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Hotel Kronenhof*

Via Maistra 35 | 7504 Pontresina
From 1850 renovations and expansions of a countrified ancestral home; builder Lorenz Gredig (1829–1905). 1896-98 expanded by the Ragaz Brothers to a big neo-Baroque three-wing annex with a “court of honour”; roof with cupola.

Opulent interior decoration; ceiling painting in neo-rococo by Otto Haberer, 1901. One of the most well-established hotels of the Upper Engadine Valley, integrated into the village collective.

(Kunstführer durch Graubünden, Hg. Gesellschaft für Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte. Eng. translation of the title: Art Guide of Graubünden, ed. Society for the History of Swiss Art, Zurich 2008. This book has only been published in German.)