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MILIBACH, MEIRINGEN, SWITZERLAND - HEARTLAND

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The Milibach is a small two-story chalet in a quiet neighborhood of Meiringen, a small town with gorgeous mountain scenery and great transportation connections.

Its two bedrooms are on the ground floor. There is a bedroom with a double bed and a smaller bedroom with two twin beds placed end to end. Also on the ground floor is a bathroom with shower.

The second floor is reached by a spiral staircase with 13 steps. On the second floor is an open plan kitchen/dining room/living room. The kitchen has most modern conveniences, but does not have a microwave or dishwasher. The comfortable living room has a TV with cable. There is a small balcony on the second floor with seating for two and a beautiful view of the mountains and of other nearby houses. There is also a second bathroom with shower on the second floor.

The apartment is in a quiet neighborhood about a 10-15 minute walk from the train station. It's only about 5 minutes to the gondola station with service to the Hasliberg mountainside with its many scenic hiking trails. The closest restaurant is a pizzeria less than 5 minutes away. Further up the main street are other restaurants, grocery stores, and shops.

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Property Details

SLEEPING

Two bedrooms, one with double (combined twins) and one with two singles.

BATHROOMS

Two bathrooms with shower, one on each level.

KITCHEN

Modern kitchen

LAUNDRY

Washing machine and dryer

LEVEL

1st and 2nd floors

ACCESSIBILITY

Set on two floors, spiral staircase to second floor with 13 steps

TRANSPORTATION

10-15 minutes to train station. 5 minutes to gondola station (gondolas to Hasliberg)

MINUSES

Spiral staircase to second floor

PLUSES

Balcony

SPECIAL FEATURES

Balcony, Wi-Fi, cable TV

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What's included with the Switzerland - Heartland Untour?

  • One or two weeks in a private Swiss apartment or chalet, often with spectacular views of the lakes and mountains.
  • Suggestions for booking your international flight from the U.S. to Zurich, or we can purchase tickets on your behalf. (Click for more information on Untours' air policies.)
  • Transfer assistance for most arrivals at the Zurich airport, with detailed instructions that allow you to reach your village with ease.
  • An 8 or 15-day Swiss Rail Pass valid on trains, buses, lake ships; free entry to over 400 museums in Switzerland.
  • An orientation session given by our very experienced local staff covering rail and sightseeing.
  • Local information and our Swiss Heartland Dream Book and Swiss Hiking Guide, both researched and written by Untours staff, chock-full of suggestions for scenic hiking trails and day trips.
  • A local cultural activity, such as a visit to an alpine village, a guided city tour, or a visit to a traditional alpine cheese maker’s hut.
  • A dinner party (selected dates only) or excursion with lunch.
  • Use of an Untours cell phone while on location.
  • A stash of groceries upon your arrival, so you don’t need to shop right away.
  • Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email right up until you leave.
  • Ongoing support with our local representative. Help available when you need it.
  • Special savings for kids 15 and under on this Untour in qualifying apartments. Call for details.

Landlord or Host for Milibach, Meiringen, Switzerland - Heartland

The owners of the Milibach chalet live near Bern, but they have a caretaker in Meiringen who is available for any issue that might come up. And Swiss staff is just a phone call away.

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Meiringen, Switzerland - Heartland, Home of Milibach

Meiringen, a bustling small town of 5,000, lies in a deep valley surrounded by high mountains, from which drop numerous spectacular waterfalls. Located on one of the most important and centuries-old trade routes through the Alps, Meiringen’s reputation as a tourist center started with Louis Agassiz’s scientific expedition to the Grimsel Pass in the nineteenth century and the coming of the car.

Today, it is the point of origin for more exciting Alpine bus trips than perhaps any town in Europe (Grimsel and Susten Passes, Rosenlaui and Grindelwald.) It is also the starting point for excursions to the famous Aare Gorge, formed during the last Ice Age, and the Reichenbach waterfalls. Michael’s Church is one of the most beautiful concert halls in central Europe and venue for an annual music festival in the summer.

Meiringen offers a great variety of restaurants, 2 large supermarkets, shops of all kinds, banks and ATMs, a fascinating local folk culture museum and excavations of ruins dating back to the first millennium.

If that’s not enough, an amazing number of walks, hikes and climbs originate within 30 minutes of the town and range from easy to challenging.

Meiringen is well situated as a central base for travel throughout Switzerland or as the starting point for excursions into the high Alps of the Bernese Oberland. Hourly rail service on the famed Brunig Pass line connects it in 35 minutes with the resort town of Interlaken and in 90 minutes with the city of Luzern.

"I can't imagine a more wonderful setting for our visit. Meiringen is a lovely town with accessibility to major cities. We went to Lausanne, Montreaux, Lucerne, Bern, Thun and Interlaken (many times), Murren and many points in between. What a great way to experience the cultures of Switzerland!" A. Cain

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Ratings for Milibach, Meiringen, Switzerland - Heartland

CREATURE COMFORT FEATUREPOSSIBLE POINTS
SCORE
Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)55
Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)22
Sunlight32
Size33
View76
Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)44
Bathroom (attractive, functional)33
Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)55
Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool54
Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)22
Sleeping facilities comfort54
Quiet44
TOTAL5045
LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATUREPOSSIBLE
POINTS

SCORE
Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)126
Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings87
Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the neighborhood (if it is in a city or larger town) or the village (if it is in a country/rural Untour)88
Distance to Transportation/Major Roads98
Shopping (access to everyday supplies)54
Well-Situated To See The Region or City88


An Explanation of the Ratings:
The first column of figures is the highest score possible in each category. The column on the far right is the score for this particular apartment in this category. For this set of ratings, we have asked every Untour staff person who has seen the apartment to rate the individual features. Many of these staff people have been in a position to hear reports (good and bad) from customers over the years, so they offer a particularly well-informed perspective. Nevertheless, customer ratings will be included in the overall ratings as soon as possible.

Please keep in mind that tastes vary. These ratings give an overall sense of how most people feel about a factor; you are in the best position to know if your tastes and requirements are likely to be in the mainstream of opinion or if you have particular needs. If you have any questions about the meaning of any of the factors rated, or about this apartment, please call our office toll-free at 1-999-868-6871. You can nearly always talk directly with someone who has personally seen the accommodation.


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