103 beds, 20 rooms (double to 12-bed rooms), 7 with washing facilities, 6 rooms for group leaders, 4 conference rooms with seats for 24 to 60, 4 family apartments.

Sanitary facilities: 10 showers, 5 shared bathrooms. The wardrobes are located in the bedrooms.

Courtyards, towers, underground passageways - the mediaeval castle gives the hostel an adventurous and, at the same time, easy-going atmosphere. That's why schools and families in particular feel at ease in the hostel.

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Stay overnight in a real castle for once! A wish can come true at Monschau Castle - especially for children. With its simple and warm-hearted atmosphere and the facilities ideally suited to families, Monschau Youth Hostel and its spacious apartments, is a popular place for family holidays.

Family apartments - individual holidays with the whole family

The fully renovated "Hirschhaus" ("Deer House") is nestled in the mediaeval castle buildings and was opened in 2001. Monschau Castle Youth Hostel offers 4 comfortable apartments. Families in particular will appreciate the location away from the main house - care-free individual and family breaks are possible in the fully equipped family apartments with their own kitchens and bathroom/toilet.

Apartment 1:

room with 3 beds, living room and bedroom with a sofa bed for 2 people (interconnecting room), kitchen, bathroom.

Apartment 2:

room with 4 beds, living room and bedroom with a sofa bed for 2 people, (interconnecting room), kitchen, bathroom.

Apartment 3:

room with 3 beds, double room, living room, kitchen, bathroom.

Apartment 4:

room with 4 beds, combined kitchen/living room with sofa bed for 2 people, bathroom.

Each kitchen has a stove, refrigerator and sink. There is sufficient tableware for cooking and eating.

In addition, all apartments have satellite TV.

Bed linen and towels are provided in all 4 apartments.

After consultation with the hostel management, meals can be eaten at the youth hostel (for a surcharge).
Monschau Castle Youth Hostel is located between the Eifel National Park and the Hohes Venn-Eifel Nature Park and is thus the ideal environment for a bike ride through unspoiled natural landscapes. The hostel is located in the area of two cycle routes: the Eifel-Höhen-Route and the RurUfer-Radweg. Please talk to the hostel's service team - they'd be happy to help you with further information about mountain biking or will organise a picnic for your cycling group. The hostel has a secure parking area for 10 bicycles.
  • Next bicycle rental: 15 km
  • Next bike shop: 4 km
  • Extras: information on mountain biking routes available in the hostel, picnics possible for groups