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Beau-Rivage PalaceLake Geneva
Set on 10 acres of private parkland, directly on the banks of Lake Geneva in Lausanne, Beau-Rivage Palace is the picture of storied elegance. Since 1861, the belle époque hotel has had a reputation as one of Europe’s most revered destinations. Today it continues to attract international attention for its exquisite location, exceptional service, and Michelin-starred restaurant, Anne-Sophie Pic.
Sumptuous architecture, grande luxe design, and the finest antiques create spaces that exude serenity and sophistication. The 168 rooms and feature plush fabrics, regal tie-back curtains, and mahogany furniture.
Guests can enjoy gourmet dining options, several bars, and a 75,000-bottle wine cellar offering vintages from the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Lavaux vineyard.
There are also peaceful gardens and a wonderful spa boasting indoor and outdoor pools, a vast range of treatment options, and fitness classes including yoga.
Beau-Rivage Palace Information
Location & Getting There
Beau-Rivage Palace is set among 10 acres of parkland on the banks of Lake Geneva in Lausanne. The hotel is a 45-minute drive from Geneva International Airport.
Beau-Rivage Palace offers five levels of accommodation, ranging from the 30 square meter Superior Room to the 140 square meters Imperial Suite. Almost all of the 168 guest rooms (including 34 suites) were upgraded in 2012 by award-winning designer, Pierre-Yves Rochon and feature classic grande luxe traditional style, accented by luxurious furnishings and finishes.
Bedrooms overlook the placid waters of Lake Geneva or the exquisitely landscaped gardens. There are spacious marble bathrooms, exquisite silks, and state-of-the-art flatscreen TVs and iPod docking stations, for a personalized experience. Spaces have a distinctly residential feel, that is if your residence was a spectacular French chateau.
Beau-Rivage Palace enjoys an exceptional location on the shores of Lake Geneva, just 10 minutes from the city center of Ouchy Lausanne. Across the splendid parkland surrounding the hotel, guests hear the call of the Alps, with magnificent views of the mountains.
Take a drive through Alpes Vaudoises to the most famous medieval castle in all of Switzerland. Ride a cable car up 3,000 meters to Glacier des Diablerets, where year-round snow provides the perfect conditions for skiing or dogsledding. Visit a 14th-century farm turned countryside restaurant, hidden in a forest above the town. Or load up on culture at the international culture center designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architects, SANAA. A stay at Beau-Rivage Palace provides the perfect starting point to explore the beauty and nature of Lausanne.
A variety of specialized facilities, entertainment, and programs are available for young guests.
- Restaurants and bar
- Wine cellar
- Fitness center
- Indoor and outdoor pool
- Tennis courts
- Ten acres of private gardens
- Drive through Alpes Vaudoises to the most famous medieval castle in all of Switzerland
- Cable car rides to Glacier des Diablerets
- Visit a 14th-century farm turned countryside restaurant
- Load up on culture at SANAA
Beau-Rivage Palace is a fabulous lakeside property with a history dating back to 1861. With traditional and comfortable rooms and suites, peaceful gardens, a well-equipped spa, several restaurants and bars, and an imaginative kids’ club, it has endless facilities and offers plenty to do. The hotel also owns a private boat which can be booked for catered outings on the lake.
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