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Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt

Hostelworld.comUSD 81*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Locationwise and if you are on the move through Germany this has to be one of the most convenient hostels in Europe, being as it is within meters of Frankfurt main rail station. The free (brewed, not instant) coffee and free bread rolls (leftover from breakfast, but absolutely fine) are both great customer service and remarkably helpful. The price is...

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beds are ok, the facilities are mediocre and you have to pay for breakfast (decent value). While I stayed in he hostel there were only súper boring people, but i suspect it was the upcoming trade show that was the cause. Some of the staff were good. Location was good... it is in the red light district so a...

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

Thanks for the review! Too bad you did not like a few stuff here nor the city. You are right, the world is big and I would not come back to a place I did not like. Here is a quote from a famous German writer, thought it could be inspiring ;) "You see in the world what you have...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually wait until I check out to do reviews but this hostel is incredible. A free really good breakfast, activities every day, cool, helpful staff, good bar (and good HH), right next to Central station, HIGHLY RECOMMEND! And no I don't work here haha

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

Thank you so much for the review! This is great that you liked your stay here! Just in case, we are often looking for new staff members so in case you change your mind just write us ;) All the best and see you again soon!

Thessaloniki Region, Greece
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Makes you feel safe in a non-safe area of the city. Lovely people working there. Would definetely go back there when visiting Frankfurt. Nice when travelling with friends or by yourself. Prices are affordable also

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

Thank you so much for this kind review! I disagree with you though, the area IS safe!! It looks weird at first sight, but believe me there is no worries to have! Hopefully we will see you again soon!

Sahagun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool full service hostel. Clean, convenient location 2 blocks from main train station. Food, bar, activities available onsite. Helpful staff & interesting area. Close to everything and a good value for the money. No problem to stay here again when back in town

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

Thanks so much for the review! We will see you again soon then ;) Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were planning to visit Strasbourg & Colmar from Frankfurt. Found this hostel to be quite cheap & affordable. Decent bunker beds and always on party mode with good selection of drinks. Can stay in this if you are a thrifty traveller.

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

Thanks so much for the review! Good to know that you coule enjoy Germany before Alsace ;) All the best and see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming, have very clean facilities, coffee, tea, community room, serving beer and some food. Good wifi, many people are working/studying in community room. Prices are very reasonable. All very pleasant. Staff is very friendly, young people. Community room is lively and easy to meet new friends.The location is very convenient for travel (near train station, river, and city center)....

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

Thanks a lot for this very complete review! So nice to read that you enjoyed your stay in Frankfurt and our hostel :) One little thing, we also rent towels at the reception so if you really don't want to bring yours it's ok! Safe travels and see you again soon!

Texas
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great stay here! I was able to check in early and hang out until my room was available, the staff are very friendly and helpful! Very close and easy to get to from Frankfurt Main Station +++ it's close to many local attractions, and maybe too close to others (red light district) but very clean, safe and secure...

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

Thank you so much for this review! It's always a pleasure to read our guests feel comfortable in Frankfurt :) Safe travels and see you in summer again?

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The hostel located quite near the main station, and shopping central. Around 10mins walking from hostel to busiest street of Frankfurt. Staffs are very nice and helpful. The breakfast is not much of choice (American breakfast). Anyway, this hostel is good choices with budget at FF

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

Thank you for your review! It is great to read that you enjoyed your time in Frankfurt. We are currently thinking about ways to pimp our breakfast. So be ready for new things on the all-you-can-eat buffet when you come back ;) Safe travels!

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I was there in Feb'17 to visit a fair.Staying here was a good decision.Location is great,nearest to the main train station.Although Red light area is nearby it doesn't bother.Great common area.Staff is very courteous.Place is clean.Only thing to complain about is the shaky bed,especially if you get the upper bed. They have this beer testing every Thursday, which is very...

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

Thank you so much for the review! Safe travels and see you again soon in Frankfurt!

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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: $32 - $252 (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”
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“very quite, would recommend a flashlight so not to wake up the other patrons.”
victorbU6429DN, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
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