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Engelberg Youth Hostel

Dorfstrasse 80
6390 Engelberg (OW)

Classic Eu-label Hiq Quality-1 Steinbock-3

Phone: +41 41 637 12 92
Fax: +41 41 637 49 88

For bookings please contact the hostel directly by e-mail:


From the River Aa in Engelberg - the "Angel's Mountain" - to the "end of the world". Is this your idea of holiday? Then the angel of the mountains, or "Bergengel", will grant your wish! And the more unusual, the better. How about hurtling downhill on a mountain tricycle? Or a cable car ride up to the magnificent panorama? Or quite simply the rugged, blue beauty of the mountains? Enjoy the caress of an angel's wings as you spend the night in the youth hostel.

The Lucerne-Stans-Engelberg railway has been winding its way along this 1000 metre high valley for 100 years. And if you look to your left from the train window just before the terminus in Engelberg, you may catch a glimpse of a gracious mountain chalet with bright red shutters. The youth hostel, with its 153 beds in rooms equipped for between 14 to 2 guests, has recently been renovated both inside and outside - and now invites you to a taste of unique pleasure.

The football pitch opposite and the adjoining open-air games area invite you to make the most of summer evenings. Two cosy reading and games rooms are a heaven for making the most of bad weather. Ski camps, summer camps, Ascension camps or hiking camps: it's as though this youth hostel were made for groups.

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Getting here

By public transportFrom Lucerne via the Lucerne-Stans-Engelberg railway in one hour, 10 minutes on foot from the station.


By carLeave the Gotthard highway at Stans, and turn off for the Engelberg Valley. Parking adjacent to the Youth Hostel.



  • 25.05.- 15.10.2017
  • 24.11.- 31.12.2017
  • 01.01.- 15.04.2018
  • 18.05.- 14.10.2018
  • 30.11.- 31.12.2018


  • High season: 5 - 9 pm
  • Low season: 5 - 7.30 pm
  • High season: Mid Dec - End of March, June - Mid of August, autumn holidays


  • 7.30 - 10 am


  • 5 rooms with 2 beds, 4 with shower
  • 10 rooms with 4 beds, 2 with shower
  • 3 rooms with 6 beds, 1 with shower
  • 2 rooms with 10 beds
  • 2 rooms with 12 beds
  • 1 travel bed for small children

A total of 112 beds.
Washing rooms and showers on every floor.

Good to know

All Swiss Youth Hostels can be booked on site.


  • Breakfast buffet (incl.)
  • Evening meals or packed lunch on request the day before
  • Lunch for groups on prior request


  • Playroom for small children
  • Playground
  • Billiards
  • Table football
  • Table tennis
  • Internet corner