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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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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.


a&o Köln Hauptbahnhof

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

The former 'Hotel Madison am Dom Köln' belongs since January 2016 to the a&o chain, offering the same standards as in every a&o Hotel and Hostel. Our guests have the possibilities to book our rich All-you-can-eat' breakfast buffet or the late check-out (on request and only in private rooms). Our reception is open 24/7 and our friendly staff will be happy to help and advice you. The lobby bar invites you to drink a Kölsch beer. WLAN is as always free at a&o. Car parking spaces are in the underground garage for a fee available.

The hotel is located in the central of Cologne, directly at the Ursulaplatz. Right next to the hotel are the famous Cologne cathedral and the central station. The old town, the main shopping streets, the famous museums and many other sights of the city can easily reached by foot or public transport, like the Cologne fair. The central location of the A & O Koeln Hauptbahnhof is perfectly accessible by bus, train or car.

The a&o Köln Hauptbahnhof offers 37 rooms of different sizes, ranging from single to quadruple rooms. All rooms are equipped with either a tub or a shower. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.0

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    11 Aug 2021
    This hostel was a great stay. I was pleased with the staff , particularly Cindy who was very helpful and informative regarding my stay there. 🍻
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    15 Jun 2022
    Fantastic location, friendly staff. Everything was fine.
    Chile, Couple, 31-40
  • 8.3


    27 May 2022
    Overall nice stay, the room was nice and bright with a good view, clean large bathroom (single room private). The credit card machine didn't work so I had to take out cash (which cost me a transaction fee) and was disappointing. My first night I stayed at the a&O in Neumarkt neighborhood and I preferred this location. However this one was very central, so it was useful for reaching the main train station.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    05 Dec 2019
    The hostel was nice, but the people in our room were strange. One guy stared at us for a good 10 minutes when we walked in and then continuously after when we were trying to fall asleep.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    14 Oct 2019
    The hostel is very well located. It's quiet and confortable.Ideal for people travelling, it's so close to the train station and also really near the city center.
    Portugal, Female, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    10 Oct 2019
    The location is excellent. Very near to the Dom and Rhine river. The staffs were friendly and helpful. But it doesnt have a lift only stairs
    Malaysia, Female, 31-40
  • 6.9


    28 Nov 2019
    Very difficult to find this hostel from cologne central station. Instructions online are not very helpful. Facilities good otherwise. Staff were friendly. Great breakfast as per typical a&o breakfasts.
    England, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Internet Access
  • Towels for hire