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Hirschen Reviews

Hauptstrasse 11, Interlaken, Switzerland

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162 Total Reviews
  • 100%Value For Money
  • 100%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 100%Facilities

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A good hostel stay. The first time for my mother and baby. We stayed in a room with a shared bathroom. Very clean and the best part is their buffet breakfast. Nicole is very friendly and accomodating. Location is good, within walking distance to shops and their restaurant is just a floor downstairs.


A beautiful and charming authentic chalet set in the middle of Shangrila! A bit hard to find as our GPS wouldn't take the address, but worth the search. Sadly it rained the day we stayed. The breakfast in the hostel has a wonderful variety in a delightful breakfast room. The restaurant downstairs has great cheese fondue. Highly recommend if you're tired of cookie cutter hotels and want something authentic but with modern conveniences.

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Hirschen is a little far from the station, but very much worth it! It was wonderful to stay in a 300+ year-old chalet. We didn't see any other place in Interlaken that had the authentic Swiss Alps atmosphere like this. The rooms were comfortable, the staff were kind and helpful, the breakfast delicious. I heard that some people don't like the old chalet feeling with low ceilings, creaky stairs, etc., but for us it was magical.

  • 23rd Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Pros - Attached restaurant provided nice, lively atmosphere at night - Included buffet breakfast had a nice spread and was really good - Most staff members are nice and helpful - Room is decently clean and spacious - Location is immediately next to bus stop for somewhat easy access to train stations - Laundry machines - Free wifi Cons - Understaffed at night due to restaurant - Circuit breaker was tripped and our room was without power for about an hour - Walls thin, could easily hear neighbor


Very good breakfast. good staff. good atmosphere.


Breakfast is very good and delicius.If you need earlier breakfast,they can prepare simple food for you. double Room is ok. It has small bathroom.Kitchen and dining room is very small,but they have a restauramt inside. If you take large luggage,the hotel is a little far.You can take bus 102 or 104.


Good location...breakfast is really nice..room was not cleaned by staff in the duration of 4 days..


Staff were unfriendly. Breakfast was awesome. Amazing view.


We have booked a double bed room but we have been placed on a twin bed room. That was a bit disappointing but overall it's a very cozy and quiet place.

  • 20th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Good breakfast Nice building (very cute from outside) Not made for tall people (1,80 or higher) Large bed Room could be renovated

  • 22nd Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Lovely old farmhouse in a very convenient location. The room was nice and very clean, a little basic. Great breakfast. Excellent value for maney.


Love the buffet breakfast!


I was quite satisfied with my stay at Hirschen. Will consider staying there again if I go back to Interlaken.


Very good location and nice surroundings. rooms a little small but great value for money


Interesting building, but watch for the low beams. Very unhelpful staff. They did not seem to care about guests. The place is not easy to find and taxis are expensive.


I had to cut short my visit as i had a personal tragedy. We were coping with the sudden death of a very close relative. But the staff in attendance was very insensitive to us and behaved very rude. I will never ever come back here.

  • 11th Apr 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The place is beautiful. The people that attend are very helpful. It’s a little far from the train station by walking. The breakfast is good. The bathroom was very small but with everything necessary.


Hotel was rather difficult to locate, and the heater wasn't warm enough. Nonetheless, it was a pleasant stay and breakfast was very good. The owner is very friendly and had a very cute son and a dog. Very typical Swiss house and was glad I stayed there.


The staff was extremely helpful and kind. Our room was fairly small but manageable. The breakfast was excellent every morning-very fresh and delicious! We had a hard time finding the spot since we arrived in the night but its a great location.


It's a nice hostel to stay at, the staff there were very friendly and helpful. The prices for the rooms were OK. In terms of facilities, there are things can be improved in the shower room. The temperature of the water wasn't consistent as it should be. There should be a hands wash as well.

  • 29th Sep 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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