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Mariella Vacilotto

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, french, german, italian

Comfortable, peaceful apartment with a view of the Eiger's northern face

26 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

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Overview

Grindelwald Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom with shower, sleeps 4

The 3,5 room-apartment is located on the 2nd floor and on a living area of 86m2 it has two bedrooms, 1 x double bed, 2 x single beds, bathroom (bath/shower/toilet), a spacious living-kitchen with dishwasher and coffee machine and a very bright living room. Large balcony with fantastic view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. radio/satellite-TV, free internet (Wi-Fi).

You have a splendid view of the surrounding mountain world. The next bus stop is located very nearby and the town centre and railway station can be reached in 5 minutes by walk.

Non-smoking apartment

Free covered parking.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mariella Vacilotto (Owner)
Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, french, german, italian

About Mariella Vacilotto

We're a fifty-plus couple who live near Basel and love to ski. In the summer, we go hiking in the mountains with our dog and sometimes also with our children.

Mariella Vacilotto purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Mariella Vacilotto chose Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau

With this apartment, it was love at first site for us. One week during of winter vacation, we were told that it was for sale. We didn't second-guess ourselves.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment enjoys a great location, near the Ski-Bus stop, located by the schoolhouse in a cul-de-sac, 100m away. Buses leave in both directions, either towards Firstbahn or Männlichen. The train also goes to Kleine Scheidegg. The town centre is a few minutes' walk away, where you can go shopping or just relax.

The beautiful spacious balcony terrace has a view over the ski region.

Finally, we always love staying there.

Reviews

5
based on 26 traveler reviews

Comfortable, peaceful apartment with a view of the Eiger's northern face
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews
5

Incredible view, lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5

This was our second summer stay in this apartment and we loved it just as much as the first. The flat is very well located near the train station and central town shopping, but it is also very peaceful with its incredible terrace looking up on the Eiger. The flat is very clean, comfortable, and has everything that you could possibly need. We had incredible weather on this trip and managed to do some wonderful walks with the children... from First to the Falhourn, the Eiger trail, and best of all...the Panorama walk at Schynyge Platte. We also enjoyed the swimming and ice skating at the local leisure centre. Thank you for another wonderful family holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear K., Thank you very much for your spontaneous review. We are happy that you loved our place for a second time. We really try to give our best to make our guests happy. See you hopefully another time! Mariella & Bernie
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5

Perfect vacation apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very conveniently located near the train station, and there is even a village busstop a stone's throw away. The check in process is seamless, and property manager D was extremely helpful.

The views from the apartment are spectacular and tops off the experience of staying there. Every inch of the apartment is so clean (even the crockery and utensils) it looks almost brand new. My family certainly enjoyed our stay there and will not hesitate to recommend it to our friends.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to enter your review it always much appreciated. I'm very glad you all enjoy the staying in our apartment. Best regards!
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Lake Jackson, Texas
5

Just Incredible!

  • 5 of 5

Another reviewer mentioned this and I totally agree; the photos on this rental don't adequately represent the grandeur of the location! We spent 4 nights here after having been on an extremely rigorous group tour and we absolutely loved unwinding in the serenity and comfort of this location.

It is on the 3rd floor with no lift which could be a problem for some folks. It has no fireplace because it has floor heating but, honestly, this was much better. The temperature is controlled centrally and it is just right all the time. If you are a bit warm, open a window. I really loved waking up in the morning and not being cold. Plus, the warm floor in the bathroom was great for bare feet! Of course, I'm an engineer so such things interest me and probably not so much you :)

So, let me talk about more vacationy things like the awesome view from the balcony! And hearing the cow bells in the distance (not bothersome at all). And the view of Eiger mountain as it soars above your line of sight, seemingly right in your backyard! The balcony is huge and the windows offer unobstructed views of the mountains and village. It's neat to watch the clouds pour over the back of Eiger towards you.

You can borrow DVDs and books from a bookcase in the entry. The laundry room was very clean and attached to the entry. There are only 8 or 10 apartments in the unit and we never saw another person while we were there...except for "D". He's been mentioned a lot by other renters but I'll try to add something different. D will contact you to schedule a time to stop by at your convenience, usually on your second day there, to make sure any questions you might have are answered. I was expecting a boisterous, jolly, Italian man for some reason (the things your mind comes up with!) but he's actually a fairly young, soft-spoken Irishman. He spent over an hour with us but only because we kept him chatting and, being engineers, we had odd interests in things like the heating :) D was very knowledgeable about the area and left brochures and maps for us. He was available via email in case we needed anything during our stay.

Mariella maintains a well-stocked kitchen with plenty of staples like paper towels, dish washing/laundry supplies, spices, oils, sugar, salt and pepper. Coffee works on the honor system.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. We have stayed at several VRBO rentals and I'd honestly say that this was the best! Plus, did I mention the views?

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks to you K. - We do appreciate your elaborated review about our apartment and the technical stuff. We are glad to read that you enjoyed the stay with us and do really look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes!
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5

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfull holiday at the Breithorn Appartment. Perfect house and very well equiped and very clean. The view at the Eiger is wonderfull. We met Mr. D and he is a very kind and friendly person. Also the owner (Mariella) is very kind and helpfull. These people really enjoy it to be there for there guests! Keep up the good work!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad you all enjoyed the staying at our apartment. We will pass on your kind comments to "D". Best regards!
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Canberra, Australia
5

Amazing apartment with breathtaking views

  • 5 of 5

Breithorn is a very clean and comfortable apartment with some lovely added luxuries. The view from the balcony of The Eiger's north face is just amazing, the valleys and other mountain views are also wonderful. The apartment is close to Grindelwald. You will find restaurants, a supermarket, mini golf, visitor's information centre and a fabulous park there. We had no problem walking to catch trains and gondolas, although buses ran close to the apartment as well. Our family of two adults and two children stayed here and loved it. Mariella was very supportive throughout all our dealings and D met us at the apartment and was exceedingly helpful with local information. We would love to come back and highly recommend Breithorn.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great apartment in great setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Briethorn apartment. Apartment has everything you need. Really well maintained/clean. Awesome view of Eiger. Short walk to village centre. Nice touches include: welcome bottle of Prosecco, UK TV (wimbledon was on when we were there), 'D' coming round on first night to give advice on walks etc, drawer full of overseas adaptors for unusual swiss power points (although didn't find them until after had shelled out CHF35 to buy adaptor!). Overall - better than most hotels!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review. We hope you have a chance to return in the future. Best wishes.
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Bern-Belp Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
450 Metres
Hotel Regina
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Grindelwald
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Wilderswil bei Interlaken
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Hotel Regina
Nearest Ski
2 Kilometres
Männlichen or First
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Grindelwald Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Hochsaison Sommer
Jun 18 2016 - Aug 26 2016
6 night minimum stay
$302
$1,926
 
 
Mittelsaison Sommer
Aug 27 2016 - Oct 28 2016
4 night minimum stay
$321
$1,740
 
 
Vorsaison
Oct 29 2016 - Dec 23 2016
4 night minimum stay
$288
$1,552
 
 
Hochsaison Feiertage
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 6 2017
6 night minimum stay
$2,172
 
 
Mittelsaison Winter
Jan 7 2017 - Feb 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$357
$1,926
 
 
Hochsaison Winter
Feb 4 2017 - Mar 10 2017
6 night minimum stay
$319
$2,039
 
 
Mittelsaison Winter
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
$357
$1,926
 
 
Vorsaison
Apr 8 2017 - May 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$288
$1,552
 
 
Mittelsaison Sommer
May 27 2017 - Jun 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$321
$1,740
 
 
Hochsaison Sommer
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 25 2017
6 night minimum stay
$302
$1,926
 
 
Mittelsaison Sommer
Aug 26 2017 - Oct 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$321
$1,740
 
 
Vorsaison
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$288
$1,552
 
 
Hochsaison Feiertage
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
6 night minimum stay
$2,172
 
 
Mittelsaison Winter
Jan 6 2018 - Jan 12 2018
4 night minimum stay
$357
$1,926
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $337
Stay tax €4 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Basis für die Miete ist der Preis in CHF, gegenwärtig umgerechnet mit 1,05 pro EUR (Datum 15.02.2015)
Wir akzeptieren Bankzahlung in CHF, EUR (SEPA), GBP oder Zahlung mit Kreditkarte. Bei Kreditkartenzahlung fällt eine Gebühr
an (2%-2,8%).
Die Kaution (CHF350.-/EUR350.--/GBP 230.--) wird innerhalb von 14 Tagen nach Abreise zurückerstattet, sofern die Wohnung in gutem Zustand verlassen wird.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Grindelwald Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 86 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , With memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two box-spring beds, mattress topper available upon request
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • swimming
Notes:
We can provide extra supplies on your arrival day if you so desire.

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