Station Hostel for Backpackers
Colognes original Backpacker-Hostel and Budget Hotel,in the very heart of the City.
' You cant get more convenient than this friendly six-floor hostel around the corner from the train station'
Lonely Planet 2009
We are located directly at the main train/bus station, 150 m to the famous Cologne Cathedral (Koelner Dom) and just a few steps from Germanys busiest shopping street,as well hundreds of Bars,Clubs and Restaurants.Colognes Trade Fair (Messe) is just 1 train stop away,or 15 minutes walk.
We offer clean and comfortable beds (no bunks!) FREE bed linen, free showers, free internet and wireless access,a breakfast buffet until 12 Midday(extra price) ,a guest kitchen and laundry facilities.In our lounge and bar we show sports events on our large flatscreen TVs.As of January 2013 our House is completly 'Smoke Free',prempting the complete German Smoking Ban that went into effect in May.
With our late check out at 12 Midday theres no need to rush in the morning and our free lugage storage until 11 PM gives you more time to explore the city.Our reception is open 24 hours a day.
Free city maps with sightseeing tips and local travel information ,guide books and hostel flyers are available. Our friendly local staff are happy to help you with information about nightlife, restaurants, exhibitions and anything else you need to make your stay in Cologne an interesting and comfortable one.
Your credit card will be charged,for the 1st nights accomodation, 24 hours before your arrival (Please make sure it's valid).
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- Bicycle parking
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Meeting Room
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Safety Deposit Box
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- 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.
This property has a 48 hours cancellation policy. Cancellations until 12pm
(CET) noon 2 day before your arrival are free of charge.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
'Dear Guest, due to the latest constitution of Colognes City Council we have to charge from 01.12.2014 onwards all guests who cannot prove that the stay is due to vocational or business reason a supplement of 5 % as City tax! We feel really sorry but there's no option for us to avoid these extra charges from the Cologne City Council.
We also feel very sorry that our City Council is not even able to provide the form in english, you have to fill out the german version.'
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15 minutes away FROM THE AIRPORT:
Take the regional train S13 from the airport to the central station of cologne (DOM/HBF). There is one running every 20 minutes and it takes 15 minutes. The ticket cost 2.70 Euro and you can only buy it at the Ticket Machines.
There is no bus connection between the airport and the city.
100 meters away FROM THE MAIN TRAIN STATION:
If you take the main exit of the train station (after platform number 1) you will see the Cathedral to your left and a brown office building with a Rolex commercial on the top to your right.
Turn directly behind this office building into Marzellenstr. where you will find us after 100m on the right. Marzellenstr. 44-56 - 'Station Hostel for Backpackers'. Its a 2 minute walk from the main train station.
150 meters from the Dom/Cathedral.
150 meters from the Main central station.
150 meters from the main bus station.
400 meters from the old town.
10 minutes with the underground from the student bar area.