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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

For groups 1 week prior to arrival

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, Business Trip If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Balmers Tent Village is open every summer from June 1st - till the middle of September! Please note that this is CAMPING, and as such you are expected to bring all-weather clothing just as you would when camping in the event of rain and cooler evenings. Be sure to check out our photos for more details.

We offer a relaxed style walk-in tent accommodation set in a scenic area just on the outskirts of Interlaken. This is suitable for young backpackers who have a love of nature, and love camping with a bit of style. You have a choice of private doubles, quads, and dormitory 6 bedded tents (3 bunk beds). All linens are included, no need to bring a sleeping bag-

Our tents are spacious inside and built on wooden bases. From the Tent Village you can enjoy a fantastic view of the Swiss Alps sitting in the jacuzzi, at the bar, or simply stretched out on the grass or swinging from a hammock. We have large parking spaces for cars, buses and large vehicles. You can bbq, play Bubble ball games, with lots of social areas for a chilled out atmosphere.

Check in time is from 17:00
Check out time is 11:00
Late Check in after 22:00 is possible, please mail us to let us know!
Please note breakfast is not included at this property however can be bought for Sfr 8 from the main hostel 800m away. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 7.7

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 8.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Jul 2019
    Absolutely LOVED staying at Balmers Tent Village! My husband and I actually changed part of our trip in Switzerland to go back to Interlaken and stay here for another couple nights! Staff is very nice, and easy to work with. Facilities are clean and the atmosphere is great. When we go back, we will be staying here again!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    06 Jul 2019
    Best hostel I’ve visited! Great people, spacious, clean, a full glamping experience, I loved it and didn’t want to leave. Felt very relaxed here ☺️
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    30 Jun 2019
    One of the best hostels i'v ever stayed at! Great atmosphere, really easy to meet people, the staff were great and really helpful and it's right across the road from a supermarket and a bus stop into the town. Great perk being able to use the kitchen and other facilities at the the balmers hostel just up the road. No lockers in the tents but I just locked my bag and the tent and it was fine. Wish I had extended my stay here!
    Australia, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Jul 2019
    Amazing time at the tent village!! Did not want to leave. It have everything you need and there is a shop right by to get food. Only issue was the bugs as you are in tents and there are no lockers in the tents. BUT the atmosphere was amazing and a great place to stay for the price.
    Wales, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    04 Jul 2019
    SUPER cute hostel with hammocks, pool, jacuzzi, a bar and some grills. Not camping style tents as you may think. Next to a convenience store so if you want to cook your own food and save money (since it is pricey in Switz). They have refrigerators and microwaves and if you have leftovers by the end there’s a “free shelf” so nothing goes to waste. The main Balmers hostel has a cool underground bar you can go to and the staff at both are super helpful. 10 min walking distance from eachother
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    25 Jun 2019
    Nice environment
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    28 Jun 2019
    Absolutely loved our stay at this hostel! As three 20 year old girls, we felt extremely safe! The atmosphere was amazing! The location is perfectly located in Interlaken just a short walk from the city and you can see the Alps soaring above you from the hostel! They had live music on the Friday night we stayed and it was so fun to hang out in the center garden! Quiet hours start at 10 pm (unlike the main Balmer's hostel, where it is 2 am) so you can enjoy the atmosphere and still get sleep!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    01 Jul 2019
    The location was to die for right between the mountains it was so pleasant and calming, I would chose this hostel over any other any day. The only problem was no wifi connection in my tent. I guess only the reception area has good connectivity.
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    06 Jul 2019
    The tent village is good fun and ideal for a cheap place to stay in Interlaken (maybe the only cheap place??). The main hostel about 10 min walk away has better facilities you can use. The view of surrounding mountains is STUNNING and it’s about a 15 min walk into the centre. There are padlocks on tents but we found they were often left open so not ideal for valuables but we had no issues. Also note there are no free bikes like advertised - this stopped last year 😔 overall good though 👍
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 6.9

    Good

    30 Jun 2019
    This was the only hostel I visited during my vacation that required payment for a locker. This surprised me as the facilities are literally tents. Like everyone else in my tent, we left our bags out and hoped nobody helped themselves (nobody did, but security cost extra in this case). If you’re looking for atmosphere past 10pm, look to stay in a building or go to town. Location was a 10 minute walk into town or a bus that comes every 30 minutes which gave the experience a nice outdoors feeling.
    USA, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Linen Not Included
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • Currency Exchange
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Foosball


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