Swiss Youth Hostels

Zürich, Panorama

Zürich, Panorama

Bellevue Zürich

Bellevue Zürich

Landesmuseum Zürich Erweiterungsbau

Landesmuseum Zürich Erweiterungsbau

Zürich, Bellevue & Üetliberg

Zürich, Bellevue & Üetliberg

Zürich Wipkingen 2

Zürich Wipkingen 2

Zürich Altstadt, Hauptbahnhof, Limmat, Sihl

Zürich Altstadt, Hauptbahnhof, Limmat, Sihl

Zürich

Zürich

Zürich Kreis 5 - Primetower

Zürich Kreis 5 - Primetower

Zürich Wipkingen

Zürich Wipkingen

Hardturm Richtung Bern

Hardturm Richtung Bern

Zürich, ETH Zentrum

Zürich, ETH Zentrum

Zurich

Zurich

Mountain View

Mountain View

Zürich - SWITCH Webcam

Zürich - SWITCH Webcam

Landesmuseum Zürich, Innenhof

Landesmuseum Zürich, Innenhof

Dolder Sports

Dolder Sports

Boot Zurisee

Boot Zurisee

Hardbrücke

Hardbrücke

Zürich - Gebäude des SF

Zürich - Gebäude des SF

Zürich Stadthaus

Zürich Stadthaus

Swiss youth hostels run 45 operations nationwide and, together with 7 franchising operations, annually count around 950,000 overnight stays. Time and time again Swiss Youth Hostels have been awarded for their sustainable strategies.

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Switzerland’s youth hostels consider comprehensive environmental management, taking ecology into account with structures as well as operations. Highest standards and best labels serve as a gauge - and it won’t be long until all Switzerland’s youth hostels will bear the EU symbol for environmental protection and “Capricorn” certification label.

The following three youth hostel projects deserve a special mention:

  • St Moritz youth hostel: In a Greenpeace youths’ solar project, 24 youths from Kenya, Poland, USA and Switzerland installed a 160m2 photovoltaic system and 60 m2 thermic solar facility on the St Moritz youth hostel.
  • Interlaken youth hostel: Opened in May 2012, Interlaken’s youth hostel is the first to achieve the MINERGIE P Standard.
  • Scoul youth hostel: The Scoul youth hostel has been awarded five Capricorn labels and thus highest possible number of points for all youth hostel operations in Switzerland.


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