Just two years after its opening, the Alpina Gstaad is internationally revolutionizing the chalet experience. This resort is the first five star hotel built in more than a hundred years in the famous alpine town of Gstaad. Situated on top of a hill in the exclusive area of Oberbort, the hotel has a panoramic view of the Bernese Alps.
Only nine months after its opening, the hotel already got to be named luxury Swiss hotel of the year by Gault Millau. It took more than 300 million francs to build this beautiful palace full of modern technology, wood and limestone.
The owner is Jean-Claude Mimran, known to have made a fortune with sugar in Africa -he is also known as the Sugar King of Africa- along with his minority partner Marcel Bach, a local property developer.
Its 56 rooms and suites are decorated to perfection in a contemporary style and the traditional details of the Swiss Alps and local materials.
The Panorama suite is rented for 20,000 francs a night in high season and is a two-level penthouse of 400 square meters, a masterpiece of architectural space and interior design. It is equipped with an outdoor Jacuzzi and its own spa including steam room, sauna, massage room and a gym. From the terrace you will enjoy the most coveted view of the hotel.
The cuisine offer is endless, you will not know how to choose one of its three restaurants with a wide international offer. Marcus G. Linder is the executive chef and supervises each of the three restaurants. The main restaurant is an ode to the authentic food and the best products and was awarded a Michelin star.
As a second option you will surprise by the creative Japanese cuisine of Megu restaurant with 16 points in the Gault Millau . The gourmet delicacies of Sommet restaurant are the ultimate expression of the local food and the friendly atmosphere of the Swiss Stübil and have 18 stars in the Gault Millau.
Another strong point of the hotel are sports, you can enjoy winter adventure sports like cross country, downhill or heli-skiing, dog sledding or perhaps a hot air balloon ride over the peaks of the snow-capped Alps.
Of course, you can always relax at the Six Senses Spa, a luxury retreat for guests that offers world-class treatments and the best professionals. They also have two indoor pools and an outdoor one, two whirlpools and yoga studio and gym for you to take care once out of the ski slopes.
If what you want is a quiet day to dedicate to yourself, the Albina Spa is an intimate space with 12 treatment rooms including a flotation room, Hammam, Colonics Treatment Room, Color Therapy Room, Ayurveda Treatment Room, Oriental Room, Salt Room and five multi-functional rooms for individual treatments.
Since you set foot in Alpina Gstaad you will feel surrounded by a magical and inviting atmosphere with a very architecture of the best hotel in the area and designed for lovers of luxury.