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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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“private bathroom”(16 reviews)
“ddr style”(8 reviews)
“no lift”(7 reviews)
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Rooftop Bar
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This hotel is a novelty but that wears off quick so would recommend for a short stay but no longer than two nights. Our room was fine but the duvet was extremely thin, not want you want in the Berlin winter. Our bathroom was also...More

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I can think of only 2 reasons for staying here and that's Berghain and Ostbahnhof station. I think it's by far the closest accommodation to the superclub and one of the closest to Ostbahnhof station, but that doesn't mean i'd stay here again for visiting...More

Thank Jiglo
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The room was clean and quite large, the bathroom clean and the receptionist friendly. But since there was no TV and no room service (new towels on request only) I found the price a little hefty. For breakfast they recommended a bistro nearby, that wasn´t...More

Thank Marchlewski
Reviewed 10 September 2017

My friend and I rented a double room with a private bathroom. The decoration of the room is indeed very 'on brand' with a nostalgic radio that worked great. We had some comfy chairs, a table, some cupboard space and hooks to hang our coats....More

Thank DennisFonteine
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I went to Berlin recently with the goal of learning more about the former GDR capital and was lucky enough to find this gem of a hotel which is all GDR themed, complete with a giant portrait of Erich Honecker at the front desk. The...More

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US$48 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$48 - US$74 (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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