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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Interrail Angebot Schweizer Jugendherbergen Symbolbild

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 […]

Alle Unterstützer und Initiatoren sind stolz auf den neuen Kinderspielplatz. © Foto Andi Bruckner

GÖD holiday campaign for families 2019 in Cap Wörth

Also this year the family holiday campaign of the public service union (GÖD) takes place in Velden Cap Wörth again. 70 Families will enjoy a few relaxing days in Cap Wörth with their impaired relatives. With the support of GÖD and the ÖBV, a new, additional children’s playground was opened in the Youth Hostel. GÖD […]

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[BLOG] Youth Hostel at my age? Why not!

Going to skiing school, travelling with your school mates, first time away from home, or travelling the first time with your backpack through Europe. This is what many people associate with the term Youth Hostel – as well as bunk beds, very spartan rooms, spaghetti and water every night, and so on and so forth. […]

Catalog 19/20 Upper Austria News

Catalog 2019/2020 Upper Austrian Youth Hostels

The Upper Austrian Youth Hostel Association OEJHV offers a non-profit and affordable overnight accommodation with high quality for groups, backpackers and families in St. Gilgen, Mondsee, Bad Ischl and Linz. Below you find the brand new English Catalog 2019/2020: