Global Hotel Security Standard

The award shows guests and travel buyers that the hotel has been independently assessed to meet more than 23 safety and security standards.


Based on Safehotels experience in creating and operating the Global Hotel Security Standard© – the world’s leading independent safety and security certification standard for hotels – CovidClean covers the key sanitation topics hoteliers need to control, including cleaning, hygiene, social distancing, on-site resources, training and awareness. It is based on Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines.

Traveler's Choice Award

The TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award is given to hotels with consistent positive global feedback. TripAdvisor issues this award to hotels that have had excellent feedback only in the past year.


The GaultMillau Guide issues GaultMillau chef’s hats and is one of the most sought-after awards in the world of "haute cuisine” next to the Michelin stars. Up to 20 points are issued. The Einstein Gourmet has been awarded 18 GaultMillau points.

Michelin Guide

The Michelin stars are one of the most important awards for gourmet cuisine. Restaurants are awarded up to three stars. The stars are given for the originality of the dishes, consistent quality and expert preparation. The Einstein Gourmet has two Michelin stars.

Wine Spectator

The Wine Spectator issues an award for restaurants with an interesting wine list that matches the cuisine and appeals to a wide range of wine lovers. Up to three wine glasses are issued to restaurants. The Einstein Gourmet has been awarded two wine glasses.

World's Best Wine List - Three Star Award

The award is related to general criteria of the wine list, such as an exceptionally wide and deep selection, a high proportion of leading producers and an excellent blend of vintages. In addition, the presentation of the wines is also evaluated. The wine list of Einstein Gourmet has received the full number of stars.

Swiss Guest Award

The Swiss Guest Award is awarded by Lunchgate to those restaurants that are able to convince with their excellent cuisine, courteous service and a suitable price-performance ratio. The Bistro St.Gallen received 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

Swiss Location Award

Each year, more than 25,000 event organizers and location visitors as well as a jury of experts appraise more than 500 locations all over Switzerland. In 2021, the Einstein Congress was again voted as one of the top congress locations in Switzerland.