Welcome to the InterContinental Davos set in the scenic backdrop of the highest city in Europe. Located 1,560m above sea level, Davos is not only host to the WEF and Spengler Cup, but also home to Switzerland's biggest winter resorts for great skiing fun in the Alps.
Set at the foot of the beautiful Seehornwald mountain and at the entry of the scenic Flüela mountain pass the hotel is only minutes away from the natural Lake Davos that invites to take long walks and has perfect running tracks. Take advantage of our free shuttle service to the city centre or to the various skiing resorts located around the hotel. Both the station and the Conference centre are easy to reach by shuttle or with public transportation.
Start your day with a perfect power breakfast at the Hotel's alpine Brasserie, Capricorn. From its terrace, a scenic path leads down to Davos beautiful natural lake. Take a long walk, feed the ducks and swans or stop to watch the quite curious little squirrels in the neighbouring Seehornwald woods. Hit the city around Davos Platz and have a look at Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's beautiful paintings of Davos. The German avant-garde painter of the famous artist club "Die Brücke" came to Davos for convalescence marked by the First World War. The Kirchner Museum is dedicated to his impressive art and the 20 years he spent in the Davos Alps.
Put your hiking boots on and take the Schatzalpbahn to the famous setting of "The Magic Mountain", a world-known book written by German novelist Thomas Mann. Do not forget to see the "Alpinum", a beautifully arranged botanical garden, when you reach the top. Discover and try some local produced specialties e.g. Davos's cheese, Monstein beer and Bündnerfleisch. These local products are also perfect as souvenirs from the Grisons Alps.
Begin a promising evening with a relaxing massage in our Alpine Spa and enjoy afterwards an aperitif in Davos hotspot, Studio Grigio, our bar and restaurant with panoramic mountain views located on top of the hotel. Let a romantic horse sleigh ride whizz you away through Davos and its fantastic scenery of its neighbouring valleys. Let your perfect day finish at one of the local restaurants and try some traditional Swiss cheese fondue.
In Switzerland, gratuity is included in the price. Tip in appreciation of good service is always welcome.
Taxis / limousine service
There are 2 cab companies in Davos which can be arranged through the Concierge. We are happy to arrange a private limousine service for our guests with 24 hours advance notice.
Bring some warm clothes and a jacket even during summer as the evenings can get chilly.
DID YOU KNOW ?
The Parsenn Derby is Switzerlands most traditional ski race of approximately 13 km and has taken place since 1924 with the most famous winners being Swiss Worldcup race winners Martina Accola and Urs Lehmann.
The first T-bar ski lift
The first T-bar ski lift in the world was put into operation at the foot of Jakobshorn in Davos, Bolgen 1934. The T-bar ski lift was designed by Zurich engineer Ernst Gustav Constam who registered his invention with the patent office in 1930.
The famous "Spengler Cup" in Davos is the oldest international ice hockey tournament in the world and brings many professionals and their fans to town between Christmas and New Year. It is hosted by the local hockey team HC Davos in the Vaillant Arena.
World Economic Forum (WEF)
As an important congress centre, the alpine city becomes a global player once a year during the World Economic Forum when world ranked politicians and the economic elite come to Davos.
WHAT TO PACK
Due to the high altitude of Davos the weather can change rather quickly. Bring warm clothes as there is a chance of snow year-round.
Make sure to bring some Swiss Francs, including coins to rent a trolly at the airport
Don't forget your sunglasses and sun lotion, the sun is really strong in high altitude.
Don't forget to bring your camera to capture the breathtaking views in and around Davos
From Zurich Kloten Airport, head southwest, 450 m and continue straight onto Butzenbüelrin. Merge onto A51 via the ramp to A1/Bern/Saint Gallen/Zürich/Basel/E60. At the interchange 63-Zürich-Nord, keep left and follow signs for E41/E60/A1/A4 toward Zürich-City/St.Gallen/Schaffhausen. At the interchange 66-Brüttisellen, keep right and follow signs for A53 toward Chur/Rapperswil/Uster/Wangen. Always continue on A3 to Chur, merge onto A13 and take exit 14-Landquart toward Davos. After having passed Davos lake on your left, take a left into Fluelastrasse and take immediately a left into Baslerstrasse.