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Solothurn Youth Hostel

Am Land, Landhausquai 23, Solothurn, 4500, Switzerland

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Overall Rating 90%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 97%
Cleanliness 97%
Location 90%
Security 87%
Service 87%
Comfort 83%
Green rating 93%

  • Dorm
    From $32.71
  • Private
    From $86.88
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Solothurn Hostel

Hostel Solothurn

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Anyone who drops in at the Youth Hostel Solothurn can experience a thing or two! And you can take "dropping in" literally - the Aare cycle route leads right past the youth hostel. The hostel is worth visiting just to look at the modern steel and glass construction within the historic "Am Land" customs house. In the evening, the (old) town just round the corner draws you into its dreamy narrow streets, cosy pubs and legendary range of cultural and leisure activities for the young and young at heart.

Once upon a time it was a historic 17th-century house serving the people of Solothurn as a trading and customs house, a warehouse, a theatre and finally as a schoolhouse. A modern steel and glass construction was put into the house and it was opened as a youth hostel in 1994. The architecture highlights the separate areas for sleeping, recreation and seminars. The bedrooms, for example, are little houses within a house - forget the sleeping bag, you'll dream the Nordic way here.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • Additional tax of 2.00 CHF is payable at check-in.
  • 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
  • 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 not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of CHF 7 per person per night is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 23 Jan to 02 Feb
Open from 01 Mar to 24 Nov

Reception:
From 08:00 to 10:00
From 16:30 to 21:30
Check-in:
From 16:30 to 21:30

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +41 32 623 17 06

Fax. +41 32 623 16 39

solothurn@youthhostel.ch

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Schlendern durch die schönste Barockstadt der Schweiz ()
  • Wandern durch die Verenaschlucht ()
  • Klettern im Seilpark auf dem Balmberg ()

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Leider ist die Jugendherberge auf der Karte (auf die seite von HI) nicht richtig angegeben

77%

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Adriaan Jacobus,

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Bonne surprise pour une auberge en plein centre ville

100%

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Guy-Martin,

Fri 19 Jul 2019

I had a very good stay. Some suggestions to improve: the room was very warm and with the windows open at night too noisy with the terraces downstreet. Also it seemed you cannot open the windows halfway. And one toilet for the whole floor is a bit less. The friendlyness of the staff is a big plus!! Also a safe place to put the bike is a plus; unfortunately on my arrival the cellar was already full, so i had to put mine on the (closed) terrace.

93%

Avatar for Erik

Erik,

Sun 09 Sep 2018

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (500m to 1km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (500m to 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m to 1km)
  • Nightlife (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m to 1km)
  • Theatre (Less than 500 m)
  • Water park (1 to 2km)
  • Wooded Area (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Alternate Transport
Car
Rail
Solothurn station 200m.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Orienteering
  • Swimming
  • Team-Building
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Walking / Hiking
Sustainability

Sustainability initiatives

Air

  • Public transportation is promoted

Energy

  • Double-glazed windows
  • Energy efficient appliances

People

  • Working with local community

Waste

  • Recycling areas
  • Local and seasonal food

Water

  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in taps

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