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Tunbridge Wells
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is not a luxury hotel - the clue is in the name! Understanding that then what is delivered is spot on. The staff are very friendly, everywhere is very clean and the facilities that are provided all work very well e.g. rooms nice and warm and oceans of hot water! Breakfast has choices - better than just bread and...

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buenos aires
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had a room on the 4 th floor under the kitchen - at 6 am you could not sleep , could understand every word they were talking . Then construction ouside woke you up again . They did not make the room , even we asked to do it later - when complained they offered a drink from the...

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The hostel, like most are, functional rather than luxury. The room we stayed in slept 4 and while there was enough room to sleep storage was a little limited. Bathroom was clean and tidy, I felt the shower floor was a little slippery but that could be because I am a little unsteady on my feet due to a knee...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The hostel has a great location (only a few minutes away from the city center). The staff was very nice and helpful. The rooms were in perfect condition and had everything we needed. The breakfast buffet didn't have that much options but it was pretty well prepared.

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Malvern, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Stayed here last year - actually for a stag do. Brilliant hostel. Clean, modern and fresh. Slap bang in the middle of Cologne. Breakfast was simple but spot on. Really impressed. Would definitely re-use. Staff helpful and good fun. Used by all manner of guests - families staying as well as groups. Really impressed.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The name is not good: this is a HOTEL not a HOSTEL. It has regular rooms with bathrooms and regular beds, no dorms. I understood that there are 4-bed-rooms, but the concept is a hotel concept. The receptionist explained that it is a 'hotel with a hostel concept' :) And it is quite a good hotel...a surprise: Reception staff and...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This hotel is cute, clean, well priced and conveniently located in Cologne, close to the city Square (~1.5 km walk, 10-15 min) and close to the city's shopping district (esp. during the holiday season you can easily hit all the Christmas Markets scattered throughout the town to get your gluhwein fix). The breakfast is really great and the staff was...

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Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed here with a few friends in August before traveling to the Belgium GP, absolutely cracking hostel, the night porter George was very helpful, pointing us to all the good places to eat and party, will be going back soon. Would highly recommend for single, couples, friends and family stays.

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england
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Great location. Great rooms. Breakfast plenty choice. Parking was under the building. Center of Cologne was only ten minutes walk all flat. Staff great especially George the night manager so helpful with our trip Cheers George.

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

We stayed here as a family with two small children (3 and 6) from Thursday to Sunday. It was a most pleasant experience. The young hotel staff is extremely friendly and helpful and the place is very very clean and tidy. Although the the hostel is situated in a lively neighborhood (which I reckon is an advantage to the youthful...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HOSTEL KOLN enjoys a tranquil and central location in Cologne, in a side street between Neumarkt and Rudolfplatz, within a 20-minute walk of Cologne Cathedral and the main railway station. Newly opened in March 2009, HOSTEL KOLN provides comfortable and affordable accommodation within easy reach of Cologne's main attractions and cultural venues. The HOSTEL KOLN is within a 5-minute walk of up to 15 different bus and tram lines, allowing guests to easily get to all parts of the city, and the whole Rhine-Ruhr region. Get your day's shopping and sightseeing in Cologne off to an ideal start with the buffet breakfast in the Hostel Koln. The Altstadt-Sued is a great choice for travellers interested in Luxury Brand Shopping, Fashion Bargains and Bars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Koln

Address: Marsilstein 29, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Region: Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Cologne
Price Range: RM372 - RM1,188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Koln 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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“I would say ask them for a room facing courtyard. Mine did and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles LalaiDama, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Definitely try to book a room on the back side of the hotel, not facing Am Rinkenpuhl or Marsilstein.”
 of 5 bubbles Scopechick, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
“3rd floor is the best pick”
 of 5 bubbles 635erwinb, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the street as it can get quite loud.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexH201, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“choose a room in the top floor and bring your own pillow”
 of 5 bubbles NataliaLuxo, 7 Oct 2014 | Read review
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