Rotenburg, the timbered city on the Fulda river

The Youth Hostel is located on the edge of the large castle park, only about 300 metres from the city centre.

Idyllic time out for families and younger school children
The familiar atmosphere of the Hostel is particularly appreciated by groups of school children (1st to 7th grade) and familie who are seeking an active stay in a varied natural setting (cycling, canoeing, hiking) and a child-friendly range of leisure activities. Groups and school classes can put together a complete programme package, including transport to the Hostel by coach, according to their invidual needs. The dining room has enough space to seat 130 guests and can also be used as a conference room. Modern conference equipment is available. Our kitchen will provide you with a varied diet and is happy to accommodate individual requirements. There is lots of space for playing outdoor games and for educational activities in the castle park.
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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. - 12.00 p.m.

4.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.

Check in

4.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.

Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from Full board from Full board from
€ 22.50 € 27.00 € 30.50

The Youth Hostel is located by the castle park, on the edge of the city centre.

The Hostel accommodates guests in homely rooms with two or several beds each, and has a total of 127 beds.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day
Klavierzimmer 56 sqm 60 30 36 36 40 GF upon request
Konferenzraum 49 sqm 50 26 32 32 30 B upon request
Conference equipment

CD player, DVD player, flip chart, internet access (WiFi), metaplan board, microphone system, overhead projector, pin board, projector, screen, stereo system, TV set

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
Klavierzimmer 56 sqm 2.9 m 40 - GF yes upon request
Konferenzraum 49 sqm 2.3 m 30 - B yes upon request
Rehearsal room equipment


Leisure activities

The Youth Hostel has a large veranda (1,000 sqm) with two barbecues and enough space for fun and recreation. A table football set and games room as well as a TV room and party room are located inside the Hostel. The Youth Hostel is certified as a Bed&Bike Hostel, and located on the Hessian long-distance cycling routes R1 and R5. There is a large covered area for parking your bike at the Hostel. Bikes can also be rented (from May to the end of October).

And indoor swimming pool is only 300 metres away. This makes the Youth Hostel and ideal base for swimming training camps. An adventure playground, mini golf course and streetball field are located immediately next to the Youth Hostel. A sports ground with gymnasium is about 400 metres away from the Hostel. It is only about a three-minute walk into the city centre.