Welcome to the Pirate's Nest!

Water sports are fun and a great experience for all water babies - and those who'd like to be! With our wide range of sports, games and training offers, we hope to arouse your enthusiasm for that wettest of elements.
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Opening hours
The house is open

7.00 a.m. - 10.00 p.m.

The reception is open

9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.

2.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Check-in

4.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 21.00 € 27.00 € 32.00

Prices 2019

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 22.00 € 28.00 € 33.00

Surrounded by a landscape protection area, the Youth Hostel is situated in a former manor next to Pirk dam.

The Youth Hostel has 70 beds in two to nine-bed rooms, and 14 seasonal beds in bungalows can be booked from April to September. Guests can also use a dining room, a pavilion for 12 people and an open terrace for 24 people. The large outdoor site has its own pier and boats as well as a playground, table tennis, basketball hoops, a volleyball court and barbecue and campfire area. Rowing boats and canoes available for hire. We have a room equipped with conference facilities for meetings, seminars and project weeks.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
    cinema
  • parliament
    parliament
  • block
    block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
    circle
Floor Rent per day
Speiseraum 58 sqm 45 24 32 28 36 2 upon request
Fernsehraum 37 sqm 30 12 26 - - 2 upon request
Conference equipment

CD player, DVD player, flip chart, overhead projector, pin board, screen, slide projector, TV set, video recorder

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
Speiseraum 58 sqm 3.5 m 50 40 2 yes upon request
Staging options

staging options in the vicinity (4.0 km),

Tips for your stay

There's no room for boredom here - but there is plenty of space for shared fun and games: football area/volleyball court, table tennis, boat hire, private boat jetty, beach with lawn, bathing jetty, campfire area & various games equipment. / Fit for sports and fun: "Elstergarten" open-air leisure pool in Oelsnitz; IFA holiday park and woodland climbing centre in Schöneck; Pöhl woodland climbing centre and Plauen skating park; thermal baths / spa resorts at Bad Elster and Bad Brambach; Upper Vogtland skiing and winter sports paradise.

Sightseeing and excursions

  • Day trips to fantastic local highlights:
  • Plauen, with Lace Museum and alum mine
  • Klingenthal, with Vogtland Arena and demonstration workshop for accordion making
  • Markneukirchen, including Musical Instruments Museum
  • Morgenröthe-Rautenkranz, with Sigmund Jähn Museum
  • Plohn amusement park
  • Zwickau, including Horch Museum
  • Syrau, with "Dragon's Lair" and mill
  • German-German Border Museum in Mödlareuth
  • and much more...