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Cologne hostels

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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
6.6 Okay
InnenstadtC$ 171+
C$ 171+
Free Wi-Fi
Djh City-Hostel Köln-Riehl - Cologne - Bedroom
Djh City-Hostel Köln-Riehl
7.8 Good
NippesC$ 154+
C$ 154+
Free Wi-Fi
Weltempfänger Hostel
7.9 Good
EhrenfeldC$ 164+
C$ 164+
Free Wi-Fi
Hostel Köln
7.9 Good
InnenstadtC$ 316+
C$ 316+
Free Wi-Fi
Kölnotel Hostel
EhrenfeldC$ 964+
C$ 964+
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 573+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
8.1 Very good
NippesC$ 74+
C$ 74+
Free Wi-Fi
Fewo Hostel
3.5 Poor
EhrenfeldC$ 76+
C$ 76+
Pet friendly

Cologne hostels near the city centre

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Station - Hostel for Backpackers - Cologne - Restaurant
Station - Hostel for Backpackers
7.1 Good
InnenstadtC$ 124+
C$ 124+
Jugendherberge Köln-Deutz - Cologne - Bedroom
Jugendherberge Köln-Deutz
7.5 Good
InnenstadtC$ 184+
C$ 184+

How much is a Cologne hostel?

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 70

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 180
Cheapest month to stay with an average 58% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 61% 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 December 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.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Cologne found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 150, while the most expensive was C$ 150.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Cologne for 2 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Cologne

  • What are the best hostels near Köln Hauptbahnhof?

    Köln Hauptbahnhof is a popular area in Cologne and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Hardrock Motown Dom Hostel or Hardrock Motown Hostel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Köln Hauptbahnhof.

  • 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 C$ 116 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as C$ 28 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 C$ 116 compared to C$ 165 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Cologne?

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