Stayed during a very busy half term week. Hotel coped superbly - service never faltered. Special mention to the hotel ski shop staff who were exceptionally kind and patient. Only minor niggle was dinner. Food very good quality but eye wateringly expensive.
Traveller from London
Located just above the village of Crans-Montana, 600mt from the center, the Crans Ambassador reopens its doors after a full …More
We stayed 8nts in Feb2010. Rooms are small but very clean. We would recommend paying for the south side which has a beautiful view. The staff is very pleasant and helpful – esp. "Badjo" who drives the shuttle - a good deal (20CHF per week) for daily ride to the nearest lift (Les Violettes). Hotel seems very close to the gondola but it is a steep climb.
The breakfast is good (fresh bread, croissants, boiled eggs, cold meats, cheese, yogurt, fruit, cereal, muesli). For 25CHF per day you can add the nightly supper (we didn't since we met friends each night and spent a lot more for restaurants). On the web it states that there is free internet and bottled water in the rooms. This is not so - the internet is pay-as-you-go (10CHF for 5 hrs) and the water bottles are 4CHF (a lot for a small bottle).
The staff was very accommodating when we left. We had to leave at 5 a.m. to drive to Geneva Airport (about a 2 hour drive away) and they arranged for a picnic breakfast the night before which we kept in our room fridge and ate in the car (ham and cheese sandwiches, bottled water and fruit). Nice touch.
If you bring a car be prepared for the fact that the parking, while free, is very limited. We were there during the busiest season and the cars were jammed together and had to be shuffled if anyone needed to get out. we just left the car parked for the entire stay and walked or used the free bus service.
The staff was exceptionally gracious and helpful, and would do anything to help.
The rooms were nice and clean, and the small bar & restaurant was also good.
It's a 10 minute walk to Montana, where they have more bars and restaurants, and Crans is also close by...where all the major shopping boutiques are.
We were visiting our kids at Bluche, and this was a very convenient hotel for the visit.
Traveller from Ketchikan, AK
Our chalet style hotel offers you every modern confort of today. Only 300m away you can find: Indoor and outdoor tennis …More
Near shops and lots of restaurants, just across the road from the funicular to Crans Montana. Two hundred yards from the railway station of the excellent pleasant town by the Rhone. Worth a stop . nearby tourist office . Lots to do.
This 3-Star Hotel Casino is situated in the heart of the City of Sierre, just opposite the cable car Sierre-Crans-Montana. …More
In the Valais Alps, high above the Rhone valley, Crans Montana draws people for the great skiing and hiking areas of Plaine Morte. Also a golf paradise thanks to the Severiano Ballesteros and the Jack Nicklaus golf courses, it offers excellent shopping, a casino, and plenty of lakes for swimming or touring. The Summer Festival is rich in events.
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