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Hotel in Samedan, Switzerland
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At Hotel Bernina 1865, our team is always ready to make you feel at home and we’ll promise lots of little “Engadin” touches during your stay.

Some of the services offered at Hotel Bernina 1865:

  • 46 rooms provided with the most modern comforts for your stay
  • 7 Luxury Apartments, located on the upper floor of the hotel, all offering spectacular views and comfort
  • Coffee making facilities
  • Imperial Restaurant for a delicious breakfast or private events
  • Ristorante 1865 for an unforgettable dining experience
  • Italian Pizzeria serving homemade pizzas
  • Bar “Plazzet 20” where you can enjoy an aperitif and a drink after dinner
  • SPA with Steam Bath and Sauna
  • Ski & Mountain Bike room
  • Free shuttle bus to ski areas and Cable Cars for Summer time
  • Free outside parking
  • Free Wi Fi
  • In House Ski School Teachers
  • Concierge and Guest Relations Desk

10 reasons for well being at hotel bernina 1865


  1. An engadine icon- house with tradition of warm hospitality since 150 years
  2. Central location – airport, bus an train station are within walking distance
  3. Near located golf coures and amazing hiking destinations
  4. Allroundview on the Bernina massiv and the pretty village Samedan
  5. Mountain idyll in big and elegant furnished rooms with wooden decor and mottled bath rooms
  6. Space fort he whole family in 7 maisonette- apartments with a small kitchen
  7. Italian flair inclusiv – authentic kitchen, cooked from Chef Giuseppe Carboni, member of FIC, Italy
  8. Pizza traditon Bernina – our italian pizzaiolo knows his trade
  9. Your favorite can join you – dogs are welcome
  10. The best view oft he engadine from the imperial room – enjoy the start into the day and the breakfast


Who checks-in at the Hotel Bernina can check out oft he everyday life and prepare themselfs for relaxation and recovery.

At the oldest hotel of the Engadine, for children and art lovers equally popular, more than 150 years of history are saved.
The Hotel Bernina 1865 is a hotel for people who want to be cared with pleasure and Appreciate good-quality hospitality. While having breakfast you can enjoy a journey to Rome, have a sauna in the the old horse stable and at the bar a ride  through England? The engadine Hotel  Bernina 1865,  a traditional house full of stories.

In 2005 family Mazzitelli bought the property and began a largely invested and ambitious renovation. Year after year the 5-storied building was altered, the old wooden beams and the roof beside antique pieces of furniture are preserved till today .
In 2015 Mrs. Alessandra de Flammineis, the daughter of the family  Mazzitelli took over the hotel of Bernina 1865 and carried out the change of generations. Now with a new service – concept the guest is in the foreground even more than up to now. The long tradition and the unique history of the hotel of Bernina 1865 as the first hotel of the region form the heart of the good hospitality of the house

Who approaches with the Glacierexpress to the mountain village of Samedan can spot the hotel already  from a distance: A pink-coloured building with two classicistic wings from 1865. The oldest hostel in the Engadine, older than the venerable hotels in St Moritz and Pontresina.  with taste the house  was well renovated  during the last 7 years. Lobby and imperial hall with his breathtaking view at the Berninamassive greets its guests with charmand dignity. The imperial hall is really a piece of jewellery which searches his equals in the hotel scenery in the Enagdin. His walls shine pink in original colour, framed by a green frieze as a narrow tape under the cover decorates with heart-shaped foliage, also called “lesbian”, otherwise only in Greek and Roman buildings commonly. You will fall in love with the breakfast, with the early morning sight of the engadiner mountains or with your travelcompany. To have breakfast here, to read the newspaper and to look occasionally in the engadiner landscape, is an experience. The hall is also perfect for festivities like weddings, baptisms and company celebrations.

Not less excitingly is the way to the hotel halls – here stands an iron footdoormat, which served at that time to bind the shoelaces without having to bend down, there hangs a phone which works in mobilephone times like an artistic fossil. You feel the love for art of the owner’s family Mazzitelli in the whole house. Well-chosen works decorate the halls, the walls of the restaurant 1865 and the imperial hall, in which also the yearly vernissage with an exhibition and platform round with artists takes place, while the St Moritz art  masters festival in August.  2017 a special date, because the festival celebrates 10 year jubilee and will connect Hotel Bernina 1865 its  special artorder with a culinary event. Completely in  style of the  early 20. Century, times in those  glamorous parties were celebrated and the eloquent society from the surrounding and foreign countries met

meet in the restaurant 1865, pizzeria, Stüva or in the bar of the house. Only one calls it up-to-date “Apero”. A menu from carefully well-chosen dishes offers, beside the Engadiner specialities, the Italian dishes who represent the family  Mazzitelli and their place of origin Apulia. Italian kitchen at its finest. For one moment you could think, you are  on the most picturesque coast of Apulia and hear the sea rushing, while the pasta melts  in your mouth. All individual wishes of the guests are with pleasure fulfilled  by chef Guiseppe Carboni, member of the FIC (Federazione Italiana Cuochi) and his team. Olive oils, jams and the wine come from the south of Italy, made from the yield of the sweet and juicy fruits from own production. Bread and pizza come from the wooden stove. As it is proper for an Italian Pizzaolo, he varies with the most  different ingredients, according to the taste and wishes of the guests.

The hotel Bernina 1865 counts a total of 46 bright and very spacious rooms and 7 suites, all around renovated, with modern equipment. All rooms are furnished in an elegant, alpine style and dispose of traditional Engadiner cedar furniture, spacious bathrooms with marble facade mostly equiped with a Jacuzzi and or a rain shower.

Whether as a spontaneous short trip, long desired summer holidays or as a Pitstop on  the  biker’s  tour the hotel Bernina 1865 offer for    each of its guests at every season the ideal place for relaxation and recovery.

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