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Mindener Str. 51, Petershagen, 32469, Germany

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The former noble residence "Bessel Hof" offers space for 116 guests and is ideal for families, business meetings and seminars.

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Petershagen Hostel

Hostel Petershagen

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Petershagen hostel is a modernised historic building located directly on the river Weser and not far from the Weser cycle route. The hostel attracts sports fans and nature lovers alike who can both enjoy relaxing walks along the river meadows.

The hostel offers both private and shared rooms, from singles to dorms all with lockable wardrobes, bathrooms and seating areas. There is a buffet breakfast served every morning in the dining room and the hostel will also provide packed lunches on request. The building also contains a multi-purpose hall for seminars, school groups and families. Outside the hostel there is a barbecue area, a football pitch, a children’s playground and a volleyball field.

Petershagen hostel is within walking distance to bars and restaurants. Guests can choose to take part in the many outdoor activities in the area, visit Steinhuder Meer Nature Park, or learn about the history of the small town of Petershagen, a former episcopal city.


Prices are members' prices

Sorry, there is no availability for the dates you have chosen or the hostel is closed. Please refer to the hostel information for contact details and opening dates.

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 16 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 1 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of EUR 3.50 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Playground
  • TV room
  • Table tennis / ping pong
  • Terrace / patio


  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free
  • Internet Cafe Distance - More than 10km

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 28 Dec to 18 Dec

From 08:00 to 12:00
From 16:00 to 20:00
From 16:00 to 20:00
From 17:00 to 19:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +49-5707-919690

Fax. +49-5707-919971

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Büschings Mühle (Less than 500m)
  • Kaiser-Wilhelm-Denkmal (More than 10km)
  • Glashütte Gernheim (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (5 to 10km)
  • Cinema (More than 10km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Gym (5 to 10km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • Nightlife (5 to 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (5 to 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (500m - 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

By coach or car: Take A 2 exit 33 Minden/Porta Westfalica and then continue on to B 482 Bremen/Minden-Ost. After about 13km follow signs towards Petershagen. Access for cars is via Besselstraße access for coaches via Griesebachstraße
The hostel offers free private parking
Take a train to Minden railway station; then take bus 6 to Minden central bus station. From platform 7 take bus 501 to “Petershagen Marktplatz” (market square). From there it’s a 6 minute walk to the hostel. Alternatively take the Regionalexpress train from Minden railway station to Petershagen Lahde. From there take bus 500 to “Petershagen Marktplatz” (market square). From there it’s a 6 minute walk to the hostel

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