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Badrutt's Palace Hotel, St. Moritz, Switzerland

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Badrutt's Palace Hotel, situated amidst breathtakingly beautiful and unspoiled scenery, has long been hailed as a landmark in the centre of St. Moritz and is the ultimate expression of the Swiss Alps region. A favourite of celebrities and royalty alike since its opening in 1896, The Palace Hotel offers 159 guestrooms and 38 suites with stunning views of the Swiss Alps or Lake St. Moritz.

Badrutt's Palace Hotel is a celebration of style, sports, cuisine and fashion, with discreet service and traditional elegance evoking an atmosphere of pampered luxury for all. An ideal destination in both winter and summer, the hotel is located in one of the most challenging ski areas in the world and offers a host of summer alpine activities. Guests find the ultimate in relaxation at the spa, exciting nightlife at the King’s Club, and world-renown cuisine in the hotel's restaurants and nearby Chesa Veglia.


Opening dates
Winter season 2008/09: between 4th December 2008 and 29th March 2009
Summer season 2009: between 19th June 2009 and 12 th September 2009

The Rooms and Suites
A total of 159 rooms, 38 of which are suites and junior suites. There are four room and 7 suite
categories ranging from CHF 460.00 to CHF 19,500.00

The Restaurants, Bars and Night Club
Le Restaurant: The Grande Dame of the Palace’s restaurants. Guests enjoy glamorous nights in a
unique but classic setting. This venue seats 300, features international and French cuisine
throughout the season and requires a jacket as dress code for dinner. During the winter season a
harpist entertains guests for breakfast. In the evening musical ensembles provide further
entertainment. A set dinner is served daily throughout the season.

Nobu @ Badrutt's Palace: the trendy hot-spot in town – Badrutt’s Palace Hotel’s most innovative
restaurant. The management team of world famous chef, Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, better as “NOBU”,
has for the last ten years gained renown around the world for this celebrity-packed restaurants,
which offer his unique fusion cuisine combining traditional Japanese ingredients with Peruvian
influences. Legendary dishes such as Tiradito, Black cod with Miso and New Style Sashimi,
among others, are available on the Nobu à la carte menu. Open only during the winter season.

Renaissance Bar – Davidoff Lounge: The Renaisssance Bar - Davidoff Lounge is the cosiest Bar
in St. Moritz offering classic and innovative cocktails. It is a place for people “to see and be seen”.
Mario, the well-known barkeeper, is certainly among the attractions. The Renaissance Bar is
famous for the best Bellinis in St. Moritz! But this is Mario’s only speciality: he also attracts many
regular guests during lunch time when he personally prepares his signature dishes.

Le Grand Hall: The legendary lobby of the hotel with stunning views and extravagant décor. Le
Grand Hall is the hotel’s greatest asset in terms of architectural design. The Douglas wooden roof
and the views over Lake St. Moritz offer the best ambience for our guests to meet up with friends
and family or just enjoy caviar and champagne or home made pastries served with the best
selection of teas in town. During the winter season we offer daily entertainment by a well known
Jazz Duo. The press affectionately calls it the “living room of St. Moritz”.

Le Bistro: A new dining experience awaits our guests at Le Bistro since the beginning of the 2006
winter season. A cosy and stylish 55-seat restaurant with a sleek continental design created by
Italian designer Maurizio Argenti and a simple twist on contemporary French Cuisine by Executive
Chef Frédéric Breuil. Open only during the winter season.

Chesa Veglia: Chesa Veglia is one of the oldest farmhouses of St. Moritz (built in 1658) and
features three restaurants and two bars: The Pizzeria for original Italian pizza and pasta, the Grill
room Chadafö for elegant dining with classic French cuisine and the Patrizier Stuben for Swiss and
international specialities. The Polo Bar and Carigiet Bar, are the perfect place for a get-together, as
well as for pre and after dinner drinks. Chesa Veglia’s restaurants are among the favourites in St.

Acapulco Snack Bar: Serves light healthy cuisine all day. Favoured by guests visiting the pool and
the fitness centre. This restaurant is particularly child-friendly and has a special children’s menu.
King’s Club: The famous King’s Club provides the ideal venue for stars and starlets to gather.
Guest DJ’s and theme nights heat up the atmosphere. King’s Club knows no curfew, making it the
most exciting place to be when all other lights have gone out. If you haven’t experienced the
exhilarating and numbing decadence of King’s Club, you haven’t experienced St. Moritz’s
nightlife. Open only during the winter season.

What the Hotel has to offer
• Health Club with personal trainer and aqua gym
• Beauty Spa offering exclusive treatments, solarium, massages
• Personal professional sport coach for Nordic Walking, Golf Training, etc.
• Indoor swimming pool with access to heated outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room
• Private sun terrace
• Outdoor tennis courts managed by professional tennis coaches (summer only)
• Natural outdoor ice skating rink with instructor (winter only)
• Kids’ club Palazzino with professional day care
• “Fun for Teens” programme in the summer season (upon request)
• Shopping arcade with international designer boutiques and elegant jewelers plus shopping
guide “Palace Galerie”: Antique Collector, Bulgari, Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Chanel, Chopard,
Church’s, Belle Privé, De Grisogono, Les Ambassadeurs, Loro Piana, Trois Pommes, Prada,
Pucci, Boutique Tourbillon, Tabea’s Manufaktur, de Nicola, Gübelin, Versace, Four Emotions,
Snow Sports St. Moritz, Van Cleef & Arpels, Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Tod’s, HSBC Private
Bank and Galerie Gmurzynska.
• Palace Ski School in winter
• In-house ski service, shop and rentals in winter

The Service Spectrum
• 24-hour room service
• 24-hour Concierge service
• Butler service for all rooms
• Free Minibar and movie channels
• Limousine service and car hire, including Rolls Royce transfers
• Shuttle service between Zurich, Milan and Samedan airports on request
• Free use of all fitness facilities
• Free access to ice-rink
• Events & Guest Relations Team
• Restaurant Reservation Desk
• In-house fitness trainer
• In-house bridge hostess
• Baby sitting service
• Hairdresser BELLE PRIVÉ

• 2009 Condé Nast Traveller Gold List, UK
• 2008 Hotel Rating by Karl Wild, No.3 in the Top 15 Five Star Winter Hotels in Switzerland
• 2008 16 Points in GaultMillau for NOBU@ Badrutt’s Palace
• 2008 15 Points in GaultMillau for Le Restaurant
• 2008 Icomos (Intl. Council on Monumenst & Sites) “Special Mention” Award for Chesa Veglia
• 2008 Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence for wine cellar
• 2008 SonntagsZeitung Hotel Rating, No. 3 in the Best Holiday Resorts in Switzerland
• 2008 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List, USA
• 2008 SonntagsZeitung Hotel Rating, No.6 in the 20 best golf hotels in Switzerland
• 2007 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, No.4 in the Top 20 European Resorts
• 2007 Bilanz “Hotelier of the Year” Switzerland 2007, Hans Wiedemann
• 2007 Bilanz Hotel Rating Switzerland, No.9 in the Best Holiday Resorts in Switzerland
• 2007 PATWA (Pacific Area Travel Writers Association), Hans Wiedemann “Best Hotelier of the Year”
• 2007 Hotel Rating by Karl Wild, No.2 in the Top 20 Five Star Winter Hotels in Switzerland
• 2007 VIP International Reader’s Travel Award No.2 in the most Luxurious Ski Hotel Worldwide
• 2007 Swiss Mountain Water Award, “Award of Recognition” for ecological heating system
• 2007 Réserve Badrutt’s Palace Pinot Noir awarded Medaille d’Or Mondial

• The Leading Hotels of the World
• Swiss Deluxe Hotels
• Swiss Historic Hotels

The owners
The Badrutt family: Anikó and Hansjürg Badrutt

The management team and the staff

Managing Director: Hans Wiedemann
Executive Assistant Manager: Yves Gardiol
Resident Manager: Angelo Martinelli
Director of Sales & Marketing: Illu Tirasci
Rooms Division Manager: Kai Ulrich
Executive Chef: Frédéric Breuil
Staff: 530 in winter, 250 in summer

ISO Certification
Quality management system ISO9001 since September 2002.

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