The Chedi Andermatt has brought a new level of luxury to the traditional Alpine village of Andermatt as Asian slick meets Alpine chic. With its sumptuous rooms and suites and incredible facilities, guests can enjoy the relatively quiet slopes of the area during the day, and relax in fabulous surroundings during the evenings with impeccable service at your fingertips. In Winter the courtyard features a fabulous private ice rink.
Large lounges with roaring open fires, library, wine and cigar libraries, the Club House, après ski bar, Spa, ski butler and 24 hour in-room service are just a taste of what guests can enjoy. When it comes to eating, there are four gourmet restaurants with a choice of cuisine and views from the signature Japanese restaurant specialising in tempura and sashimi to the more relaxed Swiss and Italian specialities in the Club House with its sun-drenched terrace. One of the highlights is the five metre high cheese and wine cellar in the Restaurant.
The award-winning 2,400 sqm Spa and Wellness centre is lavishly equipped with a state of the art gym, spectacular indoor pool, a hydrothermal pool, a relaxation area and treatment rooms offering holistic therapies.
The hotel's ski butler service can arrange hire equipment, deliver and collect your equipment from the slopes (so no hauling skis around), service and store your skis and are also a wealth of information for snow conditions and insider tips for the local ski area. Andermatt is a little known Swiss resort with around 78 miles of amazing and uncrowded slopes, you can also book the services of the ski butler to haul your skis to and from the slopes and sort out your The village is steeped in Alpine history, with its location between three mountain passes. The village itself lies at 1,444m, with snowsure terrain across two mountains - Nätschen and Gemsstock (top station 2,963m), and an easy 20-minute train ride away, the red runs of Sedrun on the Oberalppass are well worth the trip.
What makes the Chedi Andermatt special is that it's subtle and not at all ostentatious. Service is slick and discreet as you would expect from a Chedi and the clever use of natural stone, wood and fire in the décor really does give a cosy feel. It simply is a truly special place to stay.