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Station Hostel for Backpackers

44-48 Marzellenstr, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
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Ranked #12 of 58 Specialty Lodging in Cologne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cologne, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its main asset is the location..very close to the Cathedral, main train and bus stations. On the other hand in the rooms there are not enough power sockets, no sense of privacy whatsoever (e.g. some curtains as in other hostels). It can be quite loud because of the said proximity from the Hbf. Only stayed for one night because that's... More 

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Cordoba, Argentina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is not very nice, there is a strange smell in the hall, and the kitchen is extremely dirty. There is no elevator. The staff is not very nice and common areas are small. Rooms are very comfortable, nice and spacious. At breakfast they charge per item, which is strange...

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Haifa, Heifa, Israel
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed 2 nights at this hostel during November... the location is very good, 2min. Walking from the main central station and the cathedral.. the room was clean with hot water all the time.. The lobey is not big, they have 3 computers with internet, you can use them free. They also have free Wifi but very slow and sometimes... More 

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Portland, OR
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Stayed here for one night over the summer. It was incredibly hot and with the windows open, it was nothing but loud train noises and very bright all night. The staff were friendly but the overall clientele was an odd mix, a lot of older men traveling alone. The real issue was seeing mice in the common area.

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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great location, within short walking distance from almost everything. Originally only had booked one night, but I ended up staying three. Easy to meet people in the common room area - rooms are good, with luggage lockers, and fairly priced. No wifi in rooms though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

I've just left this hostel and I miss it. Great location, good staff and comfy bed. The best part is the atmosphere. The common room is small but that allows you to meet your fellow travellers. I had a great time cheers guy's

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This hostel is located in a nice location where few minutes walking distance to the Train station and also city central. However, please be aware for others guests because some may get drunk at night and do stupid thing to you. We have been racism by the drunker.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I've just spent 4 nights here, I was a bit apprehensive as I'd booked mostly on the basis they have single beds, not bunks and not read the reviews properly. I needn't have worried as everything was fine. The location was perfect, but the biggest plus is not having the hassle of a bunk bed. Single beds in all the... More 

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La Spezia, Italy
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Whilst interailing around Europe, we stayed at this hostel. It was the worse experience of the whole trip. The hostel was ok, although the mix of people wasn't and it put us in edge to the point that we didn't want to spend time at the hostel. The wifi is patchy. The kitchen is not clean. I wouldn't recommend staying... More 

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Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Everything was fine: the stuff is friendly, the bed is comfortable, the room is spacious and tidy, the toilets are clean. Didn't try breakfest, so I can't say anything about it, but it's available from 6.00 and it's for advantage over the most hotels and hostels. The location is great: about 1 or 2 (!) minutes from central station. I... More 

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Address: 44-48 Marzellenstr, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne > Altstadt-Nord
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 22
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