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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...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Beautiful hotel which has a history. Each room is decorated beautifully and the whole area is just gorgeous. Great service is what you get when you come to a place like grandhotel. The rooms are spacious, gracious and well equipped with every amenity. Go discovering the rooms and you will enjoy just wandering around the rooms. The walk to the...

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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. Best regards from Giessbach

California Central Coast
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Historic hotel on the lake, across from a waterfall, accessible by boat and finicular if you prefer, it is the epitome of the grand hotels of the 1930s ad 40s. Outstanding breakfast and staff. Dinner at the restaurant was also memorable and the prices were not as outlandish as expected. Suite of room options made it affordable. More an "experience"...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such great things about our hotel and location. We are truly happy to read that you enjoyed our amenities and had comfortable stay with us. It was a pleasure having you among us. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Giessbach! Best regards from Giessbach

Arroyo Grande, California
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This Europe and Swiss Historic Hotel lives up to high expectations. The setting is wonderful. Our room was like it had just been redone - fresh, spotless. The restaurant is excellent and the breakfast was amazing. The staff is very professional while very friendly and eager to please. We suggest that you take a little time and catch the boat...

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review concerning your stay with us. We are truly happy to read that you enjoyed our amenities and had a comfortable stay with us. It was a pleasure having you among us. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Switzerland! Best regards from Giessbach

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We will come back again and again. Wonderful place to stay. The views of the lake and waterfall from our room were spectacular. The comfort of our bed and room were the best. So peaceful walking through the woods to the waterfall and absorbing the beauty. The hotel is about 100 years old and filled with beautiful antiques, but well...

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review concerning your stay with us. We are truly happy to read that you enjoyed our amenities and had a comfortable stay with us. Again it was a pleasure having you among us. We are looking forward to your next visit! Best regards from Giessbach

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Tip : book early enough - gets fully booked very quickly! I was expecting a dated hotel with a nice view. But it is much better than I had expected. The view is breathtaking. The hotel itself is old (historic is the correct description) but does not need renovation. It looks very good, is very clean and is in great...

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

Thank you very much for your review concerning your stay with us. We are pleased to read, that you enjoyed your stay and that we were even able to exceed your expectations. We will proudly forward your compliments to the responsible departments. It was an honor having you among us and we are already looking forward to your next visit!...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a very interesting hotel. It has some of the most beautiful views of both the Lake and Waterfalls. I requested a room with a lake view and was given a room with both a Lake view and a Waterfall view. The only problem was the lake view was blocked completely with a tree. The Waterfall was amazing so...

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Whyalla, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I had visited Lake Brienz previously by boat and it stopped off at Giessbach and I visited the waterful it is difficult to miss the magnificently restored hotel so this time around I booked for two nights and purposely picked the Forest view not only was it cheaper but I thought the Falls view may have been noisy(?) If your...

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write down and share your experience with us. We are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed our amenities and had comfortable stay with us. It was a pleasure having you among us. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Switzerland! Best regards from Giessbach

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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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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $403 - $742 (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.”
gperky, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room towards the lake”
875matthiasl, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“get a room overlooking the Brienezersee and the Mountains”
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”
TahirH364, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Suite of room options determines where the room is.”
CypressRidge, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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