Immerse yourself in the more than one hundred year old history of the Gstaad Palace: the luxury hotel in Switzerland opened its doors on 8 December 1913. Successfully: it was decided to build an extension after the first season. In the 1960s gala dinners with international stars such as Louis Armstrong and Marlene Dietrich cause a great sensation. Andrea Scherz is the third generation now to manage the hotel.
Whether it’s a spectacular penthouse suite with three bedrooms or the stylishly decorated single and double rooms, the hotel places a great importance on Alpine elegance and understated luxury. You have a breathtaking view over the Swiss Alps from the suites and rooms. A treat in both the summer and winter!
Gstaad Palace is situated in the south west of Switzerland, bordering onto French-speaking Switzerland. Other tourist destinations, such as Interlaken or Montreux, can be reached in just an hour by car.
The journey by car takes two hours from both Geneva and Basel, you need roughly 2 and a half hours from Zurich.
The hotel also offers limousine service.
In Gstaad visitors benefit from the authentic alpine life paired with a history of tourism spanning more than 100 years. There are roughly 200 agricultural businesses, 80 mountain pastures that are still farmed and roughly 7,000 cows in the region. Forests, meadows, streams and lakes surrounded by a stunning mountain panorama provide impressive scenery. Gstaad and the other villages in the region are characterised by houses built in chalet style. Making Gstaad a really charming and picturesque mountain village. T...
Do you also want to try typical Swiss dishes during your stay at the hotel? “La Fromagerie” offers you this in a cosy atmosphere. How about the legendary truffle and Champagne cheese fondue or a traditional raclette?
La Fromagerie serves you typical Swiss specialities in a rustic setting with lots of wood and red and white checked decoration.
Whether it’s coffee in the morning, tea in the afternoon or a glass of Champagne in the evening – you are always welcome in the Lobby Bar with live music. The Lobby Bar is a hip meeting place, with guests from outside too. It’s said, if you haven’t been to the Palace, you haven’t been to Gstaad. It also serves you a small snack to eat here, as all the other restaurants are already closed. You can enjoy an aperitif, dine or round off the evening with a digestif at the bar next to the “Le Grill” restau...
Are you looking for the perfect place to party? Experience an exciting party night with the resident DJ “Jim Leblanc” at the GreenGo Nightclub. He plays the most popular and hippest music. The unique design and decoration take you back to the 1970s in a stylish setting. What are you waiting for? Come and feel the rhythm of every single beat.
Families are very welcome here. Which is why the hotel offers children an exciting, different programme every year at the hotel. The kids’ programme is aimed at 5 to 12 year olds; 3 to 5 year olds can take part if accompanied by a responsible person.
Childminders, playroom and playground
Lovely dedicated childminders are there for young hotel guests but also for children from outside too. The programme that changes every week ensures plenty of fun and games. Your children will quickly establish new frie...
Enjoy international cuisine in Le Grill gourmet restaurant. Its top chefs prepare your delicious dinner right in front of your eyes in the show kitchen. Choose an accompanying wine from the hotel's wine cellar. The restaurant has been awarded with 15 Gault Millau points.
Do you love Italian cooking? Then visit “Gildo’s Ristorante”. Select internationally renowned chefs prepare authentic Italian dishes here. The restaurant was named after the Maître d’hôtel Gildo Bocchini, who was one of the hosts at the Palace since the 1960s. Maurizio Paglino and his Italian team give you an indulgent evening in a cosy atmosphere in the middle of the Swiss Alps.
Let yourself be indulged by the chefs’ haute cuisine and creativity at “Le Grand Restaurant” and on the “La Grande Terrasse”. The restaurant has been totally renovated and exudes a new glamour in elegant design. Enjoy the view over the stunning garden and breathtaking mountain panorama during your meal.
Barbecuing is simply part and parcel of summer! The "Snack & Barbecue" offers you barbecued specialities and a selection of snacks as well as a cold buffet. You can find the perfect spot for a light lunch outdoors just a few steps away from the outdoor jacuzzi and indoor pool.
Whatever you want from a spa complex the Palace Spa will exceed your expectations. This exclusive wellness complex offers eight treatment rooms, a private spa, saunas and steam baths, a unique Hammam experience, a lounge with fireplace, a spectacular view and much more over 1,800 square metres. The mountain setting is also reflected in the spa with its 60 metre long stone wall built with granite from the nearby Blausee region.
Admission to the Palace Spa is inclusive for hotel guests (reservation required, minimum age 14 years old...
There are two different sizes with the Small Double Rooms: the smaller one, with 28 square metres, offers a restricted view to the north. The other category double rooms are 34 square metres in size. Thanks to their south-facing location you can see the mountains superbly from here. There is a bathroom with bathtub in both categories.
The Classic double rooms are north-facing and 33 square metres in size. They are furnished in modern, Alpine style and usually have a connecting door to a junior suite. The bathroom has a bathtub.
The Classic single rooms are also furnished in typical alpine style. The 21 square metre rooms are north-facing and therefore provide a view over the surrounding chalets. From the higher floors you have a great view over the Saanenland region. The bathroom has a shower.
There are south-facing and north-facing double rooms as well as north-facing single rooms to select from in the Superior rooms category.
The Superior north-facing rooms are 48 square metres in size and face the hotel entrance or Résidence du Palace. You can make yourself comfortable on the corner seating arrangement. The spacious bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub and shower. Some of the rooms also have a connecting door to a small double room.
The Superior south-facing double rooms are 37 square metres in size and offer a stunning view over the wonderful garden and breathtaking alpine scenery. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower. All the Superior south-facing double rooms have a connecting door to a Deluxe single room.
The Superior single rooms are 25 square metres in size and north-facing with a view over the hotel entrance. These rooms are furnished in typical alpine style. They have a double bed and a bathroom with bathtub and separate shower.
The Deluxe double rooms are south-facing and 46 square metres in size. From the balcony you have a stunning view over the wonderful garden and breathtaking alpine scenery. The spacious rooms are renovated and furnished in an elegant style. Besides a comfortable corner seating arrangement you have a bathroom with bathtub and separate shower.
The Deluxe single rooms are also south-facing and offer a unique panoramic view over the mountains. The 34 square metre rooms are furnished in typical alpine style and have a double bed as well as a bathroom with bathtub and separate shower. All the rooms have a connecting door to the Deluxe double rooms or Superior south-facing double rooms.
Classic and luxurious, the 15 Deluxe Junior Suites are individually and tastefully furnished. From the balcony you have a stunning panoramic view over the surrounding Bernese Alps or Gstaad.
You experience an atmosphere of timeless comfort over 51 square metres. Here you can relax and enjoy the beauty of the suite and surrounding area.
The junior suites have a double bed as well as a bathroom with bathtub and separate shower. Some of these suites also have a connecting door to a Deluxe double room, south-facing small double room or Classic double room.
Pure elegance and a fantastic view: the four corner suites are furnished in a distinguished style. From the hotel’s south side you have a great view over picturesque Gstaad and the mountains.
The 90 square metre corner suites have recently been renovated and have two separate rooms. The lounge has a dining area and there is a king size bed in the bedroom. You can switch off and relax in peace in the steam bath. The bedroom and lounge both have a balcony from where you can enjoy the breathtaking view over the Swiss Alps. They also offer several other amenities, for example a walk-in wardrobe. So that your stay is certain to be pleasant and unforgettable.
By the way, all the corner suites have a connecting door to a Deluxe junior suite.
Separate lounge with wine cabinet: the four Deluxe suites have been recently renovated and exude pure elegance. From the balcony you have a fantastic view over the surrounding mountains.
The Deluxe suites are all 90 square metres in size and furnished in a distinguished style. The separate lounge has a dining area, wet bar and exclusive wine cabinet. These suites also have a walk-in wardrobe that is guaranteed to get every woman’s pulse racing. The king size bed in the bedroom and bathroom with bathtub and separate shower offer maximum comfort. There is also a guest bathroom in the Deluxe suites.
Experience an oasis of tranquillity 1,800 metres above Gsteig. The Walig Hut offers a breathtaking view over Gstaad and the Saanenland region. The authentic Swiss alpine hut was built in 1786 and has only been slightly renovated since then. As a result it has preserved its simplicity.
The hotel offers you an exclusive lunch or dinner for 4 to 14 people at the Walig Hut. You can even stay overnight there (maximum two adults and two children). It serves a 3-course menu with starter, simple main course and dessert for lunch and dinner. It also serves Swiss wine, mineral water and coffee with this.
Palatial and grand, these Tower suites watch over Gstaad. Thanks to their perfect location in the Palace towers they have a magical view over the Bernese mountains from the balconies.
The Tower suites offer you two bedrooms, walk-in wardrobes as well as a large lounge with grand living area over 190 square metres. You can play chess or retire to read or work in the tower. But that’s not all: the Tower suites also have an en-suite bathroom and a bathtub in the tower. Here you can experience pure romance and an unforgettable time. From the three south-facing balconies you have a stunning view over the surrounding mountains.
For anyone who needs more space: the Tower suites all have a connecting door to a junior suite, which can in turn be enlarged by a Classic room.
Ultimate luxury over 240 square metres: the unique Penthouse suite towers high up at the top. Its exquisite atmosphere with luxurious materials, select details and a private tower sauna is enchanting.
The largest suite is located on the hotel rooftop and has been completely renovated. The three bedrooms as well as spacious lounge with dining area stand out due to their timeless elegance. The large living and dining area has a fireplace as well as a magnificent wood pattern in the floor. You can spend cosy, unforgettable evenings in this wonderful setting. Two of the three sophisticated bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom including steam bath.
You experience an impressive mountain panorama in three directions on the 140 square metre rooftop terrace. Other gems are the private sauna in the Palace tower and the jacuzzi.
The Penthouse suite also offers private access with a lift and small kitchen.
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