Europe’s steepest Postbus route climbs from Kiental up to an Alpine gem from another time: Built in 1910 in the style of a Swiss chalet, this hotel brings history to life. The garden chairs and tables date from around that time, and the organically grown building offering rooms without WLAN access, cell phone reception and TV is rich in nostalgic charm and offers unique peace and tranquillity.


The nostalgic hotel on the mountain! Experience the Swiss alpine world in its purest and original beauty. You’re given the opportunity to flee the rush of daily life and calm down in an marvellous surrounding and family friendly ambience. We offer you an unspoiled atmosphere where no cell phone will disrupt the silence and where you can leave daily grind behind you. Feel how the sun rays softly warm your skin while your eyes are resting gently on the sublime landscape. The adventurous journey on Europe’s steepest postal bus route will make sure your stay doesn’t lack any excitement. What does it feel like to eat and sleep in a historical setting from ancient times? Find out and immerse yourself into a fascinating world where you can discover the luxury of simplicity.

Swiss Historic Hotel

The historic atmosphere of the chalet surrounded by lush Alpine meadows and rugged peaks has captivated many visitors: In 1981, the hotel was one of the shooting locations for the film adaptation of Thomas Mann’s “Magic Mountain”. In 2016, it was named the Swiss “Historic Hotel of the Year”. Indeed, all guests embark on a journey through time. Enjoy the breathtaking mountain scenery from the hotel terrace and the home-made, grandma-style meat loaf served in the restaurant.

Hotel offers

  • The Pochtenalp story

    2 nights, Experience this lovely mountain hotel just as it was 100 years ago!Guests who spend two nights or... from CHF 420
    Offer Detail

    Price per double room
    valid: 20.08.2019 - 20.10.2019

    Learn more about The Pochtenalp story


  • Private car parks
  • Public parking
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Panoramic view
  • Indoor play area
  • Garden
  • Non smoking hotel
  • Very quiet location



Hotel Waldrand
3723 Kiental

Phone +41 (0)33 676 12 08


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Hotel Waldrand
3723 Kiental
Phone +41 (0)33 676 12 08

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