Hostels in Groningen, Netherlands

2 hostels available. Prices start from $17 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Groningen

#1 Top Rated
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Bud Gett Hostels

Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"Good hostel - Showers way too small, otherwise a good stay. Damn, this place is pretty. - Great installations (showers are way too small). Helpful staff (and pretty, too). Confortable beds." …"…You … More
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…More showers and toilets are available on the ground floor for the private rooms on that floor. The bathrooms and dorms are usually pretty clean, and the hostel is also relatively quiet. Common … More

Hotels in Groningen

"Sweet - Awesome staff and great location! Great Place! - This is it! It's really lovely place, friendly staff and nice rooms! We stayed there 2 nights and we were happy with everything. If you go … More

Guest Houses in Groningen

"Featuring city views, The Happy Traveler - Guesthouse Groningen provides accommodation in Groningen, Netherlands. Featuring private accommodation, free Wi-Fi and laundry facilities. Popular … More

Campsites in Groningen

"…Check out from 07:00 to 12:00 . Taxes not included - occupancy tax € 2, 15 per person per night. Taxes not included - cleaning fee € 5,- per person per stay. Bicycle retals- €10 per … More

Hostels in Groningen, Netherlands

2 hostels available. Prices start from $34 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Groningen (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. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Groningen.

Groningen is located in the northernmost borders of The Netherlands. It is the capital of the province of Groningen and has almost one hundred ninety thousand inhabitants. Officially, the city exists from the beginning of the eleventh century and used to be a major trading and cultural center for many centuries.

The city features a very traditional Dutch character in terms of style and architecture, particularly obvious in the city center, where most of the attractions as well as the Groningen hostels are located. Hostels in Groningen are not many and are by and large conveniently located within the area of the historic center, but prices are not that low. Still, the city is relatively small, so don’t hesitate to book a hostel outside the very center of it.

Around Grote Markt, the main square, and the adjacent Vismarkt, you will find the only three buildings of the area that survived the WWII devastation -- the old City Hall, the Goudkantoor (tax authorities in the old times and café/restaurant nowadays), and the beautiful Martinikerk (church), with its tower which was once the highest building in Europe. Climbing up the tower is a must and will provide you with some great views of the city.

The city of Groningen features the highest rate of student population in the country (it is home to two universities), guaranteeing that the city is one of the most vibrant and dynamic in The Netherlands, with restaurants, bars, and cafes. Nightlife is notable with many bars remaining open till 7 or 8 in the morning.

The main train and bus stations are hosted in a beautiful building located within a ten-minute walking distance from both Grote Markt and Groningen hostels. The city has been characterized many times as the "world’s most bicycle-friendly city," and this is the best way to move around; walking is fine as well because the city is not big. Transportation is also fine. And like most of the Dutch cities, Groningen is quite heavily canalized -- taking a boat tour or hiring a canoe is highly recommended.

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Groningen 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 Groningen, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 2
Average dorm price $37
Average private room price $184
Cheapest Hostel in Groningen Bud Gett Hostels with $33
Party hostels in Groningen Bud Gett Hostels (2 in total)
Most Groningen hostels are located in City Centre
Average rating of all hostels 7.6

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