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Metropol Hostel Berlin Reviews

Mehringdamm 32, Berlin, Germany

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660 Total Reviews
  • 78%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 69%Atmosphere
  • 71%Cleanliness
  • 74%Facilities

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The hostel was nice with good spacy rooms and beds. It is right on a metro station so nothing is really far away. Only down sides are that it doesnt have air conditioning and there were large groups of very young kids (15-16)


Some good things to mention: Staff was super helpful and friendly Impressive breakfast specially for a hostel Very good location, easy to get to the main spots of Berlin The main thing I didn't like however was the atmoshphere and overall look of the hostel. It was nice that they have a little socializing area, but the rest of hostel looks more like a hospital, it really lacks a personal touch. Also not much cleaning was done even though there are maids hired. Can't get a smile out of them too

  • 7th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Latvia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Enjoyable experience just lacked a good atmosphere between other guests and ourselves


great breakfast. Id come here again! good hostel.


Very big, great hostel! Friendly staff, good location just by the u-bahn station, easy to get to. Plus there's an amazing Kebab place right outside!


Value for money def! Stayed in MetroHostel by myself in June 2014. Great location - just by U-Bahn station (approx. 40 mins (!) from Tegel airport), close to bars (but not noisy) and all Berlin attractions. Good breakfast. Free Wi-Fi in the lobby. I stayed in 6 bed room (#316) and we have ensuite bathroom! Rooms are ok, spacious lockers are present. So in the end - highly recommend the hostel. Value for Money!


We, my girl and I, were in Berlin for three days. Rooms are good, clean and big (we stayed in two-bed room with private bathroom). Breakfast is plentiful and stuff is solid. Immediately in front of the hostel is U ban station, so it is very easy to go wherever you want. Only problem, but big one, was lack of hot water for showering – only first day we had it and the second two days we used cold water :|

  • 9th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Serbia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Great comment! Thank you. We also took care of the hot water problem.


Good value for money. Liked the breakfast very much. Only problem were that getting hot water from shower seemed impossible. Would visit again:)


Probably the worst hostel I've stayed at for the money. The feeling of the place is more "turkish flophouse" than "international hostel". Cold showers at all hours because owner won't put money into a water heater. No wifi in rooms, and barely any in the lobby because owner won't put money into a new router. The lobby consist of mostly sullen, middle aged turkish men watching tv. Very developing country feeling rather than hip hostel.

  • 19th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
We are very sad to read this review. Our hostel is located in the heart of Kreuzberg which is the melting pot of Berlin. We are proud to have a very international team as well as guests from all over the world. Peace!


The services of this hostel do not correspond to the price being paid,there was no hot water in the bathroom,the common toilets in the corridor were often dirty or inadequately equipped,and in general the value for money has reached in this hostel its minimum..Also,the breakfast is rather too simple(that's why it's also of course not needed to pay more for it),although the position is right in the heart of Kreuzberg,and right outside the metro station Mehringdamm,which is indeed very convenient!

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We take every complain very serious in order to improve our services. Thank you for your feedback!


Great location for food. U-bahn just outside to go see all the sites. Great sleep comfortable beds. Kebab shop always has a queue but they're tasty. Friendly staff. I would recommend metropol and would definitely return :-)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Great! Thank you so much and come back soon!


...friendly staff but dirty. Just don´t go there if you want a clean place to stay, otherwise ok place to stay, central...

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello there, our staff members are happy to hear that you had a good time! We always ensure that the rooms are very clean. If you were no satisfied we like to apologise. Next time come to the reception and inform us. Hope to see you again... Your Metropol Hostel

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