n rows of turrets and towers combine to form the eccentric landmark of Wes Anderson-esque St. Moritz, that’s Badrutt’s Palace. Neatly located next to Lake St. Moritz, the neo-gothic palace boasts a wonderful setting.
Visitors inside are greeted by pristine, original marble-clad walls and sky-high wood-paneled ceilings; The combination of the wealthy contrasts with the nuances of the church.
With a longstanding reputation built on its 126-year history, Badrutt’s boasts a loyal tribe of devotees that include aristocrats and global jet-setters who return every year to parade the slopes and hotels. Like any palace told in fairy tales, Badrutt’s magic dazzles from the moment you arrive…what for many guests is a private jet ride, followed by a quick drag cruise 10 minutes in the hotel’s Rolls Royce.
Where is it?
Located in the heart of St. Moritz in the Swiss Alps, just 40 kilometers from the Italian boarding house. Fly to Milan Molpensa or fly to Zurich before transferring 2.5 hours and winding to picturesque snow-capped mountains.
Charter and private flights can land at St. The exclusive Mortiz is located a block from St. Moritz is just a few kilometers north.
Old school majestic in scale. Luxury prevails in this landmark family-run hotel. Traditional Engadin wood planks (coming to this Alpine region) have dominated much of the ornate and striking surroundings. The hotel’s restaurants offer innovative, modern touches that are still sensitive to the jubilantly arranged hotel that dates back to 1896. Rooms and suites come in a variety of styles, from contemporary chic to traditional. comfortable.
Indoor ski rental shops and hotel stores will get you up in the mountains and get you out in no time.
Conveniently, Badrutt’s owns the street it’s on the adventurous route to get your Gucci fix, soak up the culture at Hauser & Wirth and update your jewelery collection in Bulgari without missing a beat. Delicious treats are served for afternoon tea.
After you’ve exhausted the mountains, have lunch on the slopes and book the hotel’s ice rink to use, which has a spa to refresh and unwind. Enjoy expansive mountain views by the pool from its large luxurious indoor pool or its smaller outdoor pool.
Food and drink
Badrutt’s boasts nine huge restaurants open during the winter months, meaning nothing has to do with the food item. Advanced reservations are recommended.
Andreas Caminada’s exclusive 2-Michelin-star IGNIV is a must. Celebrity chefs recreate delicious Swiss food by sharing plates. With dignity, Patricia Urquiola arranged a distinctly modern space for a decadent occasion.
The iconic Nobuyuki Matsuhisa takes the reigns of La Coupole-Matsuhisa located in what was once Europe’s first indoor tennis court. Expect classics from his illustrious Nobu restaurants, which combine Japanese and Peruvian delights.
London’s celebrity chef, Jason Atherton, joins an already established team bringing sophisticated pub-style cuisine to King’s Social House, a midnight arrival at the bar/nightclub of the hotel, complete with DJs and discos!
Chesa Veglia, a historic farmhouse dating back to 1658, is located just a short distance from the hotel, offering guests a more relaxed dining environment. One floor serves as the venue for the town’s local pizzeria, and the other is the grill. Be sure to sample the remarkable truffle pizza that draws many in the crowd.
Just in case you’re not sure if Badrutt has all bases covered; Paradiso is a mountainside dining experience. Extended lunches, après skiing, dinners and DJs are all served at this unique wood-paneled restaurant and bar. Sip on champagne and enjoy a lobster roll while admiring the exceptional view.
For those who truly enjoy experiential dining, ask for the chef’s table, set against the backdrop of copper pans and a working kitchen full of spirit – a truly memorable experience.
If wine is your passion then request a tour of the historic cellar with over 30,000 bottles of wine from around the world. Go out and dine in the Krug Stübli, an intimate cabin where the richest truffle sauces are served alongside Krug Champagne.
With 157 rooms to choose from, there’s plenty to choose from. Penthouse Tower is a private residence with 4 bedrooms and is the most recently renovated residence. Adorned with ornate Engadin pine, it is an utterly relaxing hideaway with 360 views of this charming alpine resort.
Reside in the Hitchcock suites, where the returning guest and famous director is said to have devised his Birds movie. Terracotta tiles, thick rugs and revered Engadin panelling make for a unique stay.
Every activity you can imagine and more is outraged. From skiing, paragliding and snowboarding to helicopter rides, tobogganing, tobogganing, yoga and cooking classes; The hotel prides itself on fulfilling any wish.
With an event calendar spanning the seasons, there’s really something for everyone. The SunIce Festival brings together world-class EDM and techno DJs. There’s the White Turf, which sees racehorses race their thoroughbreds across Lake St. Frozen Moritz, in the same month, February also played host to ICE, which saw an afternoon of special cars parading across that same frozen water.
For foodies, visit in January and see the emergence of Swiss products and locally revered chefs.
Badrutt’s Palace Hotel starts at CHF 508 during summer (about £416).
Leading rate for winter starts at CHF 850 (about £696).