Above Gstaad in the Bernese Oberland stands the elegant boutique hotel The Alpina Gstaad. With its 20,000 m2(!) of park-like grounds, luxurious premises and rooms, three extraordinary restaurants, a spa with indoor and outdoor pools and breathtaking view this establishment offers an Alpine hotel encounter of the superior kind! This is how we tested it…
Sitting above the water by the shore of Lake Neuchâtel is a lake-dwelling settlement for our times: Hotel Palafitte here celebrates exclusive Riviera excellence of the highest level. Be prepared for something like this:
If you’re ok with taking public transit and want to treat yourself to an easy walking tour: Take the Mount Rigi cogwheel railway to grab a little sample of beautiful Lake Lucerne around Lucerne and Vitznau!
The Lenkerhof Gourmet Spa Resort is a modern *****Superior luxury hotel offering anything you need to relax, recover, fill up your batteries and get inspired. This first class hotel captivates its guests with its elegant furnishings, a gourmet restaurant and its wide range of feel-good treatments to choose from.
In March 2014 a four-star urban hotel boasting a prime location in downtown Basel opened its doors: The Passage. It’s the hotel’s location that gives it this particular name, since it stands on the boundary of the old town and the new city of Basel.
When autumn approaches we usually look for a destination to spend some more sunny days to extend the summer. Autumn is the perfect season to travel to Portugal since it offers visitors a wealth of culture, beautiful landscape and great golf courses! Besides from stellar boutique hotels, of course…
With its futuristic facade shaped like a golden egg, the InterContinental Davos was opened in December 2013. The hotel is set in the spectacular Swiss ski resort of Davos. With several hundred gold-colored bands of steel the new hotel is an architectural stunner. Come check it out (video review)!
The family-operated Valbella Inn Resort, a comfortable four star Superior hotel lies on the upslope of the Lenzerheide high valley. From the resort you get a magnificent view of the Alps massif – mountains as far as the eye can see. To your left juts up the striking Rothorn mountain, while to the right dazzle the Piz Scalottas and the Stätzerhorn.
In December 2013 Starwood hotel group opened “W Verbier” – their first alpine escape. Verbier is the internationally renowned ski resort in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The hotel is the first of its kind in Switzerland, setting new standards with the design-led lifestyle-brand. We had a close look, check out our video review!
New hotels are sprouting up like mushrooms from the ground of what once was the Zurich West industrial district! This time we tested the Sheraton Zurich West open since January 2014. There is little that it does not offer its guests!