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bon marché hôtel Bochum
1 out of 5
Cruismannstr 39, Bochum, NW
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The price is CA $56 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 4
Located in Am Zillertal, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Starlight Express Theater, German Mining Museum, and Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum. Bismarck Tower ...
3.3/5 (231 reviews)
Better to sleep outside
"It was disgusting would want anyone else to book this Hello Hotel"

Reviewed on Oct. 12, 2020

bon marché hôtel Bochum
Jugendherberge Duisburg Sportpark Hostel
2 out of 5
Kruppstr. 9, Duisburg, NW
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The price is CA $56 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 22
Located in Duisburg Mitte, this hostel is steps from Sportpark Duisburg and Schauinsland-Reisen-Arena. Sportpark Wedau and Sana Kliniken Duisburg are also within ...
4.2/5Excellent! (39 reviews)
Hostel in Dusseldorf
"I didn't realize I was booking a hostel so was a bit skeptical when we arrived as I had never stayed in one before. We were a group of 4 women and they put us in a room with four bunk beds. I was very pleasantly surprised with the cleanliness of the hostel which was about 12 miles from the Dusseldorf ..."

Reviewed on Nov. 12, 2019

Jugendherberge Duisburg Sportpark Hostel
Jugendherberge Duisburg Landschaftspark - Hostel
2 out of 5
Lösorter Str 133, Duisburg, NW
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The price is CA $51 per night from Sep 24 to Sep 24
Located in Meiderich, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Landscape Park and 3 mi (4.8 km) from DITIB Merkez Mosque. Mercatorhalle Duisburg and Theater Duisburg ...
3.6/5Good! (23 reviews)
Good
"It was very nice stay , room was like a hostel .very expensive .. One thing I am surprised that till now it has not been counted as a night in my number .. Please add .."

Reviewed on Nov. 13, 2019

Jugendherberge Duisburg Landschaftspark - Hostel
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BOLA Kulturhostel - Hostel
2 out of 5
Herbergsweg 1, Bochum, NW
Located in Dahlhausen, this hostel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Railway Museum Bochum and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Burg Altendorf. Alfried Krupp Hospital Steele and Industry ...
3.3/5 (25 reviews)
"Not worth 64 Euro, it’s a hostel... Too far from downtown Bochum Parking is difficult. Probably really good for school classes and people on bikes."

Reviewed on Nov. 15, 2018

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BOLA Kulturhostel - Hostel
chillten bottrop
2 out of 5
Gungstr. 3, Bottrop, NW
The price is CA $126 per night from Oct 9 to Oct 9
Located in Boy, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Alpincenter Bottrop and Indoor Skydiving Bottrop. Veltins-Arena and Sea Life Oberhausen are also within ...
4/5Very Good! (55 reviews)
"Handy motel, has a relaxed atmosphere and is very social. Staff are great!"

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2018

chillten bottrop
Goalfever Sports & Guesthouse - Hostel
1 out of 5
Heßlerstraße 37, Essen
Located in Altenessen, this hostel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Zeche Carl and within 3 mi (5 km) of Zollverein Coal Mine World Heritage Site and Alpincenter Bottrop. ...
2.5/5 (2 reviews)
"Unterkunft war geschlossen. Wir mussten ein anderes Hotel suchen."

Reviewed on Jan. 2, 2020

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Goalfever Sports & Guesthouse - Hostel
DJH Jugendgästehaus Bermuda3Eck Bochum - Hostel
2 out of 5
Humboldtstraße 59-63, Bochum, NRW
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The price is CA $128 per night from Sep 24 to Sep 24
Located in Marienkirche, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Anneliese Brost Musikforum Ruhr and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Starlight Express Theater. Bochum Civic ...
4.4/5Excellent! (5 reviews)
"- Great location. Very close to the main train station, restaurants and bars. - Stayed in a private room. The cleanliness and amenities of the room was really good."

Reviewed on Feb. 6, 2020

DJH Jugendgästehaus Bermuda3Eck Bochum - Hostel
The Cozy Hostel Oberhausen
1 out of 5
Friedrich-Karl-Straße 28, Oberhausen, NRW
Situated in Oberhausen, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of LVR Industrial Museum, Oberhausen Congress Centre, and Theater Oberhausen. Konig Pilsener Arena ...
3/5 (22 reviews)
Very clean, host very helpful, fit the bill!
"I was pleasantly surprised to see how clean this place was. Yes it is a 5 story walk up and there was no Wi-Fi. But it was immaculate, very comfortable, very close to the train station, and the host was extremely helpful. I would stay there again!"

Reviewed on May 31, 2019

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The Cozy Hostel Oberhausen
Stadt Hostel Nordstern
Stoppenberger Str. 20, Essen
Located in Stadtbezirke I, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Old Synagogue, University of Duisburg-Essen, and Essen Cathedral. Grillo-Theater and Philharmonie ...
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Stadt Hostel Nordstern
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the niu Cobbles

the niu Cobbles

3.5 out of 5
Friedrichstraße 43, Essen, NW
The price is CA $50 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
4.4/5Excellent! (103 reviews)
"Nice quit different place with nice and kind employees, wich all the best to them❤️"

Reviewed on Mar. 19, 2021

the niu Cobbles
Select Hotel Handelshof Essen

Select Hotel Handelshof Essen

4 out of 5
Am Hauptbahnhof 2, Essen, NW
The price is CA $61 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 22
4.2/5Very Good! (872 reviews)
"Great location - right opposite the station, which is why I come back to the Handelshof. The rooms are of a decent size. Harry's Bar is good for pre and post dinner drinks. However, there are a couple of negative. Firstly I've had several rooms where the air-conditioning is annoyingly loud - and ..."

Reviewed on Feb. 17, 2020

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Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen

Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen

4 out of 5
Bismarckstr. 48-50, Essen, NW
The price is CA $83 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 22
4.4/5Wonderful! (441 reviews)
"Staff was super friendly. When they saw it was my birthday they gave us a voucher for 2 drinks at their bar. Room is spacious. Restaurants are close."

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2021

Mercure Hotel Plaza Essen
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Essen, one of the 7 hostels here might be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Essen for a lower cost, so you can save more for sightseeing. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its theaters and live music venues.

Hostels in Essen

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to look first:

The Cozy Hostel Oberhausen - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Oberhausen Central Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as tour/ticket assistance. You'll find desks, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water in all rooms.

BOLA Kulturhostel - Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and tour/ticket assistance. You'll find showers in all rooms.

DJH Jugendgästehaus Bermuda3Eck Bochum - Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Bochum Ehrenfeld S-Bahn and Bochum Rathaus U-Bahn. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. You'll find towels, showers, and linens in all rooms.

Jugendherberge Duisburg Sportpark Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Grunewald U-Bahn. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a sauna. You'll find showers and desks in all rooms.

Jugendherberge Duisburg Landschaftspark - Hostel - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. Rooms come with showers and desks.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Essen?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 50° F and nighttime temperatures average 32° F
  • April-June: 68° F is the daytime average and 39° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 71° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 60° F during the day and 33° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 34.41 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Essen?

Depending on your interests, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Messe Essen
  • CentrO
  • Veltins-Arena
Natural Features
  • Stadtgarten
  • Grugapark Botanical Garden
  • Baldeneysee
Cultural Attractions
  • Starlight Express Theater
  • Colosseum Theater
  • Philharmonie Essen

Overall, Essen is known for its:

  • Theater
  • Art
  • Shopping
  • Opera
  • Live music
  • Museums
  • Sports
  • Cultural attractions

How to Get to Essen and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), 15.9 mi (25.7 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Dortmund (DTM), situated 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Nearby metro stations include Hirschlandplatz U-Bahn, Berliner Platz U-Bahn, and Bismarckplatz U-Bahn. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Essen Central Station, Essen-Kray Süd Station, or Essen-Borbeck S-Bahn.

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