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Weltempfänger Backpacker Hostel Hostel

Venloer Str. 196, 50823 Koln, Cologne, Germany

86% Overall Rating 134 out of 146 customers would recommend this property based on 146 reviews

Atmosphere 85%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 82%

Location 87%

Safety 85%

Staff 90%

Value 86%

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Bar APM-96
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reading Light
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

Important Information

The cancellation policy is 7 days before arrival date. Cancellations must be made in written form (i.e. via email). For non-arrivals and late cancellations after this period a one-night charge may be applied.

Check-in time is from 3pm to 8pm.
Check-out before 11am.

Early arrivals do have the possibility to store luggage in our hostel. Later arrival only after prior consultation. Between midnight and 7am the reception is closed, during this period check-in or -out is not possible.

Linen is included. Please understand that for hygienically reasons we will not allow the usage of sleeping bags. A towel can be rented for a singular extra cost of 1 Euro, as of three days it would be inclusive.

Important note: We have to charge a city tax of 5% on top of the accommodation price. Exceptions can only be made for business travellers. If your stay with us will be work-related, please contact us directly.

Breakfast for 5,80 Euro is offered from 8.00-12.00.
For the room key we will retain a deposit of 20 Euro in cash.

Our hostel is a non-smoking home. You can smoke only outside the house. We ask all guests urgently to abide by this rule.

Thank you for booking. We are looking forward to welcome you in our hostel!

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Cologne?

Contact us directly

Map and Directions


By Train: From cologne main station you take tram no. 5 to Friesenplatz (just 2 stops), than change to underground 3 or 4 (same platform) and go for another 2 stops in the same direction to Piusstrasse. The hostel is directly in front of the underground station.
By Plane: Arriving at the airport Köln-Bonn you take the train S 13 or RE 7 to Station 'Bahnhof Köln Ehrenfeld'. From here you reach us by foot in a few minutes or you take the underground line 3 or 4 to 'Piusstraße' (2 stops).
By Car: From Autobahn A1 change to A57 at Kreuz Köln-Nord in direction Köln-Zentrum. Pass the exit Ehrenfeld, after the underpass keep on right in direction Köln Süd Lindenthal. Turn right at the second cross road to Venloer Straße. At the next corner to your right you will see the Weltempfänger Hostel.

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