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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Black Sheep Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Black Sheep Hostel is the new hostel in Cologne! We're within close distance to all of Cologne's most beautiful sites, like the cathedral.

Our Hostel is the perfect place to step into Cologne's abundant nightlife - within walking distance you'll find all kinds of clubs, bars and inexpensive restaurants.

Feel more like relaxing? Our beautifully designed rooms and our family style kitchen where you can prepare your food await you!

Supermarkets and all kinds of shopping possibilities are right around the corner.

From the main station it's very easy to find, only four stops by subway or 5 minutes by foot from the train station 'Cologne South' (Südbahnhof).

Every room is individually designed and we hope you'll enjoy the cosy atmosphere. Try the local beer (Kölsch!) and have a nice chat with other travelers while sitting on our terrace.

We want to make your stay in Cologne as pleasant as possible!

Cancellations are only possible at least 4 days before arrival! In case of a late cancellation or a no show we will charge the total amount.

PLEASE NOTE that the Hostel may charge your credit card with a deposit of 20 Euros immediately if the total amount of the booking more than 120 Euros. This deposit is not refundable in any case. If the deposit is not chargeable, the booking is cancelled directly.

Earliest check in: 3 pm. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 8.3

  • Location 8.5

  • Staff 8.6

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    10 Sep 2019
    Amazing Hostel, right next to public transport. Really helpful staff and nice rooms (I really liked the plants). Common areas and bathrooms were very clean. They had free breakfast and free pasta. Only negative thing was the fixed shower head. I will recommend this place to everyone and definitely stay there if I visit Köln again!
    Turkey, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    29 Aug 2019
    The guys that run the place are so nice and serious! Facilities are amazing and you feel yourself at home! The location is perfect, close to the main touristic points! They give you free ☕ and pasta as well, you can use their refrigerator! Awesome place! Nice stay!
    Italy, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    28 Sep 2019
    This isn't a corporate hostel, just some cool people who like meeting other people. They are very friendly and flexible, and will learn your name and become your friend. Expect a homey atmosphere, everyone hangs out in the kitchen together (you could just hide in your room too, but it's so easy to make friends). it's just an amazing place. I would really recommend staying here.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    02 Sep 2019
    Quiet, clean and bright with friendly, helpful staff. Good location near a tramstop that is on direct route to the Hauptbanhof.
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 9.1


    01 Oct 2019
    Feels like what a hostel should feel like. Friendly atmosphere, simple rooms, and a great location. Would definitely recommend this hostel
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    27 Sep 2019
    A very pleasant stay with an amazing atmosphere and clean facilities! We got in late and reception was very helpful and gave us great recommendations of things to explore around the city. Keep in mind there is a 10 Euro cash key deposit which we weren't aware of, thankfully we were prepared and had cash! The location was great, not too far from the city center and was a beautiful walk. Breakfast was small so I recommend grabbing it elsewhere since there was nothing by the time we woke up!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    02 Oct 2019
    Stayed in the women’s dorm, each bed had light and plug socket, lockers in room, shared bathrooms, decent kitchen facilities, free breakfast of cereal and toast. Wifi signal was not great in the room (several people were stood in (brightly coloured) corridor using the wifi). Further from the train station than some hostels but still walkable (also public transport). Staff were friendly and I was able to store my bag near reception before check in (pay by cash), would stay here again.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    26 Sep 2019
    Clean and plenty of bathrooms but annoying there's no mats to dry your feet on. Well equipped kitchen but guests didn't clean dishes properly which was gross. Good included breakfast. Bed was so uncomfortable I pulled the mattress onto the floor to stop the metal bars poking into my shoulder blades, but then slept fine. Not sure if they wash the duvets, as you're supposed to leave them on the bed and take the sheets at check out. Probably wouldn't stay again.
    Australia, Couple, 18-24
  • 4.6


    04 Sep 2019
    The staff are helpful at the hostel. The room was fine but noisy. Only 2/5 of the 'mixed showers' were available for use. The reception is closed between 11 pm - 8 am so if anything happens at night you are pretty much on your own. I was in a dorm and a drunk guy across from me woke up and pissed all over the table in the middle of the dorm and the floor. He pissed all over my sweater. I could not get a hold of the staff and near by bunk wreaked like piss. It was a very bad stay.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 3.1


    10 Oct 2019
    This place is a dump. The wifi doesn’t reach 3/4 of the hostel, and there’s no seating in range of the signal. People sit in the hallway near the reception desk to use the internet. It isn’t staffed from 11pm-8am, keys are left in the open. The beds are gross, my mattress cover was ripped. I was handed a bottom sheet, duvet cover, and pillowcase at check in for me to put on my dirty bed. The carpets are disgusting. The bathroom had no paper towels. Service and cleanliness were both terrible.
    USA, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games