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Balmers Hostel

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Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool

Overview of Balmers Hostel

Balmers Hostel

1.0 star property
Matten bei Interlaken adults-only hostel with bar/lounge

8.0/10 Very Good

140 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Ski facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bar
Hauptstrasse 23, Matten bei Interlaken, 3800

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Mystery Rooms - 1 min drive
  • Lake Brienz - 8 min drive
  • Jungfrau - 29 min drive
  • First - 50 min drive

Getting around

  • Bern (BRN-Belp) - 38 min drive
  • Interlaken West Station - 14 min walk
  • Interlaken West Ferry Terminal - 16 min walk
  • Interlaken Harderbahn Station - 16 min walk


  • Tenne - 8 min walk
  • Layaly Beirut - 8 min walk
  • Maharaja Indian Restaurant - 9 min walk
  • Tuk Tuk Thai - 9 min walk
  • - 10 min walk

About this property

Balmers Hostel

A great choice for a stay in Matten bei Interlaken, Balmers Hostel features a nightclub. After splashing around at the seasonal outdoor pool, you can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. A terrace and a garden are other highlights. The comfortable beds and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travelers.


English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 48 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only*
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Caters to adults only

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Barbecue grills
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

What to do

  • Ski passes
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ski lessons nearby
  • Segway rentals/tours nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Ski storage


  • 3 buildings/towers
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Communal living room
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Nightclub


  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Housekeeping (once per stay)

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.85 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 16 years of age.

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Balmers Tent Village Hostel Matten bei Interlaken
Balmers Tent Village Hostel
Balmers Tent Village Matten bei Interlaken
Balmers Tent Village
Balmers Hostel Matten bei Interlaken
Balmers Matten bei Interlaken
Balmer's Hostel Interlaken/Matten Bei Interlaken
Balmer`s Herberge Hotel Matten
Balmers The Tent Village Hostel
Balmers Hostel Matten bei Interlaken
Balmers Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Balmers Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Balmers Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Balmers Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Balmers Hostel?
Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Balmers Hostel?
Yes, pets stay free. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at Balmers Hostel?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Balmers Hostel.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Balmers Hostel?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at Balmers Hostel?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Interlaken Casino (12-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at Balmers Hostel and nearby?
During the winter, enjoy nearby recreation like cross-country skiing and snowboarding, and return when the snow melts for hiking and mountain biking. Additional recreation nearby includes spelunking and segway rentals. Enjoy amenities like a nightclub, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a picnic area. Balmers Hostel also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Balmers Hostel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Tenne (8-min walk), Layaly Beirut (8-min walk), and Maharaja Indian Restaurant (9-min walk).
What's the area around Balmers Hostel like?
Balmers Hostel is a short 10-minute walk from Mystery Rooms and 10 minutes' walk from Hoeheweg.

Overall score and ratings


Very Good




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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

JANI, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great option for Interlaken
Great option to meet other travelers and enjoy stories of others and share ideas of fun things to do around interlaken
Colin, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Was closed to the bus stop and easy accessible to any part of interlaken. The staff were friendly and made great recommendations. Would definitely stay here again.
Montserat, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lalitha Madhuri, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

christine, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

World best hostel i v ever stay staff was so kind and helpfull and even owner was so polite surely recommend for stay here its not just hostel u feel like home only cheers
Sagar, 6-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Its not just hostel its feel like home very comfy hostel and bed staff is very cooperative
Sagar, 2-night romance trip
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8/10 Very Good

One night
Only stayed one night but the staff were all polite and helpful... The room was basic but no issues, clean building and surroundings... I would stay again if in the area..
Daniel, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

CHIEN-HAO, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Mary, 3-night trip
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