In accordance with the nature.

The surrounding

Either youth leisure or class trip- amidst the recreation area Hardter Wald, apart from noise and traffic, one can calm down fast. Surrounded by the beautiful park of nature Schwalm-Nette with its fascinating flora and fauna, our house offers the ideal starting point for excursions into the LowerRhine landscape. And also side trips to the city are no problem at all: Mönchengladbach is located just a few km away, and also Düsseldorf or Roermond in the Netherlands are lending themselves as a destination. Cyclists are glad about the proximity to many excellent cycle-paths such as the LowerRhine Route.

Our house

The affectionate furnished youth hostel is dated back to 1930 and is therefore already a real classics. The rooms in this cosy house are bright and friendly equipped. But most of the time you`ll find our guests outside in the nature- on the huge outdoor area and in the forest one can experience many adventures in his holiday. As a certified organic environmental youth hostel, we`re naturally place importance on conserving resources, healthy diet with local inclusion and an environmental- and recreational pedagogical programme-offer. In the form of games, excursions and practical researches the topic environmental protection is brought nearer to little and big guests.

At a glance:

  • Various class trips on the topic of the Environment
  • located amidst the countryside
  • 3 multi-bed rooms, 4 eight-bed rooms, 6 six-bed rooms, 8 team leader rooms
  • 5 communal rooms
  • Large outdoor area for playing and running about on
  • Certified as organic: organically grown food from the local region
  • Traditional building

The Mönchengladbach-Hardter Wald Youth Hostel in portrait

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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. - 10.00 p.m.


5.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.