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Reviewed 1 week ago

When hiking on the Rigi on the weekend we stumbled upon this restaurant (that is also a hotel) and we decided to stop here for lunch. My husband and I really enjoyed the Gerstensuppe - it was delicious. The kids were not adventurous and stuck to the typical sausage and chips. The setting is very authentic and Swiss and the...

Thank simplefamilytravel
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed only one night. The room was clean, comfortable and bright. Wifi was good, location was fantastic, but involved a perhaps a 15min walk from the train, in the snow...which was wonderful! Heavy luggage would require a sleigh taxi however. The staff were friendly, and welcoming despite arriving early, they had our room ready. Food in the restaurant was...

Thank Michael R
Katja - Ronny L, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Rigi First, responded to this review

Dear Michael R. Thank you for your stay at our hotel . And your constructive opinion . We are happy to have tested the demand of more fresh fruit at the breakfast buffet . This is highly appreciated by our guests so we have this now standardized. If you have a lot of luggage , Be tilen us know beforehand...

Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across this place on a foggy walk ...... And stopped for lunch. Great restaurant which was flexible for the children. They loved the 17th century bear skin on the wall. My 10 year old daughter said the Alpen Magroni was the best food that she had in Switzerland. Atmospheric, historic, and lovely food too .... Recommend.

1Thank SapphireGrammaticus
Katja - Ronny L, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Rigi First, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review . We are very pleased that you liked it and your children with us . We would look forward soon glad to welcome again . Best regards family Leardi

Etown, KY
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We stayed here for two nights with a large group. We had unseasonably cold weather during the trip, and I had just a few pairs of pants. The staff was willing to wash my clothes around bedtime and have them ready for me to wear the next morning (for a small fee). I was grateful. Just outside my window were...

1Thank funnatashal
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2015

I was on a top deck bus tour when I came down with a terrible flu. Staff at Hotel Rigi First went out of their way to look after me. They upgraded my room, let me stay extra nights at pretty much no cost, delivered cups of tea to my room and then drove me to the train station. They...

Thank k879
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Stayed for 2 nights as a base for some local hikes. The location is stunning, overlooking Lake Lucerne. The owners are extremely friendly & helpful. Hotel layout is a bit quirky, having to go down a flight of stairs to get to the top floor! Facilities and rooms are basic but adequate for our intended purpose, but wouldn't be described...

Thank Globohiker
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2013

Stayed here with my Topdeck tour for two nights, the staff was so lovely. A group of us came inside after playing in the snow and the owner came out to talk to us, asking where each of us was from – we felt so welcomed. It’s pretty special when your hotel is on top of a mountain and you...

1Thank oohlalalala
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We stayed at this hotel/guesthouse as part of a Topdeck winter tour. The location is stunning - it's close to the top of Mt Rigi (cable car or train to the station, then a 15 minute walk to the hotel). It snowed almost the entire time we were here, and it made the setting beautiful. The hotel is warm, with...

Thank kiwi-touring
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We stayed here as part of a tour we were on and absolutely loved it. When we arrived at the top of the mountain we were all speechless and so excited, it is just a stunning place to stay. Even the walk from the tram that goes up the mountain to the hotel (around 10 minutes) was so enjoyable, I...

Thank chunnabee
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2013

The area is simply breathtaking and while the hotel is quite dated and doesn't have all the fancy things modern hotels have, it has some things that were nice to have for a change. Like space! Our room was as big as a suite with a very big bed and a big bathroom and an entrance area to hang our...

Thank maryandrob m

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Rigi First - Restaurant Bärenstube The hotel Rigi First with its nostalgic restaurant Bärenstube is the meeting point for everybody. No matter if it is a Bratwurst with potato rösti or a beef fillet - we are using fresh and regional products, only. On sunny days a lunch menu at a very attractive price will be served on our panoramic terrace. If you are looking for a special spot for your next meeting or seminar we are the best choice. The hotel Rigi First is a perfect starting point or meeting point for all kinds of hiking or biking and the main ski slope is running aside our hotel, as well. Hotel Rigi First - Restaurant Bärenstube ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Rigi First

Address: Firstweg 4 | 6356 Rigi Kaltbad, Rigi Kaltbad 6356, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Lucerne > Rigi Kaltbad
Price Range: £160 - £303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Rigi First 3*
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Hotel Rigi 1st
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