Hotel Du Lac

  • Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, Interlaken

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Enjoying a wonderful location on the banks of the River Aare, this traditional, family-run hotel provides excellent service and comfortable accommodation for an enjoyable stay in this vibrant town. The centre is less than 10 minutes’ walk away, whilst Interlaken Ost station for excursions into the Jungfrau region and beyond is just a few steps away.

Receiving excellent feedback for its cuisine, you can enjoy hearty food here. A weekly gourmet dinner with apéritif is offered between the months of June and September.

Bedrooms are traditionally styled with high levels of comfort. Some enjoy north-facing views of the River Aare, while south-facing rooms face towards the station.

Added value

Free daily afternoon tea and cake (4-5pm)

Free bike hire (subject to availability)

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 30
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4

Rooms

  • 16-18m² standard twins south-facing can sleep up to 3 guests and overlook the railway and mountains
  • 16-18m² standard twins are north-facing have views over the River Aare
  • 18-20m² comfort twins have south-facing balcony and sleep up to 3 (on request) 
  • 9-11m² Single rooms are south-facing 
  • All rooms have bath, TV, phone, safe, radio, hairdryer and tea/coffee-making facilities. 
  • A drinks basket is available in all rooms, with ice machine on each floor

Bedroom facilities

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

Access ramp not required

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

PRE-BOOKABLE

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.

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
  • 6 days onward includes boats on Lakes Thun & Brienz, and train between Interlaken Ost & Breinz

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

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: The centre of Interlaken is less than 5 minutes’ walk away, whilst Interlaken Ost station for excursions into the Jungfrau region and beyond is just a few steps away.
  • ‘La Riviere’ restaurant where HB is taken
  • à la carte restaurant
  • Comfortable ‘salon’ lounge on first floor with river views
  • Lobby with bar service
  • Smokers’ lounge
  • Wi-Fi throughout and public PC with internet access (Free)
  • Lift.
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge area
  • WiFi
Meals
  • Hot and cold continental buffet breakfast and 4 course evening meals
  • Weekly gourmet dinner with aperitif (Jun – Sept)
  • Daily afternoon tea and cake (4-5pm)
  • (special dietary requests must be requested in advance) 
  • 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
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 7.868425
  • Latitude: 46.69102
  • Location Description:

    The Du Lac enjoys a wonderful location on the banks of the River Aare just a few steps from Interlaken Ost station. The centre is approx. 5 minutes' walk away.

     

  • Nearest Bus Stop: 100 km
  • Nearest Station:

    Interlaken Ost 100m away 

  • Distance to Station: 100
  • Distance to Resort Centre: 500 km

For more information on travel and transport visit our Hotel Du Lac page

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Hotel Du Lac
Interlaken, Bernese Oberland,Half Board
18/09/2020 - 3 nights
3 adults
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