Exclusive Advantages for Teachers and their GroupExclusive Advantages for School Groups

School classes at a&o enjoy special advantages. We support you on your journey and make your time in our a&o Hotels and Hostels hopefully more enjoyable. All services are offered completely free of charge.

Special services for groups:

  • Free use of all meeting rooms
  • Free placement for groups in the desired category
  • Teacher use of the a&o Lounge
  • Special Guest Status


Free use of all meeting rooms

kostenlose Tagungsraumnutzung

We know how it is, when a lot of people go on a trip together. It’s especially important to come together before starting an exciting adventurous day and discuss how the day will play out.

To make this process a bit easier, you and your group are invited to use our meeting rooms free of charge as a gathering place.

You can find information in detail about the number, size and amenities of each meeting room for each city: https://www.aohostels.com/en/conferences (in the left column you can sort by city).

If you’d like a guaranteed reservation for your meeting, we recommend calling our Group Department at +49 30 80 947 5110 (available 24 hours a day). Our staff would be happy to reserve a meeting room in the a&o Hotels and Hostels of your choice.

If you’d like to use the space for instructional purposes, we can prepare a suitable quote on equipment and catering services for a surcharge. Overhead projectors and screens are provided to you free of charge. You can find an overview of our technology we provide on site as well as our snack offerings here.

Based on the number of rooms booked for your group, the conference room price is reduced by 5€. Furthermore, in the room rental rate, your desired seating arrangements and basic cleaning are included.

If you prefer not to reserve in advance, you can easily visit our reception desk
upon when you arrive and request a room. Our staff will be pleased to arrange a
suitable space for the length of time you desire.

Freiplatz für jede 21. PersonFree placement for Groups

When you travel as a group, every 21st person is awarded a complementary room placement. You can use it however you see fit. The free night applies for the entire duration of stay. Meals are completely complementary for every 21st person as well.




Gratis AO Lounge für Lehrer und Begleitera&o Lounges for Teachers*

Our a&o Lounge, which you can use as a rest area or to prepare your class trips, provide you with comfortable sofas, an electric kettle with coffee and tea, and a workstation with PC and printer, telephone and fax machine. International fax and domestic phone calls within Germany are completely complementary. Additionally, you’ll find local informational materials to take with you to guide you on your class trip.

The a&o Lounge is accessible with your room key card.

*available in a&o Amsterdam, a&o Berlin Friedrichshain, a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof, a&o Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof, a&o Frankfurt
Galluswarte, a&o Köln Neumarkt and a&o Wien Hauptbahnhof 


“Special Guest“ Status

Upon check-in, you’ll receive “Special Guest” Cards for you, other adult chaperones, and bus drivers. These cards entitle you to 24 hour complementary non-alcoholic fountain drinks.