Amenities

Amenities

164 beds, 43 rooms, 20 of them with washing facilities and 17 with en suite shower/toilet, 9 rooms for group leaders with en suite shower/toilet, 18 family rooms, great hall, bistro, 3 seminar rooms, 5 holiday apartments (with kitchen, shower/toilet and TV).



Guests have everything they need here: Burg Blankenheim Youth Hostel is a truly romantic castle with modern facilities. The mediaeval atmosphere of the nearly 900-year-old castle can be felt all over the hostel.

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Beneath the medieval castle of Blankenheim is the "Bastion House" of the castle. Framed between the bastioned tower and the castle walls, it has spectacular views of the lake and the town of Blankenheim. The house, which was opened in 2010, has a total of five apartments of various sizes, which are especially suitable for one or more families to enjoy a relaxing vacation together.



Cycling, hiking and exciting excursions in the area - a holiday in Blankenheim is particularly attractive for families. The hostel itself is characterised by its easy-going atmosphere. Children love immersing themselves in the era of the Middle Ages and discovering the secrets of the castle. Since 2010, Burg Blankenheim Youth Hostel has had a very special offer for families: in the 'Bastion House', below the main building of the castle, between the bastioned tower and the castle wall, the youth hostel has lovingly furnished five apartments for families.



Apartment 1:

ground floor, 60 m2, bedroom with 2 single beds and 1 bunk bed, living room with sofa bed for 2 people, kitchen, bathroom, terrace, max. 6 people (plus 1 cot).



Apartment 2:

ground floor, about 45 m2, living room/bedroom with sofa bed for 2 people, kitchen hallway, bathroom, small balcony, max. 2 people (plus 1 baby cot).



Apartment 3:

1st floor, about 65 m2, bedroom with 2 single beds and 1 bunk bed, living room with sofa bed for 2 people, kitchen, bathroom, max. 6 people (plus 1 cot).



Apartment 4:

1st floor, about 75 m2, bedroom with 2 single beds and 1 bunk bed, living room with sofa bed for 2 people, kitchen, bathroom, max. 6 people (plus 1 cot).



Apartment 5:

2nd floor, 110 m2, 2 bedroom/living rooms with 2 single beds and 1 sofa bed and 2 single beds and 2 sofa beds each for 2 people, 2 kitchenettes, 2 bathrooms, max. 10 people (plus 2-3 cots).



Prices are for self-catering and include bed linen, towels and final cleaning. All apartments have satellite TV. Minimum stay: 2 nights. Arrival after 5 p.m., departure before 10 a.m.



A bread roll service is available for guests staying in the apartments.
History comes alive here! At the castle, school groups can immerse themselves in the medieval world of knights and damsels and experience real adventures. No wonder, then, that children in particular feel at home in Burg Blankenheim Youth Hostel. Spacious multi-bed rooms, five common rooms and a spacious outdoor area invite children to go exploring together.
With a vastly varied and a healthy mix of climbs and restful descents, the landscape of the North Eifel region is ideal for cyclists and mountain bikers. Burg Blankenheim Youth Hostel is suitable accommodation for cycling fans - not only because of its idyllic location in the northern Eifel, but the hostel has been certified by the ADFC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrrad-Club - General German Bicycle Club) as being bike-friendly accommodation. Secure accommodation for your bicycles, drying facilities for wet clothes and equipment and tools for minor repairs are available in the youth hostel. Of course, the hostel has walking maps and information material on hand and can help you to plan your next route.
  • "Bed & Bike" accommodation
  • Next bicycle rental: about 10 km
  • Next bike shop: about 10 km
  • Extras: the Ahr and Ahrtal Cycle Routes start in Blankenheim.