Welcome to the "Seiffen Toyland"!

Sayda "International meeting and conference centre" and Family|Youth Hostel is located between Sayda and Seiffen in the eastern Ore Mountains, tucked away in a beautiful valley.
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Opening hours
The house is open

7.00 a.m. - 10.00 p.m.

The reception is open

7.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.

4.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.


4.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.

Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

20. Dec 2023 - 27. Dec 2023

Prices 2023

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 31.00 € 38.50 € 45.00

Sayda Youth Hostel can be found tucked away in a romantic little valley, far away from the hustle and bustle of city life. It is just 2 km from the centre of Sayda and 6 km from Seiffen, the "capital" of traditional woodcraft.

Just 60 kilometres from Dresden near the Czech border, the sophisticated, modern Youth Hostel is located between the Ore Mountain towns of Sayda, Seiffen and Olbernhau, tucked away in a beautiful valley and surrounded by sprawling woodland.
The Hostel has 130 beds in one to five-bed rooms (including ten rooms for group leaders), three family rooms with two adjoining bedrooms (2/3 beds) and a family room with three adjoining bedrooms (2/3/2 beds). Each of the 48 rooms is equipped with an en-suite shower, WC and wash-hand basin. If you have little ones, just ask and we can provide cots and also open up the "Dwarf Paradise".
The Youth Hostel also has a dining room, common room (catering service in the cafeteria), a modern, multi-functional hall (with wheelchair access) covering 240 m2 in a separate building (capacity with rows of chairs up to 100 people, and with parliament seating 70 to 100 people), a seminar room with space for up to 50 people, four seminar rooms with space for 25 people each, a seminar room with room for ten people as well as two supervisor rooms/children's playrooms.
The new conference hall is fully equipped with the necessary facilities (projector, screen, video, DVD player, microphone, flip chart, pin board, large screen and much more). Games, games equipment, a range of media, communications equipment, musical instruments and two pianos are also all available for use.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day off
Seminarraum 2 (Erzgebirge) 36 sqm 30 20 20 20 20 GF € 25.00
Seminarraum 3 (Fukushima) 44 sqm 46 26 30 30 30 GF € 25.00
Seminarraum 4 (Seiffen- bzw. Kreativraum) 45 sqm 32 32 22 32 20 1 € 25.00
Seminarraum 5 in Mehrzweckhalle 16 sqm 12 12 12 12 12 1 upon request
Seminarraum 6 in Mehrzweckhalle 16 sqm 12 12 12 12 12 1 upon request
Mehrzweckhalle 240 sqm 130 100 80 80 80 GF € 80.00
Zwergenparadies (Spielzimmer) 20 sqm - - 15 15 15 GF upon request
Conference equipment

blackboard, DVD player, flip chart, internet access (WiFi), magnetic board, microphone system, overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, slide projector, speaker's desk, stereo system, TV set, video recorder, whiteboard

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day off
Seminarraum 2 (Erzgebirge) 36 sqm 2.9 m 20 - GF yes € 25.00
Seminarraum 3 (Fukushima) 44 sqm 2.9 m 30 - GF yes € 25.00
Seminarraum 4 (Seiffen- bzw. Kreativraum) 30 sqm 2.6 m 32 - 1 no € 25.00
Seminarraum 5 16 sqm 2.6 m 12 - 1 no upon request
Seminarraum 6 16 sqm 2.6 m 12 - 1 no upon request
Mehrzweckhalle 240 sqm 10.0 m 130 100 GF yes € 80.00
Zwergenparadies (Spielzimmer) 20 sqm 2.6 m 15 - GF no upon request
Rehearsal room equipment

digital piano, piano, stereo / PA equipment

Staging options

staging options in the vicinity (2.0 km),

Tips for your stay

At the Hostel: Automatic two-lane skittle alley (trainers); billiards, table tennis, darts and family sauna; "Dwarf Paradise" playroom; carving and painting of Erzgebirge souvenirs. Also, discover the secrets of nature, mining and the history of the Mortelgrund on the "Dwarf Path". With a map and compass in hand, have fun reaching your destination when you go orienteering. / Multi-functional hall: Volleyball field; mini football pitch; table tennis / Outdoors: Tennis court, table tennis and crazy golf; badminton, basketball and volleyball; giant chess; barbecue and campfire area and an area for ball games; ski lift, ski and sledge hire.

Sightseeing and excursions

  • Fancy getting to know our region? We are:
  • Mountainous region with mines open to visitors in Deutschneudorf, Freiberg and Pobershau.
  • Toyland with Toy Museum and Open-Air Museum in Seiffen. Nutcracker Museum and Glassworks Museum can be found in Neuhausen, and there is also an old chair factory.
  • Christmas Land packed with traditional treats - "Räuchermänner" (incense smokers), arc candle-holders and nutcrackers.
  • Many castles to visit, e.g. Scharfenstein, Augustusburg, Moritzburg.
  • Winter sports area, region fantastic for hiking and cycling, and motorcyclists will also find plenty of thrilling curves.
  • Plenty of highly recommended excursions e.g. to Seiffen, Neuhausen, Olbernhau, Marienberg, Freiberg and Dresden.
  • We would be happy to advise you once you arrive at Sayda "International Meeting and Conference Centre" Family|Youth Hostel.
  • We can also organise your sightseeing and excursion itinerary for you.