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Chateau de Penthes

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12 Jul 2018
“14th Century estate”
18 Oct 2017
“Possibly the worst restaurant in Geneva - or even Switzerland”
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The Museum of the Swiss Abroad tell the story of Switzerland... From William Tell into the future... Through all Swiss Expads who got famous or less famouslike Louis Chevrolet, Antoine-Henri Jomini, Jacques Necker...The Museum of the Swiss Abroad at...more
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chemin de l' Imperatrice 18 | Geneve-Pregny, Pregny-Chambesy, Geneva 1292, Switzerland
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This estate now serves as meeting rooms for the nearby WHO, UN and US mission headquarters. Rolling hills and lush gardens make for a great morning walk. Beyond the chateau there is the view of Lac Leman (Lake Geneve) and the Montblanc. Food was good...More

Thank KTJison
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The waiters are surly, even rude, the prices are ridiculous and the food shamefully bad. Little more to say. 52 francs for a business lunch, 20 francs for a "veggie burger", which consisted of some overcooked red cabbage topped off with a slice of potato...More

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This chateau is situated just along the road from the US Embassy and makes a good walk to the botanical gardens, if walking back to Lake Geneva/the main centre city. The large grounds are a haven for bird, insects and animals, with buzzards/kites circling overhead.

Thank Jeremy P
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This is truly a pretty place. I went there in January for a reception and loved the quiet atmosphere. Would like to go again in the summer! Lovely view towards the park and lake.

Thank Kerstin C
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Very pretty Castle located in a beautiful domaine with the view to the lake. You can clearly see Mont Blanc during sunny days. The domaine can be used for events: conferences, weddings, etc. There is a good restaurant nearby. Place is popular with locals: lots...More

Thank Lorenzo V
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This place is good fro all groups, couples, business, even family. If you want o experience something unique in Geneva this is the place to go. Food is good and staff is very friendly.

Thank Miaaa11
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious meal, lovingly prepared and served on an expansive terrace. Everything was a pleasure to see and eat. The menu of the day was a feast for the eyes and taste buds!

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I took part in an exhibition called Memories at the chateau, it's a gorgeous setting for art , alongside the Rembrandt etchings exhibition it was a lovely event hosted by the director and Swiss societies abroad. Wonderful grounds and the chateau itself is so historic...More

Thank Juliette G
manumaub, Responsable relations publiques at Chateau de Penthes, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Dear Juliette, Thank you your message. It was a pleasure to welcome Memories of Switzerland. Hope we'll se you again in Penthes

Reviewed 2 August 2016

Located between the Palais des Nations and Chambesy, and thus accessible by foot if you are willing to walk uphill from the Palais (or by bus V) the Chateau de Penthes is one of these beautiful properties overlooking the lake and providing a pleasant environment...More

Thank Wanderpaths
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I've lived in Geneva for over 35 years and never went to an exhibition at the Chateau de Penthes. The exhibition, which ends in mid-June, is on the Swiss sculpture Marcello (her artist name). I had never seen any works of this well-known artist. I...More

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