A family hotel? Why not a family hostel!

When looking for a family hotel in Switzerland you probably consider two things: the price and the family friendly factor. Not easy, isn’t it? Unless you think about an alternative, for example, a family hostel! We just had a splendid weekend with kids in Scuol at Schweizer Jugendherbergen hostel and discovered an easygoing, convenient and affordable way to travel as a family.

Swiss Youth Hostel is well known for a convenient sleeping accommodation for young people, school groups, families or other budget travellers. There are 52 locations in Switzerland and they all have different rates and accommodation conditions. The Schweizer Jugendherbergen hostel in Scuol is categorised as Top. It`s  very well located and has a cool modern architecture.

Nevertheless, it`s affordable. There are flat rates for kids, so a family with 2 children can expect to pay around CHF 160/night for a private room with toilet and shower. If you need a baby bed, you can have it totally free of charge!

What we absolutely loved about staying in the hostel is that it`s super sociable and kids friendly. There are toys and books, and several common areas where children different ages can run and play together, and burn some needed energy off. Its laid-back atmosphere helps kids to make new friends easily. Our 5yo said that besides bunk beds making friends was the best part of the trip!

The area of Scoul in Engadin is stunning and has so much to offer (90 different activities)! Here are just a few pictures from our family trip to Scuol and a really cool stay at Schweizer Jugendherbergen hostel. What a weekend! Thank you, Schweizer Jugendherbergen for organising this wonderful trip!

Schweizer Jugendherberge in Scuol
Schweizer Jugendherberge in Scuol
Schweizer Jugendherberge als Familien Hotel
Schweizer Jugendherberge
Schweizer Jugendherberge in Scuol
Schweizer Jugendherberge in Scuol
Schweizer Jugendherbergen Family Hostel
Gute Morgen
Familienausflug Bärenweg Scoul Schweiz
Bärenweg. Es liegt auf dem Territorium des Schweizerischen Nationalparks.
Schweizerischer Nationalpark
Schweizerischer Nationalpark
Scuol Bärenweg
Scuol Bärenweg (inkl. Honig Degustation, eigentlich war es purer Zufall)
kinder Ausflüge Schweiz
Grillieren mit Kindern! Und ja, das Museum Schmelzra ist ein Bergbau- und Bärenmuseum im Unterengadiner Ort S-charl im Kanton Graubünden.
Familienausflugs nach Scoul
Scuol Gurlaina Brücke
Degustation mit Geschäftsführer Ludwig Hatecke
Degustation mit Geschäftsführer Ludwig Hatecke www.hatecke.ch
Scuol Switzerland
In love with Scuol (Switzerland)
*This article was written in collaboration with Schweizer Jugendherbergen. Images © Family First.

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