The 5 Best Places to Stay Nearest to Interlaken Ost Train Station

The best hotels, hostels, and apartments within 350 meters (5 minutes’ walk) of the Interlaken Ost train station.


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Interlaken — so named because it is a village nestled between two Swiss lakes, Lake Brienz and Lake Thun — is a great base for exploring the Bernese Highlands. The famous Jungfrau and Eiger peaks tower over the city and can be reached from Interlaken in less than 2 hours.

There are two train stations in Interlaken: Interlaken Ost and Interlaken West. Most trains stop at both stations, but there are trains to Luzern, Lauterbrunnen and Grindelwald that only stop at Interlaken Ost. The accommodations listed below are those nearest to Interlaken Ost.

There are five accommodations within 350 meters, or around 5 minutes’ walk, of the Interlaken Ost train station. The top two, chosen based on their location and ratings, are described in more detail below. A summary table then presents the most important details of all five accommodations near Interlaken Ost. Five more apartments nearby are listed after the table.

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1. Swiss Hotel Apartments Interlaken

These are 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments at Untere Bönigstrasse 8, Interlaken. The one-bedroom apartment can accommodate up to 4 adults, the two-bedroom apartment up to 6 adults, and the three-bedroom apartment up to 8 adults. Each apartment has air conditioning, under-floor heating, a spacious balcony, and a well-equipped kitchen. All rates include daily cleaning. Guests who arrive earlier than the check-in time may leave their luggage at the office. Children are welcome and are considered “adults” by the hotel starting age 3. Extra beds for guests over 6 years old will cost 70 CHF per night. Pets are not allowed. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hotel starts at 354-678 CHF.

  • 100 meters from Interlaken Ost train station
  • 9 / 10 at, 4.5 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 4.5 / 5 at Google Reviews

2. Interlaken Youth Hostel (Jugendherberge Interlaken)

This youth hostel is right next to the Interlaken Ost station and offers both private and shared accommodations. There are private rooms for 1, 2, 4, or 6 guests, while dormitory rooms may accommodate a total of 4 or 6 adults. Some of the dorm rooms are all-male or all-female. Sheets are included in the room rate, although guests can use their own sleeping bags if they prefer to do so. Towels are provided in private rooms; guests who book shared accommodations may bring their own towels or rent one for 2 CHF. Hairdryers may be borrowed from reception with a deposit of 20 CHF (refundable). Breakfast is served from 6:30-9:30 AM Mondays through Fridays, and 6.30-11:00 AM on the weekends. The hostel also has a microwave for heating food. Guests can have their luggage stored before check-in and after check-out. Children are welcome and are considered “adults” by the hotel starting age 13. Guests may bring pets; charges may apply. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hotel starts at 46-155 CHF.

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Accommodations within 350 meters of Interlaken Ost train station

Hotel Name Rating Distance Starts at
Swiss Hotel Apartments Interlaken
9 / 10
100 m
354 CHF
Interlaken Youth Hostel
8.7 / 10
110 m
46 CHF
Hotel Du Lac Interlaken
8.2 / 10
210 m
160 CHF
Carlton-Europe Vintage Adults Hotel
8.7 / 10
270 m
95 CHF
Lindner Grand Hotel Beau Rivage
7.5 / 10
350 m
152 CHF
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There are also other apartments at Untere Bönigstrasse 8 (100 meters from the Interlaken Ost station), each of which can sleep up to 4 adults and have a starting nightly rate of 200 CHF, with the following ratings:

  • Apartment JungfrauCenter Brienzersee (9.6 / 10)
  • Apartment JungfrauCenter Schynige Platte (9.3 / 10)
  • Apartment JungfrauCenter Roteflue (9 / 10)
  • Apartment JungfrauCenter Bällenhöchst (8.6 / 10)
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What are the best places to stay in Interlaken?

Interlaken has everything from grand hotels, cozy guesthouses and bed and breakfasts, to vibrant hostels. Some of the most highly-rated accommodations in Interlaken include Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa, Villa Heimgarten, Hotel Bernerhof, the Aarburg Hotel & Café, Adventure Guesthouse Interlaken, Arnolds Bed & Breakfast, Chalet Hostel @ Backpackers Villa, and Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof.

Which hotels in Interlaken have family rooms?

The following accommodations in Interlaken (ratings in parentheses) have rooms that can accommodate four or more guests.

  • The Aarburg Hotel & Café (8.9) has family rooms good for five people and a studio good for four.
  • Adventure Guesthouse Interlaken (8.8) has a family room with balcony for four and a two-bedroom large family room for five.
  • Adventure Hostel Interlaken (8.6) has family rooms for 4, 5 or 6 people.
  • Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof – Hostel Interlaken (9.0) has quadruple and quintuple rooms.
  • Boutique Hotel Bellevue (8.6) has a family room for four, as well as two types of apartments that can each sleep four.
  • Hotel Interlaken (8.6) has a family room
    and a family room with balcony that can each sleep four.
  • Hotel Restaurant Hirschen (8.6) has a double room with two extra beds that can accommodate four persons. Also has a children’s playground.
  • The Interlaken Youth Hostel (8.6) has quadruple rooms as well as private rooms that can accommodate up to 6 guests.
  • Stella Swiss Quality Hotel (8.5) has a quadruple room.
  • Swiss Inn & Apartments (9.0) offers a two-bedroom apartment, a superior two-bedroom bungalow, and an economy two-bedroom bungalow, all of which can accommodate four.
  • Villa Heimgarten (9.7) has a 2-bedroom suite that can sleep four and a 3-bedroom suite that can sleep six.

What are the best hostels in Interlaken?

The best hostels in Interlaken are the Adventure Hostel, Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof, Chalet Hostel, Interlaken Youth Hostel, and Walters Hostel.

  • Adventure Hostel Interlaken is rated 8.6/10 at, 5/5 at TripAdvisor, and 4.5/5 at Google Reviews. They have 5- and 6-bed dormitory rooms, as well as single rooms, double rooms, triple rooms, and family rooms for 4-6 guests.
  • Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof – Hostel Interlaken is rated 9.0/10 at, 4.5/5 at TripAdvisor, and 4.6/5 at Google Reviews. They have 7-bed dorm rooms as well as a variety of private rooms from single to quadruple.
  • Chalet Hostel @ Backpackers Villa Interlaken is rated 9.2/10 at and has 7-bed and 10-bed dorm rooms. There are no private rooms.
  • The Interlaken Youth Hostel (Jugendherberge Interlaken) is rated 8.6/10 at and 4.5/5 at both TripAdvisor and Google Reviews. They have a a mix of dormitory rooms (including all-male and all-female dorms) as well as private rooms for 2, 4, or 6 people.
  • Walters Hostel Interlaken is rated 9.1/10 at, 4.5/5 at TripAdvisor, and 4.7/5 at Google Reviews. They offer private rooms good for two or three guests.

How do you get from Interlaken to Grindelwald?

There are 1-2 direct trains every hour going from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald. The journey takes just 34 minutes. You can book your tickets at the website of SBB (Swiss Federal Railways).

How do you get from Interlaken to Jungfraujoch?

To get to Jungfraujoch from Interlaken, the route is: Interlaken – Grindelwald – Eigergletscher – Jungfraujoch. From Interlaken, you take a train to Grindelwald, where you get on a cable car to Eigergletscher (Eiger Glacier), where you then take the train going up to Jungfraujoch. You can simply enter Interlaken and Jungfraujoch at SBB and they will plot the entire journey for you.

How do you get from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen?

There are twice hourly direct trains from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen. The trip takes only 20 minutes.

How do you get from Interlaken to Lucerne?

There are hourly direct trains from Interlaken Ost to Lucerne (Luzern). The journey takes 1 hour and 51 minutes.

How do you get from Interlaken to Mürren?

The train from Interlaken Ost to Mürren takes less than an hour but you will have to change twice: Interlaken – Lauterbrunnen – Grütschalp – Mürren BLM.

How do you get from Interlaken to Wengen?

To get to Wengen, you first need to take a train from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen, and then from Lauterbrunnen to Wengen. The entire journey (including the transfer) takes just 36 minutes.

How do you get from Interlaken to Zermatt?

To get to Zermatt from Interlaken, you will need to take a train from Interlaken Ost to Spiez, then Spiez to Visp, then finally Visp to Zermatt. Even though it involves two changes, the journey takes just 2 hours and 14 minutes.

How do you get from Interlaken to Zurich?

To get to Zurich, you need to take the train from Interlaken to Bern and then from Bern to Zurich. The journey takes under 2 hours. You also have the option of going from Interlaken to Lucerne to Zurich but the entire route will take nearly 3 hours.

How do you get from Interlaken to Zurich airport?

The easiest way to get to the Zurich airport from Interlaken is to take a train from Interlaken to Bern and change there for a train to Zurich airport (Zürich Flughafen). The whole journey takes less than 2.5 hours.

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Note: Accommodations are shortlisted based on their review scores on and TripAdvisor, as well as their distance from the train station as determined through Google Maps. We are not connected in any way with any of the properties listed, and the best accommodations are selected based on a combination of reviews, rankings, nearness to the train station, and best value for money. Affiliate links are used in this article; when you book, we may earn a small commission from the booking platform, but the price stays the same for you.