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Ootel.co
Allee der Kosmonauten 32, Berlin, Berlin
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Located in Marzahn, this hostel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Alexanderplatz, DDR Museum and Berlin TV Tower. Berlin Wall Memorial and Gendarmenmarkt are also within ...

2/5 (169 reviews)

"Good enough for this money"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Ootel.co
Generator Berlin Mitte
1 out of 5
Oranienburger Strasse 65, Berlin, BE
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The price is £43 per night

Located in Mitte, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Friedrichstrasse and Friedrichstadt-Palast. DDR Museum and Hackescher Markt are also within 15 minutes. ...

4.1/5Very Good! (794 reviews)

"Staff was really friendly and helpful they are lovely. But 8mixed room bathroom's smell was bad... I don't know why even no one use it but always smell was remain in there.."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Generator Berlin Mitte
Generator Berlin Prenzlauer Berg
2 out of 5
Storkower Strasse 160, Berlin, BE
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The price is £38 per night

Located in Prenzlauer Berg, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Velodrom, Mercedes-Benz Arena and Alexanderplatz. East Side Gallery and Berlin TV Tower are ...

3.5/5Good! (978 reviews)
Clean and cheap

"Good, clean and cheap. Sketchy people though staying there so just be careful other than that its totally fine."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

Generator Berlin Prenzlauer Berg
Singer109 Hostel
2 out of 5
Singerstr. 109, Berlin
The price is £51 per night

Located in Mitte, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Alexanderplatz and Berlin TV Tower. Gendarmenmarkt and Checkpoint Charlie Museum are also within 3 mi ...

4.3/5Excellent! (44 reviews)

"Hight cleanness good staff but internet connection was bad"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jun 2019

Singer109 Hostel
Sunflower Hostel Berlin
1 out of 5
Helsingforser Str. 17, Berlin, BE
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The price is £35 per night

Located in Friedrichshain, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Mercedes-Benz Arena, East Side Gallery and Oberbaum Bridge. Alexanderplatz and Berlin TV ...

3.9/5Very Good! (161 reviews)

"good place"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Sunflower Hostel Berlin
Design Hostel P182
2 out of 5
Potsdamer Straße 182, Berlin
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Located in Schoeneberg, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of German Museum of Technology and Kurfürstendamm. Berlin Zoological Garden and Friedrichstrasse are ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (119 reviews)

"Very good impression. Enjoyed🙂"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Design Hostel P182
St Christopher's Berlin Alexanderplatz
2 out of 5
Rosa-Luxemburg-Strasse 39-41, Berlin, BE
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The price is £45 per night

Located in Mitte, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Alexanderplatz and Berlin TV Tower. Museum Island (Museumsinsel) and Brandenburg Gate are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (111 reviews)
Good.

"The room was good, nice showers and the location was nice."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2020

St Christopher's Berlin Alexanderplatz
St Christopher's Berlin Mitte
3.5 out of 5
Ziegelstraße 28, Berlin, Berlin
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The price is £50 per night

Located in Mitte, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Friedrichstrasse and Friedrichstadt-Palast. DDR Museum and Humboldt University are also within 15 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (16 reviews)

"Excellent location Lively bar restaurant Friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 1 Nov 2019

St Christopher's Berlin Mitte
citystay Hostel Berlin
2 out of 5
Rosenstraße 16, Berlin, BE
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Located in Mitte, this hostel is steps away from Berlin Dungeon and Aquadom. Berlin TV Tower and DDR Museum are also within 5 minutes. Hackescher Markt Station ...

3.6/5Good! (150 reviews)

"Clean and friendly staff. Easy check in snd check out"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

citystay Hostel Berlin
The Circus Hostel
2 out of 5
Weinbergsweg 1a, Berlin, BE
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The price is £35 per night

Located in Mitte, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Torstrasse and Hackescher Markt. Friedrichstrasse and Berlin Wall Memorial are also within 15 minutes. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (290 reviews)

"The fun and interesting decor. Staff were friendly and always helpful with our enquiries. Also gave us great suggestions on places to see and where to eat. Breakfast at hostel was plentiful and huge choices for EU5. Bathrooms were nice and clean. Bedroom was good and comfortable. Will definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

The Circus Hostel
Heart of Gold Hostel Berlin
1.5 out of 5
Johannisstr. 11, Berlin, BE
The price is £22 per night

Located in Mitte, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Friedrichstrasse and Friedrichstadt-Palast. DDR Museum and Humboldt University are also within 15 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (163 reviews)

"Great place,great people,great 3 days spent here"…"

Reviewed on 22 Apr 2019

Heart of Gold Hostel Berlin
CLUB Lodges Berlin Mitte - Hostel
2 out of 5
Caroline-Michaelis-Straße 8, Berlin
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The price is £31 per night

Located in Mitte, this beach hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Visitor center of the Berlin Wall Memorial and Berlin Wall Memorial. Friedrichstrasse and Charite ...

3.8/5Good! (190 reviews)
Berlin Stay

"Haven’t stayed in many hostels in my time but this was ok for a one night stay. The rooms where adequate but with 4 beds and 4 people It would have been squeeze. But it is a backpackers so I guess that’s ok. The bar and food available where adequate and it was walkable to a lot of attractions."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2019

CLUB Lodges Berlin Mitte - Hostel
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Select Hotel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt
Select Hotel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt
4 out of 5
Charlottenstrasse 66, Berlin, BE
The price is £52 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,748 reviews)

"Nice room, kind staff, the location is great (in the middle of the centre of Berlin). Breakfast was not very well organised. There is no cantine to choose what you want. You have to order by the bar and you can take it with you in a bag. However, you can choose to get breakfast by the l supermarket ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2020

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MEININGER Hotel Berlin Tiergarten
MEININGER Hotel Berlin Tiergarten
3.5 out of 5
Turmstrasse 25-26, Berlin
The price is £39 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (899 reviews)

"Very good for the cost of the hotel and booked at very short notice."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

MEININGER Hotel Berlin Tiergarten
Hotel Riu Plaza Berlin
Hotel Riu Plaza Berlin
4 out of 5
Martin Luther Strasse 1, Berlin, Berlin
The price is £76 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,112 reviews)

"In totally it was a good stay. All that missing was flip flops."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jun 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza Berlin
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Opting for a hostel in Berlin is a sure-fire way to get a taste of the hip and happening side of the German capital. Low-cost and vibrant, these are the stays that put backpackers with fellow backpackers, providing shared kitchens and lively common spaces, where you can cook together, clink steins of frothy beer come evening and enjoy the company of likeminded globetrotters. Edgy design features and in-house art pieces add a dash of pizzazz to some of the city's top-rated hostels, while others aim at simple, stripped down interiors to keep prices nice and affordable. Hostels in Berlin can also be a great springboard for adventures in the metropolis, coming with private pub crawls, guided walking tours and all sorts of other organised events.

Reasons to book hostels in Berlin

Hostels in Berlin can cater to a whole load of different travellers. Those hitting the land of the Reichstag and the Brandenburg Gate solo are bound to love the low-cost dorm stays that have pubs attached – you know, for those evening happy hours, ad hoc live music shows and sharing of travel tales. Those with a penchant for stylish digs can discover Berlin's quirkier side in the design hostels of the city. They fuse touches of Bauhaus with art deco lobbies, underground beer halls with vintage lounges laden with antiques and scruffy-chic sofas. For couples, upscale hostels in Berlin promise a balance between privacy and fun, mingling pod beds with small dorms and even double rooms.

While low rates are the name of the game in Berlin's hostels, booking these affordable pads doesn't mean ditching somewhere with real character and useful amenities. It's normal to find hostels with 24-hour reception desks, on-site kitchens with all you need to cook your own meals and add-on extras, like bike rentals. Some even have their own line-up of events to get stuck in to, whether that's an evening crawl through the buzzing bars of Mitte district or art walks to see the striking murals of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg. And, on top of that are useful basics to boot – think on-site laundry facilities and travel ticket booking assistance.

Travelling around hostels in Berlin

There's plenty of fun to be had around hostels in Berlin. You could bag a bed in the artsy Circus Hostel. It's known for its simple, colourful interiors, chic underground bar and lively cafe terrace, and it comes with a dedicated shrine to David Hasselhoff, for good measure. What's more, all that's perched just on the edge of Mitte, where you can check off the Brandenburg Gate, see the great glass dome of the Reichstag, and even delve into the menagerie of Mesopotamian and ancient Greek relics in the amazing Pergamon Museum. Looking for something a little more off the beaten track? The Amstel House Hostel can oblige. It's got stripped-down, boho rooms with plyboard desks and retro mirror fittings. And, it's near the snaking Spree River and the large Tiergarten, which are positively buzzing with life and picnickers come the summer months.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Berlin?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for going out. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and monuments.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many have private options too), low prices and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Berlin?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the highest reviews from our travellers and might be a good place to look first: Heart of Gold Hostel Berlin - 2-minute walk from Oranienburger Straße S-Bahn for easy access to public transport. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find towels, lockers and linens in all rooms. Grand Hostel Berlin Classic - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Mockernbrucke U-Bahn. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. Rooms come with hairdryers and desks. Generator Berlin Mitte - 2-minute walk from Oranienburger Straße S-Bahn for easy access to public transport. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar. Rooms come with showers. Ootel.co - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Springpfuhl Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find towels, showers and lockers in all rooms. Generator Berlin Prenzlauer Berg - 2-minute walk from Landsberger Allee Station for easy access to public transport. Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant. Rooms come with linens.
What's the seasonal weather like in Berlin?
The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 17°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 1°C. Average annual rainfall for Berlin is 32 mm.
What is there to see and do in Berlin?
In general, Berlin is known for its museums, architecture and monuments. Major attractions include Berlin Zoological Garden, Reichstag Building and Potsdamer Platz. Get out into nature with places such as Botanical Garden, Mueggelsee and Mauerpark. Cultural attractions include DDR Museum, Waldbuhne and Berliner Philharmonie.
What's the best way to get around Berlin?
You can fly into the closest airport in Berlin (TXL-Tegel), located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Berlin (SXF-Schoenefeld), located 11 mi (17.7 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport to get around. Take advantage of metro transport at Hansaplatz U-Bahn, Bellevue S-Bahn and Tiergarten S-Bahn. To see more of the area, hop on a train at Berlin Zoological Garten Station, Berlin Central Station or Potsdamer Platz Station.

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