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Jugendherberge Helmarshausen
Jugendherberge Helmarshausen
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Helmarshausen Youth Hostel in Hesse is located only about 1,000 m away from the city centre and surrounded by spacious green grounds. The impressive building is made of regional sand stone and timberwork, and exudes a homely atmosphere in a contemporary setting.

Conferences and music in a timbered house
The Youth Hostel welcomes its guests to a timbered castle with a cosy atmosphere: The Hostel is ideal for larger workshops, for music groups or school trips (4th to 8th grade). Conference equipment, WLAN hotspot, three pianos and an electronic piano are available for guests. Families are welcome, too! The grounds include an adventure playground, three covered barbecue areas (one of which for 100 guests), bonfire site, football, volleyball and basketball fields. Upon request, our kitchen staff can prepare special meals for vegetarians or guests suffering from allergies etc. The local "Bürgerhaus" hall (300 seats, stage) can be rented for e.g. choir performances. Pottery, canoe tours, archery or baking stick bread are popular leisure activities. The "Feel Good" programme offers unforgettable climbing or outdoor survival experiences for your team.

Prices

B&B fromHB fromFB from
21.50 €26.00 €27.50 €

Location & Directions

The Youth Hostel is located on the edge of the Reinhardswald forest, only about 1000 m from the city centre.

Amenities

The large Hostel has 202 beds in 59 rooms with two, four and six beds each, 12 of which are rooms for group leaders with en-suite shower and toilet. 32 rooms are particularly suitable for families.

Conference equipment

Room
Room
Floor space
Floor space
Maximum number of participants
Maximum number of participants
Rent per Day
Rent per Day
Kino
Cinema
Parlament
Parliament
Block
Block
U-Form
U-shape block
Kreis
Circle
TR 1
TR 1
35 sqm
35 sqm
20
20
9
9
12
12
10
10
20
20
upon request
upon request
TR 2/3
TR 2/3
44 sqm
44 sqm
30
30
20
20
20
20
-
-
30
30
upon request
upon request
Blauer Salon
Blauer Salon
91 sqm
91 sqm
60
60
40
40
30
30
25
25
60
60
upon request
upon request
TR 6
TR 6
16 sqm
16 sqm
15
15
12
12
8
8
9
9
15
15
upon request
upon request
TR 7
TR 7
53 sqm
53 sqm
30
30
20
20
20
20
20
20
30
30
upon request
upon request
Kombi TR 6/7
Kombi TR 6/7
69 sqm
69 sqm
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
40
40
upon request
upon request
TR Dach
TR Dach
100 sqm
100 sqm
80
80
30
30
30
30
25
25
100
100
upon request
upon request
Mehrzweckhalle
Mehrzweckhalle
120 sqm
120 sqm
100
100
60
60
50
50
45
45
80
80
upon request
upon request
Inquire now

Conference equipment: Blackboard, CD player, DVD player, Flip chart, Internet access (WLAN), Magnetic board, Metaplan board, Microphone system, Overhead projector, Pin board, Presentation case, Projector, Screen, Slide projector, Speaker's desk, Stereo system, TV set, White board

Musical equipment

Room
Room
Floor space
Floor space
Maximum number of participants
Maximum number of participants
Floor
Floor
Daylight
Daylight
Rent per day
Rent per day
Choir
Choir
Orchestra
Orchestra
Blauer Salon
Blauer Salon
91 sqm
91 sqm
60
60
30
30
Yes
Yes
upon request
upon request
Kombi PR 6/7
Kombi PR 6/7
69 sqm
69 sqm
40
40
20
20
Yes
Yes
upon request
upon request
Mehrzweckhalle
Mehrzweckhalle
120 sqm
120 sqm
100
100
50
50
Yes
Yes
upon request
upon request
PR 1
PR 1
35 sqm
35 sqm
20
20
10
10
Yes
Yes
upon request
upon request
PR 2/3
PR 2/3
44 sqm
44 sqm
30
30
15
15
Yes
Yes
upon request
upon request
PR 6
PR 6
16 sqm
16 sqm
15
15
6
6
Yes
Yes
upon request
upon request
PR 7
PR 7
53 sqm
53 sqm
30
30
15
15
Yes
Yes
upon request
upon request
PR Dach
PR Dach
100 sqm
100 sqm
80
80
40
40
AF
AF
Yes
Yes
upon request
upon request
Inquire now

Rehearsal room equipment: Digital piano, Piano, Stereo equipment

Leisure activities

Leisure activities

  • Stroll through the old alleyways of Helmarshausen with their timbered houses, see the old fortifications and the old abbey building.
  • Go on an outing to Bad Karlshafen, the baroque city founded in 1699 just around the corner from Helmarshausen, and see the Huguenot museum and the splendid town hall.
  • Romantic boat tour on the Weser river.
  • Bakery with pizza oven.
  • Sababurg animal park.
  • Italian night (pizza baking).
  • Torch-lit nighttime walk to Krukenburg castle .
  • Pottery course - pottery on the Hostel grounds with workshop, exhibition, stoneware from the wood-fired kiln and a range of courses (Gess Pottery).
  • Canoe tours, archery.
  • Bake stick bread by the bonfire.
  • Corvey abbey and castle.
  • Kristallweserbergland thermal bath with hot salt water source.
  • The Hostel also offers programmes for three or more days focusing on "Fairy Tales", "Nature", music and art for families, and "Feel Good" programmes for school classes or groups. The Youth Hostel management is happy to help its guests plan tours and leisure activities in the area.

Contact

Youth Hostel Helmarshausen

Gottsbürener Str. 15
34385 Bad Karlshafen

phone: +49 5672 1027
fax: +49 5672 2976

jh-helmarshausen@jugendherberge.de


Management
Sebastian Freitag

Opening hours


The Hostel is open all year round (except for Christmas).

Deutsche Bahn

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