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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed in the 8 bed mixed dorm for 2 mid-week nights. We arrived early and couldn't check in until 3pm but the staff allowed us to leave our luggage whilst we went out. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The room was clean, bed was comfortable although thin blankets and pillow. It was cold when...

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

Had everything covered with very friendly staff. The bar was a little disappointing as it was filled with older locals rather than hostel guests. Its within 15 minutes walk of the Reeperbahn and nightlife so for us it worked perfectly for the weekend.

Thank Jack S
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here as a family with a teenager. It's very clean, quite and well located. The staff is extremely friendly and operate from a little cafe/bar downstairs. Breakfast buffet is spartan but very nice with free flow coffee, bread rolls, jam, butter and yogurt. Cold cuts and fresh pastry available at additional cost. The rooms are quite small but...

Thank LolaJensen
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

The hostel is very well situated, close to the Reeperbahn but in a more quiet area with many nice coffee shops, restaurants and bars. The atmosphere in the hostel is really friendly. The cleanliness good enough for me (maybe not for picky people). What I enjoyed the most was the bar of the hostel.

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Dresden, Germany
Reviewed October 31, 2016

The Hostel is between "Reeperbahn" and "Schanze". Good Location, quiet but next to the "Spots. The Manager, named "Tanja" is a really annoying and unfriendly person. Made our stay uncomfortable without any other reason.

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PauliTanja, Manager at Backpackers St. Pauli, responded to this review

This gentleman, named "Phillip F" never stayed with us. It's a fake and this is already reported to Tripadvisor. Kind regards Horrible Tanja the Manager :D :D :D

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 25, 2016

We stayed for 3 nights at this hostel and enjoyed ourselves. The hostel is clean and in a good area - although St Pauli is quite rough and ready (it's very close to the Reeperbahn red light district), it's hip and interesting. It's also easy to get from the airport and to the centre of Hamburg. The wifi was good...

Thank kirbzzz
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Good location about 5 min by foot to a train station. Great stuff. Very clean. Free and Good wifi. Safe area, ideal area for soccer fans, the hostel is abut 5 min by walk from st pauli's stadium. We had a comfortable weekend here! Highly recommended!

Thank vanesa k
Reviewed August 1, 2016

The staff is pretty laid back, the cashier is at the bar (where you check in, where you check out, where you pay for things). I had trouble with unlocking doors but after a few tries, it gets easier! (There is a card system and you twist the knob after the key card unlocks it) The directions on the website...

Thank Janice C
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here on a month long trip in Europe, considering I stayed in maybe 10+ hostels in that time, Backpacker St Pauli really stood out as one of the better ones. The best thing about this place (in my opinion) is how easy it is! The kitchen is 100% fully equipped and modern, there's several shops and a few...

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Hanko, Finland
Reviewed March 18, 2016

I wonder why this is getting rave reviews. The staff supposedly slits their wrists for the guests. A hostel staff that is present is equal to one star, two stars is hostel staff that is friendly. Exceptional staff might earn three stars. After that you need something else and that is very much lacking. The rooms are pretty small and...

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PauliTanja, Manager at Backpackers St. Pauli, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your stay and your review. Sad that you did not feel the same about our hostel and staff as the other guests before. Please don't blame us for the farts of other guests in your room. This is how the air can be in a dormitory. About the staff: As my personal experience with you...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Next Stop: St. Pauli. Home of Alternative Lifestyle. Explore the district and get in touch with the cosy atmosphere of St. Pauli's little streets and corners. Learn about the history of this special area of Hamburg. From the beginning as the ropemakers worked by the river and gave famous Reeperbahn its name over the 60ies where the Beatles made their first steps on stage to the middle of the 80ies as Hafenstrasse was squatted and now. Starting off with a breakfast in the hostelcafe/bar or you prepare your own in our lounge, you are ready for the beauty of Hamburgs sights. In the evening our hostelcafe/bar offers snacks and drinks including a nice range of handcrafted beers from germany. Meet the other travelers here or again in our lounge where you can prepare your own meals. During spring/summer our backyard is open for a nice chillout in the hammock or from time to time with a nice BBQ. Our rooms are partly equipped with ensuite bathroom or balcony. For your belongings we provide lockers in the rooms for each guest. Every bed has its own reading light and a shelf. Extra powersockets can be requested at the reception. WIFI is free of charge, if you don't have a laptop or netbook, feel free to use our computer at the bar. Please note that bedlinen is not included and will be charged for a set. If you are staying 3 nights or more, bedlinen is included. Sleeping without bedlinen, using own bedlinen or sleepingbags is not allowed. Please understand that sleeping bags will be stored seperately and handed back at departure. In general we don't have age restriction but guests traveling alone unter 18 must provide a written approval by a parent or a guardian. Important: When you are checked in - there is no curfew but for check-in our reception has the following opening times: 08:00 - 00:00 April-October 09:00 - 22:00 November-March ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers St. Pauli

Address: Bernstorffstr. 98, 22767 Hamburg, Germany
Location: Germany > Hamburg > Altona-Altstadt
Price Range: $23 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Get the rooms NOT facing the bar downstairs!”
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“Wifi only worked in the bar downstairs.”
marthe89, Jul 29, 2015 | Read review
“we stayed in a dorm but it was good”
anthonyr496, Feb 18, 2015 | Read review
“Dorm rooms are fine :) windows are double glazed so noise isn't a problem.”
CallumS416, Mar 30, 2014 | Read review
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