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Balmer's Herberge

Hauptstrasse 23 - 33, Matten, Interlaken CH-3800, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I personally enjoyed this place because, at the time, I was single. It's a great way to make new friends since you'll be bunking with quite a few others. Good place to save money since the area is very expensive. I haven't been there for a while, but I do miss it. Maybe I'll go back to reminisce.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 in Interlaken! The breakfast was satisfactory for an included breakfast! There's lots of stuff to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 not cheap. Here I have written a review about my time in Interlaken, an amazing... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 hour in the Biergarten was an added bonus! I recommend this place for a cheap... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 activities to try around there (canyoning, 4 wheelers, paragliding, hiking, etc), so you won't get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Classic place, feels good. Among a lot of hostel this was certainly worth a mention. Had our private room in one small corner. Peaceful. Come back down and you are surrounded by like minded sportive people. Plan, listen, join, be a part of it. Nice breakfast too. And finally it's Swiss, the best place to experience all around by staying... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Balmers this weekend for the Swiss National holidays, and it was the most fun I have had in a while. They offer so many activities like bungy jumping, paragliding, canyoning. Everyone speaks English. Most peole staying in other hostels end up coming to Balmers at night because its where its at!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed here as a couple in a private room during our backpaking trip. It was the best hostel we stayed in. We really liked the friendly relaxed atmosphere, and it was a great place to meet other travellers. Our room was clean and just contained a bed, table and sink. It had a nice chalet feel with the wooden... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

This was my first time in interlaken and I had no idea what to expect and the people at the Balmer tents were very nice and accommodating. They even shared music and some good conversation. The atmosphere was very relaxing and the people were all nice. There were many activities for people to do such as ping pong, a hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

great hostel, i stayed in the tent village and the pool/chill area is amazing. rooms are really good, the atmosphere here is really friendly and open. not pricy for what you get. the burgers at the actual hostel are cheap and really.good, half price as the ones you would get in town so it makes up for it. really happy... More

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Address: Hauptstrasse 23 - 33, Matten, Interlaken CH-3800, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Interlaken > Matten
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Balmer`s Herberge Hotel Matten
Balmer's Herberge Interlaken/Matten

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Welcome to Balmer's Herberge. We are the first established private hostel in Switzerland, providing a comfortable and friendly location from which to explore the adventure capital of Europe. The Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau (Swiss Alps) at our doorstep and two big glacier fed lakes are just a stones throw away. We have dormitories, private rooms, apartments and tents. Rated Top 10 hostels of Europe, a product of over 60 years of experience.We are the heart of all hostels. Come visit us! ... more   less 
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