Hostels Germany: The Only Comprehensive, Unofficial, Opinionated Guide

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Whether you're looking to party or just looking for a clean, quiet, affordable place to crash, this guide will get you exactly where you want to go. The authors tell it like it is with their at-a-glance rating system and candid descriptions. Look inside for full profiles of 128 hostels plus listings of 395 additional hostels through Germany. Entries include their opinions on: cleanliness, safety, hospitality, especially good bargains, party potential, favorite hostels, what to see and do in the area. They'll also...

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Overview

Whether you're looking to party or just looking for a clean, quiet, affordable place to crash, this guide will get you exactly where you want to go. The authors tell it like it is with their at-a-glance rating system and candid descriptions. Look inside for full profiles of 128 hostels plus listings of 395 additional hostels through Germany. Entries include their opinions on: cleanliness, safety, hospitality, especially good bargains, party potential, favorite hostels, what to see and do in the area. They'll also tell you which hostels provide 'extras' like Internet access, meals, laundry facilities, bike rentals - and more! (4 5/8 X 8 5/8, 416 pages, b&w photos, maps, icons)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762709199
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/1/2001
  • Series: Hostels Series
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 4.64 (w) x 8.37 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Karr is an award-winning writer whose contributions have appeared in Sports Illustrated, the San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle, Sierra, E Magazine, Sanctuary, and other publications. He has traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and abroad and has been twice selected artist-in-residence by the National Parks Service. He is the author of seven other books in Globe Pequot's Hostels series. Karr is a resident of Athens, Georgia.

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Table of Contents

How to Use This Book 1
A Short History of Hostelling 10
How to Hostel 13
Traveling in Germany 18
Getting There 18
Getting Around 21
Phones 24
Money 25
Travel Insurance 26
Speaking German 27
Other Resources 28
Berlin 34
Northern Germany 64
Hamburg 65
Lubeck 72
Rostock 75
Other Hostels 78
Central Germany 110
Bremen 111
Dresden 113
Frankfurt 120
Hannover 122
Leipzig 126
Weimar 127
Other Hostels 133
Rhineland/West Germany 204
Aachen 205
Bonn 207
Dusseldorf 208
Koln 211
The Moselle Valley 216
Bernkastel-Kues 217
Brodenbach 218
Cochem 219
Koblenz 220
Traben-Trarbach 222
Trier 223
The Rhine Valley and Area 225
Altenahr 225
Bacharach 227
Bad Neuenahr 228
Bingen 229
Hochspeyer 230
Idar-Oberstein 231
Karlsruhe 232
Mainz 234
Neustadt 235
Oberwesel 236
Rudesheim 237
St. Goar 238
Worms 239
Other Hostels 241
Baden/Southwestern Germany 278
The Black Forest 279
Breisach 279
Freiburg 281
Menzenschwand 283
Schluchsee 284
Titisee 286
Triberg 287
Konstanz Lake (The Bodensee) 288
Bregenz 288
Friedrichshafen 291
Konstanz 292
Kreuzlingen 293
Lindau 295
Ravensburg 296
Romanshorn 296
Rorschach 297
Rottweil 298
Singen 299
Uberlingen 300
Stuttgart 301
Other Hostels 306
Munchen (Munich) 324
Bavaria 344
The Bavarian Alps
Bad Endorf 345
Berchtesgaden 346
Fussen 348
Garmisch-Partenkirchen 349
Mittenwald 351
Oberammergau 352
Oberstdorf-Kornau 353
Prien 354
Reutte 356
Passau 357
The Romantic Road 359
Augsburg 359
Dinkelsbuhl 360
Donauworth 362
Eichstatt 363
Ingolstadt 364
Nordlingen 365
Nurnberg 366
Ochsenfurt 369
Regensburg 371
Rothenburg ob der Tauber 372
Wurzburg 373
Other Hostels 375
Paul and Martha's Picks 401
About the Authors 405
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