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Reviewed 14 June 2013

This hotel was definitely a highlight for our European trip. We spent three nights here. Like others have said the physical hotel is pretty good, but its the atmosphere that makes this place. If there are other travelers in the hotel you have to eat the dinner- we met some wonderful people and stayed up late into the night talking....

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1Thank Matthew F
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 4 June 2013

If you are looking for the charm of the Alps, good conversation and a slower pace this is the place. It is not the Ritz. Walter and Tim make you feel like a welcome guest in their home. Meals are family style where you swap stories of the days experiences and tomorrow's plans late into the night. The location is...

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1Thank JimDell
Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 20 April 2013

We loved our stay here. Yes, we found it via Rick Steves and so all the other guests had done the same, but this one is a keeper. Gimmelwald is a tiny hamlet amidst the Bernese Alps, with an incredible sweep of view across the valley to a mountain wall covered with cataracts. The gondola ride up from the valley...

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4Thank Lksegal
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Gimmelwald has a population of about 50. There's not much here... If you are looking for the party scene or to go clubbing at the discotheke, gimmelwald is not your place. If you want a breathtaking veiw, a peace that only comes (at least for me) in the alps, and some neat people, this is your place. Be on time...

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1Thank BPW2012
Seattle, Washington, United States
Reviewed 14 December 2012

Yes, almost everyone there knew it from Rick Steves and most were fellow Americans, but we had a fantastic time talking with our fellow travelers each night over dinner. I would love to be back there. The Mittaghorn is a wonderfully simple place to spend the evenings after days spent in awe of the Jungfrau region.

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2Thank wallwhit
Lake Stevens, Washington
Reviewed 7 November 2012

We actually traveled in October of 2011 but can no longer select that option. One night was not even close to enough. Not sure it would be my teenager's favorite thing to do, but it was one of the most romantic, cozy little places I have ever been and it topped my list of things we did for a month...

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2Thank Mishel777
Reviewed 17 October 2012 via mobile

There are not enough wonderful things to say about our charming stay at Hotel Mittaghorn. Tim was an incredible host- giving us helpful information about hikes, activities and the region. We loved the cozy feel that the hotel provided and especially enjoyed the community with the other guests. We shared stories and laughter over breakfast and dinner which led to...

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2Thank TripperBear
Micanopy, Florida
Reviewed 17 October 2012

This place is unlike any other!!! Our time in Gimmelwald was lovely and one of the favorite stops on our trip. Very rustic hotel with years of love and character. Walter and Tim were great hosts and we loved the homemade dinner from Walter we enjoyed each evening. The view from our balcony took our breath away and we would...

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1Thank otbrittany
Lawrence, Kansas
Reviewed 2 August 2012

I really can't add much more than what has already been said (raved about!) in the previous reviews. We traveled a month in Europe and our 2 nights/3 days here were the most amazing part of our trip. Wonderful, worn, creaky, alpine hotel. Great food and dinner guests. Interesting hosts. All surrounded by some the most stunning mountain scenery anywhere.

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2Thank ed-dest
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Got a little skeptical when my husband booked at this hotel for our 2 days stay in the Alps cause I saw some pictures online and it was not that impressed. But it ends up to be the most memorable place of our Europe vacation. Walter is a very good cook and it is worth every penny. We ended up...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Hotel Mittaghorn

Address: Wylern, Gimmelwald 3826, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Gimmelwald
Price Range: $57 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Rooms 7 and 8 are excellent, but any balcony room on the front side will give a jaw-dropping view.”
MerrittR, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the front with a balcony!”
  • Morning view from our room at Hotel Mittaghorn (July '16)
bjornh394, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the front have panoramic views. I think most of the rooms are at the front.”
T1271MGsusann, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Both of our rooms were great and had spectacular views. They faced the valley.”
PSchulze, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are cheaper without the view, but the public balcony upstairs lets anyone appreciate the mountainside!”
ShrpPolishAnimal, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
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