Giardino Mountain

St Moritz, Switzerland

Dating back to 1913, the building is a former eighteenth-century girls’ boarding school and retains its typical Swiss architecture and traditional Engadine paintwork. Now, it is known as one of Europe’s most beautiful mountain hotels with contemporary style. This five-star Swiss retreat is located in the picturesque village of Champfèr, near St. Moritz, overlooking the breathtaking panorama of the Upper Engadine and Lake Silvaplana – the ultimate winter wonderland.

In the 78 rooms and suites, Alpine chic meets Mediterranean nonchalance. Each and every room, with sizes between 18 and 60 m², is boldly decorated with Italian fabrics and designer objects. Due to the hotel’s historical structure, no two rooms are the same. Each room also has a unique theme related to the Upper Engadine landscape.

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Things to know

  • Located in the picturesque village of Champfèr, near St. Moritz
  • The hotel overlooks the breathtaking panorama of the Upper Engadine &  Lake Silvaplana.
  • 5* superior
  • 78 rooms and suites
  • First opened in 1970
  • Reopened as Giardino Retreat in 2015
  • 3 restaurants
  • Ecco St Moritz restaurant with 2 Michelin stars
  • 1 bar
  • Dipiú Spa
  • Ayurveda by Giardino

Travelling by car or train

  • St. Moritz station 5 min by car
  • Zurich main station 2 h 30 by car, 3 h by train
  • Zurich Airport 2 h 40 by car, 3 h 40 by train
  • Milan Airport 2 h 50 by car

Meetings & events

Work and leisure time don’t usually go hand in hand. They move at different paces, have different objectives and most notably place different demands on us. In the right conditions, however, a surprisingly harmonious relationship can be struck up between the two – all you need is a Giardino hotel, a corporate team and the Ticino sunshine, and you will be sure to have an experience that brings results. This means team members are happily productive and relaxed enough to be creative and can enjoy the modern facilities to take a moment to de-stress. It’s great for your team and even better for your profit margins.

Giardino Mountain has 3 meeting rooms that can cater for bespoke meetings and events.

Meeting Room 1 is 20 square metres and can accommodate up to 10 people

Stuvetta is a 25-square-metre meeting and banquet room and can accommodate up to 20 people

Suite 109  is a 50-square-metre meeting room and can accommodate up to 10 people. Available in the summer only.

The latest in electronic and audio-visual equipment is available.

Catering service for business lunches and dinners, private cocktail receptions, coffee breaks, buffets, company lunches, special celebrations, anniversaries, birthdays and weddings also available.

Things to do

Winter season

  • Winter sports (skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledging, ice skating, etc.)
  • Try snowkiting for the first time!
  • Power Guide service

Summer season

  • Mountain sports (hiking, cycling, mountain biking, paragliding, etc.)
  • Water sports (windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing, stand-up paddle boarding, etc.)
  • Golf (Samedan and Zuoz)
  • Follow the canyon across the astonishing natural setting of the Valchiavenna.
  • Why not take a balloon ride over the swiss Alps?
  • Experience white-water rafting in Switzerland’s alpine rivers.
  • Power Guide service

All year round

  • Go for a drink in the coolest club of St. Moritz: El Paradiso! An area reserved for Giardino Mountains guests
  • dipiù Spa – Indoor pool, sauna zone, Jacuzzi, fitness and relaxation area, massages and beauty treatments, signature dipiù Cosmetics line complemented with Aveda and !QMS products, hair salon
  • Ayurveda by Giardino – the specialist team of Ayurveda by Giardino has developed a diverse programme of different cures and treatments to address various problems stemming from excessive stress, an unhealthy lifestyle and age-related phenomena

Food & beverage

Hide & Seek

Modern, international and surprisingly out of the ordinary. Hide & Seek draws its Inspiration from contemporary sources and from Ayurveda. Each dish incorporates salty, sweet, bitter, sour, spicy and tart components in harmonious unison, tantalising your taste buds and nourishing your body. Local herbs and invigorating spices ensure that your meal is easily digested, the different flavours and textures offer a rich sensual experience. Enjoy food that simply does you good – without having to look too hard.

Ecco St. Moritz

The Ecco restaurants in Ascona and St. Moritz already have a reputation for unique culinary virtuosity blended with a purist approach to taste – and both have two Michelin stars to prove it. With his food concept, Ecco founder Rolf Fliegauf artfully combines the natural flavours of seasonal ingredients to create the unmistakable Ecco cuisine: distinctive, intense, unexpected. Ecco!

Stüva

Traditional Engadine restaurant with rustic wooden panels and corner benches, true archetypes of the Alpine world, located in the entrance area of the historical part of the Giardino Mountain building. At lunchtime and in the evening, hearty Graubünden specialities are served here. The kitchen team procures the products used to prepare these dishes from local suppliers. For dessert, locals recommend the ‘legendary’ nut cake served in a glass.

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