Hotel Assessment: Hotel Eiger, Mürren, Switzerland
Mürren lies on the foot of the Schilthorn whose panoramic restaurant offered the gorgeous location for the 1960’s James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.” Some of the forged stayed on the Hotel Eiger through the filming and naturally, there’s a 007 suite named after the well-known spy.
The resort opened in 1892 and has been in the identical household for 4 generations. Many additions and renovations have introduced it bang up-to-date with a powerful indoor heated swimming pool providing mountain views as you set within the lengths. There’s additionally a beautiful terrace with probably the most wonderful alpine views.
You’re proper within the coronary heart of the Jungfrau right here, so the resort makes a cushty base for having fun with recent air, taking walks lengthy and quick and luxuriating within the wellness amenities, all recharging your batteries with pure alpine vitality. The village is car-free so that you’re assured peace and quiet.
Forty rooms and 10 suites supply understated magnificence and, in addition to the standard amenities,
you get robes and slippers plus L’Occitane toiletries. All rooms are supplied with a flask of mountain spring water and suites even have Nespresso machines.
The morning daylight illuminates the indoor swimming pool by way of an unlimited wall of glass and you may sit within the Jacuzzi gazing on the snow-capped mountains. The Spa has a sauna, samarium and solarium and presents an in depth therapeutic massage programme. There’s additionally a completely geared up health club.
For conferences, there are two seminar rooms, furnished with technical gear for shows and banquets for as much as 130 could be organised within the Eiger panoramic restaurant.
Food and drink
The Eiger Saal is the principle restaurant with large mountain views. Food is domestically sourced and creative, drawing on Swiss and Italian traditions. If you’re taking half board, dinners run to 4 or 5 programs with attentive service. A homely contact is that both Susanna or Adrian, the resort’s house owners, make the spherical of tables each night time, enquiring concerning the meals and your keep.
Breakfast is a copious buffet with recent croissants, Swiss muesli, mountain cheese, bacon and eggs, salmon, yoghurt and a glass of prosecco – an excellent alpine begin on your day.
The Eiger Stübli is an intimate house serving a selection of the most effective wines and native dishes.
The Tächi Bar adjoins the Eiger Saal and there’s a lounge and outside terrace to take pleasure in afternoon tea and sundowners.
Is Wi-Fi out there?
Yes freed from cost all through.
How a lot
Prices begin at 180CHF and embody buffet-style breakfast and free use of the indoor pool, wellness centre and health club.
What’s close by?
The resort is located reverse the Mürrenbahn station which hyperlinks Mürren to Lauterbrunnen within the valley. The Schilthornbahn, in Mürren, whisks you to the Schilthorn Piz Gloria and its panorama restaurant, the setting for the James Bond movie “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”. There are many signed mountain climbing trails beginning simply exterior the resort. In winter 52km of pistes within the Mürren-Schilthorn space cater for skiers and snowboarder. Other actions embody ice skating, curling and tobogganing.
SWISS presents weekly flights from the UK to Zurich and Geneva. One manner fares begin from £80. From the airport, it’s a practice journey to Lauterbrunnen on the Swiss Travel System community with a Swiss Travel Pass providing limitless journey for £186 for 3 days in second class. The Lauterbrunnen-Mürren Rail & Cableway hyperlinks Lauterbrunnen with Mürren.