The Wadden Sea and the North Sea coast

North Sea waves foam against green dykes. The sea comes and goes with the tides. And the Wadden Sea gives way to the water. A mudflat walk is one of the special highlights that one can experience in Büsum. But besides that, there's a lot of life in the popular northern seaside resort: in the harbour you can enjoy freshly caught shrimp, the "Blanker Hans" experience centre tells visitors about storm surges, the large "Piraten Meer" swimming pool and the pedestrian area are just around the corner. The hostel is just a few steps away from the sea.
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Opening hours
The reception is open

9.00 a.m. - 9.00 p.m.

The rooms are available from 3 p.m. You are welcome to arrive before 3 p.m. and have your suitcases stored.

Closing time

Open all year except 19/12/2022 - 15/01/2023 and 08/12/2023 - 28/12/2023

Please arrive between November and March with advance notice, as the reception is not manned all the time.

Prices 2023

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 32.00 - € 39.00

The hostel is located on the harbour, close to all the attractions of the North Sea resort. A child-friendly green beach is only 700 metres away. The bustling town centre and its tourist attractions are within a few minutes' walk away. The hostel is easily accessible by train and is just a 10-minute walk from the train station.

Büsum Youth Hostel consists of a group and a family area. The group area has single to 6-bed rooms, rooms for group leaders with separate showers/toilets. Family area with double to 4-bed rooms, all with shower/WC. 6 common and dining rooms, a cosy club room, recreation room, washer and dryer, W-LAN, playing field with climbing tower, slide, swing, beach volleyball, street basketball, table tennis, table football, billiards, large sized games of "Nine Men's Morris" and "Ludo", board games and books to borrow.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day off
Tagesraum 1 37 sqm 40 18 24 18 20 GF upon request
Tagesraum 2 43 sqm 45 22 28 22 25 GF upon request
Tagesraum 3 43 sqm 45 22 28 22 25 GF upon request
Tagesraum 4 43 sqm 45 22 28 22 25 GF upon request
Tagesraum 5 43 sqm 45 22 28 22 25 GF upon request
Tagesraum 6 94 sqm 70 40 40 46 40 GF upon request
Conference equipment

copier, flip chart, free wifi, metaplan board, presentation case, projector, screen, speaker's desk, stereo system, TV set

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day off
Raum 1 37 sqm 3.2 m 18 13 GF yes upon request
Raum 2 43 sqm 3.2 m 20 15 GF yes upon request
Raum 3 43 sqm 3.2 m 20 15 GF yes upon request
Raum 4 43 sqm 3.2 m 20 15 GF yes upon request
Raum 5 43 sqm 3.2 m 20 15 GF yes upon request
Raum 6 94 sqm 3.2 m 50 30 GF yes upon request
Rehearsal room equipment

digital piano

Büsum on the North Sea coast

Sunbathing, swimming, boat trips. Büsum offers plenty of recreational opportunities. The grassy beaches and shallow waters make Büsum a very special North Sea resort. When the sea retreats, the Wadden Sea displays its glittering surface. Its secrets are best explored on a guided mudflat excursion. The little Büsum harbour with fishing boats and pleasure boats is idyllic. From here, you can sail to the offshore island of Heligoland. There's barely any other place that can offer so many recreational opportunities as Büsum. Many leisure tickets are available at the front desk.

Trips and excursions

  • Green beaches and sea
  • Mudflat walks
  • Cosy harbour
  • Cutter and boat trips to the islands
  • "Piraten Meer" fun pol