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Swiss Hotel Inside An Observatory

At Switzerland’s Kulmhotel Gornergrat, guests sleep among the mountains and under the stars. The establishment is home to an observatory that has drawn astronomers from around the world.

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The lack of light pollution and dry air create the optimal conditions for stargazing. At an elevation of over 10,000 feet, it is the highest hotel in Switzerland, nestled among a mountain range that includes the Matterhorn.

The unique location, breathtaking panorama amidst the 29 four-thousander peaks and pure mountain air – all combined with Wallis hospitality.


Make the Kulm Hotel Gornergrat a gathering place for climbing enthusiasts, skiers, sun worshippers and stargazers. This unique hotel has 22 modern rooms with a total of 46 beds.All of the rooms feature a cable TV with international channels, a work desk and a hair dryer and offer mountain views.