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Stresemannstrasse 72, 10963 Berlin, Germany
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

I spent 5 nights at this hostel. When I arrived there the owner charged a huge fee for using the card and an extra price for you to use cover on pillow and mattress. On the first night there the owner fight to some girls and on the second, he kicked a boy... The police went there. There was no... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

This place is awful. Staff are rude and unhelpful. One day, I came back from sightseeing and my bag was removed from the room. I went to the reception and they explained that I shudn't have been placed in that room. A man who I don't think was even staff brought upstairs to another room where I had a mattress... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We want to stay one night in Berlin and choose this hostel. I did reservations by www at hotels site a week or more before we want to arrive. I printed resevation form with it's number and go to Berlin. When we arrived at hostel service told as that they don't have our reservation and any free rooms. They told... More 

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Annecy, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

When we arrived, we were told that we had no reservation. Actually, I received 3 days ago a mail which confirmed me I reserved and I was asked if I wanted to rent a car and so on, consequently I never received this mail. I asked the woman, who did not want us to enter in the hostel, if there... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

I was already warned that this wasn't a nice place to stay but had little choice. History Hostel is at a nice location, close to the S-bahn and with a cheap supermarket and a really good bakery just around the corner, but it is a very, very dirty place (for example: bloodstains on sheets, beer caps in heater, yellow rug... More 

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NEW YORK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

rude staff, noisy room, bad share-shower room. not comfort bed and you should pay for the linen.no other furniture just a chair!!.

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Berlin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

I usually never bother with hostel or hotel reviews because you do usually get what you pay for. If you shelled out a little bit more dough you get a slightly better experience, but usually nothing much worse or better than expect or can be gleaned from existing reviews. This one is different though, and thus my first review. The... More 

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Paderborn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

I made a reservation, canceled in due time but still was charged by them - the reason was that they didn't get the cancelation message from www.hotel.info. I called them few times before someone was able to speak English and understand what's the problem. Now I am waiting to get my money back after forwarding them the cacelation confirmation.

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