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Hotel Cabana
Ranked #23 of 41 Hotels in Grindelwald
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Amarillo, Texas
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“Great hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2012

My son and I stayed at Cabana for six days last December. Warm, cosy atmosphere, excellent Swiss breakfast and breathtaking view of the Jaeger and Jungfrau. Reasonably priced, Bettina at the counter anticipates your needs. Thanks Cabana!, Hi Bettina!

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2011

We had a wonderful time at cabana!! nice owner, spacious rooms, the best breakfast we've ever had and an incredible view... We'll definitely come back

  • Stayed September 2011
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Bat Yam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2011

We stay in Cabana Hotel for two weeks, in August, and it was a very nice experience.
The warmly and welcome staff, the outstanding views, the nice breakfast, all together made our stay a real plesure. The room was fairly big and clean and the view to mount Eiger overcome everything else.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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New York, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2011

We spent 2 nights at Hotel Cabana this past weekend and really liked the place. The views, the breakfast and the nice reception were all highlights for us. Free wifi is nice too. It's a 5 min uphill walk to the train station and the main part of the town, which was perfect for us as it was nice to be a bit away from the busier town center but not too far. We wish we could've stayed longer.

Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2011

We spent one week holidays at hte Cabana Garni just after Christmas, in order to celebrate New Year there.
The hotel is well located, 5 min walk down the village (5min to the train station, and 10 min to the city center).

The bust going to the ski lift is 2-3 min walk away from the Hotel and free of charge.

We stayed in the Junior Suite, which are quite big, with an open equiped kitchen, a nice diner table, a sofa with TV, and a nice bed. On top of it you have a big balcony facing the Jungfrau.
The staff was nice and friendly, and the breakfast was included and good. Breakfast in-room is free of charge, which is a must.

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled as a couple
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Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2010

Having been to Grindelwald and the same hotel three times already, for the fourth time a new one was chosen. It was definitely not a bad choice - I can't find any faults at all, the rental car being another story entirely.

The hotel is fairly small and is only a garni, which in my eyes is a good thing since there are so many choices for eating that you have instead a luxury problem.
It lies on the main road towards the village centre, but all rooms face away from the road, so there is absolutely no disturbance from the traffic, which can get fairly heavy in the early morning and afternoon.
Having tried the junior suite, it is very roomy and has everything you need, a kitchen area with cooking facilities, a fridge and sitting area.
The bathroom is also good, although some kind of ventilation or fan would have been appreciated.
Breakfast is served in a small room, but it is adequate for the amount of rooms they have, in total there are only 30 beds. The breakfast buffet isn't huge, but it is varied enough to give you a good start on the day. You can boil eggs to your own preference, and hope they don't crack :)
The lady running the show is helpful and hospitable, although as returning visitors there wasn't much need for help.
Grindelwald and the Jungfrau region can be a bit hit and miss weather wise - as usual, there was everything from fog, rain, snow and perfect sunshine during the five days set aside.
But the Eiger-Mönch-Jungfrau trio is absolutely breathtaking when the sky is clear blue - do make sure to walk the 'Panoramaweg' from Männlichen to Kleine Scheidegg on such a day.
Unfortunately a hike along the Eiger trail went down the drain due to snowfall, which actually resulted in the trail being closed :(

All in all - really a nice hotel in a fabulous mountain resort. It is fairly costly, but so is most of Switzerland, and as a resort village, Grindelwald certainly is - and I would prefer this one to Wengen any day.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with family
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2010

We booked our 4 nights at the Hotel Cabana based on the TA reviews, and were not disappointed - we had a wonderful stay in this delightful hotel. The hotel is a few minutes walk from the town centre, so within easy reach of the train station, supermarket, and all facilities. The hotel sits on the side of a hill, with the valley falling away beneath, so you have beautiful unobstructed views. Frau Bohren and her staff are great, always friendly and willing to assist with any queries, the place was spotlessly clean and very quiet. We stayed in the junior suite, which had everything we needed - dining area, sitting area, small kitchen, full bathroom and a lovely comfortable bed - as well as a big sunny balcony where we spent plenty of time relaxing and gazing out at the astounding views of the Eiger! The hotel's breakfast room was small but cheerful and offered a good selection of cereals, fruits, juices, breads, cold meats, cheeses, yoghurts etc - my husband fell in love with the Bircher muesli and had it every morning!
We had gorgeous weather during our visit to Grindelwald - we even got sunburnt after hiking down from First. Grindelwald is a lovely place, with plenty of walking trails, easy access to the train to Jungfraujoch (we purchased our tickets at the Hotel Cabana reception desk) and our stay also entitled us to the Grindelwald "Guest Card" which, amongst other things, gave us access to the indoor pool at the Sports & Recreation Centre. This is a fantastic facility, we were the only ones there using the pool at the time and the lifeguard raised the blinds at the far end of the pool to reveal floor-to-ceiling windows with staggering views of the mountains and glaciers outside - amazing! I've never seen an indoor pool with views like that!
As this was our first visit to Switzerland (and in fact, to Europe), staying in the mountains was something we had looked forward to so much and had our fingers crossed that we had picked the right place - needless to say, we were extremely happy with the Hotel Cabana and would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone looking for somewhere to stay in Grindelwald. Frau Bohren even kindly gave us and our luggage a lift up to the train station on our final morning, a very nice touch and much appreciated.
We hope to return to Grindelwald for a longer stay in the future, and would definitely stay at this hotel again.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Cabana
Address: Dorfstrasse 46, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Jungfrau Region > Grindelwald
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#15 Romantic Hotel in Grindelwald
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cabana 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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