Further view of the Rhine valley with its castles and palaces

  • Surrounded by vineyards, the lovely St. Goar Lorelei Youth Hostel is located beneath Rheinfels Castle in the valley of the Lorelei, and offers extensive views across the Rhine Valley with its many castles and palaces. The Lorelei is the most romantic stretch of the Middle Rhine and known throughout the world.
  • St. Goar Youth Hostel has 103 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Each room is equipped with a shower/WC.
  • Bistro, café/bar, snack area, dining room, play area.
  • The Youth Hostel has 5 common rooms and function rooms of varying sizes for to 40 people, fully equipped for events, conferences, workshops, project days and music camps.
  • Leisure programmes for a thrilling family holiday.
  • Activity programmes for exciting school trips.
  • Table football, pinball, board games, vaulted party cellar, table tennis, basketball hoop, playing field, Rhine terrace, barbecue area.
  • At St. Goar Youth Hostel we welcome families, groups of schoolchildren, seminar and conference participants, choirs and music groups, holidaymakers, cyclists, ramblers and, of course, individual guests.
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Closing time

The youth hostel is being modernized and reopened in 2019.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.50 € 32.50 € 35.50

Prices 2019

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.50 € 32.50 € 35.50

St. Goar Lorelei Youth Hostel is located beneath Rheinfels Castle and offers extensive views across the Rhine Valley with its many castles and palaces. The Lorelei is the most romantic stretch of the Middle Rhine and a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • 103 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Each room is equipped with a shower/WC.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
    cinema
  • parliament
    parliament
  • block
    block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
    circle
Floor Rent per day
Tagungsraum 59 sqm 40 20 20 20 - 1 free of charge
Burg Rheinfels 26 sqm 15 12 12 12 - GF free of charge
Burg Maus 35 sqm 25 15 18 18 - GF free of charge
Burg Katz 48 sqm 40 20 25 25 - GF free of charge
Conference equipment

blackboard, CD player, DVD player, flip chart, overhead projector, pin board, projector, screen, slide projector, speaker's desk, stereo system, TV set, whiteboard

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
- - - - - - no free of charge
Rehearsal room equipment

piano, stereo / PA equipment

Activities for guests of St. Goar Youth Hostel

In 2002 the valley of the Loreley, a wonderful natural landscape, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Countless romantic little castles and palaces can be admired to the left and right of the Rhine. The little town of St. Goar is nestled in the heart of these magnificent surroundings, which visitors can explore on foot, by bike or even by boat. A jousting tournament with a medieval market and the large "Rhine in Flames" firework display are not to be missed.

Sightseeing and excursions

  • Lorelei with visitors' centre
  • collegiate church
  • walks
  • "Rhine Castles" hiking trail
  • "Rheinsteig" hiking trail
  • cycle tours along the Rhine, in the Hunsrück or on the slopes of the Taunus mountain range
  • Rheinfels Castle and museum
  • Rheinland-Palatinate Bear and Puppet Museum
  • jousting tournament and medieval market
  • "Rhine in Flames" large firework display
  • heated outdoor pool
  • area for ball games, children's playground and crazy golf
  • tennis, sports ground and "Rheinfels" Hall
  • sightseeing in Mainz, including a visit to the Cathedral and the Gutenberg Museum
  • walk to the "Loreleyblick" and "Pointed Rock" viewing points
  • boat trip to Pfalz Castle at Kaub
  • Rüdesheim, with the Niederwald Monument and the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments
  • sightseeing in Koblenz, including the "Deutsches Eck" headland and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • visit Marksburg Castle in Braubach
  • Kastellaun, with its lower castle and barefoot path