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Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva

  • 33, Quai des Bergues, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland

    November 2005

    Martin Rhomberg
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 115

  • Guest Rooms: 72
  • Suites: 43
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Architect: Bénédict Estier

Interior Designer: Pierre-Yves Rochon

Floral Designer: Serge Marzetta

Design Aesthetic:

  • Historic neo-classical building
  • All rooms exhibit classic Louis-Philippe-style furnishings and a substantial ensuite marble bathroom
  • All suites on the sixth floor pay tribute to contemporary Swiss chalets, complete with large fireplaces and luxurious soft furnishings
  • The most significant restoration took place in 2005 under the creative direction of Pierre-Yves Rochon


  • Opened on May Day 1834, the Hotel des Bergues was the largest and most impressive hotel in Switzerland, unveiling an extensive ground floor, with shops and a café-restaurant, not to mention three hotel floors and an attic space to accommodate staff


  • Steps from the lake, the Old Town of Geneva and the famous Quartier des Banques with a beautiful view on the Jet d’Eau Fountain
  • Urban location between lake and mountains
  • 10 minutes walk from the train station
  • 30 minutes by car from the airport
  • 3 hours by train from Paris, 1 hour by car from Megève (French Alps)
Spa Mont Blanc

Size: 30,000 sq. ft. / 1,200 sq. ft. urban rooftop spa opened in 2013

Interior Designer: Onur Ozgul

Design Aesthetic: Woods, leather, stone and natural day light

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Treatment Rooms:  

  • 5 over-sized private treatment rooms
  • 1 luxurious double suite
  • 1 authentic Moroccan hammam
  • 1 sumptuous marble steam room

Additional Features :

  • Relaxation rooms
  • A high-tech fitness suite
  • An award-winning hair studio
  • A stunning 12.5 m. / 41 ft. lap pool and a separate vitality pool with a fantastic view of Geneva and the Salève

Restaurant: Il Lago (1 Michelin Star)

  • Cuisine: Northern Italian
  • Indoor Seating: 45
  • Designer: Pierre-Yves Rochon
  • Design Aesthetic: Palette of fresh blues and subtle greens reflecting the waters of Lake Geneva; decorated with hand-painted frescos of Italian landscapes, with classic French furnishings
  • La Terrace: Framed by olive trees and wild rosemary

Restaurant: IZUMI

  • Cuisine: Japanese fusion with inventive Nikkei cuisine
  • Indoor Seating: 25
  • Outdoor Seating: 45
  • Interior designer: Onur Ozgul
  • Design Aesthetic: Roof top restaurant with spectacular views of Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva

Lounge: Le Bar des Bergues

  • Bartender: Cyril Nebout
  • Indoor Seating: 45
  • Outdoor Seating: 60
  • Designer: Pierre-Yves Rochon
  • Design Aesthetic: Adjoining Il Lago with views of Quai des Bergues and the lake; comfortable leather sofas and regal velvet-clad armchairs in a cosy, cherry panelled drawing room
Leisure and Recreation
  • Within walking distance from the lake, the Old Town, the famous Quartier des Banques and also the Grand Theatre, the museums, the Botanic Garden and other beautiful parks
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Easily accessed activities include:

  • Walking, running, roller-skating
  • Shopping, indoor/outdoor dining and nightlife
  • Sailing, paddleboarding
  • Numerous walking, bus, boat and helicopter tours
Meetings and Social Events

Total Size: 595 sq m / 6,405 sq ft

Largest Ballroom: 299 sq m / 3,218 sq ft

Meet and Feed Capacity: 90

Banquet Capacity: 568

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Breakout Spaces: 5

Special Features:

  • Salle des Nations, the site of the first assembly of the League of Nations in 1920, remains a timelessly elegant location for meetings and special events

Executive Chef: Martial Facchinetti