Hostels in Kiel, Germany

1 hostels available. Prices start from $5 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Kiel

Jugendherberge Kiel

Free Breakfast
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"…The showers are hot but with an almost painful high pressure (for dirty kids i guess). There is also an curfew at 1 a.m. After 10 p.m. theres an demand only making noise at room level. Since this … More
from $18.50

Hotels in Kiel

"Located in the heart of the old town of Kiel, the Nordic Hotel am Kieler Schloss welcomes you with modern flair and comfortable rooms. It is the ideal place to stay for your sight seeing trip, and … More
from $35.88

Hostels in Kiel, Germany

1 hostels available. Prices start from $9.00 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Kiel (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 can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel.

Kiel is and has always been all about seafaring. They even call themselves the "Sailing City" and truly they are! Each year it is host to Kiel Week, which is the largest sailing event in the world (and a major party)! Tens of thousands of people are drawn to the city to marvel at boats old and new, small and huge, with thousands of sails in the wind.

The city itself lacks a bit in charm compared to its famous brothers of the Hanseatic League, such as Hamburg or Lübeck, where centuries of acquiring trading riches can clearly be seen in a fantastic display of elaborate housing. Kiel does have its fare share of those, too, but they are more of a scattered bunch than an ensemble and what is built around them is, well, not so much for the beauty lovers. Nonetheless the city is well worth visiting for its stunning tours of the harbour, visiting the dock and shipyards, or maybe for a city tour to the film locations of one of Germany's most popular crime series. There is also a plethora of very well-designed museums for regarding all walks of life. Of course as a city this size, it also has everything one could ask for in terms of cultural events, eating out, nightlife, and conveniences.

Hostels in Kiel are not super plentiful, but there is a choice at least. There are none of the big hostel chains and those Kiel hostels can't be considered cute, little atmospheric ones. They are kind of in between, definitely fully commercial but also not so very large. They definitely are more of a place to sleep than one to while away some days. That said, they are decently equipped and clean with bearable price levels (apart from Kiel Week dates, apparently). Location wise you have to be careful when choosing your Kiel hostel, as many a time the hostels are in residential areas a fair bit out of the center of town.

Not that it is hard to get there -- public transport is frequent and reliable. Getting to Kiel is very easy by all sorts of transportation (train, long distance bus, car) and a specialty are the many boat connections to and from Kiel. Kiel is the major port of the Baltic Sea for Germany, which not only brings cruise ships aplenty but also ferries plying traffic routes to Sweden and Finland as well as some other destinations around the Baltic Sea.

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Kiel 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 Kiel, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 1
Average dorm price $37
Average private room price $136
Average rating of all hostels 6.5

FAQ about Kiel Hostels

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Travel Tips for Kiel - from the Community

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