Famous castle high above the Rhine valley

  • Located in the historic Burg Stahleck Castle, which dates back to the 12th century, and offering unique, fascinating views across the Rhine Valley, the modern Bacharach Youth Hostel is world-famous. The romantic town of Bacharach is one of the most beautiful places in the Middle Rhine area. The town is dominated by wonderful half-timbered houses, romantic courtyards and cosy wine bars.
  • Bacharach Youth Hostel has 170 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Some of the rooms are equipped with an en-suite shower/WC.
  • Dining room, bistro, café/bar, snack area, playroom.
  • 4 common rooms and function rooms for 8 to 40 people, Rittersaal (Knights' Hall) for up to 100 people that is fully equipped for events, conferences, workshops, project days and music camps.
  • Leisure programmes for a thrilling family holiday.
  • Activity programmes for exciting school trips.
  • Internet terminal, table football, pinball, board games, table tennis.
  • At Bacharach 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

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 22.50 € 31.50 € 34.50

Prices 2019

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 22.50 € 31.50 € 34.50

Prices 2020

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.00 € 32.50 € 35.50

The romantic town of Bacharach is one of the most beautiful places in the Middle Rhine area. In the historic castle Burg Stahleck, which was built in the 12th century, the world-famous Bacharach Youth Hostel offers unique, fascinating views across the Rhine Valley.

  • Bacharach Youth Hostel has 170 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Some of the rooms are equipped with an en-suite 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 1 27 sqm 20 8 14 10 - GF € 40.50
Tagungsraum 2 38 sqm 30 24 20 22 - GF € 57.00
Tagungsraum 3 26 sqm 25 15 16 14 - B € 39.00
Rittersaal 145 sqm 100 40 32 44 - 1 € 217.50
Tagungsraum 4 42 sqm 40 34 20 24 - 4 € 63.00
Conference equipment

CD player, DVD player, flip chart, internet access (WiFi), overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, slide projector, speaker's desk, stereo system, TV set

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

grand piano, piano, stereo / PA equipment

Activities for guests of Bacharach Youth Hostel

The town of Bacharach is characterised by wonderful half-timbered houses, romantic courtyards and cosy wine bars. Along the "Rheinburgen hiking route", walkers can admire the breathtaking beauty of the Upper Middle Rhine UNESCO World Heritage Site. The outstanding features of this World Heritage Site include around 40 castles and fortresses along the Rhine between Bingen and Koblenz. Taking a boat and experiencing the Rhine Valley from the water is one of the most memorable ways of enjoying a trip to the Rhine.

Sightseeing and excursions

  • half-timbered houses, romantic courtyards and cosy wine bars
  • medieval town walls with defensive towers
  • Wernerkapelle chapel
  • guided tour of Bacharach
  • Bacharach public bathing beach
  • unrivalled, beautiful river landscape
  • Lorelei with visitors' centre
  • numerous castles
  • "Rhine Castles" hiking trail
  • "Rheinsteig" hiking trail
  • excursions along the Rhine
  • Burg Rheinstein Castle
  • "Romanticism Tour" (Rüdesheim, gondola and chairlift, Burg Rheinstein Castle and boat trip)
  • game reserve in Rheinböllen
  • Pfalzgrafenstein Castle
  • Blücher Museum in Kaub
  • Sooneck Castle
  • Rüdesheim, including the narrow "Drosselgasse" street, the Wine Museum and the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments
  • History Museum in Bingen
  • "Park am Mäuseturm" leisure park in Bingen
  • Marksburg Castle in Braubach
  • Mainz, with its Gutenberg Museum, historic old town, Cathedral
  • sightseeing in Koblenz, with a visit to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • St. Goar, with Rheinfels Castle
  • "Rheinwelle" indoor swimming pool in Gau-Algesheim
  • Kastellaun, with its lower castle and barefoot path
  • Rope bridge near Mörsdorf