This fairytale-esque hotel was first built in 1899 and after a major renovation in 2008, The Dolder Grand welcomed a new era, perfectly blending old and new. Atop a hill overlooking Zürich, the castle-like hotel sits next to an undulating glass wing designed by Lord Norman Foster. This juxtaposition of classic and modern can be seen throughout the ‘city resort,’ from the owners’ important modern-art collection, to the spa that extols the longstanding virtues of Swiss wellness, albeit in an ultra-modern setting with ice room and La Prairie treatments. To best enjoy this contrast, pick the Terrazza Suite, known as the residence, as it’s perfectly suited for extended stays. With a separate entrance, three bedrooms, butler service and expansive living spaces, it’s a stunning home away from home.