Named after the postal code of Vals, the 7132 is tucked away in a deep river valley of the Swiss Alps. It’s where modern architecture meets magnificent mountainous scenery, creating the perfect retreat for those looking to immerse themselves in a world of complete relaxation and luxurious comfort. With rooms designed by world-renowned architects, iconic thermal baths, as well as “gastronomy for connoisseurs”, the 7132 offers something for every type of traveler.

Location

Why is the 7132 a fantastic choice for places to stay during a trip to Switzerland?

Tucked away in the green valleys of Switzerland, this 1970’s architectural masterpiece is an off-the-radar retreat to unwind and indulge in an inspiring and luxurious setting. Renowned for its thermal springs, the village of Vals is the perfect destination to escape everyday life. With the Swiss Alps serving as the picture-perfect background, the 7132 can be enjoyed all year around. From the craggy snow-capped peaks in the winter, to the meticulously maintained trails in the summer, it’s the ideal locale for enjoying the best of nature.

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Key Facts

  • located at the entrance to the picturesque village of Vals in the Grisons Alps
  • the 7132 is the only hotel in Switzerland with an own helicopter and landing point, offering transfers from anywhere in the country
  • the hotel is located 180 kilometers from Zurich Airport (ZRH)

What is special?

  • step outside and savor the crisp morning air as you make your way to the Zervreila Reservoir on a guided mountain hike
  • explore the stunning Swiss countryside with a bird’s-eye view via private helicopter or traverse the terrains in one of the hotel’s Mercedes Benzes
  • in the winter, feel the exhilaration of kicking up fresh powder while careening down the snowy Swiss slopes

What do the guests say?

  • travelers highly recommend the 7132 as the perfect destination for couples
  • guests say everyone should visit the hotel at least once in their life
  • the peaceful and tranquil location of the hotel gives visitors a much needed reprieve from their hectic lives

Accommodation

What types of rooms are available? What kind of amenities can I expect in my room?

Three Pritzker Prize-winning architects have joined forces to design the architectural oasis known as the 7132. Choose from any of the rooms designed to pay homage to Vals and its exceptional natural setting: from the sleek simplicity of Japanese tea-room inspired rooms, to cocoon-like quarters comprised of cozy wood panels – the 7132 is a design aficionado’s dream. The sheer elegance, breathtaking views and luxurious privacy makes it hard for guests to ever want to leave their rooms.

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Key Facts

  • the complex features two hotels: 7132 Hotel and House of Architects by 7132
  • 73 stunning guestrooms and suites are designed by renowned architects — Tadao Ando, Kengo Kuma, Thom Mayne, and Peter Zumthor
  • oak panels in the wood-themed rooms are locally harvested from the nearby forests

What is special?

  • peel back the curtains with the touch of a button and take in the hypnotizing, panoramic mountain views of the Swiss Alps that will leave you breathless
  • slip into a warm bath in your soaking tub after a cold day on the slopes to help soothe aching muscles
  • slip into a plush robe and comfy slippers and enjoy the sheer indulgence of simply doing nothing but lounging on your private terrace, sipping delicious bubbles and scrolling through the complimentary iPad

What do the guests say?

  • visitors wish they could wake up to the iconic views from their picturesque windows every morning
  • travelers are impressed with how attentive, yet unintrusive, the service is and how the amazing staff goes the extra mile to ensure an ideal stay
  • guests love how easily accessible the Therme, local name for spa baths, is from their room

Pools & Spa

Where can I rest after a long day of adventures in the Alps?

Spend your days soaking away aches and ailments, or simply relaxing, in one of the many mineral-rich thermal baths at the 7132. Immerse yourself in the outdoor hot baths and experience the holistic harmony of nature and its elements. Or take your relaxation indoors and indulge in a wide range of signature ESPA treatments. From invigorating Ayurvedic rituals to rejuvenating facial treatments and luxury manis and pedis, the spa at the 7132 will provide a sense of calm and renewed well-being.

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Key Facts

  • the thermal baths can be reached by elevator, giving guests direct access to the Therme
  • the Therme Vals offers a number of indoor pools as well as an outdoor pool
  • the spa was built from approximately 60,000 plates of Valsian quartzite, the local rock

What is special?

  • indulge in a magical swim under a blanket of stars that will transcend your thermal bath experience to a new level of bliss
  • have your worries melted away as you take a plunge in one of the numerous indoor and outdoor pools or perhaps a soothing steam bath will do the trick
  • blissfully unwind and relax as your spa therapist takes you on an unforgettable spa journey, evoking an unwavering sense of peace and tranquility

What do the guests say?

  • the Therme Vals should be a must on everyone’s bucket list, according to guests
  • the ambiance, architecture and quality of service created are one of the most unique experiences for travelers
  • guests rave about their spa experience being overwhelmingly relaxing and wanting to return again and again

Culinary

What types of cuisines can I find at the 7132? Do I have more than one restaurant to choose from?

Even the most finicky foodie with the pickiest palate will be satisfied with the gastronomic options at this hotel. Embark on a delicious culinary journey as you discover gourmet delicacies prepared by world-renowned chefs and accompanied by over 600 carefully selected wines. Enjoy popular French classics, such as beef tartare at the Red Restaurant, or pop into Da Papa Pizzeria where genuine Italian hospitality is served up with a side of savory pizza.

Key Facts

  • the hotel features three gourmet restaurants, two of which are Michelin-starred
  • the 7132 Silver Restaurant serves fine-dining fare, lead by famous Head Chef Mitja Birlo
  • enjoy simple and savory dishes at the casual dining restaurant, the 7132 Glenner

What is special?

  • get a taste of Switzerland and the freshest local produce with Chef Mitja Birlo’s tasting menu at the two-Michelin-star 7132 Silver restaurant
  • sit back and enjoy a boozy evening filled with innovative cocktails and the soft sounds of live jazz at the 7132 Blue Bar
  • Red Restaurant appeals to all the senses: savor the unforgettable experience of having classic dishes prepared right at the table

What do the guests say?

  • a guest favorite is the unique do-it-yourself muesli station, where you can create your own cereal
  • all the fresh produce provided by local vendors makes one of the freshest breakfasts guests have ever had
  • guests are wowed by the unforgettable stories and attentiveness of the chefs

Activities

How can I spend my day in Vals? What can I do outside of the resort?

Whether you are taking in unforgettable sunrises from Alpine peaks to surreal sunsets on the deck of the Blue Bar, you will be spoilt for choice with things to do. Spend your days nurturing your body and mind in the 7132 thermal baths. Disconnect from everyday life and reconnect with self, relishing in the fact that the only thing that is on your “To-Do” list is to do nothing but release and relax. For the outdoor lovers and nature enthusiasts, reach for new heights as you explore the magnificent mountains of Vals. Hit the snowy slopes in the winter and wander its idyllic trails in summer.

Key Facts

  • 87 miles of majestic mountain trails lie just outside the hotel for guests to hike or bike
  • guided tours through the authentic mountain village of Vals
  • Piccolino Club is for the 7132’s youngest guests and is designed with fun in mind

What is special?

  • browse artisanal gifts, art, and architecture books over coffee and pastries at the hotel’s curated boutique
  • grab your paddles and head out for an adventure on the Rhine Gorge in a river raft or kayak
  • while away your evenings nestled in front of the crackling fireplace with a good book in one hand and a delicious hot beverage in the other, warming you from the inside out

What do the guests say?

  • with all the options of things to do, such as hiking, biking and kayaking, guests feel like it is an outdoor lover’s dream
  • the thermal bath, moon watching experience, done in complete silence, is an experience of a lifetime for visitors
  • families love how accommodating and helpful the staff is with planning kid-friendly activities