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Frequently Asked Questions

How best to get to Engelberg?


Estimated travel time:

1 hour and 15 minutes


Our car service partner will pick you up from Zurich Airport.

Contact us for quote.


Estimated travel time Zurich Airport to Engelberg

2 hours approx (2 changes)

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Search for: “Zurich Flughafen” as departure.


Estimated flight time Zurich Airport to Engelberg 

just 20 minutes approx.

Heliport is in walking distance from the hotel.

Closest Airport?

Zurich Airport

Airport Code: ZRH

Should I hire a car?

There are many places to visit once you are in Engelberg.

Engelberg is your centrally located base from where you can explore the most beautiful spots of central Switzerland.

Note: Car parking charges apply at The Kempinski Hotel.

Our partner Izzy Car Rental has excellent deals for car hire from Zurich Airport.


Is the entire hotel kosher?


Not the entire hotel is kosher. We are offering a kosher program as a hybrid within the Kempinski Palace Hotel in Engelberg.

We do have a dedicated and exclusive kosher restaurant within the Kempinski. We also have an in-house Shul and some limited hours for separate swimming.

All other hotel facilities are available to all hotel guests equally.

Who is the Kashruth Supervision with?

Uncompromising Kashruth standards under the direction of

Rabbi B.Z. Rabbinowitz of Biala shlit'a - Chief Rabbi of Lugano. 

Mashgichim Tmidim

All milk and milk products are Cholov Yisroel only with Mehadrin Hechsherim.

All meat is Glatt Kosher

המטבחים הכשרים במתחם המלון מנוהלים ע”י אריה וגנר ונמצאים תחת פיקוחו המחמיר של של הרב ב.צ. רבינוביץ מביאלא

.צוות משגיחים המתגוררים במלון, מבטיחים עבורכם שמירת כשרות בסטנדרטים הגבוהים ביותר

.כל החלב ומוצרי החלב הינם חלב ישראל בלבד וכל הבשרים הינם גלאט למהדרין

What are the program times & zmanim?

What exactly does your program include?

STARGUEST Package includes:

  • Sumptuous Breakfast Buffet
  • 4-course Gourmet Dinner with mineral waters, coffee & tea - served to your table
  • Glorious Take-Away Food for your outings
  • STARGUEST Club Lounge” with all-day snacks, tea & coffee
  • 24h self-service Tea & Coffee Station

What else is included in the package - besides food?

Other services & highlights included are:

• In-House fully stocked beautiful Synagogue

• Dedicated Swimming Pool Times at night.

• Free Access to the rooftop Spa with sauna, steam bath and breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains.

• TechnoGym with 24-hour access 

• Complimentary WIFI 

• Fantastic Kempinski Kids Club for little guests free of charge

• Babysitting available upon request and charged extra 

• Perfect location

• Service charges and VAT included

Are tours and cable cars included?

These are not included.

How do I plan my excursions?

This is very easy!

No prior planning required.

Our knowledgeable concierge will assist you daily with your activity schedule.

It all depends on your personal preference, fitness and also the weather.

Read the activity guide

Who are the guests?

For obvious reasons of confidentiality we can not disclose who will be staying at the hotel.

Rest assured - you will have a great time!

How far is the train station from the hotel?

just approx 50 steps!

Basically next door...very convenient.

Is there snow in Summer?

ON MOUNT TITLIS - but not in Engelberg village!

All kinds of exhilarating snow activities await in the glacier park in summer. Whiz down the snow toy run on one of our fun sit-skis, snake gliss or minibobs and let our magic carpet conveyor belt whisk you quickly and easily back to the top.

You and your friends can easily access the fun snow activities in the glacier park via the Ice Flyer chair lift.

I am Vegetarian - is there food for me?


Just please let us know in advance so we can prepare you some alternatives to the main menu.

Can I pay in US$ ?


Our rates are quoted in CHF (Swiss Francs).

You can pay us in any currency to our account via bank transfer.

We can quote you a US$ amount after confirming your booking.

How high is Engelberg?

1000 meter above sea level.

Is there good shopping?

Engelberg is a small authentic swiss village surrounded by snow capped mountains. The village is fairly small and compact with small shops and boutiques. For the more serious shopper we recommend Luzern (Lucern) which is just 30 min by car from the hotel.

Here is a link with more information

Things to do around Luzern?

My question is not listed...

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4 - 16 April 2023 - Pesach

Pesach in Engelberg, Switzerland.

We welcome you to the Kempinski Palace Hotel.

26 June – 27 August 2023 - St.Moritz

Summer holidays in the alps - on "Top of the World" at The Grand Hotel des Bains, Kempinski, St.Moritz.

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26 June – 27 August 2023 - Engelberg

Summer holidays in Engelberg - We welcome you to the brand new Kempinski Palace Hotel.

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1 - 21 December 2023 - St.Moritz

Winter holidays in the alps - on "Top of the World" at The Grand Hotel des Bains, Kempinski, St.Moritz.

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10 - 28 January 2024 - St.Moritz

Winter holidays in the alps - on "Top of the World" at The Grand Hotel des Bains, Kempinski, St.Moritz.

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