Boutique Luxury

The Woodward

Geneva’s first all-suite hotel on the shores of Lake Geneva with panoramic views across to Mont Blanc. Full of Belle Époque grandeur and understated luxury with a beguiling contemporary twist, fine dining, and Switzerland’s first Guerlain Spa.

Lake Geneva, Switzerland
The Woodward Geneva
  • Embrace a high-end Swiss like style in one of the 26 suites, with views over Lake Geneva and the French Alps.

  • Indulge in the sumptuous décor combining heritage features with modern convenience and comfort

  • Savor the superb cuisine with a choice of theatrical French dining or a plant-focused brasserie

  • Relax in Switzerland's first Guerlain Spa or swim lengths in the city's longest indoor pool.


Built in 1901 on what is now Quai Wilson, The Woodward is housed in a handsomely ornate Belle Époque building, with magnificent views of Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc. This impressive edifice is reflected in the décor, a curated fusion of mid-century modernism, silk wallcoverings, parquet flooring, crystal chandeliers, muted gold gilding and glossy Macassar ebony. The service is exceptional, and the team can organize virtually any requests, be that lunch in Paris, cocktails on Mont Blanc or dinner in Verbier.

Of the 26 spacious suites, 21 overlook the lake, while the remaining five have side views from the sitting rooms. Each suite has been individually designed and features include high ceilings, tall windows, parquet flooring, silk wallcoverings, neutral color scheme, marble fireplace, marble bathroom with large bathtubs, separate shower and Japanese-style WC. Sixth-floor suites include a balcony and table, while the Presidential Suite boasts panoramic views from every room, as well as a private dining room and loggia. For the ultimate in lakeside living, book the Royal Suite accessed by private elevator and designed to resemble a Parisian apartment. Families can request connecting suites, or a whole floor can be reserved if required. Child friendly activities and babysitting services can also be arranged and Le Jardinier offers a children’s menu.

Overseen by Executive Chef, Olivier Jean, the two restaurants, L’Atelier Robuchon and Le Jardinier, have both been recipients of Michelin stars in their New York locations, so expect outstanding, and creative cuisine. L’Atelier Robouchon offers an open kitchen experience, with just 36 diners seated around a counter, along with two semi-private dining rooms. The theater-style drama is enhanced by the striking red and black décor. Signature dishes include shellfish jelly with light cauliflower cream and Sologne caviar and crab. For vegetarians and vegans, Le Jardinier places locally sourced plant produce center stage. Overlooking the lake in a light, airy and elegant dining room, the vibe is wholesome and healthy.

Guests have access to Club Woodward, a wellness center that includes a gym, the longest indoor pool in Geneva, whirlpool bath, steam rooms, saunas, snow shower, ice bucket shower, and two Swedish baths. Guerlain’s first Swiss spa has also set up residence here, with six treatment rooms, including one double room for side-by-side wellness treatments.


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Location

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Located opposite Lake Geneva on Quai Wilson, The Woodward is within easy walking distance of Geneva, just a short stroll from the main shopping streets, museums, and galleries. The main station is a 10-minute walk, while the airport is a 15-minute taxi ride.


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