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Hörnli hut

Mountain restaurant · Arosa Lenzerheide · 2,509 m
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  • Hörnli Hütte Arosa
    Hörnli Hütte Arosa
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Built 1923 by the Skiclub Arosa on the highest point of the Mountain, the Hörnli hut is still sitting enthroned today on this beautiful viewpoint. Treat yourself to a delicious refreshment and enjoy the glorious view of the mountain scenery.

Thanks to its location and special characteristics, the area near the Hörnli was discovered and used for skiing early on. Since in the age before mountain railways and ski lifts, people were dependent on suitable accommodation in the touring areas, the Arosa Ski Club decided in July 1923 to build a ski hut on the highest point of the Hörnli ridge. This was built entirely by 50 club members and was inaugurated on 9 December 1923. The Hörnli hut was open to the public from the beginning, as it still is today in summer and winter. Various extensions and conversions, especially in 1937, 1962 and 2004, have turned the Hörnlihütte into an imposing restaurant with overnight accommodation also for non-club members. Still one of the top addresses for a tasty snack on your ski day.


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Update: October 24, 2022

Public transport

The Rhaetian Railway brings you from Chur to Arosa in one hour. Continue in the local bus and take the Cable car Hörnli-Express.

By road

From Chur, follow the signs to Arosa. The Hörnli-Express is situated at the end of the valley. Turn left after the bus stopp Gada.


There is a limited number of parking spaces available at the valley station of the Cable car Hörnli-Express. As alternative, use the parking garage Brüggli.


2'766'610E 1'181'941N
46.767809, 9.620078
46°46'04.1"N 9°37'12.3"E
32T 547345 5179548
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Hörnli hut

Hörnlihütte Arosa / Hörnli Gastro AG
7050 Arosa
Phone +41 81 377 15 04

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