The Capra

Lomattenstrasse 6, Saas-Fee, Switzerland
24 Rooms
Modern Design & Lively
Starting at:
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taxes included per/nt
Even by the lofty standards of Swiss alpinism, the village of Saas-Fee is something else. “Pearl of the Alps” might seem a confusing nickname until you plop yourself in the heart of this gabled, car-free hamlet, from whose perspective the surrounding snow-capped four-thousanders distinctly take on the aspect of an oyster’s lip. Ski resorts around here have embraced intimacy in size and scope — rather than compete with the grandeur of the mountains, they take pride in a humble familiarity with the land. Snow globes rather than glow snobs, if you will. Into this elegant tableau we welcome a relative newcomer: The Capra Saas-Fee.

There are just a couple dozen suites under these particular gables, which is actually for the best; this way, all of them get private balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows, the better to take the measure of the peaks. Handsome natural wood and stone surfaces make for a warm, reassuring counterpoint, amply insulated from the chill via area rugs and heated hardwood floors. Contemporary elements — Bluetooth entertainment systems, recessed lighting, Nespresso machines — neatly synthesize the aesthetic, lending convenience and functionality to the bespoke, earth-tone furnishings. These rooms are well-suited for restful sleep, to be sure, but they’re also an absolute pleasure to wake up in.

“Capra” is Latin for mountain goat, the unofficial mascot of the Valais area; doubtless you’ll work up a ravenous appetite between traveling, the pistes, and all the health and wellness work you’re doing in the hotel’s expansive spa — and luckily the food and beverage offerings cater to palates more discriminating than a goat’s. Take the edge off with local cheese and a Valais vintage at the cozy bar and lounge, complete with a ruminative fireplace and a very browsable miscellany of books. Or settle in for seasonal farm-to-table fare at the Capra’s Brasserie — and if you’re present on a Thursday night it’s worth booking a spot at the Chef’s Table for a five-course set menu served in the hotel’s wine cellar.

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Location

The Capra
Lomattenstrasse 6, Saas-Fee, Switzerland

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Bar
  • Wine Cellar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour room service
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Turkish bath
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Yoga
  • Steam rooms
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wake-up service
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Bikes available
  • Golf nearby
  • Wine tours nearby
  • Shopping area nearby
  • EV Charging Station
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Shuttle service

Need to Know

  • Children aged 2 and under stay free of charge.
  • Eligible Plus reservations: Credits and discounts will be applied at check-out in local currency unless otherwise noted. Credits are valid toward incidentals only and will be forfeited if not used.
Check in: 15:00
Check out: 12:00

Credit cards accepted

Sustainability Measures and Certifications

We ask every hotel in our selection how they are working to make a positive impact on the planet and in their community. This hotel has confirmed the following measures are in place.
Guest Rooms and Public Spaces
  • Conserves energy when rooms are empty
  • Uses energy-efficient heating and cooling
  • Uses energy-efficient lighting
  • Stocks eco-friendly shampoo and soap
  • Gives guests the option to reuse linens and towels
  • No single-use plastic straws
  • No single-use plastic toiletries
  • Provides charging for electric vehicles
Dining
  • Sources produce from local farms
  • Creates seasonal menus from locally sourced produce
  • Offers vegan menu options
  • Sells or donates surplus food
  • Composts food waste
  • Reduces food waste
Community and Environment
  • Purchases from locally owned businesses
  • Hires locally with fair wages, benefits, and advancement
  • Actively supports the needs of the local community
  • Trains staff in sustainability best practices
  • Trains staff in local cultural heritage
  • Measures and reduces water waste
  • Measures and reduces carbon emissions

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