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Hotel & Restaurant Alpina

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights (to short) end of March. This little hotel is high up on Mount Rigi, in the car free town of Rigi Kaltbad. It was such a pleasure to stay here. Only way to get to the hotel, is by cable car or little train. The train station is about 20 meters from the hotel...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We wanted a place away from the crowd in the mountain. It was all that we wanted and more. The people are very helpful and the rooms are very clean and neat. Excellent stay and would definitely recommend it for families. They had a small reading room with a wonderful view of the mountains and it had some good books...

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Yingkou, China
Reviewed 4 May 2015

It is not a so called star hotel. But what you can find a neat and clean room with a small bathroom but fills your demand. All time hot water and a heating bulb. Beds are big, clean and white. Pillows are soft.Room heating is adequate. Small but beautiful restaurant with lots of ice cream speciality. Only thing will bother...

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Bern
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The Hotel entrance is not too promising, but the rooms are very clean and nice with a beautifull view. The staff had a very busy time when we were there. But they managed everything in a easy going way. The owner was very friendly and always ready for a joke.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Excellent Staff - great breakfast included with room. Rate attractive for single. Views amazing when not in fogbank. Need transport pass to get here - if you are planning on going on Luzern paddle-wheelers, or seeing all the awesome cable car mountain top lifts, or riding trains - pre-buy a 2 to 5 day Swiss 'Tell-Pass' and use for Luzern...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We went to Rigi mountain for a short hiking weekend. Not that we're experienced hikers, the idea was to have some fun and let kids use some of their endless energy. The whole area (lakes, mountains, towns) is wonderful, including the Spa designed by famous Mario Botta. Regarding the Alpina, we can only say: excellent location, excellent staff, excellent value...

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Lapstone
Reviewed 19 June 2014

I rather liked my single room at the Alpina, even though it was quite small. The bathroom was also small, but it was nicely tiled and with a good shower and basin. I had a desk where I could sit within the room. The bed was maybe just a little hard, but I slept OK. I did have what normally...

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Woerden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Me and my girlfriend stayed here during our holidays in Switzerland. Although the location is somewhat remote, it has its charms. Especially since you're really in nature here (no cars allowed, and public transport to here stops quite early). The service was good, and the personell was friendly. The room was simple, but had enough space. The rooms are clean....

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2011

As one of the last stops on our Swiss Trails walking tour, Hotel Alpina promised much. We were initially rather disappointed to find we had a fine view of a noisy building site and railway station outside our balcony rather than the Alps. However it was quite fascinating to relax on our balcony and watch the trains shunting carriages and...

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liverpool. uk
Reviewed 24 August 2011

We found this to be a clean, friendly, ideally situated, family friendly hotel. Our room had a balcony with spectacular views across to the alps. In bad weather there is a pleasant library/lounge with lovely views. Both Leo, the owner & his hotel manager were welcoming and helpful. plenty to eat at the self-service breakfast. The only temporary downside was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel & Restaurant Alpina is a small well-kept mountain hotel, with a direct location on the Vitznauer cog railway. The hotel is located at 1450m asl in the car-free Rigi Kaltbad. The village is only accessible by the cable car from Weggis or the cogwheel railway from Vitznau.The hotel & restaurant Alpina attaches great importance to its guests to take home and to manage family. Its kitchenscrew cooks exclusively with fresh and regional products. The crew also offers some gluten-free and lactose-free and vegan dishes. If everything goes away to our guests wishes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel & Restaurant Alpina

Address: Oberer Firstweg 1, Rigi Kaltbad 6356, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Rigi Kaltbad
Price Range: $208 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel & Restaurant Alpina 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Any room just top of the restaurant. I got room no 3. It's fantastic.”
Shubhendu111, 3 May 2015 | Read review
“Wifi intermittent here - one day good only from restaurant, next day even in restaurant didn't work and they didn't know how to reset.”
997chrisn, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
“ask for a front room with balcony.”
ryihew, 23 Aug 2011 | Read review
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