Clear the circus ring!

The surrounding

Directly in front of the house, the forest of the park of nature Maas-Schwalm-Nette is located, which invites for hiking, cycling or for cosy walks. Also the Krickenbecker lakes with the popular castle Krickbeck can be reached fast and are a worthwile destination for bird-lovers. Whoever is on the road with the bicycle, will be glad about the proximity to the cycle-paths “LowerRhineRoute“ and “Fietsallee at the Nordkanal“. Also wheelchair users can enjoy the beautiful surrounding on the excellent wheelchair-path. The popular city of Venlo in the Netherlands is located just approx 20 minutes`drive.

Our house

The modern youth hostel combines innovative architecture with traditional construction. Doubtless, the highlight of our house is the original circus tent- for families, children and school classes the perfect place for the circus-leisure time. Wherelse can one delight his crowd so good as an artist, fire-breather, clown or juggler? Especially parents, teenagers and conference attendees do appreciate the uptown tastes equipment- so for example every room has its separate bath. Sports- and playgrounds are inviting for playing and frolicing around. Our house is certified by the ADFC ( Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrad-Club e.V.) as a cycle-friendly accommodation. Cyclists appreciate the special service of a “bed&bike“ accommodation.

At a glance:
  • Own circus tent
  • 39 two- up to eight-bed rooms
  • 3 accessible rooms
  • 7 restrooms
  • beachvolleyball/basketball ground
  • Circus camps for schools and as holiday camps
  • Wheelchair Trail
  • multipurpose/discotheque room
  • bed&bike“ accommodation  

The Nettetal-Hinsbeck Youth Hostel in portrait

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Opening hours

We look forward to your visit!

For spontaneous visits to our youth hostel, please contact us in advance by phone (+49 2153 951720) or by email ( between 09:00 and 13:00 o'clock. Thank you!

Closing time

Open all year except

17. Dec 2022 - 30. Dec 2022