A list and summary of our "Editor's Choice" selections for 1995

Brandenburger Hof

Berlin

Objets d'art and striking art nouveau decor highlight this sleek Berlin hideaway not far off the Ku'damm. Eislebener Strasse 14, D-10789 Berlin, phone 030/214050, fax 030/21405100. EXP

Budapest Hilton

Budapest

Modern hotel built into and upon the preserved ruins of a 13th century Dominican monastery and the 1688 Jesuit College. Great views of Pest. Hess Andras ter 1-3, H-1014 Budapest, phone: 360-1/1751000, fax 36-1/1560285. EXP

Hotel Berner

Zell am See

Fine resort hotel in residential section of Zell am See. Good value. Nikolaus-Gassner-Promenade 1, A-5700 Zell am See, phone 06542/2557, fax 06542/25577. MOD

Hotel de la Courrone

Morges

Our 1995 Best Hotel Value choice. See story page 4. MOD

Hotel Drei Könige

Basel

Waters of the Rhein river lap at the foundation of this top class hotel.

Blumenrain 8, CH-4001 Basel, phone: 061/261 5252, fax 061/261 2153. EXP

Hotel Feinschmeck

Zell am See

Lively, modern hotel in the very center of Zell am See. Dreifaltigkeitgasse 10, A-5700, Zell am See, phone 06542/2549, fax 06542/254949. MOD

Hotel Florhof

Zürich

Intimate, quiet, well-located hotel that has long been Zürich headquarters for many Gemütlichkeit subscribers. Florhofgasse 4, CH-8001 Zürich, phone 10/2614470, fax 01/2614611. EXP

Hotel Montana

Lucerne

Great view over Lucerne, big guestrooms, fine service.

Hotel Montana, Adigenswilerstrasse 11, CH-6002 Lucerne, phone: 041/516565, fax: 041/516676. EXP

Hotel-Restaurant de L'Ermitage

Vufflens-le-Château (Morges)

Wonderful country sanctuary with magnificent restaurant (see story page 1). CH-1134 Vufflens-le-Château, phone 021/802 2191, fax 021/802 2240. EXP

Hotel Savoy

Berlin

Exquisite small hotel near Berlin's Zoo Station. Fasanenstrasse 9-10, D-10623 Berlin-Charlottenburg, phone 030/31103-0, fax 030/31103-333. EXP

Hotel Sidi

Prague

Tiny three-room hotel with superior Prague views and location near Charles Bridge. Hotel Sidi, Na Kampa 10, Prague 1, phone 536 135, fax same. MOD.

Hotel St. Gotthard

Basel

Best Basel choice for train travelers. Centralbahnstrasse 13, CH-4002 Basel, phone 061/271 52 50, fax 061/271 52 14. MOD/EXP

L'Auberge de Chernex

Chernex (Montreux)

Seven-room inn overlooking Montreux and Lac Léman. Great value. Great charm. Rue du vieux Four, CH-1002 Chernex, phone 21/964 4191, fax 21/964 6857. MOD

Lausanne Palace

Lausanne

Traditional Swiss elegance. Central Lausanne location. Lake view. Rue Grand Chne 7-9, CH-1002 Lausanne, phone 21/331 3131, fax 21/323 2571. V-EXP

Romantik Hotel Krone

Gottlieben

Cozy hotel, fine restaurant in half-timbered, historic building in the hamlet of Gottlieben near Kreuzlingen. Seestrasse 11, CH-8274 Gottlieben, phone 072/69 23 23, fax 072/69 24 56. MOD/EXP.

Schössli Bottighofen

Bottighofen

Exceptional small hotel on the Bodensee. Much charm. CH-8598 Bottighofen (near Kreuzlingen), phone 072/75 12 75, 072/75 15 40 MOD/EXP.

Gasthof Steinerwirt

Zell am See

Unpretentious restaurant in center of Zell am See serving down-to-earth but delicious food. Dreifaltigkeitgasse, Zell am See, A-5700, phone. 06542/2502, fax 06542/357871. INEX/MOD

Kurpfälzisches-Museum Garden Café

Heidelberg

Restful, pleasant restaurant on Heidelberg's Hauptstrasse. Hauptstrasse 97, phone 06221/24050. MOD/EXP

Restaurant Aranybarany

Budapest

Inexpensive, atmospheric restaurant in center of Budapest shopping area. Harmincad U. 4, Budapest, phone 1172703. INEXP.

Restaurant Der Teufelhof (Weinstube)

Basel

Cleverly decorated bistro in wonderfully restored old Basel house. Very good food and great wine list. Leonhardsgraben 47, CH-4051 Basel, phone 061/691 1010, fax 061/691 1004. EXP.

Restaurant Kampa Park

Prague

Easy on the wallet, though upscale by Prague standards. About one-year old. Na Kampa 8b, Mala Strana, Prague 1, phone 534 856 534 800. INEX/MOD

St. Gotthard Café

Zürich

Exuberant Zürich bistro close to train station. Bahnhofstrasse 87, Zürich, phone 01/2115500. MOD/EXP

Zeughauskeller

Zürich

An institution. Huge portions, good beer, great room. Some call it touristy but still a favorite of Zürichers. Bahnhofstrasse 28 by Paradeplatz, Zürich, phone 01/2112690. MOD

Zunfthaus zu Pfistern

Lucerne

Popular, atmospheric Lucerne institution. Kornmarkt 4, CH-6000 Lucerne, phone 041/51 36 50, fax 041/511145. MOD

December 1995