The marvellous mountain climbing mecca of Pontresina overlooks the imposing Bernina massif, where twin sky-high peaks tempt brave climbers to the summit.
But it’s not just mountaineers that come to Pontresina. The remote alpine village is famed for its quaint Engadine stone houses and gorgeous Belle Epoque hotels. Hikers can choose from several forested trails that wind through the Roseg Valley, and skiers can take a free 10-minute shuttle to St. Moritz in the winter.
Transferring by road from Samedan Airport will take 10 minutes. Better yet, come via the Rhaetian Railway from Chur; one of Europe’s best train trips.
Rooms & Suites:
The 112-room hotel can host up to 350 discerning guests across four separate room types. You can interconnect most rooms, making it a top choice for family holidays. The heritage-listed building boasts cutting edge creature comforts. Plush granite ensuites and polished hardwood floors come standard in each room, where timeless old-world furnishings add an elegant touch. Famed French architect Pierre-Yves Rochon is responsible for the lavish junior suites, some of which feature south-facing balconies overlook the groaning Roseg Glacier. The biggest suites come individually decorated in a charming classic style.
Spa & Wellness:
The hotel is famed for its fabulous Kronenhof Spa, a soothing oasis of calm that’s considered the best wellness centre in Engadine. Get ready to indulge in a whole host of divine aquatic therapies in the high-tech 2,000 m2 space: a saltwater grotto, a stone grotto steam bath, a bio sauna, two Finnish saunas, a water in motion pool, a solarium, and a Kneipp footpath.
Fancy something more therapeutic?
Then make your way to the treatment centre, where a team of highly trained masseuses offers bespoke experiences. Top shelf cosmetic products and tailor-made tips from qualified beauticians will get you looking glam. If you’d rather work on your rig, then hit the high-tech Technogym for a high-intensity workout instead.
Many of these calming therapies are carried out within full view of the snow-capped Bernina massif– an unforgettable wellness experience.
If you’d rather indulge in a more intimate spa session, book two hours at the sumptuous Private Spa Suite. Here, you can relax on a cushy waterbed, relish in a stiff hydro jet massage, or treat yourself to a natural salt body scrub–all this without another soul in sight.
Food & Drinks:
Grand Hotel Kronenhof has three delectable dining options to choose from:
The Grand Restaurant serves Swiss and International favourites in a glistening neo-baroque vault. Service here is impeccable thanks to Maître d'Hotel host Sergio Ciccarone.
Kronenstübli is your go-to choice for fine dining, with an impressive 16 Gault Millau points to its name. Italian-Mediterranean and French cuisine dominate the menu, the highlight of which is the tantalising Canard à la Presse.
Le Pavilion is all about fondues and local specialities served alongside stunning vistas of the Val Roseg glacier. Enjoy a few laps around the ice-skating rink to top off a memorable lunch.
If you’re after a more exclusive experience, Grand Hotel Kronenhof organises enticing private dining events on request.
Epochal charm and old-world glitz mean the Grand Hotel Kronenhof is the perfect spot to hold a celebration or business event. Facilities host between 2 and 400 guests, so it’s suitable for anything from a one-on-one meeting to a lavish wedding.
Pilates and yoga programs are available at the fitness centre. You’ll also get access to the Kulm tennis courts, the Kulm Golf St. Moritz, and the in-house ice skating rink with any overnight stay.
The Grand Hotel Kronenhof is family-friendly. Activities such as arts and crafts, ice skating, and a bouncy castle are a hit with the kids, while teenagers might prefer billiards, table tennis, pinball, or bowling. It’s also got a dedicated children’s restaurant and a nanny service for kids over three.
Indoor swimming pool/Steam room/Sauna/Whirlpool/Gym/Weightloss programmes available/Fitness / bootcamp programmes available/
Aromatherapy massage/Ayurvedic massage/Range of massages available/Hot stone massage/
Facials/Cosmetic treatments available/
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