To some, lodging is merely a place to rest up for the remainder of the travel adventure. But if you’re seeking a hotel, motel or lodge that’s intended to be an integral part of the whole experience, you can’t miss these 10 unique stops in the Alps:
Within walking distance of the central railway station and city airport shuttle terminal, Hilton Basel Hotel is convenient to the main shopping area and business district.
Just outside of Gstaad and German-owned, Steigenberger Gstaad-Saanen is known for its beautiful, mountain views.
The Park Sonnenhof hotel is cozy and romantic, overlooking Vaduz, the Principality of Liechtenstein.
The Residence Hotel is also intimate but is entirely hip and modern.
Romantic Hotel Post has been a hotel since the 1730’s. With architectural touches dating back to the 1500’s, this destination is situated on the town’s main square.
It takes a village of chalet homes circling a converted hunting lodge to be the family-run Hotel Grüner-Baum.
On the edge of Triglay National Park, the Bohinj Park ECO Hotel is at the base of Julian Alps, near Bohinj Lake.
The 100+ year old family-owned Hotel Triglov Bled offers views of and a path to Lake Bled and is close to the railway station.
The inexpensive Altstadt-Hotel is at the convergence of the Danube, Ilz and Inn rivers and is known for its Slow Food movement and sustainability practices.
Hike the wooded area outside the Parkhotel Atlantic Heidelberg and enjoy views of the famous Heidelberg Castle and Carl Bosch Museum.
The Alpine region has endless lodging options including apartments, B+Bs and hostels for every taste and budget. Get a restful night’s sleep using these tips:
Even with the cleanest hotel, the Sleep Sack gives an added layer of comfort and cleanliness.
The Sandman Eyeshade helps you drift off, no matter how light the sky or room.
All Natural Badger Sleep Balm calms the spirit after a day of exciting adventure. Rub a little on your temples, chin or pulse points and the soothing fragrance of balsam fir extracts with essential oils of bergamot, ginger, rosemary and lavender helps you drift off sooner.
When travelling to different climates and elevations, dry air can lead to itchy eyes, nose and skin. The Air-O-Swiss Travel Humidifier controls the humidity in your hotel room. This light weight portable humidifier generates a cool mist from any water bottle filled with tap water.