Balmers Herberge is the oldest private hostel in Switzerland, with over 60 years of business experience. It’s a real home-away-from-home for travellers from all around the world!
Over the past six decades we have provided excellent service and accommodation for both individuals and groups. We’re one of Europe's Famous Hostels, due to our exceptionally clean rooms, low prices and variety of facilities.
Our Tent Village has a seven-person hot tub and a small swimming pool. You can spend all day in the mountains and then watch the sun go down over the alps while relaxing in the spa.
Come and join us at the Metro Bar and Grill. Our menu includes chicken wings, the best burgers in town and healthy salads, to name but a few. Try our variety of flavoured vodkas or a local brew. With Happy Hour from 6-7pm and 9-10pm every night (plus international DJs) we’ve become Interlaken's #1 bar.
With a friendly and knowledgeable staff, we continue to give travellers everything they would want in a hostel and more.
The following activities can be booked at Balmer's at the best prices: snowboarding, skiing, sky-diving and sledding during the winter and sky-diving, canyoning, rock-climbing, mountain biking, paragliding, rafting in the summer. Ask about our packages!
Guests from all over the world come to enjoy our hospitality and comfortable atmosphere. Come join us at Balmers - your home away from home.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Currency Exchange
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free City Tour
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Hot Tub
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Mini Supermarket
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Postal Service
- Taxes not included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Not Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
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.
A continental breakfast is included from 7am to 9.30am
This includes a choice of Joghurts, breads, jam, butter, oranges, fruit juice, 3 types of cereals with milk.
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.
The room Basic 5 Bed Mixed Dorm advertised on Hostelworld for Sfr 5 a night is a hammock room (NO BEDS). This offer is only valid in June, July and august and excludes city tax, sales tax and breakfast!
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From Interlaken West:
Left out of the station and follow the main street, turn right at both traffic circles, follow brown signs to Balmer's.
From Interlaken Ost:
Straight out of station, between the bank and the shopping centre, straight through two traffic circles, and follow brown signs to Balmer's.