Youth and Family Hostel Villach shines with new look

Our Youth and Family Hostel in Villach was completely renovated in just 9 weeks. In addition to a new reception and reception area, our event and seminar rooms have also been brought up to date. Sustainability, safety, children – and customer friendliness were also in the focus of this project. We are looking forward to […]

36th general assembly of the ÖJHV Head Association

On November 8, 2019, the 36th general assembly of the Austrian Youth Hostel Association (ÖJHV) took place in Vienna. Dr. Peter Kaiser was re-elected as president. He is assisted by Michael Raunig, who has been elected as Executive President. There are also changes in the head association. Christoph Sammer has been appointed as the new […]

Interpädagogica opened in Vienna in 2019

The Interpädagogica Education Fair 2019 in the Exhibition Center Vienna is open! 😀 Take a look at our booth C C0520 in hall C in the exhibition center Vienna! (Entrance D recommended by the U2 station Krieau) Information and small surprises are waiting for you, we are happy. 🙂 More information:

Cooperation agreement between Switzerland & Carinthia signed

Zurich, 31.10.2019 The Austrian Youth Hostel Association is pleased to announce that on 31 October 2019 the Swiss Youth Hostel Association (SJH) and the Austrian Youth Hostel Association Carinthia (ÖJHV) have signed a cooperation agreement in Zurich under the responsibility of the two Presidents Frank Reutlinger and Michael Raunig. The two associations will cooperate more […]

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Winter Wonderland Postalm Ski-Arena

This family-friendly region near St. Gilgen welcomes you with 8 lifts and 20 km of well prepared ski-slopes. The Postalm skiarena offers varied descents of different levels. Children will love the snowtoys in the funpark. Of´course it´s also possible to go sleigh riding, cross country skiing or snowshoeing. After a day of skiing the skibus takes you back […]

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Linz for families

Linz, the colourful city at the Danube, offers cultural highlights and lots of fun for families. Dive into the 2-D and 3-D-Picture-World of the Ars Electronica Center. In the voestalpine Stahlwelt you can find out all about the world of steel in special tours for children. Experience a journey on the Dragon Train through the […]

ÖH newest member organization of the ÖJHV

Vienna, 24.10.2019 We are pleased to announce that the Austrian Student’s Union (ÖH) has officially become the newest member organization of the Austrian Youth Hostel Association (ÖJHV). This gives the members of the ÖH 50% discount on the Youth Hostel Membership Card which allows you to get discounted access to over 3,700 hostels worldwide and enjoy […]

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Advent on Lake Mondsee

The beautiful village of Mondsee invites you to a magical Advent market. In front of the Church of St. Michael you can enjoy regional delicacies and a cup of mulled wine or tea. In the ancient abbey you find pretty presents for Christmas. Don´t miss a boat trip on the wintry lake of Mondsee or a walk through the […]

Next stop: Online bus offers

New: Book your bus trip online Plan your individual route, get offers without waiting and book online! Hire well-equipped Coaches with Driver – compare and Book Bus Services from Different Coach Operators Online. Of course, you can also book your bus online for the next stay in our Youth Hostels.

Youth Hostel Membership Card 2020 available

Our new Youth Hostel membership card for 2020 is here! Valid from now until 31.12.2020! With the Youth Hostel Card you are able to save at least 10% in the HI Hostels and you also receive numerous discounts all over the world. Sounds good? Order the new Youth Hostel membership card now!

Querfeldein 2/2019 Travel Magazine

QUERFELDEIN, the travel magazine for our members, will be released shortly as new edition 2/2019 in early October! Content: Salamanca: Throughout the year, a city of joy – Travel report by Stefan Veigl Salzburg‘s castles: Knights, armors and birds of prey My skiing pleasure: Winter is coming in the Dachstein West region and on the […]


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Youth Hostel non-profit values

Mission Statement released

The Austrian Youth Hostel Associations ÖJHV and ÖJHW stand for a non-profit and affordable accommodation offering high quality for groups, schools, backpackers, families and individuals in Austria. But our hostels are much more than a place for affordable overnights … We have now summarized this in our new mission statement under the motto “non-profit, cosmopolitan, […]

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Anyone Interrail? Discount in Swiss Youth Hostels!

Enjoy a discounted stay in one of the 43 Swiss Youth Hostels Interrail Pass holders get a 15% discount on a room (+ breakfast) in 43 Swiss Youth Hostels. When placing orders by telephone or online, quote the Promo code “RAIL“. You can book your Swiss Youth Hostel: Online through the Swiss Youth Hostel website By sending […]