Welcome to the Eastern Ore Mountains, the bobsleigh and tobogganing capital of Saxony!

Youth Hostel at Altenberg's Olympic Training Centre, located at the edge of the wooded Eastern Ore Mountains Ridge hiking and cross-country skiing area.
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Opening hours
The house is open

12.00 a.m. - 11.59 p.m.

The reception is open

7.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.

4.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.


12.00 a.m. - 11.59 p.m.

Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

24. Dec - 26. Dec

Prices 2022

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.50 € 31.00 € 37.00

Prices 2023

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 30.00 € 38.00 € 46.00

The Youth Hostel is situated on the ridge of the Eastern Ore Mountains on the edge of Altenberg's winter sports centre.

Each of the 108 rooms has between two and six beds. There are also 8 family rooms (48 beds in total), 1 dining room, 1 separate drying room, football area/volleyball court, a sauna and 2 function rooms (30 square metres each) available. The barbecue area can hold around 50 people.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day off
Zi 11 31 sqm - - - - - - upon request
Zi 16 31 sqm - - - - - - upon request
Conference equipment

blackboard, CD player, internet access (WiFi), overhead projector, screen, TV set

Tips for your stay

Summer toboggan and launch track, wildlife park, bicycle hire, indoor pool, "Kleiner Galgenteich" large pond for bathers, Kneipp hydrotherapy pool, Mining Museum, Museum of Local History, "Bünaustollen" visitors' mine, German Watch Museum, turnery, ski hire, Altenberg Ski Arena, international bobsleigh (guest bob, ice tubing, summer toboggan), nature trails, Botanical Gardens, falconry display, Lauenstein Castle, Lauenstein riding centre, carriage and sleigh rides, biathlon for everyone, "Snake World".

Sightseeing and excursions

  • Near the Hostel guests will find a visitors' mine highlighting this place's mining past, a bobsleigh and summer toboggan run, nature trail, Schellerhau Botanical Gardens, a wildlife park and a sports hall. What's more, there are excellent winter sports facilities as well as bathing areas. The Hostel itself has a playground and barbecue area. Or how about taking a carriage ride through unspoiled natural surroundings?