Best hotels and hostels in Fribourg, Drei-Seen-Land and The Jura

  • Top ChoiceLodging in Pays de Fribourg

    Hotel Cailler

    The charming, externally retro, internally modern, Swiss-chic Hotel Cailler has a secret underground passage (OK, it's not a secret…) linking the hotel to Les Bains de la Gruyère opposite. Sexy chalet-style rooms and suites feature lots of exposed alpine wood, chocolate leather accents and some have balconies and/or spa tubs. Bring someone special or you'll feel like a loner.

  • Top ChoiceLodging in Pays de Fribourg

    Le Sapin

    This handsome, historic hotel in the heart of Charmey is a respectable choice for its compact though comfortable rooms with balconies, downy comforters, stylish furnishings and general Alpine vibe. The entire property has been recently refurbished to a high standard.

  • Top ChoiceLodging in Neuchâtel

    Hôtel Beau Rivage

    Overlooking the lake and sculpture-studded gardens, this majestic hotel is five-star magic – as is its spa, verandah bar and the culinary wonders of its restaurant team.

  • Top ChoiceLodging in Neuchâtel

    Ecohotel L’Aubier

    This spirit-soothing, green sleep is squirrelled away on a biodynamic farm in Montezillion, a hamlet 8km southwest of Neuchâtel. Contemporary, light-flooded rooms overlook fields of grazing cows, whose milk is mixed with carrot juice to make carrot cheese. Buy it alongside chestnut pasta, farm-baked bread and other organic products in the hotel’s well-stocked eco-shop.

  • Top ChoiceLodging in The Jura Mountains

    Auberge du Mouton

    Built in 1715 this historic inn in the heart of Porrentruy's Old Town is the only place for savvy travellers to stay when in town. Rooms retain their historic bones, but have been freshly updated with new bedding and white whites with occasional antique accents. Junior suites have their own private balcony.

  • Top ChoiceLodging in Drei-Seen-Land

    Hotel Kreuz

    This lakefront hotel in an old patrician’s house with painted shutters has been run by the same welcoming family for generations. It has a Renaissance soul and a garden by the water (swimming allowed). Its bistro serves wine produced from its own vines and great local dishes.

  • Lodging in Neuchâtel

    L’Aubier

    Soulful sleeping above one of Neuchâtel’s greenest eating spaces is what this lovely nine-room, 4th-floor cafe-hotel is all about. Find it in an old building with diagonal-striped shutters peeping down on a sword-wielding knight.

  • Lodging in Neuchâtel

    Hôtel de l’Ecluse

    Stride down Rue de l'Ecluse to find the entrance of this attractive house with blue wooden shutters. Rooms are modern with kitchenettes, and the stone-clad courtyard out back is a breath of fresh air. Weekend rates are lower and guests who don't want breakfast pay Sfr15 less.

  • Lodging in The Jura Mountains

    Ibis Delémont Delsberg

    When you're not exactly spoiled for choice in Delémont, this low-cost chain hotel has 76 compact, basic rooms near the train station that offer value and consistency. Unlike many small hotels in Switzerland, rooms are air-conditioned and check-in time is from noon.

  • Lodging in The Jura Mountains

    A CÔTE

    This newly refurbished guesthouse is a great place to unwind after a day chasing fairies. There's a convivial cafe/bar downstairs and two bright, airy rooms furnished with Swiss-German flair upstairs for when that sweet sleep comes.

  • Lodging in Neuchâtel

    Auberg’Inn

    A hostel-style place to stay next to a chivalrous fountain, this trend-setting inn flaunts five design-driven rooms on the upper floors (no lift) of a late-Renaissance townhouse. Find reception around the back at Café du Cerf.

  • Lodging in Drei-Seen-Land

    La Suite

    Payerne's only noteworthy accommodation isn't worth writing home about, but it has pleasant, clean rooms with comfortable beds and an on-site restaurant.

  • Lodging in Drei-Seen-Land

    Ferme de la Corbière

    About 12km from Payerne, on the outskirts of Estavayer-le-Lac, you'll find this sunny campground by the lake, popular with Swiss families.

  • Lodging in The Jura Mountains

    Camping du Val-de-Travers

    If you're hiking or cycling around the Val de Travers, this leafy campground in Fleurier is a great spot to pitch a tent.

  • Lodging in The Jura Mountains

    Ferme Montavon

    This rustic farm on the Swiss–French border has one room in the farmhouse and a bed of straw in the eaves of a huge hay barn – stable to goats and cows in winter. Bring your own sleeping bag and warm clothes, irrespective of season. Advance reservations are essential.