>SB = Swiss Backpackers "Swiss Backpackers" - All hostels marked with 'SB' are member of the Swiss Backpackers association and comply with a minimum standards such as self catering kitchen and/or reasonably priced restaurant, 24 hour access and personal attention at reception. All offer dormitories as well as a choice of smaller rooms. No membership is required.
>HI = Hostelling International "Hosteling International" - All Hostels marked with 'HI' are members of the Swiss Youth Hostel Association. The brand stands for the role as a low-cost provider that values high quality and promotes socially responsible and green tourism. Non HI members have to pay a surcharge from CHF 6.- per night (families CHF 12.-/night). The chepast way to become a member is to register in your country before you depart.