Hanseatic town and UNESCO World Heritage Site

Hanseatic town and UNESCO World Heritage Site

Wismar is an old Hanseatic town and World Heritage Site - and simply beautiful! You can get a real sense of history in one of Europe's best preserved historic town centres. You will find all kinds of beautifully renovated historic buildings standing right next to each other, including luxurious, modest and intriguing ones. The town is a work of art that reflects the spirit of various eras and influences. This also impressed UNESCO in 2002 and was the reason it assigned world heritage status to Wismar.

A different wind blows out on the bay and opposite at the different island beaches of Poel. Children laugh and splash about in the water, those craving the sun simply sunbathe, trawlers chug along, dogs bark - here you can really unwind and enjoy your break! Just like nature. There is hardly any other place where you can hear so many different birds than here on Poel.

These are some of the highlights of the Wismar Youth Hostel:

  • Maritime flair in the Hanseatic town of Wismar
  • Ideal facilities for holding conferences and seminars
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site and brick Gothic architecture in the historic town centre
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Opening hours

The Hostel is open all year (except for Christmas).

Reception hours between 01 May and 30 September
- daily: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Reception hours from 01 October an 30 April
- Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Saturday/Sunday: 8 - 11 a.m. and 3 - 6 p.m.

Checkin: 3 - 6 p.m.

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.00 € 27.00 € 31.00

Prices 2019

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.50 € 27.50 € 31.50

134 beds, rooms with two to six beds, partly equipped with en-suite shower/toilet, 2 seminar rooms, club and function rooms, two small common rooms for group leaders and families, TV room, barbecue, possibility of playing games in the common room, table tennis, ball games ground, bicycle rental right next to the Hostel, board game rental

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day
Seminarraum 2 40 sqm 26 18 16 16 26 GF upon request
Seminarraum 1 68 sqm 45 30 26 26 45 1 upon request
Fernsehraum 52 sqm 35 24 14 14 35 1 upon request
Speisesaal 108 sqm 72 48 28 28 72 GF upon request
Conference equipment

CD player, DVD player, flip chart, internet access (WiFi), overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, whiteboard

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
Seminarraum 2 40 sqm 2.7 m 30 25 GF yes upon request
Seminarraum 1 68 sqm 2.7 m 50 30 1 yes upon request
Fernsehraum 52 sqm 3.2 m 45 25 1 yes upon request
Speisesaal 108 sqm 4.0 m 65 40 GF yes upon request
Staging options

staging options in the vicinity (2.0 km),

Welt, komm her!

Das ist ein Gedrängel: So viel Kultur und Geschichte auf einem Fleck! Das wollen wir der Welt zeigen. Unsere Türen stehen offen. Für Schulklassen, Studenten und Wissensdurstige aus aller Herren Länder. Auch für Sie. Aber aufgepasst: Ohne Spaß, Sport und Erholung läuft nichts.

Outings and excursions

  • Zoo
  • Town park: Part of the 2002 State Garden Show with a 28-metre high observation tower, biotopes and plenty of places to play
  • Mecklenburg Heath
  • Coastal landscape with typical flora and fauna/ Küstenlandschaft mit typischer Flora und Fauna
  • Phantechnikum
  • Swimming pool Wonnemar
  • City tours
  • Baltic Sea island Poel with original landscape