A cosy, traditional Swiss mountain resort, Wengen is situated on a sunny plateau in a wonderful location enjoying some of the best views in the Alps. This car-free village consists of mostly traditional wood chalets with just a few larger hotels and is a friendly place, popular with British tourists who return year after year. Several good restaurants and popular bars provide a simple but varied choice of evening’s entertainment. Extensive sporting facilities and many local excursions are available.
Key facts Wengen
- Location: Wengen
- Village height: 1,274m / 4,179ft
- Language: German
- Transfer time from Zürich: 3h 15
3* Hotel Alpenrose – Half board – 7 nights
The Hotel Alpenrose is the oldest hotel in Wengen and has been operated by the same family for over a hundred years. The 40 rooms and the cosy lounge have recently been renovated and kept in an alpine chalet-style with lots of wood. Along with a log fire the lounge invites you to enjoy a relaxing evening after a day out and about in the mountains. The Hotel Alpenrose is situated about 10 minutes’ walk from the train station and the village centre and enjoys a quiet location with stunning views into the beautiful valley of Lauterbrunnen and the surrounding snow-capped mountains.
3* Hotel Berghaus – Bed & Breakfast
This warm and inviting family-run hotel is set in quiet location, and yet is only a few minutes walk from the centre of Wengen and the Männlichen cable-car. Facilities include a small, comfortable lounge with open fire place and library, cosy dining room, restaurant famous for its fish specialities, sun terrace with unforgettable views of the Jungfrau, lift. All 19 rooms are comfortable furnished with bath or shower, wc, mini-bar, hairdryer, cable TV, radio and telephone.
Specials for summer 2017: Complimentary daily lunch packs for stays between 2 & 5 nights. Free night offer ‘Stay 7 pay 6’ all season (offers not combinable).
4* Hotel Sunstar – Bed & Breakfast
This excellent traditional hotel is situated only 1 minute from the mountain railway on the main village street in the centre of Wengen. The hotel has an indoor pool, sauna and solarium (supplement payable), comfortable lounge with live music, cosy bar, unsupervised childrens playroom, a-la-carte restaurant, lift and a weekly activity programme. The rooms have bath and shower, WC, hairdryer, cable/ satellite TV, radio, telephone, free minibar, safe and balcony. Standard rooms face north while superior rooms have a south-facing valley view.