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Chalet Betula, a charming alpine retreat.

Chalet Betula in winter
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24 reviews
Chalet Betula in winter
Blue and white outside
A snowy day
View from the bedroom window looking across the terrace to the mountains.
The dining area which seats 6 at the pine refectory table.
The whole apartment is snug and cosy.
The bedroom has a comfy double bed and ample storage space for clothes and shoes.
Corner of the living room with the sofa bed.
The terrace, which is a real sun trap.
Chalet Betula apartment is 69 meters square, and is under the main chalet where the owners live.
The corner of the chalet from the front
Chalet Betula
Just snowed!
Sunset behind the mountains
The lido at Spiez, on the lake of Thun.
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Zweisimmen, Canton of Bern
An Idyllically peaceful setting for the perfect Swiss alpine holiday, Chalet Betula is located in Schwarzenmatt, a hamlet situated in the heart of the Berner Oberland enjoying magnificent panoramic mountain views that are quite stunning in both winter and summer.

Inside the chalet there is a spacious living room/dining room with a sofa-bed and space for a fold out bed if required. There is a well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, a double bedroom, and a shower room with a spacious shower and ample supply of hot water. The bedroom has a double bed and hanging cupboard and drawers, and there is a large terrace outside where smoking is permitted, accessed by French doors from the living room. Table tennis and exercise bike available on request.
In winter there is a cosy open fire to come home to and enjoy together with WIFI access, TV, DVD...
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About the Owner, Joy C
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Aug 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 24 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL582883
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Excellent - based on 24 reviews
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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We spent a wonderful five days with our son, daughter-in-law and two little granddaughters in the chalet. Joy and Malcolm saw to all our needs, including initial supplies in the fridge and excellent tips for trips or restaurants or anything we asked. The kitchen is truly fully equipped. Just to sit on the veranda with the amazing view behind the...

Management response:

Thank you so much for such a lovely review! Shame about the volley ball though! ha ha!!


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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 19 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Chalet Betula is a typical Swiss Alpine Chalet situated on a hillside overlooking a valley with a beautiful panoramic view of the mountains. The downstairs rental accomodation is fantastic, a home away from home. All you need to bring is yourselves, it sleeps upto five people and you would not feel crowded. There is a full kitchen so great for...

Management response:

Good heavens....what a review! If I didn't live there already I would want to visit it myself! How lovely of you to have been so generous with your comments. We would rate you guys 5 star as well! Thank you.


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Reviewed 4 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Management response:

Thank you very much for your kind review. Much appreciated.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    1 Twin
    1 Full
    1 Crib
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
CHF 60
CHF 60
CHF 400
14 Apr 2018 -
20 Jul 2018
Spring/ Summer
3 nights
CHF 60
CHF 60
CHF 400
21 Jul 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
Summer 2017
3 nights
CHF 60
CHF 60
CHF 400
8 Sep 2018 -
14 Dec 2018
Autumn/ Winter
3 nights
CHF 60
CHF 60
CHF 400
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About the neighbourhood
Schwarzenmatt is a charming alpine community 20 minutes from Gstaad, at an elevation of close to 1000m. The location of the village is perfect for both winter and summer breaks - hiking is on the doorstep, and ski-ing, snowboarding and sledging are just 10 minutes away with a car.

There is a village shop, hotel and a restaurant within a 10 minute walk and the train station is a 20 minute walk. Zweisimmen is 10K away and offers a full range of shopping and restaurants.

There are swimming pools in Zweisimmen, at lenk and on the magnificent lake of Thun at Spiez where the boats sail daiiy for much of the year.
The Jaunpass takes you to the fortress town of Gruyere where the cheese is produced, in less than an hour.
Car recommended
How to get there
If travelling by car, to get up to the chalet you will need either winter tyres or snow chains if there has been significant fresh snow.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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