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Storytelling is part of the fabric of Märchenhotel Braunwald, which has been inspiring children’s imaginations for 40 years. Sometimes it even writes its own special chapter – like that of Nico, whose short stories have made their way into the hotel’s repertoire of fairy tales.

Märchenhotel Braunwald.

Slides, bouncy castle, syrup fountain, climbing walls, fairy-tale time: at this hotel, young and old guests are well and truly spoiled.


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Enchanted by stories. How the fairy tales came to the Märchenhotel.


Story of the Märchenhotel.

The former Hotel Bellevue became the Märchenhotel by chance. Forty years ago, there was a girl who wouldn’t stop crying during dinner. The hotel manager took her aside and told her a fairy tale, and her tears soon dried up. He promised to tell her another one the following evening. Other children came too, and a vision for a unique Swiss hotel was born.


Once I knewall the fairy tales, I decided to write my own.

A meeting of minds at reception.

Nico had been spending his holidays in the Märchenhotel in Braunwald with his parents and younger sister for many years. He decided it was time to freshen up the repertoire of stories and so he put pen to paper and wrote down his ideas. Not long after, he handed over his first story to hotel manager Patric Vogel.


A world of adventure in the hotel. Fun and variety guaranteed.


Pool position.

Surrounded by majestic mountains, the swimming pool resembles a playground – without limits. And on rainy days, kids can amuse themselves on the hotel slide spanning two floors, in various games rooms and an aquarium lift.


Braunwald, Maerchenhotel Bellevue

Relief for the parents. Peace and relaxation guaranteed.

  • 9 hours. Nine hours of professional childcare are offered from a young age each day.
  • 6 p.m. At 6 p.m., the fairy-tale fay or storytelling uncle tell an exciting “once upon a time” tale.
  • From three nights. On request, all children’s clothes can be washed free of charge the day before departure.
  • CHF 0 Stay for two nights or more and travel to the Märchenhotel on public transport free.

Multi-generation holidays.

Spending time with family: the Märchenhotel (fairy-tale hotel) is perfectly equipped for three generations of family. Be it a walk together, massage or whizzing down a slide – alongside great activities for the little ones, there is also plenty to delight parents and grandparents.