Green Key

Book1 Design Hostel


Det Økologiske Spisemærke

BOOK1 offers a unique hostel experience that challenges the notion of a typical hostel and raises the bar for the hostel category altogether. The design hostel is located in the former Aarhus Public Library, in extension of the recreational park, Mølleparken, with views to the iconic rainbow at ARoS. BOOK1 is a hybrid that combines classic hostel elements like bund bed dorms, laundry facilities, and ping pong tables with luxury hotel elements such as private rooms and suites, a sauna, and unique designs. All combined with a food court, cool lobby bar, lounge areas and events throughout the year. It is a place to be ‘private together’ no matter if you stay in a Bunk Bed Room, Pod Dorm or in a Private Double room or Suite. With interior designs that matches the original building’s architecture and original elements, BOOK1 truly offers a unique design experience in the heart of Aarhus.

Environmental efforts

Green Key since 2022 and part of the Brøchner Hotels sustainability efforts -  bæredygtighedsindsats.


Aarhus and the area

Being Denmark’s second city, Aarhus is the centre of a region filled with dynamic and creative cities, unique countryside scenery with a beautiful national park not to mention world-class art and cultural activities. And we are happy to share it all with you. In the cities of the region, historical surroundings set the perfect scene for a creative and vibrant town life with exciting attractions, shopping and ample opportunity to get a taste of Danish cuisine based on fresh, locally produced ingredients.

Furthermore, the region holds amazing natural scenery as far as the eye can see: 360 km of unspoiled, blue coastline and white beaches frame the magnificent and ever changing landscape with lakes, streams, forests, hills and an endless number of breathtaking lookout points.

The city holding the prestigious title as European Capital of Culture 2017 has led to the cultural scene in Aarhus and the Aarhus Region being at its strongest ever. This attracts visitors from all over the world and puts Aarhus in the lead as Denmark’s number one tourist attraction outside of Copenhagen in terms of geography and tourism turnover.

About 60% of the rooms in Aarhus are eco-labeled after Wakeup Aarhus has received Green Key.