1 Hostels in Oberhausen, Germany

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

Oberhausen is a middle-sized city in the Ruhr Region of Germany, located between Duisburg and Essen. The city is perhaps best known for its industrial landmark Gasometer Oberhausen and supposedly the largest shopping mall in Europe.

With the population of slightly more than two hundred thousand and not exactly the strongest tourism in the country, the Oberhausen hostel options are very limited, but if you are traveling there to check out the city and its main sights you most likely won't need more than a day or two anyway.

Most tourists come to Oberhausen to see the Gasometer Oberhausen. It is a former, more than a hundred-meter-high gas holder turned into a magnificent exhibition space. The entrance fees are quite reasonable and you can get an amazing view of the city from the top of the building. The city is also a home to the largest shopping mall in Europe with more than two hundred twenty stores, called CentrO. Another quite popular attraction is a Sea Life Centre, which was the home of Paul the Octopus, the famous common octopus that was used to predict the results of soccer matches. There are also some interesting sights for history lovers like the Castle Oberhausen with the Ludwig Gallery and a couple of museums. In case you are visiting with kids, you probably should not miss visiting the Zoo and Aquapark.

There is a train station in the city, which is also served by Intercity and Eurocity trains, and an international airport in Düsseldorf, located just about thirty kilometers from Oberhausen, so arriving with public transportation is not a problem. The city also has a solid public transport network, consisting of buses and trams, which makes moving around Oberhausen comfortable and easy.

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FAQ about Oberhausen Hostels

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

There is exactly 1 Hostel in Oberhausen, 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 Oberhausen

Your Packing List for Oberhausen

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

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