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Information about Berggasthaus First Hostel

Located at 2,200 metres above sea level, Berggasthaus First offers panoramic views of the Jungfrau region and the Swiss Alps. It can be reached only by cable car from Grindelwald and is located in the same building as the cable car station. The Berggasthaus First offers simply furnished dormitory rooms with bright wooden furniture, shared bathroom facilities, a ski bar, and a lounge. Free WiFi is available in public areas and the guest house offers direct access to the ski slopes. Ski passes are not included in the room price. During the day, guests can sample Swiss dishes in the on-site restaurant and on the terrace. Half board includes a 3-course menu.

Please inform Berggasthaus First in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Please note that the property can only be reached by cable car. Depending on the season, the last cable car leaves Grindelwald between 15:45 and 18:00. Please check cable car opening times for further information. Please note that cable car tickets and ski passes are not included. Please note that the restaurant does not offer à-la- carte service in the evening, only half board. Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

Services of Berggasthaus First Hostel

  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Bike tours
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Pets allowed
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Smoke alarms
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Cycling
  • Skiing
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Ski storage
  • Walking tours
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Access to health care professionals
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Ski-to-door access
  • Lockers
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • BBQ facilities
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Packed lunches
  • Key access
  • Internet services
  • Bar
  • Sun terrace
  • Hiking
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Bicycle rental
  • First aid kit available
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Fishing
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Snack bar
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Children's playground
  • Cashless payment available
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Garden
  • Games room
  • Heating


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