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Youth Hostel Avenches

No-frills Avenches hostel with restaurant

  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in lobby
From
S$170

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Rue du Lavoir 5, Avenches, 1580, Switzerland
8.6.Fabulous.
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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 21 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • Restaurant
  • Self parking
  • Garden
  • Library

Feel at home

  • Playground on site
  • Garden
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Housekeeping - once per stay
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Self parking (surcharge)

What’s around

  • Reformed Church of St. Mary Magdalene - 6 min walk
  • General Henri Guisan Monument - 8 min walk
  • Avenches Castle - 8 min walk
  • Aventicum Amphitheater - 9 min walk
  • Lac de Morat - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
  • Lake Murten - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Room, Shared Bathroom (Sextuple room)
  • Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 4 bed dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in a 6 bed dormitory)

Location

Rue du Lavoir 5, Avenches, 1580, Switzerland
  • Reformed Church of St. Mary Magdalene - 6 min walk
  • General Henri Guisan Monument - 8 min walk
  • Avenches Castle - 8 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Reformed Church of St. Mary Magdalene - 6 min walk
  • General Henri Guisan Monument - 8 min walk
  • Avenches Castle - 8 min walk
  • Aventicum Amphitheater - 9 min walk
  • Lac de Morat - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
  • Lake Murten - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • 1476 Battle Monument - 4.3 mi / 7 km
  • Murten Museum - 5.2 mi / 8.4 km
  • Trans Swiss Trail - 5.5 mi / 8.9 km
  • Murten Harbor - 5.6 mi / 9 km
  • Muenchenwiler Castle - 5.7 mi / 9.1 km

Getting around

  • Geneva International Airport (GVA) - 70 min drive
  • Bern (BRN-Belp) - 44 min drive
  • Dompierre Station - 7 min drive
  • Murten/Morat Station - 9 min drive
  • Payerne Station - 11 min drive

At a glance

Size

  • 21 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (CHF 7 per day)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

Working away

  • One meeting room

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German

In the room

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only

More

  • Housekeeping - once per stay

Special features

Dining

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.50 per person, per night

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds

ParkingPay at property

  • Self parking costs CHF 7 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and cash.

Please note that the total price includes a Youth Hostel Membership per day.
Children younger than age 7 may not stay in dormitories. Children age 2 and younger are included in private room rates when using existing bedding.

Also known as

  • Youth Avenches
  • Youth Hostel Avenches Avenches
  • Youth Hostel Avenches Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Youth Hostel Avenches Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Avenches

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Youth Hostel Avenches does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs CHF 7 per day.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers regional cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Les Arcades (6-min walk), Restaurant de l'Union (7-min walk), and Des Bains (12-min walk).
  • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Neuchatel (9.5 mi) is nearby.
  • Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, hiking, and horseback riding. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.
8.6.Fabulous.
  • 8.0.Very good

    Sehr gerne wieder kann ich nur empfehlen

    Sehr nette freundliche Mitarbeiter. Sie versuchen alles für sie Gäste zu tun. Sehr gemischtes puplikum. Von Familien mit Kleinkinder bis zu älteren alles vorhanden.

    Katja, 2 night trip, Jun 24, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Trainingstage im IENA

    Wir waren für 3Tage im Reitsportzentrum IENA in Avenches, dafür top Lage. Ist in 5min Autofahrt erreichbar. Frühstück gab es auf Wunsch bereits ab 7.00Uhr. Etwas knapp mit Parkplätzen.

    Daniel, 2 night trip with friends, Aug 6, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Expérience

    En fait je n'ai passé qu'une nuit car je me suis retrouvée avec 5 hommes ! Et ho quelle surprise car je ne pensais pas cette éventualité. J'ai bien profité des ronflements 😉

    Françoise, 2 night trip, Sep 27, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Die großzügigen Check-in Zeiten, die Sauberkeit, die Freundlichkeit und der Kaffee haben mir besonders gefallen.

    1 night trip with friends, Aug 17, 2019

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