Voted one of Europe's top ten hostels!

Welcome to Balmer’s Herberge, the 4 season holiday resort. As the 1st and oldest private hostel in Switzerland, situated right in the middle of the Swiss Alps, we have been providing clean, comfortable, good value accommodation for over 60 years and have perfected the art of making your stay an adventure you won’t forget.

We are open 365 days a year and 24 hours a day. Arrive anytime to Interlaken and be welcomed day or night at Balmer’s.

Come in summer and enjoy our outdoor Biergarten and Grill, or relax inside in winter and enjoy the log fire and cosy atmosphere.

Free wireless internet and included breakfast to name just a few perks, a full range of facilities, including a nightclub, store, ticket desk, guest kitchen and relaxation rooms all make Balmer’s more appealing to our guests.

We have been voted one of the top ten hostels in Europe and we are a proud member of Europe’s Famous Hostels.



Take a seat in Switzerlands first commercial Jet-Boat! We offer a great mix of Fun, on our local turquoise blue lake, the Brienzersee, with breathtaking landscapes and impressive waterfalls!
Price Sfr 99.- per person
Max amount of passengers: 11 people
Minimum Height: 1Meter
Available for: everyone
Duration: allow 75min.
Season: April- Octobre
Available in any weather

Pick up and drop off from the hostel, this trip lasts 1 hour 15 minutes of pure fun and joy!


Spring is here and some of the summer activities are already available! Full day Canyoning can be booked from this weekend the 12th April!

Want a group deal?
HOW??? EASY!!!
Get together 10 of your friends, book directly with us via email as a group and the organiser gets all of the below!

FREE Accommodation based on shared dorms
100 Sfr METRO BAR voucher
Discounts and Package Deals on activities
Special souvener gift

Check with us for special off season deals!

Book early, weekends are busy, dont miss out this summer!

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Erich BalmerErich Balmer on receiving a "Milestone" life time achievement award presented by the Swiss Tourism Board.

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