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Zug Youth Hostel

Allmendstrasse 8, Zug, 6300, Switzerland

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Overall Rating 79%

From 2 Reviews

Hostel rating (2)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 80%
Cleanliness 75%
Location 85%
Security 80%
Service 80%
Comfort 75%
Green rating 75%

The hostel is on the shore of the beautiful Lake Zug, where everyone is welcome.

  • Dorm
    From $35.90
  • Private
    From $93.04
10 or more people?
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Zug Hostel

Hostel Zug

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

In 1435 and in 1887, an entire section of the town sank into the lake, enticed by the legendary Sea Maiden of Zug. The only things sinking into the lake today, however, are the rays of the setting sun. But you're quite entitled to be enticed by images of sunsets or the water as you approach the youth hostel, just two minutes from the lake shore. And in Zug today, nobody could possibly sink into boredom, because Zug is the place to be, whether you're a rollerblade fan or a caving enthusiast.

The city and Canton Zug donated this youth hostel to its people in 1987 - and it was a most generous gift. What was once a wooden shack has become a roomy building with 88 beds, an infrastructure suitable for the handicapped, and an art exhibition thrown in free of charge. The façade boasts striking murals, and the working sketches for these are displayed in the dining room. The two flights of stairs are dedicated to water: you climb to the upper levels in the company of a wave crashing against a cliff, and from your room there are views of the glistening lake. Next morning, a colourful waterfall leads you down to breakfast.

The youht hostel, between the lake and the "Herti" sports complex, is ideal for sports camps intended for track and field athletes, curling or hockey teams, or divers. And to relax? How about a trip to the "Zugerberg" mountain and on to the open-air cinema by the lake?

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 17:00 and 22:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 22:00
  • 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

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Garden
  • Table tennis / ping pong

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - At a cost
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lockers Available - In Room
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 02 Mar to 26 Nov

Reception:
From 07:30 to 10:00
From 17:00 to 22:00
Check-in:
From 17:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +41 41 711 53 54

Fax. +41 41 710 51 21

zug@youthhostel.ch

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Höllgrotten Baar (5 to 10km)
  • Zugerberg (3 to 5km)
  • Kunsthaus Zug (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Pour nous à vélo la situation était très bonne. Endroit calme avec verdure et terrasse sur l arrière. Très bon petit déjeuner.

80%

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Pascale,

Sat 12 Aug 2017

we didn't know checkin time was 17.00. thats very late; thanks to the staff we were allowed to check in at 1600. the childgroup was very noisy during the night

70%

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Henk Jan,

Thu 09 Mar 2017

O hostel é muito bom, café da manhã com pães, café, iogurtes e cereais. Minha sugestão é que o estacionamento poderia não ser cobrado à parte.

93%

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Anne,

Mon 23 Nov 2015

Very clean, lovely hot showers Would be great if there was a kitchen facility for cooking.

100%

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Anneliese,

Mon 12 Oct 2015

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Cycle trails
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Alternate Transport
Car
Zug hostel has a limited number of spaces for parking, we recommend you reserve in advance.
Rail
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Basketball
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Football
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Skateboarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Walking / Hiking

Sustainability initiatives

Air

  • Low carbon activities

Energy

  • Double-glazed windows
  • Energy efficient appliances
  • Energy saving lights

People

  • Working with local community

Waste

  • Recycling areas
  • Local and seasonal food

Water

  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in taps

Sustainability labels

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