Aurich lies in the heart of East Frisia. Its sandy heathlands, marshes and bogs offer a great backdrop for cycle and hiking tours. The little town of Aurich itself also has lots to discover, including historical attractions like the Mill Museum. Aurich Youth Hostel is just a 10-minute walk from the town centre.
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Opening hours
The house is open

7.30 a.m. - 10.00 p.m.

The reception is open

8.00 a.m. - 10.00 p.m.


3.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.

Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Prices 2022

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 34.50 € 37.50 € 39.50

Prices 2023

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 40.40 € 43.40 € 45.40

The Hostel is located on the southern outskirts of town, right next to the municipal sports facility known as "Ellernfeld". The town centre is about 10 minutes away on foot.

The Hostel has 111 beds in 25 rooms with between 4 and 6 beds each as well as 4 twin rooms (rooms for group leaders) with en-suite shower/WC. 2 wheelchair-accessible rooms, 5 group rooms and large function room with parquet flooring. The adjoining sports facility boasts 2 sports grounds, tennis courts, a playing/football field, an indoor pool and lots more sports activities.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day off
Seminarraum 1 44 sqm 15 15 25 15 14 1 € 50.00
Seminarraum 2 60 sqm 46 32 24 30 29 1 € 75.00
Seminarraum 1&2 zusammen 104 sqm 60 45 40 45 44 1 € 100.00
Conference equipment

blackboard, CD player, DVD player, flip chart, internet access (WiFi), overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, TV set, whiteboard

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day off
Seminarraum 1 44 sqm 3.3 m 15 - 1 no € 50.00
Rehearsal room equipment


Staging options

staging options in the vicinity (1.0 km),

Aurich: A holiday region packed with surprises

Whether biking along well-signposted cycle routes, cruising on the Ems-Jade Canal, climbing, swimming or travelling to one of the many local attractions: You're never in danger of becoming bored here. See for yourself!

Sightseeing and excursions

  • Exploring the mud flats: Lower Saxon Wadden Sea National Park
  • Excursions to the East Frisian Islands
  • Many towns bearing the traditional ending "-siel" in their means, meaning sluice, such as adorable fishing villages like the picturesque Greetsiel
  • Lower Saxon Wadden Sea National Park
  • Fishing boat rides
  • Kayaking and canoeing on the Ems-Jade Canal or on the "Großes Meer" lake
  • Seal sanctuary and breeding station in Norddeich