Welcome to Petershagen!

to Petershagen Youth/Conference Hostel!

Dear guests,
A historic building that has been brought right up to date, the Hostel is located on the Weser, which is a haven for sports enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
Our Hostel is ideal for all of the following:
  • seminars, conferences, lessons or training courses
  • groups and school trips
  • individual guests and families
Our staff are on hand to provide you with competent advice when planning and holding your conferences.
Make use of our interactive education programmes.
We would be happy to assist you in putting together individual or group itineraries.

Please just speak to us.

Your team at
Petershagen Youth Hostel
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Opening hours
The reception is open

8.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.

4.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.


4.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Closing time

The former manor house "Besselscher Hof" has been fully renovated, now providing space for up to 116 guests, and is ideal for family parties, conferences and seminars.
What's more, the former episcopal town of Petershagen, which is famous for its white storks, is a highly attractive tourist destination; in lovely natural surroundings, it is bursting with cultural activities.

We have 116 beds in a total of 32 rooms, all of them equipped with an en-suite shower and WC:
8 single rooms
2 three-bed rooms, some bunk beds
15 four-bed rooms, bunk beds
7 six-bed rooms, bunk beds

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day
Tagungsraum 1 "Schifferschule" 31 sqm 20 - 16 14 16 GF upon request
Tagungsraum 2 "Besselscher Hof" 41 sqm 26 20 20 18 26 GF upon request
Tagungsraum 3 "Büschings Mühle" 24 sqm - - 12 - 12 GF upon request
Tagungsraum 4 "Storchennest" 28 sqm - - 12 12 12 1 upon request
Tagungsraum 5 "Weserauen" 69 sqm 50 27 34 23 34 GF upon request
Mehrzweckhalle 194 sqm 160 80 60 45 60 GF upon request
Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
Tagungsraum 1 "Schifferschule" 31 sqm 3.2 m 16 - GF yes upon request
Tagungsraum 2 "Bessel ́scher Hof" 41 sqm 3.2 m 26 15 GF yes upon request
Tagungsraum 3 "Büschings Mühle" 24 sqm 3.2 m 12 - GF yes upon request
Tagungsraum 4 "Storchennest" 28 sqm 3.4 m 12 - 1 yes upon request
Tagungsraum 5 "Weserauen" 69 sqm 3.2 m 50 30 GF yes upon request
Mehrzweckhalle 194 sqm 4.0 m 160 100 GF yes upon request
Rehearsal room equipment

digital piano, piano, stereo / PA equipment

Freizeit-Tipps rund um das Jugendgästehaus Petershagen

Die Landschaft rund um die Weserstadt Petershagen ist geprägt von weiten Wiesen und Flussauen. Ideal für Störche, die Sie hier mit etwas Glück beobachten können. An Freizeit-Tipps wird es Ihnen während Ihres Aufenthalts in Petershagen nicht mangeln: Die Weserlage sorgt auch für ein abwechslungsreiches Freizeitprogramm. Für Radtouren ist die flache Flusslandschaft mit den reizvollen Weserdörfern und ihrem alten Fachwerk wie gemacht. Wassersportler kommen genauso auf ihre Kosten wie Wanderer und Naturliebhaber. Und mit Ausflügen in die Region wird Ihr Aufenthalt zum Erlebnis.

Sightseeing and excursions

  • Depending on your mood, there are all sorts of activities on offer in the surrounding area:
  • Altes Amtsgericht Petershagen (old district court)
  • Petershagen Castle
  • Ilse Loom
  • Historic barns in the "Scheunenviertel" in Schlüsselburg
  • "Schlüsselburg Barrage" nature protection area
  • "Findlingswald" (forest full of unusual rocks) in the Neuenknick district of Petershagen
  • Petershagen Old Synagogue
  • Mill Information Centre
  • 11 windmills and watermills
  • Milling and baking days from April to October
  • Weser Valley model
  • "Biology Centre"
  • Town Gallery
  • Sculpture Garden
  • Stork nests
  • Crazy golf
  • "Lahde Lake" leisure and recreational facility
  • Lahde Open-Air Pool
  • "Sigwardsweg" pilgrimage route