Hostel Infos

Opening Hours

Our Hostel is open between 8 am – 12 am an  4pm – 8pm Monday through Sunday. Nevertheless once you have already checked in and got your key card, you have full access to the house with it 24 hours a day, so you are basically independent of our opening hours.

The common areas and our kitchen are at your disposal around the clock.

What we offer you

  • Lounge

    Coasy common lounge area

  • WIFI

    Free WiFi Internet connection in the whole buildung

  • Kitchen

    Fully equiped kitchen

  • Laundry room

    Laundry room with washing machine & dryer

  • Rain shower

    Common bathrooms on each floor with rain shower and hair dryer

  • Bed linen

    Free bed linen

  • Locker

    Personal lockable cabinet

  • 24h

    24 hour access to the house

  • Coffee

    Coffee specialty machine

  • Snacks

    Vending machine (snacks & drinks)

  • Music

    Sound system in the lounge

  • Books

    Book corner

  • Dart

    Electrical dart board

  • Games

    various board and card games

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Normally the rooms are ready for check in by no later than 4 pm and you can check in until 8 pm.  A late Check-In after 8pm is only possible after prior consultation with us.


On the departure day You have to leave Your room by 11 am. Please remove the bed linen and hand it in at the reception. Do not forget to take your belongings out of the locker.

A longer temporary storage of your luggage is of course possible.

Our reception is available for you:
daily from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. and 4p.m. to 8 p.m.


The Bunk Hostel is only a stone`s throw away form the Main Railway Station, where you have the best public transportation connection to any possible location in Essen or any other city nearby. Our hostel is located very close to the A40 highway. The exhibition center Messe Essen is only about 3 km away as well. Within walking distance you can reach downtown Essen if You want to shop or the ‘Rüttenscheid’ bar district if You want to have a nice meal or a drink.

In our surroundings

The Bunk Hostel is only a stone’s throw away from Essen Central Station, from where you have the best public transport connections to any location in Essen or the neighboring cities. Our property is also close to the motorway A40. The exhibition center is only 3km away from us. You can walk to the city center for shopping or the Rüttenscheid pub district in Essen in just a few minutes.

In Essen

  • Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex (UNSECO World Heritage)

  • Messe Essen Exhibition Center

  • Gruga Park

  • Lake Baldeneysee

  • Villa Hügel Mansion

  • Folkwang Museum

  • Grillo-Theater

  • Alto-Theater

  • Essener Philharmonie

  • Essener Dom (Cathedral)

  • Old Synagogue Essen

  • University Duisburg-Essen

In the Ruhr area

  • CENTRO & Gasometer, Oberhausen

  • AQUA-Park, Oberhausen

  • Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen

  • Zoom Erlebniswelt (Zoo), Gelsenkirchen

  • Movie Park, Bottrop

  • Duisburg Inner Harbour, Duisburg

  • Landschaftspark Nord, Duisburg

  • Duisburg Zoo, Duisburg

  • Rail Way Museum, Bochum

  • Planetarium / Astronomy Center, Bochum

  • German football museum, Dortmund

  • Westfahlenpark & Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund

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