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Five Elements Hostel Leipzig

Hostelworld.comUSD 53*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I stayed in an 8 bed dorm, which had one toilet and shower for all of us. The kitchen and lounge was a great place to hang out, and a wonderful place to cook/store food. One of the best I've seen in hostels so far.

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We have been to Leipzig many times and have always stayed at this hostel. Love the rooms and comfy beds and kitchenettes. The staff is just excellent . Friendly, helpfull and funny. Also breakfast is insanely cheap. But we love the manager Leila the most. Very kind and caring person. Thank you.

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This hostel is just GREAT! two friends and I stayed in a 3 people dorm and it was great! Big and confortable room, with everything one needs (inc.a table, chairs and a tv) for only 40euros in total. The hostel team is super friendly and really helpful and the hostel infrastructure is great (the living and entertainment area is aweeeesome...

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Very clean rooms, great location, breakfast is also great but book it in advance so is 1 euro less, staff was very kind and helpful. Beds were also comfortable, free coffee and Tea make it just perfect for winter!

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

I arrived ad Leipzig a little late, but fortunately I've booked before so I can get a room for the weekend. I booked an 8 room ensuited dorm and it was HUGE, literally. Maybe if it is possible they can put another 8 guest to stay on my room.People on my dorm put their baggage everywhere and you still have...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We really liked the hostel, i would recomend it to anyone. It's clean, has a place to hang out and the breakfast (which if you stay more than 3 days is free) is really complete. The bad thing is that our room was by the window so it was really noicy and the internet was kind of bad sometimes. There...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is an efficiently run hostel in the middle of Leipzig, near the main railway station, tourist information and shopping. It was almost booked out when we arrived, so we agreed to the mixed dorm. It was clean, quiet, with lockers for storage and clean linen. We had breakfast in the shared dining room/ kitchen. We booked the ' penthouse'...

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Freiberg, Germany
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Every thing in this hotel is fine except NOISE. You will experience the noise in all day and night long unless you close all of your windows. But, the access to the city center and zoo is very good. Enjoy!

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

For a couple of days I stayed in this new and well equipped hostel: very clean, nice staff, comfortable size of the dormitories, very good wi-fi connection. They offer tea at any time of the day. Breakfast is not included but available at a reasonable price (€4 or €5, can't remember...).

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed My Stay At The 5...Room Was Comfortable With Ensuite Shower...Had Everything I Needed...Social Interaction Was Good...Location For Exploring Leipzig...Perfect IMHO...With Breakfast Thrown In For My Stay...Bang For Buck...Great Value!

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether it's a tie, baby-bottle or backpack you are carrying - we know your needs. Our Mission: To bring together the comfort and amenities of a hotel with the typical relaxed and communicative atmosphere of a backpacker hostel. All rooms have private bathrooms: make your choice between private or dorm style accommodation, cook your own noodles in our apartments or try new recipes with your fellow guests in our shared kitchen, it's up to you! We always keep beds for last minute guests, but: Leipzig has lots of cultural events and trade fairs! Better book in advance to guarantee a bed... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Five Elements Hostel Leipzig

Address: Kleine Fleischergasse 8, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (Formerly Say Cheese Leipzig)
Region: Germany > Saxony > Leipzig > Zentrum
Price Range: $31 - $415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Five Elements Hostel Leipzig 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Any rooms is quiet and clean”
Bair3384, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask your room as far from the doors as possible, doors keep noise.”
miikah_12, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Room 103 is next to a noisy stairwell and overlooks a entrance plaza where smokers like to stand.”
  • Beds
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  • Sink with glasses
  • Table with chairs with lockers in background
  • Plaza Entrance/View Out Window from Room
YRMWT, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
“All rooms overlook a courtyard which is the only access for deliveries. You are woken early by trollies being pulled over the cobbles.”
Patricia12374, 4 Dec 2014 | Read review
“We enjoyed double room, en-suite wet-room, GREAT!”
277ginab, 4 Mar 2013 | Read review
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