Youth Hostel Villach


Youth Hostel Villach
St. Martiner Strasse 13a
9500 Villach

Phone +43 4242 56368, Fax -20

Welcome to the Youth and Family Hostel Villach!

Our youth and family hostel with its 125 beds is located in the Villach district St. Martin (10 minutes from the city center), nearby a number of sports and recreation facilities and only 30 minutes driving distance away from Italy and Slovenia.


Each room has its own anteroom and shower/toilet. In the basement and ground floor there are a number of leisure facilities such as sauna (extra charge), TV room, table tennis and our own new climbing hall.

A separable hall for events as well as two seminar rooms and free WIFI internet can be used by our guests. Right next to the house there are tennis courts, an ice rink, a park with a football field and the St. Martin sports hall for various sports activities.

Charging station for electric cars:

A charging station for electric cars is now available to our guests. Thanks to the installed wall box, two electric cars can be charged at the same time (for a fee). You can get more information at our reception.

Food and Beverage:

Our hostel offers a rich breakfast buffet and three course lunches and dinners on demand. We also offer big or small packed lunch to go and seminar catering on request. Vending machines provide our guests with snacks, hot and cold drinks around the clock.

Special Advice:

We have our own park place with enough space for buses. Our team can organize bus-shuttles as well as other services for you.

Our complete hostel is a "Non-Smoking area", smoking is only allowed outdoors.

Facilities in and around the house:

Common room, TV room with cable TV, lawn, sauna (extra charge), seminar rooms, car parking, free WIFI, table tennis, table football, sports field, New: Climbing hall directly at the hostel, gym, charging station for electric cars (for a fee)

Leisure time activities:

Kärnten Therme (Spa), Faaker See, Ossiacher See, indoor and outdoor swimming, sailing, sauna, riding, tennis, ice-skating, fishing, surfing and bowling are only some from all the activities you can enjoy in Villach. Our team will be glad to help you organize your leisure time.


  • Single rooms: possible
  • 2 bed rooms: possible
  • 3 bed rooms: possible
  • 4-5 bed rooms: 29 rooms
  • Total: 135 beds, all with with shower / WC


open all year

Opening hours reception:

Monday-Sunday 07:00 - 21:00,
July & August: Monday-Sunday 07:00 - 22:00


Trips in Carinthia:

Excl. overnight fee. Accomodation in our youth hostel requires your membership in 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 valid worldwide for 12 months).

Errors and omission accepted, prices are subject to change without notice.

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Our region:

What to expect in Carinthia’s second largest town? Well, for a start there is the unique atmosphere of the whole Alps-Adriatic region, culinary delights, cultural highlights, interesting shops and the southern sun – making it ideal for a break. A welcome synthesis of laid-back charm and lifestyle. Attractions in the area? You are certainly spoilt for choice with all the lovely lakes and marvellous mountains of various different shapes and sizes...

Highlights of our region:

Landskron Castle Adlerarena & Affenberg, show mines Terra Mystica & Montana, Hochosterwitz Castle, Gerlitzen Alpe, Dobratsch Nature Park & Villacher Alpenstrasse, Maibachl Warmbad Villach, Kärnten Therme Warmbad-Villach and much more.


Breakfast included (Buffet) - betwen 07:00 a.m. und 09:00 a.m.
Lunch and dinner: reservation on advance
Packed Lunch large/small: reservation on advance

We also accept following cards:

Bankomat Maestro Visa MasterCard American Express Diners

Jugendgästehaus Villach Kletterhalle - © Christoph Sammer

Climbing hall in the house (Bouldering hall):

  • Opening hours: daily from 07:00 - 21:00
  • Sporting clothes and climbing shoes are required
  • Climbing shoes can be hired for a fee of €3.60
  • The bouldering with clean indoor sports shoes is possible for beginners, children and school groups!
  • Bouldering in socks or barefoot is not allowed!
  • Group appointments and admissions in consultation with the Youth Hostel Villach
  • Course information from the Naturfreunde Villach:


By car:

Address: St. Martiner Strasse 13A, 9500 Villach

  • A10 - Tauernhighway until exit Villach-West, and from there following the signance.
  • A 2 - Südhighway until exit Villach-Faakersee, and from there following the signance.
  • A11 - Karawankenhighway until exit Villach-Ossiachersee, and from there following the signance.A10 - Tauernautobahn bis Abfahrt Villach-West, und von dort der Beschilderung folgend

Parking: at the hostel

Airport Klagenfurt: about 40 km over the highway


Public Transport:

Train Station: Villach main train station, 3 km

Public Transport: From Villach-main train station with the ÖBB Bus to St. Martin - bus stop "Mehrzweckhalle"

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