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Hello there, adventurous solo traveler. Are you backpacking your way through Europe, or just looking for an affordable place to crash? You'll love our spacious dorms (with en-suite bathrooms), friendly staff and top location just steps away from all the best sights in Dresden. 

Also, we know that when you're traveling solo, it can be challenging to meet new people. That's why we offer you many opportunities to socialize at our alternative to a hostel in Dresden: from our guest kitchen and game zone to our cozy lounge area and bar. Swap stories and tips with fellow backpackers and solo travelers, and who knows? Maybe you'll make some lifelong friends along the way!

Free WI-FI at MEININGER Hotels

Free WiFi
Always stay connected

Central Location at MEININGER Hotels

Central location
Find us tucked into city centers

Free Towels at MEININGER Hotels

Free towels & linen
You'll be looking fresh

Ensuite Bathrooms at MEININGER Hotels

En-suite bathrooms
Hello, privacy!

24H Reception at MEININGER Hotels

24h reception
We got your back 24/7

Laid Back Vibes at MEININGER Hotels

Laid-back vibes
Kiss stress goodbye

Game Zone at MEININGER Hotels

Game zone
Let the fun begin

Guest Kitchen at MEININGER Hotels

Guest kitchen
Free your inner chef

Luggage Room at MEININGER Hotels

Luggage room & lockers
For worry-free stays

Your dorm stay made simple

How to book your bed:

Choose your travel dates

Book your bed in one of our dorms by using the "shared rooms" filter

Find the best room type for you (female, mixed, big, or small) & pick one of our rates

Select your extras & complete your reservation

Things that'll make you smile: all MEININGER dorms have an en-suite bathroom & lockers. Wowed, yet?

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MEININGER Hotels Backpackers

Better than your usual hostel in Dresden

Are you a backpacker on a self-journey to see as much of the world as possible? Are you a people person craving new friends and meaningful connections? Is "explorer" your middle name? Say hello to MEININGER Hotels... with a twist. 

We know that traveling is an endless adventure. Sometimes it can get challenging and exhausting. That's why we're here to offer you a friendly and welcoming space where you can recharge your batteries and continue your journey with fresh energy and enthusiasm. Our hotels are much more than just a place to sleep. They're places to connect with like-spirited travelers, share your personal stories, and learn about new cultures and perspectives. Central locations, spacious rooms with comfy beds and private bathrooms, guest kitchens, washing machines and dryers, bars, breakfast buffets, packed lunches, free WiFi, luggage rooms, 24-hour receptions, bike rentals, game zones, and other hotel services… 

Whether you're staying with us for a few days or a few weeks, we want you to feel inspired to explore the amazing city you've chosen to visit. Take a deep breath, relax, and let us do the rest. We're thrilled to be a part of your adventure!

Your room | Backpacker edition

Bed(s) in female dorm (max. 6 beds)
Bed(s) in female dorm (max. 6 beds)
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Bed(s) in mixed dorm (max. 6 beds)
Bed(s) in mixed dorm (max. 6 beds)
1 Guest icon
Your call!
  • Flex or Save | Cancel free or non-refundable
  • Now or Later | Pay in advance & save or at hotel
From 55 EUR
Book now

Your Dresden backpacking trip. Your to-do list.

Hey, backpackers! Welcome to our budget friendly-hotel in Dresden—yes, it's the perfect 2-in-1 combo! We offer you the ideal stay without the wallet-busting price tag. We know that when you're on the road, every little thing counts, so with us, your adventure-packed stay will be easy breezy. Spacious (unisex or mixed) dorms, luggage-storage room, laundry facilities, a guest kitchen and more fun extras are calling your name...

Do you want to plan a trip to Dresden without spending a fortune on accommodation? As THE budget hotel in Dresden city center, we want to give you the ultimate travel experience while keeping you on a budget. The MEININGER Hotel Dresden Zentrum offers you modern facilities, a wide room-range, affordable prices, free WiFi, a late check-out option for those of you who love your zzzs and want to linger for longer, as well as a yummy breakfast buffet to start your day off right—just to name a few of our specials.

Let's give you a sneak peek of what you can expect during your stay. First off, our 24-hour reception means we're always happy to help you with anything you need, whether it's a recommendation for the best local pub, a family-friendly activity or other fun stuff. We're also a pet-friendly hotel, so you can always B.Y.O.P. (= Bring Your Own Pet) with you when staying with us. But wait, there's more! If you need a workspace during your stay, we've got you covered with work-friendly spaces and desk-equipped rooms. And our photo cabin is the perfect way to capture all of the fun vibes you'll get during your Dresden trip.

We know that traveling can get stressful, so we've created a space that's cozy, fun, and welcoming. The best part? With our central location next to all the top sights and attractions in Dresden, you can spend less time commuting and more time enjoying your trip. Plus, we're almost next door to the Dresden Central Station (Hauptbahnhof), so you can easily hop off the train and start exploring the city. Start your next adventure here.

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Multi-bedded rooms Dresden Zentrum
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Multi-bedded rooms Dresden Zentrum
Multi-bedded rooms
Multi-bedded rooms Dresden Zentrum
Multi-bedded rooms
Multi-bedded rooms Dresden Zentrum
Multi-bedded rooms
Multi-bedded rooms Dresden Zentrum
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Find spacious dorms with en-suite bathrooms and enjoy our cozy, soft beds and free lockers at the MEININGER Hotel Dresden Zentrum. It's a win-win.
You bet. Our guest kitchen is the perfect spot for you to free your inner chef, or even meet some new people while staying on a budget.
We've got a spacious lounge, a friendly bar, laundry facilities, a guest kitchen, a game zone and a fun photo cabin! Come, check them out.
Looking for the best alternative to student hostels in Dresden? We're perfectly located by the Central Station, making it super easy to get around and explore!

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