Hotels

There are many elements of a hotel that make it a good one, and there are certainly plenty of good ones to be found in the Alps. It might be the gourmet restaurant, the superb wine selection, the panoramic view, etc… Whatever it is, combine a few of these elements in the same place and you’ve likely got yourself a great place to stay. Every so often in our travels we find a hotel that is somehow greater than the sum of its parts. It has all the features to be expected, plus an extra something that makes it stand out as truly exceptional. This series is about highlighting those places.

Classic Switzerland: the Hotel Gletschergarten

Classic Switzerland: the Hotel Gletschergarten

Alpinehikers’ fosters special relationships with hotels and hoteliers in Switzerland and throughout the Alps. The Hotel Gletschergarten is one of our favorite homes-away-from-home to share with our guests. We talked with owner and host extraordinaire, Gabriela, about the history and news from her beautiful corner of the Alps.

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Dreaming of the Hotel Europe in Zermatt

Dreaming of the Hotel Europe in Zermatt

We are picky about our hotels so you can have the best possible experiences in the Alps. The Hotel Europe in Zermatt goes above and beyond. And a 20 year long relationship between the owners and Alpinehikers means seamless service for our guests.

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