The former silk factory is situated on a peninsula overlooking the lake. The historic building underwent high-quality renovations and provides easy access for people with disabilities. Most rooms with lake views, only shared washrooms. Ideal for holidays, conferences and events. Various meeting rooms, terraces. Cosy little restaurant serving fresh salads and fish from the lake. Internet corner, library. Zurich can be easily reached by S-Bahn (train).


The grand house, formerly a silk factory, offers its guests comfortable rooms with a view of the lake, seminar and meeting rooms, and a charming terrace. The green-blue waters of Lake Zurich are the jewel in the crown for any event or active sports holiday. There are also numerous attractions in the surrounding area, such as the ruins of Old Wädenswil Castle, marked by the turmoil of the Reformation, or the impressive Einsiedeln Abbey, a place of pilgrimage. Especially the "Gottfried-Keller-Plätzli" in Burghalden and the lakeside path offer beautiful views of the islands of Ufenau, Lützelau and Schönenwirt, and of the foothills of the Glarus and Appenzell Alps.

Swiss Family Hotel & Lodging

The stately hostel is surrounded by a public park and located on the shores of Lake Zurich. The Horn of Richterswil is an aquatic paradise: swimming, surfing, sailing, rowing and diving right at your doorstep. Pedalo rental nearby, fully equipped playroom with wooden castle, various outdoor kids toys can be rented. Only a short walk from the railway station and the harbour, where boat tours across Lake Zurich are available. Free baby beds for children under age 2.

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  • Private car parks
  • Wi-Fi - free
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Panoramic view
  • Terrace
  • Indoor play area
  • Childrens Playground
  • Garden
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Green living
  • Sustainable Living
  • Non smoking hotel


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Jugendherberge Richterswil
Hornstrasse 5
8805 Richterswil

Phone +41 (0)44 786 21 88
Fax +41 (0)44 786 21 93


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Jugendherberge Richterswil
Hornstrasse 5
8805 Richterswil
Phone +41 (0)44 786 21 88

Travel information: Richterswil