/ Kandersteg Accommodation
The Gemmi Lodge used to be very good and cheap, but not been there for years now.
we stayed at Gemmi Lodge in 2009, it was fine.
I tried to book Gemmi for Feb 2011. Despite trying to book well in advance, they did not answer my e-mails except for a couple of weeks before i went to tell me they were full.
I'd booked other accommodation by then and stayed at www.chaletheimelig.com which is in the centre (Gemmi is miles out of town) The chalet cost four of us CHF 772.60 for 7 nights. roughly £20 a night, self catering.
I e-mailed tourist info firstname.lastname@example.org letting them know what accommodation i wanted and they circulated it all places with vacancies. These places the E-mailed me back with offers and prices.
We flew to Geneva and caught a train to Kandersteg (excellent train service) as you don't need a car once you're there.
Further info on http://www.rock-ice.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=108&Itemid=82
For basic accommodation try the International Scout Centre. The rooms in the new chalet are comfortable, not sure as to the existence of a drying room though (nothing on the website) as I've have not had to use one when been there in the summer and skiing!
www.kisc.ch Non scout price per night: Old chalet CHF23, New chalet CHF30
Laundry and drying room in the basement of the old chalet. Plus a huge one at the back of the Kander-Lodge.
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