Hostels in Hamburg, Germany

Looking for hostels in Hamburg, Germany? The word for ‘hostel’ in German is Jugendherberge, you’ll often see it abbreviated as JH or DJH. You can check below for direct contact information for hostels in Hamburg, but for up to date information and availability, it’s best to check HostelWorld. They have the largest inventory of hostels worldwide, and with over 10 million reviews and ratings from other travellers you know exactly what to expect.

Another good way to find budget accommodation and hostels is by checking They have listings for affordable hotels, homestays, hostels, and other unique accommodations. You can use their advanced filtering to narrow your results by budget, location score, overall review score, and amenities. Many of the places on also offer free cancellation, which takes the pressure off the planning phase of your trip.

In Germany, many additional hostels are listed on the website, which luckily offers their content in English. Most of these are not available on HostelWorld. These are useful for those backpackers who wander off the beaten path.

Be sure to read our Hostel Tips and Tricks, which covers how to find the right hostel, hostel etiquette, and which essential items you should pack for a great hostel experience.

Planning a longer trip? Read our Germany Backpacking Guide for visa info, work-travel opportunities, top things to do, and how to go backpacking around Germany on a budget.

Direct contact information for hostels in Hamburg, Germany:

If you’re dialing from a non-german phone, add the country code (+49) before the phone numbers listed here.


Schanzenstern Hotel
Bartelsstrasse 12
Tel : 0049 040 4393413
Website :

Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel
Max-Brauer-Allee 277, 22769 Hamburgbus: 115; s/u-bahn: Sternschanze
Tel : (040) 43182310
Fax : (040) 43182311
Website :

Jugendgasthaus Auf dem Stintfang
Alfred-Wegener-Weg 5, 20459 Hamburgbus: 112; u-bahn: Landunsbrücken
Tel : (040) 313488
Fax : (040) 315407

Jugendgasthaus Honer-Rennbahn
Rennbahnstraße 100, 22111 Hamburg
Tel : (040) 6511671
Fax : (040) 6556516

übernachtungs- und GasthausBartelstraße 12, 20357 Hamburg
Tel : (040) 4398441
Website :

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