Modernized jewel in the Eifel

  • Mayen Vulkanpark Youth Hostel is located in the heart of a magnificent part of the Eifel, not far from the Rhine and the Moselle. The Eifel's largest crater lake, fascinating natural scenery and historic castles and palaces are just waiting to be discovered. A real paradise for walkers and nature lovers.
  • Mayen Youth Hostel has 101 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Each room is equipped with an en-suite shower/WC.
  • Dining room, bistro, café/bar, play area.
  • 4 common rooms and function rooms of varying sizes for 24 to 65 people, fully equipped for events, conferences, workshops, project days and music camps.
  • Leisure programmes for a thrilling family holiday.
  • Activity programmes for exciting school trips.
  • Football, basketball, table tennis, children's playground, barbecue area.
  • At Mayen Youth Hostel we welcome families, groups of schoolchildren, seminar and conference participants, choirs and music groups, holidaymakers, cyclists, ramblers and, of course, individual guests.
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Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Prices 2020

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 24.40 € 33.90 € 36.90

Prices 2021

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 24.40 € 33.90 € 36.90

Mayen Vulkanpark Youth Hostel is located in the heart of a magnificent part of the Eifel, not far from the Rhine and the Moselle. The Eifel's largest crater lake, fascinating natural scenery and historic castles and palaces are just waiting to be discovered. A real paradise for walkers and nature lovers.

  • 101 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Each room is equipped with an en-suite shower/WC.

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
Vulkanland 48 sqm 65 24 40 24 - B € 86.40
Kreativschmiede 44 sqm 60 24 36 24 - B € 79.20
Panoramablick 50 sqm 45 24 32 22 - GF € 90.00
Schieferbergwerk 22 sqm 30 - 25 20 - B € 39.60
Conference equipment

CD player, copier, DVD player, fax, flip chart, free wifi, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, stereo system, TV set

Activities for guests of Mayen Youth Hostel

The town of Mayen is located in the heart of a magnificent, idyllic part of the Eifel, not far from the Rhine and the Moselle. The Eifel's largest crater lake, fascinating natural scenery and romantic castles and palaces - both in and around Mayen there are numerous opportunities for visitors to explore this wonderful place. Don't miss Genoveva Castle, which is home to the Museum of the Eifel. Of course, hikers will find ideal walking and cycle routes in the surrounding area.

Sightseeing and excursions

  • Genoveva Castle
  • Laach Lake and Maria Laach abbey church
  • Eifel crater lakes
  • castles and palaces
  • forests and nature reserves
  • cycling routes
  • circular walks for great hiking experiences
  • "Traumpfad Förstersteig" - forests, water and a castle
  • Museum of the Eifel
  • Mayen mining fields
  • indoor and outdoor swimming pools
  • sports grounds, sports hall (can be reserved via Hostel) and "Trimm-Dich" fitness trail
  • roller skating rink and crazy golf
  • woodland nature trail
  • bicycle hire
  • Mayen woodland rope-climbing course
  • Eifel Camino - in the footsteps of the Jacobean pilgrims
  • Mendig lava dome
  • Trier city tour with visits to Imperial Baths, Amphitheatre, Basilica of Constantine, Porta Nigra and Cathedral
  • Koblenz city tour and visit to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • Eifel tour with visits to Maria Laach Abbey, Nürburgring, Eltz Castle, Daun crater lakes and bell foundry in Brockscheid
  • trips to the Moselle and the romantic Middle Rhine
  • Bürresheim Castle
  • private brewery with subterranean cellars in Mendig
  • Butterfly Park in Bendorf-Sayn
  • Monreal and its half-timbered houses
  • leisure park in Nettetal
  • Nürburgring with "ringwerk" motorsport leisure park