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Hotel Lauberhorn
Ranked #17 of 41 Hotels in Grindelwald
Certificate of Excellence
Baytown, TX
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2008

Amazing staff. Amazing views. Perfect location. Great breakfast. What else can you ask for? The staff even picked us up from the train station and drove us back at the end of our stay. The staff recommended a great trail for us to hike. We loved the views from balcony. I'd stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Liked — Views
  • Disliked — The shower
  • Stayed June 2008, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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1 Thank Magmath2
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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chicago
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11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2008

we only stayed one night in grindelwald. The hotel was clean and spacious, breakfast was wonderful.

our room had a balcony which we really appreciated. Beds were comfy. It's about a 15 min walk from the train station and we recommend doing that unless you have a lot of bags.

We had dinner at the Eiger hotel which was great. The C&M cafe that is located on the walk into town serves excellent coffee.

Hotel had free internet access and vast library of movies/books (if you understand german).

The receptionist (i think she's also the owner) is a firecracker. There literature tells guests to leave their professional titles at home, which we thought was aggressive but funny.

  • Liked — view from our room
  • Disliked — liked it all.
  • Stayed June 2008, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Thank evalok
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Toronto, Ontario
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2008

I was travelling through Switzerland for a hiking trip with two friends. We stayed here for 3 nights and selected single rooms. The common area was roomy and there were lots of books and people to talk to.

The computer was free to use and had an internet connection which was nice to stay in touch with my emails.

The couple that ran the hotel were lovely and interesting to talk with. Breakfast was a vast range of foods and the seating area was nice. You could also buy a packed lunch and have cloths laundered.

The hiking was amaging and access to the trails were literally from the property of the hotel. Views from the hotel rooms were better from the front then the back... but it's the Alps so really it is all great.

The food in town for dinners was a large selection of places and we stayed with the theme of Swiss cuisine.

Lovely place to stay and I'd like to get there again in the winter for skiing/boarding one day!

  • Liked — The view from my window & balcony
  • Stayed August 2007, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Thank worldview08
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New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2008

When we contacted the hotel originally by e-mail, we knew we'd like it from the lovely responses we got from our hostess, Conni, and we certainly weren't disappointed. We knew we weren't booking a 5 star hotel but we got great value for money plus wonderful views from all our rooms and just the best ever service from Conni and Bennie. We had a lot of fun and they were happy to join in, as were all the lovely staff. Just can't fault the hotel and we'll certainly go back.

Stayed January 2008
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Mountain View, CA
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2007

What a beautiful hotel in the town of Grindelwald. I was picked up by Conny, one of the hotel managers, and driven back to the hotel for check-in. My single room was a double bed with a balcony and an amazing view of the mountains! The bar downstairs was pleasant, along with books, tv and movies, a computer with free internet access. Breakfast was included, but I missed it as I wanted to catch a ski-bus headed back to the Bahnhof.

My only negative was being able to hear the next door neighbors when they returned around 10pm. When their sink pipes were running, you could really hear it in my room. Other than that, I would definitely recommend this place.

  • Liked — The staff, view from room
  • Disliked — noise from next door...
  • Stayed December 2007, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank dukiedrew
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Oregon
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2007

We stayed 2 nights in a family room for 4 in Hotel Lauberhorn in magical Grindelwald, Switzerland for 260 Swiss Francs per night. We adore Grindelwald and have visited there 5 or 6 times over the years but this is the first time we took our 2 teenage boys there. Normally without kids, we just bounce into town and find a Zimmer Frei sign and end up with a clean nice accomodation. This time we booked ahead at Hotel Lauberhorn and were not disappointed.

It is a biking hotel in the heart of town about 10 minutes walk beyond the Grindelwald train station. As always in Switzerland, the hotel was very clean. Our room for 4 was spare and pretty small for 4 but servicable. As runners and hikers, we felt very comfortable with the biking contingent in the hotel. The breakfasts were high energy and included lots of fruit and whole grains for the active clientele. The hotel offers a very reasonable laundry service and did a huge batch of laundry for us for Euro 15 total while we were there. There was a free Internet machine in the lounge. The night we arrived we had car trouble and didn't arrive until after midnight and they left us a key and a detailed note to enable us to get into our room. They were also very helpful with local advice on hiking and running trails. Good simple hotel for the active crowd.

  • Liked — Clean, nice accomodations with helpful staff in great location in Grindelwald
  • Disliked — Nothing really, maybe small rooms but still fair enough for the price
  • Stayed August 2007, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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1 Thank HawaiiDi
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annieoakle
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2007

We came for the view of the Eiger and we were not disappointed at all! We are not picky travelers but if you are on the first floor beware that the people above you sound like elephants walking around and the walls are paper thin. I read the reviews about the hosts and the atmosphere at this hotel and that is the main reason I chose it. Unforunately the hostess, Coni, was not in a very good mood the 5 nights we stayed and came across as being annoyed by our questions. One example: She told us everything is closed on Sundays (which is usually the case in Europe) but when we drove into town ALL the stores were open. We did like the atmosphere of the hotel and the breakfast, that is included in the price, was nice. Unfortunately we felt like intruders every time we saw the hostess.

  • Liked — The view of the eiger
  • Disliked — the hostess
  • Stayed August 2007, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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1 Thank annieoakle
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Property: Hotel Lauberhorn
Address: Obere Gletscherstrasse 41 | info@hotel-lauberhorn.ch, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Jungfrau Region > Grindelwald
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 41 Hotels in Grindelwald
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Lauberhorn 2*
Number of rooms: 28
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The philosophy...carpe diem - seize the day. Our biker and paraglider friendly hotel is located on the sunny side of the Grindelwald valley. All rooms have a shower/toilet and a balcony with a beautiful view of the impressive mountain scenery. Pets are welcome. Visitor tax and VAT included in the price. Our guest cardgives you various reductions in Grindelwald and allows you to travel for free on the public buses to and around the village. ... more   less 
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