Health and safety measures

Esteemed guest

The health of our guests and employees is our most important concern. It is very important to us to implement the decrees that have been passed without exception and to provide the authorities with the best possible support in these challenging times. These measures will also have an impact on our services.

We would be pleased to inform you about the current status of the new offerr:

  • In the lobby and the beautiful garden, we will serve food and beverages to our guests between 11:00 am and 9:30 pm. In the afternoon we also serve patisserie creations by Dietmar Ahring.
  • In the Alpterrassen Restaurant we serve breakfast from 7:30 am to 10:30 am. The buffet offer is largely dispensed with à la carte offers, that are inlcuded in the rate. Every person must wear a face mask in public indoor spaces. This does not apply to guests in restaurants and bars when they are seated at a table. However, when people are on their way to the table or using the toilets, a face mask must be worn.
  • Also, in the Alpterrassen Restaurant we serve dinner frmo 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm, as part of half-board and in compliance with hygiene measures.
  • The à la carte restaurants Schmitte and Gaststübli are open daily from 6:00 pm with the corresponding legal restrictions.
  • As usual, room service is available to all our hotel guests.
  • All restaurants are open for external clients as well. Every person must wear a face mask in public indoor spaces. This does not apply to guests in restaurants and bars when they are seated at a table. However, when people are on their way to the table or using the toilets, a face mask must be worn. The bar is open until 11:00 pm.
  • The entire spa offer is open to hotel guests and a limited number of guests. It is compulsory to wear a mask in wellness and spa.
  • Massages can be booked only from hotel clients normally from Wednesday to Sunday.
  • Events and seminars are allow until 14 people.

Please contact us by phone +41 33 854 58 58 or under info@hotel-schweizerhof.com.

We adhere strictly to the instructions and measures of the Federal Office of Public Health and keep our employees and guests constantly informed of its instructions. Our employees are prepared and sensitised to the exceptional situation and the appropriate treatment of our guests. We monitor the situation and make adjustments on an ongoing basis.

We take our duty of care towards our employees and guests very seriously. We instruct our employees to continue to adhere strictly to the high standards of internal hygiene measures.

All travellers are advised to comply with the protective measures recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).

And, of course, we are personally available to answer any questions you may have by e-mail info@hotel-schweizerhof.com and by telephone on +41 33 854 58 58.

We thank you for your support, your understanding and your loyalty.

Until we meet again, we wish you all the best and stay healthy.

Your Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof

Hans-Rudolf Rütti & Mario Resch
General Manager & Vice Director / Director of Sales & Marketing

HRR MR

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