Interlaken is located at the heart of Switzerland and can be easily reached by rail, road, and air. Whether you're hosting a conference, seminar, gala, or any other event, Interlaken offers all kinds of venues to make your event something very special. The town is well connected by rail and road to all major Swiss cities and airports. It has two main rail stations: Interlaken Ost (East) and West stations. The West station is well connected to the rest of Switzerland and some European cities including Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Salzburg. The closest airport to Interlaken is the Bern Airport, which is 45 minutes away by road and about an hour and a half by train.
Nestled between two lakes and surrounded by a unique mountain backdrop, this traditional resort town offers magnificent halls with historic grandeur, stylish modern places, and even converted cowsheds and party boats. In the heart of it all lies the Congress Centre Kursaal Interlaken. With striking features and innovative architecture, the conference centre boasts an event area of 5,000 square metres that can cater to more than 2,000 guests. The venue has 19 different rooms, with three are halls over 900 square metres.
Interlaken has more than 1,500 rooms in its various three and five-star hotels. The town has 10 seminar hotels that are centrally located and within walking distance from the Congress Centre. Some of these include Hotel Artos, Hotel Royal – St. Georges, Carlton-Europe Hotel, and Hotel Goldey. Hotel Artos' conference rooms are perfect for small or large-scale events and are equipped with technology features to fuel your best events. The spacious and versatile banquet halls can accommodate up to 180 people and can be used to host conferences, panel discussions, presentations, receptions, workshops, concerts, banquets, and weddings.
Victoria – Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa is a traditional five-star hotel that offers 224 rooms and 20 conference rooms for up to 400 people. Other five-star hotels in the area include Lindner Grand Hotel Beau Rivage, Wellness & Spa-Hotel Beatus Merligen, and Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof Grindelwald. Lindner Grand Hotel has 12 meeting and conference rooms available for seminars, workshops, and festivities and can accommodate up to 350 people. Hotel Bellevue offers 37 rooms and 80 beds, and it's just a 4-minute walk from the train station Interlaken West and the Congress Centre.
Interlaken offers a perfect blend of modernity and tradition as well as work and pleasure. Enrich your events with Interlaken's mountainous and natural areas that your delegates will simply love. Lake Thun and Lake Brienz provide the perfect accompanying programme for nature lovers, summiteers, adventurers, action addicts, cavers, etc. For teambuilding activates, try the natural backdrop of the Bernese Oberland for the perfect and unforgettable shared adventure. Crowned by the UNESCO World Heritage Mountains of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau, the breathtaking alpine landscape around Interlaken makes it a perfect backdrop for successful conferences and memorable events.