Hallo und willkomen to the best hostels in Germany! Are you ready?
This list will help you backpacking Germany like a boss. We found many fantastic hostels from Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne, Hamburg and the black forest.
Are these the best hostels in Germany?
Ja and yes, 100%!
The quality of hostels in Germany varies a lot. In this list we give you a wide range of hostels; from Luxury and Boutique Hostels to backpacker and party hostels. All are great! Just choose the right hostel for your own travel style.
Located extreme southwest of the Black Forest, near the Swiss border at Basel, you find Lorrach. It is part of the Black Forest. And yes, we also wrote a guide about the best hostels in Black Forest here.
A small cute town with one of the largest fortresses in south Baden, the Rötteln Castle.
Heimathafen Hostel is a boutique design hostel inspired by the sailing ships. Cords, sailing lamps, wood decoration, and comfy beds with plenty of space will make your stay memorable. They almost transport you 1.000 km north – to the port of Hamburg – with the deco.
It comes with free WiFi, a fully equipped kitchen, and an in-house bar (the biggest bar in town) to spend time with your new found travels.
It is near the train station (2 minutes) and just 5 minutes walk to the city center.
From Lorrach you can easily reach Basel (Switzerland) in 20 minutes.
Not all hostels in Germany 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 Germany. You can find backpacker hostel with top ratings! Keep a close eye on the overall ratings on booking platforms!
If you are not sure, you can also send us an email and ask us!
What are the best sites for finding hostels?
Of course, the best site to find hostels is Hostelgeeks.com