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Oak Island, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Our 3 nights in mid Sept 2014 at Esther's Apartment A were perfect, weather included. We wanted to stay "in" the Alps NOT in the valley and certainly not in Interlaken - a nice place but we can stay in-town anywhere. The train-bus-cable car connection from Interlaken Ost were easy & typical Swiss-on-time. Esther's is one minute walk from the...

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Reviewed 23 September 2014

We travelled here in August with our two children who are 5 and 8. This place is absolutely lovely and I would like to echo what several other reviewers have said - this place is immaculate. The bedding was fresh, the floors were lickety-split clean, the shared kitchen was sparkling - everything was just spotless. We did the breakfast one...

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Thank Christine K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Esthers Guesthouse provided us a great place to stay for our time in Gimmelwald. We had everything we needed and absolutely loved our time in the Swiss alps! I prefer modern clean accommodations, if you want to stay in Gimmelwald, Esther's is definitely the best place to stay.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Esther's. We rented one of the Apartments. Very small kitchen and small bathroom. very large living room and sitting area. You are only a few minutes from the cablecar. Unfortunately, we had terrible weather for 2 of the three days we were there. Once the clouds cleared, the scenery was spectacular. Words cant do it...

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2Thank saltpro
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2014

I had an amazing time while in Gimmelwald. The weather was beautiful wich was very lucky. Esther, the wner of the guesthouse was very friendly and helpful. She made me feel at ease. The breakfast which you can get for an extra CHF16 was very tasty and filling. But for me, what was soooooo appreciated was the cleanliness of the...

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Thank Stephanie g
Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We spent 3 nights at Esther 's Guesthouse. The location was 3 minutes from the tram, the room was very comfortable and clean. Esther was very helpful, warm and welcoming. A great place to stay, would definitely stay here again!

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Kirkland, Washington
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Esther was great to talk with & very helpful. We had a double room on the top floor, nice size, comfortable & clean. Would highly recommend staying here for families, couples, and singles. Had pizza dinner at Hostel. Half-hour walk to Murren for other restaurants & shopping. No complaints whatsoever.

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Thank Tom H
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Rick Steves recommends Gimmelwald as the place to go to experience authentic small-town, Alpine living. His website touts it as the place to go instead of touristy but better known Grindelwald: http://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/read/articles/gimmelwald-the-swiss-alps-in-your-lap. Being Rick Steves fans, we decided to give it a try. Joe did a lot of research on lodging options and true to Rick’s article, there isn’t a...

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4Thank Susan C
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Perfect stay in ester´s guesthouse! ;y single room was big enough for all the sports stuff, the choice of self cooking or prepared breakfast + lunch packet is very comfortable. The rooms a very sunny and with great views to the mountains. 2 minutes by foot to the cablecar is the optimum, you can see the rolls of the cablacar...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We had apartment A for two couples (same family). It worked beautifully. The porch outside was a delightful spot for wine and conversation at the end of the day. We took meals we had cooked in our well-stocked kitchenette out to Esther's front terrace for eye-popping al fresco dining. The Alps were right there in all their grandeur! Beds were...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Esther's Guesthouse

Address: Kirchstatt, Gimmelwald 3826, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Gimmelwald
Price Range: $201 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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