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Ostel - GDR The Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Wriezener Karree 5, 10243 Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago 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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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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Esch, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The location was good. Across the street was Ostbahnhof and a supermarket. Liked the DDR style reception and rooms with matching furniture, wallpaper, paintings and radio. For me this was one of the main reasons to go to Ostel. The rooms were noisy and very basic. The bathroom was separated from the room. Also needed a lot of keys (one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Fantastic place. This is the more wonderful Hostel I have been. You can dream in special beds, the lobe is nice, because there are a lot of things os DDR era, p. ex.: pictures, sofas, radios, etc. If you're going to Berlim, You must stay there.

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Galway, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

we were quite disappointed by this spot. We'd looked forward to this and I love Communist kitsch. However,our room was in a different building far from the reception and main complex. This ment: No wifi;no getting q beer in the lobby bar before going out; no mixing with other guests. It should be said, the location and transport links are... More

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Leon, Spain
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We´ve just arrived from our trip to Berlin (5 people), we stayed in one of the apartments for just one night, and definitely a good choice. Comfort, cleanliness, and best, the feeling of living in the times of Honecker, when the wall separated both sides of Berlin. The apartment: spacious with a full equiped kitchen, nice views, beds confortable, everything... More

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Leeds, Uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for three nights. We are keen lovers of 60's/70's design and decor so we feel in love with the place straight away. You feel as if you are in a Wes Anderson movie. The attention to detail was nice, The pile of books and the hand wash was a nice touch. The hotel staff... 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*
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