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Hotel Alpenrose - Luxury holidays to Saanenland

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  • About this holiday

    Just outside Gstaad, the boutique Hotel Alpenrose is a four star hotel offering cosy yet elegant chalet accommodation, giving guests a true, authentic taste of Switzerland. Two restaurants, a bar, and a rustic spa are perfect for relaxation in the mornings and evenings, while in the day-time, the quaint streets of Gstaad beckon. Admire the Alpine peaks, rolling hills, and sublime glaciers from your bedroom window, and experience the beauty of rural Switzerland.

    The journey and how you get there

    The Hotel Alpenrose near Gstaad can be visited in its own right as a fly-drive, self-drive or rail holiday. It can be visited on its own or combined with one or more other hotels in Switzerland.
    This hotel is featured as a hotel to stay at on our suggested touring holidays of Switzerland by rail. The hotel is located 10 minutes from the railway station by taxi.

    Complimentary

    Breakfast buffet, access to small private spa (with prior reservation), use of garage.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes bed and breakfast at the Hotel Alpenrose near Gstaad. Your holiday price will also include travel arrangements depending on the method of travel you have chosen: flights or rail travel.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are based on two people sharing a standard double room for 3 nights, with scheduled British Airways flights from Heathrow to Geneva, and a 4 day Swiss Rail Travel Pass.
    From £1,080 per person for 3 nights bed and breakfast
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    SW139

    Our opinion

    A stunning rural retreat with heaps of character and excellent four star service.

    Hotel description

    The four star boutique Hotel Alpenrose is situated just outside Gstaad, and has a traditional warm chalet feel and appearance. Wooden panelled exterior walls emerge from behind evergreen trees and support the peaked chalet roof. Inside, this style, synonymous with Switzerland, is continued into rooms with wooden floors, walls, and ceilings. The gourmet Azalée Restaurant serves traditional Swiss delicacies in an effortlessly elegant setting. Windows look out onto the iconic glacier-capped slopes of the Alps, while white table cloths and pink and red flowers preserve a more summery feel. On Thursday nights, dinner is accompanied by live piano music. Alternatively, guests can dine in Sammy’s Grill Restaurant on grilled meats, fondue, or Italian dishes. The lively Sammy’s Bar offers a relaxed place to unwind in the evenings. Perhaps begin your day at the boutique Hotel Alpenrose with a hew hours in the rustic spa; enjoy a massage from a Swiss expert, a dip in the Jacuzzi, or twenty minutes in the sauna. The guestrooms hold an abundance of authentic Swiss charm. Soft sheets and mattresses are accompanied by floral, intricate patterns and large windows, some of which have views on the nearby glaciers. Hotel Alpenrose welcomes families, offering cosy family apartments with mezzanine floors for the children. A self-contained chalet, sleeping groups of up to eight people, is situated just 200m from the main hotel building, tempting larger groups with the ultimate feeling of secluded privacy. All rooms, however, are identified by their comfortable ‘country’ atmosphere and design. The attractive Hotel Alpenrose is in an ideal location for a stopover near Gstaad as part of a Swiss rail holiday.

    Location

    In Gstaad- Schonried, a short drive from Montreux and Lake Geneva.

    Official star rating

    4

    Annual opening

    Distance from airport

    83 miles

    Closest airport

    Geneva

    Room types

    40 rooms and suites with seating area, television, minibar, Wifi, safe, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, and bathroom amenities.
    Classic Rellerli
    Deluxe Room Wildhorn South Facing with balcony or private garden
    Family Apartment with mezzanine sleeping area, and living and dining space
    Junior Suite with open fireplace and balcony or private garden and sitting area
    South Facing Suite with living room and large balcony
    Chalet Holunder with five bedrooms, lounge, dining room, and kitchen

    Hotel facilities and services

    Gourmet Restaurant, Grill Restaurant, Sammy’s Bar (with live music on selected nights), Terrace with panoramic view, Wellness Area including sauna and whirlpool, smokers lounge, underground garage, and shuttle.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Gstaad is most famous for the hiking and skiing opportunities in the local mountainous area. However, it has much more to offer than this. The peaceful streets of the Shopping Mile are lined with boutique shops and picturesque cafes, sheltered under chalet balconies and adorned with hanging baskets and window boxes. More than 100 restaurants are available for lunchtimes and evening meals, offering a wide range of culinary styles and speciality dishes. Be sure to try some of the famous local fondue. Also use your time in Gstaad to experience some of the local trades, such as farming. Homely farmhouses dot the landscape, populated by thousands of Alpine cows. Visit Molkerei Gstaad to taste some of the 3,000 types of cheese that are produced in the area. Essential to any stay here, however, is a long walk over the Alpine paths and trails, linking together the mountain peaks, and uncovering pretty streams and sublime lakes.

    Sports nearby

    Hiking, cycling, golf, swimming, skiing, snowboarding, and mountain biking.

    Children

    Children are welcome at the Hotel Alpenrose, and family and interconnecting rooms are available. Children up to 5 years old are accommodated for on a complimentary basis.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

    Half board is served from Tuesday to Sunday in the hotel's gourmet restaurant.

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