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Rapperswil-Jona Youth Hostel

Hessenhofweg 10
8645 Jona (SG)

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Phone: +41 55 210 99 27
Fax: +41 55 210 99 28


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19 rooms of Rapperswil-Jona Youth Hostel offer barrier-free access.

Barrier-free stay

The garden seating area is paved with composite stones.

Barrier-free accommodation

Room Barrier-free beds per room
6 2-bed rooms 1 bed
10 4-bed rooms 2 beds

The ramp has a slope of 6 %.


The building has a lift linking the floors.


  • The width of the corridor in front of the elevator is 200 cm
  • The width of the elevator door is 80 cm
  • Elevator width: 105 cm
  • Elevator depth: 200 cm

The room door width is 84 cm.


Barrier-free wet cell

A combined disability-friendly shower/WC is located on the 2nd storey. In addition, a barrier-free toilet is located on the ground floor.

The wet cell dimensions are:

  • Width of wet cell door: 90 cm
  • Shower seat
  • Shower handle

Barrier-free journey

By train / by foot


  • Rapperswil Station: approx 2km
  • Jona Station: approx. 1.6km
  • Bus stop ‘Busskirchstrasse’: approx. 700m

From Rapperswil Süd Railway Station, take the No. 911 bus to the stop ‘Busskirchstrasse’ (low-floor buses). Wheel around 50 back to the roundabout, then turn left into Busskirchstrasse. After approx. 300 metres Busskirchstrasse becomes Blaubrunnenstrasse. Continue along this road for a further 200 metres, and then turn right into Hessenhofweg. The Youth Hostel is located around 80 metres along on the right-hand side.

By car

The youth hostel has chargeable, wheelchair-accessible car parking spaces. Distance to the main entrance: approx. 20m. 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 an official blue disabled person’s parking permit.

Useful information

Links for public transport


  • Tixi Rapperswil-Jona
    Frau Andrea Schneider
    Pius Rickenmannstrasse 33
    8640 Rapperswil
    Phone: +41 55 210 90 91
    Telephone manned Mon - Fri from 9 - 11 am (answering machine at other times)
    Taxies should be booked by 11 am at the latest, preferably 1 - 2 days in advance
  • AA-Rosen-Taxi
    Hurdnerstrasse 118
    8640 Hurden
    Phone: +41 55 420 26 26

Closest pharmacy

approx. 2km


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