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2A Hostel

Saalestr.76, 12055 Berlin, Germany
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It's a nice, clean hostel with pleasant staff very close to the S&U Bahn. While not packed, there seemed to be a fair number of guests, but there was still a calm and easy-going atmosphere. I had had a comfy bed at an 8-bed dorm with lockers and a bathroom. It was clean, though the room was a little dark.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is a clean and friendly hostel it is right next to the S & U Bahn which gets you to all the main locations in Berlin. There is not much around the neighbourhood so you will most likely spend more time out than in. The hostel is clean, the rooms are warm but you can always turn the thermostat... More 

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Alveston, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Clean hostel, right next to the S-Bahn station which is good for getting around. This does mean it can be noisy at night but FREE earplugs are provided at reception. Has the potential to be a great bar, but the atmos just doesn't seem to be there. The area that the hostel is located isn't the nicest, especially at night.... More 

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Aillas, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I think the most painful part of our experience was the location. Set in one of the poorest and most crime ridden communities in Germany this was not exactly an ideal stay... Was kindly introduced while eating breakfast a 9 am to the sight of a pimp and his unfortunate worker right outside the window. Terrible sleep for the 3... More 

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Arzu C, Inhaber at 2A Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Darren, It is unfortunate to hear that your experience at our hostel was not optimal. We regret however that you focus in your review is solely on the area surrounding the hostel and not the hostel itself. We would have liked to hear how your stay was so we could be able to improve on any aspect within the... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

really enjoyed staying at the spaceship with the glass sliding doors...right next to the train station, super clean, staff helped give me information about getting to the airport, (the line is RIGHT outside) etc. For those complaining about internet, I only used it in the lobby, I guess that's the only place you can get it which isn't a problem... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Reception was friendly and helpful, room was clean. Didn't seem near much as far as nightlife goes, but the tram is right next door. Breakfast included, good lockers and new, clean bathrooms and showers. Every other hotel and hostel was booked in central berlin, and this still had rooms available. This is a great option if you're willing to go... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I had never stayed in a hostel before - I always stay in hotels - but I wanted to give it a go. I got a bed in a 8 bed mixed dorm, and as soon as I got in the room I made some new friends. The hostel is pretty new (or it looks pretty new), and exceptionally clean.... More 

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Freiburg Im Breisgau, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Pro: - easy to get from Berlin Hbf (it's very near a s-bahn station and 20minutes away from Hbf); - clean; - the workers there are kind and ready to help you; - good and cheap breakfast (you pay 5 euros and you can eat/drink what and how many you want); - wi-fi; - everyone has a locked box for... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

As stated in the title, the rooms were unbearably hot both throughout the day and at night. I barely slept due to how hot the rooms were. The Internet wasn't fantastic as it was slow and struggled to reach the room I was in. There were also limits to how long they could be used at a time which can... More 

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Kingsburg, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed in 2 separate rooms in this hostel, so I am submitting separate reviews. See my other review of the double room. Our flight was delayed more than 5 hours, so I emailed the reception to let them know we would be quite late arriving. There was a prompt response letting me know that it was okay to arrive... More 

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