Nira Alpina

Via dal Corvatsch 76, St. Moritz, Switzerland
70 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Lively
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

If a hotel in Surlej, Switzerland wanted to indulge its quaint side, all the ingredients are in place: the alpine village is nestled in the picturesque Engadin Valley, offering an unobstructed view down the mountain pass to Lake Silvaplana. Here, the sun is shining almost every day of the year, the climate is dry and pleasant, and hardy pleasure-seekers put skis to slopes in winter and bikes to trails in summer. Thankfully, Nira Alpina eschews chalet kitsch in favor of modern construction defined by glass and locally sourced timber. After all, Surlej is just a few minutes’ drive from St. Moritz, the next lake up the road — presumably its visitors are no strangers to contemporary architecture and design.

The five-story structure is appealingly low-slung, and its seventy guest rooms have all been designed in service of the mighty views helpfully provided by the valley. Each room boasts its own terrace or balcony, and the abundance of floor-to-ceiling windows ensure that you’re never far from the panorama. Clean-lined furniture and a preponderance of blond wood chase away any lingering folksiness from the village, while deep baths and waterfall showers make each bathroom a sleek yet welcoming haven. There isn’t a whole lot of aesthetic variation between the rooms, but the junior suites practically double the living space.

While one of Nira Alpina’s three restaurants is all about cheese, fondue and regional beers served among vintage local décor, the rest of the public spaces feel curiously urban-inspired. At the rooftop bar, guests snack on Asian fusion dishes around the glass cube of a fireplace. The same goes for the spa, which makes elements like an underwater relaxation bed and color-changing fountain feel like après-ski classics.

How to get there: Nira Alpina is 2 hours and 30 minutes away by car from Zurich.

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Nira Alpina
Via dal Corvatsch 76, St. Moritz, Switzerland

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Off street parking
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam rooms
  • Gym
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Adjoining rooms
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Garden
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wake-up service
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Business center
  • Bikes available
  • Golf nearby
  • Shopping area nearby
  • EV Charging Station
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Kids' club
  • Tennis court
  • Ski equipment rental
  • Shuttle service
  • Designated smoking area

Need to Know

  • Nira Alpina reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards.
  • 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: 11:00

Credit cards accepted

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