Untours - Chalet Suter, Kandersteg, Switzerland - Oberland
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☆ Locally Owned! ☆
This property is locally owned and operated. The money we pay for your accommodation will benefit the local economy where you will be staying.

The Chalet Suter apartment with its traditional Swiss feel can accommodate up to 4 people comfortably. It is located in the beautiful alpine village of Kandersteg. Stores, restaurants and the busy Kandersteg rail station are all within a flat five- to ten-minute walk.

The living area is light-filled with plenty of comfortable seating and offers a separate dining area, and a nicely equipped kitchen. The two south-facing windows in the living area open up to a view of the garden, some neighboring chalets and the imposing rock face of Biberg. The outdoor space lends itself to enjoying the views. The lovely and spacious garden outside the house can be used for relaxation after a busy day of sightseeing and for outdoor dining.

Occupancy: This property sleeps 1-4 people. | Disclaimer | Print Page

Property Details


2 bedrooms with 2 twin beds


1 with tub/shower combination


Kitchen with 3 burner stove, oven, fondue and raclette, blender, coffee maker


Landlord will do laundry for a fee


2nd floor


1 flight of stairs


5-7 minute walk to train


no phone (cell phone available upon special request)


WiFi ,Large garden with patio, lawn and play area


Satellite TV and Radio

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What's included with the Switzerland - Oberland 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 Oberland Dream Book and Swiss Hiking Guide, both researched and written by Untours staff, chock-full of suggestions for scenic hiking trails and day trips.
  • Depending on the length of your stay, a group activity such as a local excursion or a lunch.
  • 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 Chalet Suter, Kandersteg, Switzerland - Oberland

Landlord lives offsite, however a caretaker is nearby.

Kandersteg, Switzerland - Oberland, Home of Chalet Suter

Kandersteg Untourists reach their village by a railway that features a spectacular climb through the Kander Valley to this surprisingly large plateau at almost 4,000 feet. The train ride to Kandersteg from Thun is fascinating, passing through 2 tunnels between Frutigen and Kandersteg where the train reverses directions completely to gain altitude by spiraling inside the mountain.

Kandersteg is a village of about 1,000 people with no fewer than 30 restaurants!

Lying at the foot of the rugged escarpments that frame the snow-capped peaks of the Blumlisalp to the east and dip into a green Alpine basin, Kandersteg is best known for its location at the north end of the Lotschberg tunnel. Thanks to the tunnel, residents and visitors alike have access to the valley of Lotschental, which has kept its unique Alpine traditions, perhaps more than any other region in Switzerland. Kandersteg offers 3 lifts to surrounding peaks in the summer, banks, ATMs and a supermarket.

Kandersteg is also the center for a new kind of hang gliding called paragliding, which is really more parachuting than hang gliding, safer than either and easily learned. Although Kandersteg is a paradise for hikers, it can be enjoyed by non-hikers as well.

Customer comments about Chalet Suter, Kandersteg, Switzerland - Oberland

"Comfortable and well stocked. Landlord was helpful and concerned about us. " Ronald Hendrix

"Chalet Suter was perfect for us. Only a few minutes from the train station. Our chalet was beautiful and our landlady, Frau Suter, was a very gracious host. I will definitely return to Chalet Andreas!" Sonja Carpenter

Ratings for Chalet Suter, Kandersteg, Switzerland - Oberland

Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)54
Phone (yes, limited, no)22
Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)22
Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)44
Bathroom (attractive, functional)33
Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)55
Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool55
Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)22
Sleeping facilities comfort55

Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)1210
Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings88
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)55
Well-Situated To See The Region or City88

An Explanation of the Ratings:

These ratings come from a combination of customer reviews and the reports of Untours staff who have seen the apartments and/or followed reports from customers over the years.

These ratings give a sense of how most people feel, but your tastes and requirements may vary. If you have any questions about this apartment, please call us at 1-888-868-6871. You can talk to someone who has seen the accommodation.

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Cathrin Baumbach
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Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, Greece, E. Europe

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Our staff has inspected this property and the above description and photographs reflect what they saw at that time. It is possible that the owner has made changes to the property without our knowledge. While we do our best to keep up with any changes or improvements made to our properties, we cannot guarantee that everything in the above description will be accurate.