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!
In tiny little Switzerland it takes just about an hour or so to get from Zurich to spectacular mountain resorts. One of the lesser known Swiss alpine jewels is Braunwald, nicely nestled on a sunny and traffic-free natural terrace in central Glarnerland.
The picturesque little city of Rapperswil is located on the upper end of Lake Zurich. It offers am amazing view on the lake as well on the mountains. Rapperswil is worth an excursion throughout the whole year. But we mainly love the scenery and Rapperswil’s charm in winter. Have a look…
We stayed one night in Hotel Des Balances last weekend, a discreet hotel situated directly on the beautiful Reuss River in what must be one of the most postcard-perfect cities in the entire world: Lucerne, Switzerland.
In December 2011 the new 5 star hotel Giardino Mountain in Campfer next to Saint Moritz, Switzerland, opened its doors to discerning guests.
Surrounded by majestic mountains, the Giardino Mountain resort boasts alpine chic, a generous spa, luxuriously equipped rooms with a view and excuisite cuisine in three different restaurants.
Guests choose from countless winter sports activities such as skiing, cross-country skiing, winter polo, curling or during summer time hiking, golf, sailing, paragliding, surfing or kite surfing.
Renaissance Zurich Tower Hotel is opening on August 15th 2011 in the spectacular Mobimo Tower in Zurich West right next to the Prime Tower. Discerning guests who value an exclusive, individually-run boutique hotel offering all the amenities of an established chain will enjoy their stay in Zurich’s vibrant entertainment district. Don’t miss the young Australian chef’s refined combinations. Foodies and meat aficionados will love it!
Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau offer an awe inspiring panorama of the Bernese Oberland in the Swiss Alps. With sunny weather you get spectacular views of peaks, glaciers and valleys around Lauterbrunnen, Wengen, Grindelwald and Kleine Scheidegg.
In 2010 Switzerland’s Lake Lucerne region got a newly renovated 5 star boutique hotel, the Hotel Vitznauerhof Vitalresort in Vitznau. It is located right on the shores of the lake and via its garden it offers direct access to the lake and a stunning view of the Swiss alps.
If you are looking for a hotel in Geneva you may want to check out the Windsor Hotel right in the Geneva city centre. The 3 star hotel offers very good value for money.
In summer 2010 a new boutique hotel opened its doors in the heart of Zurich’s city centre, a block away from the main train station. The Townhouse Boutique Hotel offers English style accomodation right next to the famous Bahnhofstrasse.