Right on the banks of Ratzeburg Lake, this contemporary hostel features a sauna, a daily buffet breakfast and a lakeside terrace. It is in Ratzeburg, in the Lauenburg Lakes Nature Reserve, and boats can be rented nearby.

Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See features a variety of bright dormitories with bunk beds and a private bathroom.

Packed lunches are available upon request, and regional meals are served in the spacious dining hall. Barbecue facilities are also provided.

Boats can be rented directly at the property, and a swimming area is a 2-minute walk away. The scenic surrounding area is also ideal for hiking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 19, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Amenities of Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Playground
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English

House rules Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See takes special requests – add in the next step!


1:00 PM - 10:00 PM


6:30 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 Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive after 18:00, please contact the property in advance. Contact details can be found on your booking confirmation.

Please note that you must be a member of the DJH (Deutsches Jugendherbergswerk) or of HI (Hosteling International). Membership can be completed online or upon arrival. The annual fee is EUR 7 for individuals (up to 26 years) and EUR 22.50 for individuals (from 27 years) or families. From 1 June, new members will receive half-price membership for the current year. International guests without membership are charged a supplement of EUR 3.50 per night.
From the age of 27 a supplement of EUR 5.50 per night will be charged.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

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.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See 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.

FAQs about Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See

  • Yes, Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

  • Check-in at Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 9:30 AM.

  • The nearest beach is 2,300 feet from Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See.

  • Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Ping-pong
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Water sports facilities on site

  • Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See is 650 feet from the center of Ratzeburg.

  • Guests staying at Jugendherberge Ratzeburg am See can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet