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Locarno Youth Hostel

Palagiovani, Via B. Varenna 18, Locarno, 6600, Switzerland

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Overall Rating 93%

The Youth Hostel Locarno, with its Mediterranean Fair is located near the Lago Maggiore in one of the most popular cities of Ticino.

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Locarno Hostel

Hostel Locarno

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Locarno is a year-round destination and has something to offer to all types of group travellers.

Our hostel in this Swiss town has been described by previous guests as more like a hotel. Previously used as a boarding school for young ladies, the stunning building is a real step back in time. With high ceilings, an inner courtyard and many rooms with balconies, this hostel is a real experience for groups staying here.

A particular draw for music groups, this hostel does more than meets the eye. In addition to the accommodation, the building is home Ticino's local radio station, a youth bureau and a music school.

And the friendly staff here are always happy to tailor make an itinerary to suit your groups requirements. With special offers for guests over the age of 55 as well as those who were born in the year 2003 (check with the hostel when making an enquiry for all current promotions) there really are some value breaks to be had.

Locarno is the starting point for a wide range of activities. Try sailing on Lake Maggiore or get on your bike for stunning trails in the valleys of the Sopraceneri. Prefer hiking? The valleys of Ticino offer several hundred kilometres of paths or for the adventurous there is bungee jumping or canyoning. And for culture vultures what about a visit to the Teatro Dimitri in Verscio?

So why not make the most of the Mediterranean like weather in this part of Switzerland and make an enquiry for your group now?

Group facilities & services

Group facilities & services
  • Suitable for Special Occasions
  • 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

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • Table tennis / ping pong
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - At a cost
  • Car parking nearby - At or next to the hostel
  • Conference Facilities
  • Currency Exchange
  • Cycle Rental
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 04/03/2016 to 13/11/2016
Open from 27/03/2017 to 10/11/2017

Reception:
From 08:00 to 10:00
From 17:00 to 21:30
Check-in:
From 15:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +41-91-7561500

Fax. +41-91-7561501

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Falconeria (2 to 3km)
  • Lido Locarno (2 to 3km)
  • Splash & Spa (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (1 to 2km)
  • Cinema (500m to 1km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (1 to 2km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (500m to 1km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • National / State Park (5 to 10km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m to 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (1 to 2km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (1 to 2km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Lugano 44 km
Bus
100 min 1 in the direction of Ascona or 7 towards Losone Cinquevie stop
Ferry/Boat
Locarno
Underground/Metro
Centovalli railway station 300 m stop St Antonio
Car
Public parking nearby (charges apply)
Rail
Central Station 1.5 km
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Athletics
  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Motorsports
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skateboarding
  • Ski / Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Walking / Hiking

Sustainability initiatives

Air

  • Public transportation is promoted

Energy

  • Double-glazed windows
  • Energy efficient appliances
  • Energy saving lights

People

  • Working with local community

Waste

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

Water

  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in taps

Sustainability labels