We stayed in Happy Inn Lodge a week ago, and we had the most terrible experience ever! When we first arrived at the hostel, the man worked at the bar welcomed us with "You're still alive", anyway, it's a welcome, but after we paid the money for the room, he simply ignored my questions or requests, for example, I've been waited for ten minutes to get a hair-dryer, since there was a bar-party that night, and he just pretended he could not see me, but it's impossible, because I was standing just in front of him and tried to talk to him for many times.
It was just a prelude, and the worst was still to come. We went to bed around 12 that night and slept tight due to the long journey that day. But at about 3 o'clock in the morning, I was suddenly awake, for I felt something crawling on my face and sucking blood. Then I reached for it and caught it, and I asked my mom to turn on the light, but you know what we found? BLOOD ALL OVER TWO OF MY FINGERS! And, when I turned over the quilt, MORE THAN 20 BEDBUGS WERE CRAWLING ON THE BED AND QUILT, and the same on the other !!! We killed almost half of them, and also found old bloodstains on the quilt, which means we were not the first ones who were bitten by the bedbugs, but THE HOSTEL DID NOTHING TO THEM!!!!
It was then almost 4, but we could not sleep anymore and decided to wait for the staff to come. About 7, the hostess came. When she heard of our experiences, she promised to give back our money for the night at once, as if she knew clearly what had happened last night!! We thought she could not get away with this in such an irresponsible way, so we insisted she should go up and see the blood on the beds and the wall. But after seeing it, she only said a "wow" and "sorry", and told us that what she could do was to give us the money back and nothing else, and, it was not her to blame that we were bitten by the bugs and could not sleep. And she asked us to show her the results of biting, but back then, they didn't come out yet. Seeing this, her attitude became much tougher and claimed that since it had already happened, she could do nothing more for us! ! Then we called the police, but it did not help much because my German is not that good and could not explain very well, and you know what? The hostess treated them with 2 coffees and they left satisfactorily.
After a few hours, we felt so itchy all over the body, and the rash all came out, we wanted to show them to that woman, but we already left Interlaken and were on the way to another city. So here below, I'll show you the photos, since we recorded all the evidence in our camera. So, as the staff in the tourist information center has told us, think twice before choosing this hostel!!!!
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