In the clip, the five-star hotel overlooks seemingly boundless green pastures and mountain ranges. The imagery looks like something one might see in a Bob Ross painting. As the camera pans around, viewers can see hotel attendees relaxing in an outdoor pool, along with the exterior of the modestly sized hotel.
Located on Bürgenstock mountain and surrounded by Lake Lucerne, the hotel has an indoor pool with underwater music to lull swimmers into a sense of calm. It also has a heated outdoor infinity pool that provides a view of red kites and Alpine swifts — a breed of mountain-dwelling birds, in flight.
In a glowing review, Emily Rose Mawson of the Telegraph once described the hotel as “a blue-shuttered Art Nouveau beauty on a peaceful meadow at over 3000-foot altitude, where the air is filled with the jangling of cowbells.”
While the Villa Honegg isn’t surrounded by much else, patrons typically book rooms for special occasions (a room costs between $600 and $700 a night) and the unique setting the hotel provides.
“No, there aren’t a lot of sightseeing options, but staying here isn’t meant to be that type of vacation,” Greg Johnson, of the Club Thrifty travel blog, admitted. “While we spent most of our time lounging on the terrace and in the swimming pool, there are also several hiking trails in the area.”
Check the hotel out in the clip above.
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