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Melbourne
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This hotel is directly opposite the railway station so it is in an excellent location, the rooms either face the station or the Eiger mountain. You dont hear the trains from the hotel. I would defintaly recomment going for the room with the views, just sitting on the balcony looking out was the best for us. The hotel is alittle...

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Washington DC
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Excellent hotel in beautiful setting. Literally right across street from train station. Staff extremely friendly and views from rooms in back of hotel are of the Eiger. Excellent location for train to Jungfrau which is a must see. Town is just two blocks away and very nice with several good restaurants. We took a 30 minute walk down to Grund...

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Thank Roy H
Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Adjacent the train station, and near everything in Grindelwald (it's a tiny town), this hotel has train or mountain (Eiger) views. Ask for mountain side, small but adequate balcony makes lounging with some wine and cheese fun. Fantastic views, great breakfast, helpful friendly staff, great value!

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is just beside the train station. It is very convenient. The view from the room is awesome. There is free breakfast in the morning from 6-10am. One of the staff was not very friendly when I checked in as I had exceed the max number of people. However, she had managed to find a new room for me...

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Dubai
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights/ 5 days during recent my trip to Switzerland. As mentioned by other reviewers, the Hotel is located just next to the train station (and since the train is going to be your main mode of transportation to/ from Grindelwald ) when it comes to location, it can’t get any better than this. If you are...

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is very close to the train station, 1-2minutes walk from room to train. And not far from the town because Grindelwald is not big. You can walk around very easy. The hotel is very close to train station but not noisy. I booked Junior suite with mountain view. The room is spacious and clean. The Eiger view from...

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Troy, Michigan
Reviewed 9 October 2016

It is very easy to access this hotel which is on the platfom of the train station. The breakfast buffet includes both hot and cold choices which are well-prepared. The staff are very nice and helpful to make sure you enjoy your stay there.

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stayed 3 nights in this hotel. The hotel is exactly next to the train station and just 3 mins walk to the local supermarket Coop. My room was facing the train station but not as much noise as I thought. Breakfast is nice and coffee is served by staff not self served. Receptionist was very helpful on the local tour...

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Udaipur
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Rooms we got were facing the Jungfrau region, and the views were spectacular. Rooms are pretty modern and even better than the online photos available on website. Can't recall the names of staff we met during breakfast, but they were really great. Had an Excellent stay.

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Letchworth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Hotel Derby, Grindewald is a lovely family hotel, young husband & wife managers are visible and have a weekly welcome evening so guests can meet each other. Centrally located, the train station side of the hotel is quieter than the Eiger side which is on the road. Stayed via Thomson Holidays and the local Thomson Rep, Nik was brilliant. 5...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Derbystube
Derbystube
Cuisines: Swiss, European
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The very walls that greet you as you approach the Hotel Derby are steeped in history. The "Hotel de la Gare" was built here by the legendary Captain Gsteiger at the end of the 19th century. The same underlying principle applied then as it does now: we want to offer our guests a holiday that will long remain with them as a happy memory. Just travelling to the Derby is a pleasure in itself. The journey by rail could hardly be easier. We are passionate about hospitality and welcome you with a very special combination of attention to details and unobtrusive service. Stylish rooms and suites offer you plenty of space to unwind, relax and take in the splendid Mountain View. All rooms offer view to the surrounding mountains and are equipped with shower or bath/toilet, satellite TV, minibar and safe. The junior suites additionally provide a separate sitting corner. Most of the rooms have a balcony. In total 4 restaurants are at your choice. Either for an elegant dining experience, a tasteful 5-course-menu, a hearty Swiss dish or one of the various fondue specialities, our knowledgeable staff will be happy to advise you and to complete your stay by an attentive service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Derby Hotel

Address: Dorfstrasse 75, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Jungfrau Region > Grindelwald
Price Range: $204 - $381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Derby Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Derby Hotel Grindelwald
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Grindelwald
#4 Romantic Hotel in Grindelwald
#5 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Grindelwald
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“ask for crows nest, top floor but you'll have a winding starcase. options view of train station or mountans”
 of 5 bubbles 222blakew, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the north side overlook the station and those on the south have views of the north face of the Eiger.”
 of 5 bubbles RobertandAlison, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“South facing rooms face the Eiger.”
 of 5 bubbles Peterbrokennose, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 500,501 and 502”
 of 5 bubbles G5973GYmanuell, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rear of hotel has super views of the Eiger”
 of 5 bubbles derekwestall, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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