Hostel in Konstanz, Germany

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

How can you be this charming and such a pretty little marvel, Konstanz!? If you asked one of the thousands of university students studying here why they chose the city, you will most likely hear that he looked at some cities and when he got to Constance, he looked no further. It's not the city that pops to young people's minds when it comes to prime destinations, but on arrival that changes.

There rarely is a place with a location as pristine and at the same time rewarding as this one. It's surrounded and crisscrossed by the lake and its side arm, plus a nature reserve to the side and lots of woods and other greenery; the Alps are a backdrop, and a big handful of entirely original, unharmed medieval- to modern-classic architecture is what's on stock. From a more practical point of view, there's water sports galore in summer, you can be in the outdoors all year round, and it's forty minutes to the next skiing resorts in winter -- plus student bars in thousand-year-old buildings!

Add to that an immensely friendly atmosphere and alternative lifestyle (Konstanz had the first green mayor and that trend is still going strong!). It's not big, most things can be reached walking, and for those further away there are good train and bus connections. Especially for nightlife, you might want to not just walk around in the city center but get some info and take the bus to the hotspots that are not in the center (and are absolutely worth the travel!). All other needs can be catered to in the center without much difficulty. And for the explorers that get bored quickly -- a ten-minute walk will get you to Switzerland!

As with so many towns of this size in this part of the country, your Konstanz hostel options are very limited, but very nice! The location is a bit out of town, though, and taking into consideration that for the same price, you can probably find a cheap room in some guesthouse, it might not be worth putting up with the school groups usually frequenting the premises. You could also go to Kreuzlingen in Switzerland. This is kind of the second half of the city just cut off by an international border, and your hostel options there are actually much closer to Konstanz than your Konstanz hostel options. But please heed that this is another country (you may need to check your visa status ... and be prepared to dig deeper into your pockets).

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FAQ about Konstanz Hostels

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

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Your Packing List for Konstanz

Your Packing List for Konstanz

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Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Konstanz 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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Konstanz 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 Konstanz, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
1 Party hostels in Konstanz
8 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Konstanz - 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 Konstanz. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Konstanz. 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!

Konstanz is amazing. I love this place! I want to come back.

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