Gersfeld in the Rhön nature reserve

Gersfeld Youth Hostel is located at the centre of the city's sports and recreational area, bordering on a forest. From here, hiking paths lead into the Rhön area or to the Gersfeld game reserve. In winter, guests can make use of the meticulously prepared cross-country ski tracks and slopes in the Rhön region.
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Opening hours
The house is open

8.00 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.

The reception is open

8.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.

2.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Check-in

2.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Prices 2019

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 21.00 € 26.00 € 27.50

Prices 2020

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 24.00 € 29.50 € 33.50

The Youth Hostel is located about 0.5 km from the city centre in Gersfeld's sports and recreational area, immediately by a forest.

The Youth Hostel accommodates its guests in a total of 120 beds in 20 rooms with two to 12 beds each, all with washbasins. Two rooms with six / eight beds respectively are particularly suitable for families with many children.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
    cinema
  • parliament
    parliament
  • block
    block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
    circle
Floor Rent per day
TR 3 28 sqm 25 15 15 13 20 GF upon request
TR 4 27 sqm 25 15 15 13 20 GF upon request
Stadthalle (extern, 0,6km) 561 sqm 700 450 - - 500 1 upon request
Bürgersaal (extern, 0,6km) 191 sqm 150 80 50 60 80 1 upon request
Ev. Gemeindesaal (extern, 0,6km) 100 sqm 110 90 100 90 70 1 upon request
Conference equipment

projector

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
TR 3 28 sqm 2.2 m 25 15 GF yes upon request
TR 4 27 sqm 2.3 m 25 15 GF yes upon request
Stadthalle (extern, 0,6km) 561 sqm 10.0 m 700 400 1 yes upon request
Bürgersaal (extern, 0,6km) 191 sqm 4.5 m 150 60 1 yes upon request
Ev. Gemeindesaal (extern, 0,6km) 100 sqm 3.0 m 110 50 1 yes upon request
Rehearsal room equipment

piano

Staging options

indoor stage (70.0 sqm),

Leisure activities

  • Leisure activities for nature lovers - guided excursions and walks in the Rhön nature reserve, to Wasserkuppe mountain and to the "Red Moor" (Rotes Moor) at an altitude of 804 metres, to the waterfalls in the Kaskadenschlucht gorges, etc.
  • Visit the sights, such as the gliding museum.
  • Bike rental.
  • Climbing (indoors and outdoors).
  • Spa and wellness programme at Kaskadenbad thermal bath (massages etc.).
  • Horse riding.
  • Mountainbiking and survival training. (Mountainbike rental by the Youth Hostel).
  • Paragliding courses.
  • Visit an organic farm and bake your own bread.
  • Guided tours with a biologist.
  • Game reserve.
  • "Point Alpha" border watch tower.
  • Mini golf.
  • Outdoor swimming pool and spa pool.
  • Skiing and sledging.