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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Hello. I visit this hostel for a few days, but What I thought would be a great experience ended up in a nightmare. Apparently a boyfriend to one of the staff lives in the hostel and creates such a bad atmosphere that people were leaving the place. He is arrogant, violent, not talkative at all towards the rest of the... More 

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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place! Pretty good as a hostel itself - rooms and the area were clean, and the shower area itself was pretty decent as well. I think it all really depends on the people that happen to be there as well, which can make all the difference. I happened to meet an awesome bunch of lads who I... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

For my first time in Berlin I stayed there. I met wonderful people. The price are not too high, the rooms are clean. It is located in the very nice neigborhood of Schöberg, traditional gay place. GO THERE.

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Ireland
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Reviewed 16 November 2015

My experience was far better than the reviews suggested! Fantastic location in the gay district - super close to the U-Bahn. Clean rooms and everybody I met was delightful. The manager was often around cleaning but not intruding. Will definitely stay again and for anybody reluctant to book (like I was) - go for it!!!

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1 Thank JamieMc93
Hardinxveld-Giessendam, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

First hostel experience. Great location in the gay-neighbourhood Schöneberg near several bars. There are four rooms (2p, 4p, 6p, 8p). I slept in the 6p. room with a nice authentical ceiling. Waterpressure and temperature are still bad when multiple persons are using the facilities. But they are working on getting a new boiler. Beds are good but creaky, so is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

Location is awesome you are near the heart of downtown. Hostel is cozy, a really great community of backpackers they hung out every night and went clubbing, bar hopping, bath houses. You get a free drink at Toms. There is no reception so getting in was tricky. The creepy communal shower is no longer creepy they added a private shower.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 September 2015

I stayed here in August and had the best time of my life, I've stayed in one hostel before and no one really spoke to me, so i thought all hostels were like this, but this one NO... It has a front room so you can chill with all the other guests, i don't know if i was just lucky... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014

The place is cheap and well located in the city. The room is clean and there is a kitchen that guest can use freely. Onl no so nice that there is a shared bathroom and shower for all guests in the flat, but for the price it is one of the best options in the city center.

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Schoneberg
In 1963, Schöneberg was the centre of the political west, inspiring John F. Kennedy to choose this area to famously announce, "Ich bin ein Berliner." Times may have changed, but modern-day Schöneberg still pays tribute to its historical legacies. Once the richest city outside of Berlin proper, the area's affluent past is still visible in ornate housing facades dating back to the Gründerzeit of the 19th century, while residents in fur coats walking their dogs or shopping in high-end KaDeWe continue the tradition with a modern flair. Schöneberg was also once the centre of the decadent and burlesque nightlife of the 1920s. It was here that Marlene Dietrich partied with Christopher Isherwood and the first gay bar in Germany was founded. Today, the gay community still revolves around Nollendorfplatz. The overground Ubahn station is even illuminated in rainbow colors, paying tribute to Schöneberg's progressive past.
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Address: Motzstrasse 28, 10777 Berlin, Germany
Region: Germany > Berlin > Schoneberg
Price Range: $31 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Gay Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Don't pick the 6p room, you have to go through the living room to get there.”
 of 5 bubbles JamieMc93, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
“6p room is next to the communal living room. It wasn't noisy when I stayed there, but it could be I can imagine.”
 of 5 bubbles misjak2013, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“pick a room away from the living room.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelDembenski, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Unlike most hostels where it's difficult to sleep in a dorm without earplugs, I had no issues in the 8 bed dorm. It was quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles douglasj514, 27 May 2014 | Read review
“i recommend the room with 4 bed rooms”
 of 5 bubbles cactusl, 20 Oct 2013 | Read review
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