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Yesterday, the Canton of Bern Parliament followed the lead of Burgdorf Town Council by giving its unanimous approval to a state loan for the conversion of Burgdorf Castle. Thanks to these two positive decisions, the way has now been cleared for... More
On Friday, the Swiss Youth Hostels received the "Prix Lignum Wood Award 2015" in the "centre west" region for the sophisticated, trendsetting use of wood in the construction of their latest property, the wellnessHostel4000 i... More
Business Report 2014 available Jun 14, 2015
The Swiss Youth Hostels Business Report 2014 has just been published. Among other things it contains details of the association’s commitment in the area of sustainability as well as the positive year-end statement for 2014: compared to th... More
Successful first season in Saas-Fee Jun 12, 2015
At the end of the first eight months of business at the wellnessHostel4000 and its publically accessible Aqua Allalin wellness and fitness centre, Swiss Youth Hostels, the operator, is pleased with progress. Since opening in September 2014, the... More
Today sees the Gstaad Saanenland Youth Hostel, opened in June 2014, embark on its new season. Once again this summer, the team is looking forward to extending a warm welcome to families, groups, associations, solo travellers, bikers, hikers and... More
New youth hostel in Burgdorf Castle Apr 28, 2015
The conversion project “Unser Schloss – jetzt für alle offen!” (Our castle – now open to all!) is a proud landmark for the city of Burgdorf – for local visitors as well as day and overnight guests. To the grea... More
In its meeting of 13 March 2015, the Board of Swiss Youth Hostels appointed Corinne Denzler, CEO of Tschuggen Hotel Group, as a member. This takes the total number of board members to ten.
Teachers now stay free in Swiss Youth Hostels Mar 17, 2015
With immediate effect, Swiss Youth Hostels are offering free bed and breakfast for teachers staying with their pupils or students in one of the hostels making up the nationwide network. With the introduction of this new offer, the non-profit or... More
Swiss Youth Hostels can look back on a good year in 2014: in the financial year just ended, the number of overnight stays in the 46 owned hostels increased by 0.8 % and turnover by 6.5 % compared to the preceding year. The non-profit organisati... More
On 8 January 2015, the Swiss Federal Office of Energy is presenting the Swiss Youth Hostels with the Watt d’Or for their two latest developments, the Gstaad Saanenland Youth Hostel and the wellnessHostel4000 in Saas-Fee, in the category &... More