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The Black Forest Hostel

Kartauserstrasse 33, 79102 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A basic hostel near the city center with nice decoration, pretty clean shared showers and bathrooms. An unpleasant surprise was that the doors to the hostel and the big dorm room were open for everyone and that enabled a total stranger man to come in the room in the night and harass my friend. Not acceptable at all!! Bed linen... More 

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Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

A relaxed hostel close to the center. If you need linen you habe to pay one time €4 extra but you can bring your own or a sleeping bag if you like. The staff is friendly and could answer all my questions.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

This was a nice enough place for a hostel, though nothing like say Circus Hostel in Berlin. Functional. Wide open downstairs spaces that have some furniture and plenty of space for hanging out. Full kitchen and someone wonderfully kind made coffee every morning for free. General vibe was like a co-operative living space (if you're familiar with these in the... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Such a lovely, peaceful hostel! We spent there three nights and had a great time. The staff is very friendly and helpful, even in busy hours. You have a feeling of being really welcome. The rooms are nice - only one bunk bed, beds out of wood (no squeaky ones), good matresses. Beds, bedside table, locker - you don't need... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Internationally seen, a weird "hostel". Beds are okay but the rest is just not appropriate for a proper hostel. The staff works slowly, and did not made a kind impression. Bedding costs additional 4€. The chill-out and community areas were empty and not because there was a lack of guests: it is furnitured in a boring way, no music, stairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Friendly people at the reception, active common room and plenty of space. Great place for travelers! Good value for money and walking distance from the city-center. It is at the base of Schlossburg from where you can get great views of the city.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Staff are rude and unhelpful. Due to some communication reasons, my booking was cancelled without any notice. Staff responsible for reservation blamed me for all the problems with a very rude attitude. Luckily they still had one bed left and that was the only hostel that I could choose in the region on a Friday evening. However, the situation of... More 

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Pforzheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I had a great time staying at this hostel last June. It's definitely one of the cleanest hostel I've ever seen and I slept wonderfull although I shared my room with 6 other people! The stuff is very nice and helpfull and the kitchen is great to cook! Thanks a lot. I will definitely come back for another visit!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Pretty much our whole 1 night stay here was ridiculously bad. The service was not recognisable the staff was rude, it was severely over priced and the beds were just a mattress pillow and sheets cost extra. The shower was like a nuclear drum and the toilet was full of excrement. Thank you black forest, for ruining Frieburg.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Never have I come across a more repulsive hostel in my travels then this. Not only were the staff rude, obnoxious and unhelpful, but the facilities were old and unkept. I would have had a better night sleeping in a park

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Address: Kartauserstrasse 33, 79102 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Location: Germany > Baden-Wurttemberg > Freiburg im Breisgau
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The Black Forest Hostel Germany/Freiburg Im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg
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