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85%

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484 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 77%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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91%

Very beautiful place by the lake. You even don't need to visit other place. Stay in hostel is cozy and beautiful enough. Good kitchen, can save you a lot of money. The traffic is a some problem. Only one bus in one hour to go there and stop in 9.00pm. But the bus is driving along the lake, so it's another amazing view.


54%

Our rail passes were taken from our room this hostel. There wasn't a very secure way to keep important documents like that in our room, and we had a double to ourselves. The group of people at the hostel was a weird mix and not very welcoming. We also found the kitchen not very well kept and the showers was filthy. Location was beautiful, but for the price, I'd rather do airbnb next time. Very disappointing.

  • 14th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Beautiful area, breathtaking mountains, lots of activities. Hostel had lots of flys which was definitely a downside. On the plus side it had a kitchen for cooking which was nice. Switzerland is quite expensive so saving money by cooking was nice. Undoubtedly my favorite place on my 2 month Backpacking trip. MUST SEE.


94%

The lake lodge was one of the best hostels I've stay in! It was super social and in the most beautiful place. I made so many friends here! Everyone warns that switzerland is so expensive, but because of the lake lodge'a kitchen, everyone was able to cook their own food from the supermarket nearby! I highly recommend this hostel if you want to meet people as well as be one of the most beautiful spots

  • 13th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

Far away from Interlaken Ost Train Station, there is no locker in the room, beds were too small for 7 persons but if you wanna stay in quiet area, you may like this hostel.


74%

I love the hostel itself,the staff was super nice and the facility is also good because lot of bathroom and showers. The con's is way too loud at night, I just try to had a good night sleep, but there was 10+ Koreans talking outside my room for couple hours until 2 am, and the window was broken, which I can heard 100% wat they saying. Also, only one key for a four ppl room, so my roommate who is Korean open the room for his friends for short cut all the time. Awesome for partying, but not rest.

  • 12th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

verry nice hostel in the nice place. The ambiance is friendly.


77%

location hands down the most amazing. The staff were really nice and helpful. free food baskets provided and lots of information about activities in Switzerland. Only problem is a large number of fly's in the kitchen.


89%

amazing place, we slept in a tent and still loved every second. you won't regret staying here.


89%

We stayed in the tent and very much enjoyed our stay. The staff was extremely helpful with our choice of hiking trails. Awesome location right beside the lake, which is great for swimming. It's a twenty minute bus from the Interlaken Ost station. Only issue we had was running out of hot water in the showers, but it was hot out so we didn't mind. The kitchen was great; it was generally big enough to accommodate all the guests. It could use another set of burners though. We would stay again!


71%

A beautiful location right on the lake with a wonderful alpine atmosphere. Arriving late ( after 8.30) we found it difficult to find somewhere to eat so best to bring provisions just in case. I did make a change to my booking initially with Hostelworld.com which were not passed on and this caused a bit of a problem. Best to book a room for sole party use if possible

  • 5th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


91%

We enjoyed our stay! You were very helpful!


63%

The location is the main thing you're paying for. the atmosphere was not the greatest but the location made up for everything. definitely go here if you want to wake up and see a beautiful lake and mountain every morning! one downside was that there was nowhere to lock away your things, but I suppose in Switzerland they are more trusting.


20%

Not thing good about this hostel. Security is very bad. There is no locker in the room and Everyone has acess to the room keys. Location is bad. Its far away from the Train station and the bus only runs until 9 PM. This hostel is very dirty and the flies everywhere, so disgusting. I have skin problem after I stayed there for 4 nights. There is no wifi in the room. There is no AC and hot water. All the beds connected together and you would sleeps so close to each other. I don't recommend this!


20%

Didn't go there but I can imagine it. Overcharged me for not showing up and then got numerous excuses for delaying the refund. First, they claimed my emails went to their junk email; then asked me for account details; then never updated me till I reminded them; then asked me for more details. Not being able to go for the trip was bad enough for me. They only made it worse!!


100%

The blond girl who worked there was super friendly. Had great musical tastes and was extremely helpful!

  • 2nd Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

the tent is smallet than the one on the photo


97%

The Lake Lodge was one of my favorite hostels I have stayed in! The staff was really helpful, the view around the hostel is amazing, and the lake was so nice to swim in. The directions to this Hostel was a little confusing. You just jump on the bus from Interlaken east and get off at the very last stop (20mins). You have to pay for the bus to get there but once you are there they give you a bus pass for the rest of your stay. I would recommend that you stay here!


94%

Would absolutely recommend this hostel. While there are no lockers to store luggage, there is one key to each room, so the last person locks the door when they leave. Besides this, I did not feel threatened that someone would steal my luggage in this setting. This hostel in Iseltwald has an amazing view of (and on) the lake. We went swimming and rented kayaks from the lodge, as well as went on a lengthy (but nearby) hike to the waterfalls. No A/C in the rooms, but don't let this deter you.


91%

great place to stay.. right by the lake but far away from interlaken.. however they provide free bus passes.. so thats fine.. its quiet and relaxing with a great view.. staff was reali friendly and so were the ppl.. wifi worked great in the rooms... highly recommend stayin here..


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