Accommodation

Stay at the World Scout Centre

 

Make yourself at home.

Close to nature and away from the distractions of everyday life, you’ll find nowhere else quite like Kandersteg.

From summer camps and ski trips to family holidays and special events, we welcome over 12,000 guests a year from more than 50 different countries. We have 4 different buildings across 17 hectares of land, with over 350 beds in our indoor accommodation and room for more than 1,200 people on our campsite.

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Accommodation

Accommodation

Stay at the World Scout Centre

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Kanderlodge

The Kanderlodge is our building with more upscale accommodation, particularly suitable for families with small children, solo travellers, couples, small groups and corporate or conference groups looking for more privacy and comfort. Most rooms are named after Swiss lakes and alpine animals, while some have the names of the groups that sponsored them.
Room size
2 - 6 beds
Beds in total
44
Number of rooms
20
Check-in
from 14:00
Check-out
by 10:00
  • Comfort twin bedrooms, one suite with 6 beds
  • Bathroom shared between 2 rooms; a 6 bedroom suite with a private bathroom
  • Fully equipped kitchen (suitable for smaller groups) and dining area
  • Lounge area
  • Laundry room in the building
  • Conference room
  • Free Wi-Fi
Adult (17+) Scouts CHF 31.20
Child (6 - 16) Scouts CHF 29.50
Adult (17+) Non-Scouts CHF 38.20
Child (6 - 16) Non-Scouts CHF 36.50
Infants (0 - 5)  CHF 15.00

Price includes tourist tax: under 6 years CHF 0; 6 - 16 years CHF 1.50; 17+ years CHF 3.20.
Non-Scout groups of more than 30 people will receive the Scout price.

  • Bedding provided, including a towel. The use of sleeping bags is not allowed.
  • Beds prepared for guests prior to their arrival.
  • No pets allowed

New Chalet

The New Chalet is particularly suitable for leaders, couples, solo travellers and conference groups looking for a bit more comfort. Most rooms are named after different peaks found in the nearby Swiss Alps.
Room size
3 beds
Beds in total
27
Number of rooms
9
Check-in
from 14:00
Check-out
from 10:00
  • 3-bed rooms
  • Shared bathroom facilities
  • Laundry room available in the building
  • Common rooms with fireplaces
  • Lockers to store valuables
  • Guest kitchens available for rent
  • Free Wi-Fi
Adult (17+) Scouts CHF 24.20
Child (6 - 16) Scouts CHF 22.50
Adult (17+) Non-Scouts CHF 33.20
Child (6 - 16) Non-Scouts CHF 31.50
Infants (0 - 5) CHF 11.00

Price includes tourist tax: under 6 years CHF 0; 6 - 16 years CHF 1.50; 17+ years CHF 3.20.
Non-Scout groups of more than 30 people will receive the Scout price.

  • Bedding for each person is provided. The use of sleeping bags is not allowed.
  • Towels are not provided, guests will need to rbing their own.
  • Beds prepared for guests prior to their arrival.
  • Not available for booking between 1st June - 10th September
  • No pets allowed
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Old Chalet

The Old Chalet is suitable for families and groups of various sizes. Rooms will not be shared between groups. Most rooms in the Old Chalet are named after a National Scout Organisation or Scout Region that contributed to the renovation and decoration of the room. Bathrooms are shared across the floor. The Old Chalet and the New Chalet are connected buildings.
Room size
3 - 22 beds
Beds in total
181
Number of rooms
23
Check-in
from 14:00
Check-out
by 10:00
  • Dormitory style rooms with bunk beds
  • Sole use of the room for your group
  • Shared bathroom facilities
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry room available in the building
  • Common rooms with fireplaces
  • Lockers to store valuables
  • Fridge available on each floor
  • Guest kitchens available for rent
  • Free WiFi
  • Pets allowed upon request
Adult (17+) Scouts CHF 19.70
Child (6 - 16) Scouts CHF 18.00
Adult (17+) Non-Scouts CHF 25.20
Child (6 - 16) Non-Scouts CHF 23.50
Infants (0 - 5)  CHF 9.00

Price includes tourist tax: under 6 years CHF 0; 6 - 16 years CHF 1.50; 17+ years CHF 3.20.
Non-Scout groups of more than 30 people will receive the Scout price.

  • Bedding for each person is provided. The use of sleeping bags is not allowed.
  • Beds need to be made by the guest upon arrival.
  • Towels are not included, you will need to bring your own. 
  • Pets allowed upon request.

Sunneblick (group house)

The Sunneblick is situated close to the Chalet and is rented out to a single group at a time. This building is ideal for groups who want some privacy while still being close to the main building.
Room size
2 - 8 beds
Beds in total
47
Number of rooms
10
Check-in
from 14:00
Check-out
by 10:00
  • Dormitory style rooms with bunk beds
  • Shared bathroom facilities
  • Common rooms
  • Fully equipped kitchen with a dining hall - fridge and freezer, pots, pans, cooking utensils, dishwasher, tea towels, cloths, dishwashing liquid, coffee maker, plates, bowls, glasses, cups and cutlery are all available
  • Private garden around the building
  • Free WiFi
  • Pets allowed upon request

The price of the building is calculated per person per night with a minimum occupancy of 20 people. If the group does not reach this number, it is still charged extra to cover the minimum required.

Adult (17+) Scouts CHF 19.70
Child (6 - 16) Scouts CHF 18.00
Adult (17+) Non-Scouts CHF 25.20
Child (6 - 16) Non-Scouts CHF 23.50
Infants (0 - 5)  CHF 9.00

Prices include tourist tax: under 6 years CHF 0; 6 - 16 years CHF 1.50; 17+ years CHF 3.20.
Non-Scout groups of more than 30 people will receive the Scout price.

  • Sunneblick is rented to one group at a time. Minimum occupancy is 20 people.
  • Bookings for the Sunneblick will only be accepted with a minimum of 2 nights stay.
  • Bedding provided. The use of sleeping bags is not allowed.
  • Beds need to be made by the guest upon arrival.
  • Pets allowed upon request
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Tower (group house)

The Tower is a charming group building located on our Campsite and is rented out to a single group at a time. With its large hall suitable for both serving meals and running activities, it is perfect for larger groups who want some privacy while also being close to the Campsite.
Room size
9 - 12 beds
Beds in total
57
Number of rooms
6
Check-in
from 14:00
Check-out
by 10:00
  • Dormitory style rooms with bunk beds
  • The Tower complex consists of 2 buildings - The Tower (2 rooms, 9 beds, leaders room, kitchen and a big hall), The Bunkhouse (4 rooms, 48 beds)
  • Shared bathrooms in the Bunkhouse
  • Fully equipped kitchen with a dining hall - fridge and freezer, pots, pans, cooking utensils, dishwasher, tea towels, cloths, dishwashing liquid, coffee maker, plates, bowls, glasses, cups and cutlery are all available
  • Located on KISC Campsite, 8 mins walk from the main Chalet
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Pets allowed upon request

The price of the building is calculated per person per night with a minimum occupancy of 30 people. If the group does not reach this number, it is still charged extra to cover the minimum required.

Adult (17+) Scouts CHF 19.70
Child (6 - 16) Scouts CHF 18.00
Adult (17+) Non-Scouts CHF 19.70
Child (6 - 16) Non-Scouts CHF 18.00
Infants (0 - 5)  CHF 9.00

Prices include tourist tax: under 6 years CHF 0; 6 - 16 years CHF 1.50; 17+ years CHF 3.20.
Non-Scout groups of more than 30 people will receive the Scout price.

  • There is currently a construction site close to our campsite, as the BLS is working on replacing the tracks in the Lötschberg Tunnel. This may result in an increase in train activity, noise levels during the day, as well as partial lighting during the night on some of our sites.
  • The Tower is rented to one group at a time. Minimum occupancy is 30 people.
  • Bedding for each person is provided. The use of sleeping bags is not allowed.
  • Beds need to be made by the guest upon arrival.
  • Pets allowed upon request

Campsite

Our Campsite is where most of our groups stay during the summer we can have over 1000 guests during high season. Split into two different locations, the Rovergelände and the Main Campsite; it is perfect for campers and groups of various sizes wanting to feel the Permanent Mini Jamboree feeling, as well as camp surrounded by the amazing Swiss Alps.
Campsite size
1'200 people
Number of campsites
55
Check-in
from 14:00
Check-out
by 11:00
  • Spaces for camping with a tent
  • Shower and toilet blocks
  • Taps with drinking water
  • Recycling centre
  • Wood Compound
  • Covered shelters with fireplaces
  • Fridge room
  • Drying room
  • Chapel
  • Laundry room available in the Kanderlodge
  • Lockers to store valuables and charge electronic devices

The overnight price doesn’t include any campsite equipment rentals. Usage of pioneering poles is free of charge, however we do not supply pioneering rope. Firewood, butane and propane gas, gas stoves, tents, tables and benches and cooking equipment are available for our guests for a small fee. In high season it is necessary to request the equipment in advance as they are subject to availability.

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Adult (17+) Scouts CHF 11.70 CHF 10.20
Child (6 - 16) Scouts CHF 10.00 CHF 8.50
Adult (17+) Non-Scouts CHF 15.20 CHF 10.20
Child (6 - 16) Non-Scouts CHF 13.50 CHF 8.50
Infants (0 - 5)  CHF 5.00 CHF 5.00

Prices include tourist tax: under 6 years CHF 0; 6 - 16 years CHF 1.50; 17+ years CHF 3.20.
Non-Scout groups of more than 30 people will receive the Scout price.

  • There is currently a construction site close to our campsite, as the BLS is working on replacing the tracks in the Lötschberg Tunnel. This may result in an increase in train activity, noise levels during the day, as well as partial lighting during the night on some of our sites.
  • No vehicles and camper vans are allowed on the Campsite
  • Luggage and equipment can be transported by hand operated carts
  • Fires should only be made in a fire barrel or in designated campfire places
  • Digging holes in the ground is not allowed
  • It is your responsibility to separate your rubbish and recycling carefully and bring it to the recycling centre during opening hours
  • Wi-Fi is only available outside the campsite office
  • In July and August, you may be required to share the campsite with another group
  • Full campsite services are available from mid-June to mid-August. Outside these dates, it may still possible to camp, but the only open facilities are in the Chalet or the Roverglander.
  • Pets are allowed only on your campsite; dogs must be on a leash and you need to pick up any dog waste
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Rentals

If you are staying on our Campsite, then you do not need to bring all of your heavy camping equipment with you, you can request the cooking and camping equipment from us. When staying indoors, then you can rent a guest kitchen where you can cook for a group of up to 20 to 40 people. When coming in Winter, we can arrange ski and snowboard rentals with a special scout discount in the local rental shop in the village.

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