1. Hotel Steinbock, Pontresina
Hotel Steinbock is a 3-star hotel and the oldest hotel in Pontresina, beautiful village of the Engadine valley. It was built in 1651 and has been family-owned since 3 generations. The same family owns the Walther Hotel also in Pontresina.
Hotel Steinbcok is charming and cosy, the perfect family retreat. It has its original architecture with orange colour and the traditional steinbock painted on its walls. It has 32 rooms (24 double rooms and 7 single rooms and one deluxe room), 4 restaurants (Restaurant Arven, Colani Stübli, Gondolezza, Grand Restaurant (Hotel Walther) and La Stüva (Hotel Walther)) and a bar. The lobby and restaurants have just been refurbished by the Zürich-based interior designer Virginia Maissen and it looks just perfect 🙂
From 180 CHF per night for 2 people.
Maistra 219 | 7504 Pontresina, Switzerland
2. Plein Ciel, Champéry
Looking for a hotel or a mountain refuge or hut? Plein Ciel is both at the same time. A hotel hooked to a mountain’s side between heaven and earth, at the heart of the Portes du Soleil. Enjoy activities such as alpine skiing, snowboarding, and hiking while a swimming pool, a sauna and solarium are also available. For those of you looking for a little adventure, a charming hotel and a beautiful view on the mountains, this is it!
You can book one of the 28 double rooms or one of the 6 “family” rooms with bunk beds. As for the restaurant, it offers local cuisine, made with seasonal products as well as famous cheese specialties and half-board is available.
From 100 CHF per night for 2 people.
Domaine des Portes du Soleil | Planachaux-1800m | 1874 Champéry, Switzerland
3. 7132 Hotel, Vals
Luxury and design hotel, 7132 stands for an exclusive lifestyle and is a great treat for architecture and food lovers. It is an exceptional experience of space, created by world-class architects. Graubünden’s new 5-star superior hotel has been awarded the international Pritzker prize for innovative architecture.
The 7132 Silver restaurant was awarded 2 Michelin stars and 17 Gault & Millau points.
Book a room or a suite and experience the luxury at its best. If you’re looking for a more laid-back option, the 7132 Glenner is the perfect alternative. Also enjoy some local activities guided by Twintheworld, a photographer’s duo who will take you to explore the region.
From 400 CHF per night for 2 people.
Poststrasse 560 | 7132 Vals, Switzerland
4. Conrad’s Mountain Lodge, Silvaplana
The Conrad’s Mountain Lodge is a lovely and charming option for those looking for a laid back, family-friendly getaway. The Lodge has 22 rooms and 3 maisonettes, a nice living area and restaurant with great easy menu options for everyone. The pizza al metro is a hit 🙂 The dough is made on site based on the Italian Lievito Madre recipe. Some of the rooms also have small kitchens.
The Lodge has modern architecture with wooden and stone elements, a simple yet cosy atmosphere. The interior decoration connects natural elements with warm colors and modern charm. The spa has a steam bath, sauna, two basins and a relaxation area for some relax after the day’s activities.
Plenty of activities are available in the region (skiing, sledging, cross-country skiing, walks, biking, electric biking etc.) The Conran Lodge is also available to organize many different activities for your stay and has organized great packages for winter and summer. AND, as of the second overnight stay, the ski pass is available for CHF 45.00 per person/day. The Lodge is also rentable as a whole for a big group!
From 259 CHF per night for 2 people.
Via dal Farrer 1 | 7513 Silvaplana, Switzerland
5. Brucke 49, Vals
Brücke 49 offers two kinds of extraordinary high mountain stays. Brücke 49 Pension is a re-invention of the original and cozy B&B. Brücke 49 Herberge is the extension of the Pension with semi-serviced apartments intended for longer stays for the whole family. Both properties are sanctuaries for design-lovers seeking a few days of rest from the urban life. And the perfect spot for nature lovers who enjoy the great mountain outdoors.
The house of Brücke 49 Pension has 3 rooms and one suite meanwhile the Brücke 49 Herberge has 3 suites on each floor.
Just above Brücke 49 in the garden, you’ll find a wooden platform facing east towards the sunrise. An ideal spot for your morning exercises like yoga, pilates or other mindful practices. A visit to the Valser thermal baths is a must if you are interested in architecture. A real experience for body and soul not to be missed.
Poststrasse 49 | 7132 Vals, Switzerland
6. Hotel Bellevue des Alpes, Kleine Scheidegg
The Hotel Bellevue des Alpes ranks among the few remaining grand hotels of the 19th century and it is still run as a family business. The Kleine Scheidegg lies amid alpine splendour at the foot of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau at 2070m above Grindelwald and Wengen. As the center of the ski and hiking region, it is also the direct starting point for the Jungfraujoch.
Attached to the hotel is a day restaurant where you can enjoy the panoramic terrace. The Hotel Bellevue des Alpes offers 100 guest beds. Room prices include a 4-course evening dinner and breakfast buffet. In the style of the Belle Epoque Hotels (and because of its remote location), all guests dine together in the formal dining room for the evening half-board menu.
Hotel Bellevue des Alpes on the Kleine Scheidegg is only accessible via the Wengernalpbahn railway or by foot. Kleine Scheidegg is a car-free zone.
From 390 CHF per night for 2 people including 4-course dinner.
3823 Kleine Scheidegg, Switzerland
7. HUUS Gstaad Hotel, Saanen
In summer or in winter, the HUUS Gstaad Hotel is a great option for those looking for a warm and cosy chalet atmosphere, great food and plenty of fun and activities. Built in a classic Alpine chalet style, the seven-story structure has undergone a big renovation that holds onto the traditional styles of local Swiss architecture, while at the same time infusing it with a sense of modernity. Huus Gstaad is where local traditions meet international influences, giving guests a true taste of the Alps with a cosmopolitan twist.
Perfect for a relaxing holiday, the hotel offers 136 rooms divided in single rooms double rooms and suites. Feel at home in this chalet-style interiors inspired by our beautiful surroundings. Enjoy the view of the mountain from your window or the great outdoors.
HUUS Gstaad offers a large selection of winter and summer activities for you and the family. Many of the activities are included in your room rate. For children under ten, free ski passes, free equipment rentals and free ski school, including transportation from and to HUUS Gstaad each day. In the summer, canyoning, hiking or electric mountain bikes are some examples of available activities.
From 300 CHF per night for 2 people.
Schönriedstrasse 74 | 3792 Saanen-Gstaad, Switzerland
8. Guarda Val, Lenzerheide
The Guarda Val is a one-of-a-kind hotel, the kind of hotels you want to keep to yourself 🙂
The Guarda Val consists of 11 Maiensäss lodges and barns, some being more than 300 years old, in the midst of an Alpine landscape. Located in the hamlet of Sporz, above Lenzerheide, it combines the charm of organic Graubünden Alpine tradition with luxury and great service. Chef Adrian Bürki (16 Gault Millau points and 1 Michelin star) cook seasonal, regional products.
Each of the barns is different, with wooden and natural materials and allow a clear break from your everyday life and to fully immerse yourself in the vast and boundless natural world. Enjoy the sauna, bathtubs and massages at the Guarda Sana.
From 385 CHF per night for 2 people in the Farmer’s room.
Maiensäss-Hotel | 7078 Sporz Lenzerheide, Switzerland
9. Berghaus Alpenrösli, Klosters
The Berghaus Alpenrösli is a charming getaway located in a sunny spot an hour away from Klosters. This luxury and gourmet hut is the perfect spot for a comfortable night after a hike in the heart of the Alps.
The hut offers cozy rooms for 2 to 4 people, a chalet of 3 bedrooms to rent or a dormitory of 14 beds. It is a great location for those looking for a mix of tradition and comfort, distance from hectic everyday life, simple, down-to-earth food, coziness and friendly staff. And a sunny terrace in the middle of nature…
From 200 CHF per night for 2 people or from 600 CHF for 6 people at the chalet.
Talstrasse 135 | 7250 Klosters-Serneus, Switzerland
10. Salzano, Interlaken
Step inside the 3* SALZANO Hotel, spa and restaurant in Interlaken. It is the ideal place to enjoy your next holiday in the Bernese Oberland, another beautiful Swiss region.
Interlaken offers many touristic attractions: beautiful nature at the Jungfraujoch, Open Air Museum Ballenberg or events like the Yodelling festival and open air concerts. Summer and winter, you can enjoy sports like golf on one of the most beautiful golf courses in Switzerland, fishing, hiking and skiing, but also the spa including massages and beauty treatments.
Salzano hotel is a family-owned structure with 22 rooms of different types, as well as apartments. A family-friendly option with cosy atmosphere and Swiss style chalet with wood and warm colors. The terrace and outdoor area of the wellness facility which includes an old wood sauna offer a view of the Eiger north face and an open-air waterfall shower. The garden offers cozy places to sunbathe and linger.
From 200 CHF per night for 2 people.
Seestrasse 108 | 3800 Interlaken – Unterseen, Switzerland