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Station Hostel for Backpackers

44-48 Marzellenstr, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 hotel reviews
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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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Ankara, Turkey
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Hostel placed in front of the Hilton Cologne. Very close to Dom and train station. Location is perfect. At the entrance there is a common place. Rooms are clean. There is a locker room in downstairs, so you can put your luggage to here if you return at night or when arrive if your room is not ready. Only negative... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Arrived early to the hotel however luckily our room was ready so could check in straight away, a friendly man on reception was helpful and straight away gave us the wifi code. We had a private double room which was clean and smart for a hostel. We had a room facing onto the railway tracks however heard hardly any noise... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Arrived at 11am and our room was ready so could check in, the guy that checked us in was very helpful, gave us a map to the Xmas markets and wifi code. There was work going on in the hostel on every floor but this did not disturb us to be honest, a little dust but that was it. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

We decided to stay here because it seemed like the best option for a hostel in Cologne. Despite this we were pretty disappointed. The only issue I really had with the place was cleanliness. I don't think the bathrooms were cleaned while I was there and all the surfaces were dusty; the tables in the common room, and particularly the... More

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8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

I stayed after reading Lonely Planet's guide book Germany's good rap. I had a private room with its own shower and toilet for 39 Euros for 1 night. The location is quite good, ie short-ish walking distance from the Hauptbahnhof (main train station of Cologne), on the same street as the Hilton. The room had a comfortable double bed, otherwise... More

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Argenteuil, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Right off the Hauptbahnhof, past the Dom, you've only to walk maybe a 100m to find the Station Hostel for Backpackers. This was my perfect choice for location as I wanted something I'd find easily after 8 hours on the bus, and something I'd come easily to after a night out. I was coming to Cologne to see a concert... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I've stayed here multiple times for trips to the GamesCom in Cologne. The hostelstaff is friendly, the rooms are large and clean and the showers and toilets are recently renovated and better than in most hotels. There is a large kitchen and sitting area and there are computers you can use. The location is great, 5 minutes walk from the... More

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Station Hostel For Backpackers Hotel
Address: 44-48 Marzellenstr, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne > Altstadt-Nord
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Ranked #10 of 51 Specialty lodging in Cologne
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