This hostel lies at the foot of Willibaldsburg Castle, a 10-minute walk from Eichstätt’s historic town center. HI Hostel offers several indoor and outdoor leisure facilities and free Wi-Fi in public areas.

The simple rooms at HI Hostel Eichstätt feature light wooden furniture. Shared toilets and bathrooms are available for dormitory guests, while Twin Rooms offer a desk and a private bathroom with sink and shower.

Guests are welcome to use the outdoor games area with volleyball pitch, basketball court and barbecue facilities. Indoor leisure facilities include table football, and air hockey and table tennis.

The hostel is an ideal base for exploring the Altmühltal Nature Park or cycling along the well-known Altmühltalradweg (Altmühl Valley Cycle Trail). Canoes and bicycles can be hired in Eichstätt town center.

HI Hostel is a 10-minute walk from Eichstätt Cathedral and a 15-minute walk from Eichstätt University. On-site parking is free, and Ingolstadt is a 25-minute drive away.

Jugendherberge Eichstätt has been welcoming guests since Nov 28, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info


Free Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

3 reasons to choose Jugendherberge Eichstätt

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Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    For families and single guests, as well as for school classes, we offer programs and actions. See "
    Answered on September 13, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes we have in the basement a luggage storage with 12 lockers. Key deposit 2 €
    Answered on September 13, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sheets are included in the price. Towels per piece 1.50 € .
    Answered on September 13, 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?
    In der Jugendherberge ist ab 22:00 bis 6:30 Uhr Nachtruhe. Es kann aber auch vorkommen das sich Gäste nicht immer daran halten. Wir versuchen diese N...
    Answered on August 9, 2019
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    Answered on September 13, 2019
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Amenities of Jugendherberge Eichstätt
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Badminton equipment Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Game room
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German

House rules Jugendherberge Eichstätt takes special requests – add in the next step!


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM


7:00 AM - 9:30 AM


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.

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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa EC-Card JCB Jugendherberge Eichstätt accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If you are not a member of International Youth Hostel Federation, you must buy a membership card upon arrival. Membership costs EUR 7.00 for people under 26 and EUR 22.50 for families and people 27 and older.

If you arrive outside reception opening hours, you can use the check-in machine. Please contact HI Hostel Eichstätt in advance for the password.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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 coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

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

Please inform Jugendherberge Eichstätt 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.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Jugendherberge Eichstätt

  • Jugendherberge Eichstätt offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Walking tours
    • Badminton equipment
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Horseback riding
    • Bike tours

  • Check-in at Jugendherberge Eichstätt is from 5:00 PM, and check-out is until 9:30 AM.

  • Guests staying at Jugendherberge Eichstätt can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

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

  • Jugendherberge Eichstätt is 2,300 feet from the center of Eichstätt.

  • Yes, Jugendherberge Eichstätt is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Jugendherberge Eichstätt by:

    • Subway/Metro 2h
    • Train 3h