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Locarno Youth Hostel
2 stars

Locarno Youth Hostel

Palagiovani, Via B. Varenna 18, 6600 Locarno, Ticino, Switzerland
Locarno, Switzerland
See location+41 91 756 15 00
C$ 80

rate per night

based on 557 reviews
557 reviews
Room type
Nightly total
Standard Room
C$ 80
Double room
C$ 259

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About Locarno Youth Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • 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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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Locarno Youth Hostel

  • 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


  • 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.
  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Packed lunches
  • 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

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

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Reviews of Locarno Youth Hostel

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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 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


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FAQs when booking at Locarno Youth Hostel

  • Where is Locarno Youth Hostel located?

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

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

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Locarno Youth Hostel.

  • Does Locarno Youth Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Locarno Youth Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Locarno Youth Hostel from the airport?

    Locarno Youth Hostel is 20.3 km from Lugano. Locarno Youth Hostel is 60.1 km from Milan Malpensa.

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Distance to downtown

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