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    Balmer's Hostel

    Hauptstrasse 23 - 33, Matten bei Interlaken, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$144
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          Overview
          • Excellent44%
          • Very good30%
          • Average15%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible4%
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          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 31 March 2017

          the hostel is located at a distance of 1 km from interlaken ost and west stations. The location is excellent, rooms are clean and tidy, support staff is great and the bar is good too. The prices aren't too high either. You get free bus...More

          1  Thank TarunMinocha
          Response from BalmersHostel, Guest Relations Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 20 April 2017

          Woop woop, we love to hear such positive remarks and reviews and really really appreciate you leaving us your feedback!

          Reviewed 29 March 2017

          Balmers in an incredible place to reside in the Interlaken. The hostel's cabin-like design and friendly atmosphere makes the stay so much more enjoyable. Balmers resides in the middle of the city, so everything outdoor activity is extremely close-by. I totally recommend this place for...More

          Thank zbexplore
          Response from BalmersHostel, Guest Relations Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 31 March 2017

          Thank you so much for leaving such a nice review! We really appreciate it and makes us proud to be part of the Balmers Crew and to hear our guests have had such a great time! We hope to welcome you back!

          Reviewed 24 March 2017

          Definately one of the best hostels ive ever stayed in. The hostel is as just as the city: amazing. It offers you a great young and vibrant atmospher. It has an old school rustic ambient that when your inside of it feels like you are...More

          Thank Henrique C
          Response from BalmersHostel, Guest Relations Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 25 March 2017

          Thank you so much for leaving such an amazing review! We are so happy you loved your stay and enjoyed all our facilities. We are also happy you appreciated our staff and fun environment. We sincerely hope to welcome you back again! Please let us...More

          Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

          My buddies and I stayed here through a tour group for college students studying abroad! We were so happy we were put in Balmer's! They kept the hostel clean! The layout was amazing and so unique! It has a very nice cabin/summer camp type vibe!...More

          1  Thank Anthony R
          Response from BalmersHostel, Public Relations Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 14 March 2017

          What an awesome review, thank you so much for leaving such nice comments! We are truly happy you loved your stay and really look forward to welcoming you and your friends back, why not try the summer??

          Reviewed 22 February 2017

          Interlaken is the gateway to the swiss alps and Balmers is perfectly located being walking distance from the train station and with a bus stop right outside for getting around the area. I found it excellently priced for the superb quality! The free breakfast was...More

          1  Thank Brewermann
          Response from BalmersHostel, Manager at Balmer's HostelResponded 24 February 2017

          We thank you for your wonderful and kind review of your stay, we really appreciate it and hope to welcome you back sometime soon! All the best!

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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$43 - US$250 (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
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          bjctravl
          how far are you from interlaken oost train station? can we walk?
          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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          Meg H
          is this a good place to stay with a 12/15 year old? How loud is the party noise in the rooms?
          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
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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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