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No wifi in the rooms, only in the main lounge. Laundry facilities a big plus! Location was great, walking distance to lots of great nightlife.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Nice stay at Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel in Hamburg. I'll surely recommend it to all my friends going to Hamburg.
Nice hostel, in a cool area, grungy with many cool bars etc. Close to publc transport but walkable to places. CLean, friendly, good kitchen, staff are nice, slightly grim.
Nice place with a chilled out atmosphere just north of St Pauli, spacious dorms with decent beds, although a bit noisy on the weekends with the club downstairs and drunken passersby etc. Free tea and coffee with a small but fairly well equipped kitchen, big lounge area as well.
The staff was very rude. The hostel should not hire people that hate attending travelers. The place is quite old and the rooms are creepy. When I got to the dorm I found two mafia-looking couples and it looked like they stayed in the room the whole day drinking. The place is also not close from the subway, so be prepare you have to walk around 15 min. if you want to get out of the area.
I actually did not stay in this hostel, because a friend decided to go to Hamburg after me and there wasn't any bed available anymore. But I called them and asked to cancel the booking and they were very kind and did that straight away. Very good experience.
I wish you would have a better and nicer stuff. Plus, it was the dirtiest hostel I have ever stayed!
good things first: the place is very clean and hygienic. and the location is excellent in the heart of the most popular quarter. the bad things: the staff should not be afraid to talk to the customers when they have questions. customers don't bite! and the laundry times from 15:00 to 22:00 might be reconsidered as well, most tourists want to be out in the afternoon hours.
Loved the area near St Pauli great bars
I had a really nice stay at the instant sleep hostel. It is a 10 to 15 minutes walk to the harbour and 5 minutes until you reach the next subway. The staff was really helpful and friendly. I would definately recommend this hostel.
The staff was EXTREMELY rude. There is only (terrible) wifi in the lobby, not in any of the rooms. The doors to the rooms have to be locked manually (not a key card), and when sharing a room it's impossible to ensure the door will actually be locked. It was pretty far outside the city (15 minute walk to the station, 10 minute train ride) and was not in a great area to be walking around in at night.
I had a great time at the hostel, nice staff, nice kitchen and near to great locations. Perfect for my plans
This hostel was the worst hostel i stayed in on my trip around europe. The staff have zero personality and zero interest in the guests. The hostel is not a backpackers hostel at all, was full of germans only there as they were going out at the weekend. Bar downstairs blasts music until late There is lights on in the corridoor all night, the showers were rough the beds even worse and the lockers poor and bent out of shape. I left early it was so bad