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Offering 24-hour front desk, free public Wi-Fi and a spacious lounge area with flat-screen TV and billiards, Youth Hostel Zurich is 250 feet from the Jugendherberge bus stop.

The Youth Hostel serves a traditional Swiss breakfast as well as packed lunches and dinners. Snacks are available around the clock.

Bicycle storage, washing machine and a dryer are available. The souvenir shop sells Victorinox pocketknives, among others.

Zurich's Main Train Station is a 20-minute tram ride away. The Morgental tram stop is 1,700 feet from the hostel. Guests can reach Zurich Lake within a 10-minute walk.

The Rote Fabrik cultural center, which hosts concerts and plays, is a 15-minute walk from the Youth Hostel.

Zurich Youth Hostel has been welcoming guests since Jul 29, 2011

Property Highlights

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Buffet

Private Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Zurich Youth Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • how to reach your hostel from zurich kloten airport ? and how to go to zurich main station from your hostel
    1. From the airport, take a train to Zurich HB 2. From Zurich HB, at Bahnofstrasse take the tram number 7 direction Wollishofen and the stop station ...
    Answered on February 20, 2020
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Answered on October 11, 2019
  • Do you have a locker in rooms or outside for our belongings?
    Hey We have lockers in the room. You need a 2 franc coin to use it. The 2 franc coin is only a deposit.
    Answered on June 7, 2022
  • Hi! I'm interested in booking a female dormitory. Could you let me know which one of the rooms is female, please? Thank you.
    Hi! For a female-only dorm please book a 4-bedded-dorm. All our 6-bedded-dorms are mixed.
    Answered on July 5, 2022
  • Do you require a covid certificate? (vaccinated, tested, recovered) How many months are recognized for a recovered certificate after being infected?
    Thank you for your request. No, we don't have any Corona measures anymore here in Switzerland.
    Answered on July 11, 2022
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: International

Amenities of Zurich Youth Hostel
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Walking tours
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs CHF 10 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French

House rules Zurich Youth Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 12:00 AM


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking for more than 10 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Zurich Youth Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Valid CovidPass (>16y.) needed for:
- your overnight stay in a shared room (not requested in private rooms)
- and consumption (breakfast, dinner, etc.) in the restaurant areas of the youth hostel

All rooms are fitted with bed linen. Please note that towels are only provided in the Double Room with Shower and the Quadruple Room with Shower. Please note that the parking space for disabled guests is available free of charge for holders of a blue parking permit for disabled people.

Please inform Zurich Youth Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Zurich Youth Hostel

  • Zurich Youth Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Zurich Youth Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Zurich Youth Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Ping-pong
    • Walking tours

  • Guests staying at Zurich Youth Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • Zurich Youth Hostel is 1.6 miles from the center of Zurich.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Zurich Youth Hostel by:

    • Train 45min
    • Subway/Metro 45min

  • The prices at Zurich Youth Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.