Welcome in Wernigerode Culture|Youth Hostel

In a peaceful setting this Youth Hostel awaits you. Not far from the old town center, our house offers you the chance to explore Wernigerode and the surrounding area, in addition to the numerous recreational opportunities right here at the hostel. Our hostel has generously-sized activity rooms and completely renovated 2- to 4- bed rooms, all with shower and toilet facilities. Our separate music house offers music groups excellent practice opportunities.
Step outside and you can enjoy and relax in our 28.000 m² forested property.

Wernigerode - a vibrant town in the Harz mountains

Wernigerode is known for its historical town hall, castle, and its half-timbered houses dating back over six centuries. The neighboring Harz National Park offers nature lovers a picturesque hilly landscape, widely admired for its biodiversity and featuring forests, granite crags, and mountain streams. Presiding over it all is the Brocken, highest peak in northern Germany.

Whether you travel by foot or with the „Brocken Rail“, the Brocken is always worth a day excursion. The area around Wernigerode is also known for its mining museums and mysterious flowstone caves. In the vicinity you’ll also find the Brocken Baths. Enjoy culture and art, cycling, hiking, and winter sports – everything is here up close and personal. Come and see for yourself... 

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Opening hours
The house is open

7.00 a.m. - 11.00 p.m.

The reception is open

7.00 a.m. - 10.30 p.m.

Check-in

2.00 p.m. - 10.30 p.m.

Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 21.50 € 27.00 € 32.00
If you want to stay in a German Youth Hostel, you have to be a member of the German Youth Hostel Association or any other national Youth Hostel Association.

We are located on the edge of the forest and yet not far from the old town center in the city's Hasserode district. Enjoy the culture of Wernigerode and the great view over the "colourful city" or relax in the beautiful nature of the Harz Mountains.

Accommodation

  • 268 beds, split into 2 main areas (music house and main building)
    •  39 beds are in the "Music House"
  • 2- to 4- bed rooms, all with shower/toilet
  • individual rooms are available upon request
  • 4 wheelchair accessible rooms
  • common rooms are also accessible by wheelchair

Activities

  • bowling alley (fully automated)
  • childrens’ playground with climbing apparatus
  • childrens’ play room
  • indoor beach volleyball
  • table tennis (indoor and outdoor)
  • billards
  • foodball table and air hockey
  • disco (after prior notification)
  • 2 indoor stages and an outdoor stage
  • bonfire area with BBQ
  • common room with TV
  • Cafeteria Rockcafé
  • sauna
  • library
  • WLAN available for 2,50€ (24h/ online time)
  • large roof terrace with a view of the Brocken (highest mountain in the Harz Mountains)

Rehearsal, meetings and seminars

  • 12 practice and seminar rooms,
    in the "Music House":
    • 1 room up to 90 persons with recording studio and piano
    • one is 140 m²
    • one is 130 m² and has a mirrored wall
    • two are 60 m²
    • three other rooms
    other part of the building:
    • 4 rooms up to 35 persons
    • cverhead projector and screen
    • flip-chart and lectern
    • TV, video recorder, DVD-Player
    • photo copy service
    • WLAN
    • Additional equipment upon request

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
Seminar 1 48 sqm 30 20 12 20 15 1 free of charge
Seminar 2 48 sqm 30 20 12 20 15 2 free of charge
Seminar 3 48 sqm 30 20 12 20 15 3 free of charge
Seminar 4 48 sqm 30 20 12 20 15 4 free of charge
Musik 1 36 sqm 20 10 12 15 10 2 free of charge
Musik 2 33 sqm 20 10 12 15 10 2 free of charge
Musik 3 90 sqm 60 40 20 40 25 2 free of charge
Musik 4 102 sqm 80 60 20 40 30 2 free of charge
Conference equipment

CD player, flip chart, overhead projector, pin board, projector, screen

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
Musik 1 36 sqm 3.4 m 15 - 2 yes free of charge
Musik 2 33 sqm 3.4 m 15 - 2 yes free of charge
Musik 3 90 sqm 3.4 m 60 20 2 yes free of charge
Musik 4 102 sqm 2.8 m 80 40 2 yes free of charge
Musik 5 162 sqm 4.4 m 90 40 3 yes free of charge
Musik 6 30 sqm 3.0 m 10 - 3 yes free of charge
Musik 7 45 sqm 3.0 m 15 - 3 yes free of charge
Musik 8 25 sqm 3.0 m 10 - 3 yes free of charge
Seminar 1 48 sqm 2.5 m 20 - 1 yes free of charge
Seminar 2 48 sqm 2.5 m 20 - 2 yes free of charge
Seminar 3 48 sqm 2.5 m 20 - 3 yes free of charge
Seminar 4 48 sqm 2.5 m 20 - 4 yes free of charge
Rehearsal room equipment

digital piano, grand piano, piano

Staging options

indoor stage (20.0 sqm), outdoor stage (30.0 sqm),

Activities

The "colourful Harz city" of Wernigerode attracts many visitors who have come to see the region. The famous town hall watches over the market square surrounded by intriguing half-timbered houses built over several centuries and the splendid castle overlooks the town atop the city. The steam-driven narrow-gauge Harz railways are another attraction: Harzquerbahn, Brockenbahn and Selketalbahn, to name just a few examples. Wernigerode is also a great starting point for trips through the mountains and woods.

Activities in the Youth Hostel Wernigerode

  • bowling alley (fully automated)
  • childrens’ playground with climbing apparatus
  • childrens’ play room
  • indoor beach volleyball
  • table tennis (indoor and outdoor)
  • billards
  • foodball table and air hockey
  • disco (after prior notification)
  • 2 indoor stages and an outdoor stage
  • bonfire area with BBQ
  • common room with TV
  • Cafeteria Rockcafé
  • sauna
  • library
  • WLAN available for 2,50€ (24h/ online time)
  • large roof terrace with a view of the Brocken (highest mountain in the Harz Mountains)

Excursions

Within easy access

  • Historical town center with half-timbered houses, numerous sights and shops
  • castle and castle garden
  • aeronautical and technology museum
  • firefighting museum
  • Thumkuhlen Valley - demonstration object of medieval water art
  • "Waldhofbad" open air pool
  • water park and wellness club at "Hasseröder Ferienpark"
  • civic park
  • educational trails: learn about astronomy, mining, water management, and geology

In the greater area

  • Armeleuteberg peak with observation tower (ca. 5 km)
  • stables and wildlife park Christianental  (ca. 5.5 km)
  • Benedictine Cloister in Drübeck (Street of the Romanesque) (ca. 8 km)
  • glass manufacturing plant in Derenburg (ca. 12 km)
  • mining operations and observational mine in Elbingerode (ca. 14 km)
  • flowstone caves in Rübeland (ca. 17 km)
  • castle Regenstein and instrument exhibition in Michaelstein Monastery near Blankenburg (Street of the Romanesque) (ca. 17 km)
  • dam in Wendefurth, highest in Germany (ca. 21 km)
  • Hexentanzplatz  ("witches' dance ground") with zoo and interactive fun park, in Thale (ca. 36 km)
  • Wild West Village in Hasselfelde (ca. 29 km)
  • Brocken: highest mountain in northern Germany (1.141 m)
    • ca. 20 km hike from Wernigerode
    • ca. 13 km hike from Drei Annen Hohne
    • ca. 8 km hike from Schierke
  • cycling paths