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404 Hostel Reviews

Neusser Strasse 404, Nippes, Cologne, Germany

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82%

Rating
658 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 75%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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69%

Hostel was really nice. It is a small house without any sign. There is just small note on the door from backyard. There is free parking during the night in front of the hostel but mostly it is full. Nearby there is a free parking place. You have to pay deposit 10euros for keys. Lockers are quite big. You can put small lugage in it. The only disadvantage is that it is far from city center (45min) by walk but you can take metro (staff explained us everything what we needed to know)


94%

Good place; good guy. Tilo was cool and very helpful. He gave me a lot of info relevant to my interests which made doing what I wanted to do a LOT easier! Love all the guitars, etc...


100%

all was perfectly fine


89%

Small hostel in a house you easily overlook, including breakfast in a small kitchen, felt a bit like staying over by friends


89%

The stay at the 404 hostel was great. The house is a small,nice one. It's a good place to get to know new people. The subway is really near to the hostel so you easy get to the centre where all the sights are. Only the breakfast is small like it's announced.

  • 11th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

the owner seems a little strange at first and you will find him very interesting and hard working. we really enjoyed there and want it again.


83%

Thanks for the stay!

  • 28th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

Stayed one night in the four person room. The place is nice, super quiet (only room for 12 people total) and seems like a good place if you need to stay for a long time. Location was not perfect, you have to walk around to the back of what seems like an empty building, and it's too far to walk to the city center, but if you are okay with an approx. 15 minute tram ride into the city I would recommend staying here. Wish the wifi would have worked better though...


86%

You have to use train to visit the touristic points, which I don't like to do, I prefer walk than spend my money with this. However the square is really good, you will find a subway next to the hostel. The hostel is clean and cute, I loved the bedroom, you can wash your clothes and use the kitchen as well. But if you don't like rules, don't go there, has many rules and one of them made us lose some money. I recommend the hostel if you are sure that u will not have timing problems in your trip.

  • 20th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for the review. I don't offer laundry service. All rules are made for a reason. Except of non smoking policy, not to take a shower after midnight in the ensuite bathroom and keep the kitchen clean everything else is about information and how to handle things.

91%

very nice hostel, good location. though a bit more expensive than hostels i've stayed in previously, was much nicer than usual. very nice furnishings, nice breakfast. the owner was very helpful.


74%

It was quite clean and quiet. it's not in the city center but close-by and the trams are driving all night. apart from the breakfast it is recommandable. of course you can't expect a 5 star buffet but just toast, nutella and marmalade is a bit disappointing cause i dont like sweet breakfast and would have been quite satisfied with at least one sort of cheese. but the rest totally ok!

  • 14th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Nice quiet place to stay

  • 14th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

Nice hostel outside city center, which was the only drawback. The place seemed to be clean and the bathroom was really big. The staff was kind and helpful.


89%

This hostel is exactly as stated in its description. It is very small and is probably most suited for a quiet stay. I could not rate is highly on atmosphere but everything else was as described especially cleanliness and space and there was no problem leaving backpack on departure day. It lives up to the German cliche of efficiency.


100%

I highly recommend this hostel – facilities are great (large rooms, lockers with padlocks provided, linen, equipped kitchen, free tea and coffee, wifi, powerful shower, books and board games, living room), and it is one of the cleanest hostels I have seen. It is small, and definitely not a party hostel, so for people on business trips like myself the atmosphere was perfect. If you are looking for a bar or disco, I would suggest one of the larger hostels instead, and also this is not a suitable




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