ANNA HART

FrontRunners: Belle of Gstaad

When Daniel and Davia Koetser purchased Gstaad’s oldest palace hotel on its centenary, the Swiss couple’s ambition was not a simple cosmetic makeover, but rather an intelligent reimagining of a traditional Swiss Alpine lodge. Following a yearlong renovation, Le Grand Bellevue (www.bellevue-gstaad.ch) opened in December as a stylish ski retreat without a hint of stuffiness. […]