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Grindelwald Youth Hostel

Geissstutzstrasse 12 | 3818 Grindelwald, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotels are very expensive in interlaken and grindelwald. The youth hostel provide a very budget stay in the area. The view in the balcony was fantastic. The hostel were clean. We suggest better ventilation in the room as it is very hot in summer time. Fans should be installed. The breakfast was nice, especially eating in the balcony and looking... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view out over Grindelwald and to the Eiger from the terrace and the rooms is utterly worth it by itself. Fantastic to sit and watch over breakfast, or see the sun go down on it. Standard Swiss YHA for the most part: clean, safe, cheapest accommodation around, decent wifi, free swiss breakfast (very good Bircher muesli), lockers that require... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, the staff on reception are exceptionally helpful and friendly. The price for each night includes a buffet breakfast which was adequate. It was fantastic to eat our breakfast on the balcony overlooking the Eiger. The evening meals were mostly disappointing and reminded us of school dinners. The rooms were clean. However, the biggest gripe was the heavy doors which... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family stayed in the 4-person room in the new building. The room is clean and quite spacious. Sufficient and clean shared bathrooms. The balcony in the common room offers magnificent view of Mt Eiger. We enjoyed the view very much during breakfast and dinner time. The hotel was quite in the afternoon and we more or less privatized the... More 

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It was my first time to stay in a hostel with shared bathroom. We stayed in a 4-people room in the new building (with no wifi access). There were enough shared toilets and shower rooms. No tower or shower gel is provided. The main building has spacious rooms for group activities and provides free wifi. Breakfast was included and was... More 

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Geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

There are few hotels in Grindelwald that are inexpensive and afford great views of the surrounding mountains. You could pay hundreds of dollars more for a 4-star hotel by the train station and have a view of... the train station. Try to get a seat out on the balcony for your breakfast and dinner.

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is an amazing hostel and provides unbelievable value for the money. I highly recommend it. The views are great, the rooms are clean and functional, and the pricing is super. My wife and I loved this place!

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Bangalore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I visited with with my family last week. It is located on the hill and certainly has decent views. However I wouldn't recommend it for families with kids. We couldn't get the rooms with shower. If you are carrying heavy luggage it is difficult to carry. The bus operate from the bahnhof but every 45 minutes during may. The old... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights, and we so lucky to have a room with a balcony, waking up to the view of the North Face of the Eiger was wonderful. Hostel very clean, lovely staff, nice surroundings. There are no self-catering facilities, but there is a microwave available for use if you're on a tight budget like we were.... More 

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Sofia Region, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were here with my girlfriend as part of a biking trip to Switzerland. This is the sort of place where from you can really easily hit the various mountain tracks, let your thing be biking, hiking, nordic walking, or anything of that sort. The staff was friendly, the rooms were ok, though a little bit chilly in August due... More 

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