The hotels in Switzerland we recommend for rail travelers

The best hotels for train travelers

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Must knows about hotels near the rail stations

  • Rail stations are not only the place to arrive in a town, they're also the best place to start your daily sightseeing trips;
  • If you're traveling by train, be sure to book hotels that can be quickly accessed from the local rail station. It will make your stay far more convenient;
  • Below are the hotels we recommend and that can be reached in a maximum of 5 minutes from the rail station.

A typical red train of the Rhaetian Railways passing Zuoz.

Find hotels near the rail stations

The hotels that can be reached in 5 minutes or less from the local rail station are listed below. You can filter by region or town to specify your search. Alternatively, you can find all hotels we recommend in a specific town by visiting the page of that town.

HOTELS FOR TRAIN TRAVELERS

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Gstaad, The Alpina

This superb hotel opened in 2012 and is sitting on a hill top overlooking Gstaad and the surrounding mountains. Of course the rooms and suites are very luxurious. There's an indoor and outdoor pool, spa facilities, multiple excellent in-house restaurants, a wine cellar, carefully designed garden and much more.

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  • Luxurious accommodation!
  • 5-star hotel
  • Location: scenic, town
  • Rail station Gstaad: 12 minutes (on foot)
    Town center Gstaad: 9 minutes (on foot)
    Town center Gstaad: 5 minutes (free transfer by the hotel)
    Rail station Gstaad: 5 minutes (free transfer by the hotel)
  • Town: Gstaad
  • Nearby popular attractions: Golden Pass line
  • Best price guarantee
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  • Details & booking: HotelsCombined.com
  • More ways to book: Booking.com

Mürren, Hotel Eiger

The Eiger opened in 1892 and currently is the top hotel in Mürren. Apart from impressive views of the Bernese Alps, it offers a swimming pool, restaurant, bar, lounge, terrace, jacuzzi, sauna, solarium and massage services. The hotel is easy to reach as it's right next to the train station.

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Wengen, Hotel Schönegg

Popular hotel featuring a restaurant, wine cellar, bar, terrace and sauna. All rooms offer mountain views. This is one of Wengen's top hotels!

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Basel, Hotel Schweizerhof

Affordable high quality hotel on the station's square. Ideal for train travelers. The city center is within walking distance.

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Bern, Hotel Schweizerhof

Atmospheric 5-star hotel opposite of the Bern rail station, and right next to the historical town center.

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  • Luxurious accommodation!
  • 5-star hotel
  • Location: town, lively
  • Rail station Bern: 2 minutes (on foot)
    Town center Bern: 1 minute (on foot)
  • Town: Bern
  • Best price guarantee
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  • Details & booking: HotelsCombined.com
  • More ways to book: Booking.com

Brienz, Hotel Steinbock

We're sure you'll like this hotel as it gets very good reviews, and it's conveniently located in the center of Brienz. There are lake view rooms, a restaurant, bar and wine cellar.

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Brig, Hotel de Londres

Popular small hotel on the central square in the old town center of Brig. Completely renovated in 2015. It's at walking distance from the train station and the Stockalper Palace. The hotel offers a terrace and an honesty bar. There are plenty of restaurants nearby.

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Glion, Hotel Victoria

The Victoria is located in the mountains over Montreux, offering a royal view across the eastern part of Lake Geneva and the Swiss and French Alps. The hotel has a wonderful garden, a pool, tennis court, fitness room, sauna, restaurant and terrace. Public transport lets you descend from the mountain quickly for various day trips. Altitude: 715 m.

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Gornergrat, Kulmhotel

An amazing hotel in high alpine terrain, overlooking the Matterhorn and the glaciers on the border of Italy and Switzerland. This is the highest hotel in the Swiss Alps. Highly recommended if you're looking for a special treat. Altitude: 3100 m.

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  • 3-star hotel
  • Location: scenic, mountain top
  • Town center Zermatt: 50 minutes (train)
    Rail station Gornergrat: 2 minutes (on foot)
  • Subregion: Matter valley
  • Best price guarantee
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  • Details & booking: HotelsCombined.com
  • More ways to book: Booking.com

Gstaad, Hotel Olden

The picturesque hotel Olden dates back to 1899. It is located in the typical Swiss town center of Gstaad. The small hotel features an excellent restaurant. Go here if you love food and don't mind to splurge a little!

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Gstaad, Le Grand Bellevue

Extraordinary hotel just outside the car free town center of Gstaad. It offers everything for a relaxed stay in the Swiss Alps, including multiple in-house restaurants and bars, a spa, fitness room and a huge garden.

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  • Luxurious accommodation!
  • 5-star hotel
  • Location: town
  • Rail station Gstaad: 5 minutes (on foot)
    Town center Gstaad: 4 minutes (on foot)
  • Town: Gstaad
  • Nearby popular attractions: Golden Pass line
  • Best price guarantee
    Details
  • Details & booking: HotelsCombined.com
  • More ways to book: Booking.com

Gstaad, Posthotel Rössli

This is the oldest hotel in Gstaad, and still a very popular one! The hotel has two on-site restaurants. It's located in the pretty town center.

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Lausanne, Agora Swiss Night

Comfortable and modern hotel with a panoramic breakfast room on the top floor. The train station is close-by, but the hotel also has its own covered parking. There's a fitness room and sauna too. We think you will like the Swiss design of both the interior and exterior of this hotel!

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Lauterbrunnen, Hotel Crystal

Popular hotel in the center of the village. Nearly all rooms have a balcony. Hotel Crystal is owned by Hotel Oberland across the street, which has an in-house restaurant.

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Lauterbrunnen, Hotel Oberland

Popular hotel in the center of the village, with several room types including family rooms. There is an in-house restaurant.

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Lauterbrunnen, Hotel Silberhorn

You'll find Hotel Silberhorn at only a few steps from the train and cableway stations. The hotel dates back to 1906 and now is one of the best in Lauterbrunnen. It offers a garden terrace, a restaurant and of course a very convenient location to explore the Jungfrau region. It's off the main road, so there isn't much traffic close to the hotel.

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Lauterbrunnen, Valley Hostel

Ideal for budget travelers: affordable accommodation only a few minutes on foot from the Lauterbrunnen train station. The hostel offers a self service kitchen, a launderette, lounges and a luggage room. There are private rooms and dorms, and most rooms have a balcony.

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Montreux, Hotel Splendid

We recommend this small excellent hotel if you prefer a lively location in the center of Montreux. It is directly opposite the boat dock for Lake Geneva cruises, and minutes from the Freddie Mercury statue, the train station and countless restaurants and shops. The hotel has a fitness center and an on-site restaurant.

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Montreux, Hotel-Restaurant la Rouvenaz

This small hotel across the boulevard gets very good reviews from its guests. The restaurant offers Italian cuisine and seafood, and they know all about wine too! The onsite Gelateria offers homemade traditional ice creams. The hotel is a few steps away from where the Lake Geneva boat trips start.

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Mürren, Alpina Hotel

We selected the Alpina Hotel because of its popularity and scenic location. It's on the edge of the cliff, overlooking the Lauterbrunnen valley and Bernese Alps. You can just sit down on the balcony and enjoy the area from there.

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