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Reviews of Valley Hostel

Hostel | Fuhren, Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland 3822

95.3% Overall Rating

300 out of 310 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (11/08/2014)

David Soole thinks…

"My favourite hostel of all time! Perfectly locate in one of the most heavenly places on earth, it has a great vibe! Feels like you're staying in a rustic log cabin. The staff are incredible (great…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 6.61
  • Towel USD 2.20

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

IMPORTANT: This property does not accept groups from May until end of August. This means that if you book on line groups of more than 8 people, your booking might be refused and no deposit will be refund.

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95.3%

Overall Rating

300 out of 310 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Valley Hostel'

Atmosphere
93.6%
Location
97.6%
Facilities
92.8%
Cleanliness
97.6%
Staff
96.8%
Value
92.8%
Safety
96.0%
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97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

10 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Beautifully situated, wonderful staff, spotless facilities. Would return in a heartbeat.

Disliked: Nothing. The only thing to be mindful of is that Switzerland is a very expensive place to travel within. This does not however reflect upon the excellent character of this hostel.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

24 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The room was so spacious and clean. Perfect location.

Disliked: Breakfast wasn't included and there wasn't a bar so not any atmosphere but I guess Lauterbrunnen is not really about partying but seeing the beautiful country.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Family Holiday
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

28 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was clean, cozy and we had a nice view of the mountains. I was worried about the walk up from the station as mentioned in other reviews but it wasn't bad at all. Stefan was really helpful as well.

Disliked: Nothing.

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

21 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Awesome location. Clean facilities. Big kitchen and eating area. Very vey helpful staff!!!

Disliked: Absolutely nothing

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Charming place in a brilliant location with stunning views and was immaculately clean at all times.

Disliked: The are no lockers- I was assured by reception that there are no thieves but that's obviously something that can not be confirmed with so many people coming and going. I wonder if any responsibilty would be taken if something was stolen. Whilst your chances are best in countries like Switzerland, there is really no excuse for there not being at least small lockers installed in the rooms/reception.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

15 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice view and clean...a good and comfortable stay

Disliked: no locker in the room and not enough plugs for charging

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

09 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything!! Beautiful location, great atmosphere, cosy & comfortable.

Disliked: The fact I couldn't stay longer!!!!!!

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

31 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: A great hostel! One of the most comfortable hostel beds of my trip, they have down comforters and pillows. Everything was very clean, very homey. Big kitchen, clean and easy to use. There were a lot of families staying, so if you're looking for a party hostel, stay somewhere else.

Disliked: Nothing.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Melvin Loh

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

26 August 2011 Melvin would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff

Disliked: NOTHING! (:

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice place with full kitchen, free wifi, and terrace. Slippers!

Disliked: Only annoyances was that you couldn't cook breakfast (just hot water and toaster) and that the only bathroom was on a different floor than my room.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

16 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean room, kitchen, lounge. good location and easy to find facility was so nice

Disliked: man staff kept grumbling about something like kitchen and it made me uncomfortable to use it and stay however the others were friendly.

97.1%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

12 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very cute hostel. It had a cottage like feel to it. In a very beautiful location. The hostel was very clean and had a kitchen for use.

Disliked: Nothing.

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

11 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I really like the location of the hostel. You can see the great view of the mountains from the cabin room. The rooms are clean and the kitchen room is well prepared for me to cook meals whatever I want to. The staff members were great and they're willing to help you with anything you want to ask them about.

Disliked: Nothing to complain about it.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Ho Lam Ying

As a family with children

Family Holiday
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

08 August 2011 Ho would recommend this property

Liked: Satisfactory, very good location, convenient facilities of laundary and kitchen, quite cheap

Disliked: in shared room with no privacy and always afraid to disturb others. In the early morning, I was disturbed by others or I disturb others too. It would make myself uncomfortable.

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

25 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cheap, clean, 3 mins walking from train station

Disliked: one staff is not so kind

57.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

23 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location and kitchen.

Disliked: No locker in the rooms!!

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

22 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice clean hostel with great location. Perfect as a base for hiking and exploring both sides of the lauterbrunnen valley.

Disliked: Nothing much

100.0%
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Customer review

As a family with children

Family Holiday

20 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Just next to train station, very near to the supermarket in the village. You have to wear slippers within the hostel, not a problem for us as this makes sure the cleanliness in the hostel. Fantastic view from the balcony. Very well equiped and clean kitchen. Overall I would say this is the best ever hostel I have ever stayed.

Disliked: Nothing! Maybe just the shared bathroom, would be great if there're ensuite bathroom in the rooms.

97.1%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

20 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Idyllic location, very clean, friendly hosts, kitchen and fridge on-site, working and reasonably quick Wi-fi!

Disliked: N/A

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Javier Silveira

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

18 July 2011 Javier would recommend this property

Liked: Location and sights from it are great.

Disliked: Staff not very friendly. The breakfast (charged extra) is not very good.

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything: nice clean hostel, friendly people, clean showers, laundry and drying room provided, and if u re lucky you can get a great view of the waterfall from your bed! And lauterbrunnen is a great base to explore both sides of the valley with lots of hikes all around

Disliked: Nothing!

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

21 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and comfortable set up

Disliked: The hostel really does need lockers in the rooms for smaller items. There was no chance of an early night with a room right next to the kitchen/common room - very noisy!

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Cheng Guo

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

17 June 2011 Cheng would recommend this property

Liked: location, nice view of the snow mountain, near the water fall.

Disliked: no

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Ian Said

With my spouse / partner

Relaxation/spa
Romantic getaway
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

12 June 2011 Ian would recommend this property

Liked: Location. Close to train station.

Disliked: You have to make up your own bed. Shocking pillows.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

11 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Big kitchen and dining room. Comfy beds. Good location

Disliked: Expensive internet! Expensive laundry!

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