The modern hostel is in a quiet but central location right on the Rhine. Enjoy the flair of the city of Cologne before returning to recover and relax in the hostel after a long day of sightseeing. Thanks to a direct underground connection, guests can get to the city in about 10 minutes, an ideal starting point for exploring Cologne. Attractions include the city’s beautiful Old Town, the gothic cathedral, Cologne trade fair and the KölnArena events stadium, all of which are approximately 3 km from the hostel. Neuss indoor ski complex and RheinEnergie sports stadium are 45 km and 15 km away respectively. This hostel was built in 1983. Travellers can enjoy a pleasant stay in one of the 116 rooms. At the establishment, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Most of the storeys can be reached by lift. Amenities include a cloakroom and a safe. Wireless internet access (for a fee) is available to travellers in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the accommodation are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a café, a bar and a pub. The grounds of the hostel feature a playground and an attractive garden. Additional features at the establishment include a newspaper stand and a TV room. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation. Guests can also use the bicycle storage facilities. Lectures, presentations or meetings can be held in one of the 13 conference rooms. Each of the rooms is appointed with central heating and a bathroom. Most rooms also feature a terrace for relaxation. The carpeted accommodation units feature a double bed. A safe and a desk are also available. An ironing set is also available for travellers' convenience. Rooms suitable for wheelchair access are bookable. Amenities in the bathrooms include a shower. Bathrooms with wheelchair access can also be booked. The hostel offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms. A range of sport and leisure opportunities ensure an interesting stay. The terrace is a great place to while away the time. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. A range of options are available, including tennis, table tennis and a solarium. Fun and entertainment are offered by a casino. Copyright GIATA 2004 - 2016. Catering options available at the establishment include bed and breakfast, half board and full board. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner. The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: VISA and MasterCard.