The 5 hippest hostels in Copenhagen

1) Urban House

Urban House has a lot to offer to guests: bike rentals, a tattoo parlour, an in house cinema, a live music stage, and a busy bar. The bedrooms here are simple but clean, which is fine because staying at this place is all about the fun community atmosphere anyway.

name sign of the Urban House in Copenhagen

Colbjørnsensgade 5-11

+45 3323 2929


2) Sleep in Heaven

This vibrant backpacker hostel is located in the shabby-chic Nørrebro district. The services and amenities here are pretty standard for a European hostel, but the atmosphere is lively and the neighbourhood feels authentic. 

hostel sleep in heaven

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3) Generator Hostel

The highly-rated Generator Hostel is a hip, funky hostel that feels more like a concept hotel than a traditional backpackers haunt (i.e.: no guest kitchens). Note: Adelsgade is a great access point for Copenhagen’s city centre, located just a few steps away from The King’s Garden, the colourful Nyhavn harbour, some of the city’s best bistros, and the main shopping areas.

generator hostel copenhagen

4) Copenhagen Downtown Hostel

Currently rated as Copenhagen’s best hostel (via, CDH also boasts the city’s best address for hostel dwellers, right in the centre of the city. On top of the stellar location, CDH offers loads of amenities: free family-style dinners every night, free walking tours, happy hours, cheap ‘all you can eat breakfast’, and live music events.

Copenhagen downtown hostel inside

5) Woodah Hostel

This small ‘yoga hostel’ offers guests a tranquil option to the typical bustling hostel scene. With its relaxed vibe, Woodah is well-suited for the bohemian Vesterbro district.

room woodah hostel

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