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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Saalestr.76, 12055 Berlin, Germany
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Ranked #94 of 316 Specialty Lodging in Berlin
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

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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Catania, Italy
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119 reviews 119 reviews
27 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This was a more "formal" hostel closer to a hotel instead of a hostel. It's very clean and very new. The complaints I have are with the little things and rules they have. You can't open the door, you can't bring your own drinks in the main lounge area, you can only drink in the basement in the guest kitchen,... More

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Hobart, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Great spacious bathroom in the dormitories & very safe locker system. Excellent value for money however it's more like a hotel rather than a hostel and lacks atmosphere... Bar was deserted each night (disastrous for two 18 year olds!) and there were very few opportunities to meet fellow travellers. Kitchen was poor - small & pots and pans were always... More

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Parma, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The hostel is clean and new, so i can say that it has been one of the most confortable i visited. Despite that the atmosphere is quite boring. At evenig and night you simply have to go far from the hostel to find nightlife, so in the hostel the're nobody around. The metro is very close, even though the hostel... More

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Krakow, Poland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The hostel is good. There is kitchen for guests and breakfast possibility. Rooms are clean and bathrooms also. It is located just near the station so it is easy to get anywhere. There is a lift in the building and it is the only way to get to rooms, beause doors on all floors ale closed all the time. Moreover... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Like other reviews tell, it's more like a hotel. The reason why I however find staying here a terrible experience was because of the arrogant attitude of the staff. When one of our friends went missing they were most unwilling to help. After he turned up, being robbed of all his stuff and left outside Berlin they still charged him... More

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

We are very sad and sorry to read your review about our hostel. We accommodate many international guests with different backgrounds every day, and our goal is to make everyone’s stay a very satisfying one. Our staff is always very friendly and helpful. When you came to the reception to report that you were missing your boyfriend we immediately called... More

Hastings, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

The staff are friendly, room was spectacularly clean, more like a hotel than a hostel! Right next to the station so very easy to get around, but not so close that the trains keep you awake at night! Would definitely go back to 2A if I ever go back to Berlin.

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Address: Saalestr.76, 12055 Berlin, Germany
Location: Germany > Berlin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — 2A Hostel 2*
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