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    Balmer's Hostel

    Hauptstrasse 23 - 33, Matten bei Interlaken, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$131
          US$63
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          Overview
          • Excellent42%
          • Very good30%
          • Average15%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible4%
          Travellers talk about
          “games room” (13 reviews)
          “bar club” (6 reviews)
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          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Hot Tub
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          Pets Allowed
          Self-Serve Laundry
          1.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 28 August 2014

          First of all there was a terrible Asian lady questioning you about which room you are in as if you were not staying there! The noise at night with people talking in loud voices into the night in the corridors was hopeless. You will not...More

          Thank Remoise51220
          Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

          We stayed for three nights and the hostel was great. It has everything you might need including a laundry. We had two beds in a dorm which was right next to toilets and showers. The bar had 'happy hour' cutting the cost of expensive alcohol...More

          Thank KatieSelwood
          Reviewed 18 August 2014

          This is a terrible place to stay if, like me, you simply need somewhere economical and simple to stay. Unless you are interested in meeting young single american girls, it is not suitable. There is loud thumping music ALL night, bad wifi, too crowded and...More

          2  Thank Mim D
          Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

          We just stayed one night in a private double room while heading to the Alps. The staff was very helpful and room was quaint but surprisingly comfy. The Bathrooms were right outside our door which wasn't a big deal not having our own. The happy...More

          Thank JustinWoj
          Reviewed 4 August 2014

          The decor of this hostel is very cool (old/rustic) and the ambiance is nice. There's a couple of rooms were you can hang out and have food/drinks. The staff there is super friendly and always ready to help you. There are also a bunch of...More

          Thank mc_1990
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$39 - US$227 (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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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Meg H
          is this a good place to stay with a 12/15 year old? How loud is the party noise in the rooms?
          14 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
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          LHM111
          What time can I start to eat breakfast??? I hope it would be really early.........
          23 July 2015|
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          Response from Fieldy76 | Reviewed this property |
          hi, when i was there this weekend breakfast is served from 7-10
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          Room Tips
          "Go for Balmers Tent Village"
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          "Variety of rooms available with diff facilities. The staff is prompt enough to reply to all your queries"
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          "Beds next to a window will give you a Good, natural air condition specially in Humidity."
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          "they provide good service and nice comfy clean bed"
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