207 beds in rooms with two, three, four and six beds, all equipped with a washbasin. Many rooms have en-suite shower/toilet. Two rooms are suitable for wheelchair users. Dining room with buffet service, cafeteria and bistro. 6 common and course rooms with good technical equipment, piano, room with boulder wall for leisure or creative activities or parties. The Youth Hostel has its own weather station. Generous green courtyard, Alpine garden, climbing wall, skills course, streetball, volleyball field and ping-pong table on the grounds. Parking lot for cars and coaches, ski locker and bike shed.
Within the scope of our Alpine Studies programme, we also offer equipment for excursions such as small rucksacks, via ferrata equipment, altimeter, headlamps, hard hats, bivouac sack, sleeping bags, insulating mats and first-aid kits.
Snow shoes, sledges and snow shovels on loan in winter... and much more.

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  • This Youth Hostel is certified as a Family Hostel
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Youth Hostel offers following amenities for families:
  • 34 family rooms with en-suite shower and toilet
  • 20 family rooms with shower on the same floor
  • Common room for families
  • Play corner
  • Guest kitchen / facilities for warming baby food and drinks
  • Bottle warmer
  • 8 highchairs
  • 8 cots
  • Toilet seat for children, bathroom stool, nappy changing pad, nappy bin
Unlimited access to community

In order for guests with impaired mobility to fully enjoy their stay, this Youth Hostel has been designed to meet the needs of wheelchair users who can move their wheelchair without assistance.

Our tip: the terms "suitable for wheelchairs" and "wheelchair-friendly" don't always tell you everything you need to know. Before deciding on a stay with us, ask the Youth Hostel management for in-depth advice.

Our Hostel offers:
2 rooms for wheelchair users with en-suite shower and toilet, max. 2 guests
Ground-level access to the Hostel
Toilets for wheelchair users in the common area
All common rooms are accessible for wheelchair users
Suitability of cycling offers for families, athletes and cycling freaks

What to expect:
Safe storage of your bike, drying facilities, cycling maps or suggestions for cycling routes, a wholesome cyclists' breakfast and tools for minor repairs.
Satellite navigation systems are on rent for guests who are staying with us for a longer time.

Repair workshop and rental of bikes and e-bikes
Bike Verleih Center, Ludwigstrasse 90, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Phone +49 8821 54946
A charging station for e-bikes is about 3 km away .

Cycling routes
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located along the following cycling routes:
Wettersein loop
'Rund um das Ammergebirge' Cycling Route
'Rund ums Karwendel' Cycling Route
Esterberg loop
and many more.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a paradise for mountainbikers!

For more information on cycling routes, go to: Bavarian Network for cyclists and Bayern Bike

Special tips
You can set off on a particularly enjoyable mountain bike tour directly at the Youth Hostel! Along Reschbergwiesen to Pflegersee lake, from there to the ruins of Werdenfels castle or St. Martins Hut on Grasberg. The Youth Hostel's Alpine Studies programme also offers guided tours with our own guides for groups. We are happy to provide you with more information on all the offers and help you plan your routes. Just ask!
1 ping-pong table indoors, 1 ping-pong table outdoors, one multi-function field for playing volleyball, basketball court, table football (requires a fee), balancing pole, swings, playing tower for children in the Hostel's courtyard, playground about 33 m away, boulder wall, hiking paths, football pitch about 5 minutes walk from the Youth Hostel, Burgrain golf course about 1 km away (open to members by prior arrangement), Hostel's own climbing wall (open to participants in the Alpine Studies programme)
Sledges, snow shoes and sticks on loan.