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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 13 June 2015

The hostel is in a quite bylane but short distance from bus stop which takes you to the station. Once there the place has small lovely restaurants, cafes. The manager is a lovely lady and she makes you feel at home. The breakfast is yummy and had the best scrambled eggs here.

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Pforzheim, Germany
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This hostel has been one of the better hostels I've stayed in. The rooms were clean. The staff was decent. The breakfast was the best free hostel breakfast I've had. It's a little pricey, but Switzerland overall is a bit expensive, so I can't really complain about the price. The town is really small, so everything is pretty easy to...

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bangalore
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights. We were 3 adults and 2 children. We took a room with 2 bunk beds and asked for an extra bed. My 4 year old was also charged. The showers and toilets are common. There was a sink in our room. Very basic and very clean. Carry all your personal toiletries when staying at youth...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

Probably the cheapest place to stay in a town where everything is expensive. Compared to any other city this hostel would be extortionate, but for Switzerland it's value for money. Rooms were basic - I stayed in a twin with bunk beds and a sink - it would have been nice to have the option of a double bed at...

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2Thank Sarah C
Salem, Oregon
Reviewed 26 December 2012

Youth hostels in Switzerland are a word apart. We love them. This was a terrific deal, less expensive by far than any of the hotels. We decided to splurge a little and take a private room with bath. There were private rooms with shared baths in addition to the normal dormitory rooms. The room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was...

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Baar, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 October 2011

Located close to the city center, the Youth Hostel Locarno is a great place to stay, especially if you are traveling with kids ! A really clean and well maintained. I can only recommend to take the half board proposal. The evening dinner is good and well served (but be on time, you are in Switzerland !) From Locarno, you...

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2Thank Robert F
Battle Creek, Michigan
Reviewed 11 October 2008

Youth Hostel Locarno was a very fun and clean hostel in a great location. There was a large breakfast room, ping pong table, and outdoor terrace. My friends and I found it very close to the main square (only a 5-8 minute walk) and just a bit farther to the train station. The rooms were nice, and our 6-person dormitory...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Because the Canton of Ticino is located almost at sea level (at an altitude of 192 metres), it is possible to enjoy a Mediterranean climate from springtime until the end of November. It also means that a large part of life at the "Palagiovani" is spent outdoors - for example at a "Grigliata" in the inner courtyard surrounded by the building's three wings. Naturally, nearly all the modern double and four-person rooms have a balcony. And it's also pleasant to get together on the veranda or under the pergola. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Locarno Youth Hostel

Address: Via Varenna 18 | 6600 Locarno, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Ticino > Lake Maggiore > Locarno
Price Range: $127 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Locarno Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 77
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