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4 flats sleeping 2 to 5 in modern chalet in unspoiled village - Studio



Updated: 20-Oct-2016
British-Swiss owner, 45 years experience renting in Lauterbrunnen Valley

The chalet is in the middle of the village but set back from the street in its own 1/2 acre garden.

There are 3 hotels with restaurants 1/3 minutes walk from the chalet. The bus to Stechelberg/Schilthorn cable car is just accross the street.

A baker, butcher, dairy, Internet corner and laundrette are all within 1 minutes walk. On the way to the station are a Coop shop, banks and post office. The stations to Wengen/Kleine Scheidegg (famous for the longest men's World Cup downhill ski race) and to Murren are 4 minutes walk.

For the younger at heart, there is a pub/disco nearby.

All flats have a satellite TV and parking space. WiFi is available for a small fee.

Winter sports: skiing, snowboarding, cross-country, winter hiking, tobogganing, skating, and tandem paragliding.

Summer sports: hiking, mountain climbing, swimming, mountain biking, river rafting, fishing, windsurfing and paragliding.

Interlaken is 20 minutes away where there is the new Mystery Theme Park.

Winter Resort details: The Jungfrau Skipass covers both sides of the valley and also the Grindelwald ski lifts. Under the towering mountains of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau there are 125 miles of ski runs suitable for beginners to advanced skiers. Some slopes extend to 7 miles. There is a choice of 45 mountain railways, cablecars and skilifts. Also 60 miles of well-prepared hiking paths. There is a special pass for non-skiers.

Summer details: Lauterbrunnen is an excellent starting point for trips to the Jungfraujoch (the highest railway and restaurant in Europe) and Schilthorn. There are also many miles of well signposted hiking trails. It is 8 miles from Interlaken, the town between the lakes of Brienz and Thun. There is a swimming-pool, tennis courts and mini-golf in the village. There are organised tours to the mountain huts on the Alp to see how they make cheese. The village has local lace-makeing and a Pottery.

A James Bond breakfast is served on the top of the Schilthorn made famous by the film 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service'.

The chalet is 8 miles from the newly opened 'Jungfrau Park' in Interlaken. This is a theme park to suit all ages.

General Information: Lauterbrunnen is also easily reached by train from Zürich and Geneva airports. There are special Swiss rail concessions that can be bought in your own country. The rail service is excellent and a car is not really necessary.

Most restaurants in the village serve local Swiss food (also international food). Night-life is available in Wengen and Interlaken. In summer there are local concerts of Yodeling, local brass band, traditional dancing, flag-throwing and Alpenhorn.

More Details

Details for holiday apartment Studio, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, 1 Bathroom

This is a large room with two single beds pushed together, a sofa which makes into a small double bed, table and chairs, small kitchen and a bathroom with shower/WC. It is on the garden level with a separate entrance. There are table and chairs outside on the terrace.

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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About the Owner

I am English and I came skiing and married a mountain guide

and ski instructor. We built the chalet in 1963. He died many years ago and I stayed in this lovely valley.

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Speaks English, French, German

8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Chalet Horner for six days, and wished that we had eliminated the rest of our trip, and come here for the full two weeks!! Teresa was so welcoming. And the studio was wonderful. It was just right for the two of us with a very well supplied kitchen, and a cozy bed and plenty of room. It was easy to get to the laundromat, and grocery and butcher. We ate most of our meals on the patio because the view was so spectacular. All of the gondolas and trains were within easy walking distance, with so many choices of places to go, you would need to spend an entire summer here to see it all. The walk down the valley was great, also, with a stop at a house that sells cheese from the refrigerator on the front porch! Thank you, so much, Teresa, for our great stay. We would definitely come back (and hope we can!).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our fantastic week holliday at the studio is a jewel to remember. The studio, very clean, practical, good beds, complete in every detail, privacy, great view.

We, couple 80 and 70 can highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kannapolis, NC

Cozy, quaint, and comfortable studio

  • 5 of 5

The studio worked great for our family of 3. This was definitely my favorite destination on our European vacation. We loved coming "home" after hiking in the Alps and sitting out back until it got dark which was about 10 pm. Such a peaceful surrounding and gorgeous views with the sound of train whistles and cow bells in the background. Teresa was helpful with tips on where and when to go. Going to Shilthorn early in the morning before the all the tourist arrive was one of the best tips she gave us. She is kind enough to leave a basket of swiss chocolates and snacks for her guests to enjoy. Parking was great and once you arrive you won't need a car until you leave. The studio is located right downtown with outdoor cafes within walking distance. Would love to stay here again and would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great studio

  • 4 of 5

Location, view, green grass patio lovely. A wonderful stay right downtown, easy access to laundromat, Coop grocery store, restaurants, and most importantly both lifts to go up to the high country. It is close to the cig-wheel railroad, but it is slow speed and didn't wake us. We had the studio, enough of a kitchen for basic cooking. Easy car parking and also close to train station. Teresa, the owner, also very helpful. Would love to go back again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the nice review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay in Chalet Horner.
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Lovely apartments in Lauterbrunnen

  • 5 of 5

We were 3 couples traveling together and we rented 3 apartments in this cute little chalet owned by Teresa. The apartments were cozy and well appointed. We liked the proximity to Main Street of Lauterbrunnen. A little noise from train that ran in back of the property but not really a nuisance to us. The beds were comfortable and we loved having a little kitchen area with refrig, etc. The bathrooms were typical European mid sized. Teresa was helpful at check=in and the stay went real well. We would certainly recommend these apartments and would not hesitate to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tehachapi, CA, US

Great Apartment and Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Studio apt for 8 nights and just loved it. It was very centrally located in Lauterbrunnen, just minutes from the train station. Grocery, laundry, bakery all just a 2 minute walk away. You can easily get to anywhere in the Berner Oberland area from right here. There is also parking on site if needed.

The studio apartment was perfect for the two of us. Very comfortable beds, great kitchen supplies for basic meals, clothesline and drying rack for those who are on the road a bit longer, and super quiet. The view is great from all the windows and there is a lovely little patio area with table and chairs to sit and relax.

Theresa, the owner, lives on site so that is a plus. She is there to welcome you and answer any questions you might have, and Chico (Theresa's small dog) is there to welcome you back from your daily activities.

We found the rates to be extremely reasonable. We didn't have to eat out at all, We cooked all our meals right in the apt. It's truly the way to stay on a budget on vacation.

Lauterbrunnen was definitely a highpoint of our trip due to the fact that we could come back to our own little space at the end of every day and relax.

We just loved it and will definitely be back.

Thank you Theresa.

Mike and Michele

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the review. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay. Also that Chicco did his job of greeting guests in the chalet!!
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From the Owner

It is ideally situated in the middle of the village but off the street in its own garden.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bern at 30 Miles Nearest Train : Lauterbrunnen at 200 Metres Car: not necessary

Lauterbrunnen is in the valley with Wengen and Jungfraujoch on one side and Murren/Schilthorn on the other side. It is 8 miles from the town of Interlaken which has the new Jungfrau Theme Park.

The Lauterbrunnen Valley is one of the most spectacular glacier valleys in the world. It has wonderful alpine flowers in the Spring. There is also the Staubbach Falls which were painted by Turner. There are also the spectacular Trummelbach Falls coming down inside the mountain from the Jungfrau Glacier.

Other Activities: winter and summer hiking, tobogganing, cross-country skiing

Ski: There are 45 mountain railways, cable-cars, and ski-lifts under the peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. There are 125 miles of excellent ski-pistes for skiers and snow-boarders of all catergories with ski-schools. The highest piste starts at 9748 feet and the longest run is 7 miles.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 14 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

VISA and Mastercard are accepted. A two night non-refundable deposit is required on booking. The prices include electricity, central heating, hot water, bed linen and towels. The only extra is the local tax of Sf. 3.20 per adult per night (children 6-16 years Sf. 1.10)
The prices are for three people. For two people it is Sf. 10.00 less per night.

CANCELLATION CONDITIONS - The 2 day deposit is non-refundable, cancellation less than 30 days, 50% is due, cancellation less than 7 days, 100% is due.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 20-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village


  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


  • Bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom - 2 Single Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 1 twin


  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 2 garden chairs


  • Self-catering


  • The TV has 36 English BBC and ITV channels.

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