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“Great value restaurant”
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Happy Inn Lodge
Ranked #20 of 46 Interlaken B&B and Inns
London, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Great value restaurant”
Reviewed 4 July 2013

We were advised by Hotel Krebs about this modest and great value restaurant at this budget hotel. Run by a friendly chap from Bolton, It was off the main touristy road which had many pizzerias to offer. This place served a tasty variety of salads, pastas, ribs, steaks with a swiss twist! Interlaken is not cheap, but the chef produced good quality food for around £25 a head including drinks and service.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Louny, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 29 June 2013

We spent four nights in 8-private room so we were lucky to be relatively far from the bar. It wasn´t noisy at all as we were afraid and beds were comfortable. The location near the Interlaken West train station was excellent (one street away) and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The cleaness wasn´t perfect, as expected for a hostel with so many guests but it wasn´t fault of the staff but rude guests who weren´t able to clean the mess in showers. I can definitely recommend it but it probably depends on the room.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013

This is basically a hostel that has a few private rooms,some with ensuite bathroom. We rented a private room with ensuite bathroom for 5 days ad paid about CHF 105 per day. The room (no. 100) was relatively small but reasonable and clean with well equipped bathroom, including one set of towels. Free parking is available and we received visitors cards that entitled us discounts at some attractions such as Shilthorn and Harder kulm and free bus service we didn't need. The staff was very nice and helpful. The lodge is centrally located.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Washington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2013

This was a very pleasant experience and very good value by Swiss prices. It is a very vibrant place, very close to Interlaken West Railway Station, with lots going on. We had a double room with our own sink, standard lamp, and both sheets and towels provided. Only minor niggle was having to go down to the next floor down to the toilets and showers.
Breakfast was typical continental with as much coffee or tea as you can drink, but if you self cater there are two microwaves, two toasters and two kettles with plenty of seating. here is a cutlery drawer but not too much cutlery if there are a lot of people using it.
The staff were very helpful and made you feel really at home. Also if you wanted to eat in the food was good and resonably priced.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

I stayed at Happy inn lodge for 2 days. There re rooms on the third floor and there s no an elevator so you need to carry all your luggages by yourself. Our room is a triple bed with shared bathroom. Actually i thought i have booked a private bathroom. Anyway everything was fine, clean bathroom and available all the time. There s the kitchen for you to cook with the utensils or you can order from the bar. What I don't like is the floor board was so old and cracked.Well its the nice hostel for the cheap budget backpackers.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

I stayed there for just 1 night . Thestaff were very cooperative and helpful. This place also offers coupons for discounted tickets to various destinations in Interlaken where upto 40% discout can be got.

The room quallity can improve a bit but never the less they were clean .

The other Features where some improvement can be done s adding a Elektroherd in the Kitchen and some Basics like salt, tea and coffee machines which can be used by Patron which will make this place one of the best to stay.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We stayed 2 nights in a private room with shared bathroom in Easter 2013. We thought it was more a hotel, and were a bit disappointed to see it is actually a youth hostel. Not that it is a bad thing, just know that before going.

The room was big and clean, and the bathrooms as well. Bad thing was that they didn't provide towels or soap, so we had to buy it at Interlaken prices.


- Good: room was very clean, well located, free parking, free wifi. Bathroom was shared but there were many so it was not a problem. The bar is quite good as well.

- Bad: Noise from the bar, expensive breakfast (8 chf), no towels, shampoo or soap whatsoever. The "reception" is the bar, so not the best place to give advice about the area because of the noise and number of customers waiting.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Happy Inn Lodge
Address: Rosenstrasse 17, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Interlaken
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 46 B&Bs / Inns in Interlaken
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the most beautiful region in Switzerland the Happy Inn Lodge offers a cozy hostel accommodation with a relaxed and casual atmosphere in the center of Interlaken. Located just 5 minutes walking distance from Interlaken West-Station, the lodge is the best starting-point for excursions, adventure and sports in summer and winter. Our bar and restaurant, the 'Brasserie 17' is Interlaken’s no 1 spot for food and fun! From September - June we organize every Thursday night a live music concert from 9 to 12 pm. - Party time! ... more   less 
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