Welcome to the "World of Mountains"!

Johanngeorgenstadt Youth Hostel lies in the heart of the western Ore Mountains between the Auersberg and the Plattenberg. The mountain town itself is one of the most popular state-recognised health resorts in Saxony, and a cradle of traditional winter sports. Here guests are presented with a whole world of mountain activities. The offer ranges from scrambling through mines and climbing to snowshoe trekking and defeating the challenging climbing wall.
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Opening hours
The house is open

7.00 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.

The reception is open

7.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.


3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

22. Dec 2023 - 27. Dec 2023

Prices 2023

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 30.00 € 37.50 € 44.00

The Youth Hostel lies in the heart of the western Ore Mountains between the Auersberg and the Plattenberg, on the edge of Johanngeorgenstadt's old town.

The Youth Hostel has 60 beds in two to eight-bed rooms (including 9 family rooms), a dining room, an open terrace and a club room. Outdoors guests will find a barbecue area, campfire area and volleyball court, table tennis, a "touch and sense path" and an insect hotel. Tents can also be erected on the grounds (subject to prior arrangement).

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day off
Tagungsraum 1 55 sqm 35 - - - - 1 € 25.00
Conference equipment

blackboard, CD player, DVD player, flip chart, overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, screen, slide projector, stereo system, TV set, video recorder

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day off
Clubraum 55 sqm 2.8 m 35 - 1 yes € 20.00
Rehearsal room equipment

stereo / PA equipment

Staging options

staging options in the vicinity (2.0 km),

Tips for your stay

The surrounding region is perfect for extensive walks in both the German and the Bohemian part of the Ore Mountains. We also recommend: Family-friendly climbing in Erlabrunn; Eibenstock bathing gardens; modern sports facility for all types of ball games just ten minutes away; the "Action Tour" of Glöckl Tourist Mine is the only one of its kind in Saxony; climbing in summer and ice climbing in winter; diving taster sessions can be booked in the indoor and outdoor pools; children's playground right next to the Youth Hostel.

Sightseeing and excursions

Hiking and excursions: Guided tours on foot or by bike; excursion to the Bohemian peaks of the Ore Mountains; cross-country skiing and snowshoe trekking with torchlight walk; woodland walk with the ranger; cycling from the Ore Mountains to the Vogtland; Nordic Walking course. / Take a bus or train to: Morgenröthe-Rautenkranz: German Space Museum; Rodewisch: Planetarium; Waschleithe: "Mini Ore Mountains" and Schwarzenberg; Rittersgrün: Railway Museum; Eibenstock: Embroidery Museum and all-weather toboggan; Karlovy Vary: world-famous spa city in the Czech Republic.