Erbach in the Odenwald forest

Erbach Youth Hostel in Hesse is located on the northern edge of the city, above the sports park, and only about 1 km from the city centre. It is just the right place for sports lovers: sports clubs, school classes and teams that want to train together will find everything they need at Erbach Youth Hostel. Two music rooms, each with a piano, make sure that conditions are good for music groups, too. Our Hostel is ideal for families, and dogs are welcome. Our kitchen staff is happy to cater for special needs due to religion or allergies or prepare vegetarian meals.
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Opening hours
The house is open

7.00 a.m. - 10.00 p.m.

The reception is open

8.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.

4.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.

Check in

8.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.

4.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 24.00 € 28.50 € 30.00

The Youth Hostel is located 1.5 km away from the city centre on the edge of the city, just above the sports park near an indoor and outdoor swimming pool.

The Youth Hostel accommodates its guests in a total of 162 beds in 33 modern rooms that can be used flexibly, with 2, 4 or 6 beds. Eleven 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
TG 1 68 sqm 60 30 30 30 50 GF € 35.00
TG 01 68 sqm 60 30 30 30 50 B € 35.00
TG E.0 43 sqm 40 25 25 24 30 GF € 25.00
TG 1.0 43 sqm 40 25 25 24 30 1 € 25.00
TG 100 46 sqm 40 25 25 24 30 1 € 25.00
TG 200 38 sqm 30 16 15 10 25 2 € 25.00
TG 3 52 sqm 15 10 10 10 10 GF € 20.00
Speisesaal 125 sqm 140 60 50 50 140 GF € 100.00
Conference equipment

digital camera, DVD player, microphone system, overhead projector, presentation case, projector, slide projector, TV set, video recorder

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
PR 1 68 sqm 3.0 m 50 40 GF yes € 35.00
PR 01 68 sqm 2.5 m 50 40 B yes € 35.00
PR E.0 43 sqm 2.6 m 30 20 GF yes € 25.00
PR 1.0 43 sqm 2.6 m 30 20 1 yes € 25.00
PR 100 46 sqm 2.7 m 30 20 1 yes € 25.00
PR 200 38 sqm 2.7 m 25 - 2 yes € 25.00
PR 3 52 sqm 2.5 m 10 - GF yes € 20.00
Speisesaal 125 sqm 2.8 m 140 80 GF yes € 100.00
Rehearsal room equipment

piano

Leisure activities

  • Sights in the historic city of Erbach, including "Lustgarten" park, orangery and palace.
  • Unique ebony museum and art history collection at the palace.
  • Outdoor enclosure at the Brudergrund nature and wildlife reserve (free entry).
  • Marbachtal barrier lake in Hüttenthal.
  • English garden by the Eulbach hunting lodge with large animal enclosure.
  • Medieval town of Michelstadt with its famous timbered town hall (built in 1484).
  • Mountain animal park in Fürth/Odenwald with over 200 species from mountain habitats on five continents.
  • Walks through the beautiful Odenwald forest.
  • Climbing park in Würzburg.
  • Limes edcuational trail, Roman watchtowers, Numeruskastell (Roman fort) in Hesselbach.
  • Beerfelden: Zwölfröhrenbrunnen fountain, Himbächel viaduct, Krähberg tunnel.
  • In addition, the Youth Hostel management has put together some "carefree" packages of pre-arranged activities and family programmes. A number of selected leisure activities are readily organised for you in these programmes.