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The 10 Best Hostels in Essen, Germany

Some of the best backpacker spots in Essen

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Attractively set in the Altendorf district of Essen, Hostel am Niederfeldsee is situated 2.4 km from Colosseum Theater, 2.4 km from University of Duisburg-Essen and 2.9 km from The Unperfecthouse. The property is around 2.9 km from Limbecker Platz, 3.2 km from GOP Variety Theatre Essen and 3.4 km from Grillo Theatre. The accommodation features a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property.

Great place to stay ! Super charmant hostel with everything you need for a good stay. It's located next to a park and ideal for a relaxed stroll. The room is comfortable and the place is really clean.

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8.3
Very Good
260 reviews
Price from
$52
per night

Ideally located in the Suedviertel district of Essen, The Bunk Hostel is located 200 metres from Aalto Theatre, less than 1 km from Grillo Theatre and a 4-minute walk from Philharmonic House Essen. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is non-smoking and is set 500 metres from Essen Central Station.

Nice room, very clean, kind service, all perfect

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8.1
Very Good
818 reviews
Price from
$27
per night

Hostel WohnZimmer-Essen has a garden, shared lounge, a terrace and bar in Essen. Located around 1.8 km from Old Synagogue Essen, the hostel with free WiFi is also 1.8 km away from Essen Central Station. The accommodation offers nightclub and a shared kitchen.

Stuff is amazing. Cary and Manij were very nice :)

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8.2
Very Good
876 reviews
Price from
$30
per night

Ruhrtropolis Hostel is conveniently set in the centre of Essen, and provides a shared lounge, free WiFi and a bar. This property is located a short distance from attractions such as Essen Cathedral, Colosseum Theater, and University of Duisburg-Essen. Old Synagogue Essen is 800 metres away and Grillo Theatre is 800 metres from the hostel.

Very good price, very friendly staff/10+🤩🤑🥰

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7.5
Good
705 reviews
Price from
$27
per night

Situated in Essen, 2.6 km from Railway Museum Bochum, Pott Hostel - Zimmervermietung features accommodation with a shared lounge, free private parking, a terrace and barbecue facilities. The property is around 5.6 km from Kunsthaus Essen, 7.5 km from Old Synagogue Essen and 7.6 km from Stoppenberg Collegiate Church. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property.

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9.3
Wonderful
4 reviews
Price from
$60
per night