The hotel is centrally located in a quiet and relaxing area and offers breathtaking views of the lake, castle and the Berne Alps. It is easily reachable by car (the nearest motorway exit is 1.2 km away) and by public transport (Spiez train station is 300 m away and there is a local bus station in front of the hotel). The main attractions including Spiez Castle and the lakeshores (boat excursions) are within walking distance of the hotel. Niesen Summit Railway and the historic town of Thun (Old Town with a castle and museums) are reachable in less than 15 minutes. Interlaken is 17 km away and Berne is 37 km away. Bern International Airport is approximately 28 km from the hotel.||The cosy historical hotel, built in 1900 and renovated in 2005, offers a magnificent view over Spiez Castle, Lake Thun and the snow-topped mountain peaks (Eiger Mönch and Jungfrau) of the Bernese Oberland Alps. Guests are welcomed in the lobby, which features lift access to the upper floors. Guests can dine in the excellent gastronomic restaurant (14 Gault Millau points) with its sunny terrace. In addition to the 18 guest rooms, the hotel offers a wide range of further amenities including meeting and banquet facilities, free wireless Internet access, as well as free parking spaces and a secure bike storage room.||The cosy non-smoking rooms are appointed with a lot of wood and feature an en suite bathroom with a shower, WC and hairdryer. Rooms come further equipped with cable TV, a radio and a direct dial telephone. They face south and offer a beautiful view of Lake Thun and the famous mountain tops of the Bernese Oberland. They either have a small balcony or direct access to the terrace, as well as featuring central heating and individually regulated air conditioning as standard.||Fans of the fairway can head to the nearest golf course, Golf Club Thunersee, which is approximately 10 km from the hotel.||A hearty buffet breakfast is served each morning.