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The Green Elephant Hostels Maastricht

Common sense of being

Conscious attention to yourself and a boost to your wellbeing

The Green Elephant Hostels is your tranquil haven in Maastricht. At The Green Elephant, you consciously focus on yourself, giving your well-being a boost. Situated just around the corner from the bus and train station in the trendiest district of the city, Wyck, and within walking distance of the city center, it’s a place where a community of digital nomads, conscious budget world travelers, and health enthusiasts who live responsibly come together. Our aim? To contribute to an even fitter, greener, and healthier world through hospitality. One person at a time. Common sense of being.

Your stay begins with a healthy juice upon check-in before heading to your Tiny Dream House, Bunk Bed in a Green Space, or private room. The Urban Forest and the Spa & Wellness Area with saunas are the perfect spots to unwind. Whether you’re traveling alone or with a group of six, you’ll meet again in the morning at restaurant Serendipity for an energetic start to the day with a healthy and responsible breakfast.

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Reception - The Green Elephant Hostels

Highlights at The Green Elephant

Your stay is packed with facilities and services, so all you have to do is focus on enjoying:

  • Fast and personalized check-in with a healthy juice
  • Urban Forest
  • Spa & Wellness Centre with saunas, and hammam
  • Restaurant Serendipity and Bar Coddiwomple
  • Healthy breakfast buffet with plenty of vegan option
  • Trendy DIY meal prepper for cooking your own meal
  • Micro Gym for a quick workout
  • Clean Club with washing machine and dryer
  • Rent a SUP board or longboard

Vivavious Eco City Spa & Wellness

[ Vivacious ] adj. Full of life and good spirits; happy and lively in a way that it is attractive.

That tingling sensation from head to toe after a freezing cold shower following a sauna session… Heavenly, isn’t it? If you recognize that feeling, then you absolutely must discover the Vivacious Eco City Spa in Maastricht, located in the wellness area of The Green Elephant Hostels. Here, you’ll find everything you need for one or multiple sauna sessions: three saunas, a hammam, a changing room, foot baths, regular and bucket showers, and even a cool-down ice wall. The infrared wall acts as a miracle worker for your resistance. You can also indulge in a massage or delightful facial or body treatment by appointment. The wellness area is only accessible in combination with a hotel stay. Enjoy!

Spa & Wellness
Vivacious Eco City Spa Entrance Maastricht

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I contact The Green Elephant Hostels?

You can reach us at, or by telephone via 043 321 11 20.

What are the check-in and check-out times at The Green Elephant Hostels?

You can check in from 3 PM. An early check-in is possible from 10 AM (subject to availability), for €15.

  • At 11 AM for €12,50
  • At 12 PM for €10
  • At 1 PM for €7,50
  • At 2 PM for €5

Check-out is until 11 AM. Prefer to sleep in? You can book a late check-out until 1 PM for €15.

What kind of breakfast does The Green Elephant Hostels offer?

Nothing beats starting your day with a good dose of energy, and that begins with a healthy breakfast! In our restaurant Serendipity, there’s an extensive buffet every morning with fresh vegetable and fruit juices, fruit, cereals, overnight oats, fresh bread, and vegetarian and vegan spreads. Gluten-free and lactose-free products are a standard part of the breakfast. See more information about the breakfast

Can I park at The Green Elephant Hostels?

You can park your car at Q-Park P+R Station Maastricht for only €16 per 24 hours. And the best part? It’s less than a two-minute walk from The Green Elephant. See parking information

Am I allowed to smoke in the hotel?

Just like in the rest of the Netherlands, smoking is not allowed in public areas. Therefore, the entire hotel is a non-smoking hotel, but smoking outside is allowed. If you smoke in your room, you will be fined €100 per day.

Where is The Green Elephant Hostels located?

The Green Elephant Hostels is located around the corner from Maastricht’s central station in the Wyck district.

Address: Sint Maartenslaan 11, 6221 AV Maastricht, Netherlands. See location info.

What types of rooms can I book at The Green Elephant Hostels?

Whether you’re traveling alone or with two, four, or six people, at The Green Elephant Hostels we have rooms for one to six people. You can choose from one of the Shared Spaces or a private room. Shared Spaces range from a Bunk Bed in a Green Space to a Tiny Dream House, and they all have access to the luxurious Morgenfrisk bathhouses. Private rooms are available for two to six people and are available with or without a private bathroom. See more information about our rooms.

What dining options does The Green Elephant Hostels offer?

Restaurant Serendipity offers the healthiest, most nutritious, and especially vegan breakfast buffet. Bar Coddiwomple is always open for a drink and a bar bite. You can also cook your own meal in our DIY Meal Prepper See more information

Does The Green Elephant Hostels have wellness and fitness facilities?

Yes, the Vivacious Eco City Spa wellness is accessible for guests of The Green Elephant Hostels starting from €7.50 per person. Swimwear, a towel, slippers, and a bathrobe are required. You can rent everything except swimwear at the reception. The Green Elephant Hostels has Micro Gyms spread throughout the building, and there is a separate space for yoga and meditation. See more information

Does The Green Elephant Hostels have special offers or promotions?

Our website always offers the best price. You also get an extra 5% discount when you sign up for our newsletter.  See also our page with special offers and packages.

What are the cancellation policies at The Green Elephant Hostels?

If you have made a flexible reservation, you can cancel free of charge up to one month before arrival. See here for all our booking conditions.

What is the age limit for check-in?

You must be at least 18 years old to stay. Your ID will be checked upon check-in. Minor guests without the accompaniment of a parent or guardian are not allowed.

Are pets allowed?

Yes, pets are allowed in the private rooms (upon request only).

Are there elevators in The Green Elephant Hostels?

No, there are no elevators.

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