Frequently Asked Questions
What are the check-in and check-out times?
You may check-in as from 3.00 pm.
Please check-out before 11.00 am.
Are the rates per room or per person?
All our rates are per room per night. Please check the rate description for more details.
Is breakfast included in the room rate?
All our rates include our extensive buffet breakfast.
At what time is breakfast served?
Breakfast is served between 07.00 am and 10.30 am in Stars Restaurant on the 5th floor.
Do you have non-smoking rooms?
All our rooms as well as our public areas are non-smoking. In our Rooftop Bar we have a Smokers Lounge.
How many floors are in the hotel and do you have a lift (elevator)?
There are 5 floors which are all connected by elevators.
Which languages are spoken at reception?
German, English, Italian
Do the rooms have a terrace/courtyard?
Our Garden rooms open out onto a private terrace adjoining the garden, our other rooms have a balcony or a terrace. Only our Mountain View Rooms do not have a balcony nor terrace.
Are there TVs with international channels in the rooms?
All our rooms have flat screen TVs offering a wide selection of international TV channels and some radio channels.
Do you have an Internet access in the hotel?
Yes, we have complimentary wireless Internet in all rooms and public areas.
Is the hotel ski-in ski-out?
Yes, we are located directly next to the Corvatsch mountain and ski area and the cable car entrance is directly opposite the hotel and reachable by either a covered bridge connecting the hotel and cable car entrance or by crossing the street.
How much is the Skipass?
You can purchase a Hotel Ski Pass for CHF 45.00 This special offer is valid per person/day for the duration of your stay.
Is parking available?
Yes, we have an indoor garage. The rate for parking is CHF 18.00 per vehicle and night.
Which is the nearest airport?
St. Moritz - Samedan Airport (15 min drive by car)
Zürich Airport (3 hours drive by car)
Milan Airport (3 hours drive by car)
Which is the nearest railway station?
St. Moritz Bahnhof is approx. 5 km from the hotel.
Do you have a pick-up or shuttle service from and to the train station?
We are happy to organise the transfer from the train station St. Moritz to the hotel free of charge, on request and availability. Kindly note, that a maximum of 7 persons including luggage can be transported at one time. If you need any assistance on further transportation please let us know.
Are pets allowed at the property?
Dogs are permitted, with a supplement of CHF 15.00 per dog per day. Dogs are not allowed access in the restaurants, bar and spa.
What are the opening times of the spa?
The Spa is open daily from 10.00 am – 09.00 pm.
Are children allowed in the Spa?
Children under the age of 16 years are allowed in the Spa until 05.30 pm.
Can we charge our electric car in your garage?
Yes, there is an electric car charging station available in our garage.
Good to know for winter
What is Ski in Ski out?
What could be better than stepping out of the hotel and sliding down the mountain, returning right to the hotel entrance door at the end of the day? No need to walk a long way wearing heavy boots while carrying skis or board, or chivvy everyone onto a crowded bus.
At Nira Alpina you have a direct access to the ski slopes through a connection to the Corvatsch cable car station. It ensures a smooth and uninterrupted access to the ski slopes.
Where can I buy the ski pass?
For stays of more than 1 night, a ski pass can be purchased for CHF 38.00 per person per day at the Reception. Please note that it is only bookable for the entire duration of the stay. With this ski ticket you can use all the ski lifts and the public transportation in the Oberengadin. For more information please contact the Reception.
What is Snow Deal?
From winter 2018/2019 a new pricing scheme will apply to ski passes for the Engadin mountain railways & cableways. Purchase your ski pass at least 15 days before your first day of skiing and get discounts of up to 30% – even during the high season. Prices for day tickets and multi-day tickets vary according to demand on a particular day of validity. Buy your ski pass now at: www.snow-deal.ch/en
Do you have a Ski Room?
Please leave your skis and boots or your hiking shoes in the ski room on the first floor, accessible from the hotel main elevator. Your personal ski closet can be accessed with your room card. For further information and help, please contact the Front Desk.
Ski area and transportation
The St. Moritz ski region includes following areas:
Corvatsch directly located next to the hotel
Corviglia and Piz Nair at approximately 7 kilometers
Diavolezza / Lagalp at approximately 25 kilometers
All ski areas can be reached by car and sufficient parking spaces are available.
They can also be reached by bus. The bus stop is located directly opposite the hotel and the bus transport is included with the ski pass.
There is a direct connection between the Corvatsch ski area (Silvaplana-Surlej) and the Corviglia ski area (St. Moritz Bad, Signal bus station) with the ‘Hahnensee-Express’, operating every half an hour in both directions.
Which busses are going to St. Moritz?
Bus Nr. 1 is going at 08.32 am on 30 minutes interval basis to St. Moritz train station. The last bus is leaving at 06.00 pm from the hotel.
Bus Nr. 6 is going at 08.47 am on 30 minutes interval basis to St. Moritz Centre, station “Schulhausplatz”. The last bus is leaving at 05.47 pm from the hotel.
Bus Nr. 2 is going from Surlej Parking at 06.32 pm hourly to St. Moritz Centre, station “Schulhausplatz”.
Where can I rent ski equipment?
Our valued partner for sport equipment rental is Ski Service Corvatsch:
http://www.skiservice-corvatsch.ch/en We recommend to pre-book your material.
Ski Service Corvatsch is located in close proximity of the hotel. They offer a shuttle service from our hotel to their shop. Please contact Reception to make use of this service.
Opposite the hotel you will find Intersport which also rents out winter sports equipment.
Where can I book ski lessons / which ski schools do you work with?
Our partners for ski lessons are:
Schweizer Skischule Corvatsch-Pontresina
The ski school is located at about 400 meters from the hotel.
We recommend to make advance bookings and will be happy to assist.
What is Snow Night?
Every Friday Night as from 07:00pm the Corvatsch is open for night skiing. The night slope is 4.2 km (2.6 miles), the longest floodlit night slope in Switzerland. Please contact Front Desk for further information, the tickets can be purchased directly at the cable car station.
How are the ski slopes in the Engadin St. Moritz region?
The region offers 88 downhill runs, of which 20% are classified as easy, 70% as medium and 10% as difficult.
Longest downhill run: 10 km/6.2 miles (glacier run from Diavolezza to Morteratsch).
Steepest downhill run in Graubünden (Lagalb): 86% gradient.
Freestyle - 3 snow parks: Snow Park Corvatsch with 6.8 m high half-pipe and bag jump, Corviglia Snow Park with new Fun Slope, and Zuoz Snow Park.
3D reality map:
What are the Ski lift timings?
The Corvatsch cable car station is located just opposite the hotel entrance. During the entire winter season it runs on a daily basis starting at 8:20am, every 20 minutes until the last gondola goes up at 4:00pm (from 10.02. at 04.20 pm). The last gondola leaves the mountain top at 3303m at 5.00 pm (from 10.02. at 05.20 pm).
Which winter sports can we do in the Engadin?
The Engadin offers a wide selection of winter activities, including sledding, hiking with snowshoes, country cross skiing, ice skating, snow kite, winter hiking, bobsledding, horse riding or yoga on the Snow.
Please contact the Reception for further information and visit: https://www.engadin.stmoritz.ch/winter/en/activities/sports/