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Esther's Guesthouse

Gimmelwald CH 3826, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had apartment A for two couples (same family). It worked beautifully. The porch outside was a delightful spot for wine and conversation at the end of the day. We took meals we had cooked in our well-stocked kitchenette out to Esther's front terrace for eye-popping al fresco dining. The Alps were right there in all their grandeur! Beds were... More

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San Diego, California
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived to the beautiful and quaint village. Amazing views. Super fun to travel via gondola to your hotel. Couldn't find our room, you have to look on their board immediately when you enter the stairwell and you'll see your room number. Room (#3) was clean and comfortable, with an amazing view of the alps. Really spectacular. Sat and drank wine... More

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Sedgewickville, MO
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very clean and functional. The breakfast was good. Our hostess was helpful, friendly and even accommodating regarding our luggage when we wanted a later check out time to go to the Schilthorn on our last day. But of course, the main attraction is the location. I would have stayed in Heidi's loft and bed of hay to... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To say we loved our stay at Esther's is the understatement of the century. Truly! We enjoyed it so much. We rented one of Esther's apartments. We had a huge balcony with beautiful views. The apartment was oh-so clean and comfortable. We loved having a kitchen to prepare our food from the local sellers in Gimmelwald. Esther took such good... More

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Liebe Gäste ich danke Ihnen für diese super Bewertung. Es freut uns, dass sie begeistert sind von uns und wir... More

Ottawa, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Esther with young family (3, 6, and 7). It was just great. So is Esther. We had a great time staying at this location in an village that is probably one of the best situated on earth for its view. Thanks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This B&B is location in small village unspoiled by Tourists. Its is easy to access many day hikes and longer ones. The building appears to be recently built in the swiss style. Rooms are comfortable and very clean. Quiet and lots of space for a family of 4. We bought the breakfasts and packed lunches - definitely cheaper than eating... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my sixth trip to Switzerland and I always go to Gimmelwald, it is so beautiful and pastoral. This was my first stay at Esther's and I'll be back. Part of Gimmelwald's charm is the lack of high rise hotels and crowds so Esther's fits in perfectly. We stayed in room 2 which has a double bed tucked under... More

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Es ist schön, so viele tolle Gäste beherbergen zu dürfen. Vielen Dank für diese sehr objektive Bewertung. Ich hoffe sie... More

Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We just returned from a 5 night trip to Gimmelwald and Esther's Guesthouse. 2 adults and 3 children and we stayed in apartment B. It was fantastic. Kitchen was fully stocked with everything you could need. Esther was helpful with passes and hikes and things to do with the kids. We just loved every minute and are already planning another... More

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Richland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The hotel was great. The location was near several trekking trails and located near the two town restaurants. The access to the kitchen made us able to fix some of our meals daily. We stayed on the top floor and the only concern was the very low ceilings. A few of us had bumped our heads on the wood beams.... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Ester's offers the perfect setting for enjoying hiking or not. To sit on the porch and watch the people walk through and watch the parasailers fly by is my isda of a great afternoon.

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