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Obere Gletscherstrasse 1, Grindelwald 3818 Switzerland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
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#1 of 41 hotels in Grindelwald
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Almost 125 years old, the traditional family-run Hotel Gletschergarten in Grindelwald offers you panoramic mountain views, free WiFi. In good snow conditions, a ski run leads almost to the hotel. Breakfast is served every morning. After a day outside you can relax at the fireplace in the lounge. Half board, including a 4-course dinner, is available on request. A free pick-up service from the railway or bus station is offered. The Grindelwald First Cable Car Station is reachable within just a few minutes' walk, and the bus stop is just 20 metres away from the Gletschergarten Hotel. Further free time activities can be organised by the help of the staff. The hotel also has a new renovated wellness area with sauna and steam bath. You enjoy free access to the sports centre of Grindelwald, which features an indoor pool and an ice skating rink. Various tickets and ski passes can be bought at the regular rates from the reception. Wash & dry coin laundry available.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Game room
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Street parking
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Steam room
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Private balcony
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Danish and 5 more
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Sofie DH wrote a review 8 Jan
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ski vacation for a week with our family - located in the mail street close to all shops, bus stop just in front of the hotel. clean rooms, fabulous views from our room, nice breakfast and a four course dinner that we can recommend! in the evening the children played table football/tennis in the game room below. we fell in love with Grindelwald, and this hotel is a perfect way to experience it.
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Date of stay: January 2022
Martin V wrote a review 7 Jan
The Netherlands1 contribution
Excellent hotel with a rich history, fabulous service, great location and fantastic vibe. We stayed for a week in the hotel and booked halfboard. Breakfast was really good with lots of choice and all was fresh. Diner was 4 course meal which had lots of variations and if you wanted to change something it was always possible. Thanks for excellent stay, Familie Gabriela und Gerhard Michel-Breitenstein
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Christopher A wrote a review 7 Jan
Geneva, Switzerland2 contributions
It felt somewhat inspiring having our apero on the veranda of hotel with such history under the infamous Eiga north face. I could imagine the previous guests sitting in the same place either planning their route to the top, watch the many brave climbers making an attempt or perhaps some of the workers that built the tunnel and train line to the Junfraujoch. I would also recommend a trip up there also. The hotel had a very personal and family feel to it, next time i might spend more time in the bar area. Thanks for a lovely stay Gabriela.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Barrington S wrote a review 5 Jan
Basingstoke, United Kingdom2 contributions
A big thank you to Gabriela and Gerhard, what a great place to stay. We booked last minute due to all the covid rules changing, and were very lucky to secure Chalet Hohturnen. This was perfect for our family of 4, everything was great, breakfast, restaurant which we used a couple of times, lovely food and they accommodated our children (which are slightly fussy!). Everything is close by, bus into town, or a short walk, a great selection of restaurants (we would recommend the Golden India). We were so lucky we had sunshine, great place for ski-ing with 2 areas, both excellent for our level of ski-ing (intermediate). Lovely find, I would recommend the Hotel Gletschergarten, I have the mention the lovely beds! Look forward to returning sometime soon, Thanks again - The Smith Family
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Date of stay: December 2021
maeve wrote a review Dec 2021
Ireland1 contribution
We were so lucky to have booked to stay here. The views, the people and the place were incredible. It’s in the perfect location in Grindelwald. Also an amazing place to get engaged ❤️ we were treated so well by everyone there. I hope we get back to visit soon!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$197 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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SwitzerlandCanton of BernBernese OberlandJungfrau RegionGrindelwald
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Gletschergarten
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Gletschergarten?
Nearby attractions include Grindelwald-First (0.3 km), Grindelwald Museum (0.06 km), and Bodmi Arena (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Gletschergarten?
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 Gletschergarten?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Gletschergarten?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Gletschergarten?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurant and Bar GoldenIndia, C und M Cafe Bar Restaurant, and Onkel Tom's Hütte.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Gletschergarten?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Is Hotel Gletschergarten located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Grindelwald.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Gletschergarten?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Gletschergarten?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Swedish.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Gletschergarten?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Unspunnen Castle (15.1 km) and Rothenfluh Ruins (14.6 km).
Does Hotel Gletschergarten have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.