MEININGER Hamburg City Center Reviews
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Good stuffs and ask for free tour to the city center.
More Formal Hotel than Hostel
I am really impress by the quality of the hostel! Staff was super helpfull, knew a lot and ended up upgrading our room so my friend and I could stay together without any additional fee! Would totaly come back, place was secure and super super super clean!
There was a problem with my booking, and the staff were unhelpful in getting it sorted out. That ended up costing me some extra money and they tried to placate me with a discount card that I didn't really want. The room was uncomfortably hot, with only one toilet and one shower for 6 people. Other than those complaints it was fine (lockers in the room, clean beds, etc.). The location in Altona is very nice, but it's also a considerable distance from the center of Hamburg.
WiFi was good in all rooms, no lockers or safes in rooms, my bed was next to another bed like a double basically even though I was a lone traveller. T.V in room was good, and bathroom o.k.
I can highly recommend the Meininger in Hamburg. The staff members were very friendly and attentive and the Internet terminals were convenient for someone like me who doesn't always want to bring the Internet with him when he travels. The location in the Altona borough is convenient to the riverfront and the fun atmosphere west of the center of Hamburg.
Not exactly what we were after. "Hamburg City Centre" is a bit of a stretch, in Altona, about a 15 min tube ride from the city. Wifi was dodgy, in and out when in the room. Atmosphere wasn't great, we were there Tuesday - Friday and didn't really meet anyone... Staff were friendly and helpful, rooms were clean, beds were good. But not a place to meet people and have some brews.
The hostel is very good. Excellent wi-fi and rooms. The location is not the best, but it is close to a train station. The staff is good as well. I just think the atmosphere could be improved. A lot of teenagers were there during my stay, so maybe it is not the best place in case you are traveling alone.
Our room was great, with plenty of space, the bathroom was quite big compared to other hostels I've been to, and everything was super clean. Breakfast was cheap and quite good. And the location is better than what I thought it would be, just next to the Altona train station, only a short ride in the S-Bahn to the main places in the rest of Hamburg.
A bit far from the sights, but not bad with a metro ride. Nearby giant supermarket, good kitchen, but lacking in usable sharp knives. Great wifi throughout, huge rooms, great view from the sixth floor, comfy beds. Really clean. Didn't do the (extra fee) breakfast, but meeting people in the kitchen at night was fun. Breakfast is cheaper from the store.
My only real gripe is that this is not central at all. You need to take a train to get into the centre of the city. The place is nice, it's like a hotel with some hostel rooms. Wifi works in lounge. There is a kitchen for guests. The lounge area is quite impersonal. I was comfortable here.
I thought this hostel was an average place to stay. The environment/atmosphere was okay, and the staff did not exceed my expectations. Don't be fooled by the name, it's nowhere near close to the city centre of Hamburg, you have to take the Metro to get into the city.
Essentially there was nothing wrong with this hostel, it was just very average. The staff were friendly but not that helpful - when I asked where the Beatlesplatz was they just said they didn't know, rather than looking it up on their computer. Price was ridiculously expensive at €81.00 for 2 nights per person in a mixed dorm, in which there was not a lot of privacy from other guests.
It was okay the location is quite near the station.
Female staff really helpful, male staff not so much. Wifi is decent, but not good enough to upload pics. 5 minute walk from central train station. Big lockers for security, clean showers that are decent sized and separate from toilet. Reception is open 24 hours. They do have washer and dryer. The area is safe and uneventful, grocer is inside the train station. Comfortable bunks. Bar closes early.
Me and my friends missed some proactivity of the team, when asked about local basic things nobody could answer us and also doesn't seem to be interessed in searching, just if asked some times. Sometimes they were lost when more than one person needed something from the reception. The staff also offered us late check out and accepted the money for it when actually it wasn't a procedure allowed at the dorms, the staff working the next day was kind and let me stay anyway. Cleanliness was good.
The staff is very friendly and helpful! Thank you very much!
Its an awesome hotel...very clean, very comfortable .. But the receptionists are not friendly at all. Besides Tomas , no one would help us w any info.. Not a place to make friends
Large hotel, not much atmosphere and kind of expensive, but the facilities and staff were top notch. Good kitchen and laundry, and they usually have leftover bread for free. Nice place to stay but not really my style of hostel. Kind of loud at night with so many people.