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Balmers Hostel

Hauptstrasse 23-25 3800 Interlaken

Highlights

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Bar
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Common Room

Important Information

Dear Client,
Please note that the room Basic 5 Bed Mixed Dorm advertised on Hostelworld for Sfr 5 a night is a hammock room (NO BEDS). This offer is only valid in June, July and august and excludes city tax, sales tax and breakfast!
For bookings made for Balmer's Tent Village, breakfast is not included but is available at the hostel for 5.00 chf.

Dear Client,
Please note that as of the 1st August 2014 a visitor’s Tax of Sfr. 2.80 will be added onto your bill in accordance to the local authorities. This is a per person per night rate. We thank you for your cooperation,
Balmers Management

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As the oldest private hostel in Switzerland we have mastered the art of making your time in Interlaken unforgettable. Set in-between two crystal clear blue glacial lakes and at the base of the majestic Jungfrau mountain range, it is hard to beat for a more scenic setting.

With this in mind, Interlaken boasts some of the most adrenalin and scenic adventure activities. In the summer months one can enjoy skydiving, paragliding, canyoning, rafting, bungy out of a gondola and thousands of kilometers of hiking trails (which you can bike too).

In the winter months the area transforms itself to a winter wonderland, with sledding, snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, outdoor ice skating and of course skydiving and paragliding too!

When night falls and most activities are over you can enjoy some drinks (and why not some party dancing) in Nightclub/ Bar where you will meet like minded people and boast and share your adventurous days away.

Come and join us and experience what pushing your comfort zone feels like! There is something for everyone to do! All bookings can be made at our reception - don't forget to ask for our package deals!

Check in from 5pm and check out at 10 am in the winter months!

For later arrivals please mail us and we will leave information at the night reception or bar.

You can arrive anytime during the day and use the lockers at the back of the hostel until you are able to check in.

The rest of the communal areas are all at your disposal.

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Important Information

Dear Client,
Please note that the room Basic 5 Bed Mixed Dorm advertised on Hostelworld for Sfr 5 a night is a hammock room (NO BEDS). This offer is only valid in June, July and august and excludes city tax, sales tax and breakfast!
For bookings made for Balmer's Tent Village, breakfast is not included but is available at the hostel for 5.00 chf.

Dear Client,
Please note that as of the 1st August 2014 a visitor’s Tax of Sfr. 2.80 will be added onto your bill in accordance to the local authorities. This is a per person per night rate. We thank you for your cooperation,
Balmers Management

As the oldest private hostel in Switzerland we have mastered the art of making your time in Interlaken unforgettable. Set in-between two crystal clear blue glacial lakes and at the base of the majestic Jungfrau mountain range, it is hard to beat for a more scenic setting.

With this in mind, Interlaken boasts some of the most adrenalin and scenic adventure activities. In the summer months one can enjoy skydiving, paragliding, canyoning, rafting, bungy out of a gondola and thousands of kilometers of hiking trails (which you can bike too).

In the winter months the area transforms itself to a winter wonderland, with sledding, snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, outdoor ice skating and of course skydiving and paragliding too!

When night falls and most activities are over you can enjoy some drinks (and why not some party dancing) in Nightclub/ Bar where you will meet like minded people and boast and share your adventurous days away.

Come and join us and experience what pushing your comfort zone feels like! There is something for everyone to do! All bookings can be made at our reception - don't forget to ask for our package deals!

Check in from 5pm and check out at 10 am in the winter months!

For later arrivals please mail us and we will leave information at the night reception or bar.

You can arrive anytime during the day and use the lockers at the back of the hostel until you are able to check in.

The rest of the communal areas are all at your disposal.

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

The directions provided at the website to get to the hotel is insufficient. Too far to walk from the stations. Directions on to take bus from stations should be given

Overall
3
Location
2
Cleanliness
3
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Made a very good first impression. It was very good value for money. We enjoyed our stay and would recommend it foe everyone on a tight budget.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

I passed 1 night in the tents. It is ok for 1 or a few nights (after day activities/sports in the region). In addition, there is free spring water from the region. Also, the wifi was working.
To be kept in mind: beds may be a little bit humid in tents; there might not be hot water for the showers; we ear everything (mainly the people in the place since at night, Interlaken is not noisy). But all of this is ok since the place is nice, and I would go there again to stay a few days.

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
3
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Balmer's is a great place to stay. The Staff were incredibly helpful in every way, from getting you checked in - to helping you figure out places to eat and visit. At first glance Balmer's seems to be catered mainly toward young 20 somethings that are backpacking through Europe, or have come to Interlaken for the skydiving, paragliding etc, but it is not. I stayed there with my Father and my brother. We got a 3 person private room in Balmer's Guest House and it was wonderful. The rooms were spacious, the beds were comfortable, and the view was spectacular. The Guest house rooms share a bathroom and kitchen area with one other Guest House suite. The bathroom was spotless, the shower was great. Other amenities: They provide you with free bus passes to use for your entire stay. The free breakfast is not huge, but is a fine enough start to get you out the door and started with your day. They will exchange currency (US to Swiss Francs) for you with no commission. Towels are provided. Balmer's is located in a beautiful quite part of town, that is easy walking distance to many shops, restaurants, and the main street. Also very easy walk to Interlaken West and Ost train stations. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

This place is awesome if your around the age of 20 and going to Switzerland you have to go here. I went with 3 kids my age. We all just graduated highschool and had a blast we didn't want to leave. The bar down stairs is the hot spot around town.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Excellent stay, great facilities and friendly staff. We had an awesome stay!

Overall
5
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
5

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Hotel Amenities

  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Book Exchange
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • STEAMROOM
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines
  • Free breakfast

general

  • Laundry Facilities
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Towels for Hire

laundry

  • Washing Machine

communications

  • Postal Service

parking

  • Bicycle Parking
  • Free Parking

entertainment

  • Board Games

sport& leisure

  • Hot Tub
  • Pool Table
  • Map
  • Streetview
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