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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.
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  • 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 on arrival. 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: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports 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.


Die Wohngemeinschaft

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

Welcome to the hostel die wohngemeinschaft.
The hostel for special live-in experiences in Cologne`s creative center, the Belgisches Viertel. Feel like you`re at home in one of our 16 rooms, which are unmistakably unique and full of charming details.

The Wohngemeinschaft isn`t just a hostel but also a cafe-bar as well as a theater. We are conveniently located amongst other Bars, Clubs, Restaurants, small shops, Galleries, Theaters and much more. Even native Cologne-ites will envy your good times.

Whatever your heart desires, you`re in the right place!

Stay with us for as long as you`d like...
Make yourself at home in one of our eight rooms. Each one has its own character and charm. You can choose between the glitz and excitement of Bollywood cinema, the austere beauty of a cabin in the woods, the adventure of a boat-bed, amber-bejeweled decadence fit for a princess, the anticipation of the theater`s red curtain, the innerworkings of a poet`s psyche, a stylish photo studio, a 60`s mod chill pad and many more.

We offer two-, three- and four-bed rooms, as well as a dormitory-style accommodation. This accommodation has extra wide (140 cm) beds, as well as curtains and lockers for your privacy and belongings. The hostel is located on the top floor of the same building as the Wohngemeinschaft bar. A spectacular view over the rooftops of the Belgisches Viertel (Cologne's Belgian Quarter) awaits your arrival.

At the center of things: Stay in the heart of the Belgisches Viertel
The Belgisches Viertel (Belgian Quarter) is Cologne's hippest neighborhood. Full of boutique shops, cafes, clubs and restaurants, there is always something to see, buy, experience and enjoy on the neighborhood's many streets, plazas and meeting points. Use the Wohngemeinschaft as your starting point for exploring the entire city: take a walk to the Dom (Cologne's world-reknown cathedral), visit one of Cologne`s many museums or have a picnic in the park. Most of Cologne`s attractions are reachable by foot, and for those that aren`t, there is a fantastic public transportation system waiting just outside the door. For those inclined to a more participatory form a transportation, bikes and longboards are also available for our guests.

Cafe, Bar, Theatre: the Wohngemeinschaft is many things to many people...
In our cafe on the first floor, we will spoil you with delicious coffee and wonderful pastries. In the evening, the cafe is transformed into a bar and is one of the most popular places for people of all sorts to come, hang out and enjoy the relaxed, upbeat atmosphere, friendly staff and wonderful drinks, like our signature beer (WG-Braeu), South African Springbock or a Vodka-Melon cocktail. Daily-rotating DJs provide the perfect aural accompaniment to the evening`s festivities.

In our theater, we proudly offer a diverse program of concerts, readings, plays and films. The intimate venue is big enough to seat seventy and showcase both local acts, as well as international gems. The theater`s carefully curated offerings present a nice complement to the city`s diverse attractions.

For whatever you`re planning, the Wohngemeinschaft is the right place to start.

We're sorry we can`t accept bookings of persons younger than 21. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.9

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 9.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    19 Aug 2019
    Fantastic place to stay! Staff was very friendly and helpful, beds were very comfy, and the room themes were great!
    Canada, Couple, 18-24
  • 10.0


    11 Aug 2019
    Best hostel ever! Wonderful amazing big bed! So nice is the stuff. Will come again.
    China, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    06 Aug 2019
    How this hostel is not in Europe’s top 3 hostels is crazy! I took some friends to check out the awesomeness, they loved it..... As always Die Wohngemeinschaft keeps its standards high, staffing in the hostel and the bar are always friendly! Until next time guys....
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    15 Aug 2019
    Super nice hostel. Very clean, the staff are very friendly and I loved the setup of the room. Only complaint is that it was a little loud if your room was facing the street due to the bar below.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    10 Aug 2019
    Fabian was great at check in, he explained and gave information about the hostel in a concise manner. We were super happy that there was a fan in our double room. There were too few toilets for each floor and it was difficult to tell if any was available.
    Malaysia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    06 Aug 2019
    This was probably one of the nicest hostels I've stayed in. The rooms are really well thought out, every bed has their own individual plug and the lockers are huge! The curtains around the beds are also a really nice touch for privacy. If you're there on a Wednesday night please check out their language exchange! It was a very chill event with a big crowd!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    05 Aug 2019
    Overall a really nice hostel! Very clean, quirky rooms, great privacy bunks, friendly staff, good location in city, really cool vintage style bar on ground floor that offers discounts to guests. It is on a main road so there is quite a bit of noise throughout the night (trams etc), understand there isn’t anything that can be done about that though! We stayed in August so it was very hot and had to have the windows open. I’d suggest more fans in the rooms maybe. Would definitely recommended!
    England, Couple, 31-40
  • 8.6


    16 Aug 2019
    Amazing very big and private beds with large lockers. Very friendly and supportive staff
    Mexico, Male, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    12 Aug 2019
    The beds were wonderful and big. The showers were not the cleanest. Staff was helpful for any questions we had! The city was beautiful and the hostel was close to lots of restaurants.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    16 Aug 2019
    I had a good stay at this hostel. The facilities were good and staff were very helpful. The hostel is around a 20 minute walk from the main shopping street. I wouldn’t suggest it to a solo traveller as it wasn’t that social.
    England, Male, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • DVD's



  • 2014

    Worldwide Medium Hostel

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