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Youth Hostel Freudenstadt

147 Ratings

Youth Hostel


Freudenstadt - the real capital of Wuerttemberg? If the town's founder Duke Frederick I had not died in 1608, the issue of which town should become the capital might have been decided differently.

Even though there is no palace, Freudenstadt is known because it has the largest market place in Germany. Many shops under the arcades invite you to browse and shop.

Cultural events? From January to December, the town offers a wealth of cultural highlights. At the beginning of the year, the guild of fools, with up to 3,000 costumed participants, attracts lots of visitors to its parades. In the summer, the town festival, the Africa festival or the "Night of Magic" draw visitors under their spell.

Would you rather enjoy nature? Freudenstadt lies in a beautiful landscape. Walk for hours and really get to know the local countryside. Lost? Impossible. A well-marked network of trails will prevent you from getting lost.

The hostel is situated in the northern part of Freudenstadt. Right next to the hostel, there's the "Panorama Bad" leisure facility with pools and sauna , where you can relax or just have fun. Later you may enjoy a latte macchiato in our bistro or on the sunny terrace.

Our cuisine - which always uses fresh ingredients - is excellent. Come and take pot luck.

Still not tired? How about a game of table tennis or table soccer? Or get onto a mountain bike right in front of our hostel, go high into the Black Forest and enjoy the sunset.

So come to Freudenstadt Youth Hostel. The team is looking forward to your visit.

  • Germany's largest marketplace
  • Close to the Black Forest National Park
  • Good public transport connections


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bicycle-friendly accommodation Bett+Bike
bicycle-friendly accommodation
awarded with the organic seal according to EU legislation organic seal
awarded with the organic seal according to EU legislation
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Youth Hostels - 100 % certified quality
Guest services
  • board game rental
  • Spoken languages:
    english, german
  • indoor table tennis
  • kicker
  • WiFi access in public spaces for free
  • WiFi access in the meeting rooms for free
Food & Drinks
  • breakfast buffet from 8.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.
  • packed lunch
  • organic quality
  • regional cuisine
  • vegetarian dishes daily
  • vegan dishes on request
  • gluten free food on request
  • other catering requests on request
  • bistro / cafeteria
For cyclists
  • drying room
  • maps
  • places in lockable bike room: 20
  • repair service
For families
  • high chair for children
  • toddler beds
For cyclists
  • drying room
  • maps
  • places in lockable bike room: 20
  • repair service
For families
  • high chair for children
  • toddler beds
  • beach- or volleyball court
  • outdoor table tennis
  • patio
  • playground and lawn
  • beach- or volleyball court
  • outdoor table tennis
  • patio
  • playground and lawn


Room equipment


Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day off
Mahatma Gandhi 98 sqm 80 60 40 50 60 1 € 100.00
Sophie Scholl 50 sqm 50 35 30 25 35 1 € 60.00
Albert Schweitzer 17 sqm - - - - - - upon request

Conference equipment

blackboard, CD player, flip chart, internet access (WiFi), magnetic board, overhead projector, pin board, projector, slide projector, stereo system, TV set


Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day off
Mahatma Gandhi 98 sqm 2.7 m 60 70 1 yes € 100.00
Sophie Scholl 50 sqm 2.7 m 40 35 1 yes € 60.00

Rehearsal room equipment



  • Table Tennis Youth Hostel Freudenstadt
    Table Tennis

    in and around the house

  • Table Football Youth Hostel Freudenstadt
    Table Football

  • Beach Volleyball Youth Hostel Freudenstadt
    Beach Volleyball

    at the house

  • Mountain biking Freudenstadt Youth Hostel
    Mountain biking

    A route starts directly at the house

  • Freudenstadt Youth Hostel Cycle Route
    Cycle Route

    A route starts directly at the house

  • Hiking trails Freudenstadt Youth Hostel
    Hiking trails

    A route starts directly at the house

  • Panorama bath Freudenstadt
    Water park and indoor swimming pool

    Panorama, water, fun - all year round in the Black Forest

  • Champions-Park Freudenstadt
    Training centre

    Grass pitch, grandstand and athletics facilities, basketball, handball, beach volleyball. Distance approx. 200m

  • Ice rink Baiersbronn
    Ice skating & curling

    Distance approx. 16km

  • Experimenta Freudenstadt
    Experimenta Freudenstadt

    The experience museum to join in and try out in Freudenstadt. Distance approx. 850m

  • Subiaco Cinema in the Kurhaus

    Award-winning art house cinema. Distance approx. 1.6km

  • High Ropes Course Hallwangen
    High Ropes Course

    The facility currently has 5 courses of varying difficulty. Distance approx. 9km

  • Forest and city tours with geocaching
    Forest and city tours with geocaching

    Experience nature without barriers - also for company outings and school trips. Distance approx. 600m

  • Cross-country skiing trails in Freudenstadt
    Cross-country skiing trails

    There are many different tours. One starting point is the Lauferbrunnen hikers' car park. Distance approx. 4km

  • Ski lift in Freudenstadt
    Ski lift

    An experience for all winter sports fans. Distance approx. 5km

  • Skatepark Freudenstadt

    Skate park with half pipe. Distance approx. 2km

  • Ruhestein National Park Centre
    Ruhestein National Park Centre

    Discover and experience the unique nature in the Black Forest. Distance approx. 36km

  • Car and watch world Schramberg
    Car and watch world Schramberg

    Schramberg's watchmaking industry combined with the history of technology and automobiles in an innovative museum. 37km

  • Mehliskopf
    Nature, Sport & Leisure

    The Mehliskopf has a lot to offer - in summer and in winter: Bobsleigh run, climbing garden, snow park and more. 40km

  • Vogtsbauernhof Open-Air Museum
    Vogtsbauernhof Open-Air Museum

    Experience historic farms, how people lived, lived and worked in the Black Forest up to 600 years ago. Approx. 40km

  • Wilderness trail at Plättig
    Wilderness trail at Plättig

    After heavy storms in the past, you can watch the forest develop freely here. Distance approx. 45km

Location and arrival

Town centre: 1.4 km
Regional train station: Stop "Schulzentrum/Panoramabad" (0.2 km)
Railway station: Stadtbahnhof Freudenstadt (0.5 km)

The house is open 7.00 a.m. - 9.00 p.m.

The reception is open 8.00 a.m. - 9.30 a.m. , 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.

Check-in 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.

Groups of 20 people or more can also be accepted during closing times.

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Arriving by public transport
By train:

  • One of the great advantages of our hostel is that you can get to it very easily by train, because Freudenstadt is a railway junction in the northern part of the Black Forest. Whether you are coming from Stuttgart, Karlsruhe or Offenburg, you can be in Freudenstadt in just over an hour. The station is almost right in front of the hostel (300 m).
  • Freudenstadt station is the terminus of the RE (regional express) trains from Stuttgart, the Ortenau S-Bahn local train from Offenburg to Freudenstadt, the S31 of the Karlsruhe Transport Association (KVV) from Odenheim to Freudenstadt and one of the stops of the S41 of the KVV from Karlsruhe to Eutingen.
  • If arriving by RE trains or the Ortenau S-Bahn train, change at Freudenstadt main station (Hauptbahnhof). Take the S41 and S31 towards Karlsruhe and get off at the second stop "Freudenstadt Schulzentrum". On the northern side of the S-Bahn railway station, walk along Eugene-Nägele-Straße for 5 minutes until you get to the hostel.
  • If you show your KONUS-Gästekarte (KONUS Guest Ticket) when boarding a bus or train, you can travel free on all nine of linked public transport systems of the Black Forest holiday region. For detailed information, go to
By bus:

  • Get off at Freudenstadt bus station - next to the S-Bahn train station.
  • Cross the railway crossing from the city railway station on the left. Then take the second road on right. You are now in Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße; follow the road to the end.
  • Walk for about 10 to 15 minutes, and you will then see the Youth Hostel on the right-hand side.

Rail service for DJH members
The Community Travel GmbH offers DJH members discounted RIT tickets for a return journey within Germany - this applies only in conjunction with stays in a hostel. School classes and groups can make use of this offer. You must carry confirmation of your booking with you when travelling.

Our partner can handle your enquiry via the booking hotline +49 4845  79 18 464 or Payment must be made ​​by direct debit. Tickets will be sent by post or online by e-mail. In the event of a cancellation, the ticket may be returned free of charge to the agency up to the first day of travel.

Arriving by car/bus
Freudenstadt is the place where several main roads meet, e.g. the B294 Pforzheim to Freiburg, the B462 Rastatt to Schramberg or the B28 Kehl to Nagold. In Freudenstadt, drive towards the market place. If you are on the B28, drive past the market square to the north east and at the Warteck hotel/restaurant turn left into Ludwig-Jahn-Straße; if you are coming on the B462, turn right into Ludwig-Jahn-Straße at the Warteck hotel/restaurant before you get to the market place. Follow this road for about 500 m and turn left at the junction with the Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße into this road. The hostel is at the end of the road, at the T-junction with Eugen-Nägele-Straße.


Youth Hostel Freudenstadt

Eugen-Nägele-Str. 69 · 72250 Freudenstadt

Tel. +49 7441 7720 ·

Management: Jana Sauter and Christian Sauter

Agency: LVB Baden-Württemberg

Ratings from our guests

Superb 4.6 of 5
based on
147 Customer ratings
Reviews of the last 12 months in the DJH online feedback system: Guests are able to rate the youth hostel 4 days after departure.

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