Le Richemond, Geneva
Set on the banks of Lake Geneva, by the famous Jet d’Eau, Le Richemond is at the heart of a city known for its style and grace.
Le Richemond is ideally located at the heart of the city, a few minutes by walk from the main train station and 15 minutes by car from the International Airport. Just over the bridge, on the rive gauche, guests can discover the old city and the Cathedral Saint-Pierre, the museums district and the luxury boutiques of the Rue du Rhône. The iconic five-star hotel is celebrating this year 140 years of history. In 1875, the hotel was a small family hotel with only 25 beds owned by Adolphe-Rodolphe Armleder. For over a century, Le Richemond has welcomed distinguished guests, from Hollywood icons and artists to international dignitaries and authors, all enjoying the unique cosmopolitan atmosphere and alpine scenery. The clientele has included some of the greatest names of the 20th century – from Charlie Chaplin and Louis Armstrong to Sophia Loren, Rita Hayworth and Marc Chagall. Le Richemond features 109 rooms including 22 suites with a lake or courtyard view, a restaurant and a bar with terraces and the only urban Sisley spa in Switzerland . Signature suites are spacious with luxurious marble bathrooms and offer breathtaking views on the Brunswick Gardens and snow-capped Mont-Blanc.
At Le Jardin, Chef Philippe Bourrel shares his authentic, simple and delicious cuisine which was rewarded 16/20 points from the Gault & Millau guide in 2016. Recognized “Ambassadeur du Terroir Genevois”, Le Jardin restaurant is proud to be Swiss, using local ingredients and wines.
Le Richemond also features the only urban Sisley Spa in Switzerland. Enjoy a world of well-being at the heart of the city with a relaxation room, a hammam, a steam bath and a fitness room offering the latest TechnoGym equipment. Fitness and spa are not restricted to the hotel clientele.
EXPLORE OUR DESTINATION
This exciting city straddles the River Rhône, and the hotel is situated at its heart on the north bank, ideally located for the business centre and for visiting the famous landmarks of the city, as well as the numerous museums and galleries.
GMT +1 hour
French, German, Italian
Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux
2 October 2015 – 17 January 2016
The Palexpo in Geneva will host a major exhibition of the cave paintings of Lascaux, titled Scenes from the Stone Age.
Geneva International Film Festival Tous Écrans
6 – 14 November 2015
The Geneva International Film Festival Tous Écrans will return to the city for its 21st edition in November 2015.