International and with its finger on the pulse of science

Art, culture and science have also made Darmstadt Youth Hostel a meeting place for guests from all over the world. The Hostel is located only about 800 metres from the city centre, on the "Großer Woog" lake with bathing area.
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Opening hours
The house is open

7.00 a.m. - 11.59 p.m.

The reception is open

7.30 a.m. - 11.59 p.m.

Check-in

1.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 27.00 € 31.50 € 33.00

Prices 2019

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 27.00 € 32.00 € 33.50

The Youth Hostel is located near a bathing lake close to the Ostbahnhof station, about 0.8 km from the city centre.

This modern Youth Hostel in Hesse accommodates its guests in a total of 130 beds in 32 rooms with 2, 4 or 6 beds each. All rooms have en-suite showers and toilets.

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
I - Großer Woog 56 sqm 40 36 - 14 - GF € 30.00
II - Bessungen 33 sqm 30 20 - 14 - GF € 20.00
III - Arheilgen 28 sqm 25 16 - 16 - GF € 20.00
IV - Kranichstein 28 sqm 25 16 - 16 - GF € 30.00
V - Rosenhöhe 50 sqm 30 28 - 19 - GF € 30.00
Plenum III+IV 68 sqm 60 40 - 30 - GF € 50.00
Conference equipment

CD player, DVD player, flip chart, internet access (WiFi), magnetic board, metaplan board, overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, speaker's desk, TV set, video recorder, whiteboard

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
I - Großer Woog 56 sqm 2.7 m 40 20 GF yes € 30.00
II - Bessungen 33 sqm 2.7 m 30 18 GF yes € 20.00
III - Arheilgen 28 sqm 2.7 m 25 16 GF yes € 20.00
IV - Kranichstein 28 sqm 2.7 m 25 16 GF yes € 30.00
V - Rosenhöhe 50 sqm 2.7 m 30 18 GF yes € 30.00
Plenum III+IV 68 sqm 2.7 m 60 30 GF yes € 50.00
Rehearsal room equipment

conductor's desk

Leisure activities

  • The city's transport office offers a number of interesting guided tours of many of the various sites. Particularly worth mentioning: Mathildenhöhe (artists' colony), art nouveau museum, industrial culture museum, castle museum etc.
  • Operas, concerts and plays in the State Theatre.
  • Jazz concerts at Jagdhof Keller or at the Irish Pub.
  • Outings to Frankfurt, Heidelberg, along Bergstrasse or to the Odenwald forest are always recommended.
  • Children particularly enjoy the "Vivarium" or Steinbrücker Teich pond.
  • In addition, the Youth Hostel management has put together a variety of leisure and sightseeing programmes in the area.
  • Visit to Frankenstein castle ruins, "Hochzeitsturm" tower.