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Richfield, Ohio
Reviewed September 7, 2013

What a great little hotel in Gimmelwald, Switzerland. My husband and I visited after our trip to Zurich for the Zurich Ironman. It was so peaceful. It is so beautiful and everyone at the hotel is great, especially the Manager, Phil. He did everything and made everyone feel welcome and comfortable. I usually don't like to stay at a place...

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

We didn't stay at the Pension, but did walk from Mürren in order to have dinner there. They have a great "Backpacker's Special," which gets you a great meal for only 10 francs (unheard of for Switzerland!). They have a great beer and dessert selection, with an amazing view of the mountains and the valley. Definitely worth checking out. We...

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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed August 31, 2013

This review is for the food only. We availed ourselves of the lovely outdoor patio, where you can drink beer and take refreshment after a hike and stare in continued disbelief at the gorgeousness around you. We returned later in the early evening for dinner, and ordered some traditional swiss fare - pork steak and rosti; schnitzel and fried potatoes....

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Vancouver
Reviewed August 27, 2013

I liked this place. I think it's good to know what to expect though - this is not a city hostel. This is a quaint, old, creaky house. The beds in the dorm are on the floor (and not very comfortable) and the dorm has a slanted room making certain areas less accessible. I can't say as though I slept...

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zuerich
Reviewed August 19, 2013

My husband, daughter and I hiked up to Gimmelwald (about 3 very intensive hours, straight up) and chose to eat dinner here. The feeling is like Big Sur in California, if anyone has been there. Very laid back, easy going, and friendly staff with good music. Our waiter, Tristan took excellent care of us and our dog. It was easy...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed August 18, 2013

My wife and I and three kids (7,9,11) stayed here in early August and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff were friendly and laid-back, but attentive. Atmosphere was relaxed, backpack style. Loved the Paradise radio 'soundtrack' in the background. The pension is older and a bit creaky, and as others have mentioned the walls seem thin. Didn't bother us. Shared bathroom...

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London
Reviewed August 16, 2013

Gimmelwald is a great little village if you don't need a lot of choice or amenities on your doorstep. There is one other restaurant in the village and the nearest store is in Murren. It was perfect for our needs and we very much enjoyed the five nights that we spent here. The house is old and there is no...

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Ireland
Reviewed August 15, 2013

This warm comfy hotel is situated just beside the cable car in the car free village of Gimmelwald. The view from the terrace of Jungfrau and the Eiger are awe-inspiring - the staff are English, very friendly and welcoming and the food is delicious. We stayed here with our small girls and they loved it too. Couldn't recommend highly enough.

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Rueggisberg, Switzerland
Reviewed August 10, 2013

Old house, a lot of wood, old beds, bad matress, bad sound isolation. Little nice rooms. Toilet and shower clean and big enough. House is nice decorated. Breakfast ok, at the 4th morning boring, because everyday the same things. We had halfboard; dinner was ok. Three times pasta... Staff very friendly, uncomplicated, charming. they just need to learn how to...

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Troutdale, Oregon, United States
Reviewed August 6, 2013

This place was a gem! It was so cute and quaint. The food and service was amazing. We are vegetarians and had wonderful food prepared especially for us. The coconut cauliflower soup was AMAZING!!! The view was fantastic as well. From the patio you could view the Jungfrau, Monk, and Eiger in all their glory. If you want to escape...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Pension Gimmelwald

Address: Gimmelwald CH-3826, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Gimmelwald
Price Range: $64 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Most rooms have a shared toilet and shower down the hall but some have their own bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles barbaramO8998BU, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“ask the owners for there tips on hiking or day trips, especially if you have kids”
 of 5 bubbles mph161, Aug 25, 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared for no proofed rooms-take ear plugs if you find that a problem it all adds to the realism of the olde world charm.”
 of 5 bubbles Trippytrekker, Aug 25, 2016 | Read review
“End room upstairs with the mountain view”
 of 5 bubbles 18elaineh, Sep 17, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the dining terrace”
 of 5 bubbles mlove17, Jul 21, 2015 | Read review
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