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Alcatraz Backpacker Hostel

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8.7
Fabulous 919 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.6
  • Security 9.2
  • Location 8.8
  • Staff 9.2
  • Atmosphere 8.4
  • Cleanliness 8.4
  • Facilities 8.4
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8.7
Fabulous 919 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.6
  • Security 9.2
  • Location 8.8
  • Staff 9.2
  • Atmosphere 8.4
  • Cleanliness 8.4
  • Facilities 8.4

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Mixed Group, 41+
  • Globetrotter
  • 38 reviews
12th Sep 2017
9.4

Clean. Nice vibe. Friendly and super helpful staff. Good kitchen facilities. Nice part of town

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Estonia, Couple, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 10 reviews
18th Aug 2017
10.0

The staff was very helpful and friendly. We loved that we could rent bikes from the hostel. Location was very nice, a lot of nice restaurants and small, more authentic streets in the area.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Mixed Group, 41+
  • Novice Nomad
  • 5 reviews
9th Aug 2017
8.6

All I would say lets this place down is the noise from the Inmates, other that that, its great

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
25th Jul 2017
6.3

The Alcatraz Backpacking hostel was clean and safe but quite far out from other areas such as Kreusberg so be prepared to spend time on the train. The first man who checked us in was very unfriendly and didn't really explain the transport so there's a metro and a tram from eberswalder staße which were very handy. The room was clean but the walls were quite thin so you could hear everyone coming in at 5am. Also the Internet is only free downstairs so don't expect it in your room.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
9th Jul 2017
8.0

Friendly hostel with helpful staff. It is quite far out from the city's main attractions but there is a metro station nearby. Rooms were clean and facilities were good in general with the exception of the bathroom which was often flooded.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
7th Jul 2017
8.9

Great place, super friendly staff. There isn't much kitchen space for food storage or cooking

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
7th Jul 2017
8.0

excellent place to stay, good facility's and location. would stay at this hostel again.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
6th Jul 2017
8.0

If you're looking for a quieter hostel, this is it, at least when I stayed there. Happy hour is 1,50 beers in a fridge at reception. Location is convenient to public transport (S and U) and restaurants. Staff was friendly. Met some cool people, but I really had to go out of my way to do so. If you're looking for a "party hostel" atmosphere, this is not it. Overall, would recommend for people who don't want to spend a ton of time at their hostel and are looking for a good price for their room.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • robertan9
  • Ireland, Couple, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 5 reviews
6th Jul 2017
8.0

Good hostel. Good host. Enjoyable. No air con in room and a bit noisy but otherwise fine.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
5th Jul 2017
8.6

Great Hostel, couple of the staff were very helpful and fun to chat with. Facilities are great (although no microwave). Bathrooms could have been cleaner...water from showers and sinks had nowhere to drain so the floor was always wet and gross. Otherwise great experience.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness

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