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Locarno Youth Hostel "Palagiovani"

The youth hostel is located in the unique “Palagiovani”. In addition to the youth hostel,  is home the local radio station “Radio Fiume Ticino” and a music school. The old town of Locarno begins just behind the youth hostel.

We can accommodate 200 persons. Some of the modern two and four-bedded rooms have their own balconies. Its various seminar rooms make the “Palagiovani” also an ideal choice for conferences, seminars and various events.


10 minutes from the city centre, bus stop Cinque Vie (Bus Nr. 1/7)

Salad buffet/Main course/Dessert CHF 17.50 p.p.
Saturday night BBQ CHF 20.00 p.p.


IMPORTANT: All prices are for Hostelling International members, for non members + CHF 7.- per person/night. Member cards are available online www.youthhostel.ch.


From November 15th to December 15th and from January 15th to March 15th: open only on weekends.

Partner Ticino Ticket

Overnighting here you receive the Ticino Ticket which includes free public transport in the entire Canton, every single day of your stay. It further offers advantages on the access to cable cars, navigations and main tourist attractions of the Ticino.


  • SIZE Number rooms: 77, Number of beds: 198
  • ASSOCIATIONS AND CATEGORIES Hostelling International , Hotelleriesuisse , Family Destination Label
  • LOCATION A few minutes from the lake and river , Central , Close to the bus stop
  • SERVICES Main credit cards accepted , Animals allowed , Linens provided , Meals on request , Breakfast service
  • SPORTS AND WELLBEING Suitable for cyclists
  • VENUES Suitable for families
  • FACILITIES Bathroom , Rooms with private bathroom , Shower , free Wi-Fi , Children's bed
  • HOTELLERIESUISSE  Quality label Q