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Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Canada
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My stay here was pretty good. The location is in the red light district, yes, but security is very good at this hostel and I didn't find noise to be too big an issue. It's close to the main station as well. The whole place was clean and there were huge wooden lockers in the room to keep valuables in....

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Julian G, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review! It is nice to read that you enjoyed your time here. We will have a look at these shaky beds and see how we can improve. Thanks so much for the feedback! All the best and see you again soon!

Reviewed 27 February 2017

First off we our room was booked to someone else after we had booked it and were in there half naked when some guy came in saying that it was his room.... went down with him and fixed it... the front desk chick made a mistake.... while we where there my fiancé was getting all these red bumps and hives......

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Julian G, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! And really, really sorry for all that happened to you! This clearly does not sound like the best stay in Frankfurt. My only concern is that we did not hear about it all. Did you let reception know about all these problems? We could have helped immediately! We have regular checks for bed bugs and...

Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Its well located near the train station and walking distance to the centre of frankfurt. Its in the red light district and some dodgy looking characters loiter in the streets nearby, however security is very high in the hostel and we always felt secure. Staff are friendly, rooms and facilities are clean. And the bar/lounge area was chill through the...

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Julian G, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review! You are right about the location : weird but safe! We'll be happy to see you again in Frankfurt then! Take care!

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly staffs, comfortable rooms, clean bathrooms,great atmosphere, reasonable price, good location...everything you might be expecting in a good hostel, they have it. In addition, they have almost daily evening activities to enjoy and meet people, there's also a comfortable outdoor drinking area. The only downside is that, supposedly, it could be a little too warm in the room in the...

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Julian G, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice comment! I am glad to read that you had a pleasant stay here! You are right, Frankfurt can be hot in summer. This is why we provide electric fans and even free watermelon at reception! Are you coming back in July and August to have fun with us? ;) Take care and see you soon!

Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The hostel itself was nice enough. It was clean and the staff were friendly. The dorm rooms did not come with a privacy sheet or anything around your bed, which kind of sucked. The breakfast was good, and it was easy to find from the train station. The only thing I really didn't like was how the hostel was located...

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Julian G, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! I am really sorry that you did not like the area. It looks weird, that's right, but it is 100% safe and you have so many possibilities to have fun just a few blocks from the hostel! Restaurants from all around the world (Italian, Indian, Korean,...), very cool and fancy bars, great night...

Winchester, UK
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Spent two separate nights while on business. Friendly staff, everywhere very clean, good facilities, close to railway station and underground. Very good breakfast and often some freebie food around 1930.

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Julian G, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you so much! That's an awesome review! All the best and see you again soon!

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I stayed here a couple times during my trip to Germany in late 2015 and I don't have anything bad to say! The lobby is the perfect place to enjoy some breakfast, meet some other guests and people watch out of the floor to ceiling windows facing the street. The hostel is a close walk from everything you need --...

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Julian G, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you so much Evan! This is great to read your review from last year! How about you come back visit us again soon? There have been great new spots around the hostel to eat well, drink and party! Take care!

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This was one of the 5 hostels I stayed in during my holidays around Germany, and it was very good. I was there for 3 nights and stayed in a 4-bed mixed room. The staff is really friendly, the bar has affordable prices, there are lockers under the beds, the room was big and spacious, there are showers and WC...

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Julian G, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you very much Maia for this review! This is great to read that you enjoyed your stay in Frankfurt. The red light district in Frankfurt is more fun than dangerous, don't worry about the security here ;) We hope you will come back see us soon! All the best and plenty of awesome travels!

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a private double room for one night. It was very reasonably priced, clean, spacious and the beds were lovely and comfortable- much needed after a long haul plane trip. The hostel is short walk from the main train station, making it very convenient. There was free tea and coffee available and the staff were very friendly. The...

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Julian G, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review! I am glad that you enjoyed your stay in Frankfurt and that you felt safe here. Hopefully we will see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hostel for two nights. The price was quite fair, rooms are big and neat, bathroom and showers were unremarkable, and there was a cosy bar with good beer and music. The area can get a bit unpleasant at night (red-light District) but it's manageable. It is within walking distance from Hauptbanhof, which makes ir rather useful.

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Julian G, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review! Happy travels!

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Isn't it strange? Germany's biggest international airport, lots of interesting destinations on the doorstep, but hard to find a bed for a backpacker? From summer 2008 on these times are over! Then, the Five Elements Hostel will open its doors to the public. In a beautiful turn of the century building right in the center of Frankfurt, we created a quality hostel, from scratch, stylish and brand new. The Five Elements Hostel is wholly dedicated to you, the traveler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt

Address: Moselstr. 40, 60329 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Region: Germany > Hesse > Frankfurt > Bahnhofsviertel , Innenstadt
Price Range: $31 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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“If you want BED BUGS come here!”
cristinacX7961FF, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If snoring keeps you awake, choose a separate room.”
Little_Auk, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“siebenter stock - im sommer warm aber gute aussicht”
kirstenheller, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Depends on your budget you can chose individual rooms”
Blasco_E, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“very quite, would recommend a flashlight so not to wake up the other patrons.”
victorbU6429DN, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
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