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The Lazy Falken Hotel & Backpackers

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Reviewed 23 May 2012

First and foremost, I enjoyed my stay in the hostel. I can only give it a "3" for reasons I'll list shortly. I liked the desk staff. Very informal, college dormitory feel to the interaction and they are mostly British and Australian, so they speak English and Swiss German. I am over 50, but hostels have figured prominently in my...

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Reviewed 23 April 2012

After about 2 minutes in the Swiss Lodge, it's clear you're going to have a good time. Terry and Judith, the owners, speak exceptional English and are accustomed to a wide range of travelers from around the world. Not only did they offer a very tasty breakfast (included in the price of the hotel), but also great suggestions for dinner,...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 October 2011

Lea, Karen and Terry! Great staff, give good advice on tourism and are fun to talk to. I stayed there for 2 nights from 13th - 14th Sep 2009 in a 6 bunk bed dorm for CHF27/night (bf incl). Facts: - Very good price considering the prices in interlaken. - great helpful and friendly staff - Basic breakfast: cereals, milk,...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2011

during our trip we received well behavior from all staffs including manager. They are nice. Sankar

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 September 2011

Stayed for one night and found it alright. Not the nicest hostel ever and the room smelled a bit musty. Pillow wasnt the best but room was alright, bathroom was usuable and staff was helpful for information about interlaken. Definitely not a hotel and more of a backpackers place

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 August 2011

Spiders Crawling, torn curtains, bathroom ceiling leaking

Thank Vivek S
Reviewed 13 July 2011

We were in a room in the outside block of dorms/flats rather than in the rooms in the hostel. Our room had 2 bunk beds, with a small gap between them. The room was fairly small but clean. You collect your clean sheets at check in. In the communal part of the flat was a kitchen with settee and TV....

Thank unitedlegend
Reviewed 29 June 2011

Value for money compared to the swizz charges. Good room, enough space and really neat. Rest room and Kitchen were too good. No net (very limited though it was accessible from kitchen- adjust to the room itself). No locks for the lockers (u hav to carry your own) And checkin time is 3:30 (so not possible before that to enter...

1Thank sudeepkrish
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2011

Good accommodation but was so very disappointed with the customer service from 1 particular male receptionist in the morning. We arrived around lunch time and find the hotel was closed! We knocked and this rude guy opened the door and said it's too early to check in and said check in opens at 3.30 pm. Didn't offer us to leave...

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Reviewed 10 May 2011

I stayed with Lazy Falken in March 2011 on my maiden trip to Switzerland. The best part is that the hotel is right in the middle of the town and walking distance from the Interlaken West station. I chose to stay in the quad dorm and found the place to be clean and well kept. They have free common internet...

Thank rawalravi

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Additional Information about The Lazy Falken Hotel & Backpackers

Address: Spielmatte 8, Unterseen, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland (Formerly Falken & Backpacker Interlaken)
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Interlaken > Unterseen
Hotel Class:2 star — The Lazy Falken Hotel & Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Falken And Backpacker Interlaken
Falken & Backpacker Interlaken Hotel Unterseen
The Lazy Falken Hotel & Backpackers Interlaken, Switzerland
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“Its a quiet area”
VishL_12, 17 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Never ever go to this hotel unless this is the last place in the world.”
frequenttravelelr, 13 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Though some rooms say they have a "bathroom down the hall," Terry ensured we had an ensuite bathroom. So I would definitely request this if you have the options.”
Kgossett, 23 Apr 2012 | Read review
“If you are 2 or a couple then choose the double ensuite room.”
Besanc0n, 29 Oct 2011 | Read review
“Reach there before 11 or after 3:30PM”
sudeepkrish, 29 Jun 2011 | Read review
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