Carlton-Europe Vintage Hotel

  • Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, Interlaken

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This Art Nouveau vintage hotel has been welcoming guests since 1898. Close to Interlaken Ost station, 8 minutes’ walk to the centre and 1 minute to the bus stop. The hotel manager promotes a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, welcoming guests from 16 years+.

Relax in the charming gardens set amongst picturesque mountain scenery with a natural outdoor swimming pond, large sun deck, snack bar, plunge pool, saunas, steam bath and experience showers.

A hearty breakfast will set you up for a day exploring Interlaken. Pay locally for the Chalet Beizli serving traditional Swiss food or why not try a juicy steak in Johnny’s Pub and Grill. Relax with a coffee in the chimney bar or a whiskey in ‘Whiskyness’.

All traditionally styled bedrooms have quirky and neat design.

Transfer Approx. 2hrs 30 mins by rail from Zurich airport or 3hrs by rail from Geneva airport. Your journey involves 1 or 2 changes of train.

Added value

Balcony guaranteed when booking a superior room (for stays 7 nights or more)

  • No. of rooms: 86
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 6


Interconnecting wings

  • Official rating: 3.5


  • 'Classic' twins sleep 2 guests and can be used for sole occupancy at a supplement
  • 'Superior' twin rooms are larger and have south-facing views
  • Our single rooms are south or west-facing
  • All our rooms have bath or shower, cable TV, telephone, safe, radio, hairdryer and electric fan, and tea/coffee-making facilities, replenished daily
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

Interlaken is set between the sparkling waters of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, and enjoys a magnificent setting on the banks of the River Aare with the snow-capped peaks of the Jungfrau, Mönch, and Eiger forming the perfect backdrop. The main promenade, the ‘Höheweg’, is lined with flowers and fronted by a huge open meadow from where you can enjoy one of the most famous views in the world. The FREE use of local buses, included for all guests, allows quick and easy travel to surrounding villages including Bönigen and Iseltwald (see below). Excursions are plentiful, with lake steamers calling in regularly to take you to other villages along the shores.

There are not many holidays where you can experience beach weather and an Antarctic climate in one trip. To do this take the Jungfrau Railway to 3,454 metres above sea level and visit JungfrauJoch ‘Top of Europe’. Here you will find a snow fun park, ice palace, museum, Lindt chocolate heaven and much more. Plus visit Harder Kulm and its stunning viewing platform which is accessible by funicular. Our hotels in Interlaken offer you a great choice of accommodation. There are many attractive shops, boutiques, and cafés such as Café Schuh - a great place to enjoy some delicious afternoon cake or Swiss chocolate!




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

Prices shown include Travel Card discount.

Jungfraubahn Pass*

From £97 3 days, £141 6 days, £161 7 days, £180 8 days

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

  • Train travel to Wengen, Mürren, Interlaken, Wilderswil and Lauterbrunnen
  • Travel on ‘First’ gondola, Männlichen and Pfingstegg cable-cars and Harder Kulm funicular
  • Travel on Schynige Platte cog railway for alpine garden
  • 5 days onward includes boats on Lakes Thun & Brienz, and train between Interlaken Ost & Brienz

Supplement applies for Jungfraujoch and Schilthorn.

Bernese Oberland Regional Pass*

From £144 4 days or £183 6 days 

For those wanting to travel further afield within the region, this good value pass gives you 4 or 6 days consecutive days 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



Schynige Platte, plus Alpine garden*

From £28, daily

Take the charming cogwheel railway up to Schynige Platte at 2000m, and visit the wonderful Alpine garden with some 600 different Swiss alpine plants including Edelweiss, Enzian.

'James Bond's' Schilthorn*

From £55, daily

A fantastic cable-car journey up to the famous Schilthorn, set for the film ‘Her Majesty’s Secret Service), for stunning views.

Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe*

From £85, 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’.

Day on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz*

From £23 (2nd class), £35 (1st class), daily

Spend a day cruising with this ticket, valid for 1 day on your choice of either of the lakes. Upgrade to 1st class for seats on the top deck!

Harder Kulm funicular*

From £11, daily

15-minute funicular to new viewing platform for views of Interlaken and its lakes.

All pre-bookable train excursions commence from Interlaken Ost. Guests of Merligen must pay locally for bus or boat to Interlaken, where applicable.


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.

  • Location: In an excellent position close to Interlaken Ost station, this hotel is 8 minutes' walk from the centre and the free bus stops 200m away.
  • Small outdoor plunge pool in hotel's quiet garden
  • Swiss in house restaurant 'Chalet Beizli'
  • In house restaurant 'Johnny's pub and grill,
  • Whisky bar and lounge 'Whiskyness' 
  • Wellness facilities including Finnish and bio-saunas, steambath, kneipp, experience showers and relaxation room (all Free)
  • Beauty treatments (pay locally)
  • Lift (all buildings)
  • Sauna
  • WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounge area
  • Good hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • An extensive selection of nearby restaurants can be sampled around the resort, either by walking or using the free resort bus 
    • Swiss youth hostel opposite hotel which has great indoor and outdoor seating - great for lunch, dinner or coffee and cake
    • Nearby takeaway places include Chinese restaurants and co-op with self service restaurant
  • No of restaurants: 2
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:

    In hotel

  • Dress code for restaurants:


  • Breakfast service:


Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 7.853437
  • Latitude: 46.684477
  • Location Description:

    In an excellent position close to Interlaken Ost station, this hotel is 8 minutes' walk from the centre and the free bus stops 200m away.

  • Nearest Bus Stop: 200 km
  • Nearest Station:

    Interlaken Ost 300m away 

  • Distance to Station: 300
  • Distance to Resort Centre: 550 km

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