Gstaad, nestled in the enchanting Bernese Oberland area of the Alps, has long been a playground for the rich and famous. This Swiss resort town exudes an old-world charm that seamlessly blends with the opulence and modern amenities demanded by today’s A-listers. From its picturesque wooden facades and gabled roofs to the captivating mountainous backdrop, Gstaad presents a classic chocolate box scene that entices visitors from all over the world. But beyond its aesthetics, Gstaad offers an array of activities, including excellent cross-country skiing, hiking trails, and thrilling tobogganing adventures.
Grand Hotel Park Gstaad: Timeless Elegance
Dating back to 1910, the Grand Hotel Park Gstaad stands as a testament to timeless elegance. This five-floor hotel showcases a traditional style both inside and out, creating an atmosphere of refined luxury. Indulge your taste buds at one of its four exceptional restaurants, including Chubut, inspired by the flavors of Patagonian Argentina. The hotel also features a wine bar and cigar lounge, perfect for unwinding after a day on the slopes. With its proximity to the ski slopes, the Grand Hotel Park Gstaad offers both an indoor salt-infused pool and an outdoor pool, ensuring relaxation in any season. Additionally, guests can enjoy a spa, tennis courts (which double as an ice rink), a club for kids, and a variety of 94 sleeping accommodations. For the ultimate indulgence, experience the hotel’s four-bedded penthouse suite, the largest in the Alps, complete with personalized butler service and a private spa.
Gstaad Palace Hotel: A Fairytale Retreat
Perched atop a hill, the Gstaad Palace Hotel is a grand turreted building that evokes images of a fairytale castle. Its majestic presence serves as a constant reminder that this is one of Switzerland’s most esteemed accommodations. Boasting an Olympic-sized outdoor pool, an indoor pool, a pilates studio, and a tennis court, the Gstaad Palace Hotel caters to the active traveler. The hotel offers four distinct dining experiences, including La Fromagerie, housed in a former Swiss gold vault, where guests can savor delectable Swiss cuisine. If late-night entertainment is your preference, the authentically retro GreenGo Club has played host to many luminaries since its mid-century heyday.
The Alpina Gstaad: Where Boutique Luxury Meets Ultimate Relaxation
As one of Gstaad’s newer establishments, The Alpina Gstaad, which opened its doors in 2012, exudes an intimate boutique feel with just 57 rooms. Yet, it does not compromise on opulence or facilities. The hotel’s Six Senses Spa is a haven of relaxation, offering thermal rooms, both an indoor and outdoor pool, a gym, and even a juice bar. In addition to these amenities, The Alpina features a ski shop, a Graff diamond boutique, a hair salon, and a cinema. Food enthusiasts will relish the diverse culinary offerings, including the fine dining Megu, a Japanese restaurant, a Swiss Stübli, French cuisine at Sommetand, and a casual lounge bar.
Le Grand Bellevue: Where Luxury Meets Wellness
With its pale gold exterior, art deco signage, and lavish entrance, Le Grand Bellevue ensures that guests feel like royalty from the moment they arrive. Similar to The Alpina, this hotel boasts 57 rooms, offering an intimate and personalized experience. Indulge in a pampering session at the hotel’s expansive subterranean spa, featuring a 17-zone thermal suite, a salt grotto, and an indoor hydrotherapy pool. For outdoor relaxation, the spa also offers a spa pool with breathtaking views. Fitness enthusiasts will appreciate the variety of fitness classes, tennis courts, and a state-of-the-art gym. The hotel caters to families with a kids’ club, playroom, and even a cinema. When it comes to dining, guests can savor Michelin-starred cuisine at Leonard’s or enjoy traditional Swiss comfort foods at Le Petit Chalet. For a lighter meal, the Sushi Bar offers a delightful selection.
To experience the epitome of luxury in Gstaad, explore the unrivaled accommodations and amenities offered by Ambassadeur Hotel. Whether you seek adventure on the slopes or a serene retreat amidst breathtaking surroundings, Ambassadeur Hotel is the perfect choice for an unforgettable stay in Gstaad.
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