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Poway, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I and our 2 boys enjoyed the Chalet Fontana in 1996. This summer my husband and I were able to return, and enjoyed it even more! We spent 4 nights in Denise's lovely chalet in July. The large room overlooking the street was perfect! We enjoyed the convenience of using the kitchen for lunch or dinner meals...

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Ferndale, Ca
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We recently enjoyed a 5 night stay at the Chalet Fontana. This was my second time staying here and this visit was once again perfect! The owner, Denise, is warm and welcoming, and helpful in every way. We rented the small apartment above her house and it was perfect for the two of us. The loft was so cozy and...

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USA
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I have just completed my 4th visit to Murren, and have greatly enjoyed staying at the Chalet Fontana for the last two visits. It will always be my home in Murren. The chalet is perfectly located in the center of town, close to the coop grocery store and the best sports shop in town. Denise is a FANTASTIC host, and...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 12 September 2016

There is no need to spend more money somewhere else unless you absolutely have to have luxury accommodations. The wonder of this region is the simplicity, purity, honesty, and absolutely drop dead beauty that makes Murren truly Shangri-la. Our only regret is that we only spent 3 days here. Yes, Denise is wonderful and embodies the atmosphere of Murren. If...

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights here in the middle of August as a jumping off point for some hiking! First of all, from Laurterbrunnen you have to take a gondola and then catch the train to Murren which takes about 20 mins all together. It also costs 11 Suisse francs to go one way. This chalet is about a 10 minute...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My few days at Chalet Fontana were the highlight of a three-week trip through Europe. Denise is a great host. She's a friendly conversationalist and she offered good recommendations for local hikes. My room was spacious and comfortable and the shared bathrooms were plenty sufficient for my needs. Breakfasts were enjoyable, with coffee, orange juice, muesli, yogurt, fruit, and breads...

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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We were a little worried about staying at Chalet Fontana because of the shared bathrooms, but this turned out to be a non-issue. The were both super clean, and we never had any issue being able to use them when we needed to during our 3 night stay. Denise couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. She recommended some great...

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Kailua, Hawaii
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I cannot recommend Chalet Fontana enough! We are a family of four, two daughters, 15 & 12. The room we had we incredibly spacious and the girls even had their own bedroom! The kitchen was fully stocked with everything you need. While the place was not extremely high-end/luxurious it was still a place not to be missed! The breakfast was...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Our four-night stay in Chalet Fontana was our favorite experience during a month-long trip in Europe! The location is excellent, in the middle of Murren halfway between the rail station and the gondola to Schilthorn. It's also right across from a co-op. Our room was tiny and simple (we had one of the smallest rooms), but it served our needs...

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Moncton, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2016

PRICE: Excellent. CHF 100. Way better than expected for what you get. LOCATION: Excellent. Right in the centre of Murren, with great views of the mountains. ROOM: Excellent. Very large and comfortable, with plenty of storage space. COMMON AREAS: Poor. My only niggle is that the lights are all out at night (this is more of a house than a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Chalet Fontana is situated in the middle of the scenic, car-free village Muerren, at 1650m. The local area is ideal for hiking in summer, skiing in winter. Fontana is a traditional Swiss wooden chalet and each of the bedrooms has its own character. Most have washbasins and good mountain views. In summer the chalet operates as a B&B, in winter the chalet and self contained apartment are rented by the week. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chalet Fontana

Address: Buhl, Murren 3825, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Jungfrau Region > Murren
Price Range: €28 - €32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Chalet Fontana mürren
Chalet Fontana Hotel mürren
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Murren
#3 Romantic Hotel in Murren
#3 Family Hotel in Murren
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“Large room facing the street was spacious and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles BruceandLelaJ, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You may want to choose a room on the top floor to lessen the creaking floor noise but the 2 BR appt is on the ground floor unfortunately.”
 of 5 bubbles LloydS775, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the large double room for two people, with the view.”
 of 5 bubbles CdnGooner, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the Mountain view and Murren's main street are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles avtars650, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The front rooms have better mountain views!”
 of 5 bubbles lauren374, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
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