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Lausanne
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2013

I discovered this hotel during a teambuilding at beginning of September. At that time, I enjoyed the decorum made of modern art and design, the view on the mountains and the breakfast offering lots of choice with salty and sweety meals. For this second stay, with my girlfriend, I wanted to test the restaurant. I booked a junior suite giving... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2013

I have never written a review on a hotel before, but felt compelled to do so relative to The Cambrian as I had such a bad experience. The advertising for this hotel is very deceptive. The photos on their website are taken from angles, and in locations which intentionally exclude the immediately surrounding buildings, to make you think you will... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2013

This is a thoroughly rave review. No constructive criticism here. Pros/Cons: Pros starting with the lobby: spacious yet oozing-with-coziness with many well-designed seating pockets - whether around an amazing smelling fire or out near the deck with killer views. There's a cool yet pointless bar off the lobby (pointless because there's no view). Instead I'd recommend ordering your drink from... More 

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St-Saphorin-Lavaux, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Born in Switzerland, having quite a good overview of hotel management, I was a bit disappointed by the hotel. Yes, the design is perfect, the location is amazing, but it's not worth the price. Rooms are not totally sound insulated, the spa is quite small and the outside pool cannot welcome more than a few couples. You definitely have to... More 

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Stafford
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

Beautifully decorated hotel-friendly staff. Public areas clean and tidy. Rooms very clean and tidy. Food is excellent-just wish there was tea/coffee facilities in room... Need tea in the morning before I face the world! Spa was great but fully booked for treatments-would be useful to be advised to book in advance of arrival. Town is lovely.

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Tel Aviv
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

We just returned after staying 5 nights at the Cambrian in Adelboden, and I simply can't wait till the next time. Adelboden is a lovely village with kind and welcoming people, and the Cambrian is not different. Service was great, every question that we had was kindly replied by the staff, recommendations and reservations were done by them to other... More 

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1 Thank OhadG
Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

We've stayed at the Cambrian for the second time and were not disappointed. We love the friendly staff, great location of the hotel, amazing alpine view, generous breakfast and wonderful spa. This is a small, personal hotel where you instantly feel at home, ready to kick off your shoes and just relax. If you love personal service with a local,... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

Cambrian hotel is located in a quiet village of Adelboden, great place for a quick escape from the busy city lifestyle. The hotel has fantastic facilities, and the service staff was superb, staff helped me organizing few romantic surprises. The hotel offers fascinating views of the Swiss alps, be it by the outdoor infinity pool/jacuzzi or by the tea and... More 

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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

We choose to have a Day at the Beautiful SPA of the Hotel. It is very appreaciated that it is possible as a non guest of the Hotel to have a Spa Day. The Entry Fee is 38.-per person witch i consider rather low regarding that you are allowed to use all facilities inklusive Slippers,Towels and Bathrobe. The Outdoor Pool... More 

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Reviewed 21 August 2013 via mobile

Out room was lovely, I really liked the decoration and the hotel is in the perfect spot in the middle of town. The spa is lovely, sauna, steam room and of course the outside pool which is beautiful. You can sit there and enjoy the gorgeous views over the mountains. Great service, would reccommend

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
Food & drink at the hotel
Restaurant The Cambrian
Restaurant The Cambrian
Cuisines: Swiss, European, Central European
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alpine authenticity meets design. We at The Cambrian passionately believe that during your stay, you should feel every bit as relaxed as you would in your own home. The Cambrian provides authentic local colour, cosmopolitan comfort and inspiring cuisine. It is sophisticated and reliable, and dedicated to providing its guests with unrivalled service. Explore, engage, enjoy, relax, restore and create experiences that will stay with you forever. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cambrian

Address: Dorfstrasse 7, Adelboden 3715, Switzerland (Formerly Solis Cambrian Adelboden Hotel and Spa)
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Adelboden
Price Range: $300 - $844 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Cambrian 4.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
The Cambrian Adelboden Hotel And Spa
Solis Cambrian Hotel
Hotel Solis Cambrian
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Adelboden
#1 Spa Hotel in Adelboden
#1 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Adelboden
#1 Luxury Hotel in Adelboden
#3 Romantic Hotel in Adelboden
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“Panorama view (otherwise looking at parking lot and another building across the street) and a high floor”
 of 5 bubbles Elena_Biryani, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“mountain view is a must”
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“Ask for one of the suites on the first floor. The terraces are huge and worth the upgrade!”
 of 5 bubbles cocoh339, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms may have mountain view (very beautiful) or "street view"”
 of 5 bubbles scheuri, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you get a view to the valley and the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles KOgrosseholz, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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