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a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof

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Room & Suite (15)
Koenigswall 2, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany See on map
Name/address in local language
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
2 Star accommodation
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The a&o Hotel in Dortmund is ca. 300 meters from the Central Station and only ten minutes by foot from the main shopping street "Westenhellweg". With its central location and good connections the a&o is easy to reach More and is ideal as a starting point for excursions into the city and the surrounding Ruhr towns. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$24 - US$237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Germany > North Rhine-Westphalia > Dortmund
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
251Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
51Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Room & Suite (15)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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All reviews train station hour bar one night stayed here great location city centre bed dorm bar downstairs rooms are basic watch the football reception staff football trip room was clean booked this hotel main station place to stay hostel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very bad I don't recommend it to any one ,I spent 6 nights in a room with 6 beds, it was very noisy ,and people smoke in the room and I told the reception and they didn't take any action.When I booked my room they...More

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Thank LightPacker302143
Response from NicoG1753, Leiter Front Office at a&o Dortmund HauptbahnhofResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear LightPacker302143, thank you for the feedback. We are really sorry that we failed your expectations. At ao we have a strict no-smoking policy, especially in our rooms. Our staff is encouraged to make sure that our rules are observed. We will tutor the person...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hostel two years ago when passing through Dortmund on business, so when I had to do it again this year, I immediately chose this hostel again. The prices are still very good and the facilities are brilliant. I was only there...More

Thank Peter B
Response from NicoG1753, Leiter Front Office at a&o Dortmund HauptbahnhofResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Peter B, thank you very much for the constructive review. Your honest words are a an important feedback for us. We will take the critical descriptions into our next team meeting. We are looking forward to welcome you again in our house. Best regards

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Hello,It is a good hostel, clean and people are respectful.In the down side, I find it confusing about the prices. Booking said that it was all included, even the town fees and the sheets. However, not like that when I arrived, I had to pay...More

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Thank Belen876
Response from Nico G, Leiter Gästebetreuung at a&o Dortmund HauptbahnhofResponded 3 September 2018

Dear Belen876, thank you for your review. Your Feedback is very important for us, so we are glad that you had a good stay at our house. Booking and sleeping should be easy at a&o. Therefore it would be fine, if you tell us where...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

Its a hotel, not a hostel to be honest.. but location 10/10.. right in front of main station and close to all main areas.. facilities were pretty cool like a big hotel. might be difficult for a solo traveler to meet other people but i...More

Thank jigs14
Response from Nico G, Leiter Front Office at a&o Dortmund HauptbahnhofResponded 18 July 2018

Dear jigs14, Thank you so much for the review. We are delighted with your warm words and we hope, that you found some new friends in our hostel. It would be a pleasure for us too welcome you soon again. Best regards, Nico, a&o Dortmund

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

I'm staying 13 nights at this hostel for a photography project. Rooms are clean and service is ok. Location is very good. It's close to central train station with a quick access to city center. Also renting a bycicl is easy from "next bike" station...More

Thank sina d
Response from Nico G, Leiter Front Office at a&o Dortmund HauptbahnhofResponded 9 July 2018

Dear sina d, Thank you very much for your honest review. We are glad that you liked our hostel and had a productive time in Dortmund. We hope your photography project went well and there will be another opportunity to visit us again. Best regards,...More

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19 January 2016|
Response from Red N | Reviewed this property |
Yep! Each room (as far as I know) is equipped with a fairly large locker which would fit your luggage easily. To "borrow" a key for the locker costs 5 EUR at the front desk but this deposit is returned after your stay!
Graham C
1 October 2015|
Response from philip1970 | Reviewed this property |
Airport to Dortmund centre takes about 15 minutes. Hostel is 1 minute walk from exit
19 August 2015|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Liyihua, there are a couple of parking garages around the hostel. You might be able to park your car on the street as well. Regards
Room Tips
"As close to the ground floor as you can - lift is very slow!"
2 May 2017
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"next to the Central station"
6 Dec 2016
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"Stay at the back, the hotel is close to the inner ring road which is noisy"
8 Jul 2016
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"Choose a room at the back overlooking the courtyard."
30 Jun 2016
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