This hostel provides low-cost accommodations in the Bavarian city of Würzburg, directly opposite the main train station and a short walk from all the city's main historic attractions. The Babelfish Hostel offers functionally decorated rooms. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the hostel. Guests can relax in the chill-out room and prepare meals in the fully equipped self-service kitchen. A cheap all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet is also available every morning. The Babelfish is an ideal base for sightseeing in Würzburg. It is only a 10-minute walk from the Residenz (18th century palace residence) which is a renowned UNESCO world heritage site. Würzburg University is within a 20-minute walk, or you can take a bus or train from beside the hostel The Babelfish has a lively bar which is open from early until late. Next to the bar is a roof terrace where people can sit outside on summer days, and enjoy a cool Bavarian beer or Franconian wine.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the real heart of Würzburg, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2!


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 full bed
2 twin beds
Bedroom :
4 twin beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
and
2 bunk beds
6 bunk beds
2 bunk beds
2 bunk beds
2 twin beds
and
2 bunk beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.9
Facilities
7.5
Cleanliness
7.8
Comfort
7.5
Value for money
7.8
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
8.4
Low score for Würzburg
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Matei
    Romania Romania
    I was very pleasantly surprised by everything about Babelfish Hostel. It is very spacious, very clean, the common areas are very suitable for travelers looking to either get a drink together or bringing their laptop and working on something. Each...
  • Daniel
    United States of America United States of America
    Babelfish embodies the best of the hostel experience--friendly, quirky, engaged with location and its various attractions. I very much enjoyed my time there.
  • Carolin
    Germany Germany
    Very nice hostel, great staff. The location is perfect, you can walk to all tourist attractions in Würzburg or easily take the tram. The bed in the single room was very big and comfy, everything was clean. You can also bring/cook your own food and...

Area info

Amenities of Babelfish Hostel

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Walking tours
  • Temporary art galleries
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Evening entertainment
  • Bowling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English

House rules

Babelfish Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 10 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Babelfish Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Babelfish Hostel

  • Babelfish Hostel is 2,950 feet from the center of Würzburg. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Babelfish Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Bowling
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours

  • Check-in at Babelfish Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Babelfish Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.