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The Black Forest Hostel

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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Essex
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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WI
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This hostel is a little out of the way, but not very far and easy to find walking from downtown (even in the dark and rain). I didn't have any problems with other residents, though there did seem to be a mix of different types of residents/travelers. The rooms do have rather a lot of beds, but each bed has... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I needed a last minute hostel and the receptionist at another hostel in Stuttgart recommended me this place.. Didn't do research on it, but was expecting it to be a youth hostel.. But it was NOT! Everyone that was there was pretty old and some looked kind of weird.. There was no wifi and if you're in the last floor,... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Stayed 3 night at this friendly hostel. Staffs and guests are great!Met ppl all walks of nationalities from composers to students. Comfortable bed with side table and cupboard for each guest. You can either bring your own bed sheet/blanket or rent for once only. Kitchen equipped with utensils/appliances & spacious living/dining hall. Fridge for your daily groceries. Luggage room for... More

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Sydney, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I came to freiburg on a recommendation from a german receptionist at a hostel in stuttgard, fantastic place to visit really pretty easy to get around, the hostel black forest is amazing in every way, friendly staff, great location walking distance to everything, spacious happy and well appointed bedrooms and common areas, you could hire bikes, highly recommend freiburg and... 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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The Black Forest Hostel Germany/Freiburg Im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg

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