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Brugg Youth Hostel

Schlössli Altenburg Im Hof 11, Brugg, 5200, Switzerland

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Overall Rating 97%

The Brugg Youth Hostel is surrounded by the Habsburg Castle, the Roman fort of Vindonissa and the monastery church.


Brugg Hostel

Hostel Brugg

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Located the charming Altenburg Castle, situated right on the river Aare, youth hostel Brugg is a 15-minute walk from the city centre. Free public parking is available 200 m away. The Brugg train station is a 20-minute walk away. Popular attractions are the camp site of the Roman Legions in Vindonissa, Habsburg castle, the ancestral seat of the Habsburg family, the black tower in the old town of Brugg and Wildegg/ Brunegg castle.
The youth hostel has a covered, outdoor seating area and its own playground. The shaded seating area is a great place to relax while the river meanders past youth hostel Brugg. There are 2 lounges and a communal dining area. A children’s playground, barbecue facilities and table tennis is on site.
Rooms are decorated with wooden panelling and furnishings. Shared bathroom facilities are located on the same floor. The hostel serves a buffet breakfast. Dinner and packed lunches are available on request.

Group facilities & services

Group facilities & services
  • Parking for coaches (on or near site)
  • Linen and towels
  • Rooms for leaders and drivers
  • Catering/meal service
  • Meeting room/communal area for group use

Hostel Suitable For

  • Friends/Family
  • Interest Group
  • Other
  • School Group
  • Sports Group
  • University/College Group
  • Tour Operator
  • ESN



Leisure & Fitness

  • Garden
  • Playground
  • Table tennis / ping pong


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car parking nearby
  • Lockers Available
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 15 Mar to 12 Oct
Open from 13 Mar to 10 Oct

From 08:00 to 10:00
From 17:00 to 21:00
From 17:00 to 21:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +41 56 441 10 20

Fax. +41 56 442 38 20

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Wasserschloss (1 to 2km)
  • Schloss Habsburg (1 to 2km)
  • Thermalbad „Aquarena fun“ Schinznach (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (500m to 1km)
  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • Restaurants (500m to 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Distance to Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Distance to Swimming pool (Less than 500m)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Distance to Water park (1 to 2km)
  • Distance to Wooded area (500m - 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Walk to the railway station 20 mins.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Walking / Hiking

Sustainability initiatives


  • Public transportation is promoted


  • Energy efficient appliances
  • Energy saving lights
  • Green energy supplies


  • Working with local community


  • Recycling areas
  • Fairtrade food served
  • Local and seasonal food


  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in taps

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