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Swiss Youth Hostels distinguished with Watt d’Or energy award Jan 08, 2015

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

Opening of world’s first wellness hostel in Saas-Fee Sep 19, 2014

The newly opened wellnessHostel4000 in Saas-Fee is a novelty. It is world’s first hostel that combines the typical laidback ambiance and low prices of a youth hostel with the exacting requirements of modern wellness and fitness facilities... More

Opening of new Youth Hostel Gstaad Saanenland Jun 05, 2014

The newly opened youth hostel provides a range of facilities and services aimed at families, individual travellers, sports enthusiasts and culture lovers. The building, a modern interpretation of the local chalet style, offers the typical, info... More

Annual Report 2013 now available May 22, 2014

The Swiss tourism sector recorded significant growth in 2013. There are three reasons for this development: traditional growth markets remained strong, the recovery of the European economy has gained traction, and good weather conditions had a ... More

“Another year, another chance” May 13, 2014

The wait is over. The Big Blog Exchange (BBE), the world’s biggest blog exchange competition, is back! It’s a new year and a new chance to be one of 16 bloggers swapping places, blogs and lives simultaneously IRL. From experienc... More

Spring awakening at Avenches and Stein am Rhein Apr 25, 2014

Our youth hostels in Avenches and Stein am Rhein are sporting a freshly renovated and modernised look. The two hostels have been open again since April and have benefited immensely from comprehensive refurbishment. Both now welcome their guests... More

Award for Basel Youth Hostel Nov 13, 2013

Basel Youth Hostel, following a conversion undertaken in 2010 in collaboration with Buchner Bründler architects, has been honoured with the “Good Buildings Award 2013” by the Cantons of Basel-City and Basel-Land. The award, whi... More

Business Report 2012 now available May 22, 2013

“Sustainable development” is more than just a buzzword for Swiss Youth Hostels. It is actually a key element of the company’s business policy, as can be seen in the 2012 Business Report. Thanks to the systematic implementation... More

Best Annual Report of a Swiss NPO Nov 13, 2012

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of its annual report rating, the University of Applied Arts and Science Northwest Switzerland (FHNW) presented awards to the best placed companies on 8 November 2012. Swiss Youth Hostels was the only non-... More

3a – restaurant bar lounge in Interlaken Aug 24, 2012

The new, highly modern Youth Hostel with its own restaurant is located right next door to Interlaken-Ost Railway Station. The Youth Hostel contains a total of 220 beds. The menu of the in-house restaurant 3a includes classic international d... More