Situated on the lakeshore, the palatial Hôtel d’Angleterre is the Beau Rivage’s smaller, more affordable neighbor and one of my favorite hotels in Geneva. Despite the antiquated lift, this elegant hotel is run to the same exemplary standards as the Beau Rivage and, as the name implies, the rooms are tastefully outfitted in a style reminiscent of an extravagant English country house, with sumptuous fabrics and fittings and soothing lighting. Most rooms have lake views (the smaller rooms have lake glimpses) and the suites are especially plush, with spacious marble bathrooms. Service is exemplary; the concierge is especially accommodating. The buffet breakfast, served in the airy restaurant that faces the lake's celebrated water jet, is extensive and top-notch (with full cooked breakfast, fruits, cold cuts, wholesome breads/ and fresh fluffy croissants served with pots of homemade jams), and I especially like the safari-inspired Leopard Room bar, with its animal-hide upholstery, colonial-style antique trunks that double as tables, and extensive whisky selection.