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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Terrace Engelberg
Awesome hotel. Amazing view, amazing breakfast and loved the donnas. The beds were two singles but it was clean and nice.
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Our first time skiing the Swiss Alps!!
We were able to find cheapish ski equipment in St.Gallen from this amazing guy that spoke English for only 50 francs for the whole weekend which was about 200 frans cheaper than at a resort, so we strapped on our backpacks and grabbed our gear and took a 3 hour train ride to Engelberg! We met about 10 …
... on this one. It was quite short and then we got onto the third one, again holding around 30 people however revolving on the way up so everyone could get a view out all directions. When we got to the top we noticed a difference in the temperature however it was still a good temperature to wear jeans and t-shirts.
We headed straight out of the building and into the snow. The weather was perfect! We wandered around in the snow and up the top of the ...
A horse drawn carriage with the thickest, warmest blankets took us for a good 40 minute tour of the Swiss mountain village of Engelberg. There were several family ski resorts that were open but struggling because of the lack of fresh snow. The ...
Lunch was expensive. We bought a sandwich, a bagel, a salad and a quiche for over 40 Australian dollars! Ouch.
The fog was a feature of the trip (you know it's been a quiet day when the fog is a feature) with thick fog covering the countryside in places. At times we had about 30 to 40 metres visibility.
As we reached Switzerland, we started getting glimpses of the Swiss Alps and snow. Very ...
... and in no time at all, we were parked up and knocking on the door. I felt a bit apprehensive on two counts. Firstly, she was not expecting us and was now 77 years old. Secondly, she nor her husband can speak one word of English! The last time I had seen her, I had been with another of my mothers' school friends, Lineli, and I had not understood hardly anything they had said, though admittedly they had been talking in Schweizerdeutsch, a ...