A&O Hostels

A&O Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof

A&O Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof

Bahnhofplatz 14-16
Deutschland - 76137 Karlsruhe

T: +49 30 80 947 5109

1,9 km from city center
  • Fair: 1,2 km
  • Airport: 40 km
  • Railway station: 0,1 km
  • &Public transport: 0,1 km
Check-in: 15 Uhr
Check-out: 10 Uhr
Weekend-Check-Out: 11 Uhr
24h Service
Hotel Bar
WLAN / Internet
Lounge TV

The A&O Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof opened its doors to guests in August 2012. The hotel and hostel offers visitors modernly furnished rooms with a comfy lobby area and funsport facilities such as billiard.
The house has formerly been run as "Hotel Residenz".


As the name A&O Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof (train station) already reveals, it has got the ideal connection to public transport. In only takes two minutes to get to the train station and next bus stop which makes it very convenient to explore the city. In addition, there are plenty of parking facilities nearby.


Apart from its central location the unique highlight of A&O Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof is the huge lobby with its bar, making a drink the most pleasant thing in the world after a long day of sightseeing.

Walking direction

Leave Karlsruhe Central Station via the Northern exit and after a 50m walk along Bahnhofplatz you will see our A&O Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof.

By train

Take the S-Bahn 31, 32, 4, 51, all directly heading to Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) or Bahnhofsvorplatz. The A&O Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof is only a 2 minutes walk from the train stop.

Get the latest infomation on public transportation in Karlsruhe: http://www.kvv.de/ - Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund (KVV)

By tram

Metro/ Tram lines 2,4,6 stop at Ebertstraße. Walk along Ebertstraße from there and after 200m you're there!

By plane

The next airport is Baden AirPark – Airport Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, about 40 km from A&O Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof. It's really easy to get to the A&O from there: Take the Baden-Airpark Express --> bus line 140 for 10€ (5€ for kids, group discount available: see www.hahn-express.de for details) and go directly to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof (duration about 40 min, arrival at South Exit). From there it's only a 2 minute walk (see: Walking direction).

By car

From North: Leave the A5 at junction 45-Karlsruhe-Mitte heading in the direction of Rheinhafen, follow the K9652 and K9657 and take the exit to Zentrum/ Kongresszentrum. Keep driving on Ettlinger Allee/L561, keep left in order to stay on it. Turn right into Ebertstraße that leads you directly to Bahnhofplatz. We'll come you there!

From South: Leave the A8 and get in the right line at the exit 41-Dreieck in A5 direction Frankfurt/Mannheim/Landau (Pfalz)/ Karlsruhe. Then take the exit 45-Karlsruhe-Mitte and drive towards Landau (Pfalz), follow the K9652 and K9657 and take the exit to Zentrum/ Kongresszentrum. Keep driving on Ettlinger Allee/L561, keep left in order to stay on it. Turn right into Ebertstraße that leads you directly to Bahnhofplatz. And voilà: you've arrived!


vom 2015-01-23
sehr gutes Preis-Leistungsverhältnis.


vom 2015-01-22
Das Zimmer war klein, aber mit allem ausgestattet.


vom 2015-01-20
Sehr gut angebunden. Zimmer zweckmäßig eingerichtet, aber sauber und in Ordnung.


vom 2015-01-20
Die Lage des Hostels ist super, mit direktem Anschluss an die S-Bahn. Die Zimmer sind sehr ordentlich und das Frühstück gut, allerdings war es nachts oft sehr laut und unruhig im Hostel.


vom 2015-01-19


vom 2015-01-18
Sauberes Zimmer, freundliche Rezeption



Market Square with Pyramid (4.00 km)

Federal Court (1.80 km)

Federal Constitutional Court (2.40 km)

Memorial Ständehaus (1.90 km)

Majolika Manufaktur Karlsruhe (3.40 km)

District of Durlach (7.10 km)

Turmberg (7.30 km)

Prinz-Max-Palais (2.20 km)

Ducal Chapel grave Karlsruhe (3.80 km)

State Art Gallery (2.40 km)

Friedrichplatz (8.80 km)

Kaiserplatz (2.30 km)

Cafe – and Restaurant Quarter

Ludwigsplatz (1.90 km)

Opera/Theater/Concert House

Baden State Theater Karlsruhe (1.50 km)

Sandkorntheater (2.60 km)

Kammertheater Karlsruhe (2.00 km)

Castles and Parks

Karlsruhe Palace (2.40 km)

Castle Gottesaue (3.00 km)

Zoo and Aquaria

Zoological Garden City (0.70 km)


Shopping Streets

Kaiserstraße (2.00 km)


Post Gallery (2.00 km)

Ettlinger Tor Einkaufszentrum (1.40 km)



Our apartments, suitable for 4 persons, are located in the heart of the city. They are a clever low-budget alternative to a normal hotel stay in Berlin with prices from 64€ per night! Located in a quiet and green backyard guests can experience the "real" Berlin attitude towards life. That is why wood flooring, high ceilings and rear house charm is a must! The spacious apartments have both a living area with a sofa bed as well as a kitchenette and a modern bathroom with shower.


Situated directly across the A&O Berlin Mitte, you can pick up the keys to your apartment at the front desk of the hotel and then comfortably move into your apartment in Berlin across the street. Of course, you can also use all hotel services as our guest. You are already in the very center of "trendy" Berlin; the East Side Gallery and the creative district of Kreuzberg being just around the corner. The S-Bahn station Ostbahnhof or the subway station Heinrich-Heine-Straße are within walking distance.

Sie sind bereits mitten im Zentrum des “szenigen“ Berlins; die East Side Gallery und das kreative Kreuzberg sind gleich um die Ecke und auch der Ostbahnhof oder die U-Bahn-Station Heinrich-Heine-Straße sind in nur wenigen Gehminuten zu erreichen.


The A&O apartments in Berlin Mitte are something for Berlin lovers with a longing for an urban living environment! With prices from only 64 € per night including final cleaning a top offer especially for couples, families or friends! You can book the apartment as a category under "Hotel Berlin Mitte" for 4 persons.


All services listed under A&O Berlin Mitte can be used for free, such as free Wi-Fi in the lobby or the East Side bar. Our reception staff gladly books event tickets for you or highlights great tours or spots on our free maps. In addition, you find our complimentary hotel magazine INHOUSE in your apartment providing interesting city suggestions, maps, cultural and nightlife tips.