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Station Hostel for Backpackers

44-48 Marzellenstr, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days 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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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 4 weeks ago

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
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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
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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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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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28 hotel reviews
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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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Spent with 12 Irish friends at this hostel for weekend. The rooms and the bathrooms were clean but small too. The pillows very BAD!!! Staff very friendly and helpfully. It's easy to walk to the train station less 5 mins and Dom historical cathedral. A lots of great bars/pubs, takeaways and shop. The good location. Recommend students and young people.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The hotel is situated right next to the Cologne Train Station (5min walking or even less), and of course, right next to the Dom as well because the Dom stands right in front of the train station. But other than the location advantage, the hostel sucks... Staff: not particularly friendly or helpful whatsoever. They check you in, check you out,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The staff were really friendly and bubbly - two girls who i had great conversations with about music and concerts as well as sightseeing in Cologne. Checkout at 12PM which is nice. The bed was rock hard which made for an uncomfortable sleep, but they had free lockers and quite a few toilets. The hallways smelt pretty bad (like stale... 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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