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Downtown Lodge (Hostel)

Dorfstrasse 152, 3818 Grindelwald, Bern, Switzerland
+41 33 828 77 30

€49+

Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
based on 288 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.8
  • 9.1
  • 8.7
  • 5.5

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Clean bathroom

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    About

    Located in the heart of Grindelwald, a 5-minute walk from the train station and the Grindelwald-First ski lifts, Downtown Lodge (Hostel) offers panoramic views of the Eiger and surrounding mountains. The rooms at the hostel are simply furnished and include heating and shared bathrooms. Free lockers are available. Guests can enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast which includes bread, toast, various jams, butter, ham, cheese, yoghurt, cereals, hot drinks and juices. The lodge also has a bar where guests can enjoy music and refreshing drinks. Most of the products are locally produced. A shared kitchen equipped with an oven, refrigerator, microwave, kettle and toaster is available to all guests free of charge. In summer, you can relax in the garden fitted with sun loungers, swings for children and a lounge corner. Balls, table tennis and badminton, as well as city bikes are available for free. The Downtown Lodge (Hostel) has a games room with a billiards table, a PlayStation 2, a TV and DVD player, and tabletop football. A ski and bicycle storage room are provided as well. The property is surrounded by Grindelwald shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. The Grindelwald-First skilift is a 5-minute walk away. Guests enjoy free access to the bus and ski shuttle, as well as to an indoor swimming pool.

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    AMENITIES

    • Internet
    • Gift shop
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Bicycle hire
    • Game room
    • Skiing (downhill)
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Parking
    • Tennis
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Ski-in/Ski-out
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    based on 288 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.7 "Generally very clean."
      8.6 "86% said rooms were clean."
      8.8 "88% said the bathroom was clean."
      10.0 "100% thought it was clean."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.8 "68% thought the kitchenette was ok."
    • 5.5 "Food is average."
    • 3.3 "Internet is poor."
      3.3 "67% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    based on 60 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
    • 8.9 "Generally very clean."
      8.8 "88% said rooms were clean."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.8 "68% thought the kitchenette was ok."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    based on 135 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.3 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.3 "Generally very clean."
      8.2 "82% said rooms were clean."
      8.8 "88% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 7.5 "Good amenities."
      7.3 "73% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 5.3 "Food is average."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      6.3 "For only 63%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.8 "68% thought the kitchenette was ok."
    • 4.4 "Not very comfortable."
      4.3 "57% said rooms were small."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 92 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "For only 56%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
    • 5.6 "Food is average."
    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Clean bathroom"
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