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Downtown Lodge (Hostel)

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


+41 33 828 77 30
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Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
Based on 263 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.0
  • 7.6
  • 5.8

Good to know

  • Good kitchenette
  • Clean bathroom
  • Train station is close


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    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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    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Ski storage
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 263 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.6 "Internet is average."

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 71 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
    • 8.1 "Generally very clean."
      7.7 "77% said rooms were clean."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "69% thought the kitchenette was ok."
    • 5.8 "Average comfort."

    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 92 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.7 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      6.1 "For only 61%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.7 "67% thought the kitchenette was ok."
    • 5.0 "Food is average."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 99 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "For only 56%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 5.6 "Food is average."
    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Good kitchenette"
    "Clean bathroom"
    "Train station is close"
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