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In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationOrchestra Center NRW1 min walk
    Popular LocationSt. Reinold's Church5 min walk
    Popular LocationThier-Galerie9 min walk
    AirportDortmund (DTM)24 min drive

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About this area


Located in Dortmund, a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof is in a shopping district and near a metro station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Westfalenpark Dortmund, while Westfalenhallen and Starlight Express Theater are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Signal Iduna Park or Helmut-Koernig-Halle.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Orchestra Center NRW - 1 min walk
  • St. Reinold's Church - 5 min walk
  • Thier-Galerie - 9 min walk
  • Dortmunder U - 10 min walk
  • Museum Ostwall - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Dortmund Central Station - 5 min walk
  • Kampstrasse U-Bahn - 6 min walk
  • AirportDortmund (DTM) - 24 min drive


  • Food Brother — 3 min walk
  • Kartoffel Lord — 3 min walk
  • Vabene — 4 min walk
  • Ban-Do — 4 min walk
  • Domicil — 4 min walk

About this property

a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof

Dortmund hostel in City-Ost, near Westfalenhallen
A bar/lounge, conference space, and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, a library, and express check-out are onsite. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and safes. TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities that guests will find include showers and free toiletries.
A&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof offers 105 accommodations with safes and complimentary toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Premium satellite television is provided.

Bathrooms include showers. This Dortmund hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: EUR 7.9 for adults and EUR 3.95 for children
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German

Business services

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space (1485 square feet)


  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • 27-inch TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels


  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Safe



Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10 per pet, per day
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A 7.5 percent city/local tax will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 7.9 for adults and EUR 3.95 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per day
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 7.50 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 10.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

A&O Dortmund Hauptbahnhof Hostel
A&O Hostel Dortmund
A O Dortmund Hauptbahnhof Hostel
A O Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof Dortmund
a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof and receive a full refund?
Yes, a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof?
As of Nov 23, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof on Nov 24, 2020 start from CA $48, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of EUR 10 per pet, per day.
How much is parking at a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime. Early check-in is available for a fee of EUR 7.50 (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof?
Check-out is at 10 AM. Late check-out is available for EUR 10.00 (subject to availability).
Where is a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof located?
Located in City-Ost, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Orchestra Center NRW and within 3 mi (5 km) of Signal Iduna Park and Westfalenhallen. Westfalenpark Dortmund is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away. Dortmund Central Station is only a 5-minute walk and Kampstrasse U-Bahn is 6 minutes.
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
not bad, affordable
It's ok for the price, not far from the train station
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very comfortable stay
Really good value for a hostel and good condition and comfort too.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean rooms, great breakfast selection, always pleasant staff, and amazing prices!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
Good location, cheap, but you get what you pay for
Simple hostel that also doubles as a hotel. Great location, but the cleanliness was not that great (not at least in my room).
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Comfortable rooms in central Dortmund
We spent one night with our dog at the hostel. The staff was friendly and they gave us a big room so we could be more comfortable with the dog. The room was newly renovated and clean. There are a lo of of near by restaurants. Overall we had a good stay.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

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