Beau-Rivage Palace

For other uses, see Beau Rivage.
Beau-Rivage Palace
General information
Architectural style Belle Époque
Address Place du port 17-19
Town or city Lausanne
Country   Switzerland
Coordinates 46°30′29″N 6°37′48″E / 46.508°N 6.630°E / 46.508; 6.630
Inaugurated 1861
Other information
Number of rooms 168[1]
Number of suites 26 "junior" and 8 "executive"[1]
Number of restaurants 3[1]
Number of bars 1[1]
Facilities Conference, banquet, spa and wellness[1]

The Beau-Rivage Palace is a historical luxury 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 Déco 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.


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]

Notes and references

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 The Beau-Rivage Palace at a glance (page visited on 30 March 2015).
  2. 1 2 3 (French) Frédéric Koller, "Thriller diplomatique au Beau-Rivage Palace", Le Temps, Saturday 4 April 2015, page 5.

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

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