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Hotel Gletschergarten

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Obere Gletscherstrasse 1 | 3818 Grindelwald, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Montreux, Switzerland
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42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gabriela and Gerhard, and their son Lars, attend to their guests with almost incredible warmth and sensitivity. From arrival to departure, one feels welcome to a rare degree. The rooms are chalet-style, beautifully furnished, and the meals are inexpensive and impeccably served. The breads at breakfast come from the bakery opposite and are excellent. The hotel arranges tickets for all... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

staffs are prefect and their recommadation is very good. not like other hotels always recommend you go to expensive restaurant to have good food when travel. the staff will tailor make for you and give you a choice. the room was very beautiful especially the bathroom was spacious and new renovated. i would say this is the best service hotel... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for two nights and cannot recommend it highly enough. This fourth generation hotel is beautiful and charming and the hosts are welcoming and helpful. The included breakfast is delicious and the dinner, which is a set menu that can be reserved if wanted, is deliciously prepared by the French chef who has been with the hotel for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently stayed two days in this lovely hotel. The location is peaceful and the hotel is clean. The proprietors provide super and friendly service. Food is varied and very good. Excellent advice on mountain walks. It is close to amenities. Very reliable wifi.

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48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our friends and I spent 2 delightful evenings enjoying the wonderful hospitality of this very well run in. Upon check in we were immediately made to feel like part of the family. Lars,the son of the proprietor offered wonderful advice as to where and when to visit the many lovely sights there are to see in Grindenwald. We were able... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent four wonderful nights at the Gletschergarten Hotel, and cannot speak highly enough of the hospitality shown by the incomparable hosts, Gabriella, Gerhardt and Lars. From being picked up and dropped off at the train station, to the many tips on the local area and incredible four course dinner, the attention to detail and care shown by the hosts was... More 

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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes it's pricey but you get something for your money! 125 year old chalet hotel, friendly reception by the owners, quiet location off the crowds, big rooms, blazingly fast Internet, good breakfast. They also sell all tickets for trains etc. there. The rooms still ooze the charm of the seventies, for me a trip back memory lane! They even still... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could the Gletschergarten really be as good as the hundreds of positive reviews on TripAdvisor claimed? Hooray, hooray: the answer is yeah! In June we spent a week in their Eiger apartment, just across the road from the hotel. It was a perfect size for a couple, with comfy beds, well-equipped kitchen (including both cafetière and filter coffee maker), excellent... More 

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Hampton, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After five nights we did not want to leave this very special hotel. Gabriella, Gerhard and their son, Lars treated us as friends of the family. The entire ambiance is Comfortable and Charming. I also must add that everyone working here made us feel welcome and and always with a smile. Excellent location for day excursions throughout most of Bernese... More 

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family run hotel providing excellent facilities, friendly welcome and service, very comfortable well equipped rooms, and superb food. The views from the hotel are breathtaking, looking up at the Eiger and other major mountains. The owners and staff could not have done more to make our stay more relaxed and enjoyable, and they were willing to provide additional information... More 

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