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In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, free WiFi

Guest reviews

3.7/5 Good
339 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Bar
  • Laundry


Explore the area

Popular LocationOrchestra Center NRW1 min walk
Popular LocationDortmund Concert Hall3 min walk
Popular LocationWestenhellweg Street5 min walk
AirportDortmund (DTM)23 min drive

Choose dates to view prices

  • Single Room, 1 Twin Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 140 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Twin Room

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 151 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsTwin Room
  • Quadruple Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 172 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsQuadruple Room
  • Family Room

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 172 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsFamily Room
  • Family Room for 6 persons

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 205 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsFamily Room for 6 persons
  • Shared Dormitory (1 bed in a dorm for max 6 people)

    Room amenities

    • 205 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory (1 bed in a dorm for max 6 people)

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area


Located in Dortmund, a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof is in a shopping district and near a metro station. St. Reinold's Church and Marien Church are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Royal Saint Barbara's Dortmund Golf Club and Meditherme Ruhrpark. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Signal Iduna Park or Westfalenhallen.

Visit our Dortmund travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Orchestra Center NRW - 1 min walk
  • Dortmund Concert Hall - 3 min walk
  • Westenhellweg Street - 5 min walk
  • Thier-Galerie - 9 min walk
  • Dortmunder U - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Dortmund Central Station - 5 min walk
  • Kampstrasse U-Bahn - 6 min walk
  • Duesseldorf Intl. Airport (DUS) - 40 min drive


  • Zum Schlips - 1 min walk
  • Hirsch Q - 1 min walk
  • Lütge Eck - 2 min walk
  • Mare - 2 min walk
  • Cappadocia 4 - 2 min walk

About this property

a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof

Dortmund hostel in City-Ost, near Westfalenhallen
A bar/lounge, conference space, and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, a library, and express check-out are onsite. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and safes. TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities that guests will find include showers and free toiletries.
A&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof offers 105 accommodations with safes and complimentary toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Premium satellite television is provided.

Bathrooms include showers. This Dortmund hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

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

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

No onsite parking available

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: EUR 7.9 for adults and EUR 3.95 for children
1 bar

Things to do

Bicycle rentals
Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

Laundry facilities


ATM/banking services
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken


Business services

Meeting rooms
Conference space (1485 square feet)




In-room accessibility


Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities




Free toiletries
Hair dryer (on request)


27-inch TV
Premium channels
Satellite channels


Individually decorated
Individually furnished



Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10 per pet, per day
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types


Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A 7.5 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.

Business travelers may be exempt from the Dortmund city tax and may contact the property for further information or ask the hotel at check-in.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 7.9 for adults and EUR 3.95 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per day
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 7.50 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 10.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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 onsite parking is available.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

A&O Dortmund Hauptbahnhof Hostel
A&O Hostel Dortmund
A O Dortmund Hauptbahnhof Hostel
A O Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof Dortmund
a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof and receive a full refund?
Yes, a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof?
As of Jul 5, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof on Jul 6, 2020 start from $41, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of EUR 10 per pet, per day.
How much is parking at a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this hostel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–anytime. Early check-in is available for a fee of EUR 7.50 (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at 10 AM. Late check-out is available for EUR 10.00 (subject to availability).
Where is this property located?
Located in City-Ost, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Orchestra Center NRW and within 3 mi (5 km) of Signal Iduna Park and Westfalenhallen. Westfalenpark Dortmund is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away. Dortmund Central Station is only a 5-minute walk and Kampstrasse U-Bahn is 6 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very comfortable stay

Really good value for a hostel and good condition and comfort too.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Clean rooms, great breakfast selection, always pleasant staff, and amazing prices!

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness
Good location, cheap, but you get what you pay for

Simple hostel that also doubles as a hotel. Great location, but the cleanliness was not that great (not at least in my room).

Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2019


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Comfortable rooms in central Dortmund

We spent one night with our dog at the hostel. The staff was friendly and they gave us a big room so we could be more comfortable with the dog. The room was newly renovated and clean. There are a lo of of near by restaurants. Overall we had a good stay.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019