Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

St Moritz

Hotel Giardino Mountain
Blending Alpine-style elements with contemporary decor, the Hotel Giardino Mountain is a design hotel that doesn’t disappoint.
Kulm Spa
Found at the regal Kulm Hotel in St Moritz, the Kulm Spa is a decadent oasis with an impressive menu of treatments and range of facilities.
Viva Sportiva
Viva Sportiva is great place to hire off-piste equipment - the staff is very knowledgeable.
Suvretta Snowsports
Said to be one of the best ski schools in Switzerland, Suvretta's instructors are all of a high standard; indeed, you will want to be on the mountains with these people!
Chesa Veglia
Everyone who is anyone has eaten at Chesa Veglia at some point With three different restaurants housed in the same building, visitors have a dizzying array of choices.
Club Med Roi Soleil
With all facilities included, and plenty of provisions made for babies and children, Club Med Roi Soleil is a great place for a stress-free family holiday.
Corviglia
Easy to acccess from town, Corviglia will suit those wanting a challenge. We recommend finding a guide, though.
Devil’s Place
Devil's Place has been featured in the Guinness Book of records for its incredible whiskey collection; indeed, if you're a fan you want to be disappointed.
Post Haus
Like a phoenix from the flames, the Post Haus has now reopened after being badly damaged in a fire. Praise the Lord.
The Chasellas
It's extremely difficult to snag a table at The Chasellas, but once you're in you'll be treated to lipsmackingly good Swiss and international food.
Samedan
Samedan is a delightful spa with a heated pool on the roof terrace and amazing views of the mountains.
Mirko Pietrobelli
70-year-old Mirko has more knowledge and experience on the slopes than most younger guides put together, and is well-versed in the secrets of the slopes.
Shopping
St Moritz is a great place to shop, with big name brands represented everywhere. It's a fashionista's dream!
Badrutt’s Palace
Popular with the jet-setting apres-ski crowd, Badrutt's Palace has everything you can expect from a five-star rating. And so much more.
Carlton Hotel
Stylish and comfortable, the Carlton Hotel combines slick modern design with old-fashioned attentive customer service. What more do you want?
Rote Bar
Chic and upmarket, Rote Bar is an excellent place to have a relaxing drink while listening to live music and admiring the art work permanently on display in the bar.
Chalet Chesetta
Super glam chalet tucked away in the little village of Silvaplana, Chalet Chesetta is one of the finest in the Alps
Bergrestaurant Trutz
The views from Bergrestaurant Trutz are stunning, and the food lives up to the sights.
Corvatsch
Corvatch has a wilder, untamed feel to it than Corviglia. Snow also tends to be softer, and lasts longer on these slopes; great if you are here towards the end of the season!
Chesa Chantarella
Chesa Chantarella is a cosy restaurant that offers sumptuous Swiss fare with an excellent wine selection.
Dracula’s Ghost Rider’s Club
You wouldn't guess from its name, but Dracula's Ghost Rider's Club is an ultra-exclusive venue with a star-studded membership. See and be seen on this scene.
Lagalb
Lagalb is an eerily quiet slope, and is great for those who prefer to ski in solitude.
Finale
Popular with locals, Finale is a great place to go for an after-ski beer.
Restorant Dorta
Situated in a 500-year-old farmhouse, Restorant Dorta is as charming as mountain restaurants get - accompanied, of course, by excellent local food. Try the dumplings - they really are to-dine-for.
Erich Buchi
Erich is a highly experienced guide with a real love of nature. Spending the day with Erich is an eye-opening experience, to say the least.
MTZ Heilbad St Moritz
As St. Moritz's most famous spa, Heliabad offers a variety of facilities from steam rooms and baths.
Monopol
Monopol is good value hotel with an excellent spa and restaurant. Enough said.
Heuser
Heuser is an elegant place for a post-ski drink; indulge!
Lele (Emanuele) Foglia
A reassuring presence on the slopes, Lele's lively personality makes spending the day in his company a real pleasure.
Ski Cool School
A small school, with a boutique feel; Ski Cool Ski School has a number of British-trained English-speaking instructors for Brits abroad.
Suvretta House
With a secluded fairytale castle feel, Suvretta House is one of St Moritz's super-stays.
Sports
St Moritz isn't all skiing! Visit the lake for a chance to participate in a range of exciting alternative sports.
Cascade
St Moritz Ski School
One of the largest ski schools in the resort, St. Moritz School School offers English-speaking instructors on request.
Chesa Pirani
Famous for using fresh and locally sourced food in original and mouthwatering ways, the delightful farmhouse restaurant at Chesa Pirani is well worth the visit.
Cascade
A reasonably priced restaurant, with a stylish Art Deco interior, Cascade serves traditional Italian cuisine with flare. Both the fish dishes and the homemade pasta are delicious.
Churrascaria Innfall
Small and unpretentious, Churrascaria Innfall serves the best steak in town. A meat lovers-paradise!
Hotel Garni
A good option for travellers on a budget, Hotel Garni is centrally located with a good pizzeria and bar.
Grischuna
An elegant interior compliments delicious Italian cuisine at Grischuna; we recommend the seafood.
El Paradiso
Trendy yet traditional, El Paradiso has been described as Switzerland's finest ski hut. What else do you need to know?

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