Cologne downtown hostel
You will find the Downtown Hostel right in the heart of Cologne. Be right in the middle of big city life and experience the best Cologne has to offer. The central location offers walking distances to all of the most important sights and points of interest. Relax and take in the view from our balcony after a long day of shopping on one of the longest shopping promenades in Germany.
Right in the city centre you will find the Downtown Hostel with a view of the most important sight: the cologne cathedral. The main train station is just a few minutes walk from our front door and we will welcome you at our 24h reception. From our excellent location in the middle of the city, you are a few minutes away from many places of interest. Art and culture, bars and clubs as well as shopping on one the largest shopping promenades in Germany – our Hostel is the perfect access point for everything Cologne has to offer. Numerous bars and restaurants are right around the corner. However, if you are not in the mood to go out, there is the possibilty to get groceries in the integrated supermarket on the ground floor and to cook a meal in the Hostel’s kitchen.
We offer a wide range of rooms:
We have 2-bed private rooms with a bunk bed and dorms (4 bed mixed, 6 bed mixed and 8 bed mixed). All rooms have their own private bathroom.
Please note: we do not accept bookings of groups larger than 8 people. If you decide to make separate bookings for your group anyway, we retain the right of cancelling your booking without a refund of your deposit.
Attention: City-Tax! For private bookings we are obliged to pay a city tax of 5% of the overnight amount per person and night. We have to charge this additional amount at your arrival. Business travelers are exempt from city tax but need to provide evidence. We regret any inconvenience this may cause you and we appreciate your understanding!
If you have booked a complete room we charge a deposit of 100 € per room. This is only payable in cash on arrival.
By the way: Every one of our rooms has a beautiful, private bathroom, just as you know it from back home. Linen and towels are included.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- Air Conditioning
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Attention: City-Tax! For private booking we are obliged to pay a city tax of 5% of the overnight amount per person and night. We have to charge you at arrival this additional amount. Business travelers are exempt from city tax but need to provide evidence. We regret any inconvenience this may cause you and us and hope for your understanding!
When booking an entire room, the property charges a deposit of €100 per room. This must be deposited in cash upon arrival.
Please note: We do not accept bookings of groups larger than 8 people. If you decide to make separate bookings for your group anyway we retain the right of cancelling your booking without a refund of your deposit.
We do not accept customers younger than 18 years of age.
This property may pre-authorise the used credit card in order to secure your booking. In case the card is not valid, property will ask you to send new card details within 24 hours. If you don't do so, property is entitled to cancel your reservation
Check in from 3:00 pm.
Check out before 11:00 am.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
Breakfast not included.
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We offer you a parking space for 10 € per 24 hours for the public REWE parking garge.
Coming on the A 3 (Oberhausen): Take the exit at the interchange 27-Kreuz Köln-Ost and follow signs to Köln-Deutz/Zentrum. Keep driving on B55a. Exit at Deutz/Tanzbrunnen. Keep on going straight. After the underpass of the trainstation Köln-Deutz, take a right onto Opladener Strasse and stay in the left or central lane. Cross Deutzer Brücke (bridge). After a few meters (just behind the Dorint Hotel) turn right onto Grosse Sandkaul. Right at the beginning on the left-hand side is the ramp to our parking garage.
Coming on the A 555: Follow the signs for Köln-Zentrum and continue on B51. After the underpass take a left and follow signs for Heumarkt. At the Heumarkt take a right towards Neumarkt. Continue on Augustinerstraße. Just after the Dorint Hotel turn right onto Grosse Sandkaul. Right at the beginning on the left-hand side is the ramp to our parking garage.
Please note that as of 01.01.2008, parts of the city of Cologne have been declared a low emission zone. You can obtain an emission sticker and further information via the website www.umwelt-plakette.de.
Take a train to Köln Hauptbahnhof (main railway station). Once you get off the train it is about a 10 minute walk to our hostel. (Alternatively, you can take a taxi – cab fare will be about € 8). Go through the main exit of the railway station and walk towards Cologne Cathedral. Continue along the shopping street Hohe Strasse until you have reached the end of it by passing Galeria Kaufhof. Now turn left. We are the building in-between Galeria Kaufhof and the Dorint Hotel. The hostel main entrance is underneath the red REWE sign. Take the elevator up to the 6th floor.