorts in the medival times of the year 1026, and that within its walls in that...

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Beau Rivage Switzerland

Beau Rivage

This historic hotel had is share of remarkable moments. It is of course a highly unpleasant affair that it is constantly associated with the death of leading personalities. In 1873, Duke Charles of Brunswick died at the Beau-Rivage. His death w...

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Bürgenstock Switzerland

Bürgenstock

Recently reopend mega resort — operated by Quatari management and money. Little Arba on Swiss mountain. We are waiting for detailed reports. There are related articels below. Hotel fails to update database.

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Schweizerhof Lucerne Switzerland

Schweizerhof Lucerne

The Schweizerhof was built in 1844 and, in terms of art and architectural history, is of national significance. Its original architecture has been preserved, and the interior design of the rooms is incomparable. The grand hall is famous. Lovely reli...

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Mont Cervin Palace Switzerland

Mont Cervin Palace

The hotel in the city centre of Zermatt was built 1852 by city council Josef Anton Clemenz. It originally only hat 14 beds. 15 years later it was bought by Alexander Seiler. The Mont Cervin Palace stands out with its attractive south-façade...

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Grand Hotel Bellevue, Gstaad Switzerland

Grand Hotel Bellevue, Gstaad

The house was built by the Grand Hotel Bellevue und Kurhaus AG in 1913 and 1914. Upon completion, World War I. broke out and international travel came to a standstill in central Europe. The hotel really picked up after the war, and we do have rec...

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Grand Hotel du Lac, Vevey Switzerland

Grand Hotel du Lac, Vevey

Built in 1868 and entirely renovated in 2006 by interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, the hotel offers 50 rooms. We are researching its history.

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Savoy (Baur en Ville)

Savoy (Baur en Ville)

This is Zurich's oldest grand hotel. When it opened on December 24, 1838, it marked a milestone in the history of the hotel industry. In...Read More

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Grand Hotel Lviv (Lemberg)

Grand Hotel Lviv in 1894 Lviv or Lemberg can be described as the westernmost city in Eastern Europe or the easternmost city in Western...Read More

Bergues, Des

Bergues, Des

In our world, it is no longer a given that simple restraint represents true elegance. To be recognized as one of the oldest purpose-built Grand...Read More

Le Royal

Le Royal

In 1923/24, the construction of a 55-room hotel in Phnom Penh was proposed. Architect Ernest Hébrard, who was largely responsible for...Read More

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The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

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