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Balmer's The Tent Village

Gsteigstrasse 80, Matten, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I have stayed at The Tent Village two years in a row now and loved it both times! The employees are very friendly and accommodating. We met a lot of other backpackers through the many activities at the village (the slack line, pool, hot tub, etc). The tents are clean, but I'd say they're rustic. Overall, I call The Tent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We loved our time at the Balmer's Tent Village. The location isn't quite right in town but still good and with a good atmosphere. Breakfast was available at the Balmer's Hostel but since it is a kilometre walk (or bus ride) apart we usually just walked across the street to the Oberland Shopping centre "Cappuccino Club" café (which we also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This hostel was one of the best I stayed in my two weeks in Europe. The beds were very comfortable and they give you super warm blankets because the nights can get cold. The wifi worked well in the main area but not so much in the rooms which was not a big deal. Showers are hot. Free tea at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Beds aren't great, and exposed to the weather. Cheap and cheerful and good for social side of backpacking. Also has a good hot tub and barbecue, but all dependant on the weather. I would recommend getting a private tent or a deluxe tent as they have locking doors, our dorm room we couldn't lock for the whole day out (... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The tent village is surrounded by the alps, close to the train station and has a fun little bar and when we went there was live music you also can grill out because they provide grills and good for families and backpackers! Also there is a hot tub which is a plus!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and it is a great place if you like camping and hostels etc. the staff are lovely and it's very laid back with nice areas to chill in and a bar. Showers were clean with hot water. Toilets were pretty manky by the end of the night but were clean during the day. It's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed at the Tent Village for two nights. It's nothing glamorous but the private tents are decent sized and the beds are not that bad. It was pouring rain while we were there and it did not leak. There is a BBQ which we used after grabbing some food from the grocery store across the street. The fridge is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

It is nice and cheap place. Staff is very friendly and helping they also guide about the places around. I thinks beds need little improvement. Otherwiese it is very good place providing the good view of the mountain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stayed in a double bed tent, it's hardly a tent more like a cabin they are great nice and big and didn't seem to get hot on a very hot day or leak when it rained. Free foosball and they have a hot tub which was popular. There are 2 microwaves, 2 fridges and barbeques for cooking. The staff could... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you're looking for a camping experience, but without dragging your own tent, then this is the place. We are not campers and so cannot comment on how this place compares to other camping styles, but for city folk looking for something different, this place was not that bad. We liked the village, in general (free activities: hot tub, pool,... More 

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Address: Gsteigstrasse 80, Matten, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Interlaken > Matten
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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Balmer's The Tent Village Interlaken/Matten

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