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Balmer's Herberge

Hostel | Hauptstrasse 23, Interlaken, Switzerland 3800

84.1% Overall Rating

763 out of 895 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (31/10/2015)

"Kitchen was great, large and well equipt. Hostel was clean and staff very helpful. Great base for so many activites or day trips. Pretty good hostel breakfast. If you want extra cooked items you can pay."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.94

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Dear Client, Please note that as of the 1st August 2014 a visitor’s Tax of Sfr. 2.80 will be added onto your bill in accordance to the local authorities. This is a per person per night rate. We thank you for your cooperation, Balmers Management Hostelbookers Sale Please note that all sales bookings are final and non-refundable. The property may charge your card in advance for the full amount of your stay. Payment protection is also not available in connection with these bookings. In the event that you cancel your booking the accommodation provider shall be entitled to retain the total outstanding costs of your booking. All rooms that are included in the sale are identified in their room type as [“!!! Sale !!! Non Refundable”].

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Visitors Tax CHF 2.80

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Interlaken?

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As the oldest private hostel in Switzerland, we have mastered how to make your time in Interlaken unforgettable. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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8 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

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10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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6 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Triple (Shared bathroom)

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Budget Twin (Shared bathroom)

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Twin (Shared bathroom)

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About Balmer's Herberge

"Travelling on a budget?? Own a sleeping bag? Book a hammock bed for only Sfr 5 a night!! Offer only valid in june, july and august and excludes cita tax, sales tax and breakfast!! Stay at one of Europes Famous Hostels for less!"

Balmers is the oldest private hostel in Switzerland, founded in 1945 and with time and experience we have been able to give thousands of backpackers an experience and memories they will carry with them forever.

Nearby are a variety of activities in winter and summer, the #1 nightspot in Interlaken and we have plenty of communal areas to hang out with those you meet, to share stories.

We offer a clean, friendly environment, with staff that offer excellent information on the area, and what it offers. Interlaken, situated between two enormous lakes, at the foot of the Alps, is hard to beat for beauty and scenery.

Join us, and see for yourselves what a breathtaking area we live in, and how much fun it can be.

Check-in into private rooms is from 12:30 onwards.

Please note that Dormitory rooms are closed from 10:30 to 14:00for cleaning and security purposes.