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Ostel - GDR The Hostel

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“private bathroom”(16 reviews)
“ddr style”(8 reviews)
“no lift”(7 reviews)
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Rooftop Bar
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 14 October 2012

We booked a double room with private bathroom. The bathroom was not attached to the room but was located adjacent to our door. Room was comfortable and clean. Free wi-fi in lounge - we were on the third floor and could get a signal in...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2012

Ostel was basic - we stayed in a 6 person dorm which had bunks, lockers, and a kitchen table, but no hint of the retro decor. Room was reasonably clean and comfortable, however, and it was easy to get a good night's sleep. Easy location...More

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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

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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

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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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