Bad Ischl

Bad Ischl
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Am Rechensteg 5
A-4820 Bad Ischl
Tel. +43 (0) 6132 / 26577
Fax. +43 (0) 6132 / 26577 75
E-Mail jgh.badischl(at)


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Our hostel:
The emperor as your neighbour - our modern youth hostel is situated in a quiet neighbourhood yet in the heart of the town Bad Ischl, next to the adventure outdoor pool with view of the famous Kaiservilla.


All rooms with private shower and toilet. 5 rooms are wheelchair accessible.
seminar room,, TV room, hall with stage and piano, common room with table tennis and table soccer, board game rental, garden, special bathroom for the disabled, bike shelter, car park

Food and beverage:
Buffet breakfast is included, half- and full board is available.

Leasuretime activities:

Culture: Kaiservilla - summerpalace of Emperor Franz Joseph I. and Sisi, Bad Ischl local museum, museum of photography, Lehár Villa, Museum of vehicles and aviation

Kaiserfest - Emperor's festival, Lehár festival, Gmundner Festwochen festival, Europa Advent, Salzkammergut Advent

Obertraun (Dachsein ice caves), Altaussee (salt mines), Hallstatt (world heritage museum, bone house), Ebensee (museum of contemporary history, concentration camp memorial site)

Swimming (adventure outdoor pool just across the street, Salzkammergut-Therme Spa, nearby lakes), Wintersports (Skiing: Dachstein West Region, katrin, Feuerkogel, Postalm, Loser), bavarian curling, skating, corss-country skiing), mountainbiking, tennis, horseback-riding, climbing, skaterpark, beach volleyball, nordic walking park, golf, hiking, events (Katrin mountain run, Kaiserlauf half-marathon, mountainbike trophy)


 number of beds 116  maximum
  available in every room   available in every room
30 rooms
rooms en suite


Our pricelist for 2018 can be found HERE!


Accommodation in our youth hostel requires membership with the International Youth Hostel Association. We have no age limitations.

If you don't have a valid youth hostel membership card, you can buy at our reception "welcome stamps" for € 3,50 per night/person (only for max. 6 nights) and become a member of the International Youth Hostel Federation (IYHF) during your stay with us  (membership cards with 6 welcome stamps are worldwide valid for 12 months)


Errors and omissions excepted, prices are subject to change without notice.


opening hours 2017:

opening hours (reception):
Mon - Fri from 08:00- 13:00 and 17:00-19:00;
Sat, Sun from 17:00 - 19:00

breakfast included (buffet)
surcharge halfboard: 7,00 Euro
surcharge fullboard: 13,00 Euro

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How to get there

By train: Linz or Salzburg - Attnang Puchheim - Bad Ischl.
Graz - Stainach Irdning - Bad Ischl

By car
: A1 Westautobahn, exit Regau, road through Gmunden to Bad Ischl. At Bad Ischl please follow the black route.

Please note: To get the right description of the way to the hostel please enter "Götzstraße" instead of "Rechensteg" into your GPS. Routenplaner

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