Youth hostel between two lakes

Bad Malente is located in one of Germany's largest nature parks. The hostel nestles in a beautiful lakeland area. The four buildings are located on a large peninsula. The hostel's large grounds, with a stretch of forest, fruit trees, an area for playing football and playing field, has its own swimming area and a campfire site. The lakes are ideal for sailing, canoeing and pedal boating or enjoying beautiful bike rides along the picturesque lakefront.
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Closing time

We recommend advance inquiry in winter to avoid periods of closure.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 22.60 - € 30.60

Holstein Switzerland is what the area around Bad Malente is called. The youth hostel is surrounded by lakes. The train station is a 2 km walk from the hostel.

The hostel has 209 beds, divided between four buildings. It offers mostly 4-bed to 8-bed rooms with sink, showers/toilets are directly allocated to the rooms, separate rooms for group leaders, club room for leaders, 8 common rooms, a TV room, W-LAN, games room for small children, 6.5 hectares of land with forest, apple orchard and large lawns, area for playing football, volleyball court, table tennis, table football and various barbecue facilities.

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
Haus 1 48 sqm 45 18 24 20 - - upon request
Haus 2 50 sqm 60 24 26 22 - - upon request
Haus 3 50 sqm 60 24 26 22 - - upon request
Seminarraum 1 35 sqm 24 12 16 16 - - upon request
Seminarraum 2 35 sqm 24 12 16 16 - - upon request
Ohlenhof 50 sqm 62 40 32 24 - - upon request
Eulenlug 70 sqm 80 64 38 34 - - upon request
Immenhof 130 sqm 100 60 52 44 - - upon request
Conference equipment

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

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
Haus 1 48 sqm 2.5 m 25 20 GF yes upon request
Haus 2 50 sqm 3.5 m 25 20 GF yes upon request
Haus 3 50 sqm 3.5 m 25 20 GF yes upon request
Seminarraum 1 35 sqm 4.0 m 20 15 GF yes upon request
Seminarraum 2 35 sqm 4.0 m 20 15 B yes upon request
Ohlenhof 50 sqm 3.0 m 25 20 - yes upon request
Eulenlug 78 sqm 2.7 m 60 30 - yes upon request
Immenhof 130 sqm 4.1 m 90 70 - yes upon request
Rehearsal room equipment

piano

Staging options

staging options in the vicinity (2.0 km),

Bad Malente

Hardly any other youth hostel has such a big, wild and beautiful terrain. The jetty for the popular Kellersee lake boat trip is only a few minutes away. Scenic hiking trails invite guests to go walking and cycling. Enjoy the beautiful countryside on more than 200 km of hiking trails. The high ropes course is just the thing for people looking for action. Challenging climbing elements and difficult obstacles are just waiting to be mastered.

Trips and excursions

  • State capital of Kiel
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lübeck
  • "Hansapark" amusement park in Sierksdorf
  • Timmendorf beach with Sea Life Center aquarium and Ostsee-Therme (pools, saunas and spa treatments)
  • 15-minute drive to the Baltic Sea beach