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Value-for-money services at a high level of quality

Our primary aim is the maintenance of value-for-money services. Nevertheless, we want to meet rising quality requirements. We wish to offer a demand-conscious, innovative programme of services for our guests that is attractive and offers genuine alternatives when compared to other forms of accommodation. In other words: to cultivate simplicity. We attach particular importance to transparent structures, personal management of our hostels, and a pleasant atmosphere.

Schaan-Vaduz Youth Hostel

Hostels

In 2021, the network of the Swiss Youth Hostels consisted of 50 hostels with a total of 6,137 beds. The Swiss Youth Hostels Association operated 45 own hostels, totalling 5,607 beds; 5 youth hostels with a total of 530 beds belonged to the network as franchisees.

Number of hostels

Number of beds

Number of hostels

Number of beds

33 barrier-free youth hostels

15 historic youth hostels

Historic key data

March 2021
Klosters Youth Hostel
Klosters Youth Hostel was closed at the end of the 2021 winter season. The owner, the Municipality of Wallisellen, plans to sell the property.
March 2021
Thursday, 1 April 2021
Schaan-Vaduz Youth Hostel
In 2015, the municipalities of Schaan and Vaduz decided to replace the 40-year-old youth hostel with a new construction. After just under one-and-a-half years of construction, the new youth hostel opened its doors in spring 2021.
Thursday, 1 April 2021
Friday, 30 April 2021
Rapperswil-Jona Youth Hostel
The town of Rapperswil-Jona as owner of the youth hostel approved the conversion of the youth hostel in 2019 with a CHF 2.5 million loan. Work started after the end of the season on 19 October 2020.
Friday, 30 April 2021
November 2021
Zofingen Youth Hostel
Zofingen Youth Hostel closed after 35 years at the end of October 2021, as the owner will use the property for other purposes.
November 2021
Friday, 1 April 2022
Saignelégier Youth Hostel
Saignelégier Youth Hostel opened its doors in April as part of Franches-Montagne leisure centre. Saignelégier is the ideal location for sports enthusiasts. The wild high plateau with its large meadows and pine woods also offers plenty of space for outdoor activities.
Friday, 1 April 2022

Franchise hostels

The Bellinzona, Engelberg, Lugano, Romanshorn, Saignelégier (from 1 April 2022) and Trin youth hostels manage the youth hostels on their own account and at their own risk according to the Swiss Youth Hostels’ principles. As they satisfy the service and quality principles, they are allowed to use the word and figurative marks of the Swiss Youth Hostels. The mutual rights and obligations are laid down in a franchise agreement.

Schaan-Vaduz
Youth Hostel

In 2015, the municipalities of Schaan and Vaduz decided to replace the 40-year-old youth hostel with a new construction. After just under one-and-a-half years of construction, the new youth hostel opened its doors in spring 2021. The result is a modern hostel in the “Top” category with 116 beds in different room categories. The new hostel was built in line with the highest sustainability standards and offers optimal functionality with maximum comfort at the same time. This will give access to new guest segments and boost tourism in Liechtenstein.

Rapperswil-Jona
Youth Hostel

The town of Rapperswil-Jona as owner of the youth hostel approved the conversion of the youth hostel in 2019 with a CHF 2.5 million loan. Work started after the end of the season on 19 October 2020. Following a slightly extended seasonal closure over the winter, the youth hostel opened again on 30 April 2021. Guests will be received, according to the plans of Lehmann Springer Architekten AG, in a newly designed foyer with a restaurant, self-kiosk and various communal areas on the ground floor. The rooms were renovated, and new double and family rooms with en-suite bathrooms are now also available. The entire youth hostel has barrier-free access.