Hostels in Liechtenstein Hostels in Liechtenstein

You are looking for hostels in Liechtenstein? Good news, you have come to the right place.

On this page we list every single city with hostels and other budget accommodations. helps you to find your Liechtenstein hostel and compare its prices on the major booking sites such as Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and So you can sleep on a budget and save money while backpacking Liechtenstein.

All Cities in Liechtenstein

We list every single hostel in Liechtenstein and the world. In total, we have 1 cities in Liechtenstein for you. Please note that not all cities actually have a hostel to stay in. Below you can filter for cities with hostels and with no hostels-type accommodation, but guesthouses and budget hotels. This will help your planning.

All Liechtenstein hostels on a map

Alright, you are more the visual type? Planning your trip with a map is always handy.

Therefore, this map shows you all cities with hostels in Liechtenstein. It will help you to plan your trip. Just zoom in the map and click your destination for more details. Just so you know: If we do not have a hostel in a city, it is likely that there is no hostel in that city.

Our handwritten guide on Backpacking Liechtenstein

The Principality of Liechtenstein is the fourth smallest country in Europe. Situated in central Europe, this tiny state borders Switzerland to the south and west as well as Austria to the north and east. The sixty-two square miles (160 square kilometers) of land include mountainous landscape, villages, and medieval castles.

Liechtenstein is one of the world’s richest countries. Its German-speaking inhabitants enjoy a high standard of living as well as a very low unemployment rate. International companies are encouraged to invest here, able to take advantage of special tax breaks. The country is also one of the leading manufacturers of ceramic and the main producer of false teeth.

Tourism, on the other hand, is not one of the primary contributing factors to Liechtenstein’s economy. There is no airport in the country, but a railway connects it to neighboring Austria and Switzerland, where airports abound. In these two adjacent countries, there are also many more lodging options available than in Liechtenstein. While the latter has a handful of hostels and other accommodations available, the neighboring countries offer a much better selection of hostels, B&B’s, inns, hotels, and motels.

If you do decide to settle down in Liechtenstein, your chances of finding a hostel are highest in Schaan and in Vaduz, the capital city. Hostels are hard to come by in this tiny country, however, so you are much more likely to find a hotel. While the prices of accommodations are very high in Liechtenstein, visitors can save money by sharing a hotel room with a few fellow travelers. Once you divide the cost of the room among several guests, the price per person is similar to that of a hostel’s dormitory bed. In addition, the accommodations’ costs are well justified, considering the high ratings they earn from guests. The lodgings tend to include tidy rooms, immaculate bathrooms, attentive staff, included breakfasts, central location, and some of the most beautiful views of the Alps or even a castle.

Whether you decide to make your base in Liechtenstein or one of the adjacent countries, your itinerary most definitely should include a visit to the Schloss Vaduz, or Vaduz Castle. Originally, the castle was built in the twelfth century. Many additions and changes were made at later dates. As recently as the 1900’s, several restorations and an expansion took place. From 1938 to the present day, the Liechtenstein Princely Family has been inhabiting the castle. For this reason, visitors cannot go inside. Whether you choose to admire it from the city center below or you decide to do the twenty-minute uphill hike to see it up close, the castle is a beautiful photo opportunity for visitors from all around. While it can look dreary and imposing during the day, the castle is a sight to admire at night time in all its illuminated glory. From the top of the hill, you also get to see the panoramic view of the city below.

Once you make your way back down and walk around the town and main square of Vaduz, your itinerary should also lead you to a stop at the Liechtenstein National Museum. The building dates back to 1438 and used to serve different purposes, including housing the seat of government. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe visited in 1788, making the museum an even more impressive site. Today, you can enter the building and experience the history, culture, and landscape of the region via exhibits and artifacts. There is an English audio guide available for anyone who does not understand German. Visitors can also enjoy a snack at the cafe.

After walking about the capital throughout the day, stopping at many points of interests, taking photos, and enjoying a bite to eat in one of the town’s eateries, your tired feet will be happy to head back to your hostel or other accommodation for some rest and relaxation.

expert for Liechtenstein hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Liechtenstein hostels Jakob Lombardi

Travel Tips for Liechtenstein - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Liechtenstein. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Liechtenstein. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

FAQ on Hostels in Liechtenstein

There is a lot of travel planning to do. So let us help you once again by putting together the frequently asked questions:

Finding Hostels and Prices

What hostel booking sites are best to use?

There is several hostel booking sites, such as, and While every platform has its pros and cons, there is a universal truth you as a traveler should be aware of: Not a single booking site can always offer the best prices.

This is where comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.

For you as a traveler, is the best booking site to actually save money.

How much are hostels in Liechtenstein?

Prices always vary, depending on various factors. Weekends tend to be more expensive, same goes for special holidays. Please also take into account local vaction time.

You can search for exacty hostel prices in Liechtenstein here on Pick your destination and pick a date. The system will track down the prices to give an idea of what budget and prices you can expect.

When to book hostels?

If you want to stay at the best hostels, it is a good idea to have your hostel booked around 1 month before you travel. For the regular hostels, booking one week before should be okay. Yet again, this always depends.

We dedicated a full article to the topic of when to book hostels.


Safety and Packing

Are hostels in Liechtenstein safe?

Generally speaking, hostels are as safe as you make them. We highly recommend always to bring your own padlock, using the lockers and taking care of your belongings. Make sure you pick a safe hostel, offering lockers and a safe location. Please always pay attention to the reviews; they can give you a great insight on what to expect and safety tips.

What to pack when staying in hostels?

There is a few basics you should always pack when staying in hostels.

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

There is more actually. We wrote a complete guide with more details. Read our full hostel packing list.

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