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Best Cologne hostels

Most recommended Cologne hostels

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Black Sheep Hostel Cologne - Cologne - Bedroom
Black Sheep Hostel Cologne
6.5 Okay
Free Wi-Fi
Djh City-Hostel Köln-Riehl - Cologne - Bedroom
Djh City-Hostel Köln-Riehl
7.8 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Weltempfanger Hostel
7.9 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Kölnotel Hostel
Free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hostel Köln
7.9 Good
Free Wi-Fi
8.1 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Fewo Hostel
3.4 Poor
Pet friendly

Cologne hostels near the city center

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Station Hostel For Backpackers - Cologne - Restaurant
Station Hostel For Backpackers
7.1 Good
Jugendherberge Köln-Deutz - Cologne - Lobby
Jugendherberge Köln-Deutz
7.5 Good

How much is a Cologne hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 59% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 103% rise in price.
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When to book a hostel in Cologne

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Top tips for finding Cologne hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Cologne, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Cologne in March and September.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Cologne if you stay on a Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 2 days before your stay to get the best price for a Cologne hostel.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Cologne for 3 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Cologne

  • What are the best hostels near Lanxess Arena?

    Lanxess Arena is a popular area in Cologne and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Hostel Kölnmesse or The Penny Pincher Inn - Hostel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Lanxess Arena.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Cologne?

    Hostel prices in Cologne can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Cologne is ₪93 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as ₪26 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Cologne?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Cologne is ₪93 compared to ₪187 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Cologne?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Cologne by showing you the exact location of each hostel.

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