Youth Hostel Locarno

Youth Hostel Locarno

Palagiovani, Via B. Varenna 18, 6600 Locarno, Ticino, Switzerland
+41 91 756 15 00

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Youth Hostel Locarno
Fri 01.12
Tue 05.12
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Standard room
Double room
Queen room

About Youth Hostel Locarno

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free
Surrounded by a lush garden, the Youth Hostel Locarno is 1.5 km away from the train station and the Lake Maggiore. The restaurant serves Swiss and Mediterranean cuisine and packed lunches can be provided. A children's play area with toys is available at the Youth Hostel. Table tennis can be played outdoors. The bright rooms have shared or private bathrooms and some have a work desk. Every year, various summer festivals are taking place in Locarno, most notably the Film Festival, which is held in August. The valleys in the Ticino Canton offer several hundreds kilometres of hiking paths and bungee jumping is offered as well. As of January 2017 guests will be able to use all public transport free of charge as well as being granted special rates for various leisure activities during their stay in the southern canton. You are given the “Ticino Ticket” upon arrival and it is valid until the end of your day of departure. For bookings of more than 10 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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Fri 01.12
Tue 05.12
Standard room
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Queen room
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Double room
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on the total costs of the stay, including taxes and fees.

Amenities at Youth Hostel Locarno

  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Table tennis

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Playground


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Lockers
  • City view
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Picnic area
  • Garden

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

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

What's nearby

  • Piazza Grande0.6 km
  • Falconeria Locarno0.8 km
  • Casino Locarno0.9 km
  • Madonna del Sasso0.9 km
  • Lido Locarno1.3 km
  • Church Santa Maria della Misericordia1.9 km
  • Verzasca Dam5.7 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 10:00


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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FAQs when booking at Youth Hostel Locarno

  • Where is Youth Hostel Locarno located?

    Youth Hostel Locarno is located at Palagiovani, Via B. Varenna 18, 1 km from the center of Locarno. Piazza Grande is the closest landmark to Youth Hostel Locarno.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Youth Hostel Locarno?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Youth Hostel Locarno.

  • Does Youth Hostel Locarno offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Youth Hostel Locarno offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Youth Hostel Locarno from the airport?

    Youth Hostel Locarno is 20.6 km from Lugano. Youth Hostel Locarno is 60.4 km from Milan Malpensa.

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1.0 km