Meiringen in the heart of Switzerland

Surrounded by vacation happiness

Meiringen is situated in the Bernese Oberland, nestling between the famous Alpine passes of Grimsel, Susten and Brünig. Meiringen is the principal village and vibrant heart of the region. The Hotel Victoria is located in the centre of this fine village with excellent links to trains, buses, leisure activities and beautiful shops. Here, you can reach the many excursion destinations, attractions and mountain railways that Haslital has to offer in no time at all - either on your own or with public transport. 

Swiss Peak Resorts in Meiringen BE im Winter mit Schnee. Aufgenommen im Januar 2021. ©David Birri

Vacation in Meiringen

Fancy a car-free, sustainable vacation?

What about a car-free vacation in the Bernese Oberland? With the Hotel Victoria, it's absolutely possible!  The ideal location in the heart of Meiringen, close to the rail and bus station and the superb network of public transport with its legendary Swiss post buses and many mountain railways make a stay without a car a real experience.

Top tip:

You get a Haslital Tourist Card with public transport ticket to use for free while you stay with us.

Contact & address

Victoria - Alpine Boutique Hotel & Fine Dining

Bahnhofplatz 9
CH-3860 Meiringen

Tel.:+41 (0)33 972 10 40

GPS data: 46°72'74.3"N | 8°18'65.4"E

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Your route to holiday happiness!

… By road

From Basel & Zürich

Take the motorway towards Lucerne, where you turn off onto the A8 towards Interlaken. From Sarnen, the cantonal road takes you over the scenic Brünig Pass to Meiringen. You can reach your destination in approx. 30 minutes from Sarnen.

The Brünig Pass is also open in winter. Please check the information from theTCS road condition report.

From Bern & Interlaken

Take the A6 motorway towards Spiez, where you change onto the A8 towards Interlaken. From Interlaken, the well-maintained cantonal road along Lake Brienz takes you directly to Meiringen. From Interlaken you can reach your destination in approx. 25 minutes.

... By rail

You can reach Meiringen comfortably and easily by train (hourly connections) through Basel or Zürich via Lucerne, the Brünig Pass to Meiringen or through Bern via Interlaken to Meiringen.

The Hotel Victoria is just a few minutes' walk from the railway station.

SBB online timetable

... By air

Distances from the airports:

  • from Zürich-Kloten airport to Meiringen: approx. 100 km
  • from Bern-Belp airport to Meiringen: approx. 90 km
  • from Basel Mulhouse airport to Meiringen: approx. 150 km
  • from Geneva airport to Meiringen: approx. 250 km

SBB luggage service

Travel relaxed without luggage within Switzerland from the airport - SBB will take your luggage from the airport to Meiringen railway station.

Flight baggage service

That's where I want to go!

Hot spots and attractions on the doorstep

The Haslital is not only home to hundreds of mountain peaks, but also glistening lakes, blooming Alpine meadows and an incredible number of natural wonders and sights. The variety on offer in such a compact space is unique! Feel the spray of the Reichenbach Falls, marvel at the depths of the Aare Gorge or wonder at the magic of the Rosenlaui Glacier. Let yourself be whisked up the Hasliberg on a gondola or carried away by the story of master detective Sherlock Holmes. Even the really famous names such as the Jungfraujoch or the Schilthorn are just a stone's throw away.

Excursion destinations

Aarenschlucht im Sommer im Haslital

FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

about your stay at the 4-star Boutique Hotel Victoria in Meiringen.

What is the best way to get to Meiringen?

You can easily reach Meiringen by train or car. The village is well connected to the Swiss transportation network.

Where is the public transport ticket valid?

You can use the following lines free of charge with the public transport ticket linked to the guest card (Haslital Tourist Card):

  • 158 PostBus line | Reuti - Brünig
  • 171 PostBus line | Innertkirchen - Guttannen/Handegg
  • 172 PostBus line | Innertkirchen - Obermaad
  • 174 PostBus line | Brienzwiler - Meiringen - Geissholz
  • 470 central railway line | Brünig-Hasliberg - Meiringen - Brienzwiler
  • 474 central railway line | Meiringen - Innertkirchen
  • 2480.8 Meiringen - Hasliberg Reuti cable car 

Is there a car park at the hotel?

There is a car park for our guests directly at the hotel. Reservation is not required. The car park costs CHF 5.00 per night.

What outdoor activities are there in Meiringen?

In Meiringen you can experience hiking, skiing, climbing and many other outdoor activities and enjoy Alpine highlights in the Haslital and the Bernese Oberland. Or you can visit the Sherlock Holmes Museum and follow in the footsteps of the famous detective.

When is the best time to visit Meiringen?

Meiringen and Haslital are always worth a visit! Skiing, freeriding and snowboarding are the order of the day in the winter months. But there are plenty of opportunities for sledging, winter hiking, cross-country skiing and enjoying nature too. In summer, the mountains of the Swiss Alps attract hikers, mountain bikers and climbers, while the Alpine passes are perfect for racing bikes. Meiringen is an ideal starting point for a wide range of activities.

Longing for something exceptional?

Book now and experience Meiringen

The mountains, the food, the hospitality - these are not just offers. They're promises. When a longing for something exceptional takes you, discover our unique location. Book now and experience the Hotel Victoria.

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