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NE Iowa, USA
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Loved our stay at Olle and Maria's - location at Gimmelwald is wonderful - so enjoyed the village. Early morning coffee on their porch was a favorite - simple pleasures!! Their home is lovely - every detail perfect; our hosts were gracious. They provide you so many ideas of things to do in the area. While there, be sure to... More 

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Andover, MN
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

We stayed in the suite for 5 nights. Olle gave us lots of information on things to do in the area including options for rainy days which we ended up needing. The place was very clean, quite and well furnished. We had the room with the kitchenette so we made our own breakfast but purchasing supplies from the neighboring farmer... More 

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Andover, United States
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

My husband and daughter stayed 5 nights at Olle & Maria's July 10 - 15, 2016. We had the apartment room with the kitchenette. The place was perfect for our needs. Olle was a very gracious host. He gave us lots of information, including things to do if the weather was not good. Unfortunately we had rain 3 of the... More 

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Big Island, Hawai'i
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Staying in Gimmelwald was one of the highlights of our Switzerland trip. The quaint village was so quiet, beautiful, and something out of a storybook. Olle & Maria were very welcoming, provided us with restaurant and hiking suggestions, were there to help but not intrusive at all. Olle was so kind to let us borrow hiking shoes and sticks and... More 

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MA
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

We really enjoyed our stay in Gimmelwald. The accommodations and hospitality were excellent. The double room is spacious and comfortable. Wifi is great. The bathroom is big and shower has great water pressure with plenty of hot water. Everything was clean and neat. We didn't get the breakfast, so can't comment on the food. We stayed during November and everything... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

My darling Husband and I saw this town on Rick Steves Europe, and we were so excited to stay there. Ollie was on the Rick Steves show, and we were excited to meet him in person. He is a very interesting person and I can't really find the words to describe him. He will tell you like it is, and... More 

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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

This is an amazing location with views that compare to no other. We are staying at the apartment with kitchen facilities, in suite and kitchen nook. The apartment is fully stocked to cook and you can even buy local cheese, milk, sausage and eggs from the neighbor. For all other needs you will take a quick cable car ride to... More 

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Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in the off season and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We travel in the off season because I can't stand tourists lol. Beautiful house and lovely room. They are a nice couple who are interesting to discuss global topics with. Nice to hear a different perspective on subjects from someone halfway around the world. It was great... More 

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Paauilo Mauka, Hawaii
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

This is an overdue review, my husband and I stayed in Olle and Maria's apartment for 4 nights in September and had a fantastic time. The apartment is lovely, with a nicely equipped kitchen, and very comfortable bed. Next door is a home with an honor's system refrigerator on their porch where they sell cheese, sausage, eggs and milk. Murren,... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

My wife and I stayed here on the first leg our European vacation. We stayed in the double-bedroom and had no problems at all with the shared bathroom. Olle & Maria were excellent hosts. We were a little early so we sat out on the porch (amazing views) and planned our hikes with Olle while Maria got our room ready... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi

Additional Information about Olle & Maria's Bed and Breakfast

Address: Niderimatten 783, Gimmelwald 3826, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Gimmelwald
Number of rooms: 2
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“Reserve the ground level apartment if you are loud.”
  • View towards the back of the home
  • View from the double room on the third floor
 of 5 bubbles eyelanddoc, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the double room, not the apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles Jonny_Trishy, 13 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Nice clean place to stay in Gimmelwald, shop at co-op in Murren to save $$ on food and use the stove and fridge.”
 of 5 bubbles NathanDash, 10 Aug 2013 | Read review
“I would highly recommend the apartment if you can get it. I didn't stay there, but if it was anything like the double room in their home, I'm sure its great, and a much better deal than staying in the home.”
 of 5 bubbles Bemmybear, 24 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Save money by renting the larger room with a kitchen, so that you can prepare your own meals. We ate out only twice during our 3 day stay, and although the food was amazing, it was expensive.”
  • Our room, with a roll away bed added. Bed and Linens were top quality.
  • Table in our room. We saved a fortune by eating here most meals.
 of 5 bubbles raqueleliseann, 4 Apr 2012 | Read review
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