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Simplon Jongerenhotel offers basic accommodations including a courtyard garden with barbecue facilities. It is just 0.6 mi away from the lively Groningen center city.

Cable TV, heating and shared bathroom facilities are standard in all the rooms. Some rooms will provide you with a kitchen with a microwave.

There are communal facilities available such as lockers, washing machines and dryers. Free WiFi is available as well. Guests can get tourist information at the reception.

A buffet breakfast is served every morning. A restaurant is located right next to the property.

The Korenstraat busstop is 500 feet away. It provides easy access to the Grote Markt Square and Central Station. The Hoornse Plas lake is 30 minutes away by car.

This is our guests' favorite part of Groningen, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Simplon Hostel has been welcoming guests since Jul 20, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Groningen, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.8

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
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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.
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi , how many pepoles can share the room , are rooms are mixed
    We have a variety of dorms, the smallest is 6 people, then 1 for 10 people, another 1 for 16 people and the last 1 for 20 people. The dorms are mixed.
    Answered on 25 August 2022
  • hi can i cook rice on a rice cooker if i stay on the dormitory type room?
    No you can't, but you can do it in the kitchen
    Answered on 21 September 2021
  • Hello. Why do we need loockers? I never stay to an Hostel. I reserve private room, cand we leave our stuff inside and close the dor during the stay?
    You don't need a locker. That's only for people in dormitory. You can leave your things in the room and you can lock the room
    Answered on 29 July 2021
  • Hello, can you tell me if parking is available for motorcycles? Many thanks
    Hi, we might have room available but currently there is construction going on next to us. So we can not guarantee a spot!
    Answered on 14 November 2022
  • Hi, can customers be back after 12 pm?
    Yes we have 24 hour reception.
    Answered on 20 October 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Proeflokaal De Prael

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Simplon Hostel
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Darts
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 13.50 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Dutch

House rules

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


4:00 PM - 11:00 PM


5:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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 6 and above are considered 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 - 1 year
Crib upon request
2 years old
Crib upon request
Extra bed upon request
€ 15 per child, per night
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 15 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Debit card ATM card Simplon Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Parking on the street costs € 4,- per hour from Monday till Wednesday from 09.00 till 22.00, Thursday till Saturday from 09.00 - 00.00 and on Sunday from 12.00 till 17.00. Parking on public holidays is free of charge

Towels are available at the reception on your request.

Locks for lockers can be bought at the counter for €3

Groups are required to pay a deposit. 8-15 people: € 150,- / 16-25 people: € 250,- / 26-more people: € 300,-.
Deposits are to be paid in cash upon arrival.

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.

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

Please inform Simplon 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.

FAQs about Simplon Hostel

  • Room options at Simplon Hostel include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Bed in Dorm
    • Apartment
    • Quad

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

    • Darts

  • Guests staying at Simplon Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Simplon Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Proeflokaal De Prael

  • Simplon Hostel is 2,600 feet from the center of Groningen.

  • Check-in at Simplon Hostel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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