La Clef des Champs
If you wish to get away from it all, limit your contact with people, traffic, and the hustle and bustle of everyday life Hotel la Clef des Champs may be what you are looking for. Located in the Jura mountains about forty minutes from Neuchâtel and ten minutes from the La Vue des Alpes the hotel sits by itself with only the Restaurant la Tete de Ran to give it company.
This is not a fancy expensive
hotel, but rather a reasonable basic hotel providing a base for Activities
in the area including downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing,
hiking and mountain biking depending upon the weather. Since the Jura
mountains are lower in elevation than the alps call first to verify
snow conditions if you wish to ski.
Yellow signs giving destination and the amount of time to get there
by foot and point you in the right direction.
Activities are easy to moderate
in difficulty depending upon your skill and experience. If you wish
for greater challenges the Alps are about a two hour drive away. Excursions
can be arranged by the hotel.
If you wish to hang out and read or talk to friends, family and fellow guests the hotel and restaurant gives you a great view of the valley named Val de Rue and Lake Neuchâtel beyond.
Rooms are comfortable and pleasing to the eye. If you like open beams ask for a room at the top floor where you will get the beams, slanted roof and sky-lights.
for one person is less than CHF100, two person a bit over CHF100,
room for a family of four persons around CHF300. Discounts include
groups of twelve or more, and for children twelve years old and under.
Ask if the room has a bathroom attached or if it is down the hall.
Prices include breakfast.
The restaurant next door provides moderate-priced foods, and a terrace
with a view.