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Reviewed 25 April 2016

With only eight rooms this is a hotel where you don't stand in line in front of the breakfast buffet. Nice, rustic interior design, good food and good service. Separate guest parking. A hotel I certainly would like to visit again!

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Aldeburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2016

A small hotel with around 10 rooms , but it has 3 great restaurants and a really cosy bar . The hotel is in the centre of the old part of Engelberg and has loads of character , just what you want in a mountain village. Everything is close by including the free ski bus . We stayed for 3...

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Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This is a small boutique hotel in the old town of engelberg. There are only 8 rooms. The bar is popular and lively. The rooms are spacious and decorated in a comfortable Alpine style with lots of wood and cupboard space. The breakfast is a little spartan if you are looking for the full English but this is Europe. My...

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Auburndale, Florida
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I can't even imagine staying anywhere else while in Engelberg! Our room was beyond compare! The food was wonderful! The bar was charming! We stayed in The Titlis Suite and highly recommend booking this room! We really didn't want to leave! Everyone here is very friendly and helpful. Thank you for making our anniversary extra-special!

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 July 2015

It is very interesting and has lots of diplomas and rewards. Everything is made of wood. I was told that Engelberg has a long history as a luxurious tourist resort with grand hotels which were used to demonstrate one's status as a member of an upper class. It was incredibly important to present oneself correctly and make the right impression...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We were driving through Switzerland on our way to Lake Como. I stayed with my 3 children for one night, arrived very late in the evening, after 23.00 and even then the cook stayed awake to make us a very nice meal. We were thrilled by this kind gesture. This kind of un-expected service and friendly atmosphere is very rare...

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1Thank Charlotte P
Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 3 February 2015

This hotel is top-class! I stayed four nights for skiing and was impressed: the house is a very nice mix between old "Alpenhütte" and a modern hotel, and has been carefully renovated with high quality materials (wood, rock). The rooms are very nice with excellent beds, cofeemachine and a very fresh bathroom. Teh hotel is centrally located, and the atmosphere...

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 12 January 2015

My wife and I had planned a Christmas in the Alps for the last 2-3 years for our three sons and their families (15 of us). Our travel agent recommended Engelberg (out of 4 total places), and specifically The Alpenclub. We had concerns as to whether this would be the "special place" we wanted for our Alps Christmas---- but our...

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4Thank Bill S
Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Stayed here while skiing with 2 friends in January. Very good value. Nice rooms, good food and friendly service. The decor is what I would call alpine chic. The bar and restaurant have a lot of wood. The food was excellent. Would happily return.

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Hotel Alpenclub... E, Manager at Hotel Alpenclub, responded to this review

Dear Swiss Scrivs Thank you for taking your time to review your stay at the Alpenclub Hotel. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your nice compliments about the service and the food in our restaurant. We wish you a happy New Year and hope to see you in Alpenclub soon again! Kind...

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Reviewed 9 October 2014

We loved the authentic Swiss wooden construction of this place. We had the Steinberg room which well fitted out in traditional Swiss style. All the staff were really h.lpful and one of them took us by car to the station which was much appreciated. We had the best fondue ever for us with 3 types of meat and 12 or...

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Hotel Alpenclub E, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Alpenclub, responded to this review

Dear “theRoyalBerk” Thank you for your kind words and feedback, and for taking your time reviewing your stay at the Alpenclub Hotel. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We are also very glad that you liked our Swiss decor and that you had the best fondue ever here in Alpenclub! Thank you for your compliment...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
According to the real estate register of Engelberg the present building was errected in 1780 and in 1875 it was turned into a restaurant. After several restaurations and extensions the Alpenclub changed from a restaurant with just 6 tables to its present form. To keep a piece of past, grown landlord's tradition, to maintain mountain inn atmosphere and warmth is our goal. We want to preserve the cosy hospitality in the rooms of the Alpenclub, while the added hotel part, in the rustical style, emits a casual sporty ambiance. The alpine character of our house you will experience in our rooms and suites as well. We took great care in redecorating the 8 rooms to make your stay unforgettable. You have the choice between four categories: Standard rooms, Steinberg room, Titlis suite and the Rotegg room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alpenclub

Address: Dorfstrasse 5, Engelberg 6390, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Unterwalden > Canton of Obwalden > Engelberg
Price Range: £151 - £389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alpenclub 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for a room on the upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Be_zen_today, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in a junior suite. It's on the last 2nd floor, quiet, specious, with the view of the mountains”
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 of 5 bubbles Svitlana19, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All are good; the top floor is wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles billsS1330WD, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The Steinberg is excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles theRoyalBerk, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view out to the Titliss Glacier.”
 of 5 bubbles DanNicholl, 5 Jun 2013 | Read review
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