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Ratings and awards

Shortly after opening in December 2002 the Lenkerhof quickly received good ratings in various newspapers and journals. 

2016

Swiss Location Award Winner - Category „Best enjoyable eventlocations of Switzerland“
Top 3 of the 10 best rated 5-Star-Hotels in Switzerland (Trivago)
Tripadvisor Travellers‘ Choice Award 2016 in category "best romantic hotels"
7th place Designhotels (Very Special Hotels)
Rank 17 Best Holiday Hotels from Switzerland (Sonntagszeitung)
Top 7 Designhotels 222 Best Holiday Hotels of Switzerland (Connoisseur Circle)
Rank 19 of 50 Best Holiday Hotels of Switzerland (BILANZ)
Award of Excellence, 95 points of satisfaction by TRUSTYOU

2015

Under the 25 most beautiful Alpine Hotels (Sonntag Aktuell)
6th place Designhotels 2015 (Hubertus von Hohenlohe)
6th place Designhotels (Very Special Hotels)
22th place (222 Very Special Hotels)
"Swiss Welcome Trophy" of Gastronomy & Tourisme for very hospitable hoteliers and restaurateurs for Heike Schmidt and Jan Stiller
Certificate of Excellence 2015 from Trip Advisor for the restaurant Spettacolo and the restaurant Bühlberg
Five-time winner of a certificate of excellence and therefore entry into the Hall of Fame of TripAdvisor for the Lenkerhof gourmet spa resort
Design & Lifestyle Hotel of the Month April (Switzerland Tourism)
Rank 19 Best Holiday Hotels from Switzerland (Sonntagszeitung)
Top 21 of 222 Best Holiday Hotels of Switzerland (Connoisseur Circle)
Rank 23 of 50 Best Holiday Hotels of Switzerland (BILANZ)
Top 11 Best Winter Hotels of Switzerland (Sonntagszeitung)

2014 

Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award - Top 25 Hotels of Schweiz in categories "best Hotels", "best romantic Hotels", "best luxury Hotels"
Holidaycheck Top Hotel 2014 of region Bernese Oberland
Golden Wellnessaphrodite category "beauty & treatements"
Gault & Millau awards 15 points for the new chef Stefan Lünse
Restaurant Bühlberg awarded as Number 2 in the category "Outdoor" by Best of Swiss Gastro
Rank 23 Best Holiday Hotels from Switzerland (Sonntagszeitung)
Rank 26 category Leisurehotels (BILANZ)
Ranked Top 16 Winter Hotel (Sonntagszeitung)

2013

Travellers' Choice Award by Tripadvisor - Top 25 of Switzerland
Certificate of Excellence 2013, Tripadvisor
Number 11 Ranking "Best Leasure Hotels", Hubertus v. Hohenlohe, 500 very special hotels
Public award by Premium Switzerland (Partner ST)
Number 20 under the best 125 Hotels of Switzerland, Sonntagszeitung
5.7 points, Quality Selection 2013, Holidaycheck

2012

One of the 10 best wellness hotels in Europe according to GEO Season
New member of Relais & Châteaux "Familiy"
Nominated for the SPA Aphrodite "beauty & spa"
Number 19 BILANZ Rating
Number 17 in Rating of Sonntagszeitung
Top 16 Winterhotels, Sonntagszeitung
Under Top 20 HIDEAWAYS Hotels

2011

One of the 10 best wellness hotels in Europe according to GEO Season
BILANZ names Christian Müller as Maître d’Hôtel of the year
Gault Millau awards 17 points for Jan Leimbach
Top 16 Winterhotels, Sonntagszeitung
"One of the best whisky bars in Switzerland, Whisky Guide 2011
Number 18 BILANZ Rating
Under Top 25 HIDEAWAYS Hotels

2010

One of the 10 best wellness hotels in Europe according to GEO Season?Ranked 12th among the world’s best hideaway hotels?
Christoph Kollmeier, Chef de Bar, is the German U28 Cocktail Champion 2010
Number 14 BILANZ Rating

2009

Bilanz rating: Best price-performance ratio
Ranked 4th among the best wellness hotels in Europe according to GEO Season
Ranked 13th among the world’s best hideaway hotels
Switzerland’s first certified Selfness Hotel (TÜV Rhineland)?
BILANZ names Jan Leimbach Hotel Chef of the Year
Number 8 in the 50 best Swiss holiday hotels – BILANZ

2008

Rated best half-board restaurant in Switzerland by the Tages Anzeiger daily newspaper
Ranked 6th among the best wellness hotels in Europe according to GEO Saison?
Ranked 14th among the world’s best hideaway hotels?
Number 10 in the 50 best Swiss holiday hotels – BILANZ

2007

Winner of the Senses Wellness Award as Best Alpine Spa?
One of the 10 best wellness hotels in Europe according to GEO Season

2006

Designated as ***** Superior Hotel?
One of the top 12 Swiss hotels according to Focus
3rd place in the VIP International Traveler Award for the world’s most luxurious ski hotels

2005

Switzerland’s second best holiday hotel “Sonntagszeitung”
GaultMillau Hotel of the Year 2005
Named as the best winter hotel in Switzerland 2005/2006 by Cash magazine?
Europe’s most luxurious ski resort – VIP Traveler?
Winner of the Wellness Aphrodite Award for the best wellness cuisine in ?Germany, Austria and Switzerland presented by Top Hotel magazine

2004

Winner of the GALA SPA AWARD?
Named as the best winter hotel in Switzerland 2004/2005 by Cash magazine
Carpe Diem SPA Award 2004

2003

Ranked 5th among the holiday hotels in Switzerland by the Sonntagszeitung Sunday paper?
Ranked 21st among the 100 best Swiss hotels – Bilanz
Ranked 3rd among the best winter hotels by Cash magazine