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a&o Youth Hostel in Dortmund

Is Dortmund your next destination, and are you looking for cheap and comfortable accommodation for school trips or family holidays? At our a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof youth hostel, you will enjoy community spirit and comfort at a reasonable price. Take advantage of all a&o has to offer, and sleep in the comfortable beds and rooms at our hostels as a solo traveller or group – all with the a&o best price guarantee and no membership required. You can choose from various types of rooms including comfortable family rooms, single and twin rooms, as well as shared rooms. We offer a wide range of services including a 24-hour reception desk, lobby and bar (which are always open), and much more. With the central location of the a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof youth hostel in the heart of the city, you can quickly reach all interesting spots inf Dortmund and the surrounding area on foot or by public transport.

Set out on a tour of discovery through the Ruhr metropolis, once famed for its coal and steel: Dortmund’s city centre offers countless parks to relax in, the popular Westenhellweg shopping mile, the opera house, theatre and concert hall, the Florianturm tower, the prestigious Westfalenhallen arena and events venue, and the Signal Iduna football stadium. Various art galleries round off the attractions in this remarkably multi-faceted industrial city in the Ruhr Valley. Your accommodation at our a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof youth hostel in the city centre is a perfect starting point for the many activities that Dortmund and the Ruhr Valley have to offer.


Our Youth Hostel in Dortmund

a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
9 €   from / night
single-/double room 14 €
dorm rooms 9 €
0,3 km from city centre
Super centrally located, with the famous "U" just around the corner. Plus our own Crocodile Bar & comfy beds for the night! Free Wi-Fi!
24h service Kids' corner Meetings Tickets Wi-Fi / Internet Washing machine


a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
single-/double room 14 €
dorm rooms 9 €
0,3 km from city centre
Super centrally located, with the famous "U" just around the corner. Plus our own Crocodile Bar & comfy beds for the night! Free Wi-Fi!
24h service Kids' corner Meetings Tickets Wi-Fi / Internet Washing machine

Dortmund highlights

  • Museums such as the LWL (museum of industry), German Football Museum, and more.
  • Borussia Dortmund & Signal Iduna stadium
  • Westenhellweg, Dortmund's shopping mile
  • Rombergpark botanical garden & zoo
  • Unique industrial history
  • Florianturm tower

Benefits of a&o youth hostels

  • Top location
  • Low prices
  • Consistent quality
  • Community spirit
  • Free WiFi
  • All-you-can-eat breakfast

Stay at a&o youth hostels without a membership: the flexible way to discover Dortmund

Unlike youth hostels operated by the German Youth Hostel Association (DJH), you don’t need to be a member to stay at our a&o youth hostels. With a&o you pay only for your overnight stay plus any services you use such as our activity programme. Our a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof youth hostel in the middle of the city centre is ideal for school trips, families, backpackers, and groups. Stay in large and modern furnished rooms in a top location for a low price! With us, you’ll surely recover from the stress of travel. Our friendly staff at the reception desk are available around the clock to help whenever you need it. Enjoy your stay in our comfortable shared rooms at the a&o Dortmund youth hostel. After breakfast, you’ll be feeling refreshed, revitalised, and ready to get to know Dortmund and its sights. From our centrally located Dortmund hostel, you’ll quickly reach every destination.

Excursions in and around Dortmund: activity programmes for school trips and family holidays

When you’re on a school trip or family holidays, you want to have a wide range of leisure options available. That’s why we offer travellers activity programmes on request. Once you return to the hostel, play a round of table football and billiards or settle down and watch some Sky Premium TV or surf the web using our free high-speed internet connection. Our friendly staff will be happy to provide you with tips for things to do. If you’re planning a presentation, course, or similar activity with your school class, you can use the meeting rooms at the a&o Dortmund youth hostel. Our hire bikes are perfect for active pursuits and city tours. Take advantage of our many options and enjoy a diverse stay with your group at our a&o youth hostel.

We’ve also got your catering needs covered: our youth hostels offer an extensive breakfast buffet in the mornings for 7 euros; children up to 6 years old get breakfast free of charge, from age 7 and up it is half price, and young adults aged 18 years and over pay the full price. For groups of 10 or more, we also offer dinner (by arrangement). If required, we can prepare packed lunches for you for 6 euros (there is a 50 cent discount for groups of 10 or more). These include a sandwich, fruit, confectionery bar, and a drink. Our snack bar is always open if you're feeling peckish in between meals.

Please let us know how we can help you plan your upcoming stay at a&o Dortmund youth hostel. If you would like some ideas for an activity programme or tips to book excursions to theme parks, zoos, museums, bike tours, some information on transport connections, and anything else, we’re happy to help! Book you stay in Dortmund now with the a&o Best Price Guarantee!

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