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Gstaad Saanenland Youth Hostel

Spitzhornweg 25
3792 Saanen (BE)

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The Gstaad Saanenland Youth Hostel was opening on 04 June 2014. All 42 rooms have unobstructed access and the single beds and lower bunk beds are designed to fit the needs of the disabled.

Barrier-free holidays

In the basement is an underground car park with a disabled-friendly parking space. Another disabled-friendly parking space is available 20 m from the main entrance.

The day rooms, games room and dining room also have threshold-free access via the lift.

Barrier-free accommodation

Rooms Barrier-free beds per room
2 double rooms with shower/WC barrier-free 2 beds
1 family room with shower/WC barrier-free 4 beds
8 double rooms with shower/WC 1 bed
9 family rooms with shower/WC 3 beds
8 4-bed rooms with shower/WC 2 beds
8 4-bed rooms with washbasin 2 beds
6 6-bed rooms with washbasin 3 beds

In front of the house is a ramp with a 6% incline. The external area on the ground floor is accessible via a threshold-free door. The playing field is also within easy reach for wheelchair users.

The entire premises are wheelchair accessible and you can get to the rooms easily with the passenger lift.

  • The width of the corridor in front of the elevator is 150 cm.
  • The width of the elevator door is 90 cm.
  • Elevator width: 120 cm
  • Elevator depth: 140 cm

The room door width is 84 cm.


Barrier-free wet cell

A disabled-friendly toilet and shower is located on each floor. Four double rooms and one family room have their own fully disabled-friendly wet cell.

The wet cell dimensions are:

  • Width of wet cell door: 83 cm
  • WC seat height: 52 cm
  • The washbasin is wheelchair accessible: 70 cm
  • Shower seat
  • Shower handle

Barrier-free access

By train / by foot

Saanen station is just 800 m from the youth hostel. The paths within the station grounds are asphalt-covered, the ramps are made of concrete. The youth hostel is situated in a residential and hotel district that is easily accessible on foot. It can be safely reached via asphalted streets although some of them have no pavement and a gradient of around 6%. Mobility assistants are available to provide help on public transport. The youth hostel has a chargeable, wheelchair-accessible car parking space, for which advance reservation is essential.

By car

In the basement is an underground car park with a disabled-friendly parking space. Another disabled-friendly parking space is available 20 m from the main entrance. Please ensure you make an advance reservation. We will be pleased to make the disabled car parking space available free of charge for holders of the official blue disabled person’s parking permit.

Useful information

Links to public transport


  • Aar Taxi Schranz
    Dorfstrasse 1
    CH-3792 Saanen
    Tel: +41 33 744 33 33

Nearest pharmacy

2.5 km away in the centre of Gstaad village:

  • TopPharm
    Promenade 44
    CH-3780 Gstaad
    Tel: +41 33 748 86 26, +41 748 86 20


The youth hostel lies 500 m from Saanen village centre, which offers essential shopping facilities: bakery, clothes shops, bank with cash dispenser, drugstore, grocer. Saanen village centre is around 500 m away and Gstaad village centre 2.5 km.

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