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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Hotel des Trois Couronnes, Vevey Switzerland

Hotel des Trois Couronnes, Vevey

In case you wonder what sort of room reservation could possibly puzzle the receptionist at the Trois Coronnes: in October 1859 Tsar Nicholas I took all 60 rooms on all four floors for himself and his entourage and spent the winter at Vevey. Today you...

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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 Kraff...

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Grand Hotel Giessbach Switzerland

Grand Hotel Giessbach

This one of Switzerland's famous historic hotels was once even saved by the democratic action of the "Giessbach to the Swiss People" foundation. It rests majestically in its unique setting high above lake Brienz and right next to the foaming Giess...

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Quellenhof, Grand Resort Bad Ragaz Switzerland

Quellenhof, Grand Resort Bad Ragaz

Grand Resorts Bad Ragatz is the new name for a combination of the historic hotels Quellenhof and Grand Hotel Hof Ragatz and other spa-related institutions including a casino. It is among the oldest spa hotels in the world. Bad Ragaz in Eastern Switze...

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Beau Rivage Switzerland

Beau Rivage

It is of course a highly unpleasant affair that this hotel is constantly associated with the idol of a generation, 60-years old Austrian Empress Elisabeth who in 1898 breathed her last in her room after being stabbed outside of the hotel, on her way...

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Palace Luzern Switzerland

Palace Luzern

The Palace – which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2006 – is one of Switzerland's legendary luxury hotels. It belonged to the legendary hotelier Franz Josef Bucher-Durrer. It is located on the scenic shores of Lake Lucerne in the ver...

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Park Hotel Vitznau Switzerland

Park Hotel Vitznau

Since 1903 Park Hotel Vitznau reigns majestically over this bay of Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstätter See). In March 2013, the Park Hotel Vitznau reopened completely renovated and in great shape. Since 1867, a boarding house called ‘Pension Pf...

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