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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a very good hostel. Very clean. Had power socket and lamp for each bed. Friendly staff. Can do laundry. Have hot drinks and breakfast. The reason I gave 4 stars and not 5 stars is because of two reasons: (1) it is a bit far from the train station, about 1km away. And it is not that close...

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villa3838, Guest Relations Manager at Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof, responded to this review

Dear Chui Thanks for your very differentiated feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay here at Backpackers Villa. I totally agree with you that we should have told you about the discount with the Eurail Pass. I see it as our responsibility to inform you best we can about different options and discounts - also if you don't...

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Really awesome hostel. Economic with 5 star facilities. Great location and best services. I would strongly recommend to the solo travelers and groups. Very good and cooperative staff. In front of hostel a big park and it is located in the heart of Interlaken city. Just 10 min to the train station.

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Lucknow
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Our first stay at Interlaken couldn't have been at a better location. The Hostel was simply superb!! With so many laundromats, public spaces, in-dorm amenities, clean toilets and showers, no-fuss check-in an check-out, exceptional staff and kitchen facilities....overall a perfect stay for 1 night!

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Bernese Oberland, Switzerland
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Very well organized hostel and friendly & helpful staff. We were there with small children (3 & 6 years) and they slept very well. The house was full over the weekend but it didn't feel like this because everything was very well organized.

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Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Awesome and affordable place for backpackers like me. Place is 10-15mins walk from Interlaken OST train station or you could take a bus. Cheapest room will be at 39.50franc per person for one night. You will be given 2 tokens per daystay that can be used at the hostel for coffee/hot choc(1token) or washing machine(2token) or surf the net(1token for...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 27, 2016

My family and I stayed here in 2013 and were very impressed with the place. The room was very comfy, the walls nice and thick so as to keep things quiet at night, self-catering communal kitchen was very well stocked in indeed with several cookers, fridges and plenty of cooking utensils. Games room was good, we enjoyed the outdoors pool...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Very friendly and helpful reception staff. Rooms and facilities extremely clean. Nice garden to relax in. However the downsides are the breakfast which is poor by hostel standards - no cheese or meats provided just bread, cereal and jams. I was very disappointed by this. The real problem though is the overwhelming number of Koreans staying which means the hostel...

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Bega, NSW, AUS
Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is an awesome hostel; one of the best we've stayed at (over many years). The staff are universally friendly, patient and helpful, although we have to single Daniel out for a special mention. He is a gem! Our small, comfort double room was exactly as described (so if you need heaps of space book a bigger room) and was...

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed July 20, 2016

My family and I stayed here in a private room for 5 nights. We were very happy with the hostel. It is very clean, all the staff are very friendly and helpful, and the breakfast is pretty good. There's a kitchen that's pretty well equipped with stoves and fridges where you can store your food and cook it. There's coffee...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Interlaken - and Switzerland in general - is a very expensive place. So it helps that there is cheap accomodation around for backpackers like yours truly. Villa Sonnenhof makes it clear that it is not a party hostel like that noisy brigade down the road. Indeed, order is priority here - I remember getting a note from the staff to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located hostel in a villa with park. Our prices include: breakfast, lockers, self-catering kitchen, free w-lan, free use of public swimming pools, free use of local busses, free parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof

Address: Alpenstrasse 16, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Interlaken
Price Range: $57 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles shakeel321, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“En-Suite Dorms an Twin Privates are better”
 of 5 bubbles muditkag, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“Remember this is a hostel not a hotel. It is a fabulous hostel :)”
 of 5 bubbles placidscout, Jul 20, 2016 | Read review
“We had the single room, 86A, that backed up to paragliding school. It was very quiet since no one was really walking past our door.”
 of 5 bubbles lchiozza, Jun 4, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the 8 room and it really was great, no problems and you get lockers with keys so no worries about theft if you are nervous.”
 of 5 bubbles alyssam233, Jun 13, 2015 | Read review
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