Trinkhalle at Rugen


historic buildings

Experience unforgettable celebrations with panoramic views

Stroll along the picturesque Ringweg circular path through the Rugen forest to the Trinkhalle (pump room). The pump room with its open archways is situated on the edge of the “Kleine Rugen” forest, only a few minutes from Interlaken. Hire one of the stylish Belle Époque rooms for a private event.

Built in 1863, the pump room is situated on the edge of the “Kleine Rugen” forest, only a few minutes from Interlaken. In its early days, the impressive hall was used to administer whey and mineral water cures, which were reputed to be beneficial for various physical ailments. Many famous personalities took advantage of the health treatments, lodging at the nearby Kurhaus on the northern foothills of the "Kleine Rugen" forest. An easy, circular path takes you around the “Kleine Rugen”. Take a stroll along the circular path to the Trinkhalle and enjoy an unobstructed view of the impressive Jungfrau massif. You can also reach the building from the southern side of the “Kleine Rugen”. Parking is available at the Rugenbräu brewery, which is only a few minutes’ walk away. The Trinkhalle can be hired for private parties and events. Find out about the options and be enchanted by the charm of the historic rooms and the stylish archways.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Stroll along Ringweg to the historic Trinkhalle (pump room) at “Kleine Rugen”
  • Hire the open pump room, the attic room or the Rappard room for your event
  • Enjoy the unique views of the Jungfrau massif

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way, please note

  • The Trinkhalle can be hired at any time of year
  • Early reservation of rooms recommended
  • Find out about public events



  • for Groups


Getting there
Trinkhalle am Kleinen Rugen
Kleiner Rugen
3800 Matten bei Interlaken