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“A little corner of paradise” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Alpenrose
4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Dorfstrasse 14, Schonried, Saanen 3778, Switzerland   |  
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Schonried
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“A little corner of paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2006

This was our first stay at the Alpenrose and we absolutely loved it. The location is perfect - within easy striking distance of Gstaad but in a quieter village. A cable car, a chair lift and the train all within 10 minutes on foot to allow you easy access to miles and miles of wonderful footpaths through stunning scenery.

The hotel itself is charming and the welcome very warm and friendly. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, the restaurant terrace lovely, the food is excellent and dinner was a treat every single evening.

We look forward to a return visit.

  • Stayed July 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2005

I've stayed at the Alpenrose a number of times, and each time was better than the time before. The rooms are sophisticated/rustic, and the restaurant is among the best in Europe. The best evening to be there is August 1, which is Swiss National Day. We dined on the terrace and lingered there for several hours, each course arriving at a perfect and lesiurely pace. At about 10PM, the several dozen Alps in view began to be aglow with bonfires built high up near the peaks--how DID the firebuilders get up there? In the distance, in all directions, fireworks could be seen as they were set off in various villages. In the meantime, the evening grew cool, and Martin, the maitre d, whom I remembered from the time he was a busboy, brought lap blankets for us. At about midnight, we took the last of the wine to our charming room, and sat on the geranium=bedecked balcony, listening to the rushing stream below.

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Address: Dorfstrasse 14, Schonried, Saanen 3778, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Saanen > Schonried
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Schonried
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Alpenrose 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Alpenrose is a family affair-since 3 generations. From the very first moment you feel welcome and home in this small hotel. 20 lovely rooms with wooden pannels - the South facing rooms with large balconies and breathtaking views over the mountains - the North facing rooms are unexpensiv and cosy. Two restaurants, terrasse and lounge as well as a piano Lounge bar - everywhere you are served with a smile from very friendly waiters. skiing and hiking very close by- cablecars 200m from the hotel, Gstaad is 5 km, lovely walk through the fields to Gataad (1h), railwaystation Montreux-Oberland-Bahn (700m), Schonried is on a sunny hight 1200m ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hostellerie Alpenrose Schönried

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