The Youth Hostel on the "balcony of the Vogtland"!

The Youth Hostel is located on the outskirts of Schöneck.
Near the Youth Hostel you'll find a diverse range of sports activities and hiking trails, but also fantastic attractions.
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Opening hours
The house is open

7.30 a.m. - 10.00 p.m.

The reception is open

7.30 a.m. - 10.00 p.m.


3.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.

Closing time

Open all year except

23. Dec 2022 - 27. Dec 2022

Prices 2022

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 32.00 € 40.00 € 46.00

Prices 2023

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 32.50 € 40.50 € 47.50

The Youth Hostel is situated on the "balcony of the Vogtland" in quiet surroundings near the region's largest sports and skiing centre and a densely forested hiking area.

The Youth Hostel has 60 beds in two to six-bed rooms, a large sports garden with volleyball, table tennis, streetball, football area, tennis court, barbecue area and lawn. Parking is available at the Hostel itself, and the station and IFA holiday park are a short walk away.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day
Panoramablick 84 sqm 90 - - 50 - GF € 150.00
Klein Schöneck 77 sqm 72 - - 46 - GF € 150.00
Gruppenräume 1-6 31 sqm 25 - 20 20 - 1 upon request
Conference equipment

blackboard, flip chart, microphone system, presentation case, projector, screen, speaker's desk, stereo system, TV set

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
Panoramablick 84 sqm 2.8 m - - GF yes € 150.00
Klein Schöneck 77 sqm 2.8 m - - GF yes € 150.00
Gruppenräume 1-6 31 sqm 2.9 m - - 1 yes upon request
Rehearsal room equipment

stereo / PA equipment

Tips for your stay

Holiday fun surrounds the Youth Hostel: Visit the riding centre in Schöneck, with carriage rides and horse riding; an afternoon / evening at Schöneck's IFA holiday park, including recreational pool, skittles, bowling, crazy golf, squash, tennis hall, billiards; downhill ski courses (including for beginners), cross-country skiing; ski hire in town (300 m from Youth Hostel), 5 ski lifts and machine-groomed slopes, snow cannons, 40 km network of machine-groomed cross-country trails; start of the "Ridge" cross-country trail to Johanngeorgenstadt; final evening in the summer with disco, campfire and barbecue, or in the winter with torchlight walk, disco and skiing quiz.

Sightseeing and excursions

Partners, links, tips and background information
The following is a list of some of our regional partners and interesting tips for your stay.
Town of Schöneck
The town of Schöneck's website provides guests with all sorts of information about events, the "holiday land" of Schöneck with tips on what to do and daily snow reports in winter.
IFA holiday park
Virtually on our doorstep you'll find the IFA holiday park, with recreational pool, skittles and bowling alleys, tennis hall and squash.
Schöneck forst climbing park
Scale rope and climbing bridges at hitherto unimaginable heights, right near the Youth Hostel. Spruces up to 15 metres high have been connected using rope bridges. Brave guests can swing from tree to tree like Tarzan, or clamber across wobbly bridges like Indiana Jones and cross rope obstacles.
"Herzrasen" bike camps
With their "Herzrasen" ("Heart-Racing") bike camps, the bike sport enthusiasts at the "Vogtland Bike Association" demonstrate the Vogtland's vibrant mountain biking scene.
"VfB Schöneck" ("Schöneck Exercise Games Association)
With 330 members and departments for gymnastics, judo, skiing and volleyball, the VfB Schöneck is one of the town's biggest sports associations.
Vogtland Arena
One of Europe's most modern large ski jumps can be found near Schöneck, in Klingenthal: the Vogtland Arena. With the 2007 Ski Jumping World Cup in February 2007 and the Nordic Combined World Cup in January 2008, Klingenthal has returned to the main stage of winter sports. You can find even more events on the following website.
"Hohe Reuth" ski school
So many people have learned to ski or snowboard in Schöneck. Guests will find support at "Hohe Reuth" ski school, which is utterly dedicated to winter fun.
"Elstertal Reisen" tour operator
If you need to organise a bus transfer from your school to the Youth Hostel or are planning a bus trip, then Elstertal Reisen is always a great partner of the Youth Hostel. Contact us by phone on +4937421 / 24332 or send us an email: