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Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I was there for a couple of days and prices where too high for what it is offering . Poor breakfast , only two bathrooms per each floor and they were cleaned only once a day . Not enough because bathrooms were used by 25-30...More

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Response from David S, Manager at Five Elements Hostel FrankfurtResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for your review. You can of course always use the bathrooms on the other floors too. We have four bathrooms on every floor (two for men and two for women). Also we updated our breakfast and now offering meat from a country butcher,...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Special among the franchises as it is not really a franchise...I mean from the feel of it. It is cosy and at the same time really busy and located in (for me) the worst part of Frankfurt city...the "Bahnhofsviertel" but it is also the most...More

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Response from David S, Manager at Five Elements Hostel FrankfurtResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you for your review. It is nice to hear that you loved our wall full of brochures about Frankfurt, we constantly update the flyers :) I don't think that the Bahnhofsviertel is the worst area in Frankfurt, when you like good food and like...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Tho it's the red district area, the hostel itself is very safe and comfort. Good price, great staff, friendly guests, so it feels a bit like home. Bed is comfortable and very clean bathroom. Nice shower.

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Response from David S, Manager at Five Elements Hostel FrankfurtResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for your review :) Nice to hear that you feel a bit like home, we feel the same ;) See you next time

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Still it is located in red district area, the hostel is worth staying. I stayed 5 days. The breakfast is buffet style, including fruits, boiled eggs, bread and so on. The staff are very kind and helpful. The print service did not need fee. Be...More

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Response from David S, Manager at Five Elements Hostel FrankfurtResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your review. Furthermore we buy our meat from a country butcher, produced right here in the heart of our Region and of course we do our best to make sure you will have a pleasant stay. See you next time!

Reviewed 16 August 2017

This hostel is one of the best hostel I've ever stayed so far. Location: red district. Don't get me wrong, it's not as bad as it sounds. Its location is just perfect as everywhere is within walking distance. Even if you need to take the...More

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Response from David S, Manager at Five Elements Hostel FrankfurtResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review. I am glad to hear that you had such a nice time at our Hostel. We do our best to create a good atmosphere. Until the next time.

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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$29 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$29 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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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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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"Although the hostel is in the red light district, inside you felt safe."
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