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A&O Berlin Hauptbahnhof Reviews

Lehrter Straße 12-15, Berlin, Germany

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272 Total Reviews
  • 72%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 76%Location
  • 63%Staff
  • 63%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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About 10 minutes walk from the train station if you do not have to wait 10 minutes to cross the roads. If the MEININGER Hostel Berlin Hauptbahnhof is full I will use this hostel again. FREE WiFi in rooms and lounge.


This place is insanely huge, like get lost inside the building kind of huge! I met some nice people in my room but the common areas don't seem inviting for people travelling alone. Overall it seems to be occupied by very large groups of very young people. The food in the bar was ok and everything seemed clean. The staff was ok, not super helpful but got their jobs done. The free wifi worked some of the time but during peak hourse tended to cut out and run slowly. Overall ok hostel but not great.


Staff didn't help us at all and didn't know anything about the hostel etc and we got over charged. Other then that everything was fine.

  • 20th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Rooms were spacious and clean with an ensuite bathroom. Reception staff were not unfriendly but also not particularly friendly/helpful, and there was not really a common area to chill or prepare food or anything like that. Reasonably decent location, though you still need to catch the U bahn bc Berlin is so huge.


First time that I have experienced with bad staff in all A&O groups, man in the recepion was bad.


Staff had no idea what was going on at all. We weren't given a room key for a long time and then when we went to collect they had no idea where our booking was. The wifi did not work at all. However ensuite bathrooms were clean, rooms were clean bright and generally pleasant.


Fix the wifi


Really good but not great for young people

  • 19th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The bed sheet is too small and with stains on it. The kitchen and toilets (in ensuite bedrooms) have poor ventilation. It is quite expensive, perhaps because it is quite close to the central station - yet not really that close as imagined - and not close to most popular tourist spots.


This was perfectly fine though this is the larger type of hostel with many groups of young people so it can be a bit noisy. It's about 15 min from the main station too which is very helpful.

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