Copenhagen Downtown Hostel

Vandkunsten 5, Copenhagen, Denmark, Distance from city centre: 1.2km
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Rating: 84%from 6 reviews

  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 70%Facilities
Our hostel was a Hoscar winner for Best Hostel In Denmark 2014 and is the only hostel in the downtown area which is part of Europe's Famous Hostels.

We have free linen, laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi and iPad rental!

We're located in the old part of downtown Copenhagen, next to City Hall Square. Our location is outstanding for Copenhagen hotspots, whether it's the nightlife, the longest walking street in the world (Stroget), restaurants, theatres or attractions like Tivoli, the harbor beach or museums, galleries or parliament. Bohemian Christiania and the world famous the Little Mermaid are also close by.

With handy transport links on your doorstep, you are within easy reach of everything that the city and the rest of Denmark have to offer.

Our style is relaxed, cozy and Scandinavian, made in a modern way. Our lounge provides the ideal surroundings to chill out, relax or socialize with other guests.

If you're looking for more liquid entertainment, make yourself comfortable in one of the downtown's cheapest bars, located right in the lounge area where you can enjoy playing pool, foosball or darts with your (new) friends. We've got and Happy Hour every night. Special beers to taste its value for this country.

We also have Free Walking tours starting from the hostel at 10.45 every morning.

We have 88 rooms to suit every budget. There are private rooms or shared dormitories for four-to-twelve people. Many of our rooms feature private bathrooms and individual power sockets, seating areas, personal reading lights, hand basins, and mirrors. Private lockers are available to rent for small fee/24 hours

Our cafe offers an all-you-can-eat-and-drink breakfast buffet for an unbeatable price.

Did you know that guests from more than 40 countries stay with us every month?

Come home to a warm welcome from the staff!
CU soon!'


Please note :
Check-in: from 2pm. g.

Age restriction: All persons under the age of 18 can stay ONLY in private rooms with adult guardians. Minors are not allowed to stay in dormitory rooms.

24 h parking available for DKK 150, only 10 minutes' walk from the hostel.

We have a luggage room with big lockers and small for valuables and the lockers are self-served. the prices are 30DKK for a small locker for 24 hours and 40DKK for a large locker for 24 hours.

Our hostel has a no-smoking policy.

Please note :
Check-in: from 2pm. If you will be arriving later than 9pm you must prepay in order to guarantee your booking.

Age restriction: you MUST be over 18 to stay in a Dorm. This restriction only applies in our shared rooms, not for private rooms.

24hr parking available for DKK150, only 10 minutes' walk from the hostel.

Private lockers are available for only DKK30.

Our hostel has a no-smoking policy.
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • Bar
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Foosball
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Nightclub
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 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 Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Please note:
Checkout is at 10 am and check-in is from 2 pm. Reception is open 24/7 for your content.

Guest can check in after the total stay cost is paid at arrival. You can pay in Danish currency or with most credit and debit cards. (Be aware international credit cards might include a minor fee)

In case you prefer to be accommodated in a quieter room please send an email and if available you will be assigned to one.

Age restriction: Guests must be over 18 to stay in the shared dormitories. All persons under the age of 18 can stay only in private rooms with adult guardians.
Large private lockers are available for only DKK 50 per day.

When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
For group bookings, we will charge your card of the full amount after booking.

The hostel has a non-smoking policy.

Cancellation Policy
This property has a 72-hour cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within 72 hours prior to check in time (at 2 pm) will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated.
You can cancel through Hostelworld with your login, or by writing an email.
To pre-pay your booking please contact our booking department

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Conveniently located close to Norreport S-Train and Metro Station with metros running directly to Copenhagen Airport and it takes only 15 minutes. The hostel is also very close to Copenhagen Central Station. Both stations giving easy access to the whole of Copenhagen and the rest of Denmark.

From Copenhagen Airport: Take the metro to Norreport Station, and follow this route: cross the street and go down Norregade - Nytorv - Radhustraede (all same streets). CPH Downtown is located in the square opposite the second fountain (200 m after the two little squares).
You can also take the train to Copenhagen Central Station

From Central Station: take bus 2A heading Kastrup and get off at second stop (Stormbroen), at the canal walk down Radhusstrade for 75 meters to the square. CPH Downtown is located in the square opposite the fountain.
Instead of taking the bus follow this route, you can walk the 500 meters; walk down Tietgensgade (backside of Tivoli) and keep going to Stormgade, turn left first time and then turn right at Loengangsstraede for 100 meters and you are at Vandkunsten where the hostel is.

Located Near

Our location can not be better - right in the middle of the city! We're located near the pedestrian shopping street Stroget (two minutes' walk). Stroget goes through the inner city, full of world-class Danish design, fashion stores and much more. The Central station is 10 minutes walk away and Tivoli gardens are only five minutes walk away and are Denmark's most visited attraction and the third most visited amusement park in Europe.

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