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Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt

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  • Average11%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
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2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsthe red light districta private double roomtop bunktrain stationnever felt unsafehour barcommon roomcommon areasbunk bedsshared bathroommain stationwould stay againtwo nightsminutes walkingyour luggageclean roomsnice stay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, this was far my worst staying in a hostel. Ok, the physical conditions were good but the staying is not only about it. My complaints are mainly about the staff and the noise. I was there with a friend couple and stayed in a...More

Thank Rui L
Response from David S, Manager at Five Elements Hostel FrankfurtResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, I am really sorry for these circumstances! I will definitely talk with my colleagues! As we are located in the Red Light District, it can be noisy sometimes, especially during weekends. On the other hand it is also really funny...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there with friends in December and I would definitely come back. Next to the main station and the hostel has a bar where it is nice to have drink. The bed was comfortable and it was not noisy. We liked the breakfast!

Thank RocioMDLP
Response from David S, Manager at Five Elements Hostel FrankfurtResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. That is nice to hear! See you next time

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked for two nights (Friday to Sunday). I could not sleep at all on the first night. The poor quality of the beds allows that every time the person below moves you move too. Th person below me was moving all night, 2 am...More

Thank kinamatt
Response from David S, Manager at Five Elements Hostel FrankfurtResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry for these circumstances, we will definitely do some renovations soon! Why didn't you tell us that you have bed bugs? We could have done something immediately. I am also sorry that we couldn't change the room for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had booked for two nights, but had to leave after the first one without slept in all night. - The double beds are terrible, when the person down or above you moves, all the bed moves as well - bed sheets with holes and...More

Thank Santiago d
Response from David S, Manager at Five Elements Hostel FrankfurtResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! I am not happy to read that you didn't enjoy your stay at all and I am really sorry for these circumstances. We will definitely do some renovations and we are already changing the pillows and are buying new bed...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

So yes this hostel is in a red light district area- they make this clear and to be fair it is not that bad during the day. Yes at night, one has to take more care and essentially there are just too many guys on...More

Thank blot17
Response from David S, Manager at Five Elements Hostel FrankfurtResponded 17 January 2018

Hey, thank you for your review! Well, New Year's Eve is always crazy in Frankfurt ;) I'm glad that you had a good time though! The good thing about the late check in is, that you can sleep until 12 pm ;) Until next time...More

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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$27 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$27 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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travelerJ3669TW
24 May 2016|
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Response from Paul A | Reviewed this property |
I TRIED FOR A PRIVATE ROOM, but I think its all dormitories,speak to the hostel about prices, I just stayed there for 2 nights.
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PinksLovesToTravel
8 January 2016|
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Sex workers should be of no threat. Germany is very safe in general.
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"just don't, pay more for another hostel, it would be better"
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"Very affordable and clean place to stay"
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"second floor is good"
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"Although the hostel is in the red light district, inside you felt safe."
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