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 178 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 2021

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.40 € 32.90 € 35.90

Prices 2022

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 24.10 € 33.80 € 36.90

  • Bacharach Youth Hostel has 178 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 € 48.60
Tagungsraum 2 38 sqm 30 24 20 22 - GF € 68.40
Tagungsraum 3 26 sqm 25 15 16 14 - B € 46.80
Rittersaal 145 sqm 100 40 32 44 - 1 € 261.00
Tagungsraum 4 42 sqm 40 34 20 24 - 4 € 75.60
Conference equipment

CD player, copier, DVD player, fax, flip chart, free wifi, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, speaker's desk, stereo system, TV set

Aktivitäten rund um die Jugendherberge Bacharach

Das Stadtbild Bacharachs ist geprägt von wunderschönen Fachwerkhäusern, romantischen Innenhöfen und gemütlichen Weinlokalen. Auf dem RheinBurgenWeg kann die atemberaubende Schönheit des UNESCO-Welterbe Oberes Mittelrheintal bewundert werden. Zu den herausragenden Besonderheiten des Welterbes gehören die rund 40 Burgen, Schlösser und Festungen entlang des Rheins zwischen Bingen und Koblenz. Das Rheintal während einer Schifffahrt vom Wasser aus zu erleben, gehört zu den einprägsamsten Eindrücken einer Rheinreise.

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