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Giessbach 1201 | Brienz, Brienz 3855, Switzerland
+41 33 952 25 25
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had no idea that this would be one of our favorite spots on the lake. We were about to skip this spot, but decided to get off the boat to check it out. The Hotel is very unique because of its seclusion and view...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whist staying in the town of Brienz we decided to drive to the falls and were not disapointed.Lovely journey up the winding roads and at the top a large car park costing 5CHF for the full day..From here it is signposted well..there is a small...More

Thank Jace0102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Water cascading down 10+ levels. Beautiful, accessible with nice paths. You will need to climb several hundred feet to view everything, or you can sip a cocktail and view 3 stages from the hotel veranda. DG

Thank DenGourmand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice waterfall walk up&down the stream - there are many photo/view points and one even from BEHIND the waterfall. We took a ferry from Brienz (return ticket 19.20 CHF) to there and a then the special railway (which should be the oldest railway of...More

Thank Pavlina J
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This is definitely worth the short hike and the stop at Giessbach on the Brienz ferry. Allow two hours, including lunch.

Thank LufkinSid
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

There are quite some spots from which you can view the waterfalls. Once you've parked your car, it's a short walk to the nearest viewing point. If you decide to walk a bit up, it's possible to walk behind the falls.

Thank Herman C
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Pleasant ride in ferry from the OST station. Its about 40mins. Once reaching Giesbach, there is a walk-trail that goes around the waterfalls - provides two bridges to cross the waterfalls. I would recommend to go up there in train and then come-down walking and...More

Thank DhaneshShah
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We were a little walked out with the Eiger, Monfh and Jungfrau and wanted something different. We came across this waterfall and hotel by chance as we'd not seen it mentioned anywhere. We were so glad we visited. The waterfalls are so picturesque with so...More

Thank The_Review_Queen
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Easily accessible by car. A 3-minute walk from the parking lot. Very impressive and refreshing. You could even walk a gentle slope to behind the fall. Once you are done and before going back, make sure to walk down for about 5 minutes to the...More

1  Thank Raminjaafarian
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I like a good waterfall and I have to say this is one of best I’ve seen. Let’s start at the bottom. A very Grand Hotel sits at the base directly facing the falls (must be difficult sleeping With the noise). A steep switch back...More

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Response from Sharonself | Reviewed this property |
You can get to it by boat trip. I would allow 2-3 hours depending on how much walking you like to do, and if you stop for lunch.