The small Swiss town of St. Moritz became one of the first ski resorts in the country. Hotels began to be built here since the middle of the 19th century, when the Alps were just positioned as the best place for leisure. The ski area is visually divided into 3 parts:
- Corviglia is a place for experienced skiers who will appreciate the height (2486 m), the width of the slopes and the picturesque landscape;
- Kovacs – characterized by the longest tracks. It can be reached by ski buses, the stops of which are located in the city near the hotels;
- Diabolezza – half an hour drive from the city, poorly equipped trails, a paradise for fans of extreme sports.
Hotels in St. Moritz are located near the ski lifts. Numerous slopes of the resort are served by 60 different lifts.
- 1 Historical sights of the city
- 2 Where to stay?
- 3 Badrutts Palace Hotel
- 4 Suvretta House
- 5 Unique Hotel Eden
- 6 Sport Wellness hotel San Gian St Moritz
- 7 Kulm Hotel St Moritz
- 8 Hotel Monopol
- 9 VISIONAPARTMENTS Villas & Luxury Homes St. Moritz
- 10 Crystal Hotel superior
- 11 Hotel Steffani
- 12 St. Moritzerhof 42
- 13 Hotelino Petit Chalet
Historical sights of the city
If there is history, then there are significant places that need to be visited. In St. Moritz, these are:
- observation deck on Mount Muottas Mural;
- Mount Diabolezza, from which the world’s longest descent with a length of 3000 meters begins;
- the summit of Piz Noir;
- Nietzsche Museum;
- The Segnotini Museum;
- Olympic bobsleigh track.
There are many architectural monuments in the city. Some of the old buildings have hotels. St. Moritz has its own falling 33-meter tower, built in the 16th century.
Where to stay?
It is believed that the hotels of St. Moritz are practically not available at prices to ordinary people. The cost of living is really the highest among all ski resorts. But even here you can find affordable housing or stay in a fashionable hotel during the promotions. The review presents the most optimal options, diverse in price and quality of services.
In the heart of the commune in 1896 was built Badrutts Palace Hotel. Today it is both a historical landmark and a 5-star operating hotel. There are 6 restaurants and butler service is available on request. A spa and wellness centre with an indoor pool is also on site. The nearest ski lift, Corviglia, is 500 metres from the entrance. A free shuttle service is available to the Korvas Cable Car. A free shuttle bus runs to the train station every 15 minutes.
“Very big hotel. We had a Christmas experience of being here. Spa is a Rolls-Royce treatment. Everything has a spectacular look. Amazing concierge staff. Breakfast with champagne every day. Impeccable and friendly service. Cosy bar with mountain views and fireplace. We’ll be back!” Daria, Australia
In the natural area of the Suvretta Corviglia Park of the Upper Engadine region, the luxury hotel Suvretta Houseis located. This is a fashionable complex with luxuriously decorated interiors. Here everyone can feel like a star – this is how the owners position the level of their hospitality. The ski lift to the slope is just 100 metres away, but there is also a free shuttle service. Parking is free for hotel guests. After skiing, they can visit the spa, fitness room, indoor pool or outdoor jacuzzi. Guests are served by 4 restaurants, including a specialized children’s room, working at the Teddy Club.
“Very cozy, old-fashioned. Feeling like in the 20-50s of the last century. Very good service and very clean. Good Restaurants & Bars» Marina, Switzerland
In the city center in the pedestrian zone is the unique Hotel Eden. The building was built in the middle of the 19th century. For all the years of existence here thoroughly studied the needs of skiers. It offers pleasant rooms with comfortable wide beds, a storage room for ski equipment, a rich breakfast, and in the late afternoon tea/coffee and cakes are served. A free shuttle service provides transportation to and from the train station. For stays of more than 2 nights, guests receive discounts on ski passes. Upon check-in as a compliment, all tourists receive tickets for the mountain cable car.
“This is a charming, cozy hotel – modern but with a sense of old world, the breakfast was good and the staff very helpful and friendly. The possibility of transport from the station is very useful, especially given the geography of the city. The room was comfortable with very soft, thick towels. Overall a very pleasant experience” Christine, France
This four-star hotel is located in a quiet area of St. Moritz near its center. The cable car is 150 metres away. A continental breakfast is served in the morning. In the evening, there are 2 à la carte restaurants. Cooking shows and fights are often held on their territories. Across the street from the hotel is the Ovaverva Wellness Complex. Guests have free access throughout the day and use the gym, spa and swimming pools.
“Good breakfast, dishes served depending on the season and the national cuisine chosen for the day, a variety of options. The staff is very attentive and friendly. Possibility to park the car at low prices. The hotel is located in the immediate vicinity of the mountain ski lift” Luis, Switzerland
This is one of the first hotels that was opened at the very beginning of the birth of the resort. Its founder is Considered to be Johannes Badrutt. He became in 1856 the author and builder of the Kulm Hotel St Moritz. Today, traditions are honored and preserved here. There are 5 restaurants available for guests. Gourmet meals are served in each. In the spa area of 2000 square meters. meters there are indoor, outdoor and children’s pools, kneipp path, salt cave, steam bath, a complex of Finnish saunas, a fitness center with the latest simulators. In summer, a 9-hole golf course, tennis courts, a golf academy are opened. In winter, the resort is filled with a large skating rink, curling field, toboggan and bobsleigh track, known as the Cross.
“From the first minute we felt welcome and immediately began to relax and recharge. Thanks to the offered tickets for cable cars and public transport, we enjoyed great hikes every day and finished every day at the spa. The hotel is located in the heart of the city, close to St. Moritz Train Station. We can only recommend everyone to stay at the Hotel Kulm» Tobias, Switzerland
The seven-storey Monopol Spa Hotel is located in the centre of the spa village. Guests characterize it as the best option for price and quality. It offers standard rooms, suites and junior suites, as well as economy class rooms. The spa and gym are on the upper 7th floor. The property offers discounts on ski passes and cable car tickets for stays of more than 1 night. There is also a restaurant serving Italian cuisine in the building. A daily breakfast is served in its dining area.
“Good communication and information before arrival. The hotel helped arrange a taxi from the train station as I arrived late. Without luggage, it would be a short easy walk up the lifts uphill and from the train station to the hotel. Nice place. My room was quite large, with a large bed with comfortable bedding, a small seating area, lots of pantries and a large bathroom. I had a nice view from the room. Good amenities and toiletries in the room, including a nice fluffy bathrobe and slippers. Very good breakfast selection. I spent both nights of my stay in the hotel bar – drinks at reasonable prices and a friendly bartender” Jennifer, UK
Complex VISIONAPARTMENTS Villas & Luxury Homes St. Moritz located in the heart of an exquisite mountain resort. This exclusive 5-room apartment offers direct access to the centre of St. Moritz as well as the ski slopes. The Tantrella Funicular is just around the corner and can be reached on foot in just 2 minutes. The premium apartment,located on the 5th floor, offers a picturesque view of the surrounding area. Parking is free. There are many restaurants and cafés around. Meals can be prepared in the shared kitchen or ordered directly to the room.
“Great view, space, atmosphere, interior of the room. I did not like the lack of kitchen utensils, the presence of faulty appliances or without instruction manuals, little tourist information” Chantal, Switzerland
This traditional Alpine hotel is located in the pedestrian area of the resort town. It offers spacious, bright rooms. In addition to breakfast on the Swedish line, guests can order half board. It includes 3 lunch dishes. The surcharge will be 45 Swiss francs. The restaurant menu is developed on the basis of Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. A sauna is available on site. You can come here with pets. Access to the slope and ski lift near the house.
“We had a really good stay. The room was very large, with separate seating area, comfortable bed. It features a spa, gym and rooftop terrace. Parking is available in a locked garage. Keys are brought on demand. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Good breakfast. Walking distance from the lifts/train to the top of the mountains” Veronika, Switzerland
The complex specializes in the organization of family holidays. It offers spacious rooms. After the ski slopes, they can visit the spa, swim in the indoor pool, use the sauna, book a massage. Breakfast is served in the dining room in the morning and Le Mandarin, the only Chinese restaurant in St. Moritz, opens on site in the evening. The Stüva Grill restaurant serves grilled dishes, while the oldest Lapin Bleu introduces traditional Swiss cuisine to travelers.
“Wonderful reception at reception – very helpful, professional and friendly. The bed was one of the most comfortable I had slept on on my last trip. Very good breakfast (served at the table – possibly due to covid-19). Great spa and pool came in handy after a long day. This hotel has a historic atmosphere and an excellent location in the city centre. We would love to come back here again” Christopher, Switzerland
The apartments are built on the outskirts of St. Moritz in a picturesque natural area. It offers cosy rooms with a kitchen and dining area. Living room is shared. Parking is free. Within walking distance from the hotel ski lift. Nearby there is a restaurant and a grocery store.
“The apartment is part of a modern, clean, very well maintained residential building with two elevators, located in the center of the resort, with easy access to all vehicles (train, buses, cable cars), with many shops in the immediate vicinity. An underground garage is easily accessible. The apartment is spacious, decorated in a modern traditional style, decorated with very high-quality materials, equipped with everything necessary for living in the medium term. Perhaps an art lover owner. The kitchen is equipped with all the necessary equipment for a skilled cook. The dishes are new, shiny cutlery. In the two bathrooms, all utilities work perfectly. Towels and bed linen were clean and of good quality. The living room and balcony are spacious. I had a wonderful week in this apartment. We will come back here again with love” Mark, Germany
The interior of this hotel,located in the mountains, is more like a hunting lodge. The interior has a lot of wood, stone, decorative elements in the form of trophies. The centre of St. Moritz is a 5-minute walk away. Breakfast is included in the room rate. A ski school and a children’s amusement park are located next to the hotel. The ski bus stop is a 2-minute walk around the corner of the hotel. The Marguns lift is almost at the exit of it.
“First class place – one of the best hotels we have stayed in in recent years (and we travel a lot!); excellent quality of the room (only the best materials, fittings, furniture, bed linen, etc. were used – real Swiss quality!!). Three days later we were given discounts on ski passes” Roland, Hong Kong
St. Moritz is a page in the history of Swiss alpine skiing. To come into contact with it, to become part of it will help accommodation in the legendary Kulm Hotel St Moritz. The huge complex hosted the champions of world ski competitions, was a place of rest for other celebrities. This hotel is the heart and soul of the resort.