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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This had been my worst hostel experience so far. Its really not close to anything. Have to walk a bit to get to metro, sites, bars, everything really. The staff are kind of useless. I had difficulty with the wifi and asked if the router could be reset. I was told that the network guy wasn't there on weekends, there...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed October 20, 2016

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed September 14, 2016

The hostel staff are not warm when they greet you on arrival. The internet is total blackmail - you need to check in on facebook just to use it and there is no way around this. The powerpoints are only available on the bottom bunks (so if you're on a top bunk good luck!). There are no privacy curtains (and...

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San Rafael, California
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Poorly planned hostel with dull atmosphere, Bad wifi (even though you're "connected", never worked). Property is in a strip-mall-looking business space. Unsocial feel to whole building; not easy to connect with travelers in other rooms. Squeaky beds in rooms with scruffy gray carpeting. Showers are TOO hot and shoot out without a proper shower head, water gets all over the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Booked this hostel for a stag do. It was only needed for somewhere to lay our heads in the early morning and shower, but it was very poor. The showers are all rubbish with a timer set for about 30 seconds, cold water and 3 streams of water. The beds are not particularly comfortable and the staff were rude. I...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Arrived at Berlin. I would advise having a look at the metro system before going as it took us an unnecessary amount of time when the journey was just under an hour via trains. Something I was warned of about Berlin was that if you're caught on a train without a ticket you get charged 60euros. However, I didn't see...

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Jena, Germany
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Hostel is located very close to Checkpoint Charlie and U6 station Kochstrasse, just 5 minutes on foot, so you are in a walking distance from a lot of attractions plus if you need transport it is readily available. There is Lidl supermarket just behind the hostel, 2 minutes or so on foot which is pretty convenient. However, there are...

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Mersea Island, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 22, 2016

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Reviewed July 18, 2016

This hostel is in an excellent location, right by Checkpoint Charlie. The staff were friendly and helpful and our room was large and clean - although we couldn't close our window for some reason, which was a bit of a worry re security. Also, the wifi was absolutely awful and disconnected pretty much all the time. Apart from this, I...

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Canada
Reviewed July 11, 2016

ENGLISH Clean, confortable in a second floor, no elevator. The hostel is near Charlie check point, subway, museum, and supermarket. FRENCH Prope, confortable dans le decirme étage sans ascenseur. Près de la porte Charlie Check point, du metro, museums, et supermarché. SPANISH Limpio, confortable en el segundo piso sin ascensor. Cerca de la puerta Charlie Check point, museos, subway, y...

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Kreuzberg
Berlin's revolutionary heart and immigrant roots can both be found in Kreuzberg, but this central neighborhood is beginning a new chapter. In the 1950s and 60s, Turkish guest workers settled around Kottbusser Tor, while in the 1980s and 90s, rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a carefree life here. An old hospital even became a hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today you can still find the best kebabs in town and many underground clubs, but a lot has changed as well. The hospital has been transformed into an art center, and increasingly you will find new urban cafés, restaurants and designer shops. Rising housing prices and gentrification threaten the spirit of this area along the Spree River, but the neighborhood’s legacy is upheld by a very engaged community fighting to preserve its rebellious identity.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: Markgrafenstr. 68, 10969 Berlin, Germany
Location: Germany > Berlin > Kreuzberg
Price Range: $12 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Check In Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 34
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 of 5 bubbles 688oliverr, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“lower bunk bed is better closere to the main window..but either way it is still a dorm..”
 of 5 bubbles villagebike1, Jul 22, 2016 | Read review
“not on the 1st floor!”
 of 5 bubbles NNaama, Jul 1, 2016 | Read review
“To get to hostell you need to walk stairs up, no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles sininen90, Feb 10, 2016 | Read review
“one away from groups of school children!”
 of 5 bubbles santanarose17, Dec 1, 2015 | Read review
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