Hotel Cloître de l'île Saint-Pierre, Erlach
|St. Petersinsel, 3235, Erlach, Bern canton, SWITZERLAND.|
Description: Hotel Cloître de l'île Saint-PierreThis unique property enjoys a fabulous location on the l'île Saint-Pierre, a beautiful peninsula-island on lake Biel-Bienne, in the Jura region of Switzerland. Set in a sympathetically restored monastery, originally built in the twelfth century, Hotel Cloître de l'île Saint-Pierre offers exclusive accommodation and fine cuisine in a fabulous heritage setting.
Perfect for quiet holidays on this delightful traffic-free island, Hotel Cloître de l'île Saint-Pierre is ideal for pleasant walks and easy cycling trips, generally being the only permitted form of access to the island other than by boat. Regular scheduled ferry services connect the island with the towns and villages on the lake, and the hotel also has its own "navette" water-taxi service. Surrounded by carefully tended vineyards, woods and meadows, Hotel Cloître de l'île Saint-Pierre is a haven of peace and tranquillity.
The restaurant at Hotel Cloître de l'île Saint-Pierre serves delicious menus based on regional cuisine and the finest local produce - freshly caught fish from the lake, Seeland fruite and vegetables, naturally raised beef from local farms - all served in the elegant atmosphere of the dining rooms or out of doors in the courtyard. The hotel's rooms are decorated in two unique styles. Historic rooms feature antique furniture and period décor, while the rest offer a skilful combination of heritage elements - stone walls, elegant parquet flooring - with elegant minimalist furnishing and ultra-modern en-suite bathrooms.
Type of rooms: Hotel Cloître de l'île Saint-PierreDouble Room with Vineyard View:
Elegant rooms with a view of the vineyards, two single beds and an en-suite bathroom. Room size 16 sq m.
Abbey Double Room:
These charming rooms have a view of the vineyards or lake, two single beds and an en-suite bathroom. They feature the original bare-stone walls of the abbey, and modern details and furnishings. Room size 20 sq m.
Historic Double Room:
These spacious rooms feature a lake view, two historic beds and an en-suite bathroom. Room size 30 sq m.
Wellness Junior Suite:
These are spacious rooms with a lake view, a king-size bed,a living area and a modern bathroom with a free-standing bath and shower. Suite size 40 sq m.
Historic Junior Suite:
These spacious Junior Suites overlook the lake, and feature two large canopy beds, a living area with antique furniture, and an en-suite bathroom. Room size 40 sq m.
Additional information: Hotel Cloître de l'île Saint-Pierre
Guests are kindly informed that the hotel is located on a traffic-free island. Access is by ferry from Biel and other points around the lake.
Transfers can also be arranged on the hotel's private boat. Charges apply. Paying parking is available by the ferry port at Erlach.
Pets are allowed on request.
Number of rooms: 13
Official category: 3 stars.
Languages spoken: French, German, English.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, Maestro.
Restaurant closed: Restaurant open daily from 11:30am. to 17:00pm. and from 18:00pm. to 21:00pm.
How to get here: L?île Saint-Pierre is a traffic-free peninsula on lake Biel-Bienne, attached to Cerlier (Erlach) by the romantic chemin des Païens.
Access to the hotel and restaurant is by the "navette", the island's private water taxi, with sailings from Cerlier (Erlach) or Locraz (Lüscherz), according to timetable and reservation.
Scheduled ferry services are also available from the lakeside towns.
GPS Coordinates: 47° 4' 11.42'' N 7° 8' 33.36'' E
Nearest airport: Bern Airport - 60,8 km.