Hostel in Chur, Switzerland

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Get to know Chur (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Chur. To help you make friends with Chur before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Chur, a small, pretty city in Switzerland's northeast, is the capital of the lovely Graubünden region. Set in a lush, green valley surrounded by mountains with a lovely, clear blue river flowing through it, Chur is a great city with more of a "big town" vibe to it. Chur is an excellent place to base yourself when exploring the Graubünden region and is well connected to everywhere in the region by train and bus as well to rest of Switzerland.

Hostels in Chur are all located within easy walking distance of the train and bus station plus close to many great restaurants, cafes, pubs, and clubs plus plenty of supermarkets and retail shops. Chur hostels offer shared dorm rooms plus private rooms and usually Wi-Fi plus some also have pubs attached to add to the social atmosphere.

Chur is a university town with students from all over Switzerland and abroad coming here to study so it's got a lively nightlife scene (particularly on Thursday nights) and a young population who are always happy to meet travelers and have a drop of the great local beer!

The town has many pretty buildings and small squares with fountains as well as lovely cobbled streets in the old town area. There are also many great hiking opportunities around Chur and a cable car that leads from close to the centre of town to the hills above offering an amazing view of Chur and the surrounding areas.

If you're into skiing and winter sports, Chur and Graubünden are the places for you! Lots of smaller ski resorts are very close to Chur and can be easily accessed in a day trip by car, bus, or train; even if you're not into winter sports the surrounding villages and mountains are beautiful destinations in their own right.

Written by local enthusiast for Chur hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Chur hostels michael cowgill

FAQ about Chur Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Chur. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Chur. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

There is exactly 1 Hostel in Chur, Switzerland. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Your Packing List for Chur

Your Packing List for Chur

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Chur and Switzerland.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Chur Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Chur, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$43 Average dorm price
$43 Cheapest hostel in Chur
VIVA Hostel is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Chur
VIVA Hostel is the best rated
7.3 Average rating of all hostels

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