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Grandhotel Giessbach

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Aah, I feel spoiled after a night at Giessbach. The rooms are charming, clean and comfy. The atmosphere of the hotel makes you feel like you have stepped a hundred years back in time, though without loosing the comforts of present time, like cappuccinos and Wi-Fi ;-) The breakfast buffet is delicious and has everything you need, and then some....

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GHGiessbach, Director of Sales at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Olsen Thank you very much for coming all the way to give us the honor to welcome you once again! We are happy to read that you enjoyed the Kitchen Party! Thank you so much for taking your time to write these kind words. We are looking forward to see you again. Until next time! The Giessbach staff...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I read about this hotel review before booking. In general: 1) Food is awesome 2) Staff is not clear about the hotel transportation (shuttle bus) information. Also the hotel information book s not updated. 3) Room is normal standard as Swiss hotel style We took the boat from Interlaken to Giessbach. Then we took the hotel tram up to the...

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GHGiessbach, Director of Sales at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and the view, but we are also very sorry for the misinformation you received from our reception. It has been 9 months between your visit and your review and therefore, it is almost impossible to locate the cause...

Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing weekend at Giessbach. The view was one of the best we have had the luck to appreciate, the walk up to the waterfall was lovely and the view breathtaking, hiring bikes from the hotel and cycling around the lake was so beautiful and so much fun. The staff were wonderful, the breakfast and evening meals...

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Wales
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Now then, where does one begin a review like this one, I wonder? OK, let's start at the very beginning - the booking process. We booked directly from the hotel's own website, and not only was it quick and faultless, but we also stumbled unexpectedly into a bargain which could not be missed. We stayed at the end of October...

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Canton of Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Grandhotel Giessbach its very nice place to visit it and enjoy your time there , the nature very beautiful there is around the waterfall which is goes to the lake Brienzersee , the view is really amazing .

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GHGiessbach, Director of Sales at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write down your impressions of the nature, our hotel and our service. We are truly happy to read that you enjoyed the surrounding nature of Giessbach and the view from the Grandhotel and that your stay was comfortable and satisfying. It was a great pleasure having you as our guest. We...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a night at the end of August. The hotel itself is stunning. Very grand and we visited after being given good review by a friend. Cannot fault the physical hotel. Stunning views from Breakfast terrace and the location whilst bit out of the way is idyllic. The service however was unfortunately pretty poor for what should be...

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GHGiessbach, Director of Sales at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review about our Grandhotel. First of all we would like to thank you for passing compliments to our Grandhotel’s character and location. On the other hand we are truly sorry to read about your negative experiences with our service. It saddens us that you had to leave our establishment...

Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

I am a hospitality student and at the end of my internship we had a little party with my colleagues in this hotel. Firstly, we spet a lot of time looking outside the hotel. The garden and the views from the hotel are wonderful! Afterward, we had an aperitif in the salon of the hotel which was lovely. The environment...

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GHGiessbach, Director of Sales at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write wonderful things about our Grandhotel. We are very pleased to read that everything was to your satisfaction. The management would like to thank you for your compliments. It is indeed a privilege to work here and enjoy the waterfall and the view on a daily basis. We hope to have...

Boston
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We splurged because it was our honeymoon and went with the Giessbach Suite for our 3 night stay at this incredible hotel. It was honestly worth every penny!! This suite is not only huge (2 full bathrooms, a very large sitting room with 2 couches, table for 4, dressing table, etc...) but also has the largest balcony of any room...

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GHGiessbach, Front Office Manager at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Dear Ldance07 First of all we would like to thank you, that you spent your honeymoon with us. We are happy you enjoyed this special moment at ou hotel. We thank you as well for describing your experiences detailled for other travellers. We are sure they may benefit from your explinations. Further we are please that you enjoyed Giessbach entirely...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I actually saw this hotel in the HBO series Band of Brothers years ago, and thought it was CGI. After finding out it actually existed, I had to visit. So glad we did. The whole experience from the ferry ride over, the funicular up to the hotel and the hotel itself were magical. We given the top room in the...

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GHGiessbach, Front Office Manager at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Dear robbschak We are so glad to read that you enjoyed the Giessbach experience entirely including the boat curise, ride on the funicular as well as the various Walking pathes in the Hotel park. We are shure, that you now watch the movie Ban of brother with other Feelings. We hope your dream comes again true and you will visit...

Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Back in time in high-class! Unique setting, great house, countless style and absolutely a must see! We suggest you to take the half board package. Service was first class, nothing overdriven, friendly in a natural manner and attentive to details. Breakfast in great, continuously freshly prepared with a huge choice. It is just very pity that some of the guests...

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GHGiessbach, Front Office Manager at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Dear WatchFox Thank you very much for your stay and your lovely feedback. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay entirely and title us as a "must see". Indeed we are faced with this difficulty that some peoples eyes are bigger than their stomach. We try to sensitize staff and guests regarding the waste of food. We...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very warm welcome, dear guests - come in, enjoy the moment, and marvel at one of the most tremendous views in Europe. Be inspired by the charm of a true Grand Hotel and experience a sense of living history in one of the best preserved hotels of its time. From the moment you set foot in the Grandhotel Giessbach, you will find yourself in a world of unique splendour and elegant sophistication. It embodies the romance and charm of glorious bygone times. Today, just as it was one hundred years ago, the historical hotel residence, by the celebrated silvery Giessbach Falls, high above Lake Brienz, is quite simply a world of its own. Surrounded by mountains, forests and alpine meadows, with a breathtaking view of the unspoiled landscapes of Lake Brienz, this hidden oasis lies far away from everyday bustle and traffic. Relish the chance to unwind in this friendly and hospitable oasis, far away from everyday hustle and bustle. We look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grandhotel Giessbach

Address: Giessbach 1201 | 3855 Brienz, Giessbach, Brienz 3855, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Brienz > Giessbach
Price Range: €282 - €538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grandhotel Giessbach 4*
Number of rooms: 73
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Also Known As:
Grandhotel Giessbach Hotel Brienz
Grandhotel Giessbach Swiss Alps
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“pay a little extra to get views to the waterfall or lake, you'll get a nice sunrise”
manuc990, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room with a waterfall view - it's worth it.”
gperky, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room towards the lake”
875matthiasl, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“get a room overlooking the Brienezersee and the Mountains”
petermuellerborneo, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Falls view have excellent View and so does the lake view. So really the choice is yours when you book”
TahirH364, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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