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Opening hours
The house is open

7.00 a.m. - 10.00 p.m.

Closing time

Open all year except

17. Dec 2018 - 27. Dec 2018

04. Jan 2019 - 30. Jan 2019

Prices 2018

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 20.50 € 26.50 € 30.50

The small village of Köthen, a "gateway to the lower Spreewald forest", is idyllically located in an area rich in lakes and forests - in the middle of which is our beautiful Köthener See Youth Hostel. It is 6 km from Märkisch Buchholz, on the banks of the 3.5 km long Köthener See lake. Starting directly at the village, forest areas spread out all round the hostel as far as the Krausnicker mountains with the observation tower on Wehlaberg hill. Between the mountains and Köthen, there are seven lakes in a fairy-tale setting.

129 beds in 27 single to eight-bed rooms, some with en suite shower/toilet, 5 bungalows, each with 4 beds, ideal conference facilities, W-LAN, right on the lake, barbecue and campfire site, table tennis (indoors and outdoors), beach volleyball, playground, table football, billiards, board and parlour games, beach (no guards), pedal boat rental, Wendish farmer's oven, canoe rentals - also with tour guide, bicycle rental - also with tour guide, experiential educational programmes with schattenspringer.de, campsite, trip on a Spreewald punt

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
Klubraum 52.1 sqm 40 30 30 25 25 GF € 50.00
Seminarraum 24.4 sqm 25 20 20 20 20 GF € 30.00
Kaminzimmer 33.8 sqm 30 25 25 25 25 GF € 20.00
Conference equipment

CD player, digital camera, DVD player, flip chart, overhead projector, pin board, projector, TV set, video recorder

Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
Klubraum 52.1 sqm - 35 25 GF yes € 50.00
Kaminzimmer 33.8 sqm - 25 20 GF no € 20.00
Seminarraum 24.4 sqm - 20 10 GF yes € 30.00
Leisure activities

Here, you can immerse yourself in the beautiful countryside of the lower Spreewald region, which is rich in hilly forests, broad rivers and narrow streams and small and large lakes. Plenty of fresh air, nature you can touch and experience. The hostel itself is a village within the village, near Köthener See lake. The lake is part of the UNESCO Spreewald Biosphere Reserve. Be active - by bike, on foot or on water! We've got the right ideas and opportunities for everyone.

Trips and excursions

  • Farm museum with agricultural technology (Schlepzig 10 km)
  • Freilandmuseum Germanische Siedlung (open-air museum "Germanic settlement") (Klein Köris, 20 km)
  • Tropical Islands (9 km)
  • Wildpark Johannismühle (game park) (35 km)
  • Baruther Glashütte (show glassworks) (35 km)
  • Wehlaberg hill with viewing platform (2 km)
  • Gläserne Meierei ("glass dairy") with guided tour and tasting (13 km)
  • Freilichtmuseum Lehde (open-air museum) (38 km)
  • Spreewelten (pool & spa complex) (Lübbenau, 35 km)
  • Berlin (70 km) and Potsdam (90 km)