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Chalet Fontana

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Buhl, Murren 3825, Switzerland
Chalet Fontana
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Knoxville, TN
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257 reviews
112 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 703 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the same story I always have: Fabulous in every way, and I Highly recommend this place if you can find a vacancy there. Denise also rents another private apartment Geisstiliboden which is fantastic. You can't go wrong with Denise!

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My college-age daughter and I stayed here and loved Murren and our lodging. The proprietress is very friendly, efficient and effervescent with good ideas on managing time and the weather. The breakfast is delicious and filling and conversation was lively among the guests. We shared a bath and never had a problem. In our room we had a sink, which... More 

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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Chalet Fontana is owned and operated by a friendly English woman called Denise.She will greet you on the street before you arrive provided you give her advance details of your arrival.The train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen is scenic and makes your weary eyes filled with excitement.At Lauterbrunnen Train a Interchange, you have to walk down and change to a cable... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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104 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Pros: very clean, cozy lodging. Great location (but Murren is so small, everything is a good location!) Breakfast was good, wasn't as noisy as we had read. There was a miscommunication somehow, and we had failed to book the last night that we had planned, but Denise shifted a few things around and was able to reserve the 4th night... More 

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Seattle
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110 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stayed 5 nights at Chalet Fontana. We stayed 1 night in a "top of the house" triple and 4 nights in the apartment located in the same building. Bottom line - Chalet Fontana is reasonably priced, well managed, clean and in a fantastic location. Depending on room choice, bathroom is shared or private. Book Early!!! We wanted to stay... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This chalet is run efficiently and smoothly. The host is pleasant and direct. The rooms are modest and comfortable. The bath is shared in the main house. The town is a perfect quiet getaway and served as a break for our family in the middle if a whirlwind euro tour. Thanks for the amazing views and quiet!!

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Ladysmith, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Stayed two nights in the top floor room with shared bathroom. Great view of the mountains from our window. Not a problem sharing the bathroom - no waits. Assortment of hair dryers provided. Very comfortable accommodation and good breakfast, but the best part is the friendliness and helpfulness of Denise. She willingly offered suggestions and checked the weather for us... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

The Chalet Fontana was very clean, simple, and easy place to stay. Denise was very friendly and accommodating. She'll converse with her guests over a good continental breakfast. There's even a comfy little lounge in the breakfast room where you could sit and read a book on a rainy day.

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Stayed here 4 nights and loved it. Stayed in a small double room and found the accommodations perfect for our needs. The room was clean and had its own sink. Denise was super friendly and helpful. As a native English speaker, she answered a bunch of our questions and provided great advise on what to do in the area. Breakfast... More 

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New Jersey
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stayed for two nights in August in the two bedroom apartment. The apartment probably could sleep 5 to 6 people. We were only there. But this was the only thing available without sharing bathroom. The room was very clean. The owner Denise is very friendly and helpful. We left our Rick Steves guide book in the car in a... More 

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