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- total hedonism throughout
- plethora of amenities—many unique to this establishment
- so expensive it hurts
- 15-minute walk uphill from town
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Towering over tiny Gstaad, this fantasyland castle is as costly as it looks. Although it cozily refers to itself as a family "pension" (albeit the largest in Switzerland), it has a wonderful spa, tennis and squash courts, chauffeured Rolls-Royces, and other amenities. There's a gorgeous indoor-outdoor pool, with glass floor that's placed on top for dancing on winter nights. Conscientious travelers worried about missing out on the local experience, rest assured: the guest rooms are lavished with appropriately rustic touches such as heavy curtains and padded headboards, though you could almost play hockey in the sprawling tiled baths. The kitchen serves four lavish restaurants, with renowned guest chefs conducting weeks of special cuisines from around the world.
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Just back less than a week ago from my 8 day/night solo trip to Bern.
Stayed in a 333 year-old building apartment (VRBO) a half block from Bern's famous Muenster and half a block from Clock Tower.
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There is no way our trip would have been so enjoyable without the suggestions from the fodor community so a BIGGGGG thank you!
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