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Dorfzentrum, 3818, Grindelwald, Switzerland

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86%

Rating
324 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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69%

The facility is well located, clean. The bed pillows are very small. The staff tries to be helpful but were quick to become hostile and disagreeable. The customer service needs to improve.


74%

Nice big, clean rooms in a series of buildings, handily across the road from a supermarket. Lockers are ch2 coin operated (which you get back).The only shower in our building was ice-cold the only time I tried it, so I used another building's which were fine. Could really use more power points in the rooms - 2 working points between 9 people isn't very many!


77%

I stayed in a double room. The staff is friendly and helpful. Room and surrounding is clean and quiet enough. Bathroom available only 1 in each lodge. Kitchen equipment enough but when the peak season, the kitchen became full of guests so we had to queue up for cooking. Big luggage store is available free of charge before or after departure.


74%

Good points: central location, free breakfast. Bad points: reception closed during a big part of the afternoon so when I arrived I didn´t have a place to leave my backpack, then after snooping around I discovered they had some lockers but they were all occupied. also the shower in my lodge was terrible, the temperature of the water was constantly changing from cold to really hot...


91%

The location is amazing. The owner, Lizzie, is so great! She will do whatever it takes to make sure you enjoy your stay. She is so sweet and willing to give information about the town and towns nearby!

  • 30th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

Good hostel. Breakfast is free and staff is good at this location


83%

ENJOYED MY STAY AND STAFF WERE EXCELLENT. HOSTEL CLEAN AND GOOD BREAKFAST. JUS THOUGHT THE ALLOCATION OF ROOMS COULD HAVE BEEN BETTER AS PEOPLE LEAVING OR ARRIVING AT TIMES WHEN SHOULD BE ASLEEP

  • 16th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


86%

Great location, friendly staff, super clean and felt super safe! Would definately recmmend...

  • 2nd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

It was an enjoyable stay and it was on the middle of the town so it made it easier to get around. Pros: Staff was very nice Free breakfast Location is perfect Cons: WiFi could be better Couldn't find other showers and restrooms Lockers aren't large enough to fit large luggage


83%

Excellent views of the surrounding mountains. Facilities are great as well as the accommodations and complimentary breakfast.


94%

great staff, sublime view, fantastic value!!!


100%

By far, one of the best hostels I have stayed in. The welcoming and friendly staff did everything in their power to ensure we had a fantastic stay. The breakfast was wonderful as well! Would definitely stay again if I came back to grindelwald, best hostel around!


86%

Amazing location. You will not find better in Grindelwald. Views are stunning and staff is amazing. Kitchen wasnt bad. Felt bad for the staff who kept having to clean up after people cooking... Bar is expensive but there is a grocery store directly across. Close to the rail station and worth the walk. Stay here instead of interlaaken. You won't regret it.


89%

Clean, simple, straightforward hostel. No frills but wide, high-ceilinged multi-bed rooms, all necessary facilities & friendly, helpful stuff. Seems to be primarily set up for youth groups, as the buildings are separate so rowdiness in one doesn't disturb the others, however I came by myself & was treated fine. The only issue I had was that all but one of the showers & toilets close when the reception closes. The available one was OK, however. Would stay again.


80%

Very pleasant Hostel. Only downside is that for a couple of rooms there is only one shower.




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