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I would thoroughly recommend staying at this chalet if you would prefer to be away from the main town of Grindelwald. It is about 3km uphill from the centre of Grindelwald and is situated in the most beautiful valley surrounded by amazing scenery. To wake up every morning with views of the Eiger is just incredible. Any neighbours are quite a distance away and the whole area is very peaceful day and night, the only noise is from a nearby river. There are great walks/hikes right from the chalet and although we did hire a car we didn't use it every day. We walked several times to Grindelwald which is mostly downhill and caught the local bus back. Parking is quite difficult in the town and quite expensive if you do find a space. We used the car to travel to the beautiful alpine lake at Kandersteg and neighbouring valleys but we could have used the trains to do this. We drove from Zurich Airport in under 3 hours but again we could have taken the train. We met Silvia and Christian (the owner of the house) in town and followed them to the chalet which I think would have been quite difficult to find in the dark. They took the time to show us around the chalet and how everything worked. I would recommend going to a grocery shop before you arrive at the chalet for basic provisions such as bread and milk etc although the owners provided sufficient toilet roll, soap, dishwasher tablets etc. We thoroughly enjoyed our week in the area, helped by absolutely beautiful weather, and would thoroughly recommend this chalet to anyone visting the area.
The property is on the edge of Interlaken but only about 20 minutes pleasant walk over the bridge and along the path beside the river which leads to both the boat station and the railway. It is quite delightful to be able to sit out in the garden and watch the boats and breathin the views. The apartment is ideal for a couple and at a pinch upto to children. There is adequate facilities for cooking and barbequing with a large coop and a small late opening coop store at the railway station. Switzerland is not the cheapest place but the travel passes do make for huge savings and are well worth the money.
We found the apartment both compact and very pleasant with the use of free bicycles stored below the main area. This is an ideal place to stay for a holiday that can lead to many visits to other destinations, both far and near.
We had a fantastic time and would recommend this as a great place to stay.