Located at 8 feet above sea level, Berggasthaus First offers panoramic views of the Jungfrau region and the Swiss Alps. It can be reached only by cable car from Grindelwald and is located in the same building as the cable car station.

The Berggasthaus First offers simply furnished dormitory rooms with bright wooden furniture, shared bathroom facilities, a ski bar, and a lounge. Free WiFi is available in public areas and the guest house offers direct access to the ski slopes. Ski passes are not included in the room price.

During the day, guests can sample Swiss dishes in the on-site restaurant and on the terrace. Half board includes a 3-course menu.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Berggasthaus First has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 23, 2011

Nearby Ski Lifts:
  • Oberjoch - 600 feet
  • Grindel - 2,600 feet
  • Schilt - 3,250 feet

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast Info




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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 bunk bed
1 queen bed
2 bunk beds
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • - where do we park the car in Grindelwald, is there a parking for less then 50chf a day :-)? - is the cable car lift included - we are a family of 4 a..
    we recommend the pfingstegg parking place. it is located on rybigässli 25 in grindelwald. when you will book a room of 6, you have not share it with o..
    Answered on 28 July 2020
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes, we offer luggage storage
    Answered on 23 October 2019
  • I will be staying will you from 26/12 to 27/12. Will you send us the digital guest card so we can get discount on the cable car ticket?
    In order to get the discount you just have to say on the cable car office that you madde a reservation by us, and they will make you the discount down there.
    Answered on 15 December 2022
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Yes, sheets and towels are included
    Answered on 23 October 2019
  • Hello:) If I order a single bed in a dorm room will I have a room to myself or there will be other people?
    Dormitories are always shared with other people.
    Answered on 3 September 2022
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Berggasthaus First
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Ski-in, ski-out access
  • Ski storage
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Skiing
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Lockers
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Portuguese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Berggasthaus First takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 4:30 PM


7:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
CHF 10 per child, per night

Prices for cribs aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Berggasthaus First accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the property can only be reached by cable car. Depending on the season, the last cable car leaves Grindelwald between 15:45 and 18:00. Please check cable car opening times for further information.

Please note that cable car tickets and ski passes are not included.

Please note that the restaurant does not offer à-la- carte service in the evening, only half board.

Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Berggasthaus First of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Berggasthaus First

  • Berggasthaus First is 2.5 miles from the center of Grindelwald.

  • Guests staying at Berggasthaus First can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Berggasthaus First offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Skiing
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Bike tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Walking tours

  • Check-in at Berggasthaus First is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The prices at Berggasthaus First may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Berggasthaus First has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant