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Pension Gimmelwald

Gimmelwald CH-3826, Switzerland
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Ranked #2 of 3 Gimmelwald B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
jmstone80 Kingwood, Texas
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Kingwood, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This little mountain pension was just what we needed for our stay in this amazing farming village. Gimmelwald is breath-taking, and Pension Gimmelwald provides you with comfort, cleanliness, warm hosts, and nice views. Plus, you can take advantage of the good food at their restaurant (we ate there for breakfast and dinner 2 out of the 3 days we were... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I truly loved staying at Pension Gimmelwald. I was part of a group trip and supposed to be in a smaller room, but wound up getting the honeymoon suite at no extra cost! We spent several days and nights there back in 2006 (not the below time reference). Some of my group went out on a day trip, but I... More

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155 reviews 155 reviews
123 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While it was a pain dragging our luggage up from Interlaken (train ride, bus ride, cable car ride) for an hour...we were so happy we chose to stay in peaceful little Gimmelwald...the bar/restaurant (reasonably priced for Switzerland) was a great spot to chill...the village itself only takes about 30 minutes to wonder around, but we were pretty happy with just... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The hostel has spectacular view of nature. The cable car is very close. The hostel offers breakfast and dinner for reasonable price. The dormitory condition might be changed. In my opinion, 6 beds with normal bed instead of lying on the floor could be better. By the way, 1 toilet and 1 bathroom is not enough, so decreasing of the... More

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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104 reviews 104 reviews
38 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Phil, Alex, John, Gary and Jodi (all English) run a great little place here and are super friendly to boot. See pictures. Originally a 500 year old farm building converted into B&B with 13 rooms (sleeping 2 or 3) and 6 dorm beds. Shared baths down the hall, but very clean and did not have any conflict with use. Can't... More

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Los Angeles, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Very short walk from the tram station. It is a backpacker style old wooden structure hotel that is run by an English man - hence, they all speak English fluently! It was a cozy place to stay. The ceilings are low, so I guess if you are over 6 feet... you may have problems. Shared bath and toilet. This place... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Gimmelwald is such a cute little town and the Pension was a great place to stay. We wish we were still there. How often do you have to take a cable car to get to your hotel?! Fill your water bottle at the water trough, get some local cheese from around the corner and soak in the views. The rooms... More

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Richfield, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

What a great little hotel in Gimmelwald, Switzerland. My husband and I visited after our trip to Zurich for the Zurich Ironman. It was so peaceful. It is so beautiful and everyone at the hotel is great, especially the Manager, Phil. He did everything and made everyone feel welcome and comfortable. I usually don't like to stay at a place... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

We didn't stay at the Pension, but did walk from Mürren in order to have dinner there. They have a great "Backpacker's Special," which gets you a great meal for only 10 francs (unheard of for Switzerland!). They have a great beer and dessert selection, with an amazing view of the mountains and the valley. Definitely worth checking out. We... More

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San Francisco, CA
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

This review is for the food only. We availed ourselves of the lovely outdoor patio, where you can drink beer and take refreshment after a hike and stare in continued disbelief at the gorgeousness around you. We returned later in the early evening for dinner, and ordered some traditional swiss fare - pork steak and rosti; schnitzel and fried potatoes.... More

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Address: Gimmelwald CH-3826, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Gimmelwald
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