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The 8 Best Hotels Near the Grindelwald Train Station

Grindelwald is one of the most beautiful mountain villages in Switzerland’s Bernese Alps and it’s easily accessible by train.

This article has three main sections:

  • Quick look – a table summarizing the most important details of each hotel/apartment
  • The best hotels and apartments within 350 meters from Grindelwald train station (and why)
  • Our pick – the accommodation we are most likely to choose on our next trip to Grindelwald

Note: Accommodations are shortlisted based on their review scores on Booking.com and TripAdvisor, as well as their distance from the train station as determined through Google Maps. We are not connected in any way with any of the properties listed, and the best accommodations are selected based on a combination of reviews, rankings, nearness to the train station, and best value for money. Affiliate links are used in this article; when you book, we may earn a small commission from the booking platform, but the price stays the same for you.

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Quick Look

A summary of the best hotels near Grindelwald train station
Hotel name

Why stay here?

Distance from Grindelwald train station

Booking.com score

TripAdvisor rating

Hotel Bernerhof Grindelwald

One of the nearest to the train station

86 m

8.3

4

Chalet Grünegg

One of the nearest to the train station; top-rated in Booking.com

91 m

9.4

-

Hotel Central Wolter - Grindelwald

One of the nearest to the train station; one of the cheapest

95 m

8.2

4

Hotel Restaurant Alpina

One of the cheapest

120 m

8.8

4.5

Bel-Air Eden

One of the cheapest

150 m

8.9

4.5

Derby Swiss Quality Hotel

One of the top 10 Grindelwald hotels in TripAdvisor

150 m

8.7

4.5

Studio Central Grindelwald

Highly rated in Booking.com

300 m

9.6

-

Chalet CARVE - Apartments EIGER, MOENCH and JUNGFRAU

Highly rated in Booking.com; 5/5 in TripAdvisor

350 m

9.5

5

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Best Hotels Near Grindelwald Train Station

Hotel Bernerhof Grindelwald

One of the accommodations nearest to the train station

Dorfstrasse 89, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

  • 86 m from Grindelwald train station
  • Booking.com rating: 8.3 / 10
  • TripAdvisor rating: 4 / 5

Why stay at this hotel?

  • The Hotel Bernerhof is ranked #2 out of 29 B&Bs / inns in Grindelwald, according to TripAdvisor.
  • It is one of the hotels that are nearest to the train station, a 2-minute walk away. There’s a bus stop right in front of the hotel and the location is also convenient for getting to the ski lifts.
  • Guests love that it is “right next to the Eiger” with great views from many of the rooms and from the terrace of the breakfast room.
  • There is a ski storage room that guests can use free of charge.
  • There is a Coop supermarket nearby.
  • Recent guests appreciate that they can buy food from the village shops or from the supermarket, heat it in the hotel, and eat it in the dining room using the hotel’s cutlery, etc.
  • There is free tea and coffee 24/7 in the lounge.
  • Guests who stayed in the smaller rooms noted that the space might feel cramped; others referred to it as “cozy” and said they liked the “chalet style” ambience.

Notes on Hotel Bernerhof Grindelwald:

  • Hotel Bernerhof is on the main road through the village and, depending on when you visit, some noise should be expected.
  • The hotel welcomes children of all ages and considers as adults those age 4 and older.
  • Room types available: Budget Double Room / Standard Single Room / Standard Double Room / Small Double Room Eiger View / Deluxe Double Room – Eiger View / Superior Double Room with Eiger View / Standard Triple Room / Panorama Suite with Eiger View
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Chalet Grünegg

One of the nearest to the train station; top-rated in Booking.com

Kreuzweg 17, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

  • 91 m from Grindelwald train station
  • Booking.com rating: 9.4 / 10

Why stay at this hotel?

  • The Chalet Grünegg apartment has a balcony with views of the Eiger.
  • It is only 80 m from the Kleine Scheidegg Mountain Railway Station.
  • The apartment has free WiFi access, a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and microwave, and a bathroom with bath tub.
  • Recent guests love the large rooms, the terrace, and the friendly host. They say Chalet Grünegg looks even better in real life than in the pictures and love that all the rooms have a view of the Eiger.

Notes on Chalet Grünegg:

  • The hotel welcomes children of any age.
  • Room types available: Two-Bedroom Apartment / Apartment – Ground Floor
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Hotel Central Wolter - Grindelwald

One of the nearest to the train station; one of the cheapest

Dorfstrasse 93, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

  • 95 m from Grindelwald train station
  • Booking.com rating: 8.2 / 10
  • TripAdvisor rating: 4 / 5

Why stay at this hotel?

  • Hotel Central Wolter is ranked #18 out of 41 hotels in Grindelwald, according to TripAdvisor.
  • It is only 2-5 minutes’ walk from the train station. The gondolas are easily accessible as well, making it a great base for exploring the area.
  • Recent guests loved the helpful staff, the clean rooms, and the terrace with great views of the mountains.
  • Some thought the breakfast “did not offer much variety” while others said it was “simple but tasty” and “very good.”
  • The hotel gives guests a card with which they can take the bus for free and get a discount for cable cars.

Notes on Hotel Central Wolter – Grindelwald:

  • The hotel welcomes children of all ages and considers as adults those age 18 and older.
  • Room types available: Standard Single Room / Standard Double Room / Superior Double Room with Eiger View / Family Room with Balcony / Standard Apartment / Apartment with Gallery
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Hotel Restaurant Alpina

One of the cheapest

Kreuzweg 8, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

  • 120 m from Grindelwald train station
  • Booking.com rating: 8.8 / 10
  • TripAdvisor rating: 4.5 / 5

Why stay at this hotel?

  • Hotel Restaurant Alpina is ranked #16 out of 41 hotels in Grindelwald, according to TripAdvisor.
  • It is only about 2 minutes’ walk from the bus and train station, in a slightly uphill location that is far enough not to be noisy at night.
  • Recent guests love the hotel’s convenient location, the clean rooms, free parking and the friendly staff. They recommend south-facing rooms, which have a balcony with spectacular views of the Eiger and the Gindelwald glacier.

Notes on Hotel Restaurant Alpina:

  • The hotel welcomes children of all ages and considers as adults those age 2 and older.
  • Room types available: Single Room / Standard Twin Room / Superior Twin Room / Superior Twin Room with Balcony / Family Room
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Bel-Air Eden

One of the cheapest

Dorfstrasse 76, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

  • 150 m from Grindelwald train station
  • Booking.com rating: 8.9 / 10
  • TripAdvisor rating: 4.5 / 5

Why stay at this hotel?

  • The Bel-Air Eden is ranked #26 out of 41 hotels in Grindelwald, according to TripAdvisor.
  • It is a 2-minute walk away from the train station and convenient for catching buses as well.
  • Recent guests love the great location, the above -average breakfast, and the great views from the rooms with balconies. More than one guest praised the honesty of the Bel-Air Eden staff and appreciated the “unpretentious, friendly, informal but professional way the Bel Air Eden is run.”

Notes on Bel-Air Eden:

  • Parking is free.
  • The hotel welcomes children of all ages and considers as adults those age 6 and older.
  • Room types available: Standard Single Room / Single Room with Balcony / Small Twin Room / Twin/Double Standard Room / Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Mountain View
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Derby Swiss Quality Hotel

One of the top 10 Grindelwald hotels in TripAdvisor

Dorfstrasse 75, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

  • 150 m from Grindelwald train station
  • Booking.com rating: 8.7 / 10
  • TripAdvisor rating: 4.5 / 5

Why stay at this hotel?

  • Derby Swiss Quality Hotel is one of the best hotels in Grindelwald, ranked #6 out of 41 hotels in the area, according to TripAdvisor.
  • Recent guests loved the great staff, the 4th floor balcony that is open to all guests, and of course, the unbeatable location near the trains and ski lifts.
  • One guest remarked, “I hate walking in ski boots, so having the train at your doorstep is super convenient.”

Notes on Derby Swiss Quality Hotel:

  • The hotel welcomes children of all ages and considers as adults those age 12 and older.
  • For visitors especially sensitive to noise from the trains, the south-facing rooms are recommended.
  • Room types available: Single Room / Cozy Double Room / Comfort Double Room / Double Room with Eiger View
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Studio Central Grindelwald

Highly rated in Booking.com

125A Dorfstrasse, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

  • 300 m from Grindelwald train station
  • Booking.com rating: 9.6 / 10

Why stay at this hotel?

  • Studio Central Grindelwald is not on TripAdvisor but it is one of the highest-rated Grindelwald accommodations in Booking-com, hence its inclusion in this list.
  • Guests who have stayed at this property describe it as well-equipped and love its great location, cleanliness, and friendly owners.

Notes on Studio Central Grindelwald:

  • Children are not allowed in this apartment.
  • Room types available: One-Bedroom Apartment
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Chalet CARVE - Apartments EIGER, MOENCH and JUNGFRAU

Highly rated in Booking.com; 5/5 in TripAdvisor

Endweg 38a, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

  • 350 m from Grindelwald train station
  • Booking.com rating: 9.5 / 10
  • TripAdvisor rating: 5 / 5

Why stay at this hotel?

  • Chalet CARVE is one of the highest-rated Grindelwald accommodations in Booking-com and is ranked #14 out of 41 specialty lodging in the area, according to TripAdvisor.
  • Recent guests loved the spaciousness of the apartment, the great views, and the “incredible” balcony that was even equipped with a swing.
  • The train station, supermarkets (there’s a nearby COOP), and restaurants are within walking distance.
  • One guest particularly recommended this accommodation for family stays, citing the downstairs play room with toys for children, while another especially enjoyed playing with their family in the snow in front of the apartment, with sleds provided by the hosts. Another guest loved their stay so much, they extended their stay on the spot from 6 nights to 2 weeks.

Notes on Chalet CARVE – Apartments EIGER, MOENCH and JUNGFRAU:

  • The hotel welcomes children of all ages and considers as adults those age 18 and older.
  • Room types available: Apartment / Two-Bedroom Apartment
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Our Picks

For its location and its price, the Bel-Air Eden can’t be beat.

However, if it’s a once-in-a-lifetime trip and money is no object, Chalet CARVE would hands down be our first choice.