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Featured Hostels in Copenhagen

a&o Copenhagen Norrebro
2 out of 5
Tagensvej 135-137, Copenhagen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £56 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar

Located in København N, this hostel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Bispebjerg Hospital and within 3 miles (5 km) of Nyhavn and Little Mermaid. Tivoli Gardens and Parken ...

3.8/5Good! (721 reviews)

"Good hostel to the price! Clean, friendly staff , good transportation to centrum and Train"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2020

a&o Copenhagen Norrebro
A&O Copenhagen Sydhavn
2 out of 5
Scandlagade 12/Sydhavens Plads 4, Copenhagen
The price is £67 per night from 8 Mar to 9 Mar

Located in Vesterbro, this hostel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Vesterbro Pool and within 3 miles (5 km) of Tivoli Gardens and Nyhavn. Copenhagen Zoo and City Hall Square ...

3.8/5Good! (33 reviews)
Meget godt for en lavt pris

"Vi var meget tilfreds. Alt var klar og som forventet. Det var ikke noget luxus oplevelsen..men alligevel rigtigt meget meget godt for den lavtpris vi har betslt"…"

Reviewed on 23 Nov 2020

A&O Copenhagen Sydhavn
Urban Camper Hostel
2 out of 5
2C Lygten, Copenhagen
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Located in København NV, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Round Tower, Rosenborg Castle and Stroeget. City Hall Square and Nyhavn are also within 3 mi (5 ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (27 reviews)
Noisy experience

"The room itself and the showers were clean. The staff was friendly, and the location is not too far from the city center. But.... it was very noisy as you can hear other rooms as well, so I had lots of trouble to get a good night sleep"…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2020

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Steel House Copenhagen
2 out of 5
Herholdtsgade 6, Copenhagen
The price is £49 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar

Located in Copenhagen City Centre, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 10-minute walk of City Hall Square, Stroeget and Tivoli Gardens. Botanical Garden and ...

4.2/5Very Good! (1,194 reviews)
Overall great stay - swimming pool with cold water

"Location of the hostel is great, close to the station. Cleaningness was also on point. Many attractions and friendly service. However, the swimming pool had really cold water. We bought 2 entries for 40DKK for 2 hours but when we went there it took us 10 minutes of swimming before going out."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2020

Steel House Copenhagen
Generator Copenhagen
2 out of 5
Adelgade 5, Copenhagen
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The price is £61 per night from 3 Mar to 4 Mar

Located in Copenhagen City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Kongens Nytorv and Stroeget. Nyhavn and Rosenborg Castle are also within 10 minutes. ...

4/5Very Good! (995 reviews)

"Good and very clean.. Very good prepared for Covid-19."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Generator Copenhagen
Danhostel Copenhagen City - Hostel
5 out of 5
H.C. Andersens Boulevard 50, Copenhagen
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The price is £54 per night from 7 Mar to 8 Mar

Located in Copenhagen City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Tivoli Gardens and National Museum of Denmark. City Hall ...

3.9/5Good! (864 reviews)

"I found this hostel to be of good value in terms of price and location for it's level of quality provided. I was in a shared dorm that had a toilet and bathroom specifically in the dorm room. The dorm was clean and modern. Unlike some hostels where they try fit as many beds as possible there was ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2020

Danhostel Copenhagen City - Hostel
Urban House Copenhagen by MEININGER
2 out of 5
Colbjørnsensgade 11, Copenhagen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night from 21 Mar to 22 Mar

Located in Copenhagen City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Tycho Brahe Planetarium, Tivoli Gardens and City Hall Square. Stroeget and National ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,413 reviews)
Exceptionally clean and spacious room

"We had a spacious room which was totally clean. The staff of the hostel was very friendly and helpful, giving us tips about places to visit in the city."…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2020

Urban House Copenhagen by MEININGER
Woodah Boutique Hostel
2.5 out of 5
1 Abel Cathrines Gade, Copenhagen
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The price is £50 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar

Located in Copenhagen City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Tivoli Gardens and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Copenhagen Zoo and Nyhavn are also within ...

4.4/5Excellent! (5 reviews)
Great place

"Extremely cheap. Close to center, nice breakfast, nice host. At litlle noisy at night in the weekend."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

Woodah Boutique Hostel
Copenhagen Downtown Hostel
2 out of 5
Vandkunsten 5, Copenhagen
The price is £41 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar

Located in Copenhagen City Centre, this hostel is steps away from Copenhagen Court House and Christiansborg Palace. Stroeget and National Museum of Denmark are ...

3.7/5Good! (984 reviews)
Perfect For Short Stay

"The hostel in located in central Copenhagen just a short walk from the Main Square and numerous metro stops. The staff were friendly and the bar attached to it is reasonably priced and open late. The twin room itself was small and the top bunk wasn't the easiest to get up to but for the price of ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2020

Copenhagen Downtown Hostel
Copenhagen Backpackers - Hostel
2 out of 5
Reventlowsgade 10A, Copenhagen
The price is £33 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar

Located in Copenhagen City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Tivoli Gardens, City Hall Square and Stroeget. National Museum of Denmark and University ...

3.8/5Good! (157 reviews)

"Liked the check-in was quick and the staff was friendly. The bed had too little headroom so didn't really fit in it"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Copenhagen Backpackers - Hostel
Globalhagen hostel
2 out of 5
Ravnsborggade 11, Copenhagen
The price is £45 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar

Located in Norrebro, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Stengade and Botanical Garden. University of Copenhagen and Round Tower are also within 1 mile ...

4/5Very Good! (7 reviews)

"I køkkenet kunne man godt bruge en el kande og stedet er super godt"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

Globalhagen hostel
Bedwood Hostel
2 out of 5
Nyhavn 63, Copenhagen
The price is £37 per night from 2 Mar to 3 Mar

Located in Nyhavn - Amalienborg, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Nyhavn, Copenhagen Opera House and Stroeget. Amalienborg Palace and Round Tower are ...

3.8/5Good! (152 reviews)
Good location

"Very friendly staff, nice & warning atmosphere at lobby & shared kitchen area. Nice big & long wooden dinning table with often free fresh baked bread rolls. Place is clean & comfy but the guests should also make an effort & clean after themselves to help the staff."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul 2020

Bedwood Hostel
Danhostel Copenhagen Bellahøj
3 out of 5
Herbergvejen 8, Bronshoj, Copenhagen
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The price is £62 per night from 7 Mar to 8 Mar

Located in a provincial park, this family-friendly hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Stroeget, City Hall Square and Tivoli Gardens. Round Tower and Christiansborg ...

3.9/5Good! (438 reviews)

"The level of customer service was outstanding. My partner and I came to Copenhagen to celebrate our one year anniversary and we couldn't have found a better place to spend it. We have a lovely view of the town which just made out stay perfect. Thank you to the staff who were so nice to us."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019

Danhostel Copenhagen Bellahøj
Lyngby Hostel
2 out of 5
Raadvad 1, Kongens Lyngby
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Situated in Kongens Lyngby, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Deer Park, Bakken and Bellevue Beach. Sorgenfri Palace and Charlottenlund Beach Park are ...

3.7/5Good! (39 reviews)
Businesss stay at the Hostel

"I got exactly what i was expecting. Reasonable conditions and facilities and all very clean. Due to my long working hours and short attendance periods from the staff i was unable to take advantage of the bicycles to roam the area as they are locked up. A sugegestion could be to implement arrangements ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jun 2019

Lyngby Hostel
Danhostel Ishøj Strand
3 out of 5
Ishoj Strandvej 13, Ishoj, Hovedstaden
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The price is £87 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ishøj Harbor and Arken Museum of Modern Art. Hundige Strand - Ishøj Strand and Waves Shopping Centre ...

4.3/5Excellent! (17 reviews)

"Dans Hostel is a super place to stay, I have recently stayed there and the staff are extremely friendly and the amenities are great for Kids , all around top basic accommodation, the only negative was the price quiet expensive @ €220 for 2 nights ... Anyway the Staff and the accommodation will continue ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Danhostel Ishøj Strand
Sleep in Heaven
7 Struenseegade, Copenhagen
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Located in København N, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Stengade, Stroeget and City Hall Square. Botanical Garden and University of Copenhagen are also ...

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Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport

Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport

4 out of 5
Ellehammersvej 20, Kastrup
The price is £128 per night from 3 Mar to 4 Mar
4.5/5Wonderful! (3,477 reviews)

"Very nice room with a great view. Spacious bathroom with both shower and tub. Everything clean and functional. The fact the hotel had direct, covered access to Copenhagen Airport is a big plus."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan 2021

Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport
Skt. Petri

Skt. Petri

5 out of 5
Krystalgade 22, Copenhagen
The price is £110 per night from 21 Mar to 22 Mar
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,083 reviews)
Good location and friendly staff.

"Good location, friendly and informative staff. Room felt a bit aged and worn. Shower took 5-10 min to heat up. However I would still recommend people to stay."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2020

Skt. Petri
Ascot Hotel

Ascot Hotel

4 out of 5
Studiestræde 61, Copenhagen
The price is £93 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
4.2/5Very Good! (829 reviews)

"Beautiful, historic building in a very central location. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were very clean and the hotel main areas were very cozy and well maintained. Walkable to all the main sights. Would definitely recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2021

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Keen to keep the krone for trips to the twirling carousels of the Tivoli Gardens and walking tours of colourful Nyhavn? Even in the sometimes pricey reaches of Scandinavia, hostels in Copenhagen can present a good balance between cost and comfort. Of course, many still offer up a taste of the fairy-tale charm of the city. They nestle in half-timbered buildings in the Indre By old town, or fringe the vibrant docksides. Inside, it's the usual mix of low-cost dorm rooms with around 10 to 12 beds apiece, private double rooms that share bathrooms and female-only sleeping quarters. And when the evening swings around? Hit the on-site bar for bouts of Scandi ale and pickles, smorgasbords of Danish cheese and beer and plenty of travel chats with fellow backpackers.

A stay to remember in hostels in Copenhagen

If you like your accommodation to have a little bit of edge and style, a hostel in Copenhagen could be the best way to go. Fuelled by youthful energy, these establishments are a mainstay for younger travellers looking for their fix of Hans Christian Andersen culture and Danish history. They can cater to all sorts. Couples are likely to be enchanted by the low-hanging ceilings, the timber-inlaid walls and the medieval past of some of the hostel buildings in the Indre By area of the city, for example. Meanwhile, young families and lovers of modern Scandi design should feel right at home in the new-build escapes of Amager and the outskirts of the capital. And there are chic lux hostels with bohemian dorm spaces in disused industrial blocks for more arty types.

Hostels in Copenhagen are always making efforts to infuse your travels with a little fun and adventure. Just mosey on down to reception and you can get free maps scrawled with local tips, bike rentals – a must in CPH – and help with booking tickets to the Tivoli. It's normal to find free or paid-for breakfasts in the offing, too. They will be typically Danish, which means strong coffee and sweet pastries to help fuel sightseeing jaunts. A number of hostels in Copenhagen also come with outdoor garden spaces, terraces or BBQ areas, allowing for a taste of al fresco life when the summer months swing around.

Choose hostels in Copenhagen to unravel the city

You might find that a hostel in Copenhagen offers a more hands-on way to experience this historic city than a classic hotel. Staff will take an active interest in how you fill your days and really help to make that trip special. In the Bedwood Hostel, that shouldn't be too hard. The stunning accommodation is located in a centuries-old mansion on the edge of the Indre By district. That's the main kernel of the old city, which means you'll never be too far from romantic strolls through cobbled streets and glimpses of the soaring Rundetaarn tower. If you can pull yourself from the cinema room, games room and buzzy common space of the Urban House Copenhagen by MEININGER, the bucket-list joys of the Tivoli Gardens are right next door, not to mention bracing summertime dips in the waters of Copenhagen marina.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Copenhagen?
By going with a hostel, you can spend less on accommodations and use more of your budget for sightseeing during your holiday. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and monuments.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), low prices and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Copenhagen?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to look first: A&o Copenhagen Norrebro - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Copenhagen Bispebjerg Station and Skjolds Plads Station. Property features include free WiFi, a bar and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers, free toiletries and hairdryers in all rooms. Urban Camper Hostel - 2-minute walk from Copenhagen Norrebro Station for easy access to public transport. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a bar. You’ll find towels, showers and linens in all rooms. Danhostel Ishøj Strand - You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find towels, showers and TVs in all rooms. Steel House Copenhagen - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Copenhagen Vesterport Station. Property features include free WiFi, an indoor pool and a bar. Rooms come with towels, showers and lockers. Urban House Copenhagen by MEININGER - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Copenhagen Vesterport Station and Copenhagen (ZGH-Copenhagen Central Train Station). Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms.
How many hostels can I expect to find in Copenhagen?
If you’re hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Copenhagen, one of Expedia’s 15 hostels could be a great choice for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Copenhagen?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 1°C. Average annual precipitation for Copenhagen is 603 inches.
What is there to see and do in Copenhagen?
Generally, Copenhagen is known for its cycling trails, museums and monuments. Major attractions include Tivoli Gardens, Nyhavn and Copenhagen Opera House. Get out into nature with places such as Botanical Garden, Kastellet and Frederiksberg Garden. Cultural attractions include National Museum of Denmark, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and Royal Danish Arsenal Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Copenhagen while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Copenhagen in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Kastrup Airport (CPH), located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) away. An alternative is Malmo (MMX-Sturup), which is 32.4 mi (52.2 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to make use of public transport. Nearby metro stations include Rådhuspladsen Station, Copenhagen Vesterport Station and Gammel Strand Station. To check out more of the area, catch a train at Copenhagen Central Station, Copenhagen (ZGH-Copenhagen Central Train Station) or Copenhagen Norreport Station.