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World’s Best Ski Hostels 2017

This is the ultimate Ski Hostel resource hub (along with our ski chalet and ski hotel hubs)

If you’re looking for the best cheap ski accommodation then look no further. We showcase cheap resorts Europe and North America for your budget ski holidays with either dorm style rooms or private rooms with en-suite.

Ski hostels make cheap france ski holidays a reality and it’s not just France but there are also cheap hostels in Austria as well as excellent options in both Switzerland (Interlaken) as well as Canada (Whistler & Banff).

New for this season is a halfway option between a hotel and a guesthouse, Ho36 in Les Menuires ​in France which will have a mix of shared dorm rooms and doubles as well as loft style ski apartments that can be booked by the night.


Offers an outdoor hot tub a communal games room lounge plus terrace with BBQ facilities. It’s located just a 10 minute bus ride from the base of Creekside which is a popular seasonaire location.

Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof

Interlaken, Switzerland


Sitting in the heart of the Bernese Oberland, this fantastic hostel offers simple and stylish rooms with free WiFi , access to the public swimming pools and free local buses.

HI-Whistler

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada


Located in the new Whistler Olympic Village, just 15-minute drive outside the main resort. Comes with a 52″ flat-screen TV, free WiFi and a modern Cheaky’s Café that serves snacks.

Hostel HI Banff Alpine Center

Banff, Alberta, Canada


HI-Banff Alpine Centre has an awesome position overlooking the Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park and offers a friendly café with WiFi throughout, an excellent restaurant 'Cougar Pete’s' and an energetic downstairs 'Storm Cellar' bar where there is free billiards and foosball and often live music. Banff town centre is just a free 5 minute bus ride away. The hostel offers ski packages, bike rental and Summer rafting.

The Matterhorn Hostel

Zermatt, Switzerland


The Matterhorn Hostel provides the perfect winter accommodation for budget travellers to Zermatt, one of the best ski resorts in Europe. Ski slopes are only 100 yards away and rooms are clean and comfortable. They also have a bar and a restaurant with free WIFI.

Scoul Youth Hostel

Scuol, Switzerland


The Scuol is a modern youth hostel with great wooden interiors, a panoramic dining terrace and a fireplace in the lounge. There is free WiFi and the ski lifts are just 100m away. With the Scuol Youth Hostel you can choose between private rooms or shared bathroom facilities.

Riders Hotel

Laax, Switzerland


The Riders Palace is situated right at the cable car station in Laax! It offers yoga, art exhibitions and live music events in The Club which is a popular venue for international bands.