For lovers of Historic Hotels
Built in 1896, the hotel is nestled harmoniously in a wild and romantic valley. It has always been a place of culture - Josephine Baker performed here in 1968 on Christmas Eve. International Mountain Book Fair at the beginning of July every year. Various historical exhibitions, regular interesting guided hotel tours. The well-known comic artist Cosey found the inspiration for his book "A la recherche de Peter Pan" [In Search of Peter Pan] here.
The Grand Hôtel and Kurhaus is situated as following: - Altitude : 2000m - 10 minutes away from the village of Arolla and bus stop "Arolla Poste" on foot - 20 minutes from Les Haudères, 25 minutes from Evolène and 50 minutes from Sion by car - 2 hours drive from Lausanne, 2 hours and a half from Geneva Airport Geneva : 205 kms Basel : 285 kms Zürich : 320 kms Sion : 41 kms From Geneva, Vallorbe, Basel, Aoste or Brig join the highway Geneva-Lausanne-Montreux-Martigny-Sion East by car. In Sion East, set off to the right to the Val d' Hérens through Vex, Evolène, Les Haudères, and Arolla." Grand Hôtel and Kurhaus " is above the village (41kms away from Sion). Closest train station from the hotel : Sion Transport from Sion to Arolla : bus called “Car postal” directly in front of train station