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Berggasthaus Obersteinberg

Geschwister von Allmen, Stechelberg CH-3824, Switzerland
Berggasthaus Obersteinberg
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Staying at this guesthouse is unbelievable! The views hiking to and from it are spectacular and when you are there you are surrounded by the most incredible mountain vistas one could imagine. I am dreaming of returning.

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Amman, Jordan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I've decided to stay in the hotel because of the beautiful name for the hotel, travellers call it 'Candlelight hotel' and i thought celebrating birthday in the mountain is kind of awesome, and so my friend and I hiked up to stay for one night. It was a beautiful hike with amazing view from Gimmelwald up to Obersteinberg, steep but... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
23 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I agreed to stay here based on the reviews from previous visitors. It was a good place to stay--the first mountain hotel for me. We walked up the long way round on an old hunting trail. We were welcomed with drinks with an amazing view. The rooms are basic and quiet. The meal was just what we needed--soup then tasty... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We wanted to explore upper Lautenbachtal in more extend and experience the mountain atmosphere more intense. So we decided to stay the night in Berghotel Obersteinberg and reserved a room in advance. We really loved the hospitality, the rooms and the food. Everything was excellent. We were prepared for a basic setting, no electricity, no heating, no warm water, no... More 

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Beaverton
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This hotel is known for its unforgettable views so you better hope that you arrive there on a sunny day as there is not much else to recommend it. The hike up along the Lauterbrunnen Valley is beautiful and relaxing but then becomes strenuous as you head up to Obersteinberg. We were lucky to hike without rain until we reached... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We arrived at this hotel after a long walk/hike from Lauterbrunnen. We left Lauterbrunnen in a light rain, but it stopped after about an hour and we were in just some cloudy and cool weather. We went through Stechelburg on the way. When we arrived, it began to rain and instead of sitting outside, went in and check in to... More 

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Long Beach, CA
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48 hotel reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is comfortable, if not rustic, but that's what you stay there for. The views of the alps are unforgettable, and you are wonderfully rewarded for your three hour strenuous hike up the mountain. So worth it! The beds were comfortable if not a bit damp but it had been raining for several days prior to our arrival. We... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We thought people should understand what you are getting into here and think carefully about the weather before going. Rustic hotel that could be fun in good weather, however, a bit hard in bad weather. The reason to go here is for a hike, away from touristy areas and a rustic experience. We unfortunately hit bad weather, hiking in thick... More 

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San Anselmo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We are a family of four (kids age 10 and 13) and did the hike from Gimmelwald to Obersteinberg, stayed overnight, then back down to Stechelberg. We made the reservation at Obersteinberg through the tourist office in Stechelberg and that worked out fine. Be forewarned - the hike from Gimmelwald to Obersteinberg is no joke. It took us 3.5 hours... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We would have never discovered this place without the recommendation of a collegue. We planned our entire hike around staying at this place. There are several ways to get here (take a different route when you leave the next day!) and the views were absolutely stunning. The hotel is a welcomed sight after a strenuous hike and you are greated... More 

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