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Weltempfanger Backpacker Hostel & Cafe

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 8 April 2015

The hostel has a nice and friendly staff with a cosy bar and standard but decent breakfast. At the first floor their is a small kitchen, good enough to cook a basic meal and hang out to relax / having a chat with others.. Their are a few supermarkets, bars and food shops nearby so perfect actually! The hostel is...

Thank Jasper C
Reviewed 23 December 2014

In general it's ok. Placed right in front of the Subway station. But not in a walking distance from Hauptbahnhof. There are a lot of bars ans 2 Supermarkets there. You can use kitchen to make food. Breakfast in nit included but you can buy it fir extra 4,5 Euro - it is ok, a usual hostels-breakfast. Rooms are a...

Thank Anna S
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 3 December 2014

A nice, cheap spot with good service, great location and with all you need nearby. It can get a little unpleasant on Fridays with a large mosque very close - especially with large crowds coming in from the u-bahn. However I would highly recommend it and it's trendy location.

Thank atpjmoore
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 17 August 2014

The hostel is located just next to the Piusstraße station (U-Bahn), the entrance is literally a few meters from the hostel's door! There are two direct trains to Kölnmesse (so it's convenient for Gamescom visitors, for example). A lot of restaurants / bakeries / cafes can be found nearby. There's also a cheap shopping mall (Aldi) about 80 m from...

1Thank Guardafui
Reviewed 6 July 2014

The hostel is located in Ehrenfeld, a student type area with plenty of small bars and cafes. The hostel has its own cafe/bar on the ground floor, where the buffet breakfast is served in the morning, and where you can get basic meals and drinks throughout the day until midnight. There is also a U-Bahn station directly outside making it...

1Thank Jessica M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 June 2014

The staff was extremely friendly and easy to talk to. I thought the city itself was charming and this was a perfect hostel to stay at (although it was a bit of a far walk to the city center, the tram was available). I would suggest using couchsurfing for this city just because it has a wonderful atmosphere but lacks...

Thank Bobby703
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 13 April 2014

I stayed at a 4-person room and it was really nice and clean. Staff was extremly friendly and helpful all the time. The area is peaceful, a little way from the central but the hostel is located just next to a metro stop. The bar/cafe downstairs is cosy, you get cheap beer from there!

Thank Helmi L
Reviewed 8 March 2014

I really liked this place, stayed here with 3 other friends. It is outside the city centre, we took the metro to get there but the metro stop is literally outside the front door of this hostel. This made the area nice because it was more authentic and residential. The cafe area was nice to hang out, felt like an...

Thank Wanderlust244
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Just loved it, the crew was brilliant... I could write each of them a poem showing how much I liked it there. The Hostel is clean and comfortable. the Breakfast real good (8-12 everyday is a great deal, especially after drinking all those Koelsch and Gardner for special prices for hostel guests). The hostel is at the beginning of Ehrenfeld...

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 23 October 2013

It's a nice cafe and bed for one or couple nights. --- I stayed there for Cologne marathon. I've got all i need there. The bath, the kitchen, nice room (was half-empty) with Brazilian and Argentinian people!) That's great to met people from different continent there. --- The stuff is very friendly, kind. I don't know German, so we spoke...

Thank GennadyKarasev

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dear travelers:Welcome to the Weltempfänger Hostel & CaféOur backpacker hostel in Cologne presents you with all the services of a charming hostel. Ideally located in Ehrenfeld, northwest of the city center, we are easily reached by public transport. We offer comfortable accomodation at a low price. Cologne is famous for its friendly atmosphere and that's why it is our duty to provide every person friendly service to make you feel at home.Beside our enclosed café you will find lots of restaurants, a bunch of stylish and old-fashioned bars, night clubs, theater, cinemas, shopping, green parks for relaxing etc. all this within walking distance. For self catering we offer kitchen facilities in the common room. Our café provides fully breakfast with coffee, tea etc. We also serve afternoon tea with a delicious slice of cake or a relaxing glas of wine or beer with friends in the evening.Our hostel is a very good starting point to explore the city of Cologne, this might happen i.e. with one of our rentable bicycles.We are looking forward to accomodate you in our hostel!!Die WELTempfänger [Worldreceiver] ... more   less 

Additional Information about Weltempfanger Backpacker Hostel & Cafe

Address: Venloer Str. 196, 50823 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Region: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne > Ehrenfeld
Price Range: $31 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Weltempfanger Backpacker Hostel & Cafe 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“no lift, so travelers with heavy luggage should ask for a room on 1st or 2nd floor”
annbord, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I slept in the dorm of 6 with a friend of mine and another friend had to sleep in the dorm of 4.. al fine, a dorm like it should be..”
JasperC474, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The room number 1 (6 beds) is very noisy (loads of sounds coming from the Venloer Straße. But it's quite nice and spacy. It has one bed which is bigger than the other ones. The room shares a toilet and two showers with one other room. The room number 6 (4 beds) is tiny and quiet.”
Guardafui, 17 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I was on the 1st floor (actually it is 2nd - after the ground, cafe). All rooms are fine. In the corner rooms there is a good street view.”
GennadyKarasev, 23 Oct 2013 | Read review
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