This country-style hotel in the scenic wine village of Twann is a 2-minute walk from the scenic Lake Biel. It features free Wi-Fi and a restaurant, serving fresh fish and meat dishes. Behind a traditional Swiss exterior, the Hotel zum alten Schweizer offers rooms with authentic wooden beams and elegant wooden furniture. The private bathrooms include a hairdryer. A continental breakfast awaits guests each morning in the restaurant. In sunny weather, guests can eat on the outdoor terrace, overlooking the historic street. Twann Train Station is a 2-minute walk from the Schweizer. The A5 motorway is less than 984 feet away, providing connections across the Jura region. Children can play in the playground, while adults relax with a free newspaper. There is also a cash machine on site.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Hotel zum alten Schweizer has been welcoming guests since Aug 17, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free private parking


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Room Type
1 full bed
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
High score for Twann
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  • Peter
    Very charming small place with only two rooms. Very friendly staff, we felt at home very quickly. We ate at the restaurant both evenings and were very happy with the food and the wine on offer. We apprecicated the free parking but also used the...
  • Stefan
    Grosse freundliche Zimmer. Unkompliziert, klein und fein🙂
  • M
    bouteille d'eau dans la chambre, machine à café nespresso à disposition : on se sent attendu petit déjeuner sur la terrasse : très bien
  • Marianne
    Interieur (Holz und Glas) des Restaurants, Frühstück war io aber ausbaufähig (kein Müesli) Essen war hervorragend
  • Priska
    Das Haus liegt im alten Dorfkern von Twann, sehr ruhig gelegen. Man ist in wenigen Minuten am Bielersee-Ufer, von wo aus man in beide Richtungen zu Fuss oder mit dem Velo das Ufer erkunden kann. Hinter dem Hotel sind Rebberge, ebenfalls mit...
  • Esther
    Mitten im alten Dorfkern gelegen, ohne Durchgangsverkehr. Sehr freundliches Personal und individuelles Frühstück draussen serviert.
  • Christoph
    Sehr hilfsbereites und freundliches Personal. Sehr gutes Restaurant im Haus! Feines Frühstück.
  • Ilona
    Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    Milý přátelský přístup, snaha vyhovět, výborná snídaně venku, před domem fontánka, zvuky starého kostela
  • Marlis
    Das Frühstück hat uns geschmeckt. Gipfeli, Weggli, Schwarzbrot. Käse, Fleisch, Yoghurt. Die Lage fanden wir toll. In einem herzigen Gässchen von Twann. Bahnhof und See etwa 5 Minuten entfernt. Die Gastgeber waren sehe, sehr nett!
  • A
    Sehr freundliche Chefs und Personal. Schönes, sauberes Zimmer. Gutes Frühstück auf der Terrasse. Hervorragende Küche!

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  • Liebes team, ist das restaurant am abend für hotelgäste offen? Besten dank, tabitha walther

    Guten Tag Frau Walther Leider ist unser Restaurant auch für Hotelgäste vorübergehend geschlossen. Danke für Ihr Verständnis. Freundliche Grüsse
    Answered on 11 March 2021

Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant zum Alten Schweizer

    No additional info available

Amenities of Hotel zum alten Schweizer

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Terrace
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Languages Spoken
    • German
    • English
    • French

    House rules

    Hotel zum alten Schweizer takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 8:30 PM


    From 7:00 AM to 10:00 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.

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    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 5 years
    Crib upon request

    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


    Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash Hotel zum alten Schweizer accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Legal info

    This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

    FAQs about Hotel zum alten Schweizer

    • Check-in at Hotel zum alten Schweizer is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Hotel zum alten Schweizer offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking

    • Hotel zum alten Schweizer has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant zum Alten Schweizer

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

    • Hotel zum alten Schweizer is 1,000 feet from the center of Twann. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Hotel zum alten Schweizer include:

      • Double