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Station Hostel for Backpackers

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great stay here for 2 nights whilst visiting the Christmas markets. The hostel is ideally located, just 5 minutes walk from the central station. It has a welcoming, modern bar area to the ground floor. We were 4 girls staying in a 4 bed room. It was spacious enough with each of us having hanging and cupboard...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

I stayed for two nights. The location is great as it is a short walk to the train station and the cathedral. However, the room was smelly, it stank of cigarettes and stale feet. I got bitten all over and the shared showers were impractical (why build a shower with no shelf for your soap and area to dry yourself????)....

Thank Tim W
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We booked private rooms for 2 in each room. The room was basic but quite modern and the bed was comfortable enough. The bar is very good. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Very happy for the price paid.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016

My friend and I stayed here for two nights in August during our Interrail trip. We thought the location of this hostel was very good as it was so close to the train station and the many interesting things to look at in Cologne. We also found that we were able to use the point of the cathedral as a...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Arrived on the 13th Sept at 8:30pm, have been travelling for 8 nights beforehand, had my booking reference ready. Turn up at the desk to be told that my payment had not gone through and my bed sold with none available that night or the next. I was told I had received an email, which I checked once I had...

1Thank tomhop0
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were travelling through and needed a bed for the night. The hostel was ideal as only a few mins walk from the station. Good and clean with the option of breakfast (at additional cost). It catered for our needs, but wouldn't choose to stay there for long...

Thank NigelGP
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

It was the first time that i stayed in a Hostel in Germany, and it was just like every Hostel. The offered lockers and free wifi, also breakfast, the personal was nice. But for me was a little bit uncomfortable, because the only night that I stayed there, the german police had to go to my shared room (at 1am)...

Thank Mariana B
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Stayed at the Station for a weekend, quite international atmosphere and many travellers from different countries. Personnel at the reception and bar was very nice and spoke a fluent english (some of them were also native speakers). Rooms are small and essential, as usual for hostels. Pillow and mattress were not really comfortable to be honest. Each floor has wifi,...

1Thank Simone B
Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I booked a bed a few days prior for a very good price. Staff were extremely helpful and communicative (especially in the bar). The hostel is positioned in an amazing location near the station and close to so many great sites. Would certainly stay again.

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Additional Information about Station Hostel for Backpackers

Address: Marzellenstr. 44-48, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Region: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne > Altstadt-Nord
Price Range: $29 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Station Hostel for Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Don't let them give you room 105, it's disgusting!”
 of 5 bubbles timwK2728ZG, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I took a single room and it was very good. Not sure about other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ania7ja, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the street side are preferable”
 of 5 bubbles rajeshdogar, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“On the second floor i managed to access the wifi from the hostel bar next door, otherwise you must b in the lobby to use wifi”
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 of 5 bubbles zunzazun, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you absolutely must stay here, at the very least get a single private room.”
 of 5 bubbles L8363FCelizabethm, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
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