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    Balmer's Hostel

    Hauptstrasse 23 - 33, Matten bei Interlaken, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good29%
    • Average14%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
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    Multilingual Staff
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    1.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 313 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This hostel was so well done, the rooms had a lot of space, the breakfasts were really good, pools tables, hammock room and even a little spa pool to relax in after going up Jungfrau. Also close to bus stops to catch a bus into...More

    Thank madelineestelle
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed here with my father for 3 nights. Lady and the front desk was very pleasant and helpful. I don't remember her name but she mentioned she studied in Mexico for a while. She gave us very good tips on the best places to visit...More

    Thank Erick M
    Response from BalmersHostel, Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    We are so happy to hear you had a good time here with your father! We pride ourselves on having a great staff so are equally pleased to hear she gave you some great tips and was very helpful. We thank you for your recommendation...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Me and my Boyfriend stayed here for two days. The hostel is really nice and also the check in was really friendly and helpful. Only the female barkeeper downstairs was not that good. First she was flirting with my boyfriend and later she was kissing...More

    Thank MarshaH86
    Response from BalmersHostel, Guest Relations Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you the review! I am happy you liked the atmosphere in the hostel and that you were given a warm welcome by our reception staff. I regret to hear that you had a misunderstanding with our bartender, I'm certain she did not intend to...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I am always glad to have a change of pace after staying in luxury hotels because the one nice thing about a Hostel is that you get to meet such incredible people. Traveling alone through Europe has its advantages but a good Hostel will always...More

    Thank James M
    Response from BalmersHostel, Front Office Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for the review! We love to see random guests connect with each other at our hostel. After all, frienship is the most valuable souvenir you can take home from travelling. Hope you make many more friends on your way around Europe!

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I had a wonderful time at Balmers. The staff was all very nice, and it was in a perfect location. The Thai restaurant right next to it was delicious also. The hostel itself is very big with a cool hammock room and game room and...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from BalmersHostel, Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Much appreciation for your review! I am delighted that you hold such a warm memories towards our hostel. You are absolutely right about the Thai place next door, it's the best Asian restaurant around! Happy to welcome you back at any time on any day...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$46 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    • Location
    • Switzerland >
    • Canton of Bern >
    • Bernese Oberland >
    • Interlaken >
    • Matten bei Interlaken
    • Also Known As
    • Balmer`s Herberge Hotel Matten ,
    • Balmer's Hostel Interlaken/Matten Bei Interlaken, Switzerland
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    Room & Suite (127)
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    Cathal M
    12 January 2018|
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    Response from BalmersHostel | Property representative |
    Hello, All of our rooms have shared bathroom facilities. We offer free hairdryers at the reception that you can use. Best regards
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    vinay100
    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
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    bjctravl
    27 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!
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    "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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