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Brugg Youth Hostel

Schlössli Altenburg Im Hof 11, Brugg, 5200, Switzerland

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The Brugg Youth Hostel is surrounded by the Habsburg Castle, the Roman fort of Vindonissa and the monastery church.

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Brugg Hostel

Hostel Brugg

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Schlössli Altenburg is a romantic little castle, situated right on the River Aare, 15 minutes' walk from the car-free city centre. The youth hostel has a covered, outdoor seating area and its own playground.

Popular attractions are the camp site of the Roman Legions in Vindonissa, Vindonissa Museum, Habsburg, the ancestral seat of the Habsburg family, the black tower in the Old Town of Brugg, Wildegg/Brunegg Castle.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • If a cancellation is made within 14 days of arrival time for a booking of 1 or more nights you will be charged for 1 night.
  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 17:00 and 21:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 21:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 16 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 6 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 2 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of CHF 7 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Garden
  • Playground
  • Table tennis / ping pong


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car parking nearby
  • Lockers Available
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 15 Mar to 12 Oct
Open from 13 Mar to 10 Oct

From 08:00 to 10:00
From 17:00 to 21:00
From 17:00 to 21:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +41 56 441 10 20

Fax. +41 56 442 38 20

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Wasserschloss (1 to 2km)
  • Schloss Habsburg (1 to 2km)
  • Thermalbad „Aquarena fun“ Schinznach (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions



Die Jugendherberge ist in diesen alten Gemäuern sehr sehenswert. Die Verantwortlichen und das Personal ist sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit. Diese Jugendherberge ist sehr zu empfehlen.


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Tue 11 Jun 2019

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Tue 14 May 2019


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (500m to 1km)
  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • Restaurants (500m to 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Distance to Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Distance to Swimming pool (Less than 500m)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Distance to Water park (1 to 2km)
  • Distance to Wooded area (500m - 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Walk to the railway station 20 mins.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Walking / Hiking

Sustainability initiatives


  • Public transportation is promoted


  • Energy efficient appliances
  • Energy saving lights
  • Green energy supplies


  • Working with local community


  • Recycling areas
  • Fairtrade food served
  • Local and seasonal food


  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in taps

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