Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3 pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11 am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.
Köln vs Cologne: Remember, the German name of Cologne is Köln. Same city, same fun!
From uniquely designed rooms, great location, exciting activities and to amazing facilities – the hostel is surely the complete package deal there is in Cologne for all kinds of travelers.
The hostel has 16 rooms, each designed with undeniably incredible themes and style.
You can choose between an amber-jeweled decadence fit for a princess, glitz and, excitement of Bollywood cinema, a stylish photo studio or even the austere beauty of a cabin in the woods and many more.
Only not could you choose your own special themed room but you can also choose among the many cafes, boutique shops, clubs and restaurants in the Belgian Quarter which is just a few walks away from the hostel.
The Belgisches Viertel (Belgian Quarter) is one of the must-visit neighborhoods in Cologne. Offering tourists and travelers a great deal to meet friendly locals, have fun explore the city, and have the best travel experience in Cologne.
Amenities you can access at Hostel die Wohngemeinschaft:
And for the facilities?
Get ready to get knocked off your feet because Hostel die Wohngemeinschaft has the perfect package of facilities for you.
Play a little competition among other guests and have a good camaraderie in the hostel’s playroom.
On the first floor, a Café will satisfy your craving for great coffee and cakes from Cologne’s finest pastry chef.
And if in the evening you don’t find the café there, don’t panic, you’re not hallucinating.
The café is transformed into a bar and serves as a harbor for travelers and guests that loves to conquer the night, listen to DJ’s and party.
Aside from the transforming Café-Bar, the hostel also has a Theater room which is said to be Cologne’s smallest stage with an international program.
From poetry, literature reading, film showing, local singer-songwriter to a known artist, the theater is the perfect place to witness all kinds of performances that complement the city’s diverse attractions.
So if you’re looking for a complete package hostel, Hostel die Wohngemeinschaft is definitely the one you are looking for.
Location: Being located at the center of almost everything, you can take a walk to Rhine Embankment and to the Dom which is Cologne’s world-renown cathedral.
Subway stations Moltkestraße, Rudolfplatz and Main Station are also just a few walks away from the hostel giving you great ease and access to travel more of Cologne.
This is one of the best hostels in Cologne for
Hostel die Wohngemeinschaft is also great for solo travelers.
Alright, last but not least we have a much bigger hostel offering a whopping 186 rooms altogether!
HI Koln Riehl is also known as Youth Hostel Cologne Riehl and Jugendherberge City Hostel – Koln Riehl. It just depends which booking platform you land on.
As this is a big property, it is kept simple with modern facilities and large communal spaces for people to mingle.
It’s set up to allow travellers to please themselves for the most part. That means, there aren’t any organised activities here.
Still, there are good amenities for use, including:
Bar w/ big screen & music
Party room for upto 80 people
Super cool: A buffet breakfast is included in the booking price!
No matter which room you choose – single, double, triple or 4-bed dorm – each one comes with a shower, WC and individual lockers.
There is a large car park right in front of the hostel which guests are welcome to use for free.
Just be aware that the Wifi connection is only very good in the common areas and does not reach to the bedrooms. Therefore, we would not recommend this hostel for digital nomads.
Location: In a beautiful area right next to the Rhine River. Large playgrounds and big green spaces are right behind the hostel. It’s an 8-minute tram ride from the center of Cologne, or alternatively you could walk which would take 40 minutes.
Hostel die Wohngemeinschaft truly exemplifies the ordinary, yet it is not technically a party hostel, but a great social hub with all the makings.
Serving as a harbor for tourists and locals to great nightlife experience with good beverage deals, dazzling music and DJs, this hostel bar is definitely one of your to-go-to places.
What is Cologne best known for?
Here are the Cologne main tourist attractions:
The Cologne Chocolate Museum
Old Town Cologne
Cologne City Hall (Rathaus)
The Wallraf-Richartz & Ludwig Museums
Kolumba - art museum
St. Gereon's Basilica
Rheinpark Park Cologne
Are hostels in Cologne safe?
Not all hostels in Cologne are necessarily safe, especially the one that offers the cheapest price in sketchy areas. It might be an illegal hostel, without proper license to run and safety measures.
So in all fairness, it is best to check out Hostelgeeks.com because we feature safe hostels in Cologne. You can find backpacker hostel with top ratings! Keep a close eye on the overall ratings on booking platforms!
If you are not secure, you can also send us an email and ask us!
How much are hostels in Cologne?
According to Hostelz.com, prices start from $22 for a dorm bed in Cologne.
Prices may vary depending on season.
What are the best sites for finding hostels?
Of course, the best site to find hostels is Hostelgeeks.com