A symbiosis of tradition and contemporary design. With its 150-year history, the Schweizerhof is the hotel with the richest heritage in Bern, overlooking the UNESCO-listed streets of the medieval old town. The legendary five-star-superior hotel stands for timeless elegance and cosmopolitanism, where Grace Kelly and Albert Schweitzer stayed. Recently reopened after a CHF 50 million, 2-year renovation, this diva property is better than ever; now considered both a design hotel and an illustrious grande-dame, the renovated property melds the past with the present. The London-based designer Maria Vafiadis furnished this luxury hotel, with a deft merge between the worlds of the opulent past and contemporary present.
99 rooms and suites welcome guests, with a mix of French charm and English understatement. Lasa marble, glass mosaic, Bulgari care products & Japanese bathtubs proffer private luxurious bathroom wellness worlds.
SPA & WELLNESS: Luxury and harmony. A unique wellness oasis of 500m2 in the middle of the city. Comprising ultra modern facilities with fitness room, pampering pool, Finnish sauna, Hammam, hydro-massage showers and relaxation room. Exclusive wellness treatments & massages such as Lomi Lomi Nui, Hot Stone and the Abhyanga Ayurveda massage, complimentary Sothys range of spa products.
FOOD & DRINK: "Jack’s Brasserie" with its 13 points Gault Millau, and unique and legendary atmosphere, serves original, market-fresh, French Brasserie cuisine. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2012-13.
Lobby-Lounge-Bar, the heart of the hotel and a perfect meeting place, serving sushi and light dishes.And the "Sky Terrace" on the roof of the Schweizerhof offers a 360° panorama view over the UNESCO world cultural heritage of Bern. Serving BBQ dishes and mezze-style summer food.
LOCATION: Directly opposite Berne’s main railway station, in the heart of the Swiss capital.
RATES: FROM CHF 590/night