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Switzerland & Austria:
Hotels and Other Accommodations

Places to Stay - General

  • Where to Stay in Switzerland
    Tips on hotels, guesthouses, private rooms, apartments, villas, chalets, campgrounds, and youth hostels, with links.

  • Swiss Hotel Rooms
    Switzerland's beds and bedding aren't designed for hanky-panky, and the toilets can be tricky.

  • Schlaf im Stroh
    Who says Switzerland is an expensive country? With the "Sleep in Straw" program, you can hit the hay on 300+ Swiss farms for a few francs per night--including breakfast.

  • Swiss and Austrian Hostels
    On a budget? Stay at 160+ comfortable hostels that cater to individuals, families, and groups of all ages.

Hotel Reviews

  • Lac Léman Luxury Hotels
    Three vintage grand hotels in Lausanne-Ouchy, Montreux, and Vevey have been updated with spas and other amenities for 21st Century guests.

  • Hôtel Palafitte - Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    High tech, high style, and "sustainable architecture" converge in the only European hotel that's built over water.

  • Riffelalp Resort Zermatt
    More than 40 years after the legendary Riffelalp Grand Hotel was destroyed by fire, a new and more intimate resort hotel occupies its site on a mountain plateau overlooking the Matterhorn and Zermatt, Switzerland.

  • Hotel Restaurant Goldener Schlüssel, Bern
    For location and price, this hotel in the Swiss capital's medieval center is hard to beat. Rooms are on the austere side, but you'll get an excellent breakfast in the hotel's attractive restaurant.

  • Affordable Zürich Hotels
    A guide to three Zürich hotels in the medium price range: the Franziskaner, the Du Théâtre, and the Limmathof.

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