Your accommodation: Göttingen Youth Hostel
Welcome! Young people from all over the world seeking a suitable accommodation in Göttingen, the student city with an international flair, are likely to find it in our Youth Hostel.

Located on the outskirts of the city, away from the urban hustle and bustle, the Hostel is ideal starting point for individual guests and families, and various groups and school classes to explore the city's range of culture and leisure activities. It also offers ideal conditions for holding conferences, seminars, workshops and music practice classes, as well as being a quiet place to work.

We would be happy to provide you with further information regarding the city and Youth Hostel, as well as responding to your questions concerning the planning and booking of your stay in Göttingen.

We look forward to your visit!
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Opening hours
The house is open

6.30 a.m. - 11.59 p.m.

The reception is open from 6.30 a.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight)

Check-in is from 12.30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 29.60 € 35.40 € 38.50

Home to important institutions and with its wide range of educational facilities and cultural attractions, Göttingen is the most important city of southern Lower Saxony. Göttingen Youth Hostel lies at the north-eastern edge of the city, 20 minutes walk from the city centre. Just enter the following into your sat navs: Grotefendstr. 1.

  • We have 46 rooms, mostly equipped with shower and toilet, and can accommodate up to 142 guests.
  • 6 single rooms (of which 2 are equipped with shower/toilet)
  • 9 double rooms (of which 6 are equipped with shower/toilet)
  • 23 rooms with four beds with shower/toilet
  • 1 room with 5 beds and shower/toilet
  • 1 room with 6 beds and shower/toilet
  • Group and seminar leaders have their own single and double rooms - mostly fitted with en-suite bathrooms.
  • Are you planning a major event for up to 150 people or would you rather work in small groups? Our new hall, function and rehearsal rooms offer a lot of possibilities.
  • Need some space for leisure activities? A film showroom, disco room, large common and other common rooms are at your disposal.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
    cinema
  • parliament
    parliament
  • block
    block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
    circle
Floor Rent per day
Max Planck 180 sqm 160 100 60 130 - - upon request
Otto Hahn 58 sqm 40 24 24 34 - GF upon request
Max Born 58 sqm 40 24 24 34 - 1 upon request
Walther Nernst 58 sqm 40 24 24 34 - B upon request
Max von Laue 73 sqm 80 40 40 50 - B upon request
Otto Wallach 28 sqm 20 20 20 24 - 1 upon request
Conference equipment

blackboard, CD player, DVD player, flip chart, internet access (WiFi), metaplan board, microphone system, overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, slide projector, speaker's desk, TV set

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
Max Plank 180 sqm 10.0 m - - GF yes € 300.00
Otto Hahn 58 sqm 2.5 m - - GF yes € 110.00
Max Born 58 sqm 2.5 m - - 1 yes € 110.00
Walther Nernst 58 sqm 2.5 m - - B yes € 110.00
Max von Laue 73 sqm 2.5 m - - B yes € 110.00
Otto Wallach 28 sqm 2.5 m - - 1 yes € 75.00
Rehearsal room equipment

piano