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Locarno Youth Hostel

Via Varenna 18 | 6600 Locarno, Locarno 6600, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pforzheim, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 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... More 

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bangalore
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 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... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 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... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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49 hotel reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 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... More 

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Baar, Switzerland
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149 reviews 149 reviews
39 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 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... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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108 reviews 108 reviews
21 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 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... More 

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