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Dachsen Youth Hostel

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 5 July 2016

My spouse and I have stayed in hostels the world over. This is my 2nd stay in Schloss Laufen. This time, the hostel staff was friendly, the breakfast was great as usual but a sore point this time was bad room allotment. Given a 12-bed family room with a good view, we found our bunker bed was not separated from...

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2014

first time in a hostel and couldnt be better helpful staff and overlooking the waterfall . There is a restaurant on site open in peak season until 1130pm , but was a little pricey . However there is a lovely dining area for you to take your own food and drink , and when the visitors to the waterfall left...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 May 2013

We chose this hostel since it was located in a castle even though is was outside the town since we were advised there was bus and train service. The location was beautiful; right on the Rhinefalls, but unfortunately both the train and bus stop running by 6:30pm. The hostel office only offers beverages for sale and the on-site restaurant closed...

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Our family of 6: 2 adults and 4 teenage boys were just arriving from week long camp and wanted to see and experience this youth hostel. We felt comfortable in sharing the clean 14 beds room, bathroom facilities and breakfast dining area. In August when humidity and temperatures are above 90 degrees; there is no air conditioning, but eventually cools...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 September 2012

+ very very near (just above) the falls! + charismatic place - views on the falls at night are amazing + good value/money deal + free parking - hostel, so not a lot of privacy - breakfast from 08h30 till 08h40 (better be there on time) - check out time 09h30

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic castle of Laufen is the most northerly point in the Canton of Zurich, 5 km from Schaffhausen, right on the Rhine Falls. The bedrooms of the hostel are located in a restored building next to the main house. Local attractions include: the Allerheiligen Museum (All Saints) in Schaffhausen, the Schleitheim Plasterwork Museum, the Rhine Falls and the fortress of Munot as well as the vineyards of the wine-growing region and contemporary art galleries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dachsen Youth Hostel

Address: Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall | 8447 Dachsen, Dachsen 8447, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Dachsen
Price Range: $46 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dachsen Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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