Overnight stay in the Berghotel Oeschinensee near Kandersteg

You will find deep sleep during your stay at the mountain lake and in fresh mountain air. Guaranteed.

Treat yourself to an express-hotel at Lake Oeschinen. In the evening and in the morning you have the lake almost to yourself. Enjoy the silence of the mountains.

Room equipment

All rooms are equipped with a washbasin, showers and toilets are on the floor and are shared. Shower soap is provided in separate shower cabins. All rooms have towels and showers and are equipped with Nordic duvets.

room rates
Accomodation only in summer
CHF 50 to 107 per person (according to category & season)

prices
Prices are in Swiss francs per room per night, including breakfast, unless specifically stated. The prices are net (incl. VAT and tourist taxes). Dinner is not included, except for special arrangements.

in the morning

Peace & strength in the morning

Good morning, sir. Sleep soundly? Take advantage of the peace and quiet in the morning, get up early and treat yourself to a walk on the shore of the mountain lake before breakfast!

breakfast

We offer a fine, small breakfast buffet with homemade breads, jams, muesli, yoghurt, etc..

Gluten-free and co.
For allergy sufferers we have gluten and lactose-free dishes on our menu. For breakfast we have soy milk, gluten-free muesli and gluten-free bread (by reservation the day before).

Breakfast times
07.00 a.m. to 09.00 a.m.
Before 07.00 o’clock on request possible, instead of the breakfast we grant also Lunchpakete.

Check-out
Check out is at 9:30. Late check-out is not possible, as the rooms will be occupied by the next guests at 12.00 am.

Luggage transport
Luggage can be stored temporarily on the day of departure. At 09.30 a.m. there is a daily material transport from the mountain hotel to the mountain station. Luggage can be handed in free of charge.

in the evening

EVENING REST AT LAKE OESCHINENSEE

The mountain lake is yours. Enjoy the quiet nature with a fine lamb dish from your own organic farm. Let the evening end comfortably in the Feierabendstube.

Make yourself at home. After the z’night you can enjoy a drink in the evening parlour. Both are uncomplicated and you pay the next day. In the evening you have the Oeschinensee all to yourself – just enjoy it!

The evening lounge

The restaurant closes after the evening service at 20.00 / 20.15 o’clock at the latest. Simply let the evening fade away on the terrace or in the cosy after-work room. For house guests the evening bar with drinks is available. Try one of 8 different Swiss beers or treat yourself to a bottle of wine with a view over the lake.

Simple, uncomplicated – just like at home. You can pay for your meals the next day.

night’s rest

Our guests and we appreciate the peace and quiet in the evening and at night. There is nothing to be said against a cosy get-together, but we ask for mutual respect.
Dance music of any kind, polter evenings, clubs with the intention to celebrate and drink into the morning hours are not welcome.

cancellations

In order to avoid inconvenience for you as well as for us, please read the AGB’s of our house.

You will find deep sleep during your stay at the mountain lake and in fresh mountain air. Guaranteed.

Cancellation Policy

Reservations of up to 4 rooms
Up to 6 days before arrival = free of charge, 5 to 2 days before arrival = 50%, 1 day before arrival = 100%.

Reservations for 5 rooms or more, or for more than 10 persons
14–5 days before arrival = 50% of arrangement costs, 4 days before arrival = 100%.
Cancellation of a single room (up to a maximum of 1/5 of the room): up to 6 days before arrival = free of charge, 5 to 2 days before arrival = 50%, 1 day before arrival = 100%.
Cancellations must be made in writing.

Reservations for 12 or more, or more than 24 persons
30 days before arrival = 50% of arrangement costs, 14 days before arrival = 100%.
Cancellation of a single room (up to a maximum of 1/5 of the room): up to 14 days before arrival = free of charge, 14 to 2 days before arrival = 50%, 1 day before arrival = 100%.
Cancellations must be made in writing.

Payment conditions
Payments under CHF 500 will not be invoiced and must be paid on site using cash or a credit card. After the invoice has been issued, a payment period of 30 days shall apply; after this expires, default interest of 5% can be charged. We accept the following means of payment: Cash, Maestro, Postcard, MasterCard, Visa card.

Pets
Dogs are welcome if they are dry and house-trained. Guests can be made liable for damage caused by their pets. For hygiene reasons, dogs may not sleep in guest beds.

Liability for damage
Guests are liable for intentional or negligent damage they cause to the property of the Berghotel Oeschinensee AG. Damage will be reported to the police; the hotel serves only as a facilitator.

Partial invalidity
If one or more items of these GTC prove to be unlawful or invalid, they will be replaced by relevant legal regulations. This does not invalidate any other components of these GTC.

Place of jurisdiction
The place of jurisdiction is Thun (Switzerland). Swiss law shall apply exclusively.

Treat yourself to an express-hotel at Lake Oeschinen. In the evening and in the morning you have the lake almost to yourself. Enjoy the silence of the mountains.

Room equipment

All rooms are equipped with a washbasin, showers and toilets are on the floor and are shared. Shower soap is provided in separate shower cabins. All rooms have towels and showers and are equipped with Nordic duvets.

We also have a fast Wifi, which our guests can use free of charge.

Booking security

Unfortunately, in the past we had guests again and again who did not appear without a cancellation (a word is not a word for everyone). Therefore we secure every booking with a deposit or credit card.

arrival & times

With the cable car from Kandersteg and a short walk to the Unesco World Heritage Site and the Berghotel Oeschinensee.

See gondola timetable

Please note the timetable of the cable car from Kandersteg to Oeschinen. Access by private car is not permitted. There is no taxi service or pick-up service for guests arriving too late. As an alternative to the gondola lift, you can reach the Berghotel on foot in one hour.

Access to the Oeschinensee lake

The access road to Lake Oeschinesee is not open to the public. There is a barrier in Kandersteg.

Information & Times

Check-in: 11.00 to 17.00 hours
If you do not arrive earlier or if your room is not ready yet, you can deposit your luggage. Please register your arrival after 17.00 o’clock.

Check-out: 09.30 am
Luggage can be stored temporarily on the day of departure. At 09.15 a.m. there is a daily transport from the mountain hotel to the mountain station. Luggage can be given along free of charge.
Dinner: 18.00 h to 20.30 h
The kitchen is open all day from 08.00 am.

Breakfast: 07.00 a.m. to 09.00 a.m.
Before 07.00 o’clock on request possible, instead of the breakfast we grant also Lunchpakete.

Timetable gondola and toboggan run

The timetables for the gondola lift and other information about hiking trails, etc. can be found here.

airplane

There are hourly trains from Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Bern Airport to Kandersteg. Timetable below: BLS.ch. From Kandersteg to Oeschinensee there is a gondola lift, car access is not possible.

Train

From Bern or Brig: hourly connections to Kandersteg with BLS. From Kandersteg railway station by foot (15′) or local bus (8′) to the Oeschinensee gondola valley station. To the timetable.

By car

Direction Bern, Thun, Spiez, Kandersteg. In the city centre at the tourist office in the direction of „Oeschinensee“ (brown sign). The car park at the valley station of the cable car costs CHF 5 per day.
From Valais you can reach us by car from Goppenstein to Kandersteg.

Coaches

Large parking spaces are available for buses right next to the valley station. The unloading point for passengers is located directly at the entrance to the station.

On foot

From the gondola lift: Walk N°1 to Oeschinensee, 30′.
from Kandersteg: N°4 directly to the lake, 1h30′.

Electric mobile

In summer daily from 11.30 a.m. from the mountain station to Lake Oeschinen.

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