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Good location- not far from the restaurants and bars of Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain. Few mins from the station so could jump on the train to anywhere quickly. Overall the hostel was good. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The basics were all there. The bed...More
Cool place to stay, especially for those interested in design and experiencing a bit of vintage East German living style. It's not a hostel in the traditional sense, with no common areas like kitchen or living room. Our room was in a different building from...More
Very good price for a basic nice clean room with interesting DDR syle interior.Nice to live in a housing area among locals with supermarket 24 hour open shops and food places , Also near to Ostbanhof and S- bahn local train Very near walking to...More
Do not stay at this place because like me you thought you would want to see some 1970s retro in the GDR. I mean theGDR museum in Berlin is excellent. I thought I would try it but I was very disappointed. Room was sparsely furnished...More
The second you walk into Ostel, it's mesmerising. The reception lobby alone is a breathtaking time capsule of DDR design from the 1970's. This is a place that has been extraordinarily curated. Everything is authentic vintage East German design and technology. Ostel is an experience,...More
$43 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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When you arrive at Warschauer Strasse in the heart of the district, you have found one of Berlin’s party hotspots. At night in Friedrichshain, the energy is palpable and the streets of this old worker's quarter are full of street musicians. On one hand, you may find a bar with international crowds, electronic music, long lines and panoramic views - on the other, an outside venue by old train yards featuring decrepit
buildings and live alternative music. No matter your taste, the best way to end a night out in Friedrichshain is sitting by the Spree River at the East side gallery, the longest and best preserved piece of the Berlin Wall, watching the sun rise over the beautiful Oberbaum Bridge.