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Naturfreundehaus (Nature's Friends)

Terrassenweg, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We visited during summer and the place was clean, peaceful and the food was delicious. They upgraded us to a couples room for free. The staff were also very helpful. Grindelwald town is quite touristy but if you hike into the hills it is really really beautiful, which we loved.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This was a fun place for us to stay. Owners were so friendly and helpful. Good breakfast. We were there 3 nights and had no problems. Just make sure you take the bus up the mountain or you'll have to walk...and by walk I mean hike.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We stayed 3 nights in this amazing place, with great views, helpful staff, and a beautiful location. We slept well all 3 nights and had a great time, attacked the Grosse Scheidegg on day 2 and spent a restful afternoon basking in the mountain views. Even though we opted out of the dinner, it smelt great. The included breakfast was... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We stayed for a weekend. Our room had 2 bunk beds, nothing more, nothing less. We had to share the bathroom and toilet. The hotel will pick you up from the station. It is a very basic hotel, and perfect if you are just looking for a cheap place to crash during your ski weekend / holiday. I missed out... More

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Helena, Montana
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28 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We were on a 14-day hike on the Via Alpina and needed a place to stay on this leg of the journey. We'd stayed at a Naturfreundehaus before, and this one was every bit as good. We arrived hot and sweaty, and our hostess immediately gave each of us tall glasses of peppermint iced tea (no charge). She speaks excellent... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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15 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I stayed at the Naturfreundehaus as part of a hiking group and found it basic but good. It's a hostel so don't expect too much but it's better than the youth hostel down the road. Smallish rooms with bunk beds and a shared bathroom. If you're not bothered about luxury and don't mind walking up the hill or working out... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stayed here for three nights on our recent trip to the Swiss Alps. Very affordable, rate includes breakfast. We used this as a base for our hikes and excursions. The hostel has an alpine charm and is clean. The view of the north face of Eiger from right outside the hostel is terrific. Vreni and Heinz were both warm... More

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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

So much to recommend about this place: the location is very peaceful, the view is stunning, the prices are reasonable. We were traveling with our young daughter, so we opted to eat dinner each night at the hostel to avoid scrambling for something suitable at the end of each day. I'm so glad we did - it was always delicious.... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

A friend and I stayed here for just one night and really enjoyed how peaceful and quiet the location was out of downtown Grindelwald. Some say the downtown is too touristy, but this hostel is up on the hill of Terressenweg and quiet peaceful with quick access to a trail (a bit steep - this is the Swiss Alps) leading... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

We stayed there for 2 nights. We were in the mountains. The hotel looks very good and has alpen atmosphere. Rooms, toilets and showers were clean. You can use the kitchen and all stuff in there. Staff is very kind, helpfull and friendly. There is beautiful view when you rest on a deck chair. Thank you for nice stay.

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Address: Terrassenweg, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Jungfrau Region > Grindelwald
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