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Venloer Str. 196, 50823 Koln, Cologne, Germany

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456 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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Staff were world class, someone give them an award for being so amazing all day errday!


Great place with excellent service. Breakfast was always good and it was a nice quiet place to stay in Koln. Cannot praise the employees enough for their nice attitudes. Would return there again no problem.


Everything I needed. Just a few steps away from the underground on a busy street full of bars and cafes.


I couldn't have been happier with my stay. There was a lot of walking to get to the sites but also a lot of restaurants and a beautiful park in the area. The cafe on the bottom floor is extremely charming. Staying here made me feel like I was rich.


Pleasant stay. The floor I stayed on had only 1 toilet and 2 showers split between 6 people, but it never became a problem. Also, it is 4 euro for the breakfast and it's worth it! Variety of options from cereal, coffee, cheese, hard boiled eggs, and salami.

  • 8th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Cheap food and beer, comfy bed and excellent staff.

  • 10th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Really good location, friendly staff, hostel is clean. Facilities, such as a washroom, are however not so good.


The hostel was amazing! The fact that it has its own real cute café/bar downstairs is really nice. It had a very laid-back atmosphere. Everything was clean, sheets were already on the bed, rooms had big windows, were quite roomy. Check out is at noon.Only thing is that the kitchen closes 10pm-7am, so that was a bit annoying. The neighborhood is fantastic, but quite far from the center if you're walking at least. It's a nice walk though, so if you have the time, do it! Otherwise, no complaints!

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