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Gasthof Hirschen
Ranked #4 of 46 Interlaken B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

When can you stay in a 400 year old building? This created memories of an era gone. Loved the charm and the staff. Not ultra modern due the age, but we wanted charm and Rooms were updated and spacious and it felt more like a B&B. Breakfast was perfect!!! Because of the era built, ceilings are low so tall folks beware. I hit my head twice. Still, I would come back!!!

Stayed: April 2014
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

Hirschen was charming, clean and had a lovely buffet breakfast. My 3 friends and I stayed in a nice and pretty spacious room. The rooms were clean and the hotel wasn't very loud, although it was social in the restaurant-- a great balance! Not to mention the atmosphere was lovely and homey. Staff were pretty helpful, too. Definitely would recommend it!

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 15 March 2014

Hirschen is a beautiful Swiss Inn located in Matten. We spent a week here during March and loved every moment of it. The building itself is gorgeous with the mountains surrounding the area.

The room itself is beautiful and comfortable. The bed is comfortable and the Tv has a varied selection of channels (though you spend most the time outdoors!) Breakfast every morning is fantastic. We actually weren't aware breakfast was included but it was a nice surprise. The property is in easy walking distance to everything and has a bus that stops just around the corner. There is also a kitchenette where you can cook your own food if you do not wish to eat out every night.

The only negative for us was being tall the low roof could cause a sore head occasionally. As we were told a 300 year old place was obviously built for shorter people!

We would definitely recommend staying here!

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 January 2014

We actually stayed around the corner in an apartment. The woman who owned the apartment also worked at this hotel. We had breakfast here every morning and it was wonderful. Fresh loaves of bread, different spreads, eggs, cereal, yogurt, juices, coffee made to order. The women were wonderful about answering questions about the area.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 31 December 2013

The moment we stepped in the hotel, we were so impressed by the set-up and the ornaments on the wall. It has a relatively low ceiling which makes it very special. We stayed in a family unit - 2 rooms with one Queen bed and 2 singles. The toilet and bath were a bit dated and the bathroom was lack of ventilation which caused a mouldy smell. The shower head was fixed too low and made showering difficult.

The beds were comfortable. The room was warm and cozy. It was fantastic to have 2 televisions - one in each room. The breakfast was of wide variety and for the price we paid, it's definitely good value for money.

There is a bus servicing the hotel and Lauterbrunnen (ski resort). We drove to Stechelberg, where we parked our car and caught a gondola to Murren, and it was about 30 minutes from the hotel. I would recommend this hotel to those who plan a trip for skiing in Interlaken Ski Resort.

A walk down the street leads you to the more touristy area of Interlaken.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 November 2013

A nice wooden building and pretty comfortable. It was one of the cheapest I found in Interlaken. The location is good, its less than 10 mins by bus from the major train stations. The hotel has a restaurant. I have not tried that, but within short walking distance there are other restaurants. So I would rate it as a nice locality also. Breakfast served was very good. Its an excellent value for money.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for five nights and it was the most affordable room in town. We had two twin beds in a small room with a sink. There are several clean shared bathrooms, and there's a fridge, a two burner stove, etc. Very basic, but doable. Good wifi. Nicer options were available but not on our budget. Interlaken is expensive.

Breakfast was awesome, ignore reviews saying otherwise (unless an omelet bar is your standard). There was fruit, bread, sliced meat and cheese, boiled eggs, yogurt, muesli, granola, cereal, dried fruit and nuts, with plenty of beverage choices.

What surprised me the most was the noise in this little town. We were on the street, so it was loud and clear. Between the cars and drunks, it was tough to sleep on Friday and Saturday nights. Bring ear plugs. It's a historic building, so the windows don't block any sound at all. We were better off leaving the windows open so it didn't get too hot, despite the noise (we tried everything).

The nearby Irish pub has bogo beers at happy hour. The Thai place is a nice change up, and at 20 ch per plate, it's one of the cheapest dinners in town. Interlaken is expensive, but well worth a visit.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Additional Information about Gasthof Hirschen

Address: Hauptstrasse 11, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Interlaken
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Ranked #4 of 46 B&Bs / Inns in Interlaken
Price Range: £68 - £177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gasthof Hirschen 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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