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What We Love

  • The enormous breakfast buffet (included in the rate), which includes meats, cheeses, muesli, yogurt, fruit, bread, eggs and bacon
  • Free sleds available directly from the hotel in the winter, and free mountain-bike rentals in summer
  • Alpine mountain views from South facing guestrooms
  • The vast outdoor thermal infinity pool, with amazing views of the mountains
  • A children’s playroom with toys, TV and kid-friendly DVDs, a Wii and a PlayStation
  • Free cake in the winter garden at 4 p.m. daily

What To Know

  • The sauna and steam room zone is clothing-optional, and most guests take it all off
  • Across the street from the bus station, with connections to Switzerland’s swift and extensive train network
  • The hotel lends out laptops if you’ve left yours at home
  • The restaurant serves hearty modern alpine cuisine with mostly local ingredients; be sure to reserve in advance
  • Valet parking costs approximately $27 (garage) or $22 (outside) in winter, and $16 (garage) or $11 (outside) in summer and is filled on a first come, first served basis. There is also public parking nearby
  • WiFi and DVD rentals are free

Amenities

  •  Restaurant
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Overview

The Review

From the playful parade of boots that greeted me inside the front entrance to the minimalist slate walls and open fireplace beyond, I quickly realized that the Cambrian was a modern design hotel with a sense of fun. The lobby is a sea of dark gray and natural wood — with a black-and-white cow-print piano. Next to the elevators, the light fixture commands your attention: It’s an illuminated pillow-size bundle of white that resembles a cottonball suspended from the ceiling, slowly bending and swirling over your head.

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The Cambrian’s 71 guestrooms are soothing, elegant affairs in brown and beige, with Barcelona chairs and thick blackout curtains. There are cowhide cubes that double as chairs, and colorful mosaic-tiled bathrooms. Room size increases as you move up the categories, but the style remains consistent.

Off the lobby the sun terrace and winter garden — a cube of glass that extends out with gape-worthy views – summon you to kick back and play cards or a boardgame, or just gaze at the alpine peaks. The award-winning spa and wellness area has an exterior thermal infinity pool with massage jets and stellar mountain views. Water cascades down one side of the slate walls in the pool area, and the ceiling, of inky-black dotted with tiny lights, resembles a starry night sky. The adjacent steam room and Finnish sauna surround a pristine Bisazza mosaic tile centerpiece. At the end of the day, unwind with a cocktail or a bite in Scott’s bar, where a combination of timber and illuminated blue glass dominate. Après-ski doesn’t get classier than this.

How to Get There

The Cambrian Adelboden
Dorfstrasse 7
Adelboden, 03715 Switzerland

Reviews

Beautiful hotel with fantastic views
Eva C

The service at the reception as well as in the restaurant was very good. Our room was nice, clean, spacious and with fantastic views of the surrounding mountains. The food in the restaurant was delicious and the cocktails in the bar too. We found the outdoor pool very nice, if a little crowded at times. The wellness centre is lovely, relaxing and spacious.

Excellent Stay for a few day's
Hansjoerg R

We stayed at The Cambrain for a few days to relax a bit and enjoy nice autumn in Adelboden. The Hotel is in a modern style. We had a room to the south with a small balcony and the view was incredable beautiful. The room itself was big and clean including a TV area with sofa and coffee machine. The stuff was friendly in the whole Hotel (Lobby, Bar, Restaurant) and very helpful. Also the breakfast buffet has all what you need, from fresh bred, eggs, traditional Swiss Jerky, Salmon and many other things as well. The SPA includes two pools, one indoor, one outdoor pool with a great view into the mountains. Inside you can relax in a Finnish Sauna or a Steam Bath in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Overall a perfect stay

Rey relaxing
EZ63

Since we have to be objective in our reviews, we will let feelings apart.
Switzerland is perfect, the scenery is wonderful and that particular hotel is very welcoming vis a vis its guests.
Clean, net and friendly staff make it somewhere we will come back to when hiking or skiing would be on the program.
I highly recommend that hotel and that wonderful region