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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Becky G Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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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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Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights in mid-September, by accident, after a mess up with our intended booking. What a happy mistake it was. We had our two young children and the staff were very accommodating of the odd food requests and glasses of milk and were friendly and easy going throughout with some good laughs and conversation! The room was... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Gimmelwald is simply magical. Slow down and take in the culture, beauty, and history of this tiny village nestled high in the mountains. It is a journey to get there, but that's part of what is so great about it. Pension Gimmelwald was laid back and had a fun yet cozy atmosphere. The beer (they make their own!) and fondue... More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

You can't find a more beautiful setting! Gimmelwald itself if so quaint and picturesque, Pension Gimmelwald fits right in. My husband and I took our 1st trip to Europe in late Aug/early Sept of 2014. We ended here and it was great. The room was simple but adequate. (And who really spends much time in their room when visiting the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Had a magic time here. From the (terrifying!) cable car up and seeing the Pension for the first time... it was a special moment for me. I stayed in the dorm which was really cosy and comfortable. It was a quiet atmosphere there so early rising for hikes was easy - that's one of the reasons I went for this... More 

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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We spent one night at pension gimmelwald when hiking through in early September. Although not fancy, the mountain hotel is cozy and charming and in the most beautiful setting. We had a room with shared bath (all very clean) but they also have rooms with private bath. Only FYI is that walls are thin so you can hear others talking... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

When we arrived we were ready to get out and explore but the previous occupants of the room had mistakenly taken the key. I felt sorry for the employee struggling to find another to replace it....none of the keys were marked and luckily he found one that worked at about key number 20 quite a while after we arrived. The... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was a great place to stay while we were staying in Gimmelwald for 3 nights. We did a lot of hiking and the beds were comfortable and warm to crawl into at night. The staff was a lot of fun and we stayed up late on our last night there watching Dumb and Dumber, drinking beer and laughing with... More 

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Totally beautiful, Charming employees, Great food and overall one of the best places in europe :). The rooms are quite small and creeky but that just creates all the atmosphere. The area is in general a great retreat from the packed cities of europe. This is a must for those wanting to see the hidden beauty of the region.

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Vancouver, Washington
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11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

First off the setting of this place is amazing high in the Alps of the quiet little village of Gimmelwald. The Biergarten was also very cool to have a few cold ones after a long days hike. I would have given this review a 5 but around midnight on our last night I overhead one of the employees bad mouthing... More 

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ritzihostal, Owner at Pension Gimmelwald, responded to this review

I can only say I was appalled to read this review and totally empathise with what was said. As an Englishman abroad I always like to be treated with respect as does any nationality. All of us at the Pension Gimmelwald can only apologise unreservedly for this member of staff's arrogant behaviour. I think something like 70% of our clients... More 

Kingwood, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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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Address: Gimmelwald CH-3826, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Gimmelwald
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
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