Hostels in Berchtesgaden, Germany

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Get to know Berchtesgaden (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Berchtesgaden. To help you make friends with Berchtesgaden before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany, lies snugly in a valley in the German Alps, and is surrounded on three sides by the Austrian border. Famous for its salt mines, this city still gets the bulk of its revenue from the production of table salt, just as in days gone by. On a visit to Berchtesgaden, be sure to stop off at the city's salt mines and watch how the job is done right now, and find out how it has changed since its inception. Use one of the hostels in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany, as your base while you explore every nook and corner of this neat city with its strange blend of old and new.

While at Berchtesgaden, stop over at the famous Kehlsteinhaus, which was one of Adolf Hitler's summer getaways. Lying at the peak of the mountain above Obersalzberg, the Kehlsteinhaus was later known as the Eagles Nest to the American forces who occupied it after World War II. While all buildings and bunkers were destroyed during the war, an interesting documentation center lies nearby, if you'd love to pore over significantly interesting details of the past.

The city of Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany, attracts tourists from around the world, having established itself as a must-visit vacation spot. The Kings of Bavaria had their summer residences here and several prominent guests were entertained in the past. Today, this beautiful city is not open just for nobility, but for all who wish to enjoy an unforgettable vacation. Explore Berchtesgaden's rich heritage of cultures and dive into the past with the museums that preserve the culture of this historic region.

If you've had enough of history, enjoy sports for which Berchtesgaden is famous. There are several sports to enjoy, such as golfing, hiking, summer sledding, cross-country and downhill skiing, and ice skating. Indulge your mind and body in one of the city's many spas, or simply spend some quiet time among the towering churches and the Royal Palace.

Not far from the heart of the city lie quite a few hostels in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany, that offer accommodation for individuals, families, and groups. Most hostels offer dormitory accommodation as well as individual rooms, and some include additional services such as laundry, television, and Wi-Fi at an extra cost. Book your stay in advance to get great prices, comfortable accommodation and hassle-free arrangements that help you enjoy your holiday in this historic city.

Written by local enthusiast for Berchtesgaden hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Berchtesgaden hostels Joy Barboza

FAQ about Berchtesgaden Hostels

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A hostel in Berchtesgaden costs on average $33 for a dorm. A hostel in Berchtesgaden with private rooms costs on average $113. shows all 3 Hostels in Berchtesgaden. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 3 hostels in Berchtesgaden, Germany.

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Your Packing List for Berchtesgaden

Your Packing List for Berchtesgaden

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Berchtesgaden Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Berchtesgaden, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$33 Average dorm price
$113 Average private room price
$32 Cheapest hostel in Berchtesgaden
2 Party hostels in Berchtesgaden
KS Hostel Berchtesgaden GmbH is the best rated
Most Berchtesgaden hostels are located in
4.9 Average rating of all hostels

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