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.
Renovated in 2007, Le Richemond has been decorated in a contemporary style with a strong emphasis on comfort, elegance and state-of-the-art facilities. Le Richemond features 109 rooms including 22 suites with a lake or courtyard view. 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
Loving Materials at the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire
29 May – 31 December 2015
Held in honour of a generous donation made to the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire in 2006, this exhibition is a must for jewellery-lovers.
The Sky Before Us at the Musée International de la Réforme
29 April – 25 October 2015
An institution dedicated to the history of the Reformation, the Musée International de la Réforme has joined forces with contemporary art museum MAMCO for its latest exhibition.
La Belle Hélène at the Grand Théâtre
14 – 25 October 2015
A classic within the opéra bouffe genre – or comedic, French operettas dating to the 19th century – La Belle Hélène will be performed in Geneva this autumn.