Best Western Hotel Storchen
Travel Blogs from Schoenenwerd
... from the winter. Then the rocks took over and the cogwheels worked their way through the dark tunnels and into the Pilatus station 7,000 feet up. It is a tad shorter than Pike's Peak which is 9,000 feet or so; you get the picture. As we exited the cogwheel we had to climb some very shallow stairs, Pete and I mistakenly made fun of these child-stairs until we reached the top and where out of breath because of the altitude change. Geesh! I've never felt ...
... Brauerei, situated on the banks of the Reuss, where we spent hours enjoying the sunshine, people watching, and the brewery's own wheat beers. From our table we had a good view of the famous landmark, the Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücker), a 14th century wooden bridge and of the Jesuitenkirch on the opposite bank of the ...
... joined us for the view. There were scatters of icy snow around but it's not quite cold enough yet. After an amazing brownie, and a coffee that cost about $7 Australian, we got the worlds steepest cog train back down the mountain. It was such an old train and we were watching the driver control all the ancient looking buttons, gears and steering wheel. On the way down we saw mountain bikers and hikers venturing up and ...
... watches instead. Tom's is Swiss Military, mine is Tissot. Our Longines can have a rest. After lunch we came back to the hotel (which is situated quite centrally) and I did my washing. At 6pm with had drinks and nibblies with the Insight group in the Penthouse bar to celebrate one of our passengers being on her second Insight Tour. Tomorrow we're off to ...
... here - Concrete - so get yourself a drill ASAP. Or find yourself a guy friend or neighbour :0)
Curtains: Well I brought mine from home, but they are useless cause the system here is a "track system" for most flats. Pin them in the track.
Verticals: No need to buy verticals! They are included and located on the outside. So only have to concentrate on getting curtains :0)
Locks: Every room, and even ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed