Hotel Alpenblick

  • Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, Wilderswil

  • 3

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Quaint, cosy, and full of charm, the traditional Hotel Alpenblick has been the pride of Wilderswil for over 400 years. Whether it's a quiet escape, lakeside lounging, or mountain adventures you seek, it's all within easy reach. Discover the nearby walking trails, explore action-packed Interlaken, or go in search of mountain adventures.

Friendly staff and stunning views

The Stöckli family and their team offer a warm welcome, and the individually-style cosy rooms guarantee a comfortable and relaxing stay. Flower-bedecked balconies and impressive views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains await.

Excellent food and wine

The award-winning kitchen team will ensure your meals are a highlight of your stay. Breakfasts are generous, with plenty of homemade produce and an excellent selection of local breads. Half board dinners are served in the Unspunnenstube restaurant. Enjoy a range of traditional and seasonal dishes, and an excellent wine list too.

Added value

Early booking offer available (book by 30 Nov)

Free night(s) offer available (min stay 7 nights, valid on stays from 14 Sep - end of season, not combinable with early booking offer, discount automatically applied)

Free daily packed lunch

Half price rail, bus and boat travel with the Swiss Half Fare Card (worth over £100 per person)

Swiss Family Card Included - free travel for children under 16 on mainline trains/buses/boats in Switzerland when accompanied by a parent

Free 'Interlaken/Wilderswil Guest Card' with unlimited use of local buses and trains

24/7 support & tailored advice in person or over the phone from our local resort team

All holidays include flights or trains from the UK and train transfers

Wilderswil

The village of Wilderswil perches between the green Bödeli plain to the north and the mountains of the Bernese Oberland behind. The train station marks the start of the famed railway that zigzags through mountain meadows to the Alpine gardens and mountaintop trails of the Schynige Platte, home to one of the highest railway stations in Switzerland. Plus, Interlaken and the turquoise lakes of Brienz and Thun are just a few minutes' train journey away. The wooden chalets and flower-bedecked inns of Wilderswil are a great place to return to after a day’s walking.

The Alpine beauty of the Schynige Platte

See that splash of scarlet against the emerald foothills? That’s the 19th-century cog railway that creeps up to the Schynige Platte mountain ridge in just under an hour, all the while offering some of the best views across the mountains of Jungfrau, Eiger, and Mönch. At Schynige Platte, you can wander rocky paths to the chime of cowbells and meander around the petite plants of the high-altitude botanical garden. There’s also a restaurant, where you can settle down on the suntrap terrace with a strudel or glass of Riesling. If you fancy a longer hike, the route from Schynige Platte to the top of the First gondola in Grindelwald is one of the best - catch the gondola down into Grindelwald and then return by train.  

Chilled Wilderswil

For most people visiting Wilderswil, it’s a case of all eyes on the railway – but stay here, and you’ll realise why this sleepy village makes a great alternative to neighbouring Interlaken. Wooden chalets date back to the 17th century and old stübli restaurants serve mountain fare in cosy surroundings. Walking trails head in all directions from the village, wander to the edge of town to explore the ruins of the once-grand Unspunnun Castle, which peeks out from between the trees or head to the edge of Lake Brienz and follow the water-line to Iseltwald - here you can hop on a ferry back to Bönigen, or in the other direction to Giessbach where there's an impressive waterfall walk.

Interlaken: the city between two lakes

Interlaken lies just north of Wilderswil, between the luminous turquoise lakes of Lakes Thun and Brienz. It spreads itself over two sides of the glacier-cold river, with the old town square of Unterseen on one side and parks, railway stations, and ferry jetties on the other. This is where you can hop on cruises that smooth past vertiginous vineyards, mountains, and shoreline castles. Adrenalin activities like rafting, canyoning, and paragliding are Interlaken’s speciality; it’s a rare day that you don’t see paragliders surfing the air currents above.

Sky-high rail routes

You could spend weeks exploring the rail routes of this region, and luckily, Wilderswil's location makes this really easy. Trains run between remote mountaintops, valleys, lakes and to cities like the riverside university city of Basel. We recommend putting the alpine villages of Grindelwald, Wengen, and Mürren at the top of your to-visit list, which connects you to some of the most scenic railways in the world, including the sky-high Jungfraujoch. The Brienzer Rothorn is a good one too – especially for the chance to try the sausages cooked on the steam engine.

Why book a summer holiday in Wilderswil with Inghams?

At Inghams, we do walking holidays differently. With no fixed itinerary, you have more time at your destination and the freedom to walk as much or as little as you like, discovering some of the Bernese Oberland's best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to Wilderswil include flights, transfers, and accommodation, so you can relax and leave the small details to us. Our experts can help you choose the best holiday for you, and our team overseas can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us.

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 31
  • Official rating: 3

Rooms

Standard Twin or Austrian Twin Rooms are around 12-16m² and are in the main building. These rooms sleep two and have an ensuite with bath or shower. Available for sole occupancy on request (supplement applies) - please call us to book for sole occupancy

Alpenglück Twin Rooms are around 16-20m² and some can sleep up to three. These rooms have an ensuite with shower, and can be in the main building or the Chalet Enzian annex.

Superior Twin or Austrian Twin Rooms are around 20-32m² and sleep up to three. These rooms can be in the main building or the Chalet Enzian annex. They have a lounge area and an ensuite with bath or shower

Single Rooms in the main building are available on request - please call us to book

The hotel consists of the main building and the Chalet Enzian annex opposite. If you would prefer to be in a specific building please let us know at the time of booking.

All rooms have:

  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer

General information

  • Check-in: 3pm
  • Check-out: 11am

Local fees and taxes

A resort tourist tax of approx. CHF 3.50 per person per night is payable locally. Children aged 15 and under are exempt.

Accessibility

  • Steps into property: 3
  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

The hotel does not have a lift

Longitude: 7.867370
Latitude: 46.665128

  • Transfer time: approx. 2hrs 45mins by rail from Zurich airport or 3hrs by rail from Geneva airport. Your journey involves two changes of train. On arrival/departure you'll get a taxi from Interlaken Ost station
  • 500 metres from the village centre
  • 700 metres from the train station
  • 180 metres to the nearest bus stop
  • 700 metres to the nearest supermarket
Facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Parking

Family facilities

  • Cots & linen available
  • Early meals available on request
Meals

Start your day with a generous continental buffet breakfast. There are a range of traditional options to enjoy. A complimentary packed lunch is provided, so you'll be set for a day of adventure.

The evening half board meal is a five-course feast with a choice of main, served in the Unspunnnenstube. Most evenings there's a salad buffet, and once a week a dessert buffet too. There's also a weekly buffet night or themed dinner.

The hotel also has two à la carte restaurants. The rustic Swiss Bistro holds a Bib Gourmand and serves Swiss specialities and cheese fondue. The award-winning Stübli restaurant offers fine dining and fine wines. It has 16 points and three toques from Gault Millau, and the chef and owner has a Michelin star.

  • No of restaurants: 3
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Informal

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
  • Dairy Free

The hotel is able to cater for specific dietary requirements on request.

Please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

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£1718
per person from £859
02/10/2024 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
Half Board
Hotel Alpenblick
Bernese Oberland, Wilderswil
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