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Grand Hotel Kurhaus

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25/06/2017 26/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Our original booking was in another Arolla hotel - which turned out to be closed despite us receiving a confirmation. So we called the Grand and they could not have been more helpful. They immediately sent a minibus to collect us, the driver took us to reception & then he put our skis in the ski room. The reception staff...

Thank Sparky_GBR
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Kurhaus definately looks great from the outside. Beautiful location with ski in and out in winter. Also when entering the hotel there is a special feel and look about the hotel, charming in an old fashioned way. At second look it feels rather dated and abandoned. The facilities weren't that of an expensive hotel at all. Our room was outdated,...

Thank saraI22014
Garden of England
Reviewed 4 November 2016

After the previous poor night at Prafleuri this was a breath of fresh air. We thought this was a lovely place to stay. Dont expect luxury but just expect things nicely dont. 1) The whole building oozes history 2) There is a fantastic view from the terrace onto Mt Colon 3) The Restaurant serves beautiful tasty food, although it is...

Thank Fell-O_TravellerUK
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This hotel is just fantastic. Although it has all the comfort we expect today, it just feels like if we were set back 100 years. Many parts of the hotel seem to be as they used to be then. The atmosphere is so relaxing. It is ideally locate at the bottom of a glacier and it can be reached by...

Thank Sven R
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were very happy with food and the hotel. Not luxury but good standard. Also Good choice of budget room or normal double rooms. Good value and perfect location for the hiking. Old classic and nice style, down by reception and dining area. We will stay here again.

Thank Rally72
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Some of the "Swiss Historic Hotels" are quite luxurious (for the good or the bad, and it usually comes at a price). Not so this one: It is down-to-earth, and very affordable. We had the Edelweiss room with balcony for 200CHF and did not regret it. It is super silent there, so you can sleep with the balcony doors wide...

Thank gsh_1975
Tampa, Florida, United States
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while hiking the huge route. The location is fantastic. Rooms are a bit dated but comfortable. The rooms have balconies overlooking the valley. We were staying with a group of 11 staying there and having dinner. Once the group came down from the mountain we gathered in the large picnic table area for a beer and snacks and...

Thank David M
kurhausarolla, Responsable réception at Grand Hotel Kurhaus, responded to this review

Hello David, We are happy that you found the location great. About this incident with the server, we would like that you note that we don't have an area for the picnic. The large table is here to take a drink in the bar of the hotel. We think that you could understand that we are a bar, an hotel...

Reviewed 17 July 2016

This place was amazing. Would love to go back there. Meticulously maintained decor since the early 1900s to 1950s (?). Huge games room, plenty of places to sit and read a book. Food was nice in the bare area. We stayed in the cheap rooms with shared bathroom on the top floor, but we still had a great view and...

1Thank ambrosia_everlovely
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We had a most enjoyable stay in this hotel, very comfortable and very Swiss with friendly helpful staff. The evening meal and breakfast were very good. The large cosy lounge with comfortable sofas and a huge log fire are just what was needed on a rainy evening. If we are ever in this area again we would certainly stay in...

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The hotel is Grand indeed, set in a beautiful old pine forest with views over the Arolla valley. Inside, the common areas take you back in time with cozy wood fires when the weather is cool. The highlight for us were the hotel staff who were incredibly friendly and helpful. The only downside were the bedrooms which were small and...

Thank Emma R

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grand Hotel & Kurhaus is located 2100 meters high in the heart of a beautiful pine forest. You can feel the warm atmosphere and the mountain spirit throughout all the building. The rooms offer an unforgettable view of the peaks and ensure perfect relaxation. Access to hiking roads and ski resort directly from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Kurhaus

Address: Foret, route de la 6, Arolla, Evolene 1986, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Valais > Evolene > Arolla
Price Range: $194 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Hotel Kurhaus 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I think each room category has its additional value. We had the Edelweiss with balcony and mountain view.”
gsh_1975, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing mountain are essential”
JimS33875, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Quaint and romantic lounge to read a good book.”
CosendaiB, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room #210 has fine view of mountains”
JDHall7, 5 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The more expensive rooms, with private balconies and unbelievable views, are worth the price.”
SierraWanderer2013, 10 Oct 2013 | Read review
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