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Badrutt's Palace

St Moritz, Switzerland

The 159 room Badrutt's Palace is a magnificent gothic-inspired five star hotel in Switzerland's most stylish winter resort, with spectacular views over the lake to the Swiss Alps. Badrutt's Palace prides itself on its impeccable staff and service.

At a Glance

  • One of the most famous landmarks in St Moritz with a magnificent setting over looking the lake

  • On site Kids Club for children aged 3 - 12 year olds

Ski, Family, Spa & health

Insider's View

The spa at Badrutt's Palace is amazing - it's literally built into the rock!

Anne Bamber

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A famous St Moritz landmark, Badrutt's Palace has been welcoming guests since 1896 and is situated in a picturesque, central location in six acres of private grounds with stunning views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

The elegantly-decorated rooms and collection of suites are furnished with original antiques, whilst modern features such as wireless LAN connections and flat screen TVs have been seamlessly incorporated. The suites and deluxe rooms boast stylish Italian marble bathrooms and most have private balconies with stunning views of the lake or the village and Engadine mountains.

This is a gourmet destination with seven restaurants that range from the gastronomic to an informal pizzeria. The 3 fantastic bars offer delicious and innovative cocktails and guests can mingle with the celebrities at the exclusive nightspot, the Kings Club. Or relax in the Palace Wellness and Fitness Club offering a range of professional treatments and sports facilities such as tennis, ice skating and curling.

Families are very welcome at Badrutt's Palace and the Palazzino Kids Club keeps children entertained all day long with fun and creative activities such as dog sledding, arts and crafts and dance classes.


The hotel has 157 rooms and 38 suites, all newly renovated with magnificent views of the St Moritz lake or the village and Engadine mountains. The suites and deluxe rooms boast stylish Italian marble bathrooms and most have private balconies. All rooms have telephone, flat-screen television, safe, refreshment bar, wireless internet access, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers.


Children are welcome and the Kids Club Palazzino caters for ages 3-12 years. Activities include arts and crafts, children's disco in the Kings club and dog sled excursions.


There are seven restaurants offering a range of fantastic cuisine, 'Le Restaurant' serves a rich selection of International and French dishes in a classically decorated dining room and formal atmosphere. 'Le Relais' offers a more relaxed dining experience and looks out over the lake. The Chesa Veglia is a converted farmhouse on the grounds of the hotel which houses restaurants and bars.

There is also an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna, solarium, hot tub, massage, beauty spa and fitness center and in-house ski rental. The Kings Club nightclub lives up to the legendary St Moritz nightlife.

Le Restaurant

Sophisticated gourmet restaurant serving specialties such as Pojarski with truffle cream sauce or Chateaubriand with béarnaise sauce. Open for breakfast or dinner. A jacket is required and a tie is recommended.

Le Relais

This restaurant has stunning views of Lake St. Moritz and the mountains. Dress code is casual. Open for lunch only.

La Diala

Family friendly restaurant with authentic design to create a warm and cozy atmosphere. Serving balance and nourishing food and also has a juice bar. Has a lovely sunny terrace with views of the mountains. Open from 10am - 8pm.

La Coupole / Matsuhisa

The Japanese star chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa has opened his premier brand 'Matsuhisa'restaurant which is a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine. Housed in the former tennis hall, the trendy interior has been designed by The Martin Brudnizki Desgin Studio in London and features a cocktail and sushi bar as well as options for private dining. Dress code is smart casual. Open for dinner only.

Patrizier Stuben

Authentic style restaurant serving international as well as traditional cuisine in the Chesa Veglia farmhouse. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code is smart casual.

Pizzeria Heuboden

Serving pizza and Italian cuisine in a cozy rustic restaurant in the Chesa Veglia farmhouse. Open for dinner only. Dress code is smart casual.

Grill Chadafo

Serving international specialties such as Chateaubriand and Poularde de Bresse in a cozy and intimate atmosphere. Open for dinner only and situated in the Chesa Veglia. Dress code is smart casual.

Polo Bar

In the Chesa Veglia farmhouse.

Bar Cariget

In the Chesa Veglia farmhouse

King's Club

The most famous nightclub in St. Moritz, a place to party and revel in the exclusive St. Moritz lifestyle. Open until late - only in winter. Dress code 'dress to impress'.

Renaissance Bar & Davidoff Lounge

A traditional bar, especially good for cigar and whisky connoisseurs with signature cocktails. A jacket is required after 7.30pm.

Palace Wellness

Featuring a treatment center, fitness center and Palace Spa / Wet Zone with wet room, indoor and outdoor (heated) pool and hair and beauty salon.


St Moritz is a world class ski resort with fantastic downhill and cross country runs. There is also a wide variety of additional activities available such as heli-skiing, torchlight skiing, dog sledding, horse-drawn sleigh rides, ice climbing, ice skating, snowshoe hiking and paragliding.

The Badrutt's Palace also has an outdoor sports area which is converted to a natural ice rink in winter.

Additional Notes

Dress Code

Dress codes for the restaurants: Chesa Veglia is smart casual, Le Restaurant requires a jacket and a tie is desired, Le Relais / Nobu@Badrutt's Palace are smart casual, La Diala is Casual, Le Grand Hall requires a jacket after 7.30pm, Renaissance Bar in Davidoff Lounge requires a jacket after 7.30pm, King's Club is 'dress to impress'

Location & Directions

St Moritz, Switzerland

Distance to ski lift: 5-minute walk (free shuttle provided).

When to go

Alpine: Cold Dec-Mar (often sub-zero temperatures). Warms up from March.

Best time to Visit

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