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Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Moselstr. 40, 60329 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany (Innenstadt)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went for 5 nights to the Hostel and chose it because it's very close to the train station as well as to the center. I was welcomed warmly, liked the style, everything was very clean and the mix of people was perfect. The nicest breakfast I have ever had in a hostel was included in the price and I... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cheap hostel, very reasonable happy hour and a different event on every night for you to get to know other guests and hostel owners. The free breakfast was great too, enjoyed our stay here. Perfect for backpackers on a budget

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel was right in the middle of sex shops and clubs (which they did say on their website) but the location to the train station was great. The man who checked us in and out the next morning was horribly rude, he was in his late twenties with a beard and pony tail, I highly suggest not letting him... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty decent hostel, It has more of a classic Hostel feel than some of the Chain hostels that seem to be the rage these days, Rooms were tidy clean and the beds was comfortable. The bathrooms were in pretty tidy clean condition and seemed pretty new and modern, 4pm check in maybe abit of a pain, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel gives everything you would expect at a very high standard, as well as including breakfast in a very reasonable price. The atmosphere was great as well. The only downside is the location in the red light district, but this isn't a surprise as it states this on the website, it's near the train station and it's very secure... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all know you are in the Red Light district! Other than feeling a little off put, the location was great to the train and easy walking distance. We were in a 8 person mixed dorm, two bathrooms for each gender on the floor The rooms were nice and I could go on and on about the showers, SO... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was absolutely no problem for me, being in the red light district it actually made for very entertaining viewing while eating breakfast in the morning! Security and safety are very good so there is nothing to worry about. The hostel is clean, well managed, has a great big common area to meet other guests and a decent breakfast,... More

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Kapstadt, Südafrika
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is located in the middle of Frankfurt - everything is in easy walking distance: train station, UBahn, river, museums, shopping, historical sights.....perfect choice if you want to get an impression of the city. Downside - it is in the middle of the red light district - but we felt safe at all times. (But could be difficult if... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

2 nights; comfortable clean double room with private w/c & shower; on a sketchy street but good security at entrance (guests must be buzzed in); close to train station; secure place for bicycles; WiFi included; only a couple of blocks from Main river; reasonable price for Frankfurt which tends to be not bad on the weekends & crazy expensive during... More

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st paul, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Spent 2 nights here. Great location only one block from main train station. Perfect if you are rail traveler. Like other reviews never had a problem with red light area. Two block walk brings you out of the area anyway. We had our three teenage kids with us and while they maybe had their eyes opened to the world it... More

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Address: Moselstr. 40, 60329 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Location: Germany > Hesse > Frankfurt > Innenstadt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt 2*
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Isn't it strange? Germany's biggest international airport, lots of interesting destinations on the doorstep, but hard to find a bed for a backpacker? From summer 2008 on these times are over! Then, the Five Elements Hostel will open its doors to the public. In a beautiful turn of the century building right in the center of Frankfurt, we created a quality hostel, from scratch, stylish and brand new. The Five Elements Hostel is wholly dedicated to you, the traveler. ... more   less 
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