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Best Hamburg hostels

Most recommended Hamburg hostels

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Jugendherberge Hamburg Horner Rennbahn - Hamburg - Lobby
R2 748+
Free Wi-Fi
Arena Hostel Hamburg - Hamburg - Balcony
Arena Hostel Hamburg
7.7 Good
EimsbüttelR1 990+
R1 990+
Free Wi-Fi
My Brand Boardinghouse
7.6 Good
WandsbekR2 103+
R2 103+
Free Wi-Fi
The Hostel
6.2 Okay
EimsbüttelR1 630+
R1 630+
Free Wi-Fi
Mac City Hostel
7.1 Good
MitteR1 535+
R1 535+
Free Wi-Fi
KM Hostel
NordR18 645+
R18 645+
Free Wi-Fi
Hostel Kiezbude
7.4 Good
MitteR1 630+
R1 630+
Free Wi-Fi
8.2 Very Good
NordR2 065+
R2 065+
Free Wi-Fi

Hamburg hostels near the city centre

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A&o Hamburg Hauptbahnhof - Hamburg - Bedroom
A&o Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
6.3 Okay
MitteR1 573+
R1 573+
Cab20 - Hamburg - Bar
8.6 Very Good
MitteR1 705+
R1 705+

How much is a Hamburg hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

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High season


Average price (weeknight)

R1 301

Average price (weekend night)

R1 186
Cheapest month to stay with an average 43% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 48% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Hamburg

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
Average nightly price per month
Average nightly price

Top tips for finding Hamburg hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Hamburg, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Hamburg in January and April.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Hamburg if you stay on a Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Tuesday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Hamburg hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Hamburg

  • How much does a hostel cost in Hamburg?

    Hostel prices in Hamburg can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Hamburg is R81 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R46 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Hamburg?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Hamburg is R81 compared to R166 for a night in a hotel.

  • Are hostels in Hamburg safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hostels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Hamburg. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

Where to find the best hostels in Hamburg?

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