Set up by the Jacques-Mayer family in 1865, the dignified and sophisticated Beau-Rivage is situated on the banks of Lake Geneva. Today the hotel is run by descendents of the same family. The hotel has hosted the rich and famous; from Sarah Bernhardt, the Empress Elizabeth (Sissi) of Austria, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor to more recently Sting and Catherine Deneuve. All amenities for the modern traveller are provided in each room; two telephones and five direct lines, modem points or fax. Extensive conference facilities are available for the business traveller as well.The chef of the restaurant Le Chat-Botte oversees the banquet facilities. Le Patara, the chic Thai restaurant is in this hotel. Guests can enjoy afternoon tea and cocktails in L’Atrium Bar.
Quai du Mont-Blanc 13
Tel: (022) 716 6666.