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Pension Gimmelwald

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Gimmelwald CH-3826, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...and came back in the evening for Caroline's curry night, we weren't sure what to expect but it was awesome. Our table was waiting for us when we arrived, the curry was served quickly and was delicious. Truly a lovely place with fab views of the snow-covered mountains in a tiny alpine village high up on a ledge. Don't miss... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pension Gimmelwald is a relaxing family-friendly retreat located,as the name suggests, in the small village of Gimmelwald. It requires a cable ride from Stechelberg which itself is a short bus ride from Lauterbrunnen. Gimmelwald is a great hiking and sledging area. The perhaps better known village of Mürren (skiing/hiking/sledging area) is either a 40 minute walk up or another short... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Pension Gimmelwald in July, and loved every minute of our stay there! You take a cable car from the valley to get to the hotel, just a short walk from the lift. Our room was rustic, with a sink in the room and bathrooms and showers down the hall. Comfortable beds. Delicious food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

We had several meals at this property. Prices can be high but everything in Switzerland is expensive. My favorite dish was the hiker special. It is offered everyday from 6 - 7, for 10 Swiss Franks. It is just a good hearty meal. Burgers are big and tasty. Just a friendly well, well decorated pub/restaurant. Our waitress was Carolyn, she... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I really want to be fair to these guys because the staff is fantastic and the Pension Gimmelwald knows exactly what it is. I made a mistake in my booking that is not the fault of the building in terms of what I was expecting vs. what is ended up being. I should preface this review by saying that if... More 

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Seabeck, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Gimmelwald is stunning and worth a day trip up the gondola even if you don't stay over. But if you want to spend more time, this is an inviting spot. Everyone I met was kind and engaging. This is a pet-friendly place as well. I did the 1/2 board, but if I did it again, I'd order ala cart &... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Pros: -- A couple of the people who work there are very nice and helpful. It was a blend of British and Swiss/German people who seemed to run things. The morning staff were particularly lovely. This was softened us when we came downstairs in a bad mood after a really bad first night's sleep. See below for more info. on... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Pension is on the most beautiful place you can imagine facing 4km+ high mountain peaks. Staff was extremely helpful and nice. They knew about all the hiking paths and helped us every time we asked for something. Breakfast was ok and the restaurant average. Only downsides are high Swiss prices and the noise that a wooden building makes when somebody... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Hiking to Gimmelwald is a must, period. It is worth the train trip to Murren, then walk down hill for a relaxing view and scenery of the mountains and hill side. Promise, you will not find a more scenic meaningful 30-40 walk with your wife and/or family! Then stop at Pension for a wonder well prepared lunch or dinner is... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Gimmelwald is one of the most amazing places I've ever visited. I cannot wait to return. The whole staff at Pension Gimmelwald is amazing- so friendly, accommodating, and helpful! I 110% recommend staying here!

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