Hostel in Rothenburg, Germany

Hold on, finding you the best prices right now...


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

Guess what? Rothenburg is also named and spelled Rothenburg ob der Tauber - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a small town in Bavaria with an outstanding beautiful, medieval historic district. Full of history and culture, it is a very interesting town in which to spend a couple of days. It is not only very popular among tourists, but has also been used as set for many films.

You will easily find a place to stay here, for there are a couple of Rothenburg hostels, hotels, guesthouses, and even a campsite. Staying in a hostel in Rothenburg will allow you to enjoy some very relaxed days in a typical German town. Strolling through alleys full of nooks and crannies in the historic town, taking a rest to have a snack in a street café, or looking around the restored medieval houses are only a few ways to discover Rothenburg. If you settle down in a hostel in Rothenburg you should have a look at the area around the town itself. There is the River Tauber, which gives Rothenburg ob der Tauber its name. The town is set next to the nature park Frankenhöhe, which is dominated by forests and vineyards, that are very inviting for a lovely walk. If you decide to do a day trip a bit further away from Rothenburg, Nürnberg would be a good place to go.

It is well worth climbing the few steps up on the preserved town wall, for it will grant you a astonishing view over wide parts of the historical district. But also Rothenburg is a city of culture where you can find a lot of museums and historical churches.

Visit Rothenburg in winter to see the typical German "Weihnachtsmarkt" (German for "Christmas market") -- this is a wonderful place to visit and full of things that will warm your heart on a snowy winter day.

Written by local enthusiast for Rothenburg hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Rothenburg hostels RebeccaM

FAQ about Rothenburg Hostels

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

There is exactly 1 Hostel in Rothenburg, Germany. compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site. compares prices for 1 hostel in Rothenburg, Germany.

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Rothenburg.

Your Packing List for Rothenburg

Your Packing List for Rothenburg

Pack smart, not hard

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

Get your full Packing List here

Rothenburg 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 Rothenburg, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$35 Average dorm price
$35 Cheapest hostel in Rothenburg
8.5 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Wunsiedel (35 Km / 21 mi.)
Thossfell (41 Km / 25 mi.)
Bayreuth (43 Km / 27 mi.)
Bublava (53 Km / 33 mi.)
Bukovany (59 Km / 37 mi.)
Pottenstein (66 Km / 41 mi.)
Jena (70 Km / 43 mi.)

Travel Tips for Rothenburg - from the Community

Oh man, so far no one from the community has left a comment or travel tips for Rothenburg. How about you kick start the discussion here? Gather your best backpacking recommendations for Rothenburg and jot them down below. The community thanks you.

Rothenburg comments only. Don't discuss the hostels here, post a review on the hostel's page instead.

Unlock your Hostel Account to Freedom!

Unlock your Hostel Account to Freedom!

Sign up with and get access to exclusive hostel content and much more.

Do you already have an account? Login
Home Wishlists Login