Newly modernized youth hostel

  • The wonderful Schaumberg Youth Hostel in Tholey lies in a peaceful location at the foot of the Schaumberg and offers a seemingly endless range of recreational activities in the immediate vicinity. Tholey is situated in the district of St. Wendel. Boasting plenty of woodland, its beautiful surroundings are part of Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park and are home to the highest point of elevation in Saarland, the Schaumberg.
  • Tholey newly designed Youth Hostel has 118 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Each room is equipped with an en-suite shower/WC.
  • For summer occupancy there are 6 log cabins available, with 6 beds each, and also a 2-bed hut for group leaders.  Sanitation is located in the main house.
  • Bistro, café/bar, snack area, dining room, play area, 2 conference rooms.
  • 4 common rooms and function rooms of varying sizes for 12 to 40 people; these may be combined to hold up to 100 people and are fully equipped for events, conferences, workshops, project days and music camps.
  • Leisure programmes for a thrilling family holiday.
  • Activity programmes for exciting school trips.
  • Air hockey, "Tele-Spiel" game, board games, ball games area, volleyball net, table tennis, several playing fields, barbecue area, children's playground.
  • At Tholey Youth Hostel we welcome families, groups of schoolchildren, seminar and conference participants, choirs and music groups, holidaymakers, cyclists, ramblers and, of course, individual guests.
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Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.50 € 32.50 € 35.50

Prices 2019

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.50 € 32.50 € 35.50

Tholey is situated in the district of St. Wendel. Boasting plenty of woodland, its beautiful surroundings form part of Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park and are home to the highest point of elevation in the Saarland, the Schaumberg. The Schaumberg Youth Hostel in Tholey lies in a peaceful location at the foot of the Schaumberg.

  • 118 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Each room is equipped with an en-suite shower/WC.
  • For summer occupancy there are 6 log cabins available, with 8 beds each, and also a 4-bed hut for group leaders .

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
Tagungsraum 1 56 sqm 40 30 25 20 - GF € 84.00
Tagungsraum 2 58 sqm 40 30 25 20 - GF € 87.00
Tagungsraum 3 44 sqm 30 20 16 12 - GF € 66.00
Tagungsraum 4 44 sqm 30 20 16 12 - GF € 66.00
Besprechungsraum 1 18 sqm 12 8 12 9 - GF € 27.00
Besprechungsraum 2 19 sqm 12 8 12 - - GF € 27.00
Tagungsraum 1 + 2 114 sqm 100 60 45 40 - GF € 171.00
Tagungsraum 3 + 4 88 sqm 60 40 30 25 - GF € 132.00
Conference equipment

CD player, DVD player, flip chart, internet access (WiFi), overhead projector, pin board, 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
- - - - - - no free of charge
Rehearsal room equipment

piano, stereo / PA equipment

Activities for guests of Tholey Youth Hostel

Tholey is situated in the district of St. Wendel, in one of the largest unbroken areas of forest in the Saarland. These woodland surroundings are part of Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park, a beautiful area which is also home to the highest point of elevation in Saarland, the Schaumberg. The land that surrounds the Schaumberg is the oldest cultivated landscape on the Saar. Numerous walking and cycling routes as well as the nearby Bostal Lake offer holidaymakers a wealth of interesting leisure activities.

Sightseeing and excursions

  • Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park
  • Schaumberg, including Schaumberg tower
  • Benedictine monastery
  • Johann Adams Mill with Mill Museum
  • "Hofgut Imsbach" manor
  • Wareswald archaeological excavation site
  • walks, such as Schaumberg "Tafeltour"
  • hiking trail with barefoot path
  • Nordic Walking park
  • "Schaumbergbad" leisure pool
  • "Reha-Fit" fitness centre with squash and tennis
  • "Wendelinuspark" in St. Wendel, boasting Europe's largest skating stadium and 5.2 km cycling, hiking and rollerblading circuit
  • Bostal Lake with beach, pedalo hire, passenger boat, walking and cycle path around the lake, surfing and sailing school, large playground, beer garden and indoor play park
  • Idar-Oberstein, including a city tour and a visit to the German Gemstone Museum, "Crag Church", "Weiherschleife" gem-grinding mill and "Steinkaulenberg" visitors' mine
  • sightseeing in Trier, including a visit to the Amphitheatre, Imperial Baths, Cathedral, Basilica of Constantine and the Porta Nigra
  • sightseeing in St. Wendel, with a visit to Wendel Chapel , the museum of the Steyler missionaries, the Local History Museum and the Gallery
  • water sports at Losheim lake, and lake in Nonnweiler
  • Wareswald archaeological excavation site
  • Peterberg leisure centre with summer toboggan run (1000m long)