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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there with three friends, we only stayed one night. The staff was really nice and we didn't have any problems. We asked them questions about restaurants, places to visit and bars. There is a huge kitchen, no breakfast but coffee and tea in the morning. Unfortunetay no wifi, but there are computers you can use. Really close to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During a driving trip across Europe, 3 friends and I stayed at this hostel and of all the hostels we stayed in, this was the worst by a big margin. The service from staff was equidistant between obstinate and inept. On arrival, after paying, we were told we couldn't have bed linen, pillows or breakfast. The rooms felt more like... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two extremely self entitled people behind the desk who think coming in and going straight to bed at 10 o'clock is unacceptable. We also had a complaint by the cleaner because one of the mattress toppers needed cleaning...? Which I thought would needed to be washed every time due to sanitation, that's my opinion. They offered no breakfast or option.... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my first stay in a hostel and I was extremely disappointed with it. It was part of a university class I am taking and I should have booked separate accommodations. The showers and bathroom were terrible, they were dirty and no privacy. You had to undress in a room which opened into the main hallway because there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Arrived in Freiburg with no hostel or hotel booking, everywhere was fully booked due to a beer festival in the park. they allowed us to sleep in their common room as a favour as we had no where else to go. Staff are very freindly and helpful, the place is very clean and the kitchen is well stocked with morning... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely horrendous. For in depth list of reasons why, read on... - Problems before arrival - • Took approx. 3 days to get a reply from hostel after trying to make a reservation through their website multiple times. should probably have taken this as a sign not to stay, but was desperate and couldn't really work out any alternate arrangements... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 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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Address: Kartaeuserstr. 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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