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Grandhotel Giessbach

4.0 of 5 Axalpstrasse, Giessbach, Brienz 3855, Switzerland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alba, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Most amazing place with unbelievable experiences in the hotel and around the waterfalls and lake. Views over views. Very friendly service. Thanks to everyone who made our stay to one of the best experiences ever!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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95 reviews 95 reviews
44 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What can I say that hasn't already been voiced by others? Amazing place - grand old hotel, lots of charm and class, unbelievable location with views to die for! We stayed two night in early October. Unfortunately the weather was a little chilly so they were not serving cocktails or dinner out on the expansive patio (must be gorgeous in... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This 19th century Art Nouveau hotel has been a witness to some of a very significant events in my life like my 30th birthday celebration and our 10th year anniversary. Its location, rooms, service and food are exceptional! Since this stunning place never cease to amaze us, we started bringing our friends from abroad here. As soon as they arrived... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here for a conference and we were pleasantly surprised. The situation is amazing right on the lake perched high above it, with a cable car taking you down to the lakeside. The walking tracks are delightful as well, especially the waterfall walk. The hotel is antique and immaculate, the staff attentive and interested, the restaurant is well served... More

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a stunning hotel build in a very exclusive place close to the lake, beside an amazing waterfalls and beautiful gardens. The rooms, food and services are first class. Staff are very professional and helpful. It is indeed a special place to spend quality time. We highly recommend to those who appreciate excellence!

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NJ
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38 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful old hotel that has been saved from demolition and lovingly restored. Location is especially beautiful and reason enough to plan to visit for a couple of days. Be sure to arrive by ferry and take the funicular up to the hotel. Rooms and public spaces feel like you have traveled back in time and yet the rooms are spacious... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a beautiful hotel. Everything is decorated as if you were in a different era. The hallways are dimly lit and they have a little bit of a creepy feel. On the other hand, this was quite fun in some ways. The light would bounce off of things in that old time movie way - especially since it was... More

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Kent
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Whilst visiting the nearby falls we paid a visit to the hotel and were very impressed by the friendly welcome we received. Not being paid residents we were given access to public rooms which we explored at our leisure. The staff could not have been more helpful providing a guide to its history. The decor was amazing and the views... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I had the opportunity to stay a long weekend for a retreat from city-life and thoroughly enjoyed it. The setting at Giessbach is gorgeous, picturesque, and fully connected with nature. The location in and of itself was a huge factor as to why I chose this hotel. The waterfall was spectacular, and I loved all the hiking trails around the... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Wonderful place to stay for a romantic get away. We had a lovely stay for 3 days - room was large and nice (we had a "romantic" room with a view to the waterfront; paid some extra and the view was worth it, BUT since it was very warm, we wanted to sleep windows open, and that is not possible... More

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Address: Axalpstrasse, Giessbach, Brienz 3855, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Brienz > Giessbach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grandhotel Giessbach 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Grandhotel Giessbach Hotel Brienz
Grandhotel Giessbach Swiss Alps

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