Nyon Hostel Ltd was founded in 2015 by Andreas Kappeler and Manuel Arrocho. In 2016, the «Bel Automne» building, built in 1962 as a retirement home, was entirely renovated and rebuilt in the framework of a public-private partnership (PPP) with the City of Nyon. The reconstruction was planned by the architect’s office A. Cornaz & Associés Sàrl. Nyon Hostel opened on the 1st of February 2017. 128 beds in 27 rooms, of which 15 dormitories, 8 double rooms and 4 family suites are available for our guests.
We have already paid particular attention to sustainability during the reconstruction. The old oil heating was replaced by a modern and economical gas heating system, the building shell was insulated according to the latest standards and the windows were fitted with triple glazing. In addition, solar cells and solar collectors were installed on the roof, further reducing the building’s energy requirements. From 2021 onwards, Nyon Hostel is due to receive the “IBEX Fairstay” seal of quality for sustainability in the accommodation industry.
The financing partner of Nyon Hostel SA is the Alternative Bank Switzerland Ltd, which has set itself the goal of promoting ecologically and socially sustainable projects. In order to include the guests of Nyon Hostel in our sustainability concept, we provide them with free bicycle boxes in the basement, where e-bikes can also be loaded. In addition, there is a “Publibike” bicycle station of the City of Nyon outside Nyon Hostel. Tickets for public transport can easily be boughtat the hostel reception.
In order to make our guests feel particularly comfortable, we had an interior decorator and Feng Shui expert advise us on the reconstruction. This teaching of energy flows, which originates from China, ensures positive energy andwell-being throughout the building.
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