Get an overview of this hotelRiverfront Cologne hostel in Nippes with free breakfast

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Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk


Located in Nippes, this hostel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Das Delfter Haus and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cologne Cathedral and Great St. Martin Church. Romano-Germanic Museum and City Hall are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Property Features

This smoke-free hostel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, a 24-hour front desk, and free newspapers.

Room Amenities

All 169 rooms offer showers, desks, and free toiletries.

DJH City-Hostel Köln-Riehl

Hostel Amenities

Hostel Amenities

Dining options at the hostel include a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measure 9128 square feet (848 square meters). This Cologne hostel also offers tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and multilingual staff.

DJH City-Hostel Köln-Riehl is a smoke-free property.

  • Conference space size (meters) - 848 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 9128 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1981 
  • Total number of rooms - 169 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Onsite venue - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Basketball on site 

Hostel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests are required to be members of Hostelling International or an affiliate, such as German Youth Hostel Association. Guests must present a valid membership card at check-in. Guests who are not members may purchase a membership online or at the reception desk at check-in. Fees are EUR 7 per guest under age 27 per year, and EUR 22.50 per guest age 27 or older or per family with children under 26 (fees subject to change without notice). Special membership fees may be available for schools, clubs, and other institutions. Members from outside Germany are subject to the regulations in their country of origin, but non-members from abroad can also purchase welcome stamps at this hostel. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No pets or service animals allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A city tax is imposed by the city of Cologne. Business travelers with proof of business-related travel are exempt from this tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A 5 percent city/local tax will be charged
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hostel Name

  • City-Hostel Köln-Riehl
  • DJH City-Hostel Köln-Riehl
  • DJH City-Hostel Köln-Riehl Cologne
  • DJH City-Hostel Köln-Riehl Hostel
  • DJH City-Hostel Köln-Riehl Hostel Cologne
  • DJH Köln-Riehl
  • DJH Köln-Riehl City-Hostel
  • Köln-Riehl DJH

We should mention

Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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