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Top Rated Hostels in Cologne, Germany

96.7%
85 reviews Book Now 
1

die wohngemeinschaft

Hostel
Richard-Wagner-Str. 39, Cologne, Germany 50674

83 out of 85 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend die wohngemeinschaft

Atmosphere - 96% Staff - 96% Facilities - 95% Safety - 99%
Location - 91% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 97%
Customer review
Alone
City break, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
94.3%
Customer would recommend this property 04 September 2014

The staff did everything they could to make the stay as comfortable as possible to all of the guests. The breakfast was excellent. Good coffee was offered free of charge to all of the guests. Security was much better than in most hostels I've stayed in so far. The lockers were safe.

Customer review
Alone
Business / conference, City break, Sightseeing & culture
97.1%
Customer would recommend this property 02 August 2014

really a very clean and tidy hostel, especially for the shower room and toilet. bed is comfortable with style. commeon rooms opens 24 hrs and I can stay there overnight to surf internet, with free hot coffee. location is also good. near 3 mins work from metro. amazing. wifi connection is stable and fast.

93.7%
94 reviews Book Now 
2

Cologne Downtown Hostel

Hostel
Hohe Straße 30a, Cologne, Germany 50667

92 out of 94 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Cologne Downtown Hostel

Atmosphere - 87% Staff - 95% Facilities - 91% Safety - 96%
Location - 99% Cleanliness - 97% Value - 89%
Hannah Moore
With my spouse / partner
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture
100.0%
Hannah would recommend this property 27 December 2014

This hostel was probably the best of our entire trip. It was a perfect location right in the centre of the town. It is situated above a supermarket and it has a very nice kitchen which was perfect for cooking in. The hostel was very clean with lovely rooms. The staff were perfect and very helpful!

Christopher Sanders
As a family with children
Family Holiday
97.1%
Christopher would recommend this property 03 August 2014

This is a very modern hostal in a very convinient location Facilities are excellent and staff very friendly Stayed here with my family and had no reason to worry about anything

92.9%
19 reviews Book Now 
3

Hotel Engelbertz

2 star Hotel
Obenmarspforten 1-3, Cologne, Germany 50667

19 out of 19 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hotel Engelbertz

Atmosphere - 85% Staff - 95% Facilities - 89% Safety - 96%
Location - 96% Cleanliness - 95% Value - 90%
Customer review
Alone
City break
100.0%
Customer would recommend this property 05 December 2012

Exteremely convenient location, very clean, really friendly English-speaking staff and spacious for a single room. Breakfast was better than expected. There's TV, hairdryer, etc.. efficient enough for a short stay.

Customer review
Alone
Sightseeing & culture
97.1%
Customer would recommend this property 05 July 2012

I liked it central location in Cologne. Easy walking distance to everything. Also the staff was extremely friendly.

91.0%
370 reviews Book Now 
4

Pathpoint Cologne

Hostel
ALLERHEILIGENSTRAßE 15, Cologne, Germany 50668

351 out of 370 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Pathpoint Cologne

Atmosphere - 83% Staff - 88% Facilities - 91% Safety - 95%
Location - 95% Cleanliness - 94% Value - 89%
Elena Ts
Alone
Sightseeing & culture
94.3%
Elena would recommend this property 16 January 2015

It was clean and safe. Everybody can use a kitchen that makes living there very comfortable. Big common area.

Rabbi'atul Adawiyah Muhiddin
With friends / other travellers
Backpacking / gap year
100.0%
Rabbi'atul Adawiyah would recommend this property 04 January 2015

I like because they have complete kitchen and laundry area. The room also comfortable and clean. The subway also near with this hostel. You couldnt ask for more as they have everything. The staff are also very helpfull and they reply your email.

89.4%
44 reviews Book Now 
5

King Georg

Apartment
Sudermanstr. 2, Cologne, Germany 50670

40 out of 44 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend King Georg

Atmosphere - 95% Staff - 91% Facilities - 79% Safety - 90%
Location - 92% Cleanliness - 88% Value - 88%
John Walsh
With my spouse / partner
City break, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture
94.3%
John would recommend this property 23 December 2014

Good location, just a 10-12 minute walk to the main station and DOM Cathedral. U babahn less than 2 minutes and train station at Hansaring around the corner. Shops, cafe, bars all within very close proximity. Would recommend the bagel cafe a few doors up for breakfast.

Customer review
With my spouse / partner
City break, Partying / nightlife, Romantic getaway
91.4%
Customer would recommend this property 06 January 2014

This is not a really hostel, it is more like renting a small appartement in a house full of appartements.Therefore you are never disturped by other guests. It feels luxury and the furniture is beautiful. The location is fantastic (next to the UBahn, so you are in the centre withing 3 minutes or, if you like walking 20 minutes to the centre) and there are many small stores, supermarkets and restuarants within 5 minutes of walking. The staff gave us restaurant tips upon arrival, which was very useful. You could not hear the bar, which is on the ground floor, in our appartement

88.9%
65 reviews Book Now 
6

Bermuda Triangle B&B

Guesthouse
Marsilstein 2, Cologne, Germany 50676

64 out of 65 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Bermuda Triangle B&B

Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 91% Facilities - 88% Safety - 88%
Location - 88% Cleanliness - 92% Value - 92%
Ashlea Wheeler
With my spouse / partner
Backpacking / gap year
97.1%
Ashlea would recommend this property 03 February 2014

Great location near Rudolfplatz, many great cafes and restaurants nearby. Nice kitchen and a great selection for continental breakfast. Room was spacious and had a nice view of the surrounding streets.

Customer review
With friends / other travellers
City break, Events / festivals, Shopping
85.7%
Customer would recommend this property 27 December 2013

Easy walking distance from railway station/or tram ride. Ability to cook basic food. A buffet breakfast provided, but stored in fridge so available at any time of day. Excellent location for Christmas Markets. Owner helpful with the storage of our bags after check out time on last day.

88.5%
83 reviews Book Now 
7

Youth Hostel Cologne-Riehl

Hostel
An der Schanz 14, Cologne, Germany 50735

77 out of 83 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Youth Hostel Cologne-Riehl

Atmosphere - 84% Staff - 94% Facilities - 87% Safety - 88%
Location - 83% Cleanliness - 90% Value - 90%
Customer review
With my spouse / partner
Family Holiday
100.0%
Customer would recommend this property 17 June 2013

It location and its proximity and easy accessibility from the centre of the city.

Customer review
With friends / other travellers
City break, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture
80.0%
Customer would recommend this property 19 November 2012

Nice building, very clean, top facilities and easy to get into the city with the underground. Great breakfast buffet.

85.6%
367 reviews Book Now 
8

Black Sheep Hostel

Hostel
Barbarossaplatz 1, Cologne, Germany 50674

336 out of 367 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Black Sheep Hostel

Atmosphere - 88% Staff - 89% Facilities - 78% Safety - 85%
Location - 88% Cleanliness - 86% Value - 81%
Customer review
Alone
Visiting friends or family
100.0%
Customer would recommend this property 04 July 2014

Easy-going, informal, cheap extras. Great for meeting people and chilling out. Hostel for fun, not business trips

Customer review
With friends / other travellers
Backpacking / gap year
82.9%
Customer would recommend this property 21 June 2014

The staff were really helpful when I needed to book a bus in German and were very accommodating when I needed to extend my stay. The rooms were very clean and well set up, also the hostel came with free breakfast which was great.

84.9%
639 reviews Book Now 
9

Station Hostel Backpackers

Hostel
Marzellenstr. 44-56, Cologne, Germany 50668

565 out of 639 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Station Hostel Backpackers

Atmosphere - 81% Staff - 90% Facilities - 80% Safety - 84%
Location - 96% Cleanliness - 76% Value - 84%
Customer review
With friends / other travellers
City break, Sightseeing & culture
94.3%
Customer would recommend this property 14 January 2015

Great location, just round the corner from both the main train station and Cathedral. Rooms were really clean and no bunk-beds which is a bonus! Plenty of bathrooms, all kept clean and with good facilities. The staff were very helpful.

Customer review
With friends / other travellers
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture
97.1%
Customer would recommend this property 05 January 2015

The hostel is really near to the city centre, the dom, and the train station. very convenient and easy to find.

82.7%
240 reviews Book Now 
10

Weltempfänger Backpacker Hostel & Café

Hostel
Venloer Str. 196, Cologne, Germany 50823

225 out of 240 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Weltempfänger Backpacker Hostel & Café

Atmosphere - 78% Staff - 86% Facilities - 77% Safety - 86%
Location - 75% Cleanliness - 91% Value - 84%
Aiste Gumbaragyte
With friends / other travellers
City break, Events / festivals, Shopping
100.0%
Aiste would recommend this property 23 December 2013

The greatest advantage of this hostel is late check out time!! It's by 12:00pm.

Colin Cheong
Alone
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture
77.1%
Colin would recommend this property 16 December 2013

Nice area even though it is a little further out, the main street it is on is filled with resturants and shops. The staff were super friendly and helpful - good clean sheets and facilities like kitchen/common room. Midday checkout great for sleep in.

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