Youth Hostel Bad Ischl

Bad Ischl

Youth Hostel Bad Ischl
Am Rechensteg 5
4820 Bad Ischl

Phone +43 6132 26577
Fax +43 6132 26577 - 75

Welcome to the Youth Hostel Bad Ischl!

The modern youth hostel is situated in a quiet neighbourhood yet in the heart of the town of Bad Ischl, next to the adventure outdoor pool with view of the famous summerpalace Kaiservilla.

Information on modernizing the house:

The Youth Hostel Bad Ischl has been rebuilt in the last few months. The heating, the roof and the facade were renewed and the rooms were enlarged in order to significantly increase comfort. Part of the house has also been raised to give you more space.


All rooms have a private shower and toilet. Five rooms are wheelchair accessible. You can choose between single-, two- od more bedded rooms.

Food and Beverage:

Breakfast buffet is included. You can also order in advance half- and full board as well as vegetarian meals or packed lunch.

Facilities in and around the house:

Family rooms, common and seminar rooms with technical equipment, TV, WIFI, hall with stage and piano, activity room with table soccer, table tennis, airhockey, climbing wall, board game rental, garden, terrace, bike and ski shelter, parking


Family holiday, ski holiday, nature experience week... More


  • Single rooms: possible
  • 2 bed rooms: 1 rooms
  • 3 bed rooms: 2 rooms
  • 4 bed rooms: 27 rooms
  • Total: 115 beds, all rooms with shower / WC

Bad Ischl – Then and Now


all year round

Opening hours reception:

Mon-Sun 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.


Rates 2024:

per person and night, incl. breakfast and bed linen*
(excl. local tax, valid until 26.12.2024)

Standard short stay 1-2 nights

Groups in more bedded rooms: 33,50 Euro
4-bedded-room: 34,50 Euro
2-bedded room: 39,50 Euro
Single room: 46,00 Euro

Surcharge half board: 10,50 Euro
Surcharge full board: 20,00 Euro

Short stay with add-ons 1-2 nights

(incl. soap, shower gel/shampoo, towel, beds made), 1-2 nights

4-bedded-room: 39,00 Euro
2-bedded-room: 44,00 Euro
Single room: 50,50 Euro

Surcharge half board: 10,50 Euro
Surcharge full board: 20,00 Euro

Standard 3 or more nights

Groups in more bedded rooms: 31,00 Euro
4-bedded-room: 32,00 Euro
2-bedded-room: 37,00 Euro
Single room: 43,50 Euro

Surcharge half board: 10,50 Euro
Surcharge full board: 20,00 Euro

3 or more nights with add-ons

(incl. soap, shower gel/shampoo, towel, beds made), from 3 nights

4-bedded-room: 36,50 Euro
2-bedded-room: 41,50 Euro
Single room: 48,00 Euro

Surcharge half board: 10,50 Euro
Surcharge full board: 20,00 Euro

Discount for children in their parents' room: 0-2,9 years free, 3-5,9 years -50%, 6-14,9 years -30%. No discount for children when special group rate is paid.

Rates are for members of the youth hostelling association, per person and night. Local taxes are not included. There is no age limit. Errors and omissions excepted.

* Bed linen is provided in all categories. If you choose standard category please bring your own towels and bath & shower products and put on the provided bed linen yourself.

We also accept following cards:

Bankomat Maestro Visa MasterCard

Photo Gallery:

Leisure time activities:

The Salzkammergut with its fascinating mountains and romantic villages is the perfect place to spend your holidays. The unique landscape together with the general "feel-good" atmosphere and various leasuretime acitivies make your holidays unforgettable.

Summerpalace of Emperor Franz Joseph I. and Empress Sisi, local museum, museum of photography, Lehár-Villa, museum of vehicles and aviation


  • Obertraun (Dachstein ice caves, Krippenstein, 5fingers viewing platform, adventure trail)
  • Hallstatt (Salt Mine, Museum of World Heritage, Charnel House)
  • Ebensee (Contemporary History Museum, concentration camp memorial)

Summer Sports:
swimming (adventure outdoor pool next to the hostel, thermal spa, nearby lakes), tennis, mountainbiking, riding, climbing, golf, hiking, nordic walking arena

Winter Sports:
skiing (Dachstein-West, Postalm), skating, cross-country skiing, Bavarian curling

Our Tip:
At the the reception of the youth hostel Bad Ischl you are able to get a discounted voucher for the Salzkammergut Spa and the Katrin Cable Car in Bad Ischl. More...


Salzkammergut Spa

Katrin Cable Car

Ski area Dachtein West


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.

Parking: at the hostel


Public Transport:

Train Station: Bad Ischl (700 m)
Linz or Salzburg - Attnang Puchheim - Bad Ischl.
Graz - Stainach Irdning - Bad Ischl

From Germany: via Munich to Salzburg, then by train (via Attnang-Puchheim) or by the direct Postbus 150

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