Night lodge is a five minute walk from Dammtor station (Hamburgs second largest train station).
The hostel is situated between Planten un Bloomen (large park including Japanese gardens), Sternschanze and the university, placing it in the very heart of Hamburg, making it easy to escape the hustle and bustle of the busy city life.
Sunny afternoons can be spent in the nearby park or evenings in the Schanze area, where you will find plenty of entertainment with many restaurants and bars. Other areas for example St. Pauli, the harbour or the New City can all be easily accessed with the underground from Dammtor station. All the areas can be reached within 10 min from the hostel.
All train and bus line information can be found on www.hvv.de, which is the main transport provider for the area. The nearest U-bahn station is called Stephensplatz; it is a 3minute walk from the hostel, and from there it is eight minutes with the metro to the city center.
The nearby Dammtor station, is just one stop away from the Central Station (Hauptbahnhof);
From Dammtor you can also take the train to Sternschanze in about 3 minutes. There is also a bus stop just around the corner from the hostel (about 100 metres away): where the two bus lines ( 4 & 5, runs every 5 min ), taking you to the town hall market (Rathaus markt) the Central station and harbour city (Hafen city). From the airport there are frequent connections to the Central station by train, or you can take the S1 train to Ohlsdorf, and from there the metro (U-bahn) to Stephansplatz The journey takes around half an hour. By taxi it takes twenty minutes.
Shopping and entertainment
Being in close proximity to the university means that there are many shops, bars and cafés within the area. This creates a great atmosphere and provides some good shopping opportunities. There is also 2 supermarketd very close by. Two doors down from the hostel lies a small and friendly Celtic inspired bar named "Zum tanzenden Einhorn" here you can get various beverages and great local beers. And only four doors from the hostel you will find an Australian bar and restaurant. There you will be met with an authentic Aussie experience, and as it is called "The Down Under" the name in itself says it all. This bar serves great food untill 22:00, and drinks, not to mention a few Australian beers is served till some time after midnight. The Down Under has a friendly, relaxed and fun ambiance.