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Dark Hostel

Pettenkoferstr. 16, 10247 Berlin, Germany
Dark Hostel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Our stay began with one funny gymkhana because if you arrive during the night -like us- you must to contact with one doorman that hides when he see someone. You can knock the window, but he will hide beside the courtain. After 5 minutes trying, finnally -and although he doesn´t speak any word in English- he will give you a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2009

I stayed at Dark Hostel with a friend for four nights prior to attending Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig. My cab driver told me that we were in a bad part of town (and didn't even want to drive away before I'd found my friend!) but I loved it. Perhaps it's because my friend and I were simply two freaks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2009

The Dark Hostel (website http://www.hostels.com/hostels/berlin/dark-hostel/24067") was something of a surprise. The place is run by the same people who run a heavy metal rock club accross the way. We thought it might be a bit loud when the music started but no. It was fine. We never actually went to see what the club was like but often saw punks... More 

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