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“Great quality, service and wonderful location”
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Hotel Kirchbuehl
Ranked #12 of 41 Hotels in Grindelwald
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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“Great quality, service and wonderful location”
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Fantastic location, glorious views: We used the hotel as a base for our skiing trip (a family of six well travelled folk from 15 to 55) and it was a wonderful, warm haven. The hotel is delightful and charming, the rooms well appointed with glorious views and very comfortable. The staff were gracious, professional, knowledgeable, helpful and friendly - a warm welcome and attentive response always on hand. The cuisine was really very good indeed with a wonderful breakfast which set us up for the day.
We have been charmed and delighted and will return.

Room Tip: all the rooms were of a high standard in our experience
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 7, 2013

This is a lovely hotel regardless of the time of year. Great base for walking or skiing holidays or just enjoying the scenery.

Slightly out of the village centre but walking distance if that's what you want to do.

Looking forward to returning to Grindelwald and our next stay.

  • Stayed July 2013
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RIYADH
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Reviewed October 17, 2013

amazing location, I was lucky enough to get the apartment with the terrace. the view in morning was amazing. the apartment was well equipped with all the essentials, clean and elegant. the hotel
staff was very friendly especially Miss Christine
however, one drawback is that the location was very high and there is a distance of hiking from the nearest bus stop at alpenblick.
This little problem wouldn't exist if the bus would stop at the hotel

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Woodbury, Connecticut
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

We just returned from a 3 night stay at this hotel in Grendelwald and I would recommend this hotel without reservation. The staff is superb, the location is just out of town (which I greatly prefer) and we were there slightly off season when the tour groups (which I understand also frequent this hotel) were not in evidence. The buffet breakfast is superb. The dinner dining in the more formal dining room ("Marmite" if my memory serves me correctly) was excellent, as was our one-time dinner in their stuebli (cheese fondue for me) - but be certain to make your reservations early with the front desk as seating is limited. It was my impression that the dining is one of the best in town.
The health spa downstairs is quite small but adequate when not crowded and the rooms more functional than spectacular but the general ambiance of the hotel is warm and inviting. I would stay here again if returning to Grindelwald for its world class hiking.

Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

My wife and i spent 2 nights in Grindelwald at the end of September, and while the weather was not perfect, everything about Hotel Kirchbuehl was. Our room overlooked the mountains with the sound of church and cowbells drifting thru the windows all day long. We dined intheir stuebli twice, and the fondue chinoise (meat foundue in broth) was a highlight for me. The staff was attemtive and very helpful, and the facilities are just right. We even chanced upon their sister hotel in Bort while straggling down First in the rain, and it too is a place we will return to.

Room Tip: Overlooking the mountains
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in late September while travelling around Jungfrau Region. The hotel service is excellent with very friendly and helpful staff:) And special thanks to Mr Gensch and Ms Gerber for making our stay memorable as I celebrated my birthday with my husband.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

This hotel provides a lovely chalet atmosphere with lovely decor, amenities, and restaurants. The breakfast is first-rate as well. The service was excellent. If you like the typical 'swiss' cuisine, you must book early as the restaurant has limited seating. However, the larger restaurant has a great menu as well.

Room Tip: The rooms are very quiet due to the location of the hotel. I have stayed in this hotel several time...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Christian B, Inhaber at Hotel Kirchbuehl, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
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Additional Information about Hotel Kirchbuehl

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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