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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We spent 3 nights here and could not have had a better experience.The location is second to none, the accommodations are very nice and the vibe is excellent. Interacting with people from all over the world in the common areas and outside was really a highlight!

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We didn't stay here, but we heard that the pizza was good so we stopped in one night for dinner. It was yummy. Like all the food in this area (that we saw), it wasn't cheap. But it was a solid dinner.

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We are on a 17 day vacation and the mountian hostel is in the middle of our trip... What a refreshing stop and resting point.... The views here are breath taking... we are enjoying our time here.. Today it is raining but it's still great.. do your homework and check out the passes expecially if you are planning a trip...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This place has beautiful views and is a good stop for a quick bite. They have fair pizza and good beer. It is a casual place if you want just pizza and beer. It is very close to the Gimmelwald cable car stop. There is cable car every 30 minutes to Stechelberg.

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

This hostel was great. You wake up to the most amazing scenery and have tons of hiking options in the area. We had bought dinner supplies at the Coop in Interlaken before arriving. There is no place to get groceries in Gimmelwald, so you either need to walk or take the Gondola up to Murren or get your supplies before...

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Thank Kristin J
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked 3 nights at Mountain Hostel but ended up staying for 4 nights. This is a special place that should be on everyone's "must visit" list. It is reached by gondola and the views on the ride up are incredible. The hostel has plenty of places to sit and relax outside, taking in the fresh mountain...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by the Mountain Hostel for dinner and were pleasantly surprised. While it is true they only serve pizza - it is good pizza that could serve 2 if not extremely hungry. Overall the food and drink prices were reasonable, another reason we came here for dinner and not next door.

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Garden City, New York
Reviewed 8 July 2016

If you want to step away from the beaten path and live among the clouds for a few days...this is where you want to be. If you desire some privacy...they have ONE private room. Its amazing. Don't expect anything fancy...just expect to sip your morning coffee with the greatest view you could ever ask for.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I had such a wonderful time at the Mountain Hostel. Backpackers, families, and couples all stay here comfortably and have some great conversations in the evenings (while watching the sun set across the alps and the star some up). There are a number of great day hikes from the hostel of varying difficulty. The staff are happy to give helpful...

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The Mountain Hostel was one of my favourite hostels in Switzerland. Location is amazing, just next to the cable car station in Gimmelwald. A stunning setting in which you wake up and go to sleep to an amazing view of the mountains. Location is in the middle of many amazing hiking trails-also some which work for rainy days. The vibe/culture...

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Address: Gimmelwald, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Gimmelwald
Price Range: $67 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“wifi barely worked in one public room and had a tedious difficult log in....”
 of 5 bubbles iccatharine, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the "Family Room" which had a spectacular view. (but I think all of the rooms have this view so you can't go wrong!)”
 of 5 bubbles marycX1299BA, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“for families make sure to get the family dorm room.”
 of 5 bubbles MitchS765, 19 Dec 2015 | Read review
“amazing views from women's room”
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“There are a couple of smaller 6 person rooms available. Check in advance for availability.”
  • Enjoy a brew on the deck
 of 5 bubbles mikegQ982MC, 2 Dec 2014 | Read review
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