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Hotel Hirschen

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Dorfstrasse 135, Grindelwald 3818 Switzerland
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#27 of 42 hotels in Grindelwald
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A *** star hotel full of tradition situated in the centre of Grindelwald. The train station, the sports centre and First Cablecar are reachable by foot in 3-5 minutes. In winter the skibus stop is situated in front of the hotel, in summer the hotel is an ideal starting point for hikes and excursions. We offer free WiFi in all areas as well as a Restaurant with swiss specialities like cheese fondue, Raclette and tarte Flambee. The Hotel features a small SPA with herbal Sauna, finish sauna, a infrared cabin as well as 2 foot massage basin. All rooms are comfortably equipped, with bath/WC, TV, radio, telephone and safe, some of them are with balcony and mountain view. Parking lots (extra charge) are available. Free entrance to the sport center (swimming pool and ice rink) is provided with the guest card.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Mini golf
Children's television networks
Paid private parking on-site
Street parking
Wifi
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Table tennis
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Spa
Foot bath
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
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Non-smoking hotel
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Private balcony
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Italian
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Christophe S wrote a review Jul 2021
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I went to the restaurant to eat dinner and I had the best Flammenkuche I ever had for a long time! It didn't feel too fat or too heavy, on the contrary it was light and savoury. Service was also great.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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James P wrote a review Jul 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates58 contributions4 helpful votes
We booked a superior family room with mountain views. Really comfortable beds, cozy with a really nice breakfast included. Friendly staff. Did not try dinner but fondue supposed to be great! Minigolf opposite is fun too in the evenings
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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UncleMikeAgain wrote a review May 2020
Baden, Switzerland174 contributions129 helpful votes
Hotel Restaurent Hirschen is a great hotel, dead on the high street in Grindelwald, about 5 minutes walk from the train station. There is parking right across the street (space for about 10 cars, next to the mini golf). My double room was clean, spacious and modern. Only two concerns about this place: some of the rooms have a glass bathroom door, and some (the Love room?) don't have *any* bathroom door at all. Why do you do this ?! So, I would recommend telephoning the hotel in advance to check which type of room you really want, particularly if you're sharing with a friend. I stayed at the end of May, it had been cool during the day (jeans/thick-jumper weather), yet during the night, the room was really hot. During summer, this might not be the best place to stay. It doesn't have air conditioning, but did seem to have an odd 1970s box attached to the wall to blow/suck air into the room. Also note that some of the rooms have amazing mountain views, but other rooms face the opposite direction... Trust me, it's worth paying a little extra for the gorgeous view. Overall, this is my favourite hotel in Grindelwald, great breakfast, friendly helpful staff, and perfect location. Oh, there's a sauna downstairs, which is free if you're staying 2 nights or more.
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Date of stay: May 2020
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Faith G wrote a review Feb 2020
Carmichael, California226 contributions93 helpful votes
What a delightful hotel! Room: The room was large, modern, and impeccably clean. It included a large tub that easily fits two people and a shower with great water pressure. Bed: Bed was two twins pushed together, with firm foam mattresses. Bedding is a traditional individual down/down alternative comforters. Dining: The hotel is on the main street - close to everything, and yet not noisy. We breakfast room in the hotel offers classic boiled eggs, meats, cheeses, breads, jams, muesli, yogurt, fruit, and A JUICING MACHINE! That was a great hit for us. We juiced apples, carrots and ginger daily before hitting the slopes. The restaurant also served dinner -- fondue and other classics. All delicious. Location: We easily walked from the train station to the hotel. SItuated on the main street, we were near pubs, restaurants, and shops. We were walking distance to the funicular to First, where we boarded one day. In the spring/summer First is great for hiking, riding the First Flyer, and decending the mountain on the pedal-free bikes.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Garrick_London wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom33 contributions31 helpful votes
Hotel Hirschen is a very comfortable, traditional hotel, with a good location on the Main Street in Grindelwald, 5 minutes walk from the station. Our room had a balcony, and two windows with views of the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau peaks (room 443). The breakfast is excellent, with a great selection. Very good value for hotels in Switzerland.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Satyajit R wrote a review Oct 2019
Maryland77 contributions20 helpful votes
The hotel is located the center of Grindelwald, a small village enclosed by majestic mountains on every side (Elevation: 3,392′). Train station and First cable car are within 5 to 7 minutes of walk. This was our kind of base camp for travelling Grindelwald First, Kleine Scheidegg, and top of Europe Jungfrau. Nice place to stay but very expensive. Good breakfast and staffs are nice.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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faisalnaseer wrote a review Sep 2019
Abu Dhabi8 contributions5 helpful votes
About 600m from the station, small room size, acceptable breakfast for the price, beware no A/C , summers can be pretty hot, location takes advantage of views of Mt Eiger and is close to a halal food restaurant
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Peita.monique wrote a review Aug 2019
Brisbane, Australia54 contributions51 helpful votes
Great location, staff were a bit hit and miss, somewhere really nice and some were quite rude. We missed breakfast one morning and I ran down stairs to grab whatever I could and the lady cleaning up didn’t offer me any assistance. However one lady at the reception loaned us umbrellas when it started to rain which was nice.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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bjrider wrote a review Jul 2019
London, United Kingdom5 contributions2 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed in a "Comfort" double room in Hotel Hirschen for 2 nights during June. The hotel is a short walk (less than 10 minutes with suitcases) from Grindelwald railway station and on the main street, so easily found. It is a traditional, chalet-style building. Our room was comfortable and had a balcony with a fantastic view of the Eiger - perfect for a sundowner gin and tonic! The double bed was comfortable (albeit twin mattresses, which seems to be standard for the region) and bathroom modern and well appointed. Breakfast was included in the room rate and was excellent. Good choice of cereals, deliciously fresh bread, rolls, croissants and self -boiled eggs c/w egg timer - perfect if you prefer to do your own. Check-in and check-out was simple and the staff we saw were without exception friendly and helpful. An ideal place to stay if Grindelwald is part of your tour of Switzerland.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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vanderschouw48 wrote a review Mar 2019
Laren, The Netherlands41 contributions8 helpful votes
To obtain a nice table in the 1st floor restaurant it is adviceble to book a table at noon or so, because there are just a few 4pers. tables at the window side. The strong points on the menue are the traditional Swiss courses, and we had the Cheese Fondue : 1 classic, and 1 Hirschen Special (with herbs , small pieces of bacon, garlic ), and a nice Cote du Rhone. The Cheese Fondue will be served with small cube's of bread, or suppl. with potatoes and pickles.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$186 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
SwitzerlandCanton of BernBernese OberlandJungfrau RegionGrindelwald
NUMBER OF ROOMS
29
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Hirschen
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Hirschen?
Nearby attractions include Grindelwald-First (0.3 km), Espresso Bar (0.02 km), and Mont -Bell Grindelwald (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Hirschen?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Hirschen?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Hirschen?
Yes, free parking, paid private parking on-site, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Hirschen?
Conveniently located restaurants include Avocado Bar, Restaurant and Bar GoldenIndia, and C und M Cafe Bar Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Hirschen?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Is Hotel Hirschen located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Grindelwald.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Hirschen?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Hirschen?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Hirschen?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Unspunnen Castle (14.6 km) and Rothenfluh Ruins (14.2 km).
Does Hotel Hirschen have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.