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    Balmer's Hostel

    Hauptstrasse 23 - 33, Matten bei Interlaken, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
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    • Excellent46%
    • Very good30%
    • Average14%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    “beer garden” (9 reviews)
    “games room” (12 reviews)
    “tent village” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
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    Multilingual Staff
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    11 - 15 of 307 reviews

    Reviewed 25 August 2017

    I was with a group of 16 other backpackers and we stayed 3 nights in the tent village. Beautiful location, nice comfortable beds, and nice accommodations. The village was right outside of town, nothing more than a 15-minute walk. The staff was very friendly, other...More

    Thank BrookeNissley
    Response from BalmersHostel, General Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 28 August 2017

    Thank you for the kind review and for sharing your experience with us, it makes us very happy to receive feedback like this. We really hope to welcome you back soon!

    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    I came here as a solo traveller, but left with tons of incredible new friends. Balmers provides the best atmosphere that combines the perfect environment for chill and party. The staff are SO friendly and helpful and they made me feel right at home. The...More

    Thank EllieExplores
    Response from BalmersHostel, General Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 18 August 2017

    Thank you so much for an incredible review, we always strive to give the best possible experience! We sincerely hope to see you again !

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    I have been bringing groups of students to Europe for close to 20 years. We have ALWAYS stayed at Balmers. We always stay for at least 3 nights. The atmosphere is great - the staff is AMAZING. Lilly "from France" - is gracious, kind, and...More

    Thank nsgood71
    Response from BalmersHostel, Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 16 August 2017

    We cannot wait for you to bring back more of your groups, we are so happy for all your kind support over the years!! See you next year again!!

    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    Balmer's was the first place I stayed on my own in Europe, and I was a bit nervous about that, but they couldn't have made me feel more comfortable and at ease. All of the staff were so warm and so helpful! If your priorities...More

    Thank Hannah H
    Response from BalmersHostel, General Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 14 August 2017

    Wow, what a fantastic review, we are so happy to hear about your wonderful stay and experience, thanks for sharing it with the world! We apologize about the showers, we hope you had a chance to try our our new shower block! We wish you...More

    Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

    One of the favorite hostels we have been too. We had a private room with a shared bathroom. Twin bunk beds, allowed us to cuddle on one. We only booked a few days in Interlaken and realized it has so much to offer, and Balmers...More

    Thank adrnplta
    Response from BalmersHostel, Guest Relations Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 3 August 2017

    Thank you so much for such a great review! We are very happy you enjoyed your stay, and really hope to see you again .-)

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Canton of Bern >
    • Bernese Oberland >
    • Interlaken >
    • Matten bei Interlaken
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    19 September 2017|
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    Response from BalmersHostel | Property representative |
    I see that your question has already been correctly answered by guests that have stayed with us before. But just to confirm, we indeed have lockers where you can store your luggage safely. The locker area is situated in... More
    28 May 2017|
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    Response from BalmersHostel | Property representative |
    Hello, we are a 20 minute walk but it's best to take the bus 104 to get to us , after your stay we will give you a free bus pass!
    Meg H
    15 May 2017|
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    Response from BalmersHostel | Property representative |
    Hello, we don't recommend it during the high season on weekends but otherwise we do not think it is a problem. If you let us know once you have booked we can try and place you in a room away from the club side.There are many... More
    Room Tips
    "best atmosphere, best staff"
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    "All rooms have great views and comfortable beds"
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    "if staying in hammock room, it is a good idea to bring blanket(s) as it gets cold at night, even in the summer"
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    "Go for Balmers Tent Village"
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