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Chalet Martin
Ranked #1 of 4 Gryon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 25, 2013

Well situated and beatiful wood chalet with a great view on the valley, quiet and peacefull. Very clean and well equiped for a really small price. The owners are cool and helpfull, they create a great atmosphere in the hostel, you feel like at home, easy and relax. Many thanks for your hospitality Merlin, hope to see you again!

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank MarishaLaGrave
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

As an American living in Geneva, I've come to expect high prices and less-than-stellar service in Swiss hotels and restaurants. This charming chalet/hostel is just the opposite! The common areas are comfortable and inviting, the staff is welcoming and friendly, and there is plenty of outdoor beauty to enjoy year-round. Gemma and Merlin further demonstrated their superior level of service when I realized, after leaving the hostel, that I'd left my jewelry in the room. I called and they sent it to me the next day! Can't thank you two enough...

Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
Thank Danica L
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

Gemma and Merlin are so welcoming and great fun. The hostel is full of atmosphere and totally relaxing after a hard days skiing. It is very clean, comfortable and seems to absorb everyone with its many small public rooms so that it never felt crowded. The oldest of our party was me at 65 and I had a ball! We can't wait to go back. Thank you Chalet Martin!

From the Randall clan.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Thank jrr1_13
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

This chalet had a pool table and movie room. The owners were super friendly and the hostel was clean. The instructions to get to the hostel were clear and easy to follow the signs up to the hostel. The furniture and set up of the chalet had a very warm feeling.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Canaan N
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

We stayed at Chalet Martin as a family for skiing during the school half term break.
Easy to get to by train from Geneva to Gryon: one regular train followed by a directly connecting "cog-rail" to get up the mountain. If travelling as a family, do consider the "Swiss Transfer Ticket".

This was our second stay. This has all the benefits of being at 'home' plus a lot more. It has all that is expected - warm, clean and safe. But on top of that it has friendly and helpful staff who will help you plan your day/adventure. It is busy with other guests, but not crowded (nor overly noisy). And it has location - it is there on the mountain.

Chalet Martin is a perfect Swiss destination of Mountain Heaven.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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Thank DamianHD
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ChaletMartin, Manager at Chalet Martin, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2013

Thanks Damian, it was great to have you guys here,hopefully see you in the summer for some climbing!
Thanks again
Merls

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Reviewed February 23, 2013

We stayed at Chalet Martin in a large mixed family group (age range from 10 to 50+), Gemma and Merlin who run the chalet couldn't have been more welcoming or helpful, the atmosphere was warm and friendly and their local knowledge makes this place really specia,l we will definitely be back!

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Reviewed February 12, 2013

Amazing location, stayed here August 2012. Easy to get to, about two hours from Geneva airport. Clean, very helpful and welcoming staff, and a good price. Lots of fun activities to do in the area, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and exploring are just a few. Stunning views.

Room Tip: Front of the building has the best views.
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  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank J S
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Additional Information about Chalet Martin

Address: Villars, route de 3, Gryon 1882, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Gryon
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Gryon
Price Range: $62 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Chalet Martin was established in Gryon over 12 years ago. Located at 1180 meters high up in the mountains, our hostel offers the unique chance to experience the Alps in true Swiss fashion. Our guests are backpackers,Climbers,Walkers and outdoor folk coming to relax and enjoy the great mountain views from our sundeck in the summer or our wood fire in the winter. We'd love for you to join us in our authentic Swiss Chalet offering a cozy atmosphere, just like "home." ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Chalet Martin Hotel Gryon

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