Balmer's Hostel Interlaken

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The Balmer's Hostel

Balmers is the first ever private hostel in Switzerland and truly is a home away from home for travellers from all over the world wanting test out the Swiss slopes.

Over the past six decades we have provided excellent service and accommodation for both individuals and groups. We are part of the elite Europe's Famous Properties group, due to our FUN party atmosphere, exceptionally clean rooms, low prices and a large variety of facilities like free high speed Wi-Fi in lobby and rooms.

Come and join us at the Balmers Club to ski, party till late, enjoy our famous burgers in the outdoor restaurant in summer. We will hook you up with the best adrenaline rush activities in town and give you the best tips to explore the Swiss Alps. Don't miss the rooftop Jacuzzi to wind down after all your activities.

Come and stay at Balmers for the time of your life.

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  • Beautiful location

    Located at the base of the majestic Jungfrau mountain range, Balmer’s is hard to beat for a more scenic setting. Find a free ski Bus stop opposite the hostel for easy access to the slopes.

  • Incredible party atmosphere

    Boasting one of Interlaken’s best nightclubs, Balmer’s brings travellers together to go wild with live music and a fun, lively atmosphere. Party with the brilliant in-house DJ’s and make the most of drink offers and a 2-for-1 Happy Hour.

  • Activities for the adrenaline-junkie

    Test your boundaries. In the summer choose from sky-diving, paragliding, rock climbing, jet boating, rafting and much much more. In the winter opt for sledding, snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding and outdoor ice skating (plus skydiving and paragliding).

  • Excellent facilities

    Free high-speed Wi-Fi is available to all guests. Free breakfast in the indoor restaurant. Fresh bed linen on arrival. An indoor smoking room. A communal kitchen if you’d like to cook your own food plus a free games room to socialise with other travellers!

  • Apres-ski

    There are plenty of things to do off the slopes if you want to take a break from partying. No hostel does apres-ski better than Balmer’s. Relax your muscles in the 7-person rooftop jacuzzi or test out delicious Swiss cheese at the Balmer’s fondue night every Fri and Sat for 15 CHF.

  • Cosy chalet-style rooms

    Safe, clean and comfortable. Balmer’s boasts cosy Swiss chalet-style rooms with rustic wooden walls and fresh bed linen. Sleep, ski, party - then do it all over again the next day!

Balmer's Hostel Overview

As a proud member of the St Christopher’s Inns Network and Europe’s Famous Hostels, the Balmer’s hostel offers fantastic service and high quality rooms at a low cost. From free Wi-Fi, a buzzing nightclub and delicious food it’s the perfect place to connect with other travellers. It really is a ski hostel like no other.

Other awesome facilities and services include:

  • Free breakfast included at Balmer’s indoor restaurant
  • A rooftop jacuzzi to relax your muscles after a long day on the slopes
  • In the winter months, enjoy ski/snowboard down km and km of groomed pistes, night sled, snowshoe, paraglide, skydive with the most amazing views from the air
  • In the summer try skydiving, canyoning, rafting, bungee jumping, rock climbing and mountain biking
  • Balmer’s club opens from 9pm till late
  • Happy hour: buy one get one free drinks deals 9pm-10pm in Balmer’s club *10pm-11pm from Jun-Aug
  • Free fresh bed linen on arrival
  • Private electronic keycard access to rooms
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi in lobby and rooms
  • All-you-can-eat fondue night every Friday and Saturday night for 15CHF
  • Laundry room, communal guest kitchen to cook your own food, games room where all games are free of charge, private indoor smoking area
  • Balmer’s Biergarten is open all summer long, serving hot food from the grill (delicious burgers, wraps and salads)
  • Tent Village: only open in summer and separate from the main hostel. Find out more if you’d like a bed in one of our tents here:

Hostel Service & Facilities

What’s included:

  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi in lobby and rooms
  • Clean bed linen provided and your bed freshly made before arrival
  • Private electronic keycard access to rooms
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free Tourist card/bus pass
  • Guest kitchen
  • Indoor smoking area
  • Games room
  • Check our package deals for extra perks
  • 4 washing machines and dryers, coin operated
  • Free use of jacuzzi
  • Summer pool

Available at reception:

  • Information about any of the activities
  • Reception closes at around 1am
  • Sign up timesheets for jacuzzi use are in reception
  • Towels are only provided in private rooms. If you would like to rent a towel, you can do so at the hostel reception for 2chf for the duration of your stay
  • Wash powder for the laundry room

Room types:

  • 4 & 5 bedded dorms
  • 6 & 8 bedded dorms
  • 10 bedded dorm
  • Private single
  • Private double/twin
  • Private triple & quad
  • Guest house double
  • Guest house quad
  • Hammock room

Hostel Policy

Check-in & check-out time
Check out is at 10am
Check in starts from 3pm

Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the building except the indoor smoking area. Smoking areas are available outside.

Payment Cash and most major bank cards are accepted.

A valid passport or EU ID is required for check-in.

Age Restrictions
Minors are welcome but in private rooms only, not in shared accommodation with other guests.