Hostels in Nuremberg, Germany

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

Guess what? Nuremberg is also named and spelled Nürnberg - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Nuremberg is a dazzlingly picturesque little city, with big city amenities. The historic town center sprawls from the impressive train station across the central square and past half-timber buildings along Pegnitz River up the hill to the imperial castle. You can have a look-out over the city from the castle, or climb one of the towers that are along the city wall. Nuremberg was certainly changed by World War II, and as a tourist from a Nuremburg hostel you'll likely be confronted with this fact. The city was majorly bombed and then the town center was largely rebuilt to its pre-war state, the outer parts have been somewhat changed and as in many cities, modernized in their reconstruction. Though the deepest scar Nuremberg may have is its association with the atrocities, especially from the Nuremberg Trials. You can learn more by visiting the Documentation Centre or even by touring the historic underground caverns, where beer was historically brewed and then the tunnels were re-functioned by the Nazi army.

The hostels in Nuremberg like to make claim to being near to the train station -- many are, and this is a fine location, especially for travelers arriving and departing by train, bus, or ride-share (as the back parking lot south of the station is a popular meeting point). Other Nuremberg hostels are further outside of the city, and maybe more suitable if you're driving. Check to see how the public transportation is, as the S-Bahn (commuter train) and U-Bahn (underground) systems are quite thorough and cheap, especially for a city of well under one million inhabitants. If you're a group of two adults (and have up to four kids or bikes) and are planning to travel around the area, get yourself the "TagesTicket Plus" for all-day travel.

Written by local enthusiast for Nuremberg hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Nuremberg hostels Carl

FAQ about Nuremberg Hostels

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

A hostel in Nuremberg costs on average $31 for a dorm. A hostel in Nuremberg with private rooms costs on average $145.
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Five Reasons Hostel & Hotel is the best rated hostel for partying in Nuremberg.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Nuremberg

Your Packing List for Nuremberg

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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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Nuremberg 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 Nuremberg, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
5 Total number of hostels
$31 Average dorm price
$145 Average private room price
$24 Cheapest hostel in Nuremberg
4 Party hostels in Nuremberg
Five Reasons Hostel & Hotel is the best rated
6.6 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

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Pottenstein (43 Km / 26 mi.)
Bamberg (51 Km / 32 mi.)
Eichstätt (64 Km / 39 mi.)

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