Best Hostels in Dusseldorf for Backpackers and Budget Travellers
Dusseldorf is a city in western Germany that sits along the Rhine River. It's also the capital of the state North Rhine-Westphalia and is an economic center for the country. It's a densely populated city that is famous for its active nightlife, fashion industry, and carnival. It also hosts a number of trade fairs and events throughout the year.
The city was heavily destroyed during World War 2 and today it has a lot of modern architecture. The Old Town is still a popular place to visit and it was rebuilt following historic plans on the original foundation walls. Today many tourists go to the old town to shop or visit the popular bars at night. Within one square kilometer there are about 260 bars and coffee shops.
Dusseldorf has a limited selection of hostels but there are a good number of budget hotels around town. If you're looking for the atmosphere of a hostel, then there are a couple of options that are affordable but perhaps more than you would expect to pay.
A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.
Dorm Bed: $23.60
Backpackers Duesseldorf is probably the most popular hostel in the city. It is centrally located and convenient to tourist attractions. It's about a fifteen minute walk from the famous Altstadt. It's about a fifteen minute walk to the "Landtag" Parliamentary Building, and the Television Tower. It's ten minutes to the Old Town and twenty minutes by tram to the Aquazoo.
This hostel also includes a variety of amenities for guests including a communal kitchen, a lounge area, and public computers. Although the hostel doesn't have a bar, there is a vending machine with beer available and there are plenty of places for guests to relax and hang out. There's also a game room where you can play video games.
Every morning they serve a continental breakfast that includes several kinds of breads, cereal, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. The staff here is multilingual and can help you with any questions or concerns that you might have.
There are single and twin private rooms available as well as four, six, and ten bed dorms. All rooms use shared bathrooms.
Fuerstenwall 180 40215 ,
A good option for budget travellers.
Dorm Bed: $43.76
The City Youth Hostel in Dusseldorf is an affordable place to stay that is clean and comfortable. It's kind of a mix between a hostel and hotel because it offers dormitory style rooms (as well as private rooms) but it doesn't have the social atmosphere that you'd hope for in a backpacker's hostel. It's a simple and basic place to stay but it has everything a budget traveler might need. There are both dorms and private rooms available. Private rooms include singles and doubles that are equipped with televisions and internet connections. Dorms sleep up to four people and are split by gender. Breakfast is available to guests and is quite good.
Internet is available for free if you are under 27, but otherwise you have to pay for it and prices can be quite high. The surrounding neighborhood has an authentic feel, but it is a bit removed from the tourist attractions. If you're in town to visit the historical heart of the city, the location can be a bit inconvenient.
Düsseldorfer Strasse 1 ,
Hotel Alt Dusseldorf is a popular hotel with budget travelers in Dusseldorf. It's conveniently located in the historical district in the city and is just a few steps from the Burgplatz Square. The Heinrich-Heine-Allee subway station is just forty yards away from the hotel.
The hotel has comfortable rooms that are clean and quiet. There is a free breakfast that is served every morning and there are lots of restaurants and bars in the surrounding neighborhoods that are easy to walk to. The hotel also has free wi-fi in all of the public spaces. It can get a bit loud at night as there is an active nightlife scene in the neighborhood, but this is fun for those who want to go out drinking for the night. If you're looking for a backpacker's hostel atmosphere, then this isn't the place for you, but it's a good, centrally located budget hotel that is clean and comfortable.
This hotel has single, twin, double, and three or four bed private rooms available. Every room has its own attached bathroom and comfortable furnishings.
Hunsrückenstr. 11 Düsseldorf -Altstadt ,
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