Rustic style hostel in a former stable on the banks
of the River Limmatt. Catering for families and individuals,
the hostel is certified with an Eu environmental label.
Youth Hostels -http://www.youthhostel.ch/
- Swiss member of the International
Hostelling Association with hostels all over the country. Solar
and photo-voltaic panels have been installed on the roofs of
12 hostels which produce hot water using solar energy. As of
2009, all electrical power for the Swiss Youth Hostels will come
from 100% renewable energy sources.
- Valbella Hostel (Hi), Valbella -http://www.youthhostel.ch
A newly refurbished hostel in the Swiss Alps. Features quality
skiing in winter and mountain biking and hiking in the summer.
The renervations used sustainable practices and the heating and
water are supplied through ecologically friendly methods.
- Zermatt youth hostel (HI), Zermatt -http://www.youthhostel.ch
Hostel in a car free town in the Swiss Alps overshadowed by the
imposing Matterhorn. Perfect for mountain climbers and skiers
alike. The hostel was redeveloped using sustainable practices
and also has worked to reduce consumption of water and power,
deploys environmentally friendly materials and buys environmentally
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