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Copenhagen Downtown Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Copenhagen Downtown Hostel was rated the Most Popular Hostel in Copenhagen in 2015, and it's easy to see why. They're centrally located, just between Christiansborg Palace and the Tivoli gardens, within walking distance of Kastellet, the Little Mermaid and Freetown Christiania. Many Hostelworld guests have said 'it's probably the best value for price you will without leaving the central area'. We like that this clean hostel loans out hair dryers, laptops and iPads. The onsite bar and cafe has games and a daily happy hour.

Property Description

Copenhagen Downtown hostel few years in a row (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and in 2017.) won the 'Most Popular Hostel in Copenhagen' award at the Hoscars, chosen and given out by Hostelworld, and all thanks to our lovely guests who rated our hostel. Come and see it yourself!

Our award-winning hostel has 24-hour reception, a spacious party lounge and bar open til 5 am every single night and edgy venue for live music and tons fo daily events such as beer pong, cocktail night, solo travellers night and much much more - Plus welcoming area outside, overlooking the street
We have one of the cheapest bars in town, located right here in our lounge area and offering a great value Happy Hour every night.

We also have laundry facilities ( small fee ), free Wi-Fi & free tablets to borrow

We are centrally located in the old part of Copenhagen, at the historical district dating back hundreds of years with 1 minute to all major shopping. Our location is outstanding for local hotspots, whether it’s bustling nightlife, the longest pedestrianized shopping street in the world (Strøget), fusion restaurants, the famous Tivoli gardens, and the harbor beach. If you' de like some more culture, we are just next to Denmark’s best museums, galleries, and theaters.

Our location means we have all public transport links on our doorstep; you are within easy reach of everything that the city and the rest of Denmark have to offer.

We offer a cozy yet cool atmosphere, proudly showing a Scandinavian retro design and a friendly, relaxed vibe. Our trendy lounge provides the ideal surroundings to party, enjoy a cold beer or socialize and meet other guests. Our bar offers an all-you-can-eat-and-drink breakfast buffet for an unbeatable price and tempting foods during the rest of the day.

We also have Free Walking tours, twice a day, every day! So easy when the tour picks up right here in the lounge! You can take the morning tour at 10.45 or the afternoon tour at 15.45.

We have 83 rooms, to suit every budget. There are private rooms for single, twin or double occupancy or shared dormitories for four-to-12 people plus female only dorms. All of our private rooms feature ensuite bathrooms and all dorms shared bathrooms, newly renovated- All rooms have individual power sockets, personal reading lights, and mirrors and most dorms have sinks and hairdryers. You are welcome to use the dedicated lockers under your bed, all dorms have them - you can bring a padlock or buy one in reception. Before and after check-in and out you can rent Large lockers in our luggage room ( small fee)

All private rooms overlook the Vandkunsten square with a water fountain from 1910 – an urban gem.

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

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Overview

You'll be moments from the action in our Hoscar-winning Copenhagen Downtown Hostel. We're between Christiansborg Palace and the funfair rides of Tivoli Gardens, so you can easily tick off the main sights and be back in time for our daily happy hour at the lounge-bar. Our Scandi design scheme is all bright colours, fun prints and retro furniture, everywhere from the live music venue to the café. We have an outdoor terrace just off the street as well – ideal if you need to cool off after a night of dancing.

Location

With our awesome location in Copenhagen's old quarter, right by parliament and City Hall Square, you'll be a short hop away from sights like Kastellet fortress and the famous Little Mermaid statue. The famed commune of Freetown Christiania – Copenhagen's hippie autonomous district – is around 10 minutes by bus. Copenhagen's pretty compact, so grab a free city map and rent a bike at reception then head out to explore. You can book a spot on one of our free walking tours too. You can reach us from Copenhagen Airport by taking the metro to Norreport Station, and we're two stops on the 2A bus from Central Station.

Rooms and Dorms

We've got private rooms for couples or groups with views over Vandkunsten Square's water fountain. Dorms have beds with personal reading lights and universal adaptors, lockers to help secure your stuff, and free bed linen (goodbye sleeping bag). Lots of rooms have private bathrooms too. If you've brought everything but the kitchen sink, you'll be glad to hear we've got a lift to save those legs for sightseeing!

Extras and activities

Checking out early or late? Drop your backpack in the luggage storage. Forgot your hairdryer, laptop or iPad? No worries, we can loan you one – just chat to the friendly staff at 24-hour reception. If you've been on the road for weeks, our laundry facilities will be a welcome relief! Take your pick between a chilled game of pool or foosball tournament, and share snaps of you and your new teammates with friends back home over the free Wi-Fi.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Jun 2019
    Absolutely loved staying here! Perfect social spot as it has a bar underneath to meet travelers from all over. Close to city center and near some great restaurants and the canal. Clean rooms and bathrooms. Highly highly HIGHLY recommend!
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 Jun 2019
    As soon as you walk into this hostel there are guests already chatting with you. The staff were super funny and just a pleasure to be around. I didn't want to leave this hostel, will certainly be back!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    17 Jun 2019
    Probably the greatest hostel experience I’ve had on my solo trip throughout Europe. I would say this hostel is ideal for solo or group travelers who enjoy and want to meet new people, I’ve made a ton of new friends here. I’d definitely recommend it!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    14 Jun 2019
    Great place and awesome location. They should have rooms based in age.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    17 Jun 2019
    Great location and great place to meet fellow travelers. However, between the street noise and bells ringing, it was hard to get good sleep.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    14 Jun 2019
    Great location, just a short walk from metro from the airport. Super quick and convenient to get to. A 10-15 minute walk to lots of places you will want to go in Copenhagen. Nice little bar area to hang out and meet people. Overall a pretty great hostel.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    14 Jun 2019
    The dorms are quite good with an outlet and light at each bed, although a bit warm in summer. The noise from the bar (that slowly becomes a nightclub) is quite loud, but can be blocked out easily enough with ear plugs. The location is fantastic and it won't take long to get anywhere that you want to go on foot or by bike!
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    16 Jun 2019
    Overall, my stay at this hostel was good! The staff were kind enough to help me print my boarding pass and the room was had a hairdryer, which was nice. One thing that could be improved is the design of the showers. For at least one of the stalls, water pressure was not consistent so water kind of trickled out of most of the shower head. There was also not much of a divide between the shower and your things so the dry clothes could likely get wet. A curtain and strong water streams would help :)
    Singapore, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    16 Jun 2019
    Great location and overall pretty cheap for what you get. Biggest complaints were that the WiFi was super spotty (I couldn't connect in my room at all) and I had to choose between closing the window and trying to sleep in a room that's too warm or opening the window and trying to sleep through the mass of people outside partying late into the night. So not the best place if you want a good night's sleep but great if you want to party.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    14 Jun 2019
    Staff were amazing and the bar is very cool. The facilities & toilets could be better. The showers flooded as the drains were blocked. The hostel has a nice vibe and is quite chilled. One of the coolest bars I've seen in a hostel and it's quite cheap for Scandinavia. Location is good also.
    Scotland, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Nightclub
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Copenhagen

  • 2017

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Copenhagen

  • 2016

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Copenhagen

  • 2015

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Copenhagen

  • 2015

    1st, Country Winners Denmark

  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners Denmark

  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners Denmark

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Copenhagen Downtown Hostel says

I think what puts us ahead of the rest is that we're the real backpackers' in town, made by travellers for travellers. We want you to experience the real Denmark, its people, its humor and its personality. I believe that this place is the expression of a hostel how should be all around the world - full of magic, activities, livable common areas and crazy people that give this place an enjoyable and fun atmosphere.
The common area features a Scandinavian retro design with recycled wooden floors from old Copenhagen apartments used for the tables and benches, plus a lot of bright colors, wall maps, and other design features to make the area warm and welcoming.
There's lots to do in this area but I definitely recommend visitng Christiania - the Freetown - a unique place occupied/squatted in 1971 and now a community, where people live and chill out. Furthermore, the place has grown with bars, cafés, restaurants, concert places, art and has its own very peculiar atmosphere.
If noticed in advance, we can provide all kinds of food/drinks for special needs, such as gluten-free bread. Lactose free milk (soya drink) is always in stock. Kim, Manager

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