Hotel Alpina & Savoy, Crans Montana

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Location - where is Hotel Alpina & Savoy

  • The ‘Crans Cry d’Er’ gondola is accessed through the hotel garden less than 3 minutes’ walk away (300m).
  • The centre of Crans is less than 5 minutes’ walk away.
  • The free resort bus stops just at the end of the hotel drive for quick access to Montana.

Overview - hotel description - Hotel Alpina & Savoy description

New to our programme for Winter 13/14, the traditional Alpina & Savoy is one of the oldest hotels in the resort and has been family-run for over 100 years. It enjoys a quiet, elevated position between Crans and Montana, only 300m from the ski lifts, and offers good facilities, including large indoor pool, as well as spectacular panoramic views.

Families - any extra notes for parents with children

Family friendly facilities - additional info: Ski inclusive child prices from £549! Children up to 6yrs fly, stay and ski free when travelling with 2 adults!

Facilities - Hotel Alpina & Savoy features

  • ’Alpina SPA’ area with large indoor swimming pool, sauna, solarium; fitness room (all free)
  • Massage and beauty treatments on request (pay locally)
  • Large breakfast and dining room with spectacular panoramic views
  • Piano bar
  • Large south-facing sun terrace
  • Cosy a la carte ‘Stubli’ restaurant
  • Games room with billiards
  • Pianist during high season
  • Ski storage with boot heating facility
  • Wi-Fi throughout (free)
  • Lift

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

  • 45. All the spacious twin rooms are traditionally-furnished and have bath or shower, flat screen TV with some English channels, telephone, safe and minibar.
  • ‘Standard’ rooms can be on either side of the hotel.
  • Larger ‘Superior’ rooms with sitting corner are guaranteed south-facing with balcony and enjoy wonderful panoramic views of the Alps.

Meals - food and drink in Hotel Alpina & Savoy

  • Hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • 4 course evening meal with choice of main course, plus salad buffet
  • Occasional buffet and Swiss speciality evenings
  • Christmas and New Year gala dinners included

Special dietary requirements catered for: • Gluten Free • Vegan • Vegetarian

We update Hotel Alpina & Savoy's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Resort - about Crans Montana - about holidays in Crans Montana - about ski holidays in Crans Montana - about ski holidays in Crans Montana Switzerland

Sunny ski area Quiet intermediate skiing

With 140km of sunny slopes, heaps of history, posh shops and mouth-watering local cheese and wine, Crans Montana has a lot going for it... and if that wasn’t enough, it’s often said to have some of the best views in Europe.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Foodies Families Scenery

Crans Montana webcam

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Snow History: December average depth 69.17cm

Crans Montana trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Geneva190km 2h10
Basel275km 2h47
Zurich305km 3h20
Region:Switzerland, Valais
First opened:1911

Crans Montana lift pass price last reported as CHF 326 (Adult 6 days). Ask for a quote when booking Hotel Alpina & Savoy.
Night skiing: Yes
Crans Montana has S facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December to April.

Town altitude: 1500m
Top of slopes: 3000m
Bottom of piste: 1500m
Vertical drop: 1500m
Total length of trails:140km
Longest piste:Barzettes, 12km
Crans Montana is formed of two towns - Crans-sur-Sierre and Montana - which were merged in the 60s to form the ski resort we know today. Crans is the more fashionable, with shops like Cartier and Gucci lining the streets while with a more down-to-earth vibe, Montana has livelier après ski and cheaper places to eat. The resort itself is less Swiss chocolate box and more a mix of different architecture but once you’re out on the mountain you’ll enjoy some incredible scenery: high up on a sun-drenched plateau...
The four main lifts that take you up to the different parts of the mountain are accessible via the local ski bus. Children and complete novices will learn the basics in the ‘Snow Island’ area – which serves as the golf course in the summer months and has some lovely gentle nursery slopes. The magic carpet here is perfect for little children, and much easier to use than a drag lift if you are a total novice. The Discovery area has a beginners only ‘Secure’ run near the Verdets lift, and there’s also a fu...
The après is laid back and quiet but with over 130 restaurants and bars and 3 nightclubs, there’s still lots to do. Zerodix (at the end of the blue Crans piste by the Cry D’Er lift station) is a hotspot for lively après ski drinks and snacks. New additions include 180 degrees at the Crans Ambassador Hotel (you can ski to it) and the Memphis Bar and Lounge in Crans. For a bit of insider knowledge about the local tipples, visit Ratatouille for wine tastings and Brasserie La Marmotte to sample the local b...

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