Well-known and modern youth hostel for events

  • Both well-known and popular - the highly modern Rhine Valley Youth Hostel in Oberwesel, which has its own conference centre and in-house swimming pool, is situated above the picturesque little Rhine town of Oberwesel, right next to Schönburg Castle. Oberwesel lies in the valley of the Lorelei - the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine, between Bingen and Koblenz. Known as the "Town of Towers and Wine", to this day today Oberwesel retains its unique medieval flair.
  • Oberwesel Youth Hostel has 269 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Each room is equipped with an en-suite shower/WC.
  • Friendly welcome area with reception, bistro with terrace offering lovely views, café/bar, snack area, 4 dining rooms, play area.
  • 13 common rooms and function rooms of varying sizes for 10 to 45 people. 3 x 2 rooms may be combined to hold up to 90 people, 1 large congress hall for up to 250 people with facilities for simultaneous interpretation in three languages, 1 music hall for up to 150 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.
  • In-house swimming pool with learners' pool, gym and medical bath, internet terminal, table tennis, table football, pinball, board games, giant chess, football area, volleyball and basketball courts, children's playground, sheltered barbecue area and campfire bowl.
  • Accessible rooms are available for wheelchair users.
  • At Oberwesel 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 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.50 € 32.50 € 35.50

Prices 2019

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.50 € 32.50 € 35.50

Oberwesel lies in the valley of the Lorelei, the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine, between Bingen and Koblenz. Oberwesel Rhine Valley Youth Hostel, which has its own conference centre and in-house swimming pool, is situated above the picturesque little Rhine town of Oberwesel, right next to Schönburg Castle.

  • 269 beds in rooms with in 1, 2 and 4 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
Koblenz 38 sqm 25 12 12 12 - B € 57.00
Simmern I 31 sqm 25 12 12 12 - B € 46.50
Simmern II 31 sqm 25 12 12 12 - B € 46.50
Kaub 34 sqm 25 12 12 12 - B € 51.00
Lorch 34 sqm 25 12 12 12 - B € 51.00
Werkraum Holz 16 sqm - - - - - B € 24.00
Seminarraum I 37 sqm 36 18 16 15 - GF € 55.50
Seminarraum II 63 sqm 45 26 20 15 - GF € 94.50
Seminarraum III 30 sqm 30 10 12 12 - GF € 45.00
Seminarbüro 15 sqm - - 10 - - GF € 22.50
Boppard 34 sqm 25 12 12 12 - GF € 51.00
St. Goar 35 sqm 25 12 12 12 - GF € 52.50
Bacharach 36 sqm 25 12 12 12 - GF € 54.00
Bingen 18 sqm - - 10 - - GF € 27.00
Kongress-Saal 187 sqm 250 84 60 50 - GF € 280.50
Musiksaal 127 sqm 150 70 64 64 - 1 € 190.50
Simmern I + II 60 sqm 50 22 26 26 - B € 90.00
Seminarraum I + II 104 sqm 90 50 32 27 - GF € 156.00
Boppard + St. Goar 72 sqm 50 22 26 26 - GF € 108.00
Conference equipment

CD player, DVD player, flip chart, microphone system, overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, slide projector, speaker's desk, stereo system, TV set, whiteboard

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
Musiksaal 127 sqm 7.0 m 150 70 1 yes free of charge
Rehearsal room equipment

digital piano, grand piano, piano, stereo / PA equipment

Oberwesel lies in the valley of the Lorelei, the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine between Bingen and Koblenz. To this day, the "Town of Towers and Wine" has managed to retain its unique medieval flair. Cosy wine taverns invite you to stop by, while the lovely Rhine promenade is great for a relaxing stroll. Hiking trails, a range of sports and plenty of local attractions offer the best range for your leisure programme. Taking a boat trip along the Rhine is a real treat as you pass by the castles and palaces which are so typical of this area.

Sightseeing and excursions

  • Lorelei with visitors' centre
  • Rhine castles and wine trail
  • "Rheinsteig" hiking trail
  • bicycle tours
  • Church of Our Lady and old fortification towers
  • "Rhine in Flames" large firework display
  • Rhine Promenade
  • outdoor swimming pool in St. Goar-Werlau
  • tennis court and bowling
  • sports fields and stadium in Oberwesel
  • Rheinböllen and Erbach with visit to big game nature reserve
  • visit to Maus Castle in St. Goarshausen-Wellmich
  • Rüdesheim with visits to Hunting Lodge, Niederwald Monument, Mechanical Music Cabinet, narrow "Drosselgasse" street, Wine Museum in Brömserburg and Asbach distillery
  • St. Goar with visits to Rheinfels Castle and St. Goarshausen with Lorelei Rock
  • Kaub with visit to Pfalzgrafenstein and the Blücher Museum
  • Trier city tour with visits to Porta Nigra, Basilica of Constantine, Imperial Baths, Amphitheatre, Rhine State Museum, Romano-Germanic Museum, Cathedral with treasury and Karl Marx House
  • Fischbach with visit to copper mine and sightseeing in Idar-Oberstein, including "Crag Church", German Gemstone Museum, Steinkaulenberg visitors' mine and historic agate polishing shop
  • cruise on the Moselle from Cochem to Eltz Castle
  • Mainz city tour with visits to Gutenberg Museum, Romano-Germanic Museum, Cathedral and St. Stephen's church (Chagall's stained-glass windows)
  • trip to Eifel with visits to volcano park, Maria Laach Abbey and Nürburgring with "ringwerk" motorsport leisure park
  • Bundenbach, including "Herrenberg" visitors' slate quarry and "Altburg" Celtic-Treverian settlement (open-air museum)
  • Braubach, with a visit to Marksburg Castle and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress in Koblenz
  • visit to a winery with wine tasting
  • Kastellaun with lower castle and barefoot path
  • Rope bridge near Mörsdorf