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Grandhotel Giessbach

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a grand hotel in the true sense of the word. Unbelievable scenery, the hotel is set in its own grounds overlooking Lake Brienz. Our room looked out onto the waterfalls which was a great sight and very relaxing. Service and attention could not be faulted - the hotel did everything to make our stay most enjoyable. Food and...

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Onizah
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Amazing for honeymooners, we booked a waterfall room view, it was fantastic. the road to the hotel is difficult. the breakfast was very good and they have small parking which you have to give your keys to the reception.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 December 2016

If you like Belle Epoque Hotels, nature, scenery, arrival by ship, good dining and one of the best breakfast buffets I've seen so far, stay a night or two at the Giessbach. Mandatory: Walk the falls, coffee on the balcony overlooking the lake and a tour by ship.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing view of brienz lake and giessbach waterfall, I reserved the lake view and it was half lake view and half waterfall view, it was really something fantastic, 5 minutes away walking to the waterfall, cable car took you to the lake, only the room furniture is old (they call it historical room).

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This place is a MUST -Don't miss it ! Beautiful location, attractive setting, spectacular views, Super Hotel, great Food. We never stayed over nite but have been here a few times for Lunch. Can recommend this place to anybody - great food quality and fine service. Experience the big Waterfall just behind the hotel building.

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GHGiessbach, Director of Sales at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to give us feedback on your stay with us. We are very pleased to read, that you enjoyed your time at Giessbach and our amenities. It was a real honor having you among us and we are already looking forward to your next visit. Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year -...

Ronkonkoma
Reviewed 27 October 2016

to my My wife and I were travelling through Italy and Switzerland for our honeymoon. We stopped here to eat lunch and couldn't believe what a beautiful hotel this was in an amazing setting. Lake Brienz is an awesome blue/green color and was right below us. The waterfalls were right in front of us, the lunch was delicious. I went...

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GHGiessbach, Director of Sales at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to give us feedback on your stay with us. We are very pleased to read, that you enjoyed your time at Giessbach and our amenities. It was a real honor having you among us and we are already looking forward to your next visit. Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year -...

Heiden, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The hotel is in a fantastic place with wonderful views of lake, mountains and waterfalls. Already the route with ship and cable car is impressive. All rooms are well maintained and are witness to the hotel tradition of the 19th century. The service is excellent in all respects. The kitchen and the cellar maintain both regional and international specialties with...

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GHGiessbach, Director of Sales at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to give us feedback on your stay with us. We are very pleased to read, that you enjoyed your time at Giessbach and our amenities. It was a real honor having you among us and we are already looking forward to your next visit. Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year -...

New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Wow, what an amazing property. The entire experience transports you to a different time. From piano music every evening to the old keys to the classy breakfast spread, everything takes you back in time. It also helps that the property is stunning from a location perspective. One of the top 10 hotels I've ever stayed. Rooms have an older feel...

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GHGiessbach, Director of Sales at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to give us feedback on your stay with us. We are very pleased to read, that you enjoyed your time at Giessbach and our amenities. It was a real honor having you among us and we are already looking forward to your next visit. Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year -...

Saint Louis, France
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful location, service was appropriated, we had nothing to complain about excepted for a very full ashtray at the lower entrance. The breakfast was absolutely wonderful, the decoration was also very stylish and original. Would any time again book there. Best regards Chris

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GHGiessbach, Director of Sales at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to give us feedback on your stay with us. We are very pleased to read, that you enjoyed your time at Giessbach and our amenities. It was a real honor having you among us and we are already looking forward to your next visit. Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year wishes...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous views, excellent service, amazing experience! Our balcony had a view of both the waterfall and the lake. The room was incredibly spacious, and very comfortable. We have a king at home, but this bed was something else...we were in heaven! We ate at the Park Restaurant and it was excellent. Another day, we also bought the "lunch boxes" and...

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GHGiessbach, Director of Sales at Grandhotel Giessbach, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to share your impressions of your stay at our Grandhotel. We are truly happy to read that you enjoyed our amenities and had a comfortable stay with us. Our kitchen crew will be happy to hear about your satisfaction with the food. It was a pleasure having you among us. We hope...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very warm welcome, dear guests - come in, enjoy the moment, and marvel at one of the most tremendous views in Europe. Be inspired by the charm of a true Grand Hotel and experience a sense of living history in one of the best preserved hotels of its time. From the moment you set foot in the Grandhotel Giessbach, you will find yourself in a world of unique splendour and elegant sophistication. It embodies the romance and charm of glorious bygone times. Today, just as it was one hundred years ago, the historical hotel residence, by the celebrated silvery Giessbach Falls, high above Lake Brienz, is quite simply a world of its own. Surrounded by mountains, forests and alpine meadows, with a breathtaking view of the unspoiled landscapes of Lake Brienz, this hidden oasis lies far away from everyday bustle and traffic. Relish the chance to unwind in this friendly and hospitable oasis, far away from everyday hustle and bustle. We look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grandhotel Giessbach

Address: Giessbach 1201 | 3855 Brienz, Giessbach, Brienz 3855, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Brienz > Giessbach
Price Range: $396 - $699 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grandhotel Giessbach 4*
Number of rooms: 73
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Also Known As:
Grandhotel Giessbach Hotel Brienz
Grandhotel Giessbach Swiss Alps
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“Choose a room with a waterfall view - it's worth it.”
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“get a room overlooking the Brienezersee and the Mountains”
 of 5 bubbles petermuellerborneo, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Falls view have excellent View and so does the lake view. So really the choice is yours when you book”
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