The elegant Badrutt's Palace Hotel is situated over 1800 meters above sea level in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Set amid breathtaking unspoiled scenery, beneath a stunning mountainous backdrop. It overlooks the sparkling St. Moritz Lake, which provides a stage for many highlight events, such as Cartier Polo World Cup on Snow, White Turf horse racing and ice cricket on the frozen lake in winter, or sailing regattas in summer. This luxury hotel is in a class of its own and an oasis of calm and harmony offering its guests first-class service. Without doubt, the hotel is a perfect place for meetings and incentives in the heart of the Engadine valley. Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is a celebration of style, sports, cuisine and fashion, with excellent and discreet service, high quality cuisine and traditional elegance evoking an atmosphere of pampered luxury for all.
Over 110 years old, the hotel was built in 1896. Today it is still privately owned by the Badrutt family who are renowned in the valley as pioneers. They are credited with launching the area as a winter destination. The unique Badrutt’s spirit is essential to the allure and operation of the hotel today. The illustrious history, deep-rooted tradition and excellent service are what keep the Badrutt’s spirit and passion alive and keeps the guests returning for this unforgettable and luxurious experience.
The five star deluxe hotel boasts 159 individually decorated guest rooms including 47 suites, as well as seven restaurants, four bars and 8 meeting rooms. All rooms have breathtaking view of Lake St. Moritz or the Swiss Alps. The hotel offers its own Event Department who take care of every detail for your event from start to finish. It is possible to take over the entire hotel during specific periods for an event or to arrange smaller meetings or incentive programs. Conference and banquet rooms provide space for anything from small groups of 10 in the Bergeller Stübli up to 380 delegates theatre-style in the Embassy Ballroom. Meeting services include in-house florists, decorators and technicians, security guards, tours and site inspections, guest relations, local DMC and a free of charge business centre.
Thanks to a rich offer of alpine summer activities, the hotel is an ideal destination during the summer months. Experienced local guides oversee group activities and sports including bike tours, water sports, hiking, paragliding, canyoning, glacier adventure, ice climbing, heli-fishing, mountain tours, Tyrolienne, canoe tours, mini olympics and much more in the stunning Alpine scenery surrounding St. Moritz. The ‘living room of St. Moritz’ is what the press calls the majestic lobby ‘Le Grand Hall’, which represents the heart of the hotel. It offers a fine view from the large window overlooking the lake making it the perfect spot for a welcome cocktail or break-out.
Not forgetting the free time between meetings, St. Moritz offers some of the world’s top designer brands in boutiques which line the shortest luxury shopping mile in the
world – Via Serlas – right in front of Badrutt’s Palace Hotel.
The landmark property has long been a magnet for royalty, celebrities and the global elite. Recent guests have included Prince & Princess Michael of Kent, the Royal Family of Abu Dhabi, Claudia Schiffer and Faye Dunaway. Audrey Hepburn, Marlene Dietrich, Elizabeth Taylor and Alfred Hitchcock are just a handful of illustrious guest names from the past.
It is easy to see why this legendary hotel has been awarded several accolades including 15 Gault Millau points for Le Restaurant, the annual Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Award for the 4th best European resort. Mr Hans Wiedemann, Managing Director, has also been awarded ‘Hotelier of the Year’ by the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association. In addition it is a member of the prestigious Leading Hotels of the World, Swiss Historic Hotels and Swiss Deluxe Hotels.
All in all the elegant Badrutt’s Palace Hotel provides an excellent venue for Meeting & Incentive organisers. A memorable and special event within the beautiful Swiss Alps is guaranteed.