Mürren lies on the foot of the Schilthorn whose panoramic restaurant offered the beautiful location for the 1960’s James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.” A few of the solid stayed on the Resort Eiger through the filming and naturally, there’s a 007 suite named after the well-known spy.
The lodge 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 formidable indoor heated swimming pool providing mountain views as you set within the lengths. There’s additionally a stunning terrace with probably the most wonderful alpine views.
You’re proper within the coronary heart of the Jungfrau right here, so the lodge makes a snug base for having fun with contemporary air, taking walks lengthy and brief and luxuriating within the wellness services, all recharging your batteries with pure alpine power. The village is car-free so that you’re assured peace and quiet.
Forty rooms and 10 suites provide understated class and, in addition to the standard services,
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’ll sit within the Jacuzzi gazing on the snow-capped mountains. The Spa has a sauna, samarium and solarium and affords an intensive therapeutic massage programme. There’s additionally a completely geared up fitness center.
For conferences, there are two seminar rooms, furnished with technical tools for shows and banquets for as much as 130 might be organised within the Eiger panoramic restaurant.
Foods and drinks
The Eiger Saal is the principle restaurant with large mountain views. Meals is regionally sourced and ingenious, drawing on Swiss and Italian traditions. In the event 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 lodge’s homeowners, make the spherical of tables each night time, enquiring concerning the meals and your keep.
Breakfast is a copious buffet with contemporary croissants, Swiss muesli, mountain cheese, bacon and eggs, salmon, yoghurt and a glass of prosecco – a fantastic alpine begin on your day.
The Eiger Stübli is an intimate area serving a alternative of one of the best 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?
Sure freed from cost all through.
How a lot
Costs begin at 180CHF and embrace buffet-style breakfast and free use of the indoor pool, wellness centre and fitness center.
What’s close by?
The lodge 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 various signed climbing trails beginning simply exterior the lodge. In winter 52km of pistes within the Mürren-Schilthorn space cater for skiers and snowboarder. Different actions embrace ice skating, curling and tobogganing.
SWISS affords weekly flights from the UK to Zurich and Geneva. A technique fares begin from £80. From the airport, it’s a practice journey to Lauterbrunnen on the Swiss Journey System community with a Swiss Journey Cross providing limitless journey for £186 for three days in second class. The Lauterbrunnen-Mürren Rail & Cableway hyperlinks Lauterbrunnen with Mürren.