Youth Hostel Locarno

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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 Locarno

Youth Hostel Locarno

2.0 star property
No-frills Locarno hostel with restaurant

8.4/10 Very good

33 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry facilities
Map
Palagiovani, Via B. Varenna 18, Locarno, 6600
Main amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Self parking
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Lockers available
Feel at home
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Piazza Grande - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Lugano (LUG-Agno) - 50 min drive
  • Locarno F.A.R.T Station - 16 min walk
  • Locarno Station - 17 min walk
  • Locarno (ZJI-Locarno Train Station) - 17 min walk

About this property

Youth Hostel Locarno

Youth Hostel Locarno is a great choice for a stay in Locarno. Guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby hiking/biking trails and mountain biking, and free perks include WiFi and buffet breakfast daily between 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM. Other highlights include a snack bar/deli, a terrace, and a garden.

Languages

English, French, German, Italian

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
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up, and test must have been administered no more than 24 hours prior to check-in; COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 14 days prior to check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 77 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up, and test must have been administered no more than 24 hours prior to check-in; COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 14 days prior to check-in
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (CHF 10 per day)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • Hosted evening meals daily for a surcharge (reservations required)
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.58 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 15 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Hosted evening meal costs CHF 19.50

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 15 per pet, per day

Parking

  • Self parking costs CHF 10 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.

The negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up, and the test must have been administered no more than 24 hours prior to check-in. COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 14 days prior to check-in.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

The total price of stay includes a Youth Hostel Membership per day.
From November to March, the Youth Hostel only operates on weekends.
Children younger than age 7 may not stay in dormitories. Children age 2 and younger are included in private room rates when using existing bedding.

Also known as

Youth Locarno
Youth Hostel Locarno Locarno
Youth Hostel Locarno Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Youth Hostel Locarno Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Locarno

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

8.4

Very good

8.6/10

Cleanliness

8.4/10

Staff & service

7.3/10

Amenities

8.2/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.8/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Friendly staff. Clean efficient property in a great location. Breakfast was excellent. Great cost effective option for locarno!
Dominic, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Central, budget-friendly and clean
Solo traveller staying in a dorm room. The room was tidy and comfortable. The shower facilities were also clean and adequate. Central location in Locarno city. Very friendly staff.
Elizabeth, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A well located and friendly hotel
The people at the desk are super friendly! The breakfast buffet is generous. There is currently some building work in front which makes some noise after 8 am. A perfect place for backpack travelers and a public transportation pass will be delivered for all your stay.
Ralph, 3-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Alfred, 1-night trip
Verified Ebookers guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Preis-/Leistung stimmt für mich überhaupt nicht. Austattung und Zimmer sind OK für eine Jugendherberge aber der Preis dafür einfach überrissen!
1-night family trip
Verified Ebookers guest review

8/10 Very good

Gut gelegen
3-night trip with friends
Verified Ebookers guest review

8/10 Very good

Die Lage war gut.
2-night romance trip
Verified Ebookers guest review

2/10 Poor

Ostello molto datato, rumoroso e molto costoso! Sconsiglio vivamente! Personale poco professionale e scortese!
Mattia, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Sehr schöne Jugenherberge, zentral gelegen und sehr freundliches Personal. Ich werde wieder kommen.;-)
1-night trip with friends
Verified Ebookers guest review

10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
Verified Ebookers guest review