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Grandhotel Giessbach
4 out of 5
Axalpstrasse, Giessbach, Brienz, BE
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The price is AU$293 per night from 11 Oct. to 12 Oct.
0.97 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (142 reviews)
Lovely hotel in desperate need of a renovation

"The pros: Incredible location, fantastic views, stunning setting and easy access to great walks and hikes. Warm and professional service. Delicious breakfast and impressive dinner menus. The cons: Hardware is really old. Bedrooms are clean but in desperate need of a refresh. The beds are hard as ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun. 2020

Grandhotel Giessbach
Hotel Brienzerburli
3 out of 5
Hauptstrasse 11, Brienz, BE
The price is AU$226 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
2.62 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (39 reviews)

"Nice location right on the main street near the older part of town. The hotel is comprised of two buildings/restaurants on either side of the street. We got a room on the side of the street facing the lake (gorgeous). The room was above the restaurant, but it was only open for lunch this time of ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep. 2019

Hotel Brienzerburli
Youth Hostel Brienz
2 out of 5
Am See, Strandweg 10, Brienz
The price is AU$283 per night from 12 Oct. to 13 Oct.
2.14 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"The place is great! 15 min walking from train station or ferry station. The view of the lake and sunset afternoon it’s amazing, one of the best I have seen. Staff very friendly. Dinner was good, they charge you extra, but it’s worth. I didn’t have a breakfast because I had to leave to catch the train ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct. 2018

Youth Hostel Brienz

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Hotel Lindenhof
3 out of 5
Lindenhofweg 15, Brienz, BE
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2.61 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"What a beautiful place with breath taking views! Super convenient with just a short walk down into the town below. Plenty of places to eat, hike and explore. This was our absolute favorite stay while in Switzerland."…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov. 2019

Hotel Lindenhof
Homestay Brienz
4 Sagigässli, Brienz, Bern
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2.74 km from city centre
Homestay Brienz
Active Holiday, Family and Children, Nature, Peace and Relaxation, Sport
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2.12 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (37 reviews)
Spacious and modern

"It's close to the lake, an easy carride to the slopes, friendly hosts and excellent facilities. A good alternative for any family"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Active Holiday, Family and Children, Nature, Peace and Relaxation, Sport
Beautiful Holiday Home in Brienz With Lake View
2.5 out of 5
Flielti 1253A, Brienz, Bern
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0.12 km from city centre
Beautiful Holiday Home in Brienz With Lake View
Family-friendly Apartment Axalp
Brandweg 20, Brienz, Bern
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1.5 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
In jeder Hinsicht empfehlenswert!

"Verbrachten mit unseren Zwillingen (3Jahre) sehr schöne Tage hier. Besonders die kinderfreundliche Ausstattung hat dafür gesorgt, dass wir uns sogar mit Kleinkindern erholen konnten;-) Auch sonst hat es an nichts gefehlt! Für den Fall, dass man etwas vergessen hat einzukaufen gab es eine gute ausgestattete ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug. 2020

Family-friendly Apartment Axalp
Sonnenblick 4 - Wunderschöne Gartenwohnung Nähe Brienzer See
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2.27 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Agréable appartement

"Cette location est très bien placée pour visiter les environs. Elle est située au calme, les propriétaires sont très discrets et nous nous sentions comme à la maison"…"

Reviewed on 28 Aug. 2020

Sonnenblick 4 - Wunderschöne Gartenwohnung Nähe Brienzer See
Large, Comfortable Chalet Next to Piste, With Plenty of Charm and Atmosphere
Brienz
3 out of 5
HAUPSTRASSE, 254, Brienz, Bern
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2.23 km from city centre
Brienz
Vacation Home Chalet Esther in Brienz - 5 Persons, 3 Bedrooms
2 Bedroom Accommodation in Axalp ob Brienz
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1.53 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Tolle Ferienwohnung in idyllischer Lage

"Die großzügig angelegte Ferienwohnung ist mit allem ausgestattet, was man für einen erholsamen Urlaub benötigt. Das Haus, errichtet im landestypischen Stil, ist in einem sehr guten Zustand. Möbel und Einrichtung sind gepflegt. Man fühlt sich schnell zu Hause. Angenehm ist die Tiefgarage direkt unter ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Aug. 2019

2 Bedroom Accommodation in Axalp ob Brienz
Vacation Home Burehüsli in Axalp - 5 Persons, 2 Bedrooms
Address Provided by Property Manager, Brienz, Bern
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1.63 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Sehr wohl gefühlt

"Top Ausstattung und Wahnsinns Lage"…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug. 2017

Vacation Home Burehüsli in Axalp - 5 Persons, 2 Bedrooms
Apartment Am Brienzersee in Brienz - 2 Persons, 1 Bedrooms
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Visiting Brienz

Visitors to Brienz are sure to enjoy the lakeside. Tourists can also enjoy the city's waterfalls, sightseeing tours, and ancient ruins. Top sights around the area include Eiger, Trummelbach Falls, and Jungfraujoch.

  • There are 7 hotels and other accommodations in Brienz
  • The closest major airport is in Bern (BRN-Belp) 45.4 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Zurich (ZRH) 89.3 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Brienz

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakeside and these places to visit: Giessbach Falls, Lake Brienz, and Brienzer Rothorn. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Sessellift and Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 7 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Brienz. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Grandhotel Giessbach - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and location.
  • Hotel Brienzerburli - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and free breakfast, along with free WiFi.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Eiger, located 11.2 mi (18 from the city center, and Trummelbach Falls, which is 12.7 mi (20.5 away.

Getting Around Brienz

If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at Brienz Station. Brienz may not have many public transit options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Brienz

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 50°F and the nighttime average to be 26°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 70°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • July through September averages 73°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 59°F during the day and 28°F at night
  • About 1.02 inches of rain falls on Brienz each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 71°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 28°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Brienz?
Based on our traveller data, Grandhotel Giessbach is one of the top choices for your stay. This 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free breakfast. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Lake Brienz. Other good options for your visit include Hotel Brienzerburli and Youth Hostel Brienz.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Brienz, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best options available in Brienz.
What's the best place to stay when travelling with children to Brienz?
Grandhotel Giessbach is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and 2 restaurants. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include Hotel Brienzerburli and Youth Hostel Brienz. Also, attractions in the area such as Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory and Jungfrau Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Brienz?
Grandhotel Giessbach is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers 2 restaurants and a seasonal outdoor pool for its human guests. Hotel Brienzerburli is another good option for a stay with your pet.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Brienz?
Youth Hostel Brienz is a top property with free buffet breakfast and free newspapers, and it’s located on the beach .
What's the best high-end hotel in Brienz?
Grandhotel Giessbach is a 4-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
Where's the best place to stay in Brienz to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Grandhotel Giessbach is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features 2 restaurants and free breakfast.
What are some hotels with pools in Brienz?
Grandhotel Giessbach is a popular 4-star hotel featuring a children’s pool, a seasonal outdoor pool and 2 restaurants.

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