A successful event needs three main ingredients: plenty of scope and space for your ideas, overnight accommodation, and catering for your guests. Here, in Gstaad, you’ll find it all, whatever the season. Right across the board, with something to suit every taste and every requirement: from authentic original alpine huts to luxury hotels. And if you’re so spoilt for choice you find it hard to reach a decision, then simply mix-’n’-match to your heart’s content - and dazzle your guests by offering more than one location.
Up in the mountains - Wasserngrat
The restaurant, which seats up to 160 people indoors, is distinctively cosy in appearance, with a meticulous attention to detail. The terrace offers additional space for functions outdoors or under a stylish marquee. The Wasserngrat certainly boasts a unique location, set within a breathtaking mountain landscape with panoramic views. Exclusive functions and celebrations are organised all year round, with a great deal of importance attached to top-quality regional produce.
Banquet capacity: 160 guests.
Up in the mountains - Glacier 3000
The Botta mountain-top restaurant serves delicious food, ranging from small snacks to specialities from the cantons of Bern, Vaud and Valais. The restaurant designed by star architect Mario Botta opens up unrivalled panoramic views of the stunning alpine summits. The infrastructure of the Botta Restaurant on the 4th floor is designed with special occasions in mind, such as evening events, product launches, press conferences and incentives.
Individual rooms or the entire restaurant (accommodating for up to 300 people) can be hired exclusively on request.
Restaurant Botta banquet capacity: 140 guests
Up in the mountains - Refuge de l'Espace
The Refuge l’Espace is just a short ride away by Snow Bus from Glacier 3000. This small authentic restaurant with its genuine alpine hut atmosphere accommodates a maximum of 28 diners. In this high-alpine setting the gaze is naturally drawn to the Swiss mountain landscape.
Banquet capacity, indoors: 28 guests
Banquet capacity, terrasse: 70 guests
Up in the mountains - Berghaus Wispile
The cosy Berghaus Wispile is located high above Gstaad. Several rooms are available, not to mention a spacious terrace for up to 150 guests.
Banquet capacity: 150 guests
Up in the mountains - Walighütte
The Walighütte is located in the peaceful natural surroundings of the Saanenland, some 40 minutes away by car. The chalet is ideally suited for wedding ceremonies and celebrations as well as seminars. More intimate functions for up to 18 guests can be held in the traditional kitchen, with the barn providing ample space for larger groups of up to 70 people. The Walighütte is available from May to October, weather permitting.
Banquet capacity barn: 70 guests
Up in the mountains - Chessle Stube Berghotel Hornberg
The picturesque Hornberg nestles between Rinderberg and Horneggli. This traditional mountain hotel is able to accommodate up to 150 guests in a variety of rooms and Stuben. The highlight of the hotel is undoubtedly the Chessle Stube, which has been incorporated into what used to be a barn.
Banquet capacity Chessle Stube: 80 guests
Up in the mountains - Site Alp
The venue up on the farmed mountain pasture is located inside a log cabin, with a charm all of its own. The premises are suitable for celebrations and meetings alike, and events can be organised there even during the winter months (excl. November). The meals are simple, but delicious. The farm’s own produce is used whenever possible.
Banquet capacity party place: 80 guests
Total capacity: 150 guests
Traditional - Les Ouges
The season in Les Ouges is a short one: the cosy alpine hut can be rented from mid-June through to August (approx.). Situated in a secluded spot on the edge of the forest, it is the ideal venue for big-style celebrations, with between 30 and 170 guests accommodated in the various rooms.
Banquet capacity: 170 guests
Traditional - Tschärzis
Here, between November and April, winter wonderland fairy-tales are set to become true. The hut is suitable for a maximum of 30 dinner or cocktail guests. Meals in the traditional kitchen are still prepared over an open hearth.
Banquet capacity: 30 guests
Traditional - Michels Stallbeizli
This exceptional restaurant on the outskirts of Gstaad stands out also by virtue of its unique views, with cows, calves and goats visible through the large picture windows. In winter the Michel family serves up delicious Gstaad fondues and raclettes and, in summer, barbecues. Over the summer months the farm premises can also be used by groups to stage farmyard olympiads.
Banquet capacity: 50 guests
Traditional - Landhaus Saal
Alongside other renowned hotels, the Hotel Restaurant Landhaus boasts the largest function room anywhere in the Saanenland. While the grand hall is ideal for large functions, the smaller room and meeting room can be booked for events on a smaller scale.
Banquet capacity: 200 guests
Traditional - Bächlihof
These comfortable premises run by the Raaflaub family are located between Gstaad and Schönried. The cosy atmosphere of the Stube is so authentically original that guests feel transported back in time, illustrating yet another completely different facet of Gstaad as a resort and destination.
Capacity: 36 guests
Contact: Katrin and Thomas Raaflaub: +41 33 744 40 62 / +41 33 744 40 29
Traditional - Viviane's Burestübli
Viviane von Siebenthal welcomes diners to her rustic farm-restaurant between late December and March, serving farmhouse specialities such as raclettes and fondues. And the wonderful thing is that all the fantastic views are included.
Capacity: 30 guests
Contact: Viviane von Siebenthal: +41 33 744 86 94
Traditional - Bochtehus Beizli
The Bochtehus, run by the Reichenbach family, is more than 300 years old and located between Lauenen and the fabled Lauenensee. The building has been lovingly renovated with meticulous attention to detail and welcomes its guests over the winter months. A visit to the Bochtehus Beizli can be ideally combined with a horse-drawn carriage ride as the owners also operate a year-round horse-drawn carriage business.
Capacity: 50 guests
Lake views - Bühlhaus
The Bühlhaus is situated in a unique location slightly above Lauenensee. Set in unique unspoilt natural surroundings the premises are ideal for private functions. The catering itself is at the client’s discretion. The venue is approx. 10 minutes from the car park at Lauenensee, but access by car from the car park is subject to an exemption permit.
Capacity: 80 guests
Contact: Susi Addor: +41 79 389 61 39, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lake views - Forellensee
Zweisimmen offers its many guests an exceptionally diverse location. All kinds of premises, including the yurt for 80 people, are ideally suited for private functions, weddings, but also seminars and meetings. The team is also happy to assist with organising a social programme directly on the site of the trout lake. Yes, fishing is also an option here…
Capacity, entire site: 250 guests
Capacity, conservatory banquet: 25 guests
Lake views - Huus am Arnensee
A lesser known gem awaits nature lovers a good 30 minutes or so away from Gstaad. Surrounded by magnificent mountain scenery the Huus am Arnensee has everything to help forget the worries of everyday life. The sun terrace has wonderful views of the lake and the ruggedly romantic mountains.
Capacity Restaurant: 45 guests
Capacity terrace: 100 guests
The large festival tent is the venue for top international events, including the Gstaad Menuhin Festival and the Country Night Gstaad. The rest of the year the tent is also available for hire for special occasions.
Capacity in concert seating arrangement: 2700 guests
Indoor tennis court
The indoor tennis court is available for hire for major events. The rooms can be partitioned off individually so that memorable events can be organised in a stylish décor.
Capacity in concert seating arrangement: 3000 guests
Indoor Curling rink
The indoor curling rink is also part of the sports centres. In winter the ice rink is of course bustling with curling stones and players, but in summer it can also be used to stage various events.
Capacity in concert seating arrangement: 1800 guests
Located in Zweisimmen, the Simmental Arena provides an attractive venue for all kinds of events and occasions, with either up to 100 guests in the restaurant or 192 on the gallery level. The entire arena can also be rented for large-scale events.
Capacity in concert seating arrangement: 850 guests