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Balmers Hostel Hostel

Hauptstrasse 23-25, 3800 Interlaken, Interlaken, Switzerland

As the oldest private hostel in Switzerland we have mastered the art of making your time in Interlaken unforgettable. Set in-between two crystal clear blue glacial lakes and at the base of the majestic Jungfrau mountain range, it is hard to beat for a more scenic setting. With this in mind, Interlaken boasts some of the most adrenalin and scenic adventure activities. In the summer months one can enjoy skydiving, paragliding, canyoning, rafting, bungy out of a gondola and thousands of kilometers of hiking trails (which you can bike too). In the winter months the area transforms itself to a winter wonderland, with sledding, snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, outdoor ice skating and of course skydiving and paragliding too! When night falls and most activities are over you can enjoy some drinks (and why not some party dancing) in Nightclub/ Bar where you will meet like minded people and boast and share your adventurous days away. Come and join us and experience what pushing your comfort zone feels like! There is something for everyone to do! All bookings can be made at our reception. Read more

83% Overall Rating 105 out of 124 customers would recommend this property based on 124 reviews

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 82%

Location 80%

Safety 86%

Staff 84%

Value 78%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bar APM-96
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dryer
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Microwave
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

Important Information

All guests must be at least 18 years old.

Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere in the buildings (except for the smoking room). Fine: CHF 200.-

Please keep noise down in rooms and hallways to respect other guests, especially after 10 pm.

Check-out time is 10am. All rooms are to be left in decent condition, with all rubbish inside the bins and sheets brought to reception. Late check-outs will be charged a penalty fee of CHF 10.- per hour per person.
A cleaning fee of CHF 50 will be charged for any soiled mattresses/ rooms.

City Tax (CHF 2.80 per person per night) is not included in the given rates.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Interlaken?

Contact us directly

As the oldest private hostel in Switzerland we have mastered the art of making your time in Interlaken unforgettable. Set in-between two crystal clear blue glacial lakes and at the base of the majestic Jungfrau mountain range, it is hard to beat for a more scenic setting. With this in mind, Interlaken boasts some of the most adrenalin and scenic adventure activities. In the summer months one can enjoy skydiving, paragliding, canyoning, rafting, bungy out of a gondola and thousands of kilometers of hiking trails (which you can bike too). In the winter months the area transforms itself to a winter wonderland, with sledding, snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, outdoor ice skating and of course skydiving and paragliding too! When night falls and most activities are over you can enjoy some drinks (and why not some party dancing) in Nightclub/ Bar where you will meet like minded people and boast and share your adventurous days away. Come and join us and experience what pushing your comfort zone feels like! There is something for everyone to do! All bookings can be made at our reception. Read more

Shared Rooms

Basic 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 5 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 5

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

1 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 1

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

16 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 16

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

32 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 32

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

5 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 5

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Private Rooms

Basic Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 8 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 8

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Deluxe Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

About Balmers Hostel

Balmers was founded in 1945 and with time and experience and three generations later we have been able to give thousands of backpackers an unforgettable experience and memories they will carry with them forever.
We offer clean, simple accommodation, mostly in dorm style rooming with shared bathrooms. Set in a typical Swiss Chalet style housing, the building is all wooden , with red and white checkered cozy furnishings. A friendly environment is what we strive to achieve, with our knowledgeable and helpful staff who are at your disposal for giving you information, cool stuff to do and general recommendations. We have tonnes of facilities including a free outdoor hot tub, a games room with pool table, ping pong table, fuss ball table, guest kitchen, laundry facilities, book swap and relaxing hammock room to name a few.


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.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.