Hostel Review: Station Hostel Backpackers, Cologne – Germany

Hostel Name: Station Hostel Backpackers
Address: Marzellenstr. 44-56, Cologne, Germany

Station Hostel Backpackers, Cologne - Germany

I stayed at the Station Hostel Backpackers in Cologne, Germany. I booked online and paid 20 EUR for a single bed in a 4-bed dorm. I booked it mainly for its proximity to the train station which – as its name alludes – is near the Hauptbahnhof (main train station).

The hostel is about 5 minutes walk from the station which makes it a convenient place to stay in Cologne. I checked in and was greeted with a friendly and helpful receptionist.

The 4-bed dorm was spacious and had a little cupboard and light for each bed. I’ve seen hostels cram more bed in this much space.

4-bed dorm

The toilets and showers were in the hall and were in good order.

Shower and toilet

There is no breakfast here but they have a kitchen that you can self-cater.


The wifi only worked downstairs and the common area was very small for the size of the hostel. There aren’t many power outlets either so charging electronics downstairs was a hassle. There are two public computers in the common area.

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