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Youth Hostel Grindelwald

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Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Youth Hostel Grindelwald

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Youth Hostel Grindelwald

2.0 star property
8.4 out of 10 Very Good
8.4/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Hot Tub
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Parking available
Geissstutzstrasse 12, Grindelwald, BE, 3818

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSportzentrum Grindelwald14 min walk
  • Popular LocationFirst Cable Car19 min walk
  • Popular LocationGrindelwald Grund Gondola5 min drive

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About this area


Located in Grindelwald, Youth Hostel Grindelwald is in the mountains. Lake Brienz and Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Bussalp and Sportzentrum Grindelwald. Mini Golf Wengen and Jungfrau Park are also worth visiting. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, or check out other outdoor activities such as snow tubing and snowshoeing.

What's nearby

  • Oberer Gletscher - 14 min walk
  • Sportzentrum Grindelwald - 14 min walk
  • First Cable Car - 19 min walk
  • Grindelwald Grund Gondola - 5 min drive
  • Pfingstegg Toboggan Run - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Grindelwald Station - 12 min walk
  • Zurich Airport (ZRH) - 118 min drive


  • Restaurant Golden India - 19 min walk
  • Da Salvi - 19 min walk
  • Gasthof Alte Post - 18 min walk
  • Bebbis - 14 min walk
  • Café Ringgenberg - 13 min walk

About this property

Youth Hostel Grindelwald

Hostel in the mountains
Take advantage of a free breakfast buffet, a terrace, and a garden at Youth Hostel Grindelwald. Hit the slopes at this hostel offering a free ski shuttle, ski passes, and ski storage. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a playground and a library.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Self parking (surcharge), smoke-free premises, and barbecue grills
  • Meeting rooms, luggage storage, and tour/ticket assistance
  • Free newspapers
Room features
All 32 rooms have amenities such as free WiFi.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Limited housekeeping and desks


English, French, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland)
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free ski shuttle
  • Self parking on site (CHF 10 per day)
  • Limited onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily
  • A restaurant
  • Hosted evening meal available daily for a fee of CHF 19.50; reservation required
  • Snack bar/deli

Things to do

  • Library
  • Playground
  • Ski passes
  • Ski storage
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Guest services

  • One-time housekeeping
  • Tour and ticket assistance

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • In the mountains
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • No elevator
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided


  • Desk

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Check-in from 4 PM - 9:30 PM
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (7:30 AM - 10 AM) and Monday - Sunday (4 PM - 9:30 PM)
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 15 per pet, per day
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.90 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
  • Tourism fee: CHF 1.00 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Self parking fee: CHF 10 per day
  • Pet fee: CHF 15 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Hosted evening meal: CHF 19.50
  • Facilities fee: CHF 20 per person, per day and includes use of: spa tub

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Please note that the total price includes a Youth Hostel Membership per day.
Children younger than age 7 may not stay in dormitories. Children age 2 and younger are included in private room rates when using existing bedding.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators

Property is also known as

Youth Grindelwald
Jugendherberge Grindelwald Hotel
Youth Hostel Grindelwald Grindelwald
Youth Hostel Grindelwald Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Is Youth Hostel Grindelwald pet-friendly?

Yes, dogs are allowed at this property. There's a fee of CHF 15 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much does it cost to stay at Youth Hostel Grindelwald?

As of Jun 1, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Youth Hostel Grindelwald on Jun 20, 2023 start from $179.14, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Youth Hostel Grindelwald?

Self parking is available for CHF 10 per day. Limited spots are available.

What time is check-in at Youth Hostel Grindelwald?

Check-in is from 4 PM - 9:30 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at Youth Hostel Grindelwald?

Check-out is at 10:00 AM.

Where is Youth Hostel Grindelwald located?

Located near the slopes, this Grindelwald hostel is in the mountains and within a 15-minute walk of Grindelwald - Wengen Ski Area, Bussalp, and Sportzentrum Grindelwald. The Wetterhorn and Oberer Gletscher are also within 15 minutes. Grindelwald Station is 12 minutes by foot and Grindelwald Grund Station is 20 minutes.



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10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Not sure if this is informed to guest.. but would be good information to share: - last bus from station - is a very very challenging steep uphill walk to the accommodation, esp. with luggage!
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

8/10 Good

Yu Min

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

8/10 Good

Verified traveler

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
this youth hostel was very good. everything was nice and clean and in good condition. nice view with overlooking a mountain. highly recommend to everyone.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveler

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2019

8/10 Good

Verified traveler

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

8/10 Good


Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

8/10 Good

Verified traveler

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveler

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great hostel!
First time I stayed at a hostel and was pleasantly surprised! Amazing views and amazing breakfast! Mountain can be seen from the rooms. Loved it was the original building!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2018