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Station Hostel for Backpackers

44-48 Marzellenstr, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
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Ranked #10 of 54 Specialty lodging in Cologne
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Vicenza, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Maybe we were particularly unlucky the night we spent in the hostel but our experience was definitively really a very negative one. The sheets were dirty, the toilets were terrible, the showers did not function very well. From 2am to 4am in the night a group of boys in the near room shouted and made acrobatic jumps with there bycicles... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Station Hostel is a well priced hostel in the perfect location. It was nice to get off the train after a long journey and only have to walk 5 minutes to our hostel. The rooms are clean and there are no bunk beds. The rooms do not have any storage lockers so you have to lock your bags up in... More

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Malaga, Spain
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel has a great price considering the location, which is 3 mins walking fron the station/Dom. The rooms are spacious, clean and very light, and beds are very confortable. People are nice and respectful.

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel was a bit of a hit and miss, don't get put off by the decoration, they tried to be modern I think, but it didn't work out very well. The cons: The Wifi, it's there but it can be quite difficult to connect to it, I had to restart my laptop several times until it connected properly and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Station hostel is a ideal place for backpackers as it is close to the station and the dome.it is clean and good.the rooms are good.the showers and the toilets are decent.wifi is available free.overall a decent place for couple of days visit.the reception is friendly and they have a very cheap cafeteria here you can have breakfast

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

On the plus side, this hostel is in the ideal location for traveling by train and seeing the main sights of Cologne. The staff were all friendly and helpful by email and in person. It was hard to find a cheap place in Cologne--so at 55 euro a night for a private double with bathroom, the price was okay. They... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I booked this hostel for a weekend stag do. 16 of us in total. A 2 night stay worked out £44 each. You just can't beat that price in a location as great as this. We had a bed of 4, a bed of 5 and a bed of 6. The rooms were clean and tidy with fresh bed linen.... More

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Myself and ten other students stayed there for five days. Prior to arriving in Cologne, I read the reviews of the place here so I had a glimpse of what I was getting into. The location is one of the few redeeming qualities. It's really close to the Hauptbahnof, the DOM, the Altstadt and the Rhine. There is also free... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Nice and close to the train station, staff were very friendly and very helpful. Rooms were maybe a little small and sheets were old but clean and secure. Lots of bathrooms and showers. Lots of lockers, some in the rooms some in the halls and the luggage storage area had large lockers as well. Very secure!

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Brussels, Belgium
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Really nice and central. This place is for you if you are looking for a cheap central place to sleep at night. We were 3 and got a private room (it actually had 4 beds). The room was basic. We had to do the beds ourselves. the linen were old and some even torn but clean and that's what matters!... More

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Address: 44-48 Marzellenstr, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne > Altstadt-Nord
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