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Swiss Youth Hostels joins the Swiss Hotel Association Dec 20, 2012

The Swiss Hotel Association and Swiss Youth Hostels are working together to promote quality and transparency in the Swiss accommodation landscape: As of 1 January 2013, all 45 hostels will be joining the association and will be granted ‘S... More

Swiss Youth Hostels practising sustainability May 30, 2012

2011 Annual Report now available “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 2011 Annual Report. Than... More

Pontresina Youth Hostel to be refurbished Mar 30, 2012

Reopening on 23 June 2012 From the beginning of April until June 2012, the Youth Hostel Pontresina, built in 1979, will be getting a bit of a facelift; the youth hostel will remain closed during this period. This partial refurbishment will ... More

Swiss Youth Hostels Association to open a restaurant in Interlaken Mar 15, 2012

On 5 May, the Swiss Youth Hostels Association (Schweizer Jugendherbergen) will be opening a restaurant at its new youth hostel in Interlaken, a stone’s throw from the Bahnhof Ost. Called ‘3a’, the new venture marks the launch ... More

New Youth Hostel in Saas-Fee Nov 28, 2011

Swiss Youth Hostels are delighted that the municipality of Saas-Fee and the civic community of Saas-Fee gave their approval at the weekend to the refurbishment of Bielen Leisure Centre, the building law for the Youth Hostel and the necessary ad... More

Swiss Youth Hostels wins the 2011 Swiss Solar Prize Oct 10, 2011

The Swiss Youth Hostels association has been chosen to receive the 2011 Swiss Solar Prize in the category A Personalities/Institutions for its comprehensive environmental management in construction and operation as well as for its pioneering ro... More

Topping-out ceremony for the new Youth Hostel and Raiffeisenbank Jungfrau in Interlaken Aug 25, 2011

On Thursday Raiffeisenbank Jungfrau and Swiss Youth Hostels held a topping out ceremony for their new building in Interlaken. The event at Bahnhof Ost was also attended by the architect as well as the builders. The project remains on schedule; ... More

The Swiss Youth Hostels’ sustainability strategy is paying off May 27, 2011

Despite the difficult underlying conditions, the Swiss Youth Hostels organisation is able to look back on a successful year in its just published 2010 annual report. With 945,828 overnight stays, it almost succeeded in matching the previous yea... More

New Youth Hostel opens in Fiesch Apr 29, 2011

The new Youth Hostel will be officially opened in the “Sport- und Feriencenter Fiesch” on 30 April 2011. The former military hospital in Fiesch has been converted into a modern Youth Hostel containing a total of 92 beds at a cost of... More

Swiss Youth Hostels wins ZKB Sustainability Award Jan 17, 2011

On 17th January Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) announced the winners of the ZKB Sustainability Award. The Swiss Youth Hostels are proud to have received the ZKB Sustainability Award with a prize value of CHF 70,000. For the first time eve... More