Hostel in Heilbronn, Germany

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Get to know Heilbronn (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 Heilbronn. To help you make friends with Heilbronn before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Heilbronn, nicknamed the Käthchenstadt after the famous play Katie of Heilbronn, lies in the third-largest German state, Baden-Württemberg, about fifty kilometres north of Stuttgart. It is divided into nine districts, which are connected by solid bus and tram lines, and is a home to about one hundred and twenty thousand residents. As the city is situated on the banks of the Neckar River, it has a long history of settlements. It played a particularly important role in the Middle Ages and through the industrial revolution, but the majority of the city was unfortunately later destroyed during World War II.

Many signs of its rich history can still be seen, however, although Heilbronn is nowadays more famous for its wine industry. There are plenty of opportunities to try some of the local wines, from the Wine Villa to numerous different festivals throughout the year.

As far as the historic sights around the city go, you should definitely visit the market square (Marktplatz) with its city hall and astronomical clock from the late sixteenth century. Other interesting places worth seeing include the Gothic stone building Kathy's House, St. Kilian's Church, Götz Tower, Bulwark Tower, Trappensee Castle, and Kirchhausen Moated Castle, just to name a few.

Even though Heilbronn is a nice city to visit, it doesn't often make the wishlists of international travelers, so that explains why the Heilbronn hostel selection is very slim. Dorms are not among the cheapest and you will probably have to take a bus to get to them, but it is better than nothing.

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FAQ about Heilbronn Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Heilbronn. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Heilbronn. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

There is exactly 1 Hostel in Heilbronn, Germany. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Your Packing List for Heilbronn

Your Packing List for Heilbronn

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Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Heilbronn and Germany.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Heilbronn 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 Heilbronn, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
7.4 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Heilbronn - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Heilbronn. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Heilbronn. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

Heilbronn is a nice, medium- to small-size city with a little bit of everything to do. I've never stayed in a hotel there but it's a nice town/city. Summertime offers nice festivals and the wintertime offers the beautiful WeihnachtMarkt! Enjoy it!

Tom DeMicke

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