After I spent two nights in Frankfurt, I stayed in Stuttgart for one night. First impression: so many hostels are at the top of a hill....aaaaaaaaaaargh... well I could have taken the streetcar and the tram stop is really close to the hostel, so I guess it's my own fault. The upside is: there is green all around the hostel and you hear birds singing in the morning instead of city traffic - NICE :-)
The hostel itsself is quite modern and the reception is on the TOP level. The receptionists (there were three of them and almost no guests around!!) are wearing uniforms which I haven't seen in a hostel before but I believe they also host seminars and meetings. That's maybe why. On the other hand I found it astonishing that despite the clearly intented high-level-appearance you had to make up your bed yourself.
Also the groundplan is a bit confusing and a lot of going down was necessary to reach my room on the ground level.
I booked into a four-bed-room which was enormous!! If the doors to bath and restroom would be broader it would also be suitable for people with disabilities like sitting in a wheelchair but the space is definetely there. As mentioned we had an ensuite bath... really nice!
A small minus was that the tap in the restroom wasn't working and there were no handtowels and no soap at all - guess that's the price for the ensuite.
The selection at breakfast was broad and they had about 1000 different kinds of tea.
Weak points - same as in Frankfurt were
1. the "juices" weren't worth the name: it's a disgusting mixture of water, sweetener and colour. I would suggest: go for the real thing or leave it. There are enough people noticing the difference
2. pay-internet. I'm just not used anymore to pay for it. In other countries it's just standard to have free WiFi in hostels.
All in all a big, modern and clean hostel in quiet surroundings - a bit strange mixture but can be recommented nevertheless.
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