Cologne hostels

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Best Cologne hostels

Most recommended Cologne hostels

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Weltempfänger Hostel - Cologne - Bedroom
Weltempfänger Hostel
7.9 Good
EhrenfeldC$ 127+
C$ 127+
Free Wi-Fi
Djh City-Hostel Köln-Riehl - Cologne - Bedroom
Djh City-Hostel Köln-Riehl
7.7 Good
NippesC$ 148+
C$ 148+
Free Wi-Fi
Shiva's Citysleep
NippesC$ 70+
C$ 70+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Kölnotel Hostel
EhrenfeldC$ 962+
C$ 962+
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 571+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hostel Heinzelmännchen
6.9 Okay
InnenstadtC$ 122+
C$ 122+
Free Wi-Fi
8.1 Very good
NippesC$ 74+
C$ 74+
Free Wi-Fi
Hostel Kolnmesse
MülheimC$ 1,160+
C$ 1,160+
Fewo Hostel
4.2 Mediocre
EhrenfeldC$ 95+
C$ 95+
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$ 122+
C$ 122+
Hostel die Wohngemeinschaft - Cologne - Bedroom
Hostel die Wohngemeinschaft
9 Wonderful
InnenstadtC$ 145+
C$ 145+

How much is a Cologne hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

2 stars and below

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 67

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 133
Cheapest month to stay with an average 40% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 168% rise in price.
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When to book a hostel in Cologne

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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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 May and March.
  • 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 Tuesday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 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$ 425, while the most expensive was C$ 432.

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