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Hotel Baren

  • Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, Wilderswil

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Free room upgrade from small and standard twin to superior twin for guests staying 11 or more nights valid all season (subject to availability)

Situated in the heart of Wilderswil just off the village square, the characterful Hotel Bären is a traditional, rural Bernese inn which dates back to 1706. Run by Bernard Mueller (formerly of the Beausite, Interlaken), many guests return to this hotel year after year for its friendly atmosphere and good food. Relax in the garden or on the terrace at the rear of the hotel.

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  • No. of rooms: 50
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 3
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:


  • Official rating: 3
  • Small twin or double rooms sleep 2 guests can be used for sole occupancy at a supplement
  • 'Standard' twin rooms has balcony on request
  • 'Superior' twin rooms are larger with sitting corner, south-facing balcony and can be used for sole occupancy at a supplement
  • Single rooms are available at a supplement
  • All rooms are cosy and pleasantly-decorated, and have bath or shower, telephone, minibar, hairdryer, radio and cable TV, and tea/coffee making facilities

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Radio
  • Room safe
  • Tea or coffee making facilities
  • Telephone


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

The hotel does not have a lift


  • Excellent hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • 4-course evening meal as set menu salad buffet
  • Weekly barbecue (usually Wednesdays)
  • Special Sunday 'Champagne' brunch with salmon, poached eggs and rosti included
  • Free daily packed lunch
  • Special diets catered for, please advise at time of booking
  • No of restaurants: 2
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:

    In hotel

  • Dress code for restaurants:


  • Breakfast service:


  • Lunch service:

    Free daily packed lunch

  • Dinner service:


Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians


Wilderswil is a charming, traditional Bernese village with a peaceful, rural ambience. Set amidst flower-strewn meadows at the foot of the Bernese Alps, this is a friendly village with wooden chalets dating back to the 17th century and lovely old ‘Stübli’ restaurants serving traditional Swiss dishes. Wilderswil is perfectly placed for an amazing choice of excursions using the local trains, boats and cable-cars and is an excellent starting point for many of the region’s varied walks, from easy to difficult. Take the rack railway into the mountains to visit Grindelwald, Wengen and Mürren, with connections to the Jungfraujoch or the Schilthorn, or the cog railway to Schynige Platte to explore the fabulous alpine garden and some of the best views of the Jungfrau massif. FREE travel on local buses and some nearby trains included for all guests, allowing you to explore the neighbouring villages, the town of Interlaken and lake shores of Thun and Brienz. Our hotels in Wilderswil offer a great choice of accommodation.


Things to do in resort

  • Alpine Garden
  • Hiking
  • Excursions by rail
  • Lake cruises
  • Cycling
  • Museum
  • Walking

Wilderswil holidays are perfectly placed for an amazing choice of excursions using the local trains, boats and cable-cars. Take the rack railway into the mountains to visit Grindelwald, Wengen and Mürren, with connections to the Jungfraujoch or the Schilthorn, or the little mountain railway to Schynige Platte to explore the fabulous alpine garden. People on holidays in Wilderswil can also reach neighbouring Interlaken by a short bus or train journey or a leisurely half hour stroll.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 7.867370
  • Latitude: 46.665128
  • Nearest Bus Stop: 300
  • Nearest Station:


  • Distance to Station: 700

For more information on travel and transport visit our Wilderswil page



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’.

Schynige Platte, plus alpine garden*

From £24, 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.

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 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

Jungfraubahn Pass*

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

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

  • Train travel to Wengen, Mürren, Interlaken, Grindelwald 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

N.B. Supplement applies for Jungfraujoch and Schilthorn.


Many more options available locally through your Representative including:

Fun Package: First Flyer / Glider & Trottibike / Mountain Cart from Sfr64 

Swiss Food and Culture Tour - from only Sfr20 per person - Exclusive to Inghams

*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.


  • À la carte restaurant, serving typical Alpine dishes
  • 'Bärenstübe' bar/lounge
  • Historical lounge on 1st floor with balcony and fabulous views of the Jungfrau, Eiger and Mönch mountains
  • Sauna in adjacent building (Free)
  • Garden
  • 2 lovely terraces
  • Wi-Fi (Free in lobby & 1st floor, exclusively for Inghams guests)
  • No Lift
  • Bar
  • Lounge area
  • Garden
  • WiFi

Inghams Plus

  • Early Booking Offer Summer 2019: Save up to £80 per couple (ends 31 Mar 2019)
  • Free daily packed lunch
  • Free room upgrade from small and standard twin to superior twin for stays 11 nights or more (subject to availability)
  • Manager's Welcome Drink
  • Special barbecue with fireworks for Swiss National Day (1 Aug)
  • Free excursion up the Schynige Platte including tea and cake (for stays of 7 nights or longer)

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