The Best Hostels in Nuremberg

Nuremberg, a city in northern Bavaria, is distinguished by medieval architecture such as the fortifications and stone towers of its Altstadt (Old Town). At the northern edge of the Altstadt, surrounded by red-roofed buildings, stands Kaiserburg Castle. The central square contains the Schoener Brunnen, the gilded "beautiful fountain" with tiers of figures, and Frauenkirche, a 14th-century Gothic church. Nuremberg is an energetic place where the nightlife is intense and the beer is as dark as coffee. As one of Bavaria's biggest draws it is alive with visitors year-round, but especially during the spectacular Christmas market. For centuries, Nuremberg was the undeclared capital of the Holy Roman Empire and the preferred residence of most German kings, who kept their crown jewels here. Rich and stuffed with architectural wonders, it was also a magnet for famous artists. 'Nuremberg shines throughout Germany like a sun among the moon and stars,' gushed Martin Luther. By the 19th century, the city had become a powerhouse in Germany's industrial revolution. Much of the city was destroyed in WWII, but later, the painstaking reconstruction – using the original stone – of almost all the city's main buildings, including the castle and old churches in the Altstadt, returned the city to some of its former glory. Nuremberg is an attractive destination with plenty to see, and these hostels work as a great base for exploring the area.
How much do hostels in Nuremberg cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Nuremberg here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.

Dorm Bed from $31.78
Private Room from $31.78
Overall Rating: 93%
Frauentormauer 42, Nuremberg
Five Reasons Hotel & Hostel is located in the city center of Nuremberg, right next to the historic city wall. Most attractions, shops, and sightseeing spots are within easy walking distance and the nearest underground station is just a stone's throw away. The staff is happy to help you find your way around the city, pointing out all the can't-miss spots as well as recommending the best local restaurants and bars. The hostel offers a wide selection of local beers to enjoy while you chill out in the common area, meeting people from all over the world and sharing your experiences.

For those preferring other drinks, they have a small bar that serves a variety of drinks. The property offers different kinds of rooms to suit every budget and preference. For the socially inclined, they have stylish 4, 6, or 8 bed mixed dorms as well as extra female dorms. All dorms have lockers, private reading light and a socket for every bed. They also offer double rooms with shared facilities if you're looking for a little more privacy. All rooms have free Wi-Fi access and guests can use the fully equipped guest kitchen to cook their own meals. They also have private apartments available with space for up to 6 people and a private bathroom and kitchenette. Whether you are travelling by car, train, plane, bike, or on foot, Five Reasons Hotel & Hostel is easy to reach. The main train station is just a 10 minutes' walk and the nearest underground station "Opernhaus" is just one minute away. Linens are free with your stay and towels are available for hire.

Dorm Bed from $21.68
Private Room from $21.68
Overall Rating: 80%
Bahnhofstrasse 13-15, Nuremberg
The A&O Nuremberg is just 300 meters from the Central Station and the Altstadt. Because of the amazingly central location the A&O hostel is easy to reach by public transportation as well as by car, and offers you the ideal starting point for excursions into the city. The completely rebuilt and renovated building has rooms in various categories and is just a few minutes from Nuremburg Central Station by foot. With its enormous lobby and bar area, as well as its panorama bar, the location invites guests to relax and have fun. The A&O Nuremberg offers both modern rooms as well as an A&O Lounge and conference rooms to relax and work. The enormous lobby and bar, as well as the second bar on the rooftop terrace, invite you to relax and have fun after a full day. The house has its own parking spaces for guests arriving by car. There is a 24 hour reception, all you can eat breakfast for a small fee, 24 hours snacks available at the lobby-bar, free Wi-Fi in public areas and all rooms, multilingual and friendly staff, and ticket sale (walkabout, sight-seeing tours,’) and information. Linen is not included.

Private Room from $39.05
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Landgrabenstr. 25, Nuremberg
You'll love this hotel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, and cable tv. Wi-fi, parking, towels included, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.

Private Room from $52.83
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 97%
Comeniusstraße 1, Nuremberg
You'll love this hotel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Wi-fi and towels included are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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