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“Spectacular Rental, Awesome Views!”
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Apartment C  Covered Front Balcony
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Apartment C  Covered Front Balcony
ALPHAVEN  Front of House featuring Garage Parking.  Apartment C is on the Upper Floor Apartment C  Living Area featuring beautifully hand crafted Timbered Roof
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Apartment C  Covered Front Balcony
ALPHAVEN  Front of House featuring Garage Parking.  Apartment C is on the Upper Floor
Apartment C  Living Area featuring beautifully hand crafted Timbered Roof
Apartment C  Bedroom 1 featuring Side Balcony
Apartment C  Stunning Views from the Dining Area
Engelberg ALPHAVEN    Apartment C   Kitchen Area
Engelberg ALPHAVEN  View from the Front  (Apartment C is on the Upper Floor)
Apartment C  Bedroom 2
Engelberg ALPHAVEN  The house in Winter with stunning views
Apartment C Covered Front Balcony with Breathtaking Panoramic Views over Engelberg
Apartment C  Bedroom 2 showing Ladder Steps to Loft Area
ALPHAVEN  Bedroom 2  Loft Area (King Size Double Bed)
View from Apartment C  WINTER  Engelberg at Dusk
Stairs to Apartment C
View from Apartment C   The Titlis Mountain (3200 metres) with rainbow Cloud
ALPHAVEN  Summer
Apartment C  Bedroom 2
View from Apartment C  The Hahnen Mountain (formerly 'Engelberg' or Angel Mountain)
Apartment C  Living Area
Apartment C  Front Balcony with Breathtaking Panoramic Views
Apartment C  Bedroom 2 with Loft Area above
View form Apartment C  The top of the Monastery Church in low mist
Engelberg ALPHAVEN in Winter with stunning panoramic views
View from Apartment C SUMMER
Apartment C  View of the Hahnen Mountain (Engelberg) form the Dining Area
View from Apartment C  WINTER
Apartment C  Covered Front Balcony with Breathtaking Panoramic Views over Engelberg
Engelberg ALPHAVEN   Apartment C   Bedroom 2
Apartment C   Living Area & Kitchen   WINTER
Engelberg ALPHAVEN The House in Summer with panoramic views across Engelberg
View from Apartment C   Daybreak
View from Apartment C  The Spannort Mountain at Dusk
View from Apartment C  WINTER  The mighty Titlis Mountain
Engelberg ALPHAVEN  The Monastery viewed from Apartment C at Dusk
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8
Engelberg, Canton of Obwalden

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Lynne3151
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Spectacular Rental, Awesome Views!”
Reviewed 21 January 2014 for a stay in November 2013
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We had the pleasure of staying in Apartment B at Alphaven at the end of November. It is exactly as advertised and the views from the floor to ceiling windows are spectacular! John and Ursula are very friendly and welcoming; however, you'd never know they were there unless you needed something. Then they were quick to respond to any question or request. The village of Engelberg is at the bottom of a long, winding hill leading up to Alphaven. Quite the climb! There is a lift that runs part of the way up, but unfortunately we visited too early in the season for it to be operational. A day trip to the top of Mt. Titlus and a visit to the Benedictine Monastery in the village are must-dos. We will definitely revisit Alphaven, next time in the summer!

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Liked best: The awesome views and peaceful location.
Liked least: The challenging walk up from the village.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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dmuoser
Dobbs Ferry, New York
2 reviews
“Breathtaking Spot in Engelberg”
Reviewed 8 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013

We have an amazing weekend (3 night spot in Engelberg) in Apartment B of Alphaven. The house really lives up to the name, as it has all the amenities, with an amazing location, and great atmosphere. The apartment is a walk or 3 minute drive to the town and ski slopes, but that is far from all. Amazing panoramic views accompany all bedrooms, as well as access to a great sauna. All of the furniture and appliances are new, and there is also access to extensive digital TV channels if you would like them. Overall an amazing place to stay in Engelberg, with a fantastic rate for what you receive.

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Denson83
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
“Picture perfect”
Reviewed 19 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013

Picture perfect scenery for a white Xmas. The weather changes pretty quickly and it's like you are watching a documentary from your terrace. One hour it's all clear with the snow capped mountains and village and the next the whole village disappears amidst the fog leaving the snow capped mountains exposed. Its like you are floating amidst the clouds. All right in front of your eyes. If there's one thing I have to pick on then it's the pillows. Oh yes, one more thing. Try to put this as the last stop of your trip, otherwise the rest of the hotels will be disappointing in comparison.

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Jenny T
1 review
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“Ultimate Swiss Experience”
Reviewed 16 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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My family and I stayed for 3 nights in Alphaven Apartment C last October 2013. I am with my 2 brothers and parents who are both in their 60s. We were awestruck by this wonderful wonderful apartment in Engelberg. Just to give an idea on how enamored we are by this place: my mother has mobility problems and uses a wheelchair, understandably she got discouraged upon seeing the flight of stairs she needs to hurdle going up apartment C. She decided to go up and stay for one night. But upon reaching the apartment and after taking a good look at the place and the amazing view from the balcony of the snow capped mountains, she did not bat an eyelash to say that she decided to stay in the apartment for the whole 3 nights we are booked! She has endured the stairs because the ambience of the place and the hospitality of the owners John and Ursula were all worth it.
The apartment was well equipped and that's where we decided to celebrate the birthdays of my parents. We were able to buy a nice bday cake from the town for the event. We also cooked our own meals and it allowed us do some laundry since Switzerland is just the 3rd leg of our 5-country European holiday. Alphaven Apartment C was just perfect! We especially loved waking up to the view of the Swiss mountains Mt. Titlis and Brunni. As well as hearing the monastery bells ring every so often and the sheep bells ring from the hillside outside the room. They are music to our ears.
After returning home to Manila, Philippines, most of our friends were telling us that the best holiday pictures they saw in our facebook albums were those of Engelberg and Alphaven.

John and Ursula - thank you so much for sharing with us Alphaven C and allowing us to experience a great vacation in Switzerland. We will definitely recommend this place to our friends. We really really hope to come back again soon! God bless!

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Liked best: the apartment itself, view and location
Liked least: the stairs but only for persons with mobility requirements
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Ashley T
Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
“Just what we needed.”
Reviewed 23 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Although the weather was cloudy and cold, the apartment was a perfect place to spend sometime relaxing together with family. Completely relaxing and peaceful. The owners were more than accommodating and made everything so effortless. We will most definitely be back! Thank you.

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Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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