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  • 22.01.2020

    Silvio Kehrli New Director of Sales

    Silvio Kehrli assumes his duties as new Director of Sales at the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois in Basel with effect from 15 January 2020, taking over from Helen Wörner.

  • 16.10.2019

    Les Trois Rois wins Two Prestigious Awards from Prix Villégiature & GaultMillau

    Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois has consolidated its position in the top tier of European hospitality by winning the Prix Villégiature "Grand Prix of the Best Hotel in Europe", just over a month after it was named GaultMillau "Hotel of the Year 2020".

  • 19.09.2019

    GaultMillau „Hotel of the Year 2020“

    Basel, September 19, 2019 – The GaultMillau accolade awarded in Basel on September 9 is yet another highlight in the long history of the venerable Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois. Let’s just remind ourselves how exciting the past few years have been. In 2004 the Straumann family acquired the Grand Hotel and launched an extensive phase of refurbishment and renovation completed in 2006. Since its splendid reopening that same year, the Grand Hotel on the Rhine’s knee has been a continual talking point, with multiple award-winning restaurants and a great of passion and dedication to its guests not just from the region, but from all over the world. And now, we are reaping the rewards.

  • 26.08.2019

    Urs Gschwend - New Executive Chef de Cuisine Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois

    Basel, August 26, 2019 – Since August 19, Urs Gschwendis the new Chef de Cuisine at the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois Basel. He is responsible for the Brasserie, a flagship productof the five star hotel, the Bar Les Trois Roisand for theCatering des Rois. After a successful collaboration in past, Dr. h.c. Thomas Straumann is taking the “Chef of the Year 2017” (Sonntagszeitung) from the Aare to the Rhine.

  • 11.02.2019

    3 stars in the Guide Michelin and the «Sommelier Award 2019»

    For the fourth time now, the Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl has seen its three Michelin stars validated. What’s more, Christoph Kokemoor has received the 2019 Sommelier Award, a special award bestowed this year for the first time.

  • 06.02.2019

    Biography Peter Knogl

  • 06.02.2019

    Biography Christoph Kokemoor

  • 13.11.2018

    Awards for Les Trois Rois

    The Grand Hotel picks up yet more awards for the tremendous achievements of its staff.

  • 26.10.2018

    Prix Villégiature Awards

    Last week the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois was honoured with a special award at Château Ferrières-en-Brie just outside Paris: the Prix Villégiature for Europe’s most beautiful city hotel terrace (Meilleure terrasse de ville d’un hôtel en Europe). The hotel terrace overlooking the Rhine was designed by Enzo Enea, one of Europe’s foremost landscape architects, and it prevailed over such serious contenders such as Le Raphaël in Paris and the Four Seasons Hotel at the Bosporus in Istanbul. As a delighted Tanja Wegmann, General Manager, explained at the award ceremony in Paris, ‘it is an invaluable acknowledgement of the efforts made every day by the team at Les Trois Rois to offer our guests only the very best in all areas’. The Basel team together with Livia Leu, Switzerland’s Ambassador to France and daughter of Swiss hotel legend Hans Leu, stepped up to accept the highly coveted award.

  • 17.01.2018

    Tanja Wegmann to return to the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois as General Manager

    Tanja Wegmann is to take up the position of General Manager of the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois with effect from 1 March 2018. In her capacity as General Manager she will be in charge of running the Hotel and its restaurants – the Cheval Blanc, Chez Donati and the Brasserie Les Trois Rois – as well as the Fleurs des Rois flower boutique attached to the Hotel. She succeeds Reto Kocher, who is leaving the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois after nine successful years as General Manager.

  • 27.10.2017

    A variety of awards for the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois

    Numerous awards for our employees over the past six months.

  • 17.10.2017

    Graffiti art with Basel schoolchildren

    As a cultural project it’s certainly out of the ordinary. Pupils from two classes at the FG Basel private school have transformed the guest limousine of the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois into a graffiti artwork, entirely in keeping with the hotel’s advertising claim: “Rich in history, young at heart”.

  • 10.10.2017

    Three Michelin stars once again for Peter Knogl

    For the third time now, the Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl has validated its three Michelin stars. This consistently superlative performance has further enhanced the prominence of Basel’s 3-star restaurant in international haute cuisine.

  • 10.10.2017

    Mike Kainz our new "Patissier of the Year"

  • 10.10.2017

    Cristina Bally named "Concierge of the Year" by Sonntagszeitung

    Head Concierge Cristina Bally of the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois in Basel certainly swayed the jury of Switzerland’s Sonntagszeitung, which has named her Concierge of the Year. The recognition given to Cristina Bally is one of the legendary hotel ratings awarded by the newspaper in its showcase of Switzerland’s 150 Best Hotels, now in ist sixteenth instalment. The jury included Christoph Ammann, head of the Sonntagszeitung’s travel editorial team, hotel authors Hans Amrein and Karl Wild, and the editor-in-chief of Hotelrevue, Gery Nievergelt.

  • 05.10.2017

    New spacious outdoor areas

    Pure pleasure on the newly designed terrace at the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois in Basel even on golden autumn days. The design concept and its execution are the work of Enzo Enea, landscape architect of international renown.

  • 19.10.2015

    Prix Villégiature Awards

    Restaurant Cheval Blanc earns the "Prix Villégiature Awards" in the catecory best restaurant in a hotel in Europe

  • 07.10.2015

    Three stars for Peter Knogl

    Peter Knogl awarded his third star in the Michelin Guide – raises Basel into the top category of haute cuisine.

    Peter Knogl at the Restaurant Cheval Blanc is the first Chef de Cuisine at a Swiss hotel to be awarded three stars in the Michelin Guide. There are only two other restaurants in Switzerland in this category: the Hôtel de Ville in Crissier and the Schloss Schauenstein in Fürstenau. This means that the Basel region now has its first three-star restaurant – and that the Cheval Blanc has gained in stature in the world of top international gastronomy.

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