Amenities

Amenities

The youth hostel was extensively modernized in 2007-2208. 186 beds in 48 two- to six-bed rooms all with shower/toilet, 6 rooms suitable for wheelchair users, 6 common rooms, dining room, bistro in the reception area, football field, barbecue area, Internet terminal, WLAN, table tennis, table football, pinball machine, games, piano, sun terrace.



Comfortable and modern amenities await you in Essen Cultural Hostel. All rooms are invitingly furnished and have a private bathroom with shower and toilet. A match of table football or on the football field provides a bit of sporting action now and then. In the evening, the sun terrace, bistro or even the barbecue site is a popular meeting place where guests can get to know each other.

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Located in the coal-mining area and at the same time in the countryside: just step outside the hostel and you can start enjoying unforgettable experiences in the countryside with the whole family. On Lake Baldeney and at the Seaside Beach, water sports, playgrounds and lots of relaxation await you. You can easily explore many of the 40 stations along the "European Route of Industrial Heritage" by bike. You definitely don't want to miss the Zeche Zollverein? Then take a look at the Essen "Stadtgeschenk" ("Town Gift") for families: if you book the "Essen Weltkult(o)ur" economy package, you'll also get tickets for a city tour and the Ruhr Museum at Zollverein in addition to 3 nights in a family room.
Travelling with people with restricted mobility? In Essen Youth Hostel, you can look forward to a hassle-free stay. Six rooms on the ground floor and four conference rooms are barrier-free. The bistro and grill can also be easily accessed by wheelchair.

  • Rooms: 6 on the ground floor. Door width: 81 cm
  • Sanitary facilities: not in rooms, but in the hallway on the ground floor. Door width: 81 cm.
  • Access is always barrier-free
  • Fittings in the sanitary facilities: washbasins are accessible by wheelchair, a shower seat is available, grab rails next to the toilet and in the shower, wheelchair-accessible shower
  • Common/conference rooms: 5, 4 of them ​​barrier-free. Daytime toilets. Door width: at least 90 cm for common/conference rooms and dining room
  • Lift: no lift
  • Access/entrance to the hostel: entrance via a long ramp. Door width: 99 cm
  • Car park: 100 m away. The way to the entrance is barrier-free.
  • Public transportation: the bus stop is 200 m away. The way to the hostel is wheelchair-accessible.
  • Medical care: hospital: 1 km
  • Doctor: 1 km
  • Additional offers for wheelchairs: bistro, barbecue area
Essen Cultural Hostel is located on four popular cycling routes in the Rhineland: the Kaiser-Route, the Route of Industrial Heritage, the (Ruhr Valley Cycle Route and the German Football Route. No wonder the hostel is popular with cyclists. The hostel is also a Bed & Bike hostel, i.e. it has been certified by the ADFC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrrad-Club - General German Bicycle Club) as being bike-friendly accommodation. Whether you're planning a short stopover or a cycling holiday, the safe storage of your bicycles, drying facilities for wet clothes and an ADFC repair kit ensure you have a relaxing stay.
  • "Bed & Bike" accommodation
  • Next bicycle rental: 1.5 km
  • Next bike shop: 1 km
  • Extras: ADFC repair kit available