Beau-Rivage Palace

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Beau-Rivage Palace
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General information
Architectural styleBelle Époque
AddressPlace du port 17–19
Town or cityLausanne
CountrySwitzerland
Coordinates46°30′29″N 6°37′48″E / 46.508°N 6.630°E / 46.508; 6.630
Inaugurated1861
Other information
Number of rooms168[1]
Number of suites26 "junior" and 8 "executive"[1]
Number of restaurants3[1]
Number of bars1[1]
FacilitiesConference, banquet, spa and wellness[1]
Website
www.brp.ch

The Beau-Rivage Palace is a historical luxury five-star hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is located in Ouchy, on the shores of Lake Léman.

The hotel opened in 1861 and the current main building was constructed in Art Nouveau and neo-baroque style in 1908. It is registered in the Swiss Inventory of Cultural Property of National and Regional Significance.

The Beau-Rivage Palace is owned by the well known Swiss Sandoz family, founders of Sandoz AG, now Novartis. Sandoz Foundation Hotel consists of "Beau-Rivage Palace", "Lausanne Palace", "Palafitte Hotel", "Riffelalp Resort 2222 m", "Angleterre & Résidence" and the "Château d'Ouchy".

Events[edit]

On 24 July 1923, the Treaty of Lausanne was signed at the Beau-Rivage Palace.[2]

In March–April 2015, the negotiations on Iran nuclear deal framework for a comprehensive agreement on the Iranian nuclear programme took place in the Beau-Rivage Palace, where the foreign ministers and delegations from the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, China, France, the European Union, Germany (P5+1) and Iran were also hosted.[2] The final press conference, on 2 April 2015, was held at the EPFL Learning Centre.[2]

Characteristics[edit]

• 169 rooms including 33 suites and Junior Suites

• 1 gourmet restaurant "Anne-Sophie Pic", brasserie "Café Beau-Rivage", Japanese restaurant "Le Miyako"

• Lavaux Suite: The hotel's only roof terrace with private access (22 square meters), panoramic view of the lake, the Alps and the park.

• Spa Suite: The bathroom, all dressed in marble, offers two massage tables, a hot tub and a steam room.

• 13 reception rooms to organize conferences, receptions, cocktails, gala evenings and weddings.

• Spa Cinq Mondes 1'500m, hammam, sauna. Open every day from 6.30am to 10pm.

• Fitness studio, hair salon Shū Uemura

• Boutique, laundry service, valet

Restaurants[edit]

• Gourmet restaurant "Anne-Sophie Pic" (Chef: Anne-Sophie Pic, two Michelin stars and 18/20 points at Gault & Millau.)

• Brasserie Restaurant "Café Beau-Rivage" (Cooking Chef: Emilien Windels)

• Japanese Restaurant "The Miyako" with Teppan-Yaki table

• Tea Room: "The Lobby"

• The Bar.

• In-room dining service.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e The Beau-Rivage Palace at a glance (page visited on 30 March 2015).
  2. ^ a b c (in French) Frédéric Koller, "Thriller diplomatique au Beau-Rivage Palace", Le Temps, Saturday 4 April 2015, page 5.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 46°30′29″N 6°37′48″E / 46.508°N 6.630°E / 46.508; 6.630