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Grischa – Das Hotel Davos Where tradition meets up with innovation If you desire to relax where environmental sustainability is at least as important as the values enshrined in tradition, the Hotel Grischa Davos is the place you are looking for. Since 2011 the cosy hotel – located in the heart of the Swiss Alps – has glowed with a new design that appears totally in harmony with the fascinating and omnipresent rural atmosphere. TEXT: IRINA SIMMEN | PHOTOS: GRISCHA – DAS HOTEL DAVOS

If you take a look at the creative names of the six wonderful suites the Hotel Grischa Davos leases out for guests from all over the world, you will get a first impression of the Hotel's charm: ”Weisshorn” or ”Piz Grialetscht” – names from mountains around Davos – grace the doors: just a fraction of the detail that makes the Hotel Grischa Davos so very special. But it would be a mistake to denote the Hotel just as accommodation. ”Grischa has a long wine list with a wide range of regional wines and selected drops from Europe,” marketing director Corina Buff says. To bring the pleasure to an even higher level Grischa Hotel Davos features a wonderful wine cellar. In the special ambience of the cellar, taster sessions for guests in-

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clude delicious, fine Swiss cheese in combination with a corresponding wine. Enjoy, I’d say! To stick with culinary delights, the Hotel Grischa Davos runs no less than five restaurants. From Chinese or Mediterranean to a Swiss Fondue, a wide and internationally oriented supply of exquisiteness is on offer. The food’s quality and origin are of utmost importance.This brings

us to ecology, a core feature of the hotel’s concept. ”Our nature is precious and Hotel Grischa takes responsibility, considers the natural cycles and engages in sustaining nature,” Buff explains. Wherever possible, the hotel sources all ingredients from local suppliers. Furthermore, ecological consciousness is maintained in considering the hotel’s heating, lighting, even the architecture. ”For example, the lobby walls are decorated with the roofs of disused mountain huts,”Buff explains further. Visiting the Hotel Grischa Davos is a great pleasure, combining relaxation, enjoyment and a bit of luxury in a perfectly sustainable manner.