The Best Hostels and Hotels in Villach, Austria for Backpackers, Families, and Bikers
Villach, in southern Austria, near Italy and Slovenia, has an old world feel surrounded by a modern city. Although a stop-over for some, this medium sized city offers plenty of activities that make a longer stay worthwhile, such as the old castle, skiing, hiking, and shopping and dining.
The hostels and hotels below are some of the best in the area for budget travelers and those seeking an adventure. Each is somewhat different, so do some research, read the reviews, and then figure out which is best for you during your time in Austria.
How much do hostels in Villach cost?
|Average Dorm Price
$26 ($26 to $26)
|Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel)
$55 ($52 to $58)
A comfortable hostel for backpackers, families, groups, and couples
Dorm Bed: $26.06
Not far from the historic city center of Villach, and close to the river, is this large, modern, and comfortable hostel with plenty of great features.
Dorms are modern and clean, and situated in smaller rooms, each with an ensuite bathroom. Bathrooms are very modern as well. Lockers are available, and rooms have individual locks for guests to keep everyone safe and secure.
The hostel offers some awesome amenities, such as a free buffet breakfast in the large dining hall, various common rooms with TVs, games, and books, a sauna, table tennis, free Wi-Fi, an outdoor terrace, and more. One of the highlights includes a large rock climbing wall which takes up an entire room, complete with a padded floor. The hostel also has an exercise room with weight lifting machines.
Guests leaving reviews claim that this hostel is very nice, clean, and modern with everything they could need for their visit. Some say that the location is good but not great, but it is still close to town. The staff is said to be friendly and helpful.
St. Martinerstrasse 13 A ,
A scenic affordable hotel and hostel for bikers, families, couples, and backpackers
Located in the mountains to the north of Villach, near the town of Verditz, the Blue Mountain Hotel and Hostel is a terrific getaway spot with plenty of great views and fun activities.
Catering to all types of travelers from motorcyclists to families to budget backpackers, there is something for everyone. Private rooms are available in various sizes and at various prices including family rooms with larger beds and bunks for the kids (or groups of backpackers could share a larger room).
The staff (family owned) goes out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. And this is not a hard task given the surroundings and the amenities of the hotel. The architecture is a charming traditional alpine Austrian building, which sets the mood. The onsite restaurant has a great mountain atmosphere and serves a delicious free breakfast
. Free Wi-Fi is available, too. Also on the premises is a bar, a billiards room, foosball, TVs with a Wii, free parking, laundry, a hot tub and sauna, a fitness center and exercise room, luggage storage, tour booking and transportation arrangements, and more.
It's like a small resort with everything you could ever need. Hiking and skiing are nearby, as are other year-round mountain activities.
Reviews are consistently positive, and this establishment is recommended by all!
Verditzer Strasse 70 ,
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