Where to stay in Lauterbrunnen

December 8, 2022
by Carolyn
Lauterbrunnen Church and Staubbach Falls

Lauterbrunnen is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Switzerland. 

If you are planning to visit this idyllic village in the Jungfrau Region and enjoy the many wonderful things to do in Lauterbrunnen, you may be wondering where to stay in Lauterbrunnen.

In this guide we give you our selection of the best hotels in Lauterbrunnen as well as options for self-catering apartments, hostels and camping in Lauterbrunnen.

Read on to discover more about our top picks for accommodation in Lauterbrunnen.

Quick summary of Lauterbrunnen accommodation covered in this guide

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Summary of Accommodation in Lauterbrunnen covered in this guide

Property NameStyleMore Info
Hotel SilberhornHotelBrowse & Book here
Hotel OberlandHotelBrowse & Book here
Hotel SteinbockHotelBrowse & Book here
Hotel StaubbachHotelBrowse & Book here
Valley HostelHostelBrowse & Book here
Camping JungfrauMobile HomesBrowse & Book here
LuterbachApartmentBrowse & Book here
Apartment StaubbachApartmentBrowse & Book here
Breathtaking Waterfall ApartmentApartmentBrowse & Book here
Luxury Family ApartmentApartmentBrowse & Book here
Luxury Penthouse ApartmentApartmentBrowse & Book here
Stylish Chalet ApartmentApartmentBrowse & Book here

Best hotels in Lauterbrunnen

There is a hotel in Lauterbrunnen to suit every travel style and budget. 

Hotels in Lauterbrunnen offer visitors a comfortable, convenient location for sightseeing or adventurous outdoors activities coupled with spectacular views of the surrounding Alps.

If you are wondering where to stay in Lauterbrunnen, the following recommendations will help you find the perfect option for your trip. 

Hotel Silberhorn 

Image courtesy of Hotel Silberhorn

The family run Hotel Silberhorn Lauterbrunnen is arguably the best hotel Lauterbrunnen offers visitors.

The hotel is just over 100 metres from Lauterbrunnen train station and its central location means that everything you need from hiking to skiing, cafes and restaurants is on the doorstep.

The Silberhorn Lauterbrunnen suits solo travellers, couples on a romantic getaway as well as families and small groups.


The cosy, ensuite rooms have carpet or wooden floors with wooden furniture and are decorated in a modern yet traditional style. 

Floor to ceiling glass windows and doors to make the most of the stunning mountain views. Family rooms are also available. 

The luxurious Holz 100 and Jungfrau Spa rooms have a separate seating area with sofas and a freestanding bath in which to relax whilst savouring mountain views. 


There is a restaurant (complete with an open fire) which serves dinner and a hearty buffet breakfast. Free parking and free WiFi is available. 

The pet friendly, no smoking hotel has a garden, a spacious conservatory and a sun terrace offering incredible views of Staubbach Falls. 

If you are looking for a high standard, value for money hotel, stay at the Silberhorn Hotel Lauterbrunnen.

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Hotel Oberland 

Competing with the Silberhorn for the best hotel in Lauterbrunnen title is the homely Hotel Oberland. 

This family run, historic hotel is centrally located and is just a five minute walk from the train station.

It is also adjacent to Staubbach Falls so Oberland guests are guaranteed fantastic views. 

The hotel is ideal for people looking for a traditional, friendly Swiss hotel at an affordable price tag.


The comfortable rooms are equipped with cable television, double or single beds, a seating area and a private bathroom.

Most rooms have a balcony providing amazing mountain views. 

Family rooms sleep up to four people and selected rooms have a kitchenette with a fridge, microwave and tea and coffee making facilities. 


There is a highly rated restaurant on site (be sure to try the delicious fondue) and a bar. Limited fee paying parking is available but public parking is available nearby. 

The hotel has several floors but it does not have a lift so make sure to request a room on the ground floor if mobility is an issue. 

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Hotel Steinbock 

The attractive Hotel Steinbock Lauterbrunnen is perfect for avid skiers as it offers ski to door access. 

It is located directly opposite a cable car station and there is a bus stop for Isenfluh and Stechelberg just 10 metres from the hotel.

This is a quaint hotel which is ideally situated next to Lauterbrunnen train station. 


The simple but comfortable rooms feature pine furniture, an ensuite bathroom, a seating area and a television. 

Some rooms have balconies and all the rooms have magnificent views of the surrounding mountains. 


The on site restaurant serves traditional Swiss dishes as well as an international menu. 

This no smoking, pet friendly hotel has a bar and free parking and WiFi is available. 

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Hotel Staubbach

Hotel Staubbach Lauterbrunnen
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This family run hotel dates back over 100 years and was one of the first hotels to open in the Lauterbrunnen Valley. 

The hotel is an easy 600 metre walk from the train station and there are several restaurants and cafes within walking distance. 


The carpeted rooms are simply furnished with single or double beds and a seating area. Rooms are either ensuite or have a shared bathroom. 

There are triple and quadruple rooms available and some rooms feature a balcony providing mountain views. 


Guests can enjoy free parking and free WiFi. The reception desk also doubles as an on demand bar. 

The no smoking hotel has a garden plus a useful lift. 

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Best budget accommodation in Lauterbrunnen

Travelling on a budget in Switzerland can be challenging at times so the following accommodation recommendations will help you stick to your trip budget. 

Valley Hostel 

Valley Hostel in Lauterbrunnen is a perfect choice for people who like to be active. 

There are hiking and cycling opportunities available and the nearest ski lift is just 300 metres away. The hostel is a short walk from the train station. 


Valley hostel in Lauterbrunnen offers both dorm beds and private rooms. Comfortable private rooms have either single, double or bunk beds. Bathrooms are shared at this property. 


This attractive hostel in Lauterbrunnen features a garden, a communal living room and a fully equipped shared kitchen. 

There is free WiFi, free parking, a tour desk and useful luggage and ski storage. 

A highly rated breakfast is available for a small charge.

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Camping Jungfrau 

Camping in Lauterbrunnen is a fantastic option for budget travellers.

Located next to the Staubbach Falls, Camping Jungfrau Lauterbrunnen is one of the best campsites in the area.

This year round campsite is in an idyllic setting surrounded by nature but is a short 15 minute walk from the train station. It is a perfect choice for families seeking space and privacy or for visitors who like to be immersed in nature. 

This family run, self contained site is undoubtedly the best camping Lauterbrunnen has to offer. 


Accommodation options for visitors without tents or caravans include private bungalows that sleep up to four people. 

The pretty wooden bungalows have a bathroom plus a kitchenette with a stove, microwave and fridge and a dining table. 

Alternatively, visitors can book private rooms with shared bathrooms which sleep between two and four people or, in the summer months, a spacious mobile home sleeping four is also a good option. 

The mobile homes have a well equipped kitchen, a spacious dining and living area plus a verandah to soak up the mountain views. 

For larger families, the comfortable Schiltorn cabin has a verandah complete with a porch swing.

All the units in the park include bedding, towels and cooking equipment. 

Camping in Lauterbrunnen Switzerland doesn’t get much better than this beautiful, varied site.


The campsite has a restaurant which serves a Swiss menu, a bar plus a useful supermarket and a barbecue for any one who is self catering. 

Kids will love the outdoor playground. Free parking and free WiFi is available and there is even an ATM on site. 

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Best apartments in Lauterbrunnen

Independent, VRBO or Airbnb Lauterbrunnen apartments offer visitors more space than traditional hotel rooms.

They also provide the opportunity to keep travel costs low by self catering. 

The following apartments are ideal for couples, groups or larger families who wish to avoid booking two hotel rooms. 


This light and spacious apartment is situated one kilometre from Staubbach Falls. 

The apartment has a modern, tasteful decor and offers guests both space and comfort. It is a 15 minute walk from the train station. 


The two bedroom, one bathroom apartment sleeps up to four people. It features a separate living and dining area with cable television. 

There is a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave and full oven and the bathroom offers dual sinks and a rainfall shower. 


Luterbach has a garden with a barbecue plus free parking and WiFi.

There is a balcony and a patio with a seating area providing river and mountain views. 

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Apartment Staubbach

This traditional style apartment is situated one kilometre from Staubbach Falls.

It is a good base for active visitors as there is cycling and hiking nearby and the nearest ski lift is one kilometre on foot. 

Lauterbrunnen train station, cafes and restaurants are a short ten minute walk away.

The exceptional space and separate bedrooms makes this an ideal apartment for a large group of friends or a multi generational trip.


The large apartment has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and can sleep up to six people. 

It is elegantly decorated in white and red tones and wooden furniture. Sheepskin rugs and wall art add a homely, cosy vibe. 


The top floor, sloping roof apartment has a fully equipped kitchen including a dishwasher and a rare washing machine plus a balcony. Guests have access to free parking. 

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Breathtaking Waterfall Apartment 

As the name of the apartment suggests, this property is located just 400 metres from Staubbach Falls. 

The centrally located apartment is perfect for large groups of skiers (or hikers) as it has a useful ski storage facility and is just 400 metres from the nearest ski lift. 

Accommodation in Lauterbrunnen doesn’t get much better than this exceptional property. 


This stunning apartment has three bedrooms and one bathroom and can sleep up to eight people. 

It has a modern decor with dark wood floors and furniture with white linens. 


There is a large separate dining and living area with an L shaped sofa and  cable television plus a fully equipped kitchen. 

Floor to ceiling bi folding doors lead from the living room onto a balcony offering spectacular mountain and waterfall views. 

Free parking and free WiFi is available. 

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Luxury Family Apartment

This gorgeous apartment is perfect for families seeking a home away from home but with a touch of luxury. 

The apartment is situated 300 metres from Staubbach Falls and is a short five minute walk from the centre of Lauterbrunnen and the train station. 


The family sized apartment can sleep up to seven people in three bedrooms using a combination of single, double and bunk beds.

The apartment shows attention to detail in its thoughtful art and soft furnishings and is sure to make any family feel at home.


The apartment has a huge living and dining area plus a separate kitchen equipped with a full oven and microwave. 

Its large balcony has two seating areas and provides breathtaking mountain views. Ski storage, free WiFi and parking is available on site.

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Luxury Penthouse Apartment

Situated 600 metres from Staubbach Falls, this outstanding penthouse apartment is ideally located for skiing, cycling and hiking activities. 

Due to its large size and spacious living areas, this luxury apartment is perfect for families or groups of friends. 


This modern apartment has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and can sleep up to eight people. All the penthouse rooms have sloping wooden beamed roofs and one of the bedrooms boasts a private balcony.

With the wooden floor and wood furniture, guests will feel as if they are staying in a traditional Swiss chalet. 


Guests can enjoy free WiFi and free parking. 

The open plan apartment has a living room with a L shaped sofa plus a dining area. The well equipped kitchen boasts a dishwasher, full oven and microwave. 

Ski storage is available on site. 

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Stylish Chalet Apartment 

This gorgeous and conveniently located apartment offers views of Staubbach Falls from every room.

Additionally, there are spectacular uninterrupted views of the mountains and alpine meadows of the Lauterbrunnen valley. 

The property is perfect for active visitors as there are cable cars for skiers and hikers, cross country ski trails, tennis courts and a swimming pool all within walking distance of the apartment.

The chalet is a short ten minute walk from the centre of Lauterbrunnen but is situated in a quiet area away from main roads. 

This apartment is a fantastic option for families with young children or anyone with mobility issues as it is located on the ground floor and is level throughout. 


The property has two good sized bedrooms. The larger room has a king size oak frame bed whilst the second bedroom can sleep three people in single and bunk beds. 


Due to the windows in every room and large glass doors in the living area, this is a bright, light filled apartment. 

There is a separate fully equipped kitchen complete with a dishwasher, washing machine and a useful drier. 

The spacious open plan living room has a sofa and a dining area from which french doors lead onto a large sun terrace. 

Guests have use of a private ski room and garage. 

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Final Thoughts

Lauterbrunnen Valley is a spectacular location to visit all year round. There are sights and activities for all ages and interests in whichever season you choose to visit. 

I hope this guide to hotel and accommodation in Lauterbrunnen has helped you find the perfect place to stay for your upcoming trip to this special part of Switzerland.

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