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Ostel - GDR The Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Wriezener Karree 5, 10243 Berlin, Germany
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Amman, Irbid, Jordan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty eastren germany architecture style, cosy hotel If you're staying for a The time and don't want to pay much this is a good choice Cheap, nothing fancy but it has what you need , shared bathrooms( 1:4) balcony The great thing is the hostel is 1 min walk away from the metro station, supermarket, liquor store, turkish and italian... More

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Silver Spring, MD
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33 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I stayed here for two nights with my wife. First impression was that the front desk attendant (a Spanish-speaking lady), was not too friendly. Also she did not provide us the printed wifi password as we came in, which would have saved us a walk up and down the many flights of stairs upon check-in. We liked to the look... More

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Buckeburg, Germany
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Ok I get it. It is supposed to be quirky. And I suppose if you are a young clubber with not much money it is ideal. But for wisened old fox like myself, I would rather pay €10 more for on Ibis or something of that ilk. The young lady at reception certainly needs to go back to reception school... More

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Liverpool
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I loved the theme and decor to this place, which ran all the way through. I stayed with my husband, and we also loved how much space we got for what we paid - we had a large bed, a table, chairs. and there was still lots of space, so it was nice for us to hang out in. There... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The building is basically from the DDR era. Clean rooms. Make sure you don't take on the fifth floor since there's no elevator and you won't have access to wifi in your room. The hostel has a great location for its right next to the east side gallery and Ostbahnhof station. However the station is currently under construction so the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Arrived at 15.30, unfortunately my room wasn't ready until five. This place is one block away from berghain and couple of minutes to other well known techno nightclubs in Berlin. Cleaned well and a nice decorated solo room with wifi as well. Would recommend.

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Location isn't quite in the centre of town but it's right opposite a metro station which is only a few minutes into Alexanderplatz, Friedrichstrasse et al. The price is excellent, I paid €24 a night for a single room sharing a bathroom with three other rooms. The hostel seems to exist within a fairly large residential (GDR-era) building so on... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Ostel is super hostel. First of all it is bang outside the Ostbanhof, which is a direct line from city centre as well as airport, there is a good supermarket, a cafe and lot of Imbiss and Kebab corners just outside. The room is designed in DDR period which is just perfect. We had a double room with extra bed... More

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Address: Wriezener Karree 5, 10243 Berlin, Germany
Location: Germany > Berlin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ostel - GDR The Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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