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“Excellent Hotel with outstanding views”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Kirchbuehl

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Hotel Kirchbuehl
Ranked #14 of 41 Hotels in Grindelwald
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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent Hotel with outstanding views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013

We were lucky to get a room with a terrace overlooking the mountains and the Grindelwald Valley, and the views alone were worth the price. The rooms are spacious and airy, very neat and clean, and the bed comfortable. Selection of restaurants, which were good, but, as with everything else in Switzerland, expensive. Breakfast was excellent offering a good range. Staff very friendly and helpful. Parking is not an issue, although you should consider taking the train – stunning views. One word of warning – The Hotel is situated on a hill out of town, not an easy walk with luggage. The Taxi service around town is not frequent, and the buses only travel half way and only until early evening. So if you go into town for dinner, getting home can be interesting. Elsewise the Hotel is very good and we would recommend it.

Room Tip: Ask fir a terrace room on the first floor - stunning views of the valley and mountains
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Christian B, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Kirchbuehl, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
Thank you for your opinion. We hope to see you again.
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London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

Beautiful Chalet Cosima has a great view, with balconies on three sides on the first floor apartment. Catch the sun from every angle, at breakfast, lunch and evening drinks! Well equipped all through. Hotel staff very helpful and friendly, secure parking, large handy well equipped laundry room......fab views. You pay for it all of course, although we got an upgrade from a two room apartment. There is a spa with a hot tub and the usual stuff that we didn't use, You need to ask to get it activated in quiet months. Lovely complex in a beautiful setting. :-)

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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Christian B, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Kirchbuehl, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
We are happy that you are happy! We hope to see you again.
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colmar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

A very nice hotel with good staff and a family atmosphere. We stayed in a suite delux plus
which was the best. Terrific views of the mountains and town, directly opposite the glacier.
so, the balcony was facing south and east and the room had plenty of space and light.
Food was tasty and varied over the 5 nights we dined and breakfast hit the spot each
morning. The family were very willing and attentive. Would return in the winter, when the
skiing etc must be tops. The region speaks for itself, Fantastic!

Room Tip: All of the rooms have fine views The suites are best but are more expensive, of course!
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Christian B, Inhaber at Hotel Kirchbuehl, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
Thank you for your opinion. We are glad to hear, that you Keep good memories from our place.
See you again.
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Lugano, Switzerland
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369 reviews
127 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

Spent a weekend mixing business and family in the wonderfully placed hotel amongst the Swiss "Berner Oberland" mountains. I won't comment on the surroundings, they're part of the beauty of nature in this regions. Mountain lovers will be enchanted!
The hotel and it's restaurants are both excellent, service is friendly and top class. The experiencd barman will host you and serve drinks as you relax by the open fireplace, very professional waiters and waitresses will accompany you all through you multiple-course lunch or dinner, making everything easy and comfortable for you.
I also had an emergency situation when I mistakenly slashed my left hand's index finger open with a sharp pen-knife (swiss made, of course!). I was immediately teken care of by a long term nurse now part of the hotel's team, mended me in a professional way and "monitored" my finger until the next day!
The hotel also has a shuttle-bus down to the town's train station where you can set off to all kinds of rides and trecks.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

This place has a feeling like your home, only with a great Chef! The staff is amazing, every request was handled with ease.a stress free atmosphere. Great access to ski school for young ones...just a fun walk on a nice path. The views are breathtaking, especially the moon lit clear nights. Bus for town stops right at the hotel,town is a five minute walk down hill,which we did often. They also have there own shuttle,which when we did ask for, they accommodated. Breakfast was amazing. All three restaurants are outstanding. Afternoons with cake buffet by the fireplace charming! The town is great,hotel gives a free pass to town sports center.watch curling or ice skate. We did,very easy town. I highly recomend kirchbuehl

  • Stayed February 2013
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Christian B, Inhaber at Hotel Kirchbuehl, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Thank you very much for your opinion.
We are happy to hear, that you liked to stay with us and hope to see you again.
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Denton, Texas
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

We loved staying at the :Hotel Kirchbuehl. It is great location to First lifts and quiet neighborhood. We found they will take you to the train if need be and pick you up if you need that as well. They had laundry facilities down the hill if you need that plus they had afternoon refreshments. We would stay there again and again.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Cynthia J
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Christian B, Inhaber at Hotel Kirchbuehl, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Dear Cynthia
Thank you for staying with us again and your nice words at tripadvisor. It's our aim to tell everybody that we like to pick you up at the trainstation Grindelwald. If you call us in advance, we will allready there when the train is arriving. See you soon again and best regards.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

We have stayed at this wonderful hotel on several occasions. The location, facilities and restaurants are first class. The staff are friendly, helpful and professional in every way.
We would not stay anywhere else in Grindelwald.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Christian B, Owner at Hotel Kirchbuehl, responded to this review, February 24, 2013
We are happy to hear that you enyoed your stay. Tahnk you mery much and best regards
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Property: Hotel Kirchbuehl
Address: Kirchbuehlstrasse 23, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Jungfrau Region > Grindelwald
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Grindelwald
#7 Luxury Hotel in Grindelwald
#8 Spa Hotel in Grindelwald
#10 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Grindelwald
#15 Family Hotel in Grindelwald
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Kirchbuehl 4*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
First-class holidays at the foot of the north face of the Eiger: the chalet-style Hotel Kirchbuhl, which includes some holiday apartments, has been run by the Brawand family for four generations. Personal care and attention is therefore part of the special charm of this comfortable first-class hotel, which is also famous for its food: while you can find sophisticated delicacies in the gourmet restaurant. ... more   less 
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