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Best Frankfurt am Main hostels

Most recommended Frankfurt am Main hostels

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Frankfurt Central Hostel - Frankfurt am Main - Restaurant
R1 119+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Mainhaus Apartments - Dreieich - Bedroom
Panorama Hostel
6.2 Okay
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hostel Hahn
7.6 Good
R1 100+
R1 100+
Free Wi-Fi
Apartment - Hotel Kremer
10 Wonderful
R1 492+
R1 492+
Free Wi-Fi

Frankfurt am Main hostels near the city centre

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Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt - Frankfurt am Main - Bedroom
Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt
7.2 Good
BahnhofsviertelR1 380+
R1 380+
Jugendherberge Frankfurt - Haus Der Jugend - Frankfurt am Main
Jugendherberge Frankfurt - Haus Der Jugend
8.3 Very Good

How much is a Frankfurt am Main hostel?

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Top tips for finding Frankfurt am Main hostel deals

  • To find one of the Frankfurt am Main hostels as close to the city centre as possible, book through KAYAK at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt. It’s in the Bahnhofsviertel area, about 10min on foot to the central business district, and only around a 5min walk to Frankfurt Central Station for trains and Central U-Bahn for buses. It offers more than your typical hostel: you’ll have your own kitchen, a seating area in your room, laundry facilities and even room service. There’s a bar and lounge and all facilities are adapted for limited mobility access, including the provision of roll-in showers, shower chairs and lift accessibility.
  • If you’re looking for Frankfurt am Main hostels that aren’t in the middle of the busy urban area, a good choice is Frankfurt Bed & Breakfast in the Nord-Ost neighbourhood of the city. This is known as a quiet suburb, and the hostel has private check-in and check-out. You’ll have your own terrace or patio and a dining area, too. Parking is free and you can explore the surrounding area via hiking trails, or go cycling or horse riding. To make things even easier for you to avoid the hustle and bustle, there’s a mini-market on site. If you do want to go into the centre of Frankfurt, it’s only a roughly 15min trip on an S-Bahn bus.
  • For youth-oriented Frankfurt am Main hostels to suit backpackers or groups, Jugendherberge Frankfurt is a top-quality pick. It’s a youth hostel on the River Main that has a wide range of amenities – this is budget accommodation that doesn’t skimp on travellers’ needs. There’s a restaurant, a snack bar and a bar with a lounge, plus a buffet breakfast is included in the cost. Special diet meals can be provided on request. Laundry facilities are available, and limited mobility access is very good. There’s plenty to do here as well, with bowling, water sport facilities, cycling and canoeing, plus indoor activities like pool and ping pong.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Frankfurt am Main, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Frankfurt am Main in September and May.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Frankfurt am Main if you stay on a Saturday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Tuesday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Frankfurt am Main hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Frankfurt am Main

  • What are the best hostels near Frankfurt Central Station?

    Frankfurt Central Station is a popular area in Frankfurt am Main and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Panorama Hostel or Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Frankfurt Central Station.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Frankfurt am Main?

    Hostel prices in Frankfurt am Main can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Frankfurt am Main is R26 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R16 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Frankfurt am Main?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Frankfurt am Main is R26 compared to R132 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Frankfurt am Main?

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