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Station Hostel for Backpackers

44-48 Marzellenstr, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Station Hostel for Backpackers
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Ranked #11 of 62 Specialty Lodging in Cologne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015
Suzanne B Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Widnes, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ideally located near to the central train station of cologne. We had 2 rooms to fit 7 persons, at a cost of €400+ for 2 nights, almost €30pp/pn. For the facilities, shared bathrooms, no AC, I find this extremely expensive and would have probably been able to book a hotel for similar price, in hindsight. The 3rd floor corridors stunk... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I stayed for 2 nights in the 6 bed dorm. Excellent location, about 200m from the train station and cathedral, the 24hr reception is very useful and the staff were helpful. The beds were reasonably comfortable, and whilst the lockers were in the corridor outside, this didn't prove a problem. Wifi only works downstairs or on the first couple of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It's a small hostel right next to the central station which makes it very convenient. The beds are quite comfortable. Staff is OK. The and number cleanliness of the bathrooms. My floor had one toilet for women and one for men, which is very inconvenient. Since it's only 1 toilet, it should be cleaned multiple times in the day not... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

It is just a place for sleep if you are in a budget . In a very good location. You will need to pay your breakfast in the restaurant outside, but worth. The showers is good, but the smell in the corridor is awful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Excellent location, just around the corner from the train station and the Dom, about a 5 minute walk.The dorm had beds, not bunk beds. Large kitchen and lounge/ dining area, wifi in lounge and kitchen, three free desktops in the lounge. On exit turn right and walk under the railway overpass for many cafes and small grocery stores, turn left... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Less than 5 minutes' walk from the station. Very little disturbance from the station. Rooms are ok, although lockers are on the corridors (with the logic that they have CO TV on the corridors so can catch things if lockers are broken into). Free Internet use in the cafe on the ground floor. Self cater kitchen isn't the best but... More 

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Montpellier, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Rooms are a mixture of a psychiatric hospital and a bathroom, with really hospital’s beds and a washbasin next to a bed in the room where you sleep and where the night someone vomited (I'll let you imagine the smell). The noise that comes from the street cannot let you sleep. Too small duvets, I was cold at night and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a five bed dorm which was clean, bright and tidy. The kitchen was great with everything we needed as well as free pasta and other condiments. The staff were very friendly and the hostel also had wifi access in the kitchen and lobby area. The hostel itself was in a very convenient location being only five minutes... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Stayed in a 4 bed mixed dorm which was very clean and bright. The building is located right in the heart of the city and is perfect place to stay if you plan to do lots of sightseeing whilst you are there. It is also a 2 minute walk from Koln Hauptbanhof. There is free wifi that works very well... More 

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