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Chalet Fontana

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is no need to spend more money somewhere else unless you absolutely have to have luxury accommodations. The wonder of this region is the simplicity, purity, honesty, and absolutely drop dead beauty that makes Murren truly Shangri-la. Our only regret is that we only spent 3 days here. Yes, Denise is wonderful and embodies the atmosphere of Murren. If... More 

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights here in the middle of August as a jumping off point for some hiking! First of all, from Laurterbrunnen you have to take a gondola and then catch the train to Murren which takes about 20 mins all together. It also costs 11 Suisse francs to go one way. This chalet is about a 10 minute... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My few days at Chalet Fontana were the highlight of a three-week trip through Europe. Denise is a great host. She's a friendly conversationalist and she offered good recommendations for local hikes. My room was spacious and comfortable and the shared bathrooms were plenty sufficient for my needs. Breakfasts were enjoyable, with coffee, orange juice, muesli, yogurt, fruit, and breads... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We were a little worried about staying at Chalet Fontana because of the shared bathrooms, but this turned out to be a non-issue. The were both super clean, and we never had any issue being able to use them when we needed to during our 3 night stay. Denise couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. She recommended some great... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

I cannot recommend Chalet Fontana enough! We are a family of four, two daughters, 15 & 12. The room we had we incredibly spacious and the girls even had their own bedroom! The kitchen was fully stocked with everything you need. While the place was not extremely high-end/luxurious it was still a place not to be missed! The breakfast was... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

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 July 14, 2016

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 July 11, 2016

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 June 28, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

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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  • Free Breakfast
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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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