The youth hostel is situated right in front of the castle and has a capacity of 86 beds. The castle has another 56 beds which are for the groups’ participation at the educational activities offered by the Centre SNJ. The hostel is open the whole year and is perfect for school classes, youth groups and individual hikers. All in all there are 142 beds with rooms between 1 and 10 beds. The sanitary facilities are located in the base ground, toilets are on the floors.
In 1975, the castle became the home of the ecological youth center, which offers, in close co-operation with the youth hostel, ecological courses for groups and classes.
The youth hostel offers a tinkering room as well as three common rooms, which may be used as classrooms. HIFI & Video equipment can be put at the group’s disposal if required.
Our team will do its best to satisfy the guests and offers full board (lunch, dinner, packed lunch). Luxembourgish specialities and vegetarian meals are available on request.
Close to the youth hostel, the youth center Marienthal with its high rope park offers activities around educational adventure to youth and school groups.
The youth hostel is open for young and old. There is no age limit.
|Prices 2019 (in Euro)||Members (i)||Regular|
|Overnight with breakfast and bedsheets per person per night
showers / WC on the floor
|20,20 €||23,20 €|
|Twin room - additional charge per person per night||5,50 €||5,50 €|
|Single private room - additional charge per person per night||15,00 €||15,00 €|
Packed lunch (Attention: no plastic bottles in the lunch packs, please bring your own bottle or buy one at our hostel)
|5,00 €||5,50 €|
|Light meal (dish)||7,50 €||8,00 €|
|Complete meal (starter, main dish and dessert)||9,90 €||10,90 €|
The small village of Hollenfels in the west of the country is situated quietly on a hill overlooking the river Eisch valley.
Its most prominent landmark is the 14th century castle, with its impressive donjon (height: 39 m). Its location makes it an ideal spot to start exploring the well-known "Valley of the Seven Castles".
By car, Hollenfels is situated at 20 minutes from Luxembourg-City. On weekdays, Hollenfels can be reached by public bus from the Capital and from Mersch.
More infornation: www.mobiliteit.lu
The "Valley of the 7 Castles" is known for its numerous historical monuments, castles and palaces and is ideal for hiking or mountain bike tours. The youth hostel has a large park with playground and sports facilities. Barbecues can be organized by the youth hostel manager. The town of Mersch (8 km) is easily accessible by bus and offers opportunities for shopping and has a modern swimming pool.
Discover the history of the Valley of the Seven Castles in the company of one of the three witnesses from the Middle Ages of the Hollenfels castle or Mersch.
Guided tours on request:
Natalia Sanchez T: +352 621 389 102 -
Language: L, D, F, GB
Time: 1 hour
Price: 250 € per group
Next to the youth hostel
In the region
School trips and group travel
There are many good reasons for a stay in the youth hostels of several days, because everything is possible - from an educational outdoor adventure to a cultural excursion. The youth hostels have established a program of various activities, making it easy in organizing your next school trip or group travel. All hostels are well equipped to offer a pleasant stay to school groups and other groups of larger size.
Next to the youth hostel is the centre SNJ Hollenfels. They offer a lot of activities around ecology, nature and geology. More information: hollenfels.snj.lu
In the valley is situated the Centre SNJ Marienthal. They offer outdoor and adventure activities for schools and school classes. The program offers an adventure parc, mountainbike-tandem and tours cross teh caves of the Mamerlayen. More information: marienthal.snj.lu
Birthday for kids
We offer some birthday packages for your kids at the youth hostels Echternach and Beaufort. But you can also party your child's birthday in one of the other youth hostels on demand.
To the birthdays for kids
Restaurant "Melting Pot"
The youth hostels restaurant
Melting Pot - the name says it all. Young people and youngsters at heart as well as Luxembourg residents and tourists of all nationalities meet and discuss here and are building up new contacts. And how can this going better? Of course, with a good meal and a delicious drink.
Varied daily menus are offered every day and in addition you have the possibility to eat “à la carte”, a card, where you also find vegetarian menus. Groups can choose between many offerings from the catering brochure.
Whatever the occasion, group travel, a conference, a family event or a kids birthday, the youth hostels Luxembourg have a rich variety of dishes.
2, rue du Château
Tel.: (+352) 26 27 66 500
Fax: (+352) 26 27 66 530
N 49° 42.732' E 006° 03.044'
The whole year
17:00 - 22:00 o'clock
until 10:00 o'clock
open from 08:00 - 10:00 and 17:00 - 22:00 o'clock
Total: 86 beds