Hotel Edelweiss   Mürren , Switzerland 3 Stars

The views are stunning from this friendly, family-run hotel, which offers very comfortable accommodation and is excellent value for money.

  • The hotel is centrally situated with stunning views
  • Offers very comfortable accommodation
  • Just 5mins from ski lifts
  • Package Summary
  • Half board
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  • Holiday Ref: 18637N
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Hotel Edelweiss

Features

  • Terrace/Balcony
  • Half board

The views are stunning from this friendly, family-run hotel, which offers very comfortable accommodation and is excellent value for money.

Location Centrally located, just 5 minutes’ walk (500m) to the Allmendhubel funicular and 8 minutes’ (800m) to the Schilthorn cable-car for access to the skiing.

Bedrooms 30 Double and twin bedrooms have bath or shower, hairdryer, safe, telephone, radio and satellite TV. South-facing rooms have fabulous views over the valley and onto the mountains.

Meals Very good buffet breakfast and 3-4 course evening meal with choice of main. Weekly ‘Pasta Festival’ and occasional cheese fondue. Christmas and New Year gala dinners included. V

Facilities Comfortable attractive reception area and lounge with open fireplace; well-furnished dining room; small café/bar with à la carte menu; sun terrace; ski storage with boot heating; Wi-Fi (FREE); lift.

FREE use of resort swimming pool and ice rink

Mürren Resort Info

Mürren is one of the original ski resorts, developed by Brits in the '20s, remaining a favourite nowadays. There isn't a great range of skiing for all abilities, but 2 things draw people back every time. First is the stupendous scenery that provides views into Germany, France and Italy. Second are the black runs down from the Schilthorn and great off-piste at Blumental, which many advanced skiers find worth the journey alone. If you want more varied skiing you can slide across the Lauterbrunnen Valley. This provides access to the Wengen and Grindelwald slopes, which largely please the intermediate audience. This is best done in the week, as queues build up at the weekend. Add a small-but-stunning village, picture-postcard chalets and no cars and you have one of the great Alpine spots.

There isn't much to Mürren in terms of nightlife, but what there is really hots up at the weekend. During the day the non-skier might find themselves with a lack of activities. The mountain restaurants won't be winning many awards any time soon, but the hotel restaurants are more than adequate.

Access to the village is provided by train or gondola, definitely adding to the Alpine ambience. The revolving restaurant, Piz Gloria (at 2970m) is as good a place as any to enjoy the views. If for nothing else you really must try Mürren for the scenery.

More Mürren resort information

Mürren Snow & Weather


Snow Report - 22 Dec 2014
Last snowed 20-Dec-2014
Fresh snow10 cm
Lower slopes12 cm
Upper slopes48 cm
Pistes
Piste stateFair
Runs to resortClosed
Off piste snowLimited
CommentsSki/board conditions are okay, more snow would be good
Lifts open9
Lifts total15

Snow Overview - Switzerland  (snow news updated 22-Dec-2014)

It was a very mixed picture on Thursday 18th in the Swiss Alps. Up to 30cm of fresh snow fell on Wednesday and overnight, but warm temperatures brought rain up to 2,500m for most resorts during Thursday. At altitude some good amounts of new snow will have accumulated, but lower down much of yesterday’s fall will be washed away. The greatest amount of snow fell in the Bernese Oberland, at resorts such as Gstaad (0/65cm), Wengen (0/25cm) and Crans-Montana (5/40cm). However due to Thursday’s rain, only very limited skiing was available at these resorts and heavy piste conditions were prevalent below 2,500m. The best skiing during the week has been at altitude, with the pick of the conditions at Zermatt (5/95cm) and Saas-Fee (25/190cm) up at altitude. New snow should improve the piste conditions for the weekend, but resort runs may become icy once the forecast cooler weather arrives on Saturday. After a warm and mostly sunny Friday, Saturday should bring much colder weather and the potential for some light snowfall, especially in the north of Switzerland.

European Weather Outlook

The weather across Europe is set to be predominantly sunny as we move into next week. Some clouds could deliver fresh snow at the start of the weekend but this will mostly be in Andorra, Austria, Germany and Switzerland. This will not be enough to dramatically enhance the overall riding conditions but fresh snow is still a nice thing to receive. Next week will then be predominantly sunny with the freezing level rising to over 3,000m for Tuesday 23rd December before plummeting again to around 1,000m for Christmas. There is good news for Christmas too as further fresh snowfall is forecast on Christmas Day or Boxing Day at most European resorts. Norway and Sweden are forecast a different week to most of Europe though, with fresh snow predicted on most days. The Swedish resort of Salen may be the exception here though as less snow may land at this resort. The Scottish resorts should see a similarly cloudy week to the Scandinavian resorts although rain may result at times and strong winds are expected, which could affect lift operations. Fresh snowfall is forecast at times though, and Christmas visitors could be in for a great time with snow on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.


All snow report information supplied by Ski Club of Great Britain Ski Club of Great Britain