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Featured Hostels in Hamburg

a&o Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
2 out of 5
Amsinckstrasse 2-10, Hamburg, HH
Free cancellation
The price is Rs2,799 per night from 3 Feb to 4 Feb

Located in Hammerbrook, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Markthalle Hamburg and Moenckebergstrasse. Miniatur Wunderland and Hamburg Dungeon are also ...

3.5/5Good! (832 reviews)

"It was definitely fit for purpose. Would have probably made more use out of the facilities if we were younger. Very convenient location in proximity to the central station and walking distance to tourist sites."…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2020

a&o Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
a&o Hamburg Reeperbahn
2 out of 5
Reeperbahn 154, Hamburg, HH
Free cancellation
The price is Rs2,560 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb

Located in Saint Pauli, this hostel is steps away from Beatles Platz and Reeperbahn. Fish Market and Operettenhaus are also within 15 minutes. Reeperbahn S-Bahn ...

3/5 (994 reviews)

"Wouldn't recommend, while the staff were nice the whole place was pretty seedy. In an alley behind a strip club with homeless people hanging around. The toilets were disgusting and the showers only had boiling water so it was impossible to actually wash. We originally booked for 2 nights but left ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2019

a&o Hamburg Reeperbahn
Generator Hamburg
2 out of 5
Steintorplatz 3, Hamburg, HH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs28,458 per night from 4 Feb to 5 Feb

Located in Saint Georg, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Museum of Arts and Crafts Hamburg and Moenckebergstrasse. Hamburg City Hall and Hamburg Wholesale ...

3.9/5Good! (989 reviews)

"Tiny shower, way too small, but overall rest of room and building was great"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Generator Hamburg
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The Hostel
2 out of 5
Kielerstrasse 645, Hamburg, HH
The price is Rs1,293 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan

Located in Eimsbuettel, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of JUMP House Hamburg, Hagenbeck Zoo and Volksparkstadion. Barclaycard Arena is 1.3 mi (2.2 km) ...

2.7/5 (57 reviews)
Access from motorway

"Easy access from motorway and easy check-in"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2019

The Hostel
Arena Hostel Hamburg
2 out of 5
Fangdieckstraße 20, Hamburg, HH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs2,177 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan

Located in Eimsbuettel, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of JUMP House Hamburg, Volksparkstadion and Barclaycard Arena. Hagenbeck Zoo is 2 mi (3.2 km) away. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (110 reviews)
Great place to stay in

"I came to see U2 concert and this was the nearest hostel. It's just 5 minutes walk from the train, the service was great, the room was very clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2018

Arena Hostel Hamburg
KM Hostel
2 out of 5
Elsässer Straße 4, Hamburg
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Located in Hamburg-Nord, this hostel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Wandsbek Quaree and 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from Stadtpark. Kampnagel and Mundsburg Center are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (23 reviews)
Not greatest hostel ever

"Specifically asked for bottom bunk, got a top one, made of very light gushed steel. As I climbed it, aacim a big man it all tipped over and crashed to floor on top of me I received mild concussion. It was luckily helped by others. The bunks are not boltedbto the floor, the area is not near the city, ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2018

KM Hostel
Pauli Hostel
1.5 out of 5
Koenigstrasse 16a, Hamburg
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Located in Altona, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Reeperbahn and Fish Market. Operettenhaus and Theatre Neue Flora are also within 1 mile (2 km). ...

2.7/5 (18 reviews)
Worst hostel that I ever stay

"This hostel is very bad, no safety because everybody can come in the room, I didn’t get the key or keycard, have just 2 bathrooms and very small. And if you want to check-in after 9pm you have to pay 5€."…"

Reviewed on 26 Sep 2018

Pauli Hostel
Hostel Margot
3 out of 5
Uwestrasse 3, Hamburg
The price is Rs12,967 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb

Located in Eimsbuettel, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Hagenbeck Zoo, Volksparkstadion and University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. Reeperbahn and ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Top Empfang. Zimmer waren sauber und sehr gut ausgestattet. Gerne wieder."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020

Hostel Margot
mybrand Hostel Hamburg Volksdorf
1 out of 5
53 Buchenring, Hamburg
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs5,692 per night from 5 Feb to 6 Feb

Located in Volksdorf, this hostel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Alstertal Shopping Centre, Wandsbek Quaree and City Nord. Stadtpark and Horner Rennbahn are also ...

3.7/5Good! (15 reviews)

"The hostel location was really close to Buchenkamp U-Bahn station. ALDI supermarket was at the end of the road. The communication, via email and text messages, before arrival with the property manager was very good and the pre-arrival were instructions very clear (albeit some communication was in ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec 2019

mybrand Hostel Hamburg Volksdorf
MAC City Hostel
2 out of 5
Beim Strohhause 26, Hamburg
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs5,114 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar

Located in Saint Georg, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Museum of Arts and Crafts Hamburg and Moenckebergstrasse. Miniatur Wunderland and Hamburg Dungeon ...

4/5Very Good! (50 reviews)

"The sharing room of this hotel is really nice. It's clean, spacious and comfortable. Maybe because I was almost alone in my room after a guy who comes from Norway left but overall it's nice. Especially, the restroom and the shower isn't separated."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2019

MAC City Hostel
Pyjama Park Schanzenviertel
2 out of 5
Bartelsstraße 12, Hamburg
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs8,414 per night from 7 Feb to 8 Feb

Located in Altona, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Rindermarkthalle, Hamburger Dom and Theatre Neue Flora. Reeperbahn and Operettenhaus are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (14 reviews)
Familiy holiday hotel

"This place is perfect for a family or group holiday : big rooms, perfect wifi, price OK. Enough choices in the neighborhood for breakfast/dining. Close to public transport. I was travelling for business and therefore the hotel was not so suited for me. But I should have payed more attention when ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2020

Pyjama Park Schanzenviertel
Jugendherberge Hamburg Auf dem Stintfang - Hostel
2 out of 5
Alfred-Wegener-Weg 5, Hamburg, HH
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Located in Neustadt, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of St. Pauli Piers and Reeperbahn. St. Michaelis Church and Operettenhaus are also within 10 minutes. ...

3.3/5 (9 reviews)
Sehr gute Lage

"Ruhige Lage, im Hotel selbst aber -auch wenn in normaler Stimmlage gesprochen wurde- konnten wir jedes Wort verstehen, das im Flur gesprochen wurde."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2017

Jugendherberge Hamburg Auf dem Stintfang - Hostel
Sleep2Fly Hamburg-Airport
2 out of 5
Melahnweg 12, Hamburg, HH
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Located in Hamburg-Nord, this hostel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Lufthansa Technik AG and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Casio Europe GmbH. University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf ...

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Wira Guesthouse 25a
1 out of 5
Lübecker Str. 25a, Hamburg
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Located in Hamburg-Nord, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of English Theatre Of Hamburg, Moenckebergstrasse and Hamburg City Hall. Miniatur Wunderland and ...

2.1/5 (8 reviews)
Wira guesthouse

"The manager was a great person he let us wait in the reception area while they got our room ready because we arrived 3 hours early. The room was nice the beds were comfortable and there was a shared kitchen and bathroom on the floor which we pretty much had to ourselves because most of the rooms ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 May 2017

Wira Guesthouse 25a
Hansezimmer City
2 out of 5
Kollaustrasse 134, Hamburg
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Located in Eimsbuettel, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Hagenbeck Zoo, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and Stadtpark. Lufthansa Technik AG ...

Hansezimmer City
Arcade Hotel Hamburg
2 out of 5
Kieler Straße 385, Hamburg
The price is Rs4,561 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan

Located in Eimsbuettel, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of JUMP House Hamburg and Hagenbeck Zoo. Volksparkstadion and Barclaycard Arena are also within 2 miles ...

4.1/5Very Good! (67 reviews)
Great Stay

"Very clean room and the breakfast was both excellent and reasonably priced."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2020

Arcade Hotel Hamburg
instant sleep Backpacker Hostel
1 out of 5
Max-Brauer-Allee 277, Hamburg
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Located in Altona, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Rindermarkthalle, Reeperbahn and Theatre Neue Flora. Hamburger Dom and Operettenhaus are also within ...

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Jugendherberge Horner Rennbahn - Hostel
1 out of 5
Rennbahnstrasse 100, Hamburg, HH
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Located in Horn, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Horner Rennbahn and Wandsbek Quaree. English Theatre Of Hamburg and Mundsburg Center are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (38 reviews)
Clean Hostel

"The Wifi signal was weak and inconvenient"…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2015

Jugendherberge Horner Rennbahn - Hostel
Enna-Zimmervermietung
3 out of 5
Billstraße 214, Hamburg
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Located in Rothenburgsort, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Horner Rennbahn, Hamburg Wholesale Market and Moenckebergstrasse. Mehr!-Theater am Großmarkt ...

2.9/5 (11 reviews)

"Even though it is mentioned that towels are provided, they are not. There is a courtyard with a BBQ which is not working. There is a heater (!) in the shower, so unsafe. The neighbourhood around the establishment is very sketchy and I was afraid to walk to get to the establishment as well during ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul 2019

Enna-Zimmervermietung
@friends by City Surfer
2 out of 5
Amsinckstrasse 44, Hamburg, HH
The price is Rs5,381 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb

Located in Hammerbrook, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Markthalle Hamburg and Moenckebergstrasse. Hamburg Wholesale Market and Hamburg City Hall are ...

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Barceló Hamburg

Barceló Hamburg

4.5 out of 5
Ferdinandstrasse 15, Hamburg Altsadt, Hamburg, HH
The price is Rs9,172 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,001 reviews)

"Гостиница не плохая, но фотографии явно лучше чем оригинал по факту..... Вид из номера на прилегающие дома."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul 2020

Barceló Hamburg
Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall

Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall

5 out of 5
Alter Wall 40, Hamburg, HH
The price is Rs11,548 per night from 5 Feb to 6 Feb
4.4/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)
Super location and excellent service

"Excellent stay, super location and nice facilities. Breakfirst buffet is really good."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall
Hamburg Marriott Hotel

Hamburg Marriott Hotel

5 out of 5
ABC Strasse 52, Hamburg, HH
The price is Rs8,743 per night from 5 Feb to 6 Feb
4.3/5Excellent! (1,001 reviews)
Good service

"Amazing trip on my way to handle some business. Hotel was very welcoming and because I was a bonfire member and the the executive land was not available they offered me and my family free dinner at the restaurant instead."…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2020

Hamburg Marriott Hotel
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for an affordable place to stay in Hamburg, one of its 25 hostels might be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodation options all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
  • Low prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Hamburg for a lower cost, so you can save more for exploring. We've heard good things about the waterfront and other attractions in this destination, as well as the local tours.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Hamburg?

The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while February and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 9° C and night-time temperatures average -2° C
  • April-June: 21° C is the daytime average and 1° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 23° C and night-time averages are around 8° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 16° C during the day and -2° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 703 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Hamburg?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Barclaycard Arena
  • Hamburg City Hall
  • Moenckebergstrasse
Natural Features
  • Inner Alster Lake
  • Planten un Blomen
  • Botanical Gardens
Cultural Attractions
  • Hamburger Kunsthalle
  • Bucerius Kunst Forum
  • Thalia-Theater

In general, Hamburg is known for its:

  • Shopping
  • Museums
  • Theatre
  • Restaurants
  • Monuments
  • Tours
  • Churches

How to Get to Hamburg and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Hamburg (HAM), 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Luebeck (LBC), located 33.9 mi (54.6 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transport during your trip. Take advantage of metro transport at Rathaus U-Bahn, Jungfernstieg Station and Stadthausbrücke S-Bahn. To see more of the surrounding area, take a train from Hamburg Central Station, Hamburg Dammtor Station or Sternschanze Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Hamburg?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and theatres.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Hamburg?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones have the highest reviews from our guests and might be a good place to start looking: A&o Hamburg Hauptbahnhof - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Steinstrasse U-Bahn. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries and hairdryers. KM Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Alter Teichweg U-Bahn. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with towels, showers and linens. A&o Hamburg City - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Berliner Tor Station and Hammerbrook S-Bahn. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar and a rooftop terrace. You’ll find showers, free toiletries and TVs in all rooms. A&o Hamburg Reeperbahn - Located within a 5-minute walk of Reeperbahn. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar. You’ll find towels, showers and TVs in all rooms. Generator Hamburg - 2-minute walk from South Central U-Bahn for easy access to public transport. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find free toiletries in all rooms.
How many hostels are there in Hamburg?
If you’re hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Hamburg, one of Expedia’s 30 hostels could be a great choice for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Hamburg?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information that might be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 1°C. Average annual precipitation for Hamburg is 715 inches.
What is there to see and do in Hamburg?
Overall, Hamburg is known for its museums, theatres and restaurants. Major attractions include Miniatur Wunderland, Hamburg Dungeon and Elbe Philharmonic Hall. Get out into nature with places such as Stadtpark, Jenischpark and Inner Alster Lake. Cultural attractions include Operettenhaus, Theater im Hafen and Theatre Neue Flora.
What's the best way to get to and around Hamburg while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Hamburg in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Hamburg (HAM), located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) away. An alternative is Luebeck (LBC), which is 33.9 mi (54.6 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport to get around. You can access metro transport at Rathaus U-Bahn, Jungfernstieg Station and Stadthausbrücke S-Bahn. To explore more of the area, hop on a train at Central S-Bahn, Hamburg (ZMB-Hamburg Central Train Station) or Hamburg Dammtor Station.