This historic hotel residence in its unique setting high above lake Brienz and right next to the foaming Giessbach waterfalls is a small exquisite world of its own. Surrounded by mountains, forest and meadows, offering a breathtaking view on the unspoilt scenery of lake Brienz, Giessbach is a flowered oasis far away from every-day stress and from the nuisances of our time.
Why Choose Grandhotel Giessbach
A splendid residence in a unique location: The legendary Grand Hotel combines the charm of the turn of the century before last with modern comfort. The cuisine at the Park restaurant, which overlooks the waterfall, and the gourmet restaurant Le Tapis Rouge on the lakeshore are just as exclusive as the views. Elegant banquet rooms and quiet conference rooms, 22 hectares of gardens and parks, tennis courts and a natural swimming pool round off the offerings.
Accommodations at Grandhotel Giessbach
Grandhotel Giessbach has 70 romantic rooms and suites equipped with originally restored furniture from the turn of the century. Each room has it’s own individual charm and they are categorized as follows:
Twin room “Nostalgia”
Standard room, shower and WC, to the forest.
Twin room “Romantic”
Middle category, shower or bathtub with waterfall, Lake or forest views.
Twin room “Bellevue”
Upper category, very spacious, bathtub and WC, lake view or waterfall view.
Suite in the Tower
Bathtub and WC, lake view or waterfall view.
Single room “Nostalgia”
Shower and WC, view of the forest.
Dining at Grandhotel Giessbach
At the Park restaurant Les Cascades, opposite the Giessbach falls, classic dishes and seasonal specialties are offered.
Le Tapis Rouge
At restaurant Le Tapis Rouge (with 15 Gault Millau points) a team of chefs prepare modern and innovative dishes along with succulent gourmet-vegetarian creations. A culinaric journey with many surprises.
The lobbybar is the pulse of Giessbach. Great drinks and a warm atmosphere.
Activities at Grandhotel Giessbach
The historic Grandhotel Giessbach was built in 1873/74 by the French architect Horace Edouard Davinet for the Hauser Family in Zurich, one of the great dynasties of the 19th century‘s hotel trade in Switzerland. The elegance and generosity of this bold new hotel site, as well as its unique location in a natural setting of incomparable beauty soon gave it world wide renown.