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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I stayed at the Black Forest Hostel as part of a University field trip and was a little apprehensive having read some of the reviews, but it turned out better than expected. Getting to the hostel was easy, the bus from Basel airport goes direct from the terminal to Freiburg train station then it's either a 20 minute walk to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Me, my girlfriend, and my girlfriend's sister all stayed at the Black Forest Hostel in Freiburg. The attendants were friendly and the rooms were clean. We loved the crazy space-age showers and, though it was not luxurious, we didn't really expect luxury from a backpacker's hostel. I am really selective and prudish about where I'll stay and I was really... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

Good, clean hostel which has been thoughtfully furnished as well as a fully equipped kitchen. Shared bathrooms are clean and water pressure is great in the showers. Would recommend requesting NOT to be placed in room 1 which is right by the front door (incidentally also very far from the nearest bathroom which is a problem if you use the... 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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