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Weltempfanger Backpacker Hostel & Cafe

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Dear travelers:Welcome to the Weltempfänger Hostel & CaféOur backpacker hostel in Cologne presents you with all the services of a charming hostel. Ideally located in Ehrenfeld, northwest of the city center, we are easily reached by public transport. We offer comfortable accomodation at a low price. Cologne is famous for its friendly atmosphere and that's why it is our duty to provide every person friendly service to make you feel at home.Beside our enclosed café you will find lots of restaurants, a bunch of stylish and old-fashioned bars, night clubs, theater, cinemas, shopping, green parks for relaxing etc. all this within walking distance. For self catering we offer kitchen facilities in the common room. Our café provides fully breakfast with coffee, tea etc. We also serve afternoon tea with a delicious slice of cake or a relaxing glas of wine or beer with friends in the evening.Our hostel is a very good starting point to explore the city of Cologne, this might happen i.e. with one of our rentable bicycles.We are looking forward to accomodate you in our hostel!!Die WELTempfänger [Worldreceiver]
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
83Good for walkers
Grade: 83 out of 100
37Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
7Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

The 4 bed female ensuite room is spacious, clean and well aired, with all necessary facilities and storage space. The receptionist lady (I forgot to get her name) was very helpful. The hostel is close to a Lebanese restaurant that makes amazing doughnut-shape falafels, Basic...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

When we first arrived, we didn't feel welcome showing up, and multiple workers made us feel as though we are an inconvenience. There are a lot of doors to go through making it slow and isolated. There is a door to outside, a door to...More

Thank cndjonno
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The place is bit far from the city centre, however it is located next to u-Bahn which is good. A bar located within the property is nice and generally not that loud. Be careful when arriving in odd hours as they have dedicated check-in timings....More

Thank Mahevish
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and nice cozy atmosphere with regular live bands and great all-around setting. Located directly next to U-Bahn PiusstraBe ideal for a weekend to explore in and around Cologne. Rooms and bathrooms are basic but quiet from outside noise and have lockers to store...More

Thank 680niekj
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

1. For the price i really should not be complaining 2. However, it said it be a backpacker hostel, I had some very interesting people (not being backpackers and actually being kinda old) as roommate. But that's nothing to be complaining​ about. 3. The staff...More

Thank Pia H
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"no lift, so travelers with heavy luggage should ask for a room on 1st or 2nd floor"
annbord
5 Dec 2016
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"I slept in the dorm of 6 with a friend of mine and another friend had to sleep in the dorm of 4.. al fine,..."
JasperC474
7 Apr 2015
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"The room number 1 (6 beds) is very noisy (loads of sounds coming from the Venloer Straße. But it's..."
Guardafui
17 Aug 2014
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"I was on the 1st floor (actually it is 2nd - after the ground, cafe). All rooms are fine. In the corner..."
GennadyKarasev
23 Oct 2013
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PRICE RANGE
US$21 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
GermanyNorth Rhine-WestphaliaCologneEhrenfeld
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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