We love this hostel! It gets our thumbs up for consistently high customer ratings and excellent quality scores.
When do you want to stay in Interlaken?
Enter dates to check availability
- Search for availability & prices
- 25 Oct 2020, 3 nights
- 2 Guests
- Change Search
Best Price Guarantee
If you find a booking cheaper on any other website, we'll refund you the difference.
Hostels you'll love
12 Million reviews from our community of travelers.
Your booking is guaranteed and we don't charge any booking fees.
Welcome to Backpackers Villa delight: We've got FREE: WIFI everywhere, breakfast, linen (incl. dorms) and towel, lockers, taxes! Backpackers Villa also offers coworking space!... More...
The first and currently in it's third generation hostel in Switzerland, Balmers offers over 60 years experience in accommodating backpackers and meeting their needs.... More...
We offer luxury accommodation to suit all tastes in our hotel and hostel. With its relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff, we will ensure your stay with us is an unforgettable experience... More...
Offers cosy accommodation with a relaxed and casual atmosphere right in the centre of Interlaken. We have our own bar and restaurant offering great food and drinks at unbeatable prices... More...
The LakeLodge is based in the Interlaken Area at Lake Brienz and offers a perfect combination for adventure sports, hiking, climbing, relaxation and a friendly environment... More...
DownTownHostel Interlaken as a central location at the train station. We offer a range of different accommodation options, from apartments, studios, family rooms to dormitories.... More...
The new highly modern Youth Hostel Interlaken is located right next door to Interlaken-Ost railway station.... More...
Welcome to Adventure Hostel in Interlaken! The only hostel with a direct view on "Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau".... More...
Clean, comfortable accommodation located in the heart of the city. Our friendly staff have lots of experience and ensure a memorable stay. We have our own bar, which is famous for its cocktails... More...
The Rössli is a cozy, comfortably furnished hotel located in the old borough of Unterseen.... More...
You will find our small, cozy, family run hotel with 12 reasonably priced and tastefully decorated rooms, located in the center of Interlaken in the pedestrian zone 'Jungfraustrasse'.
The rooms ar... More...
Interlaken is situated in the heart of the Bernese Oberland, between the lake of Thun- and Brienz, and very close to the three most famous mountains in the whole of Europe.... More...
The Hotel Bellevue, Breakfast included, is located in a central spot and opens directly onto the banks of the River Aare...... More...
We are excellently located in the shore of the river Aare, right opposite the main railway station. We offer a range of rooms to suit everybody's needs. We have canoe rental and a playground... More...
In a nation of charming chalets and villages, Interlaken still manages to stand out with its unique setting. It sits between the aquamarine waters of Lake Brienz and Lake Thun, and has views of some of the highest mountains in the Alps. The town is ideal for exploring Switzerland's scenic Bernese Oberland – take a cable car for jaw-dropping panoramas. It's mainly known for its outdoor sports, such as hiking and mountain biking. There's no shortage of adrenaline-fuelled activities either, including paragliding and rock climbing.
When it comes to choosing where to stay, the top Interlaken hostels are, first and foremost, hikers' hubs with tons of information on the top treks in the area. Some have river or lake views, while others put on all-you-can-eat continental breakfasts. If you're after a traditionally Swiss experience, choose an Interlaken hostel in an alpine lodge or inside a chateau-esque building. You can also find hostels in Interlaken with an outdoor terrace, a barbecue and even a hot tub – bliss after a long trek – while others offer kayaks and bike rental.
Interlaken is compact, so the whole town – a pretty collection of pastel-coloured buildings – is easy to get around by foot. In the central area you'll be mere metres away from small shops selling essentials (think Swiss cheese and chocolate) and the top tips from the knowledgeable staff at the information office. There are also several small villages on the outskirts, like Iseltwald.
There's plenty to do here, whether you want to take to the water, fly through the skies or stay on solid ground. The 2.5-hour trek up to Harder Kulm, starting from right by Interlaken Ost train station, is a worthy hike for views down over the two lakes. You can also take the funicular (to save your legs). For more high-energy activities, there's skydiving, paragliding and even bungeeing out of a gondola. On the rushing waterways, canyoning and rafting trips are popular.
You can rent a car to travel around Interlaken and its many outlying villages and mountain ranges. Many sights are also easy to get to by train, like Grindelwald with its views of the Eiger mountain's famous north face, a 33-minute journey from Interlaken Ost. The nearest airport to the town is Bern Belp, an hour and 20 minutes' drive away. The city of Bern is an hour away by train.
Top rated hostels in Interlaken
- Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof (Hostel Interlaken) Interlaken
- Interlaken Youth Hostel Interlaken
- Adventure Hostel Interlaken Interlaken
- Alplodge Interlaken
- Balmers Hostel Interlaken
- Lake Lodge Iseltwald Interlaken
- Happy Inn Lodge Interlaken
- River Lodge Interlaken
- Funny-Farm Interlaken
- DownTownHostel Interlaken Interlaken