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Grindelwald Youth Hostel

Geissstutzstrasse 12 | 3818 Grindelwald, Grindelwald 3818, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The beautiful old chalet which houses the Grindelwald youth hostel has original wooden floors, stairs and balconies, with stunning views to the Eiger and other mountains, but also has all the modern features you would hope for. Clean bathrooms with modern power showers, wifi in all the lounge areas, comfy mattreses, great buffet breakfast, super helpful staff, a fabulous slide... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed at the hostel for one night in a bunk bed room with dinner, bed and breakfast. The food was good and the whole place was spotless and very comfortable. I couldn't fault it. Parking cost 7CHF per day. I would recommend this place without hesitation. Grindelwald in the most beautiful spot with breath taking views. The walk into... More 

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Gloucestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Fabulous 100 year old youth hostel up the hill in Grindelwald with spectacular views of the Eiger on a clear day. Had dinner and breakfast - fantastic food. Staff really great - Cornelia on reception couldn't have been nicer - same goes for all the staff we encountered. Well signposted from the station - about 20 mins up hill walk... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We stayed here as a group, in two dorms of 6, for 2 nights purely for the purposes of Skiing in the Grindelwald area. The room was basic as you might expect, a loft room, with 6 beds in a row. Not much space above the bed, so be careful if you will hit your head! It was tricky to... More 

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Potsdam, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

since the rooms dont have big windows the environment is perfect for such insects. Unfortunately I got more than 50 bites from this "Bettwanzen" and I saw one of them in a bet...just i did not know what it was...so hygine in this hostel is doubtful

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Shropshire, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Ok, so this is a youth hostel so I can' expect standards to be too high. I went in with low expectations but overall I was pleasantly surprised. Location was pretty good, 5 or 10 min walk to the town (a shortcut down through the hills) or a bus stop 2 minute walk up the hill. Our rooms were clean,... More 

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