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Youth Hostel Zurich

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Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Youth Hostel Zurich

Youth Hostel Zurich

2 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Parking available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMuseum Rietberg17 min walk
  • Popular LocationBelvoir Park17 min walk
  • Popular LocationZurich Aviary4 min drive
  • AirportZurich (ZRH)27 min drive

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About this area


Located in Zürich's Wollishofen neighborhood, Youth Hostel Zurich is near a train station and near the beach. Zürich Opera House and Kunsthaus Zurich are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Bahnhofstrasse. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Letzigrund Stadium or Hallenstadion. Guests appreciate the hostel's location for the nightlife.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Museum Rietberg - 17 min walk
  • Belvoir Park - 17 min walk
  • FIFA World Football Museum - 3 min drive
  • Zurich Aviary - 4 min drive
  • Zurichhorn Park - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Morgental Tram Stop - 7 min walk
  • Thalwil Station - 8 min drive
  • Zurich Airport (ZRH) - 27 min drive


  • Casa Nostrana — 7 min walk
  • Fork & Bottle — 9 min walk
  • Shamrock Irish Pub — 13 min walk
  • Ziegel oh Lac — 14 min walk
  • Il Grappolo — 17 min walk

About this property

Youth Hostel Zurich

Zürich hostel in Wollishofen, near Bahnhofstrasse
A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include self parking, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms offer free WiFi and desks.
Youth Hostel Zurich offers 76 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (CHF 7.00 per day)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 6 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Desk

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Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.50 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: CHF 7.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Please note that the total price includes a Youth Hostel Membership per day.
Children younger than age 7 may not stay in dormitories. Children age 2 and younger are included in the rate for private rooms when using existing bedding.

Property is also known as

Youth Zurich
Jugendherberge Zurich Hotel
Youth Hostel Zurich Zürich
Youth Hostel Zurich Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Youth Hostel Zurich Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Zürich

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 119 out of 263 reviews
5 - Excellent 45%
Rating 4 - Good. 114 out of 263 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 23 out of 263 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 263 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 263 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Clean but rather expensive for what it is.
Clean with a reasonable infrastructure. Expensive for what it is, modern hotel concepts have a better price / offering relation than the Youth Hostel Zurich. The youth hostel includes breakfast but given current times there was no buffet, the offered breakfast was not that great, in particular the bread. Under normal circumstances (no corona) a good place to meet people.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Would stay again.
Staffs were friendly and nice. Room is clean.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Room comfort
אחלה אכסניית נוער
צריך להתייחס למקום כאכסניית נוער ואז מקבלים פרופורציה נכונה לצערי בגלל המחיר וההמלצות חשבתי על מלון... מכאן האכזבה סהכ חדר בסיסי ללא תוספות, נקי, מיטה לא נוחה בעזיבה צריך לאסוף את המצעים והמגבת לסל בלובי המלון לא נותן כרטיסי נסיעה בתחבורה הציבורית בחינם כמו כל המלונות האחרים שהיינו בהם בשוויץ מכאן שהעלות בפועל הייתה יותר גבוה וחבל
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Needs a bit more improvement
Breakfast was a great addition to the hostel. Stayed in four room dorm and the showers and bathroom are outside the rooms. Downside is that lockers have to use coins to utilize in room which seems to defeat the purpose of having lockers in room. Also the location is inconvenient for walking and makes it difficult to travel
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020