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Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains - Luxury holidays to Grisons and the Engagine

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  • About this holiday

    The journey and how you get there


    Use of the St. Moritz Spa facilities, Wireless LAN in the hotel lobby, Shuttle service within St. Moritz, Ski shuttle.

    Included in your holiday

    Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Type A ‘Resort’ Double Room and include scheduled flight with British Airways London to Zurich, Euro Traveller, car hire (Group A Toyota Aygo or similar, manual 3 door), bed and breakfast, and a St.Moritz 3-hour Classic Package including a facial, manicure or pedicure and full body massage.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room
    Prices on request
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code


    Our opinion

    Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains - True Alpine splendour awaits at this luxury spa.

    Hotel description

    The luxurious Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains was the first hotel to be built in St. Moritz, constructed in 1864 at the source of the Mauritius springs which have been used since Mediaeval times for their therapeutic benefits and which inspired the early development of this now famous spa resort. Offering traditional elegance in a breathtaking Alpine location, the hotel is spectacular and exhibits exquisite attention to detail in every aspect of its Italian palazzo-style design. Set against the imposing backdrop of the eternally snow-capped mountains, the turrets and two main towers of this fairytale castle strike a dramatic silhouette against the clear blue skies. St. Moritz is situated 1,865 metres above sea level in the Upper Engadine region, and for most of the year enjoys a sunny and dry ‘champagne climate’ which attracts as many visitors in the summer months as in winter.Antique furniture and paintings, intricate cornicing detail and delicate chandeliers heighten the sleek grandeur and ambience of the Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains. The impressive lobby has high ceilings, marble floors and white stucco detailing worthy of a palatial residence, and the restaurant and bar Enoteca La Vigna features a 19th Century tiled stove and original frescoes which have been carefully restored to their original beauty, based on photographs and etchings which similarly informed all of the restoration work on the hotel.Classicism and modernity have been seamlessly blended with the creation of the new Spa building, which also houses 14 suites. The extensive 2500 square metre St. Moritz Spa pays homage to the therapeutic powers of the Alpine environment in every aspect of design. Wood, water, stone and natural lighting in every treatment room create a truly organic ambience which is similarly echoed in the styles and characteristics of the therapies. The swimming pool, heated to an inviting 29 degrees Centigrade and classically designed with an Art Deco edge to the simple black and white colour scheme, backs onto the imposing rock face of the mountainside.Fine dining is an essential feature of the Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains. ‘Les Saisons’ offers international and seasonal cuisine: guests can select from an appetising array of a la carte dishes or from the gourmet menu which changes daily. ‘Ca d’Oro’, awarded an impressive 15 Gault Millau points, specialises in innovative variations on traditional Italian dishes. Its combination of traditional sophistication and superior service with contemporary furnishings and vibrant modern paintings creates an ambience which is both comfortable and stylish.The guestrooms are modern and welcoming, using the warm tones of cherry wood and a soft colour palette to soothe and contrast with the brilliance of the natural landscape outside. For the ultimate indulgent experience there are two opulent suites; located in the towers of the hotel they are faultlessly executed in refined colour schemes of golden tones, rich reds and champagnes befitting of royalty. The Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains offers the discerning guest a luxurious pampering experience in an idyllic location throughout the year.   


    St Moritz

    Official star rating


    Annual opening

    Distance from airport

    About 2 hours and 30 minutes drive

    Closest airport


    Room types

    136 Rooms and 34 Suites in the Main Building, 13 Spa suites and a Presidential suite in the Spa Building, all with Television, Internet connection, Entertainment system, Telephone, Minibar, Safe, Hairdryer, Mountain view and Balcony on request. Suites are larger, all with balcony, one or two living rooms depending on category

    Hotel facilities and services

    3 Restaurants, 2 Bars, Gym, 24-hour room service, Children’s Club, Golf, Tennis, Indoor Swimming pool, Sauna, Steam room, Kneipp zone, Sun terrace, Group exercise classes, Personal training, Boutique, Gift shop, Library, Casino, Limousine service.  

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    The Engadine is a haven for keen skiers, with the Corviglia, Corvatsch, Diavolezza and Lagalb courses in the immediate vicinity. The world-famous Hahnensee ski run ends in front of the hotel. Within easy walking distance there is a sports centre and three lakes for watersports and bathing during the summer months.St. Moritz hosts an Opera festival. A scenic train ride on the Glacier Express to Zermatt on the Matterhorn is highly recommended.   


    Sports nearby

    Watersports on the lakes of the Engadine, Mountain biking, Skiing and Ski school, Hiking, Climbing, Walking, Fishing.


    Minimum stays

    Other information

    The hotel offers direct access to St. Moritz’s curative mineral spa. The springs in St. Moritz are the highest-altitude therapeutic springs in Switzerland and have provided natural treatments for thousands of years.

    The Kempinski Spa is well-equipped with five massage rooms, three cosmetic booths, two suites for alpine body treatments, and an indoor heated pool. Glacier water, granite, herbs and wood create a unique atmosphere.

    The mixed sauna landscape includes a bio sauna, herbal sauna, stone sauna, Finnish sauna, steam bath and laconium. A separate Ladies Spa includes a steam room, bio sauna, aroma grotto and relaxation room. Outside, enjoy the clear air of the spacious spa terrace or the Alpine garden with its natural Kneipp stream.

    Massage and body treatments are expertly executed, and beauty programmes make use of Maria Galland Paris, Alpienne, Valmont, Soglio and Feuerstein products. In all of these products and treatments available, the emphasis is on their natural properties and the Swiss tradition of rejuvenation through spa therapy.

    Signature Treatments

    Kempinski High Alpine Treatment: A dream of warm alpine stones combined with a full-body massage releases deep-seated
    tension. You will experience your body finding the balance through a hand and feet reflex zone massage and feel as your neck relaxes and is flexible again.

    Alpine Purification Package: A must for anyone who enjoys total relaxation. You will be wrapped in exquisite ingredients and relax on a 37°C heated floating water bed. Birch and juniper purify and detox the body, while orange oil and spelt activate metabolism.. The body is cleansed and the tissue tightened.

    Valmont "Vitality of the Glaciers": The manually processed products of the “L’Elixier des glaciers” line are made with biological live-cells and pure glacier water. They make your skin radiant with vitality, smoother, stronger and firmer (inclusive of a natural collagen mask).

    Alpine Honey Peeling: Natural honey extracts and finely milled crystallised quartz are used to extract the body’s toxins and stimulate the immune system.

    Additional Treatments:
    St Moritz Alpiner Warm Wrap
    Alpien Well Vital Treatment
    Feuerstein Herbal Pad Massage
    Anti Cellulite Package
    Sports Massage
    Aroma Oil Massage
    Lymph Drainage
    Foot Reflex Zone Massage
    Twin Massage for Couples
    Warm Herbal Compress with Steam Bath
    Alpine Stone Mosaic Massage
    Hot Stone Massage
    Lomi Lomi Nui Massage
    Maria Galland Sea Salt Eye Peel
    Feuerstein Peeling
    Maria Galland Algae Pack
    Maria Galland Tightening Thermal Mask
    Valmont Intensive Dermo Facial
    Valmont Oxygenation & Purity Facial
    Valmont Collagen Eye Mask
    Spa Manicure
    Spa Pedicure
    Men's Care Treatments


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