Where to Stay

Finding somewhere to stay can be problematic. However Switzerland has a wide and reliable range of accommodation to match your specific requirements.

Hotels - graded hotels can be found in all areas of Switzerland
Guest Houses - smaller establishments offering accommodation
Bed & Breakfast - becoming more numerous they offer homely stays
Mountain Huts - located at high level, dormitory style rooms offer basic accommodation
Hostels - a good network of hostels are available for budget travellers
Campsites - well maintained sites are available throughout Switzerland
Caravan Sites - usually well-equipped and found in all main centres
Self Catering - flats, apartments and chalets are available for rent

Bernese Oberland

Berghotel Faulhorn - A mountain hotel on the path between Schynige Platte and First. A few metres below the summit of the Faulhorn, it is not a venue for an extended stay but perfect for those who are looking for a memorable experience. Only access is on foot!

Alfa Soleil - a comfortable 3-star hotel hotel in Kandersteg. The proprietor has extensive knowledge of walking in the area and can advise on suitable routes. Within 10 minutes walk of the railway station and convenient for other local public transport.

Alpenblick - Small Chalet Hotel in Mürren with a personal, friendly atmosphere. Unique view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Located on the footpath Grütschalp-Winteregg-Mürren. For early birds we offer a Thermos breakfast.

Eiger Guesthouse - located in the traffic-free village of Mürren, this guesthouse is owned by Scotsman Alan Ramsay and his wife. Prices are reasonable and the Aprikosen-Kuchen is recommended. Superb views to the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

Golderli - a mountain inn located at Griesalp in Kiental. A thoroughly charming, inviting sort of place, it is one of the finest of Swiss mountain inns today. Beatrice cooks some of the best meals served at any Berghotel. The Golderli is open from May till October and offers 2 and 4 bed rooms and dorms.

Alpenblick - a comfortable 3-star hotel in Wilderswil. About 10 minutes walk from the railway station it provides a perfect base for exploring the Jungfrau - Interlaken area. Breakfast from 07.00h means you can get an early start.

Graubünden - Grisons

Engadinerhof - a well-run 2-star hotel close to the centre of Pontresina. Within 10 minutes of the railway. Buses stop nearby. Great value packed lunches make this a true walker's hotel with mountain views from almost every room! Feels like a 3-star hotel - good value.

Wallis - Valais

Haute Nendaz, Valais - Deluxe penthouse with steam room , sleeps 8, only 500m from lift to famed "bisses". Tucked into the 4 Vallees, high above the historic town of Sion, La Corniche offers a vast panorama of the Rhone valley below and easy access to 470 km of world class pistes and high quality summer walking and mountain biking. La Corniche is the perfect base.

L'Orée - a quality apartment in Saas Fee : A perfect base from which to explore the mountains and valleys of the Saastal. This quality apartment sleeps 4 and is conveniently situated to enjoy the area. The walking opportunities are many and varied from easy valley paths to 4000 metre peaks.

Chalet d'AlpineChampex Lac - TMB - Chalet d'Alpine is located in the traditional Swiss village of Champex Lac which is in a great situation for extensive walking routes and is best known for being one of two places where walkers start the Tour of Mont Blanc. Chalet d'Alpine is a wonderfully appointed large, bright and traditional built chalet set in a terraced garden with breathtaking mountain and lake views. It is ideal for walking parties. It sleeps 8 and has 4 bedrooms (2 double and 2 twin bunkbed) - served by 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room - comfortable living space with a traditional log fire (wood provided), HIFI, large plasma TV, DVD and video, dining for 10, a well-equipped kitchen including dishwasher, as well as a wet room with washing machine, tumble drier and ski/walking equipment storage space. Broadband Internet and WIFI throughout the chalet. Car parking place available. Champex-Lac is located in St Bernards country, Valais, only 90 minutes from Geneva and just 25 minutes from Verbier and the historic town of Martigny.

Ambassador Brig - a 3-star hotel in Brig. Although not an obvious choice as a base for walkers, Brig offers easy access to all parts of Upper Wallis including Saas Fee, Goms, Zermatt etc. Public transport links are frequent and within a few minutes of the hotel.