City Hotel Oberland

  • Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, Interlaken

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This informal hotel enjoys a superb central location on the main promenade within easy reach to the shops, cafés and transport links. The free bus stops outside and Interlaken West station is just 5 minutes’ walk away.

The hotel offers a good standard of accommodation and is a comfortable base from which to explore the resort and further afield in the Bernese Oberland.

Expect a hearty breakfast and authentic Swiss style evening meal or as an alternative  CHF20 credit per person is available to dine in the hotels Indian restaurant. The new restaurant, bar and open plan lounge have been recently refurbished and offer a great place for a refined coffee or exotic cocktail.

Whether in the main building or the quieter ‘residence’ building all bedrooms are attractively furnished with high levels of comfort.

Added value

Free excursion offer: 'Day on Lake Thun' lake cruise (stays 7 nights or more)

Credit for the local Indian restaurant CHF20 is available from reception

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 192

Occupancy

Rooms may be allocated in either the main or 'Residence' buildings.

  • No. of buildings: 3
  • No. of floors: 5

Annexes

2 x interconnecting Residence buildings

  • Official rating: 3

Rooms

  • 'Standard' twin rooms with bath or shower can be used for sole occupancy at a supplement, located in the Residence or Main building
  • 'Standard' twin rooms  with bath and balcony are in the main building
  • 'Superior' twins are larger, have bath or shower and airconditioning and are also available for sole occupancy  
  • Standard single rooms have bath with showerhead or shower 
  • All our rooms have TV with english speaking channels, telephone, safe, hairdryer and radio

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Wireless internet
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

Not suitable for wheelchair users, lift serves all except 5th floor in main building.

Interlaken

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!

In Interlaken you'll have one of our reps in resort who will know the local area and can assist you with any queries.

Excursions

GREAT VALUE TRAVEL PASSES

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

 

PRE-BOOKABLE EXCURSIONS

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.

BOOK LOCALLY

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
  • Location: This hotel enjoys a superb central location on the main promenade. Interlaken West is only 5 minutes' walk away and the free bus stops outside the hotel.
  • Breakfast room
  • Attractive lounge with panoramic view on 3rd floor (bar service is available) 
  • 3 popular restaurants
  • 'Las Rocas' bar and internet café
  • Wi-Fi throughout (Free)
  • Public PC with internet access (Free)
  • Lift
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • WiFi
Family Facilities
  • Cots & linen
  • Highchairs in restaurant
Meals
  • Hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • 4 course set menu each evening
  • As alternatives, a credit of approx. Sfr20 per adult is given for those wishing to sample the hotel's Italian style 'Mercato' cuisine or dine in the hotel's Indian restaurant
  • Special dietary requirements must be requested in advance 
  • No of restaurants: 3
  • 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

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 7.853437
  • Latitude: 46.684477
  • Location Description:

    This hotel enjoys a superb central location on the main promenade. Interlaken West is only 5 minutes' walk away and the free bus stops outside the hotel.

  • Nearest Bus Stop: 20 km
  • Nearest Station:

    Interlaken West 400 m away 

  • Distance to Station: 400

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