Hotel Falken

  • Jungfrau Ski Region, Switzerland, Wengen

  • 3

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The Hotel Falken was built in 1895, and has been loving run and maintained by the Von Allmen - Cova family since, and staying here you'll discover why it's a significant member of the Swiss Historic Hotels group. The hotel is ideal for culture lovers looking for a traditional Swiss stay, it retains its charm throughout and you can admire the historic aspects the moment you step through the door.

Excellent location

The Falken is set back from the main centre of Wengen, and enjoys a quiet location overlooking the Lobhorn. The nursery slopes, train station and Männlichen cable car are just a short walk away from the hotel, and when the conditions are right it's possible to ski in/ out from the hotel via a connecting ski path to the beginners area. Wengen is an excellent choice if you don't want to ski the same areas each day - head over to Grindelwald for intermediate runs, Kleine Schiedegg for cruisy blues or Mürren for more advanced runs including the iconic Schilthorn.

Unique and traditional

Once you have stepped through the door you can see tradition in each room. Each of the bedrooms have a unique style, they are bright and cosy with most having views across the village and surrounding mountains.  There are two comfortable and social lounges - The cosy and intimate bar overlooks Wengen and the Lobhorn, it is a great spot to enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine after a day of exploring the Jungfrau. The historical Piano Room is popular with guests and locals alike, enjoy listening to a pianist who performs most evenings with a nightcap. You'll have made friends with the hotel staff who offer friendly attentive service in the large dining room and bar in no time.

Family friendly

Families are welcomed and made to feel at home at the Falken. The option to choose interconnecting rooms make for a comfortable stay, with plenty of space for the whole family. It's perfectly located, close to the beginner slopes too. We love that Wengen is traffic free, making it easy to explore the village on foot. 


  • Ski from an altitude of 2,970 metres in the Jungfrau Ski Region
  • 211 kilometres of pistes across the whole ski area
  • 27 blue, 36 red and 19 black runs

The idyllic village of Wengen is high up on a sunny, sheltered terrace with spectacular views, dominated by the magnificent trio of peaks – the Eiger (Ogre), Mönch (Monk) and Jungfrau (Maiden) – which provide a spectacular backdrop to Mürren and Wengen, and in part to Grindelwald. You'll arrive in this charming, friendly village by scenic mountain railway as it has reduced traffic, although you'll spot a few electric vehicles around.

Skiing and Snowboarding in Wengen

Home of the famous Lauberhorn downhill race this area is a skiers paradise. With the Jungfrau whole area pass you'll have access to skiing and boarding in Wengen, Grindelwald and Mürren ski areas, on the other side of the Lauterbrunnen Valley.  Take the cable-car from Wengen village centre, which links to Grindelwald’s ski area or take the mountain railway to the Kleine Scheidegg where both ski areas meet. Whatever your ski ability, you'll have the chance to enjoy the expanse of slopes and beautiful scenery. If skiing and boarding's not for you or just fancy a few day's doing other winter activities, take advantage of the amazing winter walking and sledging network. Pre book a non-skiers pass and use the lift and rail network to link the sledge runs and hiking trails. 

Bars and restaurants in Wengen

There are plenty of mountain restaurants across the Jungfrau area to check out for food at lunchtime. In the small village you'll find that some of the best restaurants are in the hotels, which are largely open to the public offering a la carte menus. With the majority of our accommodation available on a half board basis, so you'll have breakfast and dinner covered. When it comes to après in Wengen, think cosy bars and elegant lounges. 

Where to Stay in Wengen

We have a choice of hotel's dotted around Wengen village - they're all within easy reach of the Wengen-Männlichen gondola and train station, some even offer shuttle services to the centre. Choose from a variety of accommodation styles including hotels with pools and spa facilities, traditional alpine style rooms and friendly, family run establishments. 

What's Included in an Inghams holiday to Wengen

When you book with Inghams you'll have flight, transfers and accommodation on a half board or bed and breakfast basis included - so all you need to think is which part of the mountain you'll explore first. You can also book your lift passes, equipment and tuition with us as optional add ons, so that they booked and ready for your arrival. Check out the Ski Extras tab below for more details.

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Skiing levels
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 210 km
Runs 21 34 19
Longest run 0 Km
Lifts Drag lifts 0, Chairlifts 0, Cablecars 0
Slope direction
Ski/resort bus False
  • No. of rooms: 44
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4
  • Official rating: 3

Local Fees and Taxes

Resort tax

  • Adults: €4.30 per person per day. Pay locally.
  • Children (under 16 years old): €1.80 per person per day. Pay locally. (Under 5s free of charge)


North Facing Rooms sleep up to three people and look out onto the village. These rooms have a double or twin beds, and an additional single sofa bed.

South Facing Rooms sleep up to three people and have mountain views . These rooms have double or twin beds, and an additional single sofa bed, these rooms also have a balcony.  These rooms are also available for single use. 

Economy Rooms sleep up to three people. These rooms have twin beds and an additional single sofa bed. In the room they have a wash basin only and there are shared bathroom facilities available to use on each floor. These rooms can connect to North or South Facing Rooms.

Single Rooms have a shower and have a north facing balcony with village views.

Bedroom facilities:

  • Hairdryer
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bathroom with bath or shower
  • Cots available free of charge


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

The Hotel Falken is located up a short hill from the village centre. The hotel does not have adapted rooms available.

Longitude: 7.9218
Latitude: 46.6072

  • 500 metres to the village centre (5 minute walk) 
  • 500 metres to the Männlichen cable-car (5 minute walk) 
  • 250 metres to the train station (3 minute walk)
  • Ski back to hotel, conditions permitting
  • Situated just 5 minutes' walk (500m) above the village centre
  • The Falken enjoys a quiet location, close to the resort amenities, Männlichen cable-car and mountain railway station
  • Ski back to hotel, conditions permitting
  • Member of Swiss Historic Hotels
  • Comfortable bar area
  • Piano room with pianist most evenings 
  • Reading and TV room with satellite channels
  • Large dining room
  • Heated Boot Room 
  • Member of Swiss Historic Hotels
  • Free Wi-Fi 


Family Facilities

  • Family friendly hotel
  • Play room 
  • Highchairs available in restaurant (on request)
  • Early meals available for children (6pm, on request)

The Hotel Falken is on a half-board basis.

A continental buffet breakfast is served everyday between 7am - 10am. Each evening you can enjoy a four-course menu, with a choice of main course, varying from fish, meat or vegetarian dishes. Each week there is a weekly buffet style dinner. Dinner is served from 7-9pm (early meals available for children at 6pm, on request)

Christmas and themed New Year gala dinners included. The hotel hosts a themed party for new years, this is to be confirmed nearer the time.


Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

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

The Hotel Falken can cater for special dietary requirements (vegetarians, vegans, gluten and dairy free). Please inform us of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking. 

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per person from £1129
22/03/2025 - 7 nights
3 adults
From London Luton
Half Board
Hotel Falken
Jungfrau Ski Region, Wengen
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