Conference rooms

Amenities for conference guests

Team-training exercises or traditional conferences – Simmerath-Rurberg Youth Hostel offers an ideal setting for your conference or workshop.
As a "youth hostel specialising in nature and adventure sports", it offers mainly outdoor seminars, which are based on the concept of experiential learning and which are very popular. A high ropes course, a climbing tower, Canadian canoe tour or expedition with map, compass or GPS unit – why not make use of one of the most effective forms of training for long-term personal and team development? Outdoor seminars are equally suitable for trainees from all disciplines and at all stages in their course as well as for managers, teams and project groups from companies, organisations and institutions.
Are you planning a classic conference and want to work in a focused atmosphere? In the hostel, you'll enjoy professional audio-visual equipment and 6 modern and pleasant conference rooms for up to 90 people. The quiet location and the views of the Rurstausee reservoir make for a relaxed atmosphere and allow productive work to be done.

As a "Youth Hostel for Outdoor and Adventure Sports", Simmerath-Rurberg Youth Hostel specialises in team training activities. Thanks to the unique forest location in the Eifel National Park, overlooking the Rur Dam, the hostel also offers the ideal conditions for relaxed working and a successful schedule of seminars.

Outdoor options

Natural high ropes course:

  • 10 high and 10 low fixed elements in the forest, installed in line with the highest safety standards according to the ERCA
  • Modern equipment in line with current guidelines
  • Climbing tower with 6 routes up to 8 metres high, varying in difficulty

On the Rurstausee reservoir:

  • Canadian canoe tours for groups of up to 70 people
  • Raft-building activities

In the middle of nature:

  • expeditions with map, compass or GPS.


The outdoor seminars are tailored to suit your individual wishes and objectives. That's why the prices vary according to size and scope.


Our outdoor-training eases the integration of young, new colleagues into the company. It is binding apprentices and instructors together, promotes the ability to work in a team and generates therefore the basis for a functioning Networking.

  • cooperation partner: outdoor united GmbH
  • individual event concepts for 10 to 150 participants
  • length: 3 hours up to several days
  • prices on request

Team Events

Team Events are standing for experience-oriented events. They link acting with topic; they activate, enchant and generate therefore unforgettable impressions- so that collectively a creative get-to-know is forwarded in a lively manner and team spirit is generated.


  • The hostel is open 24 hours a day.
  • Reception: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Individual seminar advice
  • The hostel team would be happy to help you plan your leisure activities.


The kitchen team can be flexible as far as catering is concerned and can adjust the menus to suit your wishes; the team uses mainly seasonal and local ingredients. The pizzas (late night snack) or barbecue evenings, for example, make a welcome change.

Conference equipment

DVD player, flip chart, metaplan board, overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, slide projector, speaker's desk, stereo system, TV set, video recorder, Fax, piano, photocopier