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1 room, 2 adults

Station Hostel For Backpackers, Cologne, Germany

2-star2 stars
Marzellenstr. 44 - 56, Cologne, Nordrhein Westfalen, 50668, Germany

Hostel with restaurant, near Cologne Cathedral
  • Free WiFi
  • A cheap room in good location, but ridiculous price for what you get.Jan 23, 2020
  • The location is impreccable. In general, the hostal is great. Unfortunately though my…Jan 3, 2020

Station Hostel For Backpackers, Cologne, Germany

from NZ$95
  • Standard Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Triple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Quadruple Room
  • One Bed in Doorm for 5 People, shared bathroom
  • One Bed in Doorm for 6 People, shared bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom

What’s around Station Hostel For Backpackers, Cologne, Germany


  • In Innenstadt
  • Cologne Cathedral - 4 min walk
  • LANXESS Arena - 27 min walk
  • Cologne Zoo - 27 min walk
  • Museum Ludwig - 8 min walk
  • Musical Dome - 8 min walk
  • Alter Markt - 11 min walk
  • Neumarkt - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Cologne - Bonn Airport (CGN) - 14 min drive
  • Duesseldorf Intl. Airport (DUS) - 48 min drive
  • Cologne Central Station - 5 min walk
  • Cologne Hansaring Station - 9 min walk
  • Cologne Messe-Deutz Station - 20 min walk
  • Appellhofplatz Breite Strasse U-Bahn - 9 min walk
  • Ebertplatz U-Bahn - 11 min walk
  • Heumarkt U-Bahn - 14 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 50 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • One child (4 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Barbecue grills
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 484
  • Conference space size (meters) - 45
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping - once per stay
  • In-room safe

Special features


Station Bar - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Happy hour is offered.

Station Hostel For Backpackers, Cologne, Germany’s small print

Also known as

  • Station Hostel Backpackers Cologne
  • Station Hostel Backpackers
  • Station Backpackers Cologne
  • Station Hostel For Backpackers Hotel Cologne
  • Hostel For Backpackers Cologne
  • Station Hostel For Backpackers Cologne
  • Station Hostel For Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A city tax is imposed by the city of Cologne. Business travelers with proof of business-related travel are exempt from this tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A 5 percent city/local tax will be charged

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 7.5 for adults and EUR 7.5 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Station Hostel For Backpackers, Cologne, Germany

  • Is parking offered at Station Hostel For Backpackers?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Station Hostel For Backpackers.
  • Are pets allowed at Station Hostel For Backpackers?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Station Hostel For Backpackers?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Station Hostel For Backpackers?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves regional cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Da Damiano (1-min walk), Enoteca la Cantina (1-min walk), and Poké Makai (2-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 107 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Atmospheric with enthusiastic staff
Excellent hostel with attentive and friendly staff. Bar is atmospheric, staffed by top class, lively and helpful individuals. Beds are comfortable. Decor is typical hostel plain style. Location is perfect, close to nightlife, shopping and railway station. Shower floors slightly slippy but water is warm and everything is clean.
Liam, ie3 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Popular comfortable hostel close to Main Station
I'm confused by a lot of the reviews. I assume they may be from long ago. Based on those I was was nervous about this stay. Happy to say that most of the reviews seem (to me) to be baseless or petty. The site is about 4 minutes walk or less from the train station and cathedral. The beer garden and rear of the hostel does face the tracks/station and so yes there is some noise but this was minor with the double glazed window open and barely noticeable with it closed. At least during my stay there was little noise from the beer garden late at night. Check in was easy and efficient. Very friendly staff all around. I was in a 5 bed dorm and this was spacious and comfortable. Each bed has a light and table. The beds are open, not bunks. Most beds made no noise one in thre room squeaked a bit when the guy rolled over. Rent towels for a small fee and comes with soap. I carry medication that needs refrigeration and this was the first time I've been told I had to pay to use the fridge. However, it was only 2 euro a day and the fridge rented is actually a secure fridge(imagine lockers in a fridge) which impressed me for security. There are lockers in the hallways for valuables. Bring a lock or rent one there. The toilets and bathrooms were clean, tiled and had hooks and shelves. Lots of hot water and pressure. The bar and staff were good fun. Downside - breakfast is overpriced I would definitely stay here again.
Breck, gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Had a great time here. Staff were great, especially the bar staff. The room was big and wasn't crowded with bunk beds, instead it was just single beds, it was great to not feel confined by having a bed above you.
Jesse, au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
amazing place
too close to central station, lockers are not free but you cant rent out
bilal, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
5 star hostel, great service, perfect location!
1: Location: couldn't be better!! Walk to Central train station in 1 minute and everything is within walking distance. 2: Service:professional, friendly, very helpful front desk! Better than the 5star hotel ones who gives fake expensive smiles, you get genuine friendly service:) 3:big room. A free locker on request by corridor. 4. P. S. I was lucky to have my first night almost alone, very good sleep:)
PENGJU, gb2 night trip
Good 6.0
OK hostel, not the worse, but I've seen better
Next to the Cathedral and the train station. Perhaps too close to the train station, if you sleep with the windows open, you'll hear all the trains. In my five beds bedroom, there were virtually no electric plug. All the beds had personnel lamps, but none of them were plugged in, which meant that people had to open the main lamp at night when coming in. Also, I had to use my battery bank to charge my phone at night. The opening and especially closing doors are noisy, not the best at night. The washroom are nice and clean in the morning, but can be quite disgusting at night, especially on Friday or Saturday night since there's a bar downstairs and people are partying. There's nice big lockers in the hall, but none in the rooms.
ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Manuel Jesús, us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
It's a hostel and that's what you get.
Shared bathroom and toilets, all well kept. I'd a single room abd it was fine. Friendly staff, good bar and beer garden. Good location.
Graham, ie1 night trip
Good 6.0
Bring ear plugs
Pros: This hotel is in a very convenient location, and the staff is very helpful and friendly. I didn't get to go to the bar/restaurant but it seems like a nice spot. Free Wi-Fi with a good connection. Cons: uncomfortable bed (I was in a private room). Very noisy. Filthy bathrooms on the night I stayed. If you book this place, do so with reasonable expectations. Bring ear plugs!
Louis, ca1 night trip
Fair 4.0
Be careful about bugs in well prepare
Bugs in beds. Many inmates complaint of insect infestation in beds and pillows. One room mate had to change the room. One one day Grass smoking by neighbouring rooms scared away new female inmates to move out.
us5 night business trip

Station Hostel For Backpackers, Cologne, Germany

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