Waldhotel Doldenhorn

  • Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, Kandersteg

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The Waldhotel Doldenhorn offers good-quality accommodation and lovely spa facilities in an idyllic quiet position, approximately 20 minutes' pleasant walk to the resort centre. The resort bus for access to the main lifts, is free with your guest card and stops at the end of the hotel drive.


  • No. of rooms: 40
  • No. of buildings: 3
  • No. of floors: 4
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:

    Interconnecting wings

  • Official rating: 4.5
  • Standard twin rooms sleep up to 3 guests with forest views, and tend to be at the back of the hotel. Sole occupancy can be booked at a supplement
  • Superior twins have mountain view rooms and tend to be at the front of the hotel, sleeping up to 4 guests
  • Junior suites are large with balcony are also at the front or side of the hotel with mountain views
  • All rooms have bath, satellite TV, telephone, radio, safe, minibar and hairdryer

Bedroom facilities

  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Radio
  • Room safe
  • Telephone


  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No


  • Hot & cold buffet breakfast
  • Excellent 4 course evening meal with choice of each course from two complete menus, plus dedicated vegetarian menu
  • Half-board may also be taken in the traditional 'Ruedihus' (closed Wednesdays), for Swiss specialities including fondue or raclette
  • Free daily packed lunch or light lunch in the hotel
  • Free afternoon tea and cake daily
  • Free mineral water and iced tea in room, replenished daily
  • No of restaurants: 23
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:

    In hotel

  • Dress code for restaurants:


  • Breakfast service:


  • Lunch service:

    Waiter or free daily packed lunch

  • Dinner service:


Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians


Kandersteg is an attractive alpine village enjoying a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery in all directions. The main street is lined with inviting cafés and restaurants, and small shops selling local produce. The walking possibilities are excellent, with an abundance of trails around and above the village, from gentle strolls to more strenuous hill-walking. Our hotels in Kandersteg offer you a great choice of accommodation. The Oeschinen cable-car, which is a pleasant 10 minute stroll from the village, whisks visitors up to the glorious scenery of the Oeschinen Lake. Or take the Sunnbüel cable-car, a short bus ride away, for more walking trails and views. Trains in both directions link well-known places such as Interlaken, Lake Thun, Zermatt and the capital of Berne - the possibilities are varied.


Things to do in resort

  • Hiking and walking
  • Cable cars trips to summits
  • Excursions by rail within the Bernese Oberland
  • Bird-watching
  • Outdoor public swimming pool

There are over 550kms of walking paths to explore the scenery in and around Kandersteg, parts of which belongs to the UNESCO World heritage Swiss Alps. Lake Oschienen certainly lives up to this recognition with its shimmering mountain lake. Various walking challenges run by the tourist office await those who want to see the best of the region (suitable for all abilities). Collect stamps or passwords on your walks to exchange for a pin badge to resort (badge approx. Sfr5.50 each). Trains in both directions link well-known places such as Zermatt, Lake Thun and the capital of Berne amongst others - the possibilities are endless for those on holidays in Kandersteg.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 7.6753
  • Latitude: 46.4953
  • Nearest Bus Stop: 100
  • Nearest Station:


  • Distance to Station: 1600
  • Distance to City Centre: 1500

For more information on travel and transport visit our Kandersteg page




  • Free entrance to 'Blausee' Nature Park with boat trip - visit the beautiful lake, famous for its deep blue water. Please 1½ hour walk from resort or take the bus (approx. £4 return)


Oeschinen Lake - UNESCO World heritage site*

From £9, daily

Take the cable-car from resort to this stunning lake above Kandersteg for great walking, popular panoramic terrace restaurant and fabulous views.

Sunnbüel cable-car*

From £11, daily

Enjoy a cable-car ride up to Sunnbüel from where walking possibilities abound (approx. beginning June to end of season).

Allmenalp cable-car*

From £12, daily

This ride brings you to fantastic scenery and views over the village. A lovely area for walkers and particularly good for spotting wild flowers.

Kandersteg/Adelboden Walkers' Pass*

From Sfr 170 (6 days)

Covering 7 cable-cars in the Kandersteg , Frutigen & Adelboden areas as well as the Adelboden-Frutigen-Kandersteg bus. Lifts include TschentenAlp, Engstligenalp,, Silleren-Hahnenmoos in Adelboden, Elsigenalp in Fruitgen and Oeschinensee, Allmenalp & Sunnbüel in Kandersteg. Bus runs approx. 12 June - October. Bus Kandersteg to Frutigen approx. 30 mins, bus Kandersteg to Adelboden approx. 1hr.

Many more options available locally through your Representative.


Bernese Oberland Regional Pass*

From £125 3 days, £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 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 prices are for guidance only. All 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.


  • Spacious bar and lounge
  • Attractive restaurant
  • Gourmet à la carte restaurant (15 Gault Millau points)
  • Snooker room
  • Lift
  • Spa area with indoor pool adjoining outdoor jacuzzi, bio/Finnish saunas and steambath, indoor jacuzzi and small fitness room (free)
  • Solarium & beauty treatments (pay locally)
  • Small 'beer garden'
  • Wi-Fi (pay locally)
  • public PC with internet access(free)
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Indoor jacuzzi
  • Outdoor jacuzzi
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Games room
  • Steam bath
  • Sauna
  • Fitness room
  • Solarium
  • Lounge area
  • WiFi

Inghams Plus

  • Early Booking Offer Summer 2019: Save up to £380 per couple while stocks last
  • Exclusive to Inghams
  • Free 30 minute massage per adult guest (for stays of 7 nights or more)
  • Free excursion to Blusee and free return gondola ticket for OeschienenSee (stays from 7 nights)
  • Free daily packed lunch or light lunch in hotel
  • Free daily afternoon tea & cake
  • Free hotel shuttle bus to/from village on request  

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