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Obere Gletscherstrasse 1, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 251 reviews)
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Terrace, Sun Deck
Ski Storage, Ski Passes Available
Golf Course (within 2 miles), Skiing, Pool Table, Ping-Pong, Hiking, Cycling, Sauna, Turkish/Steam Bath
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Tour Desk, Ticket Service, Baggage Storage, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Elevator, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
Swedish, Norwegian, French, English, German, Danish
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 1 year stays free of charge when using existing beds.
Up to two children under 2 years are charged CHF 15 per person per night in a crib.
Up to two children from 3 to 14 year are charged CHF 70 per person per night for extra beds.
Up to two older children or adults are charged CHF 90 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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Based on 251 reviews
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Score from 103 reviews Wonderful
Beautfiul views from the hotel. We loved the church bells from across the street every morning and evening. Breakfast and dinner was excellent.
Hotel Gletschergarten was one of my favourite hotels I stayed in on our recent European holiday. It was charming to look at from both the outside and the inside. All of the staff are so friendly and helpful and wow can their chef cook! Initially we planned to eat out each night rather than eat at the hotel but after a long day of hiking on our second night we decided to be lazy and 'eat in' and wow- were we rewarded with a delicious 5 course meal and great wine selection for very good value! The hotel can help you book all your tickets and plan your daily agenda, they have a lift for luggage, they even have a wash room where you can self wash your clothing for a nominal fee to use the machine. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone who was planning to visit the area. I don't think you would be dissapointed.
facilities need updating
Sep 2014 was our first trip to Switzerland & we are so happy with the eight nights we stayed at the Hotel Gletschergarten. Gerhard & Gabriela made us feel like welcomed guest in there home, which is exactly what we were looking for in a family-run hotel. You could not find a better family to host you. It is so obvious that Gerhard, Gabriela, & their son Mathias love what they are doing. It shows. We & they were always smiling & joking. It was a pleasure to stay here. Their knowledge, friendliness, sense of humor, obvious desire to make every guest welcome was so enjoyable. They were so much more help than guide books. They recommended great things to do, when to & where to get the bus/train, etc. Suffice it to say that we absolutely loved them. Thank you Gerhard & Gabriela for making everything perfect, & for sharing your lovely family with us. We look forward to returning.
Welcoming family business A bit removed from the busy center of town views church bells
What can I say, we really felt at home. The owners are very nice they make you feel at home. The room is very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was fantastic and the hotel location is excellent.
We loved this chalet type hotel. The family were just lovely. There was a bit of a mix up with our room, but they did everything they could to make up for it. Nothing was too much trouble for them. We had a large balcony looking up to the Eiger. We ate at the hotel both nights of our stay and the food was excellent, and reasonably priced for Switzerland! Breakfast was also good.
Warm touch of family operation, delicious breakfast, great view from the big patio of the room I had. The half board dinner was also very good.
The fact we needed to leave for the next distination.
The owners are extremely friendly and helpful. We arrived after the kitchen was officially closed but they still fed us a full-course dinner which was delicious. Also the mountain views from our rooms were spectacular.
The rooms were small and dated.
The hotel is a small family owned business. The owners are very friendly and gave good advise about things to do. We ate several meals at the hotel which served local produce excellently prepared.
lodging is quite expensive everywhere in Switzerland
Host, facilities, room,food
From the moment we arrived and were collected from the train station nothing was too much trouble. The hosts are fantastic and go out of their way to help you and give advice of things to do, they even sell the excursion tickets and stamps at the Hotel. Breakfast and Dinner was fantastic, food was great and they even catered for me as I didn't eat what was on the menu. We left very early and they arranged a taxi for us but were ready to help with a ride if it did not arrive, would definitely recommend this hotel to,people.
Nothing that we didn't like.
Everything This is our second stay here and both have been excellent. Grindelwald is a wonderful place and Gletschergarten makes it even better. We recommend the Hotel Gletschergarten enthusiastically
Owners made you very welcome and were very helpful in suggestions of daily activities.
Wifi did not work in room but was ok in lounge/ bar / dining areas.
lovely hotel, wonderful staff, family owners were very helpful, nice ambience in dining room and delicious meals
Fantastic traditional style Swiss Hotel, family run with excellent support staff, really were the most welcoming and helpful hosts. Very clean hotel with lots of character and brilliant views of the mountains.
Having to leave.
The owners and son were superb! They took care of our every need. The dinners were delicious. We ate there three out of four nights. Would go back again!
Food, staff, history of hotel, self laundry
Loved the hospitality of the owners Their knowledge of the Grindelwald attractions Breakfast was good Dinner was good
The hotel is badly in need of an update to the bathrooms and general decor.
Our hosts were warm, very helpful people. They got us off on a wonderful adventure every day! The hotel is in a beautiful spot overlooking the mountains.
We first went to Gletschergarten in 1963 on our honeymoon but this was the first time we had returned since moving to Canada in 1968.The staff were very friendly and always helpful with information and advice .The breakfast and dinner were excellent and service was very attentive. The rooms are cosy and welcoming and beautifully clean.The bus stop is next to the hotel and buses run frequently to the train station.We stayed for 12 days and were sorry to leave. We highly recommend this hotel.
There was nothing to complain about .Everything was first class
The warmth and hospitality of this family-operated hotel
There was nothing that I didn't like.
Location with great view of Eiger and other mountains. Very friendly and helpful people. Good breakfast included in rate. Good dinner available for extra charge.
Room was small, but the large terrace with view helped to make up for that. Not enough electrical plugs.
Wonderful! Located in town but just far enough away from the mainstream tourist areas to make it feel like a private retreat. And the service was fantastic! The dinner was wonderful and our room was comfortable and spacious with a great view. It was recommended to us and the commendation was well-deserved. We will stay there again!
We felt like family. Superb food and service.The members of the staff were the best we have seen in Europe, especially the host's son---an exceptional young man. The hotel is owned and managed by a delightful family - they made arrangements for tickets on cable car, gondola and cog train into the mountains in addition to providing all kinds of suggestions. The view from the hotel is one of the most spectacular in the Alps. On a scale of 1 to 10 - they are a 10.
We could have used sheets on the beds instead of the comforters-----it was a bit warm. However, all hotels in Europe seem to use the comforters. The soap was in a squeeze bottle attached to the bathroom wall - sometimes, difficult to manage.
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