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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our four-night stay in Chalet Fontana was our favorite experience during a month-long trip in Europe! The location is excellent, in the middle of Murren halfway between the rail station and the gondola to Schilthorn. It's also right across from a co-op. Our room was tiny and simple (we had one of the smallest rooms), but it served our needs... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PRICE: Excellent. CHF 100. Way better than expected for what you get. LOCATION: Excellent. Right in the centre of Murren, with great views of the mountains. ROOM: Excellent. Very large and comfortable, with plenty of storage space. COMMON AREAS: Poor. My only niggle is that the lights are all out at night (this is more of a house than a... More 

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Hopkins, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chalet Fontana and Mürren was one of the highlights of our 16 day trip European trip! Denise was a kind, responsive, and knowledgeable host and we wished we could have stayed longer. She gave us great advice, especially since out arrival evening was completely fogged in and required us to refine our strategy for sightseeing. We couldn't see 20 feet... More 

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Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What more can I say? Spending time in Murren at the Chalet Fontana with Denise is always wonderful and the highlight of our European Trips. It's squeeky clean, breakfast is filling, and the price is really good. Hint: If you want a 3 star hotel with private bathrooms, hot buffet breakfast and maid service - then BOOK A HOTEL and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you've ever wanted to stay at a friend's Swiss chalet in the Alps this might be the place for you. It's a guest house type atmosphere more than a hotel. We stayed in the second floor large room in June and had a nice stay. Others have mentioned the two shared bathrooms for the whole place but it wasn't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

It's really hard to know what to write about Chalet Fontana. Denise is welcoming, charming, and supremely informative, but there's no attention to detail. We stayed two nights. Our bedding had bleach spots (?) and there is no maid service. We knew we'd be sharing a bathroom, but for some reason we thought we'd be sharing with one other room.... More 

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Denise F, Owner at Chalet Fontana, responded to this review

I am so sorry to read this - I am a small bed and breakfast and yes I am basic I have no stars! I am very honest about the chalet I run it completely on my own I am a cheap place and make very little profit I have rented the chalet for 25 years so have very little... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We stayed in the apartment on our honeymoon and it was lovely: spacious, clean, charming, homey. Denise is lovely and adds to the charm. It's not fancy, but that's not what we were looking for in the middle of the mountains. We will be back!

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Franklin, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This was our second visit to Murren and when we return again, we will be staying with Denise. We stayed in the Geisstiliboden Apartment. Is it 5 star luxury? No, but we were neither expecting nor wanting that for this trip. The accommodations were clean and we had plenty of room. The view was spectacular. There were 3-4 nights that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

My brother and I were backpacking through Switzerland and we stayed here for two nights. Denise was very nice and runs a great B&B. The location in Murren is perfect. Our second floor room had great views of the Alps and was nice and clean. I would recommend this place to anyone going to Murren.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We stayed for 5 nights, and it was one of the best places we've ever stayed in all of our travels. The 2nd floor room we had was spacious and comfortable, with great views of the mountains. Denise is the perfect host, with plenty of advice and insight but never intrusive. The breakfast was friendly and tasty. It really felt... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Chalet Fontana is situated in the middle of the scenic, car-free village Muerren, at 1650m. The local area is ideal for hiking in summer, skiing in winter. Fontana is a traditional Swiss wooden chalet and each of the bedrooms has its own character. Most have washbasins and good mountain views. In summer the chalet operates as a B&B, in winter the chalet and self contained apartment are rented by the week. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chalet Fontana

Address: Buhl, Murren 3825, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Jungfrau Region > Murren
Price Range: $30 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Chalet Fontana mürren
Chalet Fontana Hotel mürren
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Murren
#3 Family Hotel in Murren
#3 Romantic Hotel in Murren
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