The Funny Farm Backpackers Hostel, part of the Mattenhof Resort is the centre of diversity and activity in Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland. With its 100-year history it offers a distinctive combination of tradition and modernity.
In addition to large hotel grounds, an Art Nouveau main building and over 18, 000 m² of parkland, we offer our guests truly fascinating nature and almost unlimited cultural, leisure and sports opportunities. Many rooms offer beautiful views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. The magical ambience of the surrounding Alpine landscape along with the lobby bar in the lounge with its cosy fireplace, the trendy Club Caverne, the garden restaurant, the pool bar and the village tavern make the Mattenhof Resort a truly unique and extraordinary hotel
All sights and shopping opportunities as well as the pier for boat rides on Lake Thun are about a 15-minute walk from the hotel. The hostel's guest card allows you free use of local buses and trains as far as the Interlaken East or West train stations. From there all trains for excursions into the mountains or to Lucerne depart.
Adventure highlights (bookable through the adventure desk in the lobby):
Hiking, mountain biking, Nordic walking, swimming, golf, tennis, squash, badminton, horseback riding, fitness, hang gliding and paragliding, skydiving, bungee jumping, canyon jumping, ice climbing, glacier trekking, rock climbing, river rafting, canyoning, wakeboarding, water skiing, sailing, cross-country skiing.
Whether you are budget conscious or enjoy the finer luxuries of life, we offer accommodation to suit all tastes. Choose betweenThe Funny Farm Classic, barn style accommodation, perfect for the low budget traveller, The Castle, two to ten bed rooms with ensuite bathroom facilities or The Hotel, for standard rooms. Most rooms have magnificent views of the surrounding mountains including the Jungfrau. This unique hotel resort with its relaxed, friendly staff will ensure your stay with us is an unforgettable experience.