Thank you for a great 2022 season! We will reopen for the 2023 season on April 19th. Our current reservation office hours are Monday-Friday 9 am until 1 pm. We look forward to seeing you in the spring!

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Balsam was once the manager's cottage for the original 1910 Switzerland Inn. A bark covered cottage, Balsam rental cottage is a great choice for a spacious and private getaway vacation. Separate living area, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 4 double beds, gas fireplace and front porch with rocking chairs make the Balsam Cottage ideal for a peaceful family retreat.


  • Bark Covered Cottage with Gas Log Fireplace
  • 2 Bedrooms with Four Full Sized Beds
  • Front Porch with Rocking Chairs
  • Two Full Baths
  • Separate Living Area
  • Flat Screen TV with Digital Cable
  • Mini-fridge
  • Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker
  • Convertible Sofa
  • Desk
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries supplied by Natura
  • Engraved Switzerland Inn Glasses and Mugs
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Use of all Hotel Features and Services