How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Multilingual staff
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Victoria-Lauberhorn Wengen
Travel Blogs from Wengen
... I still prefer observing people or contemplate my life to reading news on the phone.
Heavy snow outside makes a wonderful view for people from hot places. It's been a while since I last saw such big snow. Icy, not fluffy, melt right away because the temp is above 0. My friend bathes in hot spring while snow flakes falling on his head. I did not bring my swimsuit, and had no intention to do so as I still prefer to observe from afar.
... in 2005 the region had record rainfalls that washed out many of the roads and train lines. I've never been put off by rain, but was forced to shelter in one of these sheds during one of the worst downpours. Wengen lost its electricity and train service. I had to be helicoptered out!
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Four different trains from Zurich airport get me to Wengen in the Jungfrau Region of the Swiss Alps, a place I'm well familiar with having walked in these mountains at least eight times before.
Lugging my suitcases and backpack from platform to platform is always a challenge, particularly with three train and platform changes on the way. I coped okay but was really glad to at last arrive at the hotel very weary at 6.00 ...
... Switzerland so as to not miss any of the scenery. The countryside is nothing like you have ever seen before - everything is green. Everything. I've also never seen snow before, so I got a little bit excited when I spotted my first snow-capped mountain in the distance. What also amazed me was the enormous lakes surrounding the villages. They were so large and so blue that you'd be forgiven for thinking that they were the ocean.
We arrived ...
... three highest mountains, Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau, which are covered in eye-blindingly white snow, ice, and glaciers that stand out against a deep blue sky.
Our hotel, the Alpenrose, is about is picturesque as it gets. We have a balcony with a decorative cut-out design and three window boxes of geraniums. We look across a small valley at a scary bergbahn that goes straight up a mountain to one of the ...