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The Green Elephant - Hostel

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11 Sint Maartenslaan, Maastricht, LI, 6221 AV, Netherlands

Hostel with spa, near Market
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The Green Elephant - Hostel

from €47
  • Bed in Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (14 beds)
  • Bunk Unit Pod in Shared Dormitory (8 pods)
  • Bunk Unit Pod in Shared Dormitory (6 pods)
  • Double Unit Pod in Shared Dormitory (16 pods)
  • 4 Person Bunk Unit Pod in Shared Dormitory (2 pods)
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room
  • Comfort Double Room
  • Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Quadruple Room, Private Bathroom
  • Comfort Quadruple Room, Garden View
  • Room (6 Guests)
  • Quadruple Room (private shower-shared toilet)

What’s around The Green Elephant - Hostel


  • In Maastricht-Centre Urban District
  • Market - 11 min walk
  • Vrijthof - 17 min walk
  • Maastricht University - 19 min walk
  • Fair Play Casino Maastricht - 3 min walk
  • Centre Ceramique - 10 min walk
  • Stadhuis - 11 min walk
  • Basilica of Our Lady - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Schiphol Airport (AMS) - 125 min drive
  • Maastricht (MST-Maastricht - Aachen) - 15 min drive
  • Liege (LGG) - 33 min drive
  • Maastricht Station - 3 min walk
  • Maastricht Randwyck Station - 24 min walk
  • Houthem-St. Gerlach Station - 9 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 70 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This property does not provide towels.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
  • Handrails in stairways
Languages Spoken
  • Dutch
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Freshen up
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hostel's full-service spa, Vivacious City Spa. Services include massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.


Serendipity - Onsite restaurant.

The Green Elephant - Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Green Elephant Hostel Maastricht
  • Green Elephant Maastricht
  • The Green Elephant - Hostel Maastricht
  • Green Elephant Hostel
  • Green Elephant
  • The Green Elephant - Hostel Maastricht
  • The Green Elephant - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Hostel/Backpacker accommodation The Green Elephant - Hostel


For details on pet restrictions and to request pet-friendly rooms, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.50 per person, per night
  • Towels/sheets: EUR 2.5 per person, per stay

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 5 (subject to availability)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 10 (subject to availability)

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 14 per night

There is an equipment fee of EUR 5 per stay

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 15.0 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 9.5 for adults and EUR 9.5 for children (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 7.5 per pet, per night

Service animals exempt from fees

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Green Elephant - Hostel

  • Does The Green Elephant - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Green Elephant - Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Green Elephant - Hostel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Green Elephant - Hostel?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at The Green Elephant - Hostel.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Green Elephant - Hostel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to midnight. There's a charge of EUR 5 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of EUR 10 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Green Elephant - Hostel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

The Green Elephant - Hostel

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