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Seehotel Baren Brienz

Hauptstr. 172, Brienz 3855, Switzerland
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Ranked #4 of 12 hotels in Brienz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013
David H Hamden, Connecticut
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Hamden, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Visitors to the Bernese Oberland who are lucky enough to discover the small town of Brienz on the shore of the lake that bears its name (the Brienzersee) will soon find themselves in a wonderland of natural splendor and unlimited recreational opportunities - easily accessible to, but somewhat insulated from, the hustle and bustle of the tourist centers of Interlaken... More

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Rumlang, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

On my way to the south of Switzerland I wanted to take the route along Lake Brienz and Lake Thun and enjoy a relaxing evening. I had a room with balcony towards the lakeside, and the view into the mountains was magnificient. Even though dinner time was over when I went to the Restaurant, they gladly offered me a tasty... More

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Sunrise, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

Since the first time I arrived here in 1995, I have been ecstatic to come home to Hotel Baren located on the most beautiful and serene Brienzersee. Each member of the staff is attentive, friendly, and professional. My favorite aspect of this family hotel are the yellow pillowcases and down comforters, not to mention the breathtaking views of either the... More

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Scotland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Sitting out on the balcony looking over the lake made the room great. The facilities in the room itself were average although we did get a massage chair! You need to specifically ask for a room with toilet and shower/ bath otherwise you might be sharing facilities. Very nice breakfast. We felt that we never really tuned into the place... More

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Wilton, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Great views from balconies in rooms overlooking the lake. wonderful prominade along the lake for walking. Best outdoor seating that we could find in Brienz, though weather did not cooperate during our visit. Very attentive staff - special shout out to LiLi. Nice breakfast. dinner was fine. Rooms unspectacular -except for the view.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Whilst not exactly upscale...we took a room with a private bathroom and shower (yes you have to ask for that otherwise they will assume you are looking to share the facilities..not us)..., the room was clean, had a great view, comfortable bed, kettle and tea (no coffee) in the room. Hair dryer and clean bathroom, so overall quite nice for... More

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milano
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

I stopped there just for one night on a motorcycle trip through Switzerland. The location is very nice and the staff is kind and available. The only thing that was a bot odd is the fact that we had to share the shower and the bathroom. We know it before hand because it was explained in the description but still... More

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57 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2010

Right on the lake with no road or railway line to spoil the view. All the south facing rooms have balconies overlooking the lake. The rooms themselves are fairly basic (more two star than three) and ensuites are small but adequate (note that not all rooms have an ensuite). They are, however, clean and the beds are very comfortable. Staff... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2008

A good hotel right on the edge of the lake. The staff were friendly and efficient even though we arrived 2 hours early. The room was clean but a bit dated, bed was comfortable and bedding excellent. the shower was ok. the only other facilities were a hairdryer and a radio. nice balcony with lake view. Breakfast was average but... More

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Address: Hauptstr. 172, Brienz 3855, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Brienz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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