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Hotel Sunstar Grindelwald

  • Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, Grindelwald

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Conveniently situated in the heart of the village, and only 2 minutes’ walk from the ‘First’ gondola, this hotel is attractively furnished and offers comfortable accommodation with an excellent range of facilities within its spa area, included for all Inghams guests.

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Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 217
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 5
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4
  • 'Standard Village' twin rooms with bath have balcony and views towards the 'First' mountain
  • 'Standard Eiger' twin rooms with bath have south-facing balcony with views towards Mount Eiger
  • 'Premium Eiger' twin rooms with bath or shower have south-facing balcony with views towards Mount Eiger
  • Spacious south-facing junior suites are large with lounge area and south-facing balcony
  • Single rooms have shower and north-facing balcony at no additional supplement
  • 'Standard Nova' twin rooms have a more modern style and available on request
  • All rooms have cable TV, telephone, radio, safe, minibar and hairdryer.

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Radio
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Wireless internet

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

Meals

  • Hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • 4 course evening meal with choice of each course
  • Occasional themed buffets
  • Supplement reduction for guests wishing to stay on Bed & Breakfast basis

 

  • No of restaurants: 2
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:

    In hotel

  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Casual

  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet

  • Lunch service:

    Not included

  • Dinner service:

    Waiter

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Grindelwald

Set at the foot of the impressive ‘North Face’ of the Eiger, with its dramatic glaciers in full view, Grindelwald is a friendly mountain village with chalet-style houses, cafés, restaurants and a good variety of shops. This is fantastic walking country, and Grindelwald has easy access by rail, cable-car and gondola, to both sides of the valley, encompassing a lion’s share of the Jungfrau region’s best paths. Take the ‘First’ gondola from the village for fabulous, scenic walks, or the ‘Männlichen’ gondola to meet the cable-car down to Wengen. The highlight of the region is to travel on one of the world’s most famous railway journeys through the Eiger to the Jungfraujoch, Europe’s highest railway station’, at 3,454m. Our hotels in Grindelwald give you a great choice of accommodation.

 

Things to do in resort

The Grindelwald Mannlichen gondola use to be the longest in the world. A fast service will be available from 2020.

For the 2019 season, you will be able to use a bus service to access this area instead. Grindelwalds extensive bus routes from the 22 June onwards; or take the panoramic hike across the Kleine Scheidegg which you will access by mountain train from Grindelwald. 

Aside from Gondolas, cables cars and mountain railways, the Grindelwald bus routes extends to the mountain sides giving you great access to the regions popular hiking routes including Busalp or Waldspitz and Grosse Scheidegg. Enjoy the splendid views, the lovely mountain restaurants and even an Alpine cheese festival that takes place in September. 

Buses go from the bus station opposite the train station so getting around Switzerlands public transport is easy. You can also hop on the bus route nearby and if necessary change at the bus station.

Free Resort Card

The Free 'Grindelwald Guest Card' is provided by your hotel on arrival and gives you:

  • Free use of in resort buses
  • Free* use of resort swimming pool
  • Reduced entrance to local attractions including Grindelwald Museum, Glacier Gorge and Pfingstegg cable-car.

Subject to change.

*only applies to Hotel Bodmi, Hotel Jungfrau Lodge, Hotel Eiger and Eiger Apartments

 

Discount Travel Card included for all Inghams guests

Our half-price card on trips of your choice across the Swiss transport network. Included in the price of your holiday, and is sent to you before departure with your rail tickets.

 

Exploring on the Swiss Transport Network

Switzerland's excellent public transport network of mountain railways, cable-cars, steam boats and buses makes it a pleasure to explore the sights, at your own pace.

 

Great Value Travel Passes

Purchase a travel pass and only pay one inclusive price for your trips:

(Prices shown include Travel Card discount)

Jungfrau Travel Pass (pre-bookable) - from £97 3 days, from £141 6 days, from £161 7 days, from £180 8 days

Enjoy consecutive days Free travel on trains, cable-cars, gondolas and boats within the Jungfrau region including:

 

  • Free train travel to Wengen, Mürren (selected routes only), Interlaken, Wilderswil and Lauterbrunnen
  • Free travel on ‘First’ gondola, Männlichen cable-car from Wengen, Buses to Männlichen Summer 2019
  • Harder Kulm funicular from Interlaken
  • Free travel on Schynige Platte cog railway for alpine garden
  • Passes from 5 days validity onward includes boats on Lakes Thun & Brienz, and train between Interlaken Ost & Interlaken West. As well as Interlaken Ost & Breinz (spelling Brienz) allowing for round trips by boat and train on Lake Brienz.

 

Supplement applies for Jungfraujoch and Schilthorn. Family Card not valid with Jungfrau Travel Pass, children up to 15yrs must purchase a Jungfrau Junior Travel Card  (Sfr 30 per child for any duration)

Bernese Oberland Regional Pass* (pre-bookable): from £144 4 days, from £183 6 days

For those wanting to travel further afield within the region, this good value pass gives you 4 or 6 consecutive days FREE travel on regional trains, buses and boats, including:

  • Trains to Gstaad, Thun, Meiringen and Adelboden
  • Brienzer Rothorn and Niesen mountain railways
  • Unlimited cruising on Lakes Thun and Brienz
  • Mountain transport within the Jungfrau Region

*Family Card not valid with Bernese Oberland Regional Pass. Children up to 16yrs must purchase a 'Bernese Oberland Junior Card' locally (approx. Sfr30 per child).

 

Other things to do in and around Grindelwald

  • ‘Pfingstegg’ viewing platform with unique view of whole valley
  • Grindelwald museum displaying history of the village
  • ‘First Flyer’ zip wire cable-way
  • Sports centre with indoor swimming pool
  • Bowling alley and mini-golf
  • Excellent train connections across the local area to Interlaken, Lakes Thun and Brienz, Wilderswil, Wengen and Berne
  • Weekly Swiss folklore evenings throughout July and August
  • Regular folk and music concerts
  • 'Land Art' festival takes place in June

Recommended Trips

Pre-Bookable

  • Jungfraujoch - ‘Top of Europe’ from £76, daily
    A ‘must-see’ for all visitors is the ultimate rail journey through the Eiger, and up to Europe’s highest railway station at 3,454m, for breathtaking views including the 14km-long Aletsch glacier and the ‘Ice Palace’.
  • ‘James Bond’s’ Schilthorn from £49, daily
    A trip up the famous Schilthorn, set of film ‘Her Majesty’s Secret Service’, for fantastic views of the surrounding snow-clad peaks.

Many more options available locally through your Representative including:

Fun Package: First Flyer / Glider & Trottibike / Mountain Cart from Sfr64

Prices shown include Travel Card discount.

Car hire is available 

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 8.0343
  • Latitude: 46.6245
  • Nearest Lift:

    First Gondola

  • Distance to Lift: 200
  • Nearest Station:

    Grindelwald station

  • Distance to Station: 700

For more information on travel and transport visit our Grindelwald page

Excursions

PRE-BOOKABLE

Jungfraujoch - ‘Top of Europe’

From £76, daily
A ‘must-see’ for all visitors is the ultimate rail journey through the Eiger, and up to Europe’s highest railway station at 3,454m, for breathtaking views including the 14km-long Aletsch glacier and the ‘Ice Palace’.

‘James Bond’s’ Schilthorn

From £49, daily
A trip up the famous Schilthorn, set of film ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’, for fantastic views of the surrounding snow-clad peaks.

Many more options available locally through your Representative including:

Fun Package: First Flyer / Glider & Trottibike / Mountain Cart from Sfr64

Prices shown include Travel Card discount.

Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down; correct prices will be advised at the time of booking

Facilities

  • Large indoor heated swimming pool and spa area with aroma steambaths, sauna and fitness room (all free)
  • Spacious lounge with fireplace
  • New lobby and bar
  • Non-smoking dining room
  • Traditional Alpine-style à la carte restaurant
  • Lovely sun terrace
  • Massage, solarium and beauty treatments (pay locally)
  • Tennis courts (pay locally)
  • Small smoker’s bar
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Public PC with internet access (Free)
  • Pianist daily and live music
  • Daily activity programme
  • Lift
  • Lounge area
  • Bar
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool (indoor)

Family Facilities

  • Cots & Linen
  • Highchairs in restaurant

Inghams Plus

  • Early Booking Offer Summer 2019: Save up to £120 per couple (ends 60 days prior to arrival)
  • Free minibar selection of soft drinks and beer, replenished daily (other drink types incur an extra cost)
  • 10% discount on spa treatments for Inghams guests staying in-house
  • Free use of tennis courts
  • No single supplement

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Hotel Sunstar Grindelwald
Grindelwald, Bernese Oberland,Half Board
25/09/2019 - 3 nights
3 adults
From London Luton
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