Schnett Youth Hostel

Unspoiled natural surroundings, fresh spring water, oxygen-rich air: Schnett Youth Hostel is in a beautiful natural setting packed with sprawling forests of spruce and beech trees, colourful meadows and lush green pastures, not far from Thuringia's best-known hiking route, the Rennsteig Trail. The Hostel sits right at the top of Simmersberg mountain, making this a place with some of the most reliable snow conditions in Thuringia. Come and discover a delightful winter wonderland offering something for all winter sports lovers. There's much to choose from, whether it's your first ever skiing course or steep downhill courses for experts.
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Opening hours
The house is open

7.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.

The reception is open

7.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.


11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

4.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.

Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 21.10 € 23.60 € 28.40

Prices 2019

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 20.50 € 26.00 € 29.00

Schnett Youth Hostel has 61 beds in rooms with between 2 and 6 beds. Communal showers and WCs are on the different floors.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day
Raum 16 49 sqm - - - - 40 1 upon request
Conference equipment

blackboard, CD player, DVD player, flip chart, microphone system, overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, slide projector, stereo system, TV set, video recorder, whiteboard

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
Raum 16 49 sqm 3.0 m 40 35 1 yes upon request
Aufenthaltsraum 42 sqm 3.0 m 40 35 GF yes upon request
Vereinszimmer 12 sqm 3.0 m 40 35 GF yes upon request
Rehearsal room equipment

stereo / PA equipment

Staging options

recording studio in the vicinity (30.0 km)

Willkommen in Schnett!

Schnett schmiegt sich an den Südhang des Simmersberges (780 m), von dessen Gipfel man weite Fernblicke ins Thüringer, Fränkische und Hessische Land genießen kann, die dem Betrachter ein erhebendes Gefühl von Freiheit vermitteln. Schnett und seine Umgebung bieten dem Wanderer ideale Möglichkeiten über ein gut ausgeschildertes Wanderwegenetz in frischer Luft. Sie erreichen von hier aus in 45 Gehminuten den bekanntesten Wanderweg Thüringens, den Rennsteig.

Wir bieten Outdoor- und lehrplanorientierte Programme an, interessante und spannende Falknervorführungen, unser „Gipfelprogramm“ und geführte Wanderungen.

Sightseeing and excursions

Whether you fancy hiking through the Thuringian Forest to Oberhof on the Rennsteig Trail, or are planning an excursion to the Ottilienbad leisure pool in Suhl or the Museum of Natural History in Schleusingen - the Hostel management team will be happy to assist you in planning your individual stay.