Switzerland

Hotels in Switzerland

Designed by Foster & Partners, the hotel underwent a four-year high-tech makeover that cost a cool $427 million.

This 168-year-old family-owned hotel in the city center, overlooking Lake Zürich, is both historic and up-to-date: more than $160 million has been spent on renovations over the past decade.

Swiss hotelier Reto Gurtner may look like a mad yodeler, but this snowboard aficionado has shed traditional Tyrolean gingerbread for a rough-hewn Valais quartzite façade at this complex of shops, restaurants, bars, and 102 condos next to the slopes in Laax, Switzerland.

A throwback to the days of glamorous schussing followed by tuxedo-and–evening gown dinners, Badrutt’s Palace is still the center of high-society socializing in St. Moritz.