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    Locarno Youth Hostel

    Via Varenna 18 | 6600 Locarno, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
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    • Excellent32%
    • Very good55%
    • Average11%
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    • Terrible2%
    13 Mar 2017
    “Youth Hostel Locarno”
    12 Jun 2015
    “Lovely place!”
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Free Parking
    Pool
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 8 reviews

    Reviewed 14 March 2017

    Incredible for young people or families, who don't need much luxury; only a few meters away from a bus station; but not too loud to sleep. Staff speaks at least Italian and German, likely also English.

    Thank Julia H
    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...More

    1  Thank ushma d
    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...More

    2  Thank Emily C
    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...More

    Thank apukash
    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...More

    2  Thank Sarah C
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    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
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    • Price range
    • US$98 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 77
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    • Swiss Alps >
    • Canton of Ticino >
    • Lake Maggiore >
    • Locarno
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