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Kartauserstrasse 33, 79102 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As others have said, there aren't many choices for hostels in Freiburg, and the Black Forest Hostel was closer to town than the other option. I stayed in a 17 bed dorm, but it wasn't even close to full either night. Conveniently placed partitions create an illusion of privacy, which is nice. The bed was comfortable, but it was 4... More 

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Seoul
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There're not many choice for hostel seekers in Freiburg. If we think about this, this hostel is not a bed option, but not a best hostel among overall hostels around the world. I stayed 8 beds dorm which has all single beds and this is quite good.(not bunk beds and big room.) But the room was a big cold and... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is one of the only hostels in Freiburg and the way they advertise themselves makes it seem way better. Maybe it is better in summer, but when I was there it was not great. There was a kind of weird atmosphere, not that welcoming or comforting, just generally, and I found my dorm mates to be very inconsiderate so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

I was there for two nights because I needed a place to stay in Freiburg for university. All in all it made my time in Freiburg to a total nightmare. It starts with a undefinable funny smell in the entrance, high prices for almost nothing, you have to pay for every basic thing you like to have such as sheets.... More 

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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

I stayed for three nights here in an 11-bed room. Clean, comfortable (there is an additional charge for bedding) and good kitchen if you want to cook while you are there. Black Forest has one of the best common areas I've come across at any hostel, wide spaces, lots of cushions and chairs. As a solo traveller, it was a... More 

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Sassuolo, Italy
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This curious hostel is what I would like to find in every city: multicolour, curious furniture and accessories, a large living room and kitchen, to prepare your meal and meet interesting people. I've been sleeping in the largest common room, I was a bit scared because of the noise. It was summer and the windows were open. Well, the relaxing... More 

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Wolverhampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My friend and I stayed here for three nights over a weekend in August, this time in an 11-bed room. It was my second trip here. On arrival, check-in was friendly and easy (we were even shown to our room), and from that point forward the things we particularly appreciated were: - clean, bright and airy rooms with plenty of... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I stayed at the Black Forest Hostel with a group of friends and we weren’t really sure what to expect after reading previous reviews.. We did have a brilliant two day stay but the hostel certainly isn’t to everyone’s taste. The cliental of the hostel seems to be young, “alternative” travellers, some of whom appeared to have been staying there... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This hostel seems like a hippy ish paradise, no WiFi out of concern for safety, a common room with a raised and padded platform for chilling out, and a very environmental outlook. Beds were comfy and showers were warm, one can also get a great view while using the restroom, though that might not be for those who are paranoid... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
41 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My stay at this hostel was an interesting experience. First off, I did not feel like this was a hostel. Over half the people lived there as it was cheaper than renting a place, so I was one of only a handful of travelers. It's also huge, which does make for a really unique space, but in cold German winters... More 

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Address: Kartauserstrasse 33, 79102 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Location: Germany > Baden-Wurttemberg > Freiburg im Breisgau
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