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New Youth Hostel in Saas-Fee / VS 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 Solar Prize 2011 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

Canada study trip with the Management and Board of the Swiss Youth Hostels Sep 30, 2011

A nine-man delegation, consisting of the Board and CEO of Swiss Youth Hostels, travelled to Canada on a study trip from 25 August to 4 September 2011. The exciting journey took them from Calgary, via Banff, Vernon, Vancouver Island and Whistler... More

Topping-out ceremony for the Youth Hostel 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

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 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

Facebook Competition Mar 28, 2011

Win a weekend for two at a Youth Hostel! Take an original photo of your stay at any Youth Hostel in Switzerland. Post the photo with a few comments on and share it with your friends. This entitles you to take... More

Free WiFi in the majority of Youth Hostels Mar 15, 2011

Since the beginning of March 2011, wireless Internet access for laptops, handhelds and other devices has been available to guests at the majority of Youth Hostels. This service complements the Internet corners, which are subject to a charge and... More

Swiss Youth Hostels wins ZKB Sustainability Award Jan 18, 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 ever the... More

Interlaken is taking bookings! Jan 12, 2011

Our new Interlaken Youth Hostel, which is set to open in the spring of 2012 at Interlaken Ost Railway Station, is already taking bookings. However bookings received up to the end of 2012 are currently possible only on a provisional basis. M... More