A super family-run hotel right in the centre of Grindelwald, the Eiger is a particular favourite in our programme for its excellent standards of accommodation and cuisine, its welcoming atmosphere and its convenient location.
W 20/ 21 Early Booking Offer: Save up to £160 per couple (ends 31 Oct)
Free minibar with soft drinks, beer and mineral water, replenished daily
This traditional mountain village is set amidst spectacular scenery at the foot of the towering north face of the Eiger. Easy access via mountain train, gondola and cable-car to the ‘Jungfrau’ ski region including the pistes linking Kleine Scheidegg and Männlichen means that you can tackle the challenging Lauberhorn race run, have lunch in Wengen, and be home in time for tea. Or spend the day cruising the long red runs at ‘First’, Grindelwald’s own ski area. Non-skiers have fantastic winter walking possibilities with the non-skiers lift pass, whilst the friendly village has numerous shops, bars and cafés.
New for winter 19/20 is improved access to Männlichen and the ski area.
With the modern gondolas for up to ten people the journey to the top station at 2225 metres above sea level, takes only 19 minutes instead of 30 minutes.The Berner Oberland-Bahnen (BOB) trains now stop at the new Grindelwald Terminal station with the direct link to the new GGM-valley station. With the Männlichen aerial gondola, guests can enjoy improved first part of the new V-Cableway valley station terminal.
New for winter 20/21
From 12 December 2020, the new Eiger Express cableway will take you from the Grindelwald terminal to the Eiger Glacier station in just 15 minutes. Shortening the journey to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe by 47 minutes. More time to experience the majestic backdrop with breathtaking views at 3,454 metres above sea level and enjoy attractions such as the Ice Palace, Alpine Sensation and Snow Fun Park. The state-of-the-art 26-seat cabins will take you very close to the north face of the Eiger, 1,800 metres high with a fascinating view of the mountains.
Drag lifts 10, Chairlifts 20, Cablecars 4
Things to do in resort
A full programme of après-ski events
'World Snow Festival (Snow Sculpture) (20-25 Jan)
'First Flyer' - Europe's first aerial cableway
The longest toboggan run in Europe (15km)
A superb network of winter walking trails with wonderful views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains
Excellent train links to Brig, Interlaken, Thun and Berne for sightseeing
Ice skating, curling
Indoor rope park
Bowling, sleigh rides, ice climbing
Scenic sightseeing helicopter flight tours of the Jungfrau region
Resort bus is free with a guest card
Location in resort
Centrally located on the resort's main street
Approx. 6 minutes' walk (400m) to the gondola for 'First' ski area
7 minutes' walk (700m) to the station for the mountain train to Kleine Scheidegg for access to Wengen
Ski bus stop for both just a couple of minutes' walk from hotel
Distance to Station: 700
Distance to Lift: 500 km
For more information on travel and transport visit our Grindelwald page
Book your lift pass with us and we’ll give you 50% off equipment hire or carriage. See our Ski Bundle page for details.
Whole Area Pass
Local Area Pass
Local Pass covers Wengen & Grindelwald only. Jungfrau Area Pass covers Mürren-Schilthorn area in addition. Non-skiers pass covers consecutive days rail travel within the Jungfrau region (supplements apply for Jungfraujoch, approx. Sfr60, and Schilthorn, approx. Sfr40 return). †Children under 6 go free on lifts if accompanied by a parent, but require a ‘piccolo pass’ if in ski school (approx. Sfr25 for 6 days - pay locally).
Grindelwald-First ski area operating dates 21 December 2019 to 29 March 2020
Grindelwald-Wengen ski area operating dates
Kleine Scheidegg area 30 November 2019 to 19 April 2020
Männlichen area 14 December 2019 to 13 April 2020
Equipment (6 days)
Skis & Boots
Snowboard & Boots
Skis & Boots
Snowboard & Boots
Please see here for a description of hire categories.
Ski tuition starts Mon, 10am - 1pm daily. Group sizes 3-6 guests (adults) or 4-8 (children).
Beginners lesson can be booked in the resort either as private tuition or group lesson if a sufficient number of guests require the same.
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.