The River House Boutique Hotel stars



The River House Boutique Hotel is one of the most modern establishments in Andermatt, despite a history going back 250 years. It has eight theme rooms, no two of which are alike and all of which feature the kind of extras – a luxury bathtub, WiFi, iPod radio – that are sure to make your stay even pleasanter. Painstakingly restored and lovingly managed with a very personal style, this is a hotel with a high feel-good factor.




This delightful little hotel is situated almost exactly at the half-way mark between the North Sea and the Mediterranean on Europe's best known Alpine pass, the Gotthard.

Those who fall under the mountains' magic spell while passing through here in summer will find the River House Andermatt to be an ideal stopover. The staff here know all the best hiking trails and biking tours.

And those who love snowy winters will find this to be superb skiing country complete with romantic snow-shoe trails and perfectly prepared cross-country trails as well.


A storybook paradise for winter sports – in Uri Canton, centrally located in Switzerland. Andermatt in the Urserntal, a valley so loved and praised by Goethe, is captivating with 125 km (nearly 80 miles) of cross-country trails and ski slopes. The Bernhard Russi Slope, named after the gold medalist in the Winter Olympics in Sapporo, is a popular ski slope on the glacier.Whether beginner or a seasoned veteran, in Andermatt there's a slope that's right for every degree of difficulty. Gemsstock itself offers 26.5 km (around 16.5 miles) of black, 23.5 km (around 15 miles) of red and 6.3 km (nearly 4 miles) of blue slopes. In the summertime, visitors are drawn by green meadows and hiking trails, clear lakes and steep rock walls. Mountain hiking and mountain biking, climbing, golf and fishing are popular attractions.