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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a clean and well run hostel, however for me it wasn't great. It's a classic German youth hostel, youth meaning kids on school trips etc. It's in the middle of nowhere with nothing close by. The metro is short hop to Cologne central but even there nothing much happens. My advice, skip Cologne and head straight to Hamburg.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Nice clean hostel. Bed linen provided but you have to make the beds yourself. Towels come with a charge. Had dinner for 2 Adults and 2 children for €25, not bad value. Big negative is WiFi - it's not free - not available in rooms - charged at €1.50 per hour in the common areas. Have stayed in 4 other... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights, - need to bring your own toiletries, - a towel charge €1.50 per visit, - they give you a bed sheet and a pillow cover and I need to make my own bed. - small bath room - insects all over the wall if you open your window at night time but if you did not... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Very nice and clean rooms, better than most low budget hotels. Everything needed was available. The only negative point was that the price for Wifi was too high. Breakfast was good enough, the quality of the products weren't great but we had everything we needed.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

It was very clean. Large rooms and probably better than most budget hotels. Bed was comfortable. Occasionally lots of kids running around but that's OK during the day. Not the most convenient if you don't have a car but those who are active found it pretty nice to jog to the cathedral in the morning.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Stayed here on a school trip. Found it to be very clean and modern, and my room was plenty big enough for the four of us sharing it. We had a coach that took us from the hostel to the city centre and back whilst we were there so getting around was no problem, but it did feel a little... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Two weeks ago I was with my host classes of the structure. Spaces large and newly renovated. almost excellent cleansing, shame about the rudeness from the staff entrance which claimed to make us dinner at times improbable due to the overcrowding of the hostel. In their time they forgot one of our reservation and when we asked about this they... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I organised a Year 8 trip (12-13 year olds) to those hostel and can honestly say that it is a fantastic place to stay. The kids were all provided with clean and comfortable dorms, which is a real must for organising this sort of trip. All meals had a really good selection of foods, which is clearly replenished frequently. The... More 

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Royston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Recently, I took a school group to this hostel. Not only is it conveniently located just away from the very centre of the city, but it's clean, modern and comfortable. The kitchen catered to the dietary requirements of the group and the pupils really enjoyed their time there. The terrace is a lovely place to sit and enjoy a meal... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Pleasant location close to the shore of the Rhine. Online reservation was totally free with payment due on arrival (you must get there by 18:00). Note that the Germans don't use credit cards much, so you will have to pay in cash. If you are paying for meals, make sure you are issued with the plastic tokens at check-in. Breakfast... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For all those looking for an accommodation close to the city with professional service and many attractive extras, Cologne-Riehl City-Hostel is the right address. City explorers in particular value the central yet quiet location on the Rhine and enjoy all the advantages of a modern and affordable place to stay. Our service team is a competent point of contact for any wishes and ideas at any time.Since the spring of 2011 the Cologne-Riehl location has been even more attractive for our guests: New comfortable guest rooms were added, seminar space was enlarged, new lounge areas were created and the rooms were extensively modernised to make families, clubs and school groups all feel equally welcome in our hostel.You will enjoy the new standards and an eventful stay at our refurbished City-Hostel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jugendgaestehaus Koeln Riehl

Address: An der Schanz 14, 50735 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne
Price Range: $80 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jugendgaestehaus Koeln Riehl 2*
Number of rooms: 169
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