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Apartment C  Covered Front Balcony
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Apartment C  Covered Front Balcony
ALPHAVEN  Front of House featuring Garage Parking.  Apartment C is on the Upper Floor Apartment C  Living Area featuring beautifully hand crafted Timbered Roof
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Apartment C  Covered Front Balcony
ALPHAVEN  Front of House featuring Garage Parking.  Apartment C is on the Upper Floor
Apartment C  Living Area featuring beautifully hand crafted Timbered Roof
Apartment C  Bedroom 1 featuring Side Balcony
Apartment C  Stunning Views from the Dining Area
Engelberg ALPHAVEN    Apartment C   Kitchen Area
Engelberg ALPHAVEN  View from the Front  (Apartment C is on the Upper Floor)
Apartment C  Bedroom 2
Engelberg ALPHAVEN  The house in Winter with stunning views
Apartment C Covered Front Balcony with Breathtaking Panoramic Views over Engelberg
Apartment C  Bedroom 2 showing Ladder Steps to Loft Area
ALPHAVEN  Bedroom 2  Loft Area (King Size Double Bed)
View from Apartment C  WINTER  Engelberg at Dusk
Stairs to Apartment C
View from Apartment C   The Titlis Mountain (3200 metres) with rainbow Cloud
ALPHAVEN  Summer
Apartment C  Bedroom 2
View from Apartment C  The Hahnen Mountain (formerly 'Engelberg' or Angel Mountain)
Apartment C  Living Area
Apartment C  Front Balcony with Breathtaking Panoramic Views
Apartment C  Bedroom 2 with Loft Area above
View form Apartment C  The top of the Monastery Church in low mist
Engelberg ALPHAVEN in Winter with stunning panoramic views
View from Apartment C SUMMER
Apartment C  View of the Hahnen Mountain (Engelberg) form the Dining Area
View from Apartment C  WINTER
Apartment C  Covered Front Balcony with Breathtaking Panoramic Views over Engelberg
Engelberg ALPHAVEN   Apartment C   Bedroom 2
Apartment C   Living Area & Kitchen   WINTER
Engelberg ALPHAVEN The House in Summer with panoramic views across Engelberg
View from Apartment C   Daybreak
View from Apartment C  The Spannort Mountain at Dusk
View from Apartment C  WINTER  The mighty Titlis Mountain
Engelberg ALPHAVEN  The Monastery viewed from Apartment C at Dusk
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8
Engelberg, Canton of Obwalden

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Jill C
Oceanside, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“This was the best and most comfortable place I[--]ve ever stayed in with the most spectacular view.”
Reviewed 27 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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This apartment was absolutely perfect. This was the best experience I've ever had. The view from the balcony was the most beautiful scenery I've ever seen in my life. It truly was heaven there. The apartment felt like home too. Everything I needed was provided and it was extremely clean. John and Ursula were the most helpful and hospitable hosts I've come across as well. It was so nice to be walking distance from the village and the hiking spots. I highly recommend this apartment rental; it exceeded my expectations in every way.

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Liked best: The view from the balcony
Liked least: Everything was great
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Adrian P
Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
“Stunning Views from the apartment and a lovely place to stay and visit”
Reviewed 23 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012

A well equipped apartment with the most amazing setting and views of the Engelburg Valley. A good summer holiday location with plenty to do in the surrounding area, great for walking, biking and stunning scenary.

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Liked best: The views
Liked least: The exchange rate making Switzerland so expensive
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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ClaireK12...
Freehold, New Jersey
1 review
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“An amazing apartment, with breathtaking views, and wonderful people.”
Reviewed 8 August 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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We stayed in Alphaven Apt C and were not disappointed at all! We felt so at home and comfortable, eating breakfast on the balcony with the Alps as our backdrop. We never wanted to leave. The apartment was gorgeous, clean, and fully equipped. The views spectacular, and the walk down to Engelberg was lovely. The people in the town were very friendly and we felt welcome where ever we went. The apartment had everything we needed and more. We will definitely go back with our children!!! We can't wait to return to Alphaven.

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Liked best: The breathtaking views
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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122 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Beyond the fabulous views, a comfortable home and thoughtful owners as well”
Reviewed 22 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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We were at Alphaven for a week in late June. Three lasting impressions include how solid and comfortable the house is; how jaw-dropping the location and views are; and how much you get the sense that the owners really care that you have a wonderful stay. Re the house, the high-quality windows, doors and skylights created perfect climate control - I couldn't help but think how comfortable it would be in Winter too. Re the location, every night dinner ended up on the terrace having cooked in the Apt C kitchen. No one wanted to end the day anywhere else. And the hosts had information and hospitality for us throughout. People who've seen our trip photos have said "Where THAT?". It was well worth the journey from California.

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Liked best: The location/views and the guidance from the owners in enjoying Engelberg.
Liked least: Locating some of the paper products and soaps, but this was minor
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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JollyEmma
Jacksonville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Fabulous Swiss rental”
Reviewed 2 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012

This past June (2012) we were fortunate to stay in Apartment C of the Alphaven chalet in Engelberg for several days. The apartment provides a stunning view of the valley and Engelberg below and was quite comfortable and lovely for my husband, two teenagers and me. The owners are very thorough in providing helpful dinning, shopping and activities information. However, given the relaxing atmosphere and lovely views at the apartment, you might just opt to stay in, decompress and just enjoy being there.

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Liked best: Views
Liked least: Stairs
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
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