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“Top class B n B - to rival any star hotel!”
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Chalet Gafri - BnB
Ranked #1 of 9 Wilderswil B&B and Inns
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10 reviews
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“Top class B n B - to rival any star hotel!”
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Very clean and comfortable room which would beat many 3 star hotels. Breakfast was very good and our host Fritz was available during breakfast for local knowledge and weather forecasting, which was spot on. Fritz and Gabi were wonderful hosts and could not do enough for us. A top class BnB/hotel. Also, Wilderswil is a lovely location close to Interlaken and with fabulous integrated transport and the Jungfrau/Bernese Oberland area is unbelievably spectacular.

Room Tip: Best to stay on first floor for the best views. Also the ground floor rooms do not have a totally p...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Chalet-Gafri, Inhaber at Chalet Gafri - BnB, responded to this review, 10 October 2013
Thank you so much for your excellent review, we look Forward to see you again on next visit to Switzerland. Gabi&Fritz
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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

We were not a fun of BnB type of accommodation but decided to book one to enrich our Swiss experience while we had our road trip around the Alps. It turned to be just perfect and totally changed our views toward BnB.

The room was extremely clean and stylish. The host Gabby and Fritz were so helpful and friendly- they offered extremely honest and helpful advice for our sightseeing . The breakfast they prepared for us were just delicious- nothing fancy but the quality is better than most of the 4/5 star hotels. Their kitchen was open like 24 hours it's such a plus for families as you can grab a coffee or tea or even use the microwave to heat up things for the children. Not to mention the extremely beautiful and peaceful village it's located. We were so happy we did not choose to stay in the bigger names like Interlaken or even Lauterbrunnen.

We wish we stayed there longer and strongly recommend this little gem.

Room Tip: get the newly built rooms they are gorgeous!
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Chalet-Gafri, Inhaber at Chalet Gafri - BnB, responded to this review, 12 September 2013
Thank you so much for yourr encouraging comments and for being such nice guests. Welcome for a longer stay when you visit our Country again.
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

The hospitality of the owner is outstanding. We were offered a very nice and clean room for very reasonable price. The owner picked us up from the train station and helped us with our luggage to the train station when we were leaving. The breakfast was excellent. Fritz gave us a guest card for a free bus ride when we mentioned that we would like to see the Oberhofen Castle on Lake Thun. He gave us many other valuable advices which saved us a lot of time, money and effort. I would definitely very much recommend this welcoming place.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Chalet-Gafri, Inhaber at Chalet Gafri - BnB, responded to this review, 12 September 2013
It was our pleasure to give advises to make the best out of your stay with us. Many thanks for your excellent comments.
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

thanks Fritz & Gabi you are the best
spacious rooms with super excellent view, well furnished & well ventilated
cable TV with top of Europe live streaming to judge weather before visiting will be helpful
around the corner a small river you can hear it from the room
location very close to interlaken by car & away from interlaken noises

  • Stayed August 2013
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Chalet-Gafri, Inhaber at Chalet Gafri - BnB, responded to this review, 5 September 2013
I was our pleasure to have such a nice Family staying with us and we are happy that you enjoyed the stay so much. Good luck to you and your Family, we hope to see you again!
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Skipton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

We had stayed in Wilderswil before at two different hotels so knew all the good things that the village has to offer, not least the excellent transport links. We loved our stay at Chalet Gafri; Fritz and Gabi were welcoming and attentive hosts. Our room was clean and spotless with television and internet and a comfortable seating area and good bathroom. Breakfast was excellent, including homemade muesli and jam. Drinks were available during the day and we were also offered washing facilities and the use of a fridge. The views from the breakfast table were unbeatable.

Room Tip: views from the new chalet are best but we liked our very 'Swiss' room in the old chalet.
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Chalet-Gafri, Inhaber at Chalet Gafri - BnB, responded to this review, 29 August 2013
Thank you very much for this very good review. We are pleased that you recommend us to other People. Just one Little remark about the Translation of trip-advisor into german language. We do not know why, but instead of Interlaken-Wilderswil in the german Version it mentioned Adelboden and this is a mistake. We hope very much that trip-advisor will Change this in the Translation as it is not the only time that this happened. Also it translates the word Chalet into Hütte, also wrong!
This is just to make sure that other guests do not get false informations.
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Vadodara, Gujarat, India
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Reviewed 26 July 2013

I had visited switzerland couple of weeks back with my entire family. I received quotation from many hotels and one of the quotation received was from Chalet gafri. I must say it very much value for money deal. At such a resonable cost you will never get some hospitability, ambience. Scenery in front of chalet is just amazing where you will see people having fun with para gliding. In front of the chalet there is a green lush mountain whearas on right side snow covered Jungfrau. Just at 2 mins walk there is a beautiful tracking mountain where you can have walk in the morning. and at 10 mins ride, you can reach interlaken, neuhaus like beautiful places. With this places you can reach many beauties of switzerland. Lastly as we were vegetarians, we could cook ourself in the kitchen. The support and love bestowed by Fritz and Gabi was amazing. Really worth spending time here.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Chalet-Gafri, Inhaber at Chalet Gafri - BnB, responded to this review, 1 August 2013
Thank you very much for your very valuable review. We are very pleased that you recommend our new chalet. Wilderswil-Interlaken is very central for trips and excursions indeed, but a lot of guests come here just for Relaxation and to enjoy the green of the valley with Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau-Joch in the Background. Best regards from your Hosts - Gabi&Fritz
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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 25 July 2013

The chalet is newly built,tastefully furnished & immaculate,situated in a very quiet area of Wilderswil. The rooms are a good size & facilities include a fridge,satellite TV & a large,powerful shower. Breakfast features homemade bread,jam,cheese & butter (Fritz keeps a cow in the mountains).
That's the hard facts dealt with - so what makes Chalet Gafri different ? Why choose this place ?
It's the people !! Fritz & Gabi are 1st class, warm & welcoming hosts. Fritz' has a wealth of local knowledge & contacts (he was straight on the phone to one of them who works on the railway to sort an issue out for us)so make sure you discuss your plans with him.Had enough of 'stuffy'Swiss hotels ? Looking for a homely & genuine experience ? Then look no further - we'll be back.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Chalet-Gafri, Inhaber at Chalet Gafri - BnB, responded to this review, 26 July 2013
Thank you very much for this excellent revue. We are pleased that you have spent a happy time wiht us. Your english writen text is absolutly correct but the german translation of TripAdvisor has a mistake. Wilderswil is situated just outside of Interlaken Center and not near Adelboden.
Never mind, we are looking forward to welcome you again on your next visit to our area.
Best regards and thanks - Gabi&Fritz - your hosts
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Property: Chalet Gafri - BnB
Address: Muehlenenstrasse 34 | 3812 Wilderswil-Interlaken, Wilderswil, Interlaken 3812, Switzerland
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Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Interlaken > Wilderswil
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Ski-In / Ski-Out
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderswil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Chalet Gafri - BnB 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
New Bed & Breakfast-Chalet with large and modern furnished superior rooms, all with balcony/terrace, very quiet situated and with mountain-view in the heart of Switzerland. We recommend a minimum stay of 4 to 7 nights as Inerlaken-Wilderswil is very central for trips and excursions in the local area and all over Switzerland. Ideal to start off for Top of Europe and Piz Gloria as half- or day trips. Visit also close by chocolate- and cheese manufacturing. Idyllic scenery for guests that like to just come and relax. Breakfast buffet (also gluten- and lactose free products on request). Free tea and coffee self-service all day for our guests. We will be pleased to advise best places to visit once you are with us. By the way, on our breakfastbuffet you will find many local and home made product and specialy our Alpine cheese and butter is coming from the Nesslern-Alp above Saxeten, ower 2000 meters. The charater of the products is shaped by the wild herbs and florwers that the cows munch during the whole summer. Your hosts: Gabi&Fritz ... more   less 
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