International Hostels

Use the search widget of our friends from HI to plan your trip

Use the search function from our friends at HI to plan your trip. Not only do you have access to our global network, but holders of our Hostel Card Premium also benefit from a discount of around 10%. For the search results, you will be redirected to the Hostelling International website

Travelling abroad?

The Swiss Youth Hostels are a member of Hostelling International, the global network of youth hostel associations.

Within the network you will find a wide range of accommodations abroad, offering affordable overnight stays in unmatched quality. Whether with friends, family or on your own, we offer you the special holiday you’ve been longing for.

With one membership around the world!

  • Become a member today and enjoy discounts all over the world and in all Swiss youth hostels
  • In addition to around 50 youth hostels in Switzerland, you will also have access to more than 2,500 accommodations worldwide
  • Included are countless offers and discounts for entertainment, museums, culture, shopping and much more

Hostelling International

Hostelling International is the brand name of a Youth Hostel Associations in 57 countries, operating round 2,650 hostels world-wide. What makes HI different from other hostel operators is a focus on quality over quantity: all member countries are required to meet HI's internationally-agreed Assured Standards for comfort, so you can rely on a consistent level of services and facilities wherever you stay. No other international hostel operator can offer the same assurances, so be sure to look out for the HI logo before you book an international hostel.

HI also prides itself on its variety of budget accommodation: within the network you will find a range of interesting places to stay, from medieval castles to modern eco hostels, log cabin ski lodges and there's even a hostel in a jumbo jet! Some are small and intimate with private rooms, others are vibrant, buzzing places.

Hostels around the globe!

Hostelling International offers more than 4000 youth hostels in 90 countries worldwide.