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9 Best Hotels in Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva is home to many international organizations and is a wonderful city to visit to experience urban Swiss culture. Travelers love coming to Geneva for the delicious multi-cultural food, for water sports on the lake, and as a gateway to the Alps. There are many great places to stay to make your trip to Geneva comfortable and luxurious as well. Here are our top picks for Geneva hotels for your next journey to Switzerland!

Hotel d’Angleterre

Hotel d’Angleterre

Hotel d’Angleterre is definitely one of our very favorite hotels in Geneva because of it’s lovely views of Mont Blanc and Jet d’Eau. It’s at the edge of Leman and has elegant rooms, international cuisine, and tempting cocktails in the Leopard Bar and Cigar Lounge. There are 39 guest rooms and six suites here, fine dining at the Windows Restaurant, and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property. Definitely plan to dine at Windows Restaurant for epic views of Lake Geneva, the distant mountains, and delicious specialties by Chef Michael Coquelle. Hotel d’Angleterre has won numerous awards from Forbes, Reader’s Choice, Conde Nast, and TripAdvisor.

Metropole Geneva Grand exterior of  Hotel Metropole Geneve
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Metropole Geneva

This hotel is located in a Neo-Classical building that dates back to 1854 and has rooms overlooking the Rue du Rhône. This is the big shopping area in Geneva, and other rooms face the beautiful Lake Geneva. All guests receive complimentary Wi-Fi and access to the fitness center. For dining and drinking, guests have four options available to them. There’s Gusto for Italian cuisine, the Mirror Bar for cocktails and dining, the 5 Lounge Bar and Big 5 for a rooftop experience during the summer, and Parc des Eauz-Vives for French cuisine overlooking the lake nearby. The rooftop terrace is a great place for parties and private events too. Also, you can keep up with your workouts at the state-of-the-art fitness center between 7am and 10pm daily.

Mandarin Oriental Geneva Perfect views at Mandarin Oriental, Geneva
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Mandarin Oriental Geneva

Another luxury five-star hotel in Geneva is the Mandarin Oriental. This hotel offers a peaceful setting with mountain and river views and plenty of Swiss charm too. There are 189 rooms and suites here that are stylish and elegantly decorated. For dining options, guests can choose from Rasoi by Vineet for gastronomic Indian cuisine, Café Calla for all-day modern dining, Le Chalet for traditional alpine dishes, and the MO Bar for light fare all day. There’s also a 24-hour fitness center, beauty studio, and hair services offered at this urban retreat.

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva Top-notch service at Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva
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Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva

Also located in the heart of Geneva is the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues, a sophisticated choice on Lake Genevat that dates back to 1834. This was actually the city’s very first hotel, and it offers lovely views of the lake, courtyard, and Old Town. Here you’ll find a 115 guest rooms and suites, a 24-hour fitness center, and spa with locally inspired therapies. Many of the rooms here are spacious suites with step-out balconies and lake views. Guests can also visit the Izumi Rooftop Restaurant, panoramic rooftop pool, hair studio, fireplace library, and utilize the 18-hole golf course at the Golf Club de Genève.

Le Richemond Beautiful flowers outside  Le Richemond, Genève
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Le Richemond

Le Richemond is another wonderful hotel on the shores of Lake Geneva and views of the iconic Jet d’Eau. There are 109 rooms and suites at this hotel, and Chef Phillippe Bourrel prepares amazing French cuisine at the onsite restaurant called The Garden. Switzerland’s only exclusive Sisley spa is located here for treatments and massages, and there’s a fitness and relaxation room available as well. The Bar is a great place for cocktails and small bites, and there are events hosted here every month.

Beau-Rivage Genève Right along the water at Beau-Rivage Geneva
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Beau-Rivage Genève

You also can’t go wrong with Beau-Rivage Genève when you’re planning a trip to Switzerland. This is a popular place for weddings and events, but it’s also a great place to treat yourself for a luxury vacation. If you’re celebrating something special, consider booking The Residence, the Louis II Suite, or the Damerong of Siam Suite. La Chat-Botte is the onsite restaurant that serves fresh and Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Meanwhile, Patara is a great spot for exotic Thai flavors. The outdoor terrace here is perfect for lunch or tea time. And if you’re traveling with kids, accommodation and breakfast are free for kids up to age 13.

La Réserve Hotel and Spa Geneva Balcony room at La Réserve Genève Hotel, Spa and Villas
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La Réserve Hotel and Spa Geneva

Another sophisticated and luxurious choice in Geneva is La Réserve, a hotel that is located on a 10-acre park on the Lake Geneva shore. It’s in a residential suburb that’s about three miles from the center of town and two miles from the airport. Here you’ll find 73 room, 29 suites, five restaurants, and a spa. Dining and drinking options here are The Loti, The Tsé Fung, The Café Lauren, The Bar, La Reservé Traiteur, and The Summer Lodge. Guests will also enjoy access to the spa, tennis courts, sauna, hammam, Wi-Fi, and a selection of films on demand. This is a family-friendly choice for accommodations in Geneva as well because there’s a kids’ club for little ones between six months and 13 years of age. Kids get to play outside and take lessons in the summer, and in the winter there’s a skating rink and other activities too.

Hotel President Wilson Relax in the hot tub at Hotel President Wilson, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Geneva
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Hotel President Wilson

This hotel is modern and posh on the shore of Lake Leman and steps away from amazing boutiques and parks. The Hotel President Wilson has 226 rooms and suites with large bay windows, a terrace pool, restaurant that overlooks the lake, the exclusive Spa La Mer, 24-hour fitness center, and free high-speed Wi-Fi. Dining is available at Restaurant Bayview, Restaurant Umami, Restaurant Arabesque, and Glowing Restaurant.

Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix Geneva Suite at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix, Geneva
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Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix Geneva

The last hotel we’ll mention on this list is the Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix, which debuted in 1865. This is an elegant boutique hotel that offers views of Mont Blanc Square and Lake Geneva, nature-inspired décor, luxury bath amenities, a fitness center, and a new restaurant and bar. Onsite you can visit the Living Room Bar & Kitchen, Fiskebar that overlooks the lake, and the Philippe Pascoët Chocolate Shop.

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