POHO (Post Hotel Weggis) has been admitted to the
global hotel organization Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
Amid breathtaking alpine scenery on the shore of
Lake Lucerne, POHO is one of just ten hotels in Switzerland to
join the collection of exquisite hotels.
The boutique hotel opened only last year
combining "cool design with pure pleasure" targeting the 20-45 age
group with the promise of "chilling-out in style".
Small Luxury Hotels of the World only admits
hotels with unique design, character and charm. POHO director, Mr Philipp Musshafen, said, "To be part of one of the best hotel
groups in the world is a dream start and confirmation we are on
the right track.”
The hotel’s lakeside promenade offers
stunning alpine views of the so-called “Riviera of Central
Switzerland”, with chestnut trees, palms and orchids adding to its
POHO offers 45 rooms which integrate high-tech
items such as flat-screen TVs, Play Station 3s and GenevaLab sound
POHO’s dining options range from pasta in every
imaginable and unimaginable variety, plus off-bat tapas, in the
avant-garde POHO Dining Lounge. Rustic, down-to-earth and
authentically Swiss hearty fare from bratwurst to bauernrösti is
on the menu at the Weggiser Stübli restaurant and bar. Sharing its
historic 100-year-old ancestral gallery, with original Dutch stone
walls, POHO Wine Cellar run by cellarmasters Bretscher & Jud
houses over 500 wines.
At the hotel, a unique POHO Wellness World
features a mystical black swimming pool with sensuous underwater
photos by New York artist Howard Schatz, sauna, steam bath,
solarium and gym with the newest 'technogym' equipment and
endurance appliances, such as the Cardio Wave, Galileo and
While The POHO Lakeside Center is the ultimate
outlet for water sports enthusiasts in summer, from waterskiing to
wakeboarding, there is also a Lido / indoor swimming pool for
The adventurous can also go para-gliding, nordic
walking or explore a rope park of 2.5 kms. When the snow falls,
the resort is a base for winter sports. In the summer, the
Lakeside Terrace is at the centre of social life.
The new POHO was born from the old Post Hotel
Weggis and former Weggis Casino, with a modern facelift to
architecture from the former 80s, in tones of white, yellow and
ocher refreshed with blue and turquoise balconies. By night the
façade radiates contemporary urban light.
POHO is only an hour's drive from Zurich and
sister hotel to one of Europe’s leading luxury hotels, Park Hotel
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