The City-Hostel Riehl in Cologne is a light-flooded friendly youth hostel with comfortably furnished single, double and shared rooms, all equipped with shower/toilet. The hostel also offers a lobby, a bistro and a sun terrace. Several conference rooms with modern technology are also available. All meals are served as buffets.
++++Attention: The city of Köln charges an overnight stay tax of 5% on the room accommodation rate, which needs to be paid by the guests. This tax is NOT INLCUDED in the HRS rates and needs to be paid additionally in the hotel. The guest has to show the completed form upon arrival. Otherwise the guest will not be exempted from the tax. ++++
The hostel is situated on the edge of a park in the Rhine meadows of Riehl. The riverside path is ideal for cycling or inline skating. It has a direct underground connection and requires only 9 minutes to get to the centre, the old town and attractions, such as the cathedral, chocolate Museum and shopping arcade. The Zoo is also within walking distance.