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Balmer's Hostel

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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average14%
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“games room”(12 reviews)
“tent village”(19 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
1.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Stopped here for two nights while travelling through Europe, such a stunning location to visit. Had an amazing view from our bedroom, the building was very quirky and all rooms were secure. This hostel even has a hot tub which was a lot of fun...More

Thank Lauren F
Response from BalmersHerberge, Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 27 October 2015

So happy to hear you had a great time and enjoyed the free hot tub!! Safe travels!

Reviewed 14 September 2015

This hotel/hostel is amazing! Just a short walk from the main street in Interlaken and the train station. The staff here were friendly and helpful and there was lots of little quirks to the place, like the hammock room and the common area, with table...More

Thank Caitlin S
Response from BalmersHerberge, Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 27 October 2015

Awesome you had a good time!!! We have it in our budget to renovate the showers next year and add a few more, hope to welcome you back!

Reviewed 9 September 2015

I do not have the words to describe my love of Balmer's. This hostel was amazing. We were referred here by my friends parents who loved Balmers 20+ years ago and we had just as good of an experience. Once we figured out how to...More

Thank Jacquelyn F
Response from BalmersHerberge, Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 27 October 2015

Good to hear you Love Balmers!!!

Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

This hostel is one to check out. The staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms were big and comfortable. Had the best view from our room of the mountains. The hangout area down stairs had a couple happy hours every night and a night club...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2015

This is a nice place for young or backpack people to temp stay for outdoor activities. good price and location to travel around. But it might not a good idea for family especially for family trip. We were use the share room but generally staffs...More

Thank Austin H
Response from BalmersHerberge, Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 27 October 2015

Although we welcome everyone we do need to remind guests that we are a backpackers youth hostel, so most of our clients are aged between 18-30 We also have a night club on site as we are a party hostel.In peak seasons this may not...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
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US$46 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$46 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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