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John's Cozy Little Oriental Hostel

Waldenser Str. 30 | Mitte - Tiergarten - Moabit, Berlin, Germany (Moabit)
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
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    1.5 of 5 stars
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    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

1.) overbooking rooms. We didn't get to stay at John's, but stayed at David's Home instead. terrible booking system - Apparently John did not have space in spite of a confirmation e-mail that rooms were sorted. We were sent to David's home and here too, we had difficulty = apparently our reservation had been cancelled, but we did have confirmation... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The hostel was in a great location, about a 5 min walk from the Turnstrasse metro station which takes you straight to berlin. There were basics provided in the kitchen which was good. However, the mugs seemed a little dirty. The set up was interesting to say the least. The beds were very comfortable, but the bathroom wasn't the cleanest.... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Overall the stay was okay when we got there we had to wait for 2 hours to check in. We were then told that they had overbooked so they didn't have any rooms for us. We couldn't go anywhere else so he put a mattress on the floor for us. Shower could have been a bit cleaner but was okay.... More 

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

h.the kitchen smells dirty, because the broom goes on the same place, and never under the bin where there are layers of brown and sticky thing. The mop never goes. No toaster, to use. The Sheets smelled. Guest smoke in the hoste. If you complain the staff complain that you speak English. You have to go through the street to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

This place is just terrible. We only stayed for one night but I feel it as a duty to warn others to avoid this place.The bathroom was so filthy i couldn't bring myself to use it. The set up is strange, with reception and rooms being in separate buildings. The man who met us when we arrived was condescending and... More 

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Address: Waldenser Str. 30 | Mitte - Tiergarten - Moabit, Berlin, Germany
Location: Germany > Berlin > Moabit
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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