Hotel Spinne – Grindelwald, Switzerland
Grindelwald is such a small charming town that is the perfect stop in Switzerland. The scenery is picturesque everywhere you turn. Our stay at Hotel Spinne added the perfect touch to our warm and welcoming stay in Grindelwald. It felt like a luxurious cabin in the middle of Switzerland. Hotel Spinne manages to seamlessly blend the homeliness of a cabin with the modern comfort of a 5-star hotel. The surrounding natural beauty could not be closer and just makes this a must-stay hotel if you want an unforgettable and uniquely Swiss experience.
The Hotel Spinne is located right by the Eiger north face in the middle of the Grindelwald. This charming hotel has 43 rooms decorated in a modern country house style each with a personal balcony.
We stayed in a double room with a beautiful balcony overlooking the mountains. Our room on the first floor had just the most jaw-dropping front and center view of the Eiger mountains. You just can’t beat the feeling of being able to walk out to the balcony and your backyard is the snow-covered Swiss mountain ridge.
You are greeted with a cozy bathrobe and slippers.
Being able to go out and sit on the wooden chairs and using the table made of a tree ring is the kind of rustic and quaint comfort you want while being able to soak in all of the natural beauty you’re afforded.
Inside you’ll have a comfortable and plush bed in a very spacious room with all wooden furniture. The decor should be in an interior design magazine because it is log cabin chic. The restroom is modern and This is the kind of stay that embodies a full experience in Switzerland. The staff were very accommodating to provide an additional bed for us ready to go!
The breakfast is easily one of the best breakfast offerings I’ve had. It is set in a beautiful and regal dining area. You could easily spend hours leisurely enjoying all the top-notch food.
You’ll find fresh bread constantly refilled which includes some croissants topped with sesame seed that are to die for. Their loaves of bread are equally delicious.
The fruits are diverse and cut in the perfect serving sizes which not many hotels will take the time and effort to do. I really enjoyed their cheeses of which they have almost every single kind you can imagine all on a platter accompanied with cheese knives. There was a brie type cheese that was the most buttery and smooth cheese I’ve tasted. Those are some happy Swiss cows producing these cheeses for sure.
Our beautiful breakfast spread. They also offer numerous beverages such as their fresh fruit juices including an apricot juice that was amazing. Can’t say enough about their breakfast because it was so good.
As far as amenities goes, Hotel Spinne is first class. You won’t believe how nice their spa area is and access to the spa is included. It is a modern and vibrantly lit spa on par with many spa/lounges in Los Angeles. What is truly impressive is just how many features the spa includes. There’s a eucalyptus steam room, sauna, jacuzzi, and another sauna that burns cardamom and a combination of herbs.When you need to hydrate there is fully stocked herbal/floral teas and water pitchers ready.
A very hot sauna room to sweat everything out.
The coolest (pun intended) part is the ice bath pathway. You get to walk through a block of ice! Then a shower of icy water finishes off the experience. It is invigorating and great when you’ve spent the entire day hiking and need to cure those aches.
It was the ultimate relaxation experience and a haven for tranquility.
Hotel Spinne is located right by the wonderful C und M cafe that you’ll likely be visiting more than once because of the great homemade meals. It is a mere 5 minute walk the other way to the train station and on the way you’ll pass a Coop and a Laderach chocolate shop. It also serves a great base for visiting the Jungfau mountains. The concierge is tremendous and want nothing but the best for your stay. They give you everything you need upon check-in so that everything is comfortable. They provided us with a number of adapters for our electronic devices, were thorough with housekeeping, and were honest! We left euros on our nightstand and it was right where we left it. Fantastic service all around.