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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked Hotel Gletschergarten at the last minute and were so happy with our selection. Lovely owners and staff, nice room with balcony, modern bathroom, easy walk to and from the center of town (or you can hop on the free bus). They picked us up and dropped us off at the train station. Convenient to have a washer/dryer as... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel,very clean, pleasent, and the staff was great and helpful.We would absolutely recomend this hotel. The breakfast was also excellent. They have laundry facilities which is a plus if you have been on the road for a while. A lot of shops, grocery store within walking distance. The view all arround is breathtaking.

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Thank Michel C
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We enjoyed the experience of staying in a real Swiss chalet operated by the same Swiss family for over 100 years. The Michel family are excellent hosts, fluent in four languages, who treat their guests like good friends. The mountain views from the hotel are astounding. To complete your Swiss experience each day, have dinner at the restaurant in the... More 

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Yorkshire
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

We have stayed here in the past and this year was great too. Very friendly family run hotel with great food and they cater for gluten free too. We had a room with a balcony and fantastic views of snow covered mountains.

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the absolute 'Swissness' of this hotel. What better than a chalet with balconies covered with geraniums! The building,its owners and staff exude welcome. We felt at home immediately. Our room was large with really comfortable beds, great bathroom,a sitting area and fabulous views of the mountains.Hotel Gletscherarten is family owned and run and the attention to service... More 

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MA
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We spent one night at the Hotel Gletschergarten as part of an inn to inn hiking trip with Alpine Hikers. Host/owners, Gerard & Gabriella were so friendly and helpful, we immediately felt very comfortable on our first night in the Bernese Oberland. Our room was lovely, bathroom modern and an amazing view from our balcony. Dinner and breakfast were delicious.... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed 4 nights in Sept. 2016. Gary and Gabriela were wonderful hosts - helpful in making suggestions and very accommodating. Our room was clean, spacious and very comfortable. The dining room is charming and the food, although not spectacular, was delicious. The location very convenient to the Lift to First and a short walk to the main part of... More 

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Thank William L
North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights in August with our 2 adult sons. Our room was spacious for 4 adults and the newly updated bathroom was great. There were so many things that made this hotel one of our favorite stays. Gerhard and Gabriela are the main reason. Gerhard picked us up at the train station when we arrived. The... More 

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Thank Deb S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights in September of 2016 during our honeymoon and it was the highlight of our vacation. Not only is the view of the surrounding mountains and valley spectacular from the hotel, but the service is absolutely superb. The owners, who also run the hotel on a day to day basis, were available nearly all hours... More 

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a really nice hotel. It is family owned and the environment is very cozy and welcoming. Gabriela's customer service is commendable. We were received and dropped of by car at the train station. The hotel rooms are perfect for a couple. The view from the hotel is breath taking. It is a very serene experience. Overall the hotel,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Over 115 years old, the traditional family-run Hotel Gletschergarten in Grindelwald offers you panoramic mountain views, free WiFi and a free internet terminal. In good snow conditions, a ski run leads almost to the hotel. Breakfast is served every morning. After a day outside you can relax at the fireplace in the lounge. Half board, including a 4-course dinner, is available on request. A free pick-up service from the railway or bus station is offered. The Grindelwald First Cable Car Station is reachable within just a few minutes' walk, and the bus stop is just 20 metres away from the Gletschergarten Hotel. Further free time activities can be organised by the help of the staff. The hotel also has a new renovated wellness area with sauna and steam bath. You enjoy free access to the sports centre of Grindelwald, which features an indoor pool and an ice skating rink. Various tickets and ski passes can be bought at the regular rates from the reception. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Gletschergarten

Address: Obere Gletscherstrasse 1 | 3818 Grindelwald, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Jungfrau Region > Grindelwald
Price Range: $262 - $418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Gletschergarten 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Gletschergarten Hotel Grindelwald
Hotel Gletschergarten Grindelwald, Switzerland - Jungfrau
Hotel Style:
#1 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Grindelwald
#1 Romantic Hotel in Grindelwald
#1 Family Hotel in Grindelwald
#4 Best Value Hotel in Grindelwald
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“Choose a room facing the mountains and street below.”
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“All rooms have nice balconies with good views, not much difference between them all”
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“Ask for a room with a mountain view.”
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“Pay extra to get mountain views”
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“our room had bath and shower. It was of good dimensions including a sitting area. It had three windows and a long balcony..”
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