Linsengericht in the Hessian Spessart region

Linsengericht Youth Hostel in Hesse is located in the town's Geislitz district, on the verge of a forest with a beautiful view to the Kinzig valley.

Rediscover the environment
Linsengericht Youth Hostel, with its location by the forest, is an ideal starting point for hikes in the "Hessian Spessart" nature reserve. This was the first Hostel ever to be certified as a "German Nature Reserve Youth Hostel". The criteria for being awarded this seal of approval are environmental education and sustainable operations. Kindergarden and school groups as well as football clubs or music groups enjoy coming here for training, rehearsal or group trips. The Hostel has two pianos, basic conference equipment and spacious grounds with a football pitch (which can also be used for other games) and barbecue area.
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The Youth Hostel borders immediately on the forest, 6 km to the south of Gelnhausen on the edge of the Spessart nature reserve.

The Hostel accommodates its guests in over 130 beds in rooms with two to eight beds each, four of which are particularly suitable for families with children. All rooms have a homely atmosphere and are practically equipped.

Leisure activities

The Hostel grounds cover about 20,000 sqm and are located immediately by the Hostel. There is a football pitch, barbecue area and bonfire site, and an outdoor and indoor swimming pool nearby in Gelnhausen, so that guests can be active and do sports or relax and recharge their batteries in addition to just spending the night.