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Jetpak Alternative Reviews

Goerlitzerstrasse 38, Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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94%

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1554 Total Reviews
  • 95%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 95%Cleanliness
  • 95%Facilities

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94%

Had a great time and met some really cool people. Area is really good too. No partying in the hostel itself, but a there was always people keen to head out.


100%

Second and defenetly not last stay at Jetpak's. You couldn't ask for better facilities. Everything is clean, comfortable and cool. Beware! For some leaving will be painful. You meet like minded people almost instantly and are set to enjoy all the best of the area minutes after. It's located in Kreuzberg, which is my favorite place in Berlin for its very open, multicultural, vibrant, yet underground scene. Walking distance from Berlin's best nightclubs but not for everyone. Read the description.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hay, Thanks for such a great view. We are super happy you had such a great time both here at the hostel and in Berlin and loved it as much as we do!! We loved having you stay and hope to see you again soon.

69%

Very noisy hostel.

  • 24th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for taking the time to drop us a review. Due to our location being very close to many cool bars and clubs and with us also being a small sociable hostel we appreciate that some people might find it noisy. We hope however you still managed to get a good night sleep despite this.

94%

Staff was really friendly, the rooms clean and an excellent location in a cool neighbourhood! Perfect!


97%

An amazing hostel, in an amazing location. Like it says on the description that it is located in the artsy part of Berlin with graffiti streets and all!! The staff were amazing, definitely coming back to this hostel again next time am in Berlin!


60%

You get what you pay for - it's cheap but the rooms are spacious. The common area is small and awkward and too crowded after dinner. The staff were friendly but not very helpful. We experienced no security with our bags as the lockers only worked with bulky locks. They do have some at reception you can borrow but VERY limited. (They offered me one, when I returned 10 minutes later they had none left). MUST DO SANDEMANS ALTERNATIVE TOUR ASAP you will fall in love with the uniqueness of this area


77%

Good restaurants and not so far from the metro. But you take a long journey until get to Alexanderplatz, where you can find museums and can go to the west berlin


100%

I was nervous travelling on my own and also staying in a hostel but honestly, I couldn't have had a better experience! JetPak is perfect for solo female travelling, they are welcoming, friendly and very helpful. The common area is spacious with free wifi. They have free breakfast/tea/coffee every day and the fridge is full of beer and soft drinks for which there is a trust bucket! The staff trust you to pay your 1 eur for the beer or whatever you need, which I think it's awesome!. The rooms are

  • 17th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Romania
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Svetlana was so lovely, that bright smile made for a perfect start to each day. Delicious lattes. Located in a great neighbourhood, with plenty of good restaurants, bars and cluuurbs. Our fave hostel yet


100%

Great hostel, great location and great staff. Grant, James, jules, Roberto, Fred, calum and Kelly are a great bunch, know their way around Berlin. Whether it's time to party or go to church, they can help you out xoxo papa

  • 13th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

The staff here was amazing, essentially just like anothre traveler. The hostel is smal compared to otehrs but it makes it easy for meeting other fellow travelers. Free breakfast and coffee/lattees/cappiccinos certainly makes the mornings easier. The location is around more of a grungier side of Berlin but easy access to the train stations and plenty of restaurants and bars near by. Overall, a great experience. Should I ever find myself in Berlin again i will definitely be staying here aaaga

  • 13th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


66%

This hostel is located where I, as a single female, felt uncomfortable walking home alone late at night. Staff seemed to all hang out in a clique with friends at night making it difficult to meet people.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hay, Thank you for talking the time to review us. We ere sorry you didnt feel comfortable in the area. Kreuzberg is very safe. However, we appreciate the way the street are light at night might make some people feel this. I would also like to take this opportunity to personally apologies that we did not make you feel at home and enable you to meet fellow travelers.

94%

Kreuzberg is the best neighborhood to stay in if you want to really get to know Berlin's young creative scene. The hostel is laid back and the staff are super knowledgeable about the surrounding area and gave us really great recommendations for specific inquiries like vegetarian restaurants and piercing parlours.


94%

I had a great time at Jetpack Alternative. The staff was kind and always helpful, and the facilities were wonderful. The bathrooms were new and always clean. I'd highly recommend Jetpack Alternative to anyone looking for a fun place to stay in Berlin. A lot of people mention not feeling safe by Görlitzer Park, but I had and saw no issues. I rode through at all times of the day, as late as 2am, and never got hassled more than someone saying "Bob Marley Bob Marley Bob Marley."


91%

Great hostel, good atmosphere and nice to meet people. Close to an U-bahn station, 5-7 minutes walk. I just did not like the neighbourhood, but that is my personal opinion.


97%

I will definitely be back to this hostel again. It was easy to get in to the main sights in Berlin with the trains etc. Staff were great. Very youth orientated place, plenty of cool graffiti.


100%

loved the hostel.. great breakfast, great location with many restaurants in the vicinity, perfect for solo travellers, great vibe... spacious and super clean rooms, helpful staff especially the spanish lady and the german guy... just loved everything about the hostel


100%

Best hostel in Berlin hands down! Such a cool atmosphere, cool staff, amazing breakfast in the mornings, rooms/bathrooms cleaned every day. A great place to meet people as well if you're traveling alone. I highly recommend this place!!


89%

Nice spot in an interesting part of town. Small hostel with a good crowd and vibe, good choice for solo backpackers!


97%

Excellent Hostel. Small hostel with amazing atmosphere and friendly people booking and staffing there.


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