The Alps: Hotels, Destinations, Culture (Hardcover)
An inspiring collection of luxury and privately-run boutique hotels and curated regional insider’s guides in the definitive volume for year-round Alpine travel.
This lavishly illustrated and engaging book is the authoritative guide to the most exclusive Alpine destinations in Europe. Notable hotel expert and 84 Rooms Founder, Sebastian Schoellgen, presents a uniquely curated selection of 84 luxury and family-run boutique hotels in the five Alpine countries (France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Germany) in over 180 superb photographs with lively storytelling and practical information, too. Featured throughout are insider guides by the author and such tastemakers as hotelier Arnauld Zannier, who map out the most stylish and scenic places to shop, dine, stroll, and wind down after a long day on the slopes.
Sebastian Schoellgen studied Hospitality Management at the Swiss Hospitality School of Les Roches. After stints at renowned hospitality brands and Leading Hotels of the World such as The Ritz Carlton, Rocco Forte, and the Swiss Grand Hotel Victoria-Jungfrau, Sebastian realized his dream of starting his own hotel collection in 2011 and 84 Rooms was born. Located between London and Gstaad, 84 Rooms features a curated collection of 150+ luxury boutique hotels and unique experiences in the most desirable destinations in the Alps and the Mediterranean.
‘A delightful guide to Alpine travel.’ – AIR MAIL
‘Invaluable as an Alps resource.’ – Library Journal
‘Give a friend a day on the slopes they can enjoy from the sofa. This coffee table book by Sebastian Schoellgen explores 84 resorts and hotels in the Alps (no skis required).’ – Real Simple
‘The book’s selections blend Schoellgen’s design eye with an appreciation of the landscape and knowledge of the practical needs of someone building an itinerary.’ – The Globe and Mail Style Advisor