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Geissstutzstrasse 12 3818 Grindelwald, Grindelwald 3818 Switzerland
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#2 of 41 Specialty lodging in Grindelwald
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Best of the Alps - have fun in the Grindelwald youth hostel! It is undoubtedly one of the most comfortable hostels in the Alps. The welcoming cosiness has remained, but modern bedrooms and practical facilities for groups and families have now been added. More than ever before, the youth hostel is a rendezvous for sport fans and young guests from all over the world who want to experience the impressive world of the mountains around Grindelwald.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Free breakfast
Game room
Hiking
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Parking
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Special diet menus
Vending machine
Skiing
Table tennis
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Laundry service
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Fireplace
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Mountain View
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Languages Spoken
English, French, German
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Cooper wrote a review May 2022
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One of the nicest hostel experiences i have had. the views are breathtaking and incredibly relaxing & peaceful both in the mornings whilst having breakfast (free with your booking) and in the afternoons after a long day of hiking/sightseeing etc. Whilst the dorm i stayed in was quite basic, the hostel overall is incredibly homely. there is a fire pit in the garden and a hot tub aswell. it was quite a surreal experience staying here and i will hopefully be back one day.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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bookwifey wrote a review Apr 2022
Montreux, Switzerland255 contributions39 helpful votes
This is a really nice hostel consisting of 2 buildings. The double rooms are in a separate building, which means it is nice and quiet there away from the groups. The rooms are spacious and clean. The breakfast buffet is great, better than what is offered in some of the less expensive hotels. We had dinner once as well, which was very tasty and good value for money. You can enjoy the sun on the patio. plenty of seating outside and a "Grillplatz" as well. All in all we had a great stay in this hostel.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Lonnie S wrote a review Sep 2019
Cape Coral, Florida124 contributions78 helpful votes
Stayed for the first time in the newer building with our own bathroom and shower. Everything looked and worked good. The main building was awesome too, super views. everyone one was really friendly and breakfast and dinners were awesome.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Valérie C wrote a review Aug 2019
Geneva83 contributions29 helpful votes
We took the offer of the night in a tent tipi in the garden of the Youth hostel and it was very nice. They made the tipi very cosy, with mattress on the floor, carpets, blankets etc, perfect for a family. You can use the warm tub outside to take a warm bath to relax of your day looking at the mountain, our kids and us really enjoyed it. Be careful the supper is very early so we calculate to be there on 5 pm to have time to enjoy it before going to dinner. We could also make a fire in the evening. Be aware that the bathrooms are in the hostel, so you have to walk up the slope in the garden to go there (for example in the night). And I was expecting total silence at night but was surprise by the sound of the river (which is far but very strong) but it didn't disturb my kids to sleep. Nice experience if you want to have the feeling of nature (fresh air, insects, tent, campfire) with some modern facilities nearby. Very nice spot and view.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Experience&Enjoy wrote a review Jul 2019
Dayton, Ohio79 contributions70 helpful votes
Good clean rooms with lovely views of the mountains. The room does not have much but it is also a really cheap hostel. Most of Swiss Youth Hostels are very reliably clean and tidy. If you are traveling with a group of 4, the Youth Hostels are great! The most challenging part about the hostel is getting up to it. It is located up a very steep drive which can be a hard walk if you bring more than a hiking bag. The hostel is a great location to stay to go on some memorable hikes in beautiful area.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Ashtyn Sparrow wrote a review Jul 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania6 contributions
This was one of the cheapest places to stay in Grindelwald, but the bus to the hostel only comes once an hour and the hike to the hostel is steep, especially with luggage. Also it was inconvenient that we weren’t able to check in until 6pm and there was no one at reception until then, so we were unable to ask them questions about the city. However the view from the balcony was amazing! It made the insane hike up worth it. Also, the hostel beds didn’t have privacy curtains and there was only one outlet to be shared by the entire room.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Kato J wrote a review Aug 2018
3 contributions2 helpful votes
The room is clean and cosy Some rooms also have sink inside The hostel offers good breakfast as well as BBQ meal Specially, the hostel has a great view for travelers to see the mountain However we have to check in really late
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
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hojoesda wrote a review Aug 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom31 contributions13 helpful votes
Our room is in the new building, very clean and with a stunning view! The environment and the scenery there are simply amazing!! The buffet breakfast is not bad; however, those who don’t feel too comfortable with flies sharing your food on a constant basis might have to think of their own options. There’s only one microwave and also only one washing machine/dryer to be shared between 135 guests. So, queues are to be expected during the peak hours (dinner time for the microwave and after dinner for the laundry). The staff at the reception has been extremely helpful, and we are so thankful for their local advice and guidance.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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LEH1_11 wrote a review Jun 2018
Cumbria, United Kingdom137 contributions52 helpful votes
We only stayed here for one night, but would have happily stayed for longer. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, the room was spacious and clean, the food was good and value for money... And the views of the Eiger from our room were amazing!! (And from the balcony where we are our food!) It's a steep walk up to the hostel, but you can catch a bus instead if you have heavy bags. Can't fault this place.
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Date of stay: June 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Cherub1234 wrote a review May 2018
8 contributions3 helpful votes
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Just returned from a fantastic week spent here, we booked the en suite room which is located in the newer building next to the original.very clean with beautiful views, you can walk to the bus and train station in about 20 mins, a steep walk back up but you can get the bus if needed. Breakfast was great plenty to choose from cereals, toast, cheeses, meats and all you can drink orange, coffee and even twining teas. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Evening meals ok salad, a main meal and desert for 17 chf can’t go wrong. They have a beautiful balcony to have breakfast which has full view of the mountains, also you can book a hot tub. We would definitely stay here again with no doubt.
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$120 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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jugendherberge grindelwald hotel grindelwald
LOCATION
SwitzerlandCanton of BernBernese OberlandJungfrau RegionGrindelwald
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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Frequently Asked Questions about Grindelwald Youth Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Grindelwald Youth Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Maennlichen (0.8 km), Grindelwald-First (1.2 km), and Espresso Bar (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Grindelwald Youth Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Grindelwald Youth Hostel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Grindelwald Youth Hostel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Grindelwald Youth Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurant Belvedere, Glacier, and Cafe 3692.
Is Grindelwald Youth Hostel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Grindelwald.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Grindelwald Youth Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and German.
Are there any historical sites close to Grindelwald Youth Hostel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Unspunnen Castle (13.6 km) and Rothenfluh Ruins (13.2 km).
Does Grindelwald Youth Hostel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.