The Experience

Beau-Rivage in Geneva

Magnificently situated in the center of town and on the lake side, enjoys an exceptional view over the lake, the jet d’eau, the Alps and the Mont-Blanc. The hotel is only 5-10 minutes on foot from the center of the business area, the old town and its museums, 10 minutes by car from Geneva International Airport, and 5 minutes by foot from the train station.

Close by are numerous parks and the delights of shopping. Beau-Rivage is easily accessible by car. The renovation of all the bedrooms, then the restoration of the façades paying scrupulous attention to the crafts involved, and the sumptuous transformation of the corridors : after all this work, the new terraces have now come to life, an extension of the historic suites, true contemporary witnesses to the art de vivre Beau-Rivage style, where the future has no barriers. In 2014, the two of the Historical suites have been renovated to rediscover the unique magic of these exceptional suites.

The hotel has 90 distinguished rooms and suites of different categories, with 8 rooms connecting, each individually decorated in classical and romantic French and English style. All rooms feature a private bathroom with dressing gowns and hair dryer, separate w-c, 2 telephones with voice mail and a sophisticated telecommunication system giving access to the technological multimedia. Cable colour television, Video on demand system, minibar, safes with personal combinations. Many rooms offer views over the lake, free WIFI in every room, conferences rooms and public areas.

Dining facilities include the Chat-Botté, well renowned gourmet restaurant overlooking the lake and the Mont Blanc. A Michelin star now crowns his achievements, which also include Chef of the Year 2009 as well as being awarded 18 out of 20 by GaultMillau ! Fully renovated in 2014, la Table du Chef allows you to enjoy a surprise dinner in the very heart of the kitchens, where all the magic happens. Patara, our partner, a Thai Gastronomic restaurant, and the Atrium Bar, serving traditional afternoon tea, light meals, and cocktails.

Beau-Rivage, set in splendid historic surroundings, has salons that can cater for up to 350 guests.  Each salon, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, can be adapted to meet the most demanding of needs. Our staff is on hand to fulfil your every wish, no matter how small.

Additional services include 24-hour room service, valet service, private limousine service for transfers and excursions, 24-hour multi-lingual concierge service, secretarial service on request and private garage. Sports and leisure activities include jogging along the lake and in the parks, 5 exclusive golf courses within 10-15 minute drive, Geneva Casino two minutes away, all water sports and boat rental.

Terms & Conditions

Close out dates for 2015 :

SIHH : 18 to the 23 of January

Motor Show : 1st to the 5 of March

European Lung Cancer Conference : 14 to the 18 of April

Vitafoods : 4 to the 7 of May

Ebace : 18 to the 21 of May

Geneva Festival : 7 to the 9 of August

Built in 1865, the very private Beau-Rivage still plays host to those who shape our world. Charm and discretion combine with subtlety, efficient service, modern comfort and amenities, making this unique hotel one of the most distinguished addresses in Switzerland. It boasts magnificent views of the lake and the Alps and is just a stroll away from the shopping and business districts. Dining : Le Chat Botté : One Michelin star restaurant, with a summertime terrace, serves contemporary french cuisine under the guidance of Dominique Gauthier. It is an elegant restaurant with a connoisseur’s wine cellar. Chef’s private table for up to ten guests. Patara for exotic and spicy Thai Cuisine. Bar Atrium offers light meals. Additional features : 6 reception rooms, all with natural daylight, offer magnificent views of the harbor, the Jet d’Eau, Mont Blanc, and the Brunswick gardens for up to 800 people. Concierge. Private limousine service, garage with valet parking. Business center. Complimentary high speed wi-fi internet access throughout the hotel. Serviced apartments for long stays.
In the Know
The hotel is within walking distance of exclusive shops and Old Town; private limousine transfers and excursions can be arranged.Distance from Geneva Airport (GVA): 15 minutes Guests Receive:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast, for up to two in room guests
    • served in restaurant
  • Bottle of mineral water and fruit basket in the room
  • A box of Homemade chocolate
    • made by our Michelin-starred chef Dominique Gauthier (valued at 50 CHF)
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability (2pm late check-out guaranteed)
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