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Eastern Comfort Hostelboat

Muhlen Str 73-77, 10243 Berlin, Germany
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Ranked #49 of 316 Specialty lodging in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, you really are watching the sun set from the deck of a boat by the Berlin Wall. On your left, a band drums people over the bridge into trendy Kreuzberg. On your right are the towers of Alexanderplatz. Somewhere behind you the beautiful people are playing football on the artificial sandy beach. And the drink you're enjoying is both... More

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Hjoerring, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very friendly and service-minded staff, very committed wonderful place. A really great pleasure to holiday on the 2 boats, the facilities are top notch. Cleaning of common areas several times daily. Very competent staff who kindly helps with respect to guidance to the sights of Berlin. Breakfast is very good and reasonable in price. Too bad there is no possibility... More

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Helston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

stayed here with a friend in july 2013 and it was fantastic. room was clean, breakfast had a good choice and staff were friendly, helpful and welcoming. would definitely stay again. although it is a hostel boat it was really family friendly and had a relaxed atmosphere.

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Very disappointed bath towels are old, breakfast was not good they ran out of food, would never return, we came all the way from Australia and thought this would be interesting, but avoid it and stay closer to the city centre and avoid, unless your into drinking on the streets.

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Eastern C, Inhaber at Eastern Comfort Hostelboat, responded to this review

Hi there, yes, would you believe, we recall when you first arrived and how you were rather taken aback by the area; while the area is safe, we do understand that those who have not previously been exposed to Berlin in all of it’s facets can be shocked at how open and liberal this area can be. Having said that,... More

Krun, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Edgar Schmidt von Groeling is an Individualist. When he realized Berlin was missing a Hotel ingredient, which is Basic in Paris and other European cities, he bought an old hostelboat anchored in a Rhine river port, took the upper deck off and towed it to Berlin via Inland waterways.Upper deck installed again it serves the purpose meant for near the... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We spent 5 nights on the Eastern Comfort just before Christmas whilst we were visiting family in Berlin. We really weren't too sure what to expect but enjoyed it immensely, we booked one the more expensive cabins as we are definitely not backpackers, it was very good exactly as the website photogaph with great views of the river. The lounge/bar... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights around New Year's, after reading all these great reviews here and thinking I had struck gold with this hostel. The price wasn't low, but being end of year and all, it seemed reasonable, especially when everybody was saying what a great place this was. Arrived at the location with high expectations. The area where the... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I stayed in a 3 bed cabin along with some friends for a weekend in Berlin. The rooms were great for what we needed, however, the bathroom is a little bit of a squeeze! The boat is moored on a quiet part of the river and we had a great view from our window. The staff on reception were always... More

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Faaborg, Denmark
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We were greeted with excellent and well informed service, with good directions and a nice personal touch (Thanks for the Glühwein!). The accommodations where better than expected and there was a great tone of camaraderie amongst the guests; both at the lounge at midnight as at the morning table (next to a fireplace!) in the late morning. The hostel is... More

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Barham, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

The excellent staff, unique location and quirky style of this property all make the Eastern Comfort a perfect choice for a stay in Central Berlin. Waking to a view of the sunrise through our cabin window reflecting in the Spree is a site I will never forget. Great value breakfast, comfortable lounge and bar area and 5 star service and... More

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Address: Muhlen Str 73-77, 10243 Berlin, Germany
Location: Germany > Berlin
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