Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof (Hostel Interlaken)
Welcome to the backpackers’ delight!
Interlaken has developed over the years into a centre for backpackers looking for the ultimate adrenaline kick surrounded by unsurpassed natural beauty.
Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof is your perfect base if you’re looking for the comfort and convenience of a centrally located hostel that provides just that little bit extra.
With accommodation ranging from dorms to double rooms, both with shared showers/toilets or ensuite facilities, we offer everything to make your stay really enjoyable.
We feature top accommodation with friendly and clean rooms (with 2 to 7 beds ensuite or shared) and a large garden to chill out in. You can cook and chat in our self-catering kitchen and stay in touch via free Wi-Fi in the whole building or internet stations in the lounge.
Rates include our all-you-can-eat continental breakfast, linen, a comfortable duvet and towel, personal lockers, free entry to public swimming pools and mini-golf, free parking facilities and all taxes (VAT & local taxes).
Your clothes can get a nice wash in the Laundromats while you enjoy the meditation or music room or one of the free movies from reception to recover from your excitements of the day.
There’s no lockout or curfew.
We’re 100% climate neutral (myclimate.org).
Our locals at reception are happy to provide you with information and free maps for hiking and loads of things to do.
We’re your ticket office for adventure activities such as rafting, canyoning, paragliding, hang gliding, skydiving, bungee jumping and more.
During winter season (from December to April) we offer ski packages.
Please note that we don't accept children under 15 in shared dorm rooms. Please book a private room for your family. Babies up to 24 months are free (without a bed). For older children (2 yrs. +) please book a bed (we offer a 20% discount up to the age of 15).
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle parking
- Free Breakfast
- Cable TV
- Card Phones
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Currency Exchange
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meeting Rooms
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Terrace
- Postal Service
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Steam Room
- Swimming Pool
- Taxes included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
We have a 24hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation.
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Backpackers Villa (Hostel Interlaken) is in walking distance from Interlaken Ost train station (about 10-15 minutes) in the centre of Interlaken at the corner Alpenstrasse/Parkstrasse. Or take bus no. 102 to stop 'Sonnenhof'.
Turn right out of Interlaken Ost train station and follow the main street (Hoheweg) to town centre. At Hotel Du Nord, turn left (onto Klosterstr) and follow the park (large green field called Hohematte). We’re located on the second corner directly at the roundabout (corner Alpenstrasse/Parkstrasse).
Within 5 to 10 minutes walking distance you can find restaurants, bars/dancing, shops, bike rental, ski rental, convention center, casino, tourist office and a paragliding landing field.