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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

It is sometimes said that Hamburg is expensive, but I have to disagree: I had a great time there, on a low budget, while staying at this hostel. I stayed at Instant Sleep for a few days, by my self. With space for about 50 people, and most others there also visiting individually or in small groups, I found it... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

The location of the hostel is great. Close to the restaurants and bars and 20 minutes walking distance from the city center. The hot water was not working one of the days but the staff tried to solve it, later was working again. The sheets could be replaced as they are a little bit run out and have some holes... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Very clean: you will be given clean sheet when check in Friendly and relaxing: the reception and lobby are comfortable Good location: it is in Sternschanze, the region famous for crowded restaurants and bars, and close to Lidl Not so satisfactory wifi: only available in the reception lobby.

Thank Shine Z
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Positive points. Great location. Good social chill out area. Well equipped kitchen. Friendly helpful staff. Comfy beds. Clean. Secure. Lidl supermarket and bars restaurant street very near by. Good wifi. Computers for hire and towels Negative. Showers were temperamental and not always warm. Noisy, looking out on the street. ..but expected. Overall, yes I would return. Loved the location and... More 

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Gijon, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A nice hostel with a nice location. For me, the best things were the location, the kitchen and the common room (large and confortable). The worst things were the noise in the night, the Internet connection (it did not reach the room) and the reception schedule (it is not 24h). It could also be cheaper.

Thank Pedro A
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This was a cheap, friendly & clean hostel. I don't spend much time at the hostel when I travel I spend most of my time out in the City. This hostel was perfect for me. Cheap bed, clean Sheets & the staff were really nice too. Wifi was free, kitchen facilities perfect & the Dining/Lounge area encouraged travellers to get... More 

Thank lucyloy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

The hostel was quite difficult to find, not in a very nice area - had to travel out for meals and pubs. Staff were ok. Room was messy but this was due to other guests but there was still food all over the floor even after they had checked out.

Thank Melissa S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

So the rooms were basic but cleand and totally alright for the price. There are a lot of showers and toiletes. The top of the bunkbeds are just without security so you better don't move to much during your sleep. The staff on the other hand is kind of strange. They have a stricte check-in at 14:00 and even if... More 

Thank Luca D
Warsaw, Poland
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay. The hostel is nice and clean, and the price is very reasonable. There's just one thing I didn't really like - the pillow was so flat that it could not have been there at all. And if you're there for a weekend, be sure to have some earplugs, cause there's a bar underneath some rooms and... More 

Thank Ania W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stayed with two friends here for a weekend in March (all students). Had a great experience here - everything was very clean, staff very helpful with directions and they were fine with us having a late check-in (about 23:15). Location also great in a cool student-type area. Would definitely recommend!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Instant sleep is an independent hostel in Hamburg with its own and a little unconventional style, located in the quarter 'Sternschanze'. Since 1999 we welcome guests from all over the world. Enjoy our relaxed atmosphere: about 50 persons can stay in the beds of our eleven differently designed rooms. So we are a good address especially for people travelling on their own or in small groups and looking for room to sleep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel

Address: Max-Brauer-Allee 277, 22769 Hamburg, Germany
Location: Germany > Hamburg > Altona-Altstadt , Sternschanze
Price Range: $26 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 19
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