Located directly on the banks of the Neckar River, this hostel in Heidelberg offers a 24-hour front desk, a sun terrace and a bar. Heidelberg Zoo is just 500 feet away.

Modern dormitories and rooms with a private bathroom are offered at the Jugendherberge Heidelberg International. Wi-Fi is also available for an extra fee.

A variety of drinks and snacks are served in the hostel’s bistro, and international dishes are available in the bright dining area.

Jugendherberge Heidelberg International is located 3.1 mi from Heidelberg Castle, which overlooks the Old Town District. Walking tours can also be organized 3.1 mi away.

Heidelberg Central Station is 1.9 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Jugendherberge Heidelberg International has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 15, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site


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  • The staff speaks English
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What's nearby
  • Botanischer Garten
    0.4 miles
  • Old University Heidelberg
    0.5 miles
  • Center of Astronomy-Heidelberg University
    0.5 miles
  • German Cancer Research Center
    0.6 miles
  • Astronomical Calculation Institute
    1.3 miles
  • Town Hall Rathaus
    1.3 miles
  • Cluster of Excellence-Asia and Europe in a Global Context
    1.4 miles
  • Network Aging Research
    1.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Roseto
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Heidelberg Theater and Orchestra
    2 miles
  • Heidelberg Old Town
    2 miles
  • Heidelberg University
    2.2 miles
  • Heidelberg Castle
    2.5 miles
  • Maimarkt Mannheim
    7.2 miles
  • Hockenheimring
    7.3 miles
  • Luisenpark
    8.6 miles
  • National Theatre Mannheim
    9.6 miles
  • Mannheim Central Station
    9.6 miles
  • University of Mannheim
    10 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Weißer Stein
    0.6 miles
  • River Neckar
    0.1 miles
Public transit
  • Train Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof
    1.1 miles
  • Train Heidelberg Central Station
    1.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Mannheim City Airport
    7.5 miles
  • Frankfurt Airport
    44.1 miles
  • Baden Airport
    51.2 miles
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Amenities of Jugendherberge Heidelberg International
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Badminton equipment
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Turkish
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Sustainability initiatives
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2:00 PM - 10:00 PM


7:00 AM - 10:00 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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking for more than 8 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

The fine print

All guests must be members of the DJH (Deutsches Jugendherbergswerk) or Hosteling International. Membership can be purchased upon arrival at the reception.

The membership costs EUR 7 per year for German citizens up to 26 years and EUR 22.50 for families or people from 27 years. From June onwards each year, you can purchase the DJH membership for half the price when you become a member for the first time.

International guests must purchase a Hosteling International Card (EUR 18) if they are not a member of a national youth hostel association. For single nights, a welcome stamp can be purchased upon arrival for EUR 3.50.

When booking for more than 6 guests, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

FAQs about Jugendherberge Heidelberg International

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Bowling
    • Ping-pong
    • Canoeing
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Horseback riding
    • Badminton equipment

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

  • Check-in at Jugendherberge Heidelberg International is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Jugendherberge Heidelberg International is 2.1 miles from the center of Heidelberg.

  • Guests staying at Jugendherberge Heidelberg International can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet