The Alpina is a simple family-run hotel which offers a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with excellent cuisine for its category. Many guests return year after year. The centre of Interlaken is approximately 15 minutes' walk from the hotel, and the bus to the railway station, which is free with your resort guest card, stops just 2 minutes' walk away.
The local village of Matten is picturesque , offering a bakery, butchers, coop supermarket, and several restaurants and bars that contribute to the bustling nightlife. Many guests enjoy afternoon strolls around the Rugen, a charming wooded hill offering vantage points overlooking the area.
The locals participate in a fantastic open air play telling the story of William Tell – a folk hero of Switzerland. The spectacle features live animals including goats, cows and horses. Although it is in Swiss – German, this only adds to the authenticity of the experience.