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Ostel - GDR The Hostel

229 reviews
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Room & Suite (64)
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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“ddr style”(8 reviews)
“no lift”(7 reviews)
“east german”(5 reviews)
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Rooftop Bar
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 28 September 2012

I have just spent a long weekend at Ostel. I chose the hotel for its location - I planned to visit the major museums on Museum Island, and also because it looked different. I was not disappointed. I booked a single room with private bathroom....More

Thank Patgriffin
Reviewed 18 September 2012

The building and reception are decorated fantastically. We booked a private double room which was clean. The bathroom was not DDR style but updated since that period which I guess is probably good but it wasn't the greatest quality bathroom - although much better than...More

Thank SamanthaDina
Reviewed 16 September 2012

We stayed in the shared doorms, the were not very clean (as can be in doorms but maintainance was really soso), and we had to nagabout getting more toiletpaper when we ran out. Overall the stay was ok but it did'nt live up to our...More

Thank snadramaria
Reviewed 21 June 2012

this simple hostel has great location - just 300 meters from the Ostbanhof station and metro. It is in a old -ddr style building (block). different rooms in a different standart. All of them have lockers and stay clean.

Thank very-sunny
Reviewed 15 June 2012

Let me say first off that this place was cheap. I guess you do get what you pay for and for budget accommodation it cold have been worse. However, a few issues: 1) We thought we booked a double room (for our anniversary holiday) but...More

Thank Gemma S
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US$49 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$49 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room & Suite (64)
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
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"no elevator, choose lower floors."
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"Top floor quiet if you can manage the stairs!"
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"Don't choose this place! but look at other hotels in the same area as the area is convenient for..."
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"the WiFi isn't in the actual rooms, you'll need to visit the front desk each night."
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