Copenhagen Downtown Hostel

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  • Free Breakfast
  • 25% Off Food

The Copenhagen Hostel

Our award-winning hostel has 24-hour reception, a spacious and lively lounge and bar, and a edgy venue for live music We are centrally located in the old part of Copenhagen, next to the City Hall Square and the parliament. Our location is outstanding for local hotspots, whether it’s bustling nightlife, the longest pedestrianized shopping street in the world (Strøget), fusion restaurants, the famous Tivoli gardens and the harbour beach. If you'de like some more culture, we are just next to Denmark’s best museums, galleries and theaters.

The hostel is cosy yet cool, proudly showing a Scandinavian retro design and a friendly, relaxed vibe. Our trendy lounge provides the ideal surroundings to chill or socialize and meet other guests. Our café offers an all-you-can-eat-and-drink breakfast buffet for an unbeatable price and tempting foods during the rest of the day. If you are looking for more liquid entertainment, we have one of the cheapest bars in town, located right here in our lounge area and offering a great value Happy Hour every night. Make yourself comfortable and enjoy playing pool, foosball or other games with your (new) friends.

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  • Designer Rooms

    The Copenhagen Downtown hostel includes rooms designed by local artists, always evolving to bring you cutting edge comfort and have a fun time.

  • Incredible Atmoshere

    With live music in the basement and a fun crowd upstairs in the bar, Copenhagen Downtown is the perfect place to meet new friends on the road.

  • Award Winning Quality

    Awarded the 'Best Hostel in Denmark' by Hostelworld in 2012, 2014 and 2015, Copenhagen Downtown is the best backpacker destination in the country.

  • Great Location

    With the most convenient and connected location in Copenhagen, you can easily reach us from the airport and begin exploring our historic Old Town neighbourhood.

  • Excellent Facilities

    Super fast 5G Wi-Fi, shared dinner every night for 20DKK (3EUR), free ipad rental, free entry to Rust club and free walking tours.

  • 24 Hour Reception

    Open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week

Copenhagen Hostel Overview

Europe's Famous Hostels As a proud member of the St Christopher’s Inns Network and Europe's Famous Hostels, the Copenhagen Downtown hostel offers every great quality you’d expect from a St Christopher’s Inn: an awesome atmosphere, free WiFi, discounted food and drinks for guests, and top quality low cost accommodation.

Other awesome facilities and services offered at this hostel include:

  • A super relaxed and chilled out atmosphere in the bar to mingle with other travellers.
  • Daily events in the evening with live music 2 nights a week, party nights and special one off events.
  • Lots of freebies, including free superfast 5G Wi-Fi, free evening meal every night, free bed linen, free.
  • Clean bed linen provided and your bed freshly made before arrival.
  • Top facilities, including bicycles for hire, towels, laundry service, safety lockers, hairdyers and more.
  • Serving up hot, cold and alcaholic beverages from the the on-site bar. Also enjoy homemade pizza, sandwiches, pasta, burritos and various snacks from the bar.
  • Late night bar
  • All you can eat breakfast
  • Live Music
  • Reception open 24 hour, no curfew
  • Bicycle hire

Hostel Service & Facilities

What’s included:

  • Free Wi-Fi in the bar, hostel and common areas
  • Free iPads/notebooks to borrow
  • Free entry to basement club
  • Free city maps
  • Free linen included
  • Photocopy machine available
  • Universal power adaptors - free to borrow
  • City guides, maps and information from our friendly staff
  • Bicycle hire
  • Hairdryer hire - free to borrow
  • Towels for hire (free for group bookings)
  • Lockers for hire in luggage room
  • Daily events and enjoy live music two nights a week

Available at reception:

  • Cafeteria & restaurant
  • Late night bar
  • Shared evening meal for 20DKK pp
  • All you can eat breakfast for 70DKK (60DKK pp if prepaid online )
  • Bedside reading lights
  • Chillout room
  • Elevator
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board games
  • Billiards / pool table
  • Foosball
  • Prebooked dinners ( from 1-2 course) avaliable for groups

Other services:

  • 24-hour reception & no curfew
  • Secure hostel area and room keycard access
  • In room lockers for small items
  • Secure luggage storage (require own padlock)
  • Bank cards accepted - American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Maestro and JCB

Hostel Policy

Check-in & check-out time
You can check in as soon as the rooms or beds are ready - usually by 2pm. If you arrive earlier, you are welcome to store your bags in the luggage room and use the common facilities. Check out time is 10am.

A valid passport, EU ID or driver’s license is required for check-in.

Age Restrictions
No one under the age of 18 can stay at the hostel without being accompanied by a responsible adult. Anyone under-age cannot stay in shared accommodation with anyone who is not a family member or part of their group.


Cash and most major bank cards are accepted. American Express credit cards are not accepted.

Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the building. Smoking areas are available outside.