Aside from airfares, accommodation is likely to take up the largest chunk of your vacation budget so choosing where to stay in Switzerland can be an important part of your trip planning.
I must admit, I spend hours and hours researching where I’m going to stay when I visit Switzerland. I’m quite particular when it comes to accommodation, and even though Switzerland is an expensive destination to visit, I still don’t like to compromise when it comes to the amenities, location and standard of where I’m staying.
Fortunately, there are plenty of different styles of accommodation in Switzerland to choose from. As well as the go-to options of hotels and vacation rentals, there are also hostels, B&Bs, camping options and some quite unique accommodation experiences, too.
I’ll cover all these options – and some important things to consider when you’re choosing where to stay – in this episode of the podcast.
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In this episode I discuss:
- Things to consider before deciding where to stay
- Best accommodation options for families and couples
- What to expect in each style of accommodation
- The many unique accommodation options that are available
- Things to keep in mind before booking your accommodation
- When should you book your accommodation
- Our preferred hotel booking platform is Booking.com
- Search for vacation rentals on Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, Booking.com or Interhome
- You can book hostels in Switzerland on the Swiss Youth Hostels website
- For Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Switzerland, search on bnb.ch
Hotels with infinity pools mentioned in this episode include:
Riffelalp Resort, Hotel Villa Honegg, Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Belvedere Strandhotel and Parkhotel Brenscino Brissago. You can read more about these hotels in this article.
Historic hotels mentioned include: Hotel Giessbach, Grimsel Hospiz and Hotel Stern.
The castle hotels mentioned in this episode include: Romantik Hotel Castello Seeschloss, Schloss Schadau and Chateau d’Ouchy – you can read more about them in our Castle Hotels in Switzerland article.
Our website also includes a number of other accommodation articles and hotel reviews including:
- Unique places to stay in Switzerland
- Glamping and camping in Switzerland
- Affordable accommodation in Switzerland
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