We arrived late on a Saturday to a very warm welcome from Carmen and Thomas who own and run the Alpina. We were immediately settled into a great family room - more than big enough for us all. Although we had arrived outside of the normal hours for providing a meal, we were looked after and given a lovely meal. We were allocated a table in the restaurant that we had for our entire stay - none of the normal scrabbling for a table at meal times. The food was exceptional - providing options for adults and children. Each night we had a four course meal if we wished.
The swimming pool was heated and was often empty when we went there which was lovely, especially when you consider we went at Half Term and the hotel was busy. The sauna area was also really well kept - all clean and tidy. There are ski and boot storage rooms and if you are travelling by car, ample parking at the front of the hotel. The ski bus stops right outside the hotel throughout the day and it is within walking distance of the chair lift.
The facilites in the room were great - wifi for the kids gadgets and the safe were all included in the price (none of the usual, having to pay extra for these services). My only issue was that there were no facilities to make hot drinks in the room, but it wasn't a big issue as the staff were more than happy to get you a drink downstairs in the bar area - although this was chargeable to your account (also fine).
The bar area was comfortable and there were games and books provided. If you are looking for bustling apres ski, then this isn't the hotel for you, but it was perfect for a family holiday.
The staff are all attentive and helpful, and didn't laugh at our attempts at speaking German. Most speak a very good level of English.
We had a great holiday here. We would definitely recommend and are already planning a return trip.
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and TripOnline SA so you can book your Alpina Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Alpina Hotel Rauris