Stayed here on 2nd night of our Tour de Jungfrau Region, hiking from Schynige Platte.
Hats off to the staff here as this was only location that actually recognized our 15th wedding anniversary---with a free champagne toast and special candle light. Good food, service and engagement by staff--to all the guests we noticed. They seem to do things right here.
Reservations: No problems. Quick, efficient emailing back and forth from the States, good English by most staff.
Rooms: Dormitory style in lower level, but newer. 6 to a room (3 bunk beds each). When they are not full, they will try to accommodate your party into one room (e.g. my wife and I had one 6 person dorm room to our selves. Room 6 had 1 small desk, but otherwise not much other room to hang out. You'll hang out more in the bar area or in the large common room near the dorm rooms.
WC Facilities: A large central wash room with individual toilet/WC's and shower stalls. You may want to bring sandals/flip flops for walking around in when you take your boots off.
Food: Nice 4 course dinner included with room plus normal Swiss breakfast in the morning. If something is missing, just ask. We also liked the hot chocolate and Bailey's we had in the bar area after dinner while we played cards.
Location: See pictures---can't beat it, especially on a clear day. We really liked the hike from Schynige Platte via Faulhorn and Bachalpsee to here. We had various clouds and some rain, and it was still stunning. If you are coming here from Grindelwald, definitely take the hike 1 hour to Bachalpsee. The hike from here to Gross Scheidegg is also very nice on a clear day and almost all downhill !
Common Areas: Huge Bar area and Deck. Wide hallways. You can tell it's a Ski Resort in the Winter. Nice souvenir shop also.
All in all, a good stay. We'd do it again.
Note: Gets more popular on weekends as locals come up for the night.
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