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Hotels high in the Swiss Alps

Are you looking for a romantic place to stay? A hotel for your honeymoon perhaps? Do you want to enjoy the very best views of the Swiss Alps right from your hotel room window? The hotels listed here are located in spectacular alpine locations.

Please note the limited availability! Some hotels may be opened in summer or winter only. If you can't find a room for one night, the hotel may require a minimum stay of 2, 3 or even 7 nights.

MOUNTAIN TOP HOTELS IN SWITZERLAND

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Ennetbürgen, Hotel Villa Honegg

An extraordinary hotel at an extraordinary location in rural Central Switzerland. It is surrounded by meadows and forests and offers views as far as 16 km across Lake Lucerne. The hotel was built in 1905 and reopened in 2011 as a luxurious boutique hotel. It features a wellness and beauty center, a wonderful indoor and outdoor pool, restaurant and panoramic terrace. Altitude: 914 m.

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Belalp, Hotel Belalp

This hotel is situated just above the tree line and next to the Aletsch Glacier, a UNESCO World Heritage area. It can only be reached via a cableway and a 30-minute walk. You'll be rewarded with magnificent views of the glacier and the Rhône valley. You can start skiing or hiking directly from the hotel. The hotel has a panoramic restaurant. Altitude: 2137 m.

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ParkingFree or paid parking available Pool Wellness

Chardonne, Le Mirador Resort & Spa

A luxurious hotel above the Lavaux vineyards, offering a superb view of Lake Geneva, the Rhône valley and the Swiss and French Alps. Apart from the rooms and suites, this hotel features restaurants, a panoramic terrace, a pool, a spa with many treatments and even a medical center. Altitude: 780 m.

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Giessbach, Grandhotel Giessbach

This 19th-century hotel was built on a very romantic spot in the forests just above Lake Brienz and near the Giessbach waterfall. It offers many rooms and suites with restored antique furniture. There are two restaurants and a beautiful terrace. We recommend to arrive and depart by boat for a perfect experience! You can get there using the funicular from the boat dock. Altitude: 662 m.

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Near train station ParkingFree or paid parking available Pool Wellness

Glion, Hotel Victoria

The Victoria is located in the mountains near Montreux, offering a royal view across the eastern part of Lake Geneva and the Swiss and French Alps. The hotel has a wonderful garden, pool, tennis court, fitness room, sauna, restaurant and terrace. Public transport lets you descend from the mountain quickly for various day trips. Altitude: 715 m.

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  • Luxurious accommodation!
  • Accommodation: Hotel (4-star)
  • Location: Town, Scenic, Mountain top
  • Rail station Glion: 4 minutes (on foot)
    Town center Montreux: 18 minutes (Train)
  • Subregion: Lake Geneva East
  • Details & booking: Tripadvisor
  • More ways to book: Trivago.co.uk, Booking.com
Near train station

Gornergrat, Kulmhotel

An amazing hotel in high-alpine terrain, overlooking the Matterhorn and the glaciers on the border of Italy and Switzerland. This is the highest hotel in the Swiss Alps. Highly recommended if you're looking for a special treat. Altitude: 3100 m.

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Grindelwald, Alpinhotel Bort

A wonderful hotel amidst the alpine scenery of the Jungfrau region, with impressive views of the Wetterhorn, the Eiger and much more. You can ski or hike as soon as you step outside the hotel. There's a restaurant with a terrace. The hotel is located next to the cable car station Bort. This cable car connects Grindelwald to First. In summer, guests are allowed to use the narrow road to reach the hotel. Altitude: 1561 m.

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  • Accommodation: Hotel (3-star)
  • Location: Rural, Scenic, Mountain top
  • Rail station Grindelwald: 26 minutes (Cable car, on foot)
    Town center Grindelwald: 20 minutes (Cable car, on foot)
  • Details & booking: Tripadvisor
  • More ways to book: HotelsCombined.com, Trivago.co.uk, Booking.com

Grindelwald, Berggasthaus First

This hotel at the beautiful mountain top of First above Grindelwald is a very special place for your overnight stay. Wake up to views of the Eiger and Wetterhorn and dine at the panoramic terrace.

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ParkingFree or paid parking available

Guttannen, Alpinhotel Grimsel Hospiz

Grimsel Hospiz is a remarkable place on the Grimsel reservoir lake. It's near the highest point of the Grimsel Pass, away from civilization. In winter, it can only be reached by cable car. In summer you can access the hotel by bus or by car too. This luxurious hotel is surrounded by water and mountains only. Highly recommended if you are looking for a very special accommodation! Altitude: 1950 m.

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Near motorway ParkingFree or paid parking available Pool Wellness

Locarno, Villa Orselina

One of the most scenic locations of Locarno: on the slopes of Mount Cardada, overlooking the town and Lake Maggiore. Easy to reach via the funicular from the town center. This comfortable hotel features two restaurants and a bar. We think this is an ideal honeymoon accommodation!

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  • Luxurious accommodation!
  • Accommodation: Hotel (5-star)
  • Location: Mountain top, Town, Scenic
  • Rail station Locarno: 14 minutes (Funicular)
    Town center Locarno: 14 minutes (Funicular)
  • Town: Locarno
  • Details & booking: Tripadvisor
  • More ways to book: HotelsCombined.com, Trivago.co.uk

Muottas Muragl, Romantik Hotel

The hotel offers superb views across the Engadine valley, the lakes and St. Moritz. It is located on top of Muottas Muragl, and can only be reached by funicular or on foot. There's a panoramic restaurant and a terrace. This hotel is definitely one of the most romantic places in this region. Altitude: 2445 m.

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Pilatus Kulm, Bellevue

Hotel Bellevue is situated at the peak of Mount Pilatus. This is one of the best places to book for impressive scenic views of the Alps and Lake Lucerne. Altitude: 2100 m.

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  • Accommodation: Hotel (3-star)
  • Location: Mountain top
  • Rail station Lucerne: 70 minutes (Bus, Cable car)
    Rail station Alpnachstad: 42 minutes (Train)
    Town center Lucerne: 70 minutes (Bus, Cable car)
  • Subregion: Lake Lucerne
  • Details & booking: Tripadvisor
  • More ways to book: HotelsCombined.com, Booking.com
Near train station Wellness

Riffelberg, Riffelhaus 1853

The Riffelhaus dates back to the mid-19th century when tourism and mountaineering evolved in the Alps. The hotel is located in high-alpine scenery, with great views of the Matterhorn and many other peaks. It was completely renovated in 2014. This is luxurious accommodation in a remarkable environment, with plenty of hiking and skiing options. Altitude: 2560 m.

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  • Accommodation: Hotel (4-star)
  • Location: Scenic, Mountain top
  • Rail station Riffelberg: 2 minutes (on foot)
    Town center Zermatt: 38 minutes (Train)
  • Subregion: Matter valley
  • Details & booking: Tripadvisor
  • More ways to book: HotelsCombined.com
Near train station Pool Wellness

Rigi Kaltbad, Rigi Kaltbad Swiss Quality Hotel

Mount Rigi is known for its friendly Swiss landscape with meadows, forests and majestic views. This relatively large hotel is located in a small village on the southern slope of the mountain, with wonderful views of Lake Lucerne and the Bernese Alps. It offers a panoramic restaurant and a bathing complex designed by the Swiss architect Mario Botta. Altitude: 1440 m.

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  • Accommodation: Hotel (3-star)
  • Location: Scenic, Mountain top
  • Rail station Rigi Kaltbad-First: 1 minute (on foot)
  • Subregion: Lake Lucerne
  • Details & booking: Tripadvisor
  • More ways to book: HotelsCombined.com
ParkingFree or paid parking available

Zweisimmen, Rinderberg Swiss Alpine Lodge

This highly rated hotel is situated halfway up the Rinderberg mountain, on a ridge overlooking the entire Simmen valley region. The hotel is surrounded by alpine meadows and forests. It offers a sauna, hot tub and restaurant. Altitude: 1460 m.

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  • Accommodation: Hotel (3-star)
  • Location: Rural, Scenic, Mountain top
  • Rail station Zweisimmen: 12 minutes (Cable car, on foot)
  • Subregion: Simmen valley
  • Details & booking: Tripadvisor
  • More ways to book: HotelsCombined.com
Wellness

Belalp, Hamilton Lodge & Spa

This hotel is situated just above the tree line and next to the Aletsch Glacier, a UNESCO World Heritage area. It can only be reached via a cableway and a 7-minute walk. It's a beautiful area for extended walking tours or skiing. The hotel has a sauna, hot tub, whirlpool and an in-house restaurant. You can see the city of Brig deep down in the valley, and there are peaks all around you. A special place to spend the night! Altitude: 2040 m.

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Pontresina, Berghaus Diavolezza

An impressive alpine panorama unfolds right at the doorstep of this hotel. The view includes Mount Bernina, Mount Palü and their glaciers. The hotel is located in high-alpine terrain, where it can snow even in summer. It can be reached by cable car or on foot (in summer). Altitude: 2973 m.

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Wangs, Berghotel Alpina am Pizol

Even though this hotel is not in high-alpine terrain, it's a perfect place to experience the "real Switzerland". The hotel is located in the tiny settlement of Furt, at a ridge in the "Heidiland" region with great views. The hotel can be reached by cable car from Wangs. Altitude: 1522 m.

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  • Accommodation: Hotel (2-star)
  • Location: Scenic, Forest, Mountain top
  • Rail station Sargans: 35 minutes (Bus, Cable car)
  • Details & booking: HotelsCombined.com

Zermatt, Hotel Schwarzsee

Hotel with restaurant in high-alpine terrain, but easy to reach by cable car. The hotel is located at the base of the Matterhorn. Unless you're a mountaineer, there's no place closer to this famous mountain to spend the night. Altitude: 2583 m.

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  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Location: Mountain top
  • Rail station Zermatt: 35 minutes (Cable car, on foot)
    Town center Zermatt: 27 minutes (Cable car, on foot)
  • Subregion: Matter valley
  • Details & booking: Tripadvisor
  • More ways to book: HotelsCombined.com
Near train station

Zurich, Hotel Uto Kulm

There's no better view of Zurich and the lake than from this hotel, at 400 m over the town center. The hotel sits on the top of the Uetliberg, a beautiful car free area surrounded by forests. The hotel can be reached by train from the Zurich main station. Altitude: 870 m.

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  • Accommodation: Hotel (4-star)
  • Location: Scenic, Forest, Mountain top
  • Rail station Uetliberg: 6 minutes (on foot)
    Town center Zurich: 35 minutes (on foot, Train)
  • Subregion: Lake Zurich
  • Details & booking: Tripadvisor
  • More ways to book: HotelsCombined.com

Laax, Galaaxy Mountain Hostel

Basic but good winter sports hostel at 2228 m over sea level, right at the ski slopes. The views are stunning!

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  • Accommodation: Hostel
  • Location: Scenic, Mountain top
  • Rail station Ilanz: 54 minutes (Bus, Cable car)
    Rail station Chur: 58 minutes (Bus, Cable car)
  • Details & booking: Tripadvisor
  • More ways to book: HotelsCombined.com

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