OSTEL - Das DDR Design Hostel Reviews
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I liked the idea of the hostel, but in reality, it wasn't terribly interesting. Just go to the DDR museum if you want to learn about that time in history. The neighborhood was convenient enough, but a little creepy after dark. Also, the staff were not at all welcoming. Maybe they were just acting the part, but really, they just seemed like they couldn't be bothered.
The bathroom was terrible. The drain didn't work so the bathtub filled up with dirty water with some kind of lint floating in it when I tried to shower. The sink drain also started clogging up during our 2-day stay. The toilet paper for the bathroom on our floor ran out on day 1 and was never replaced. The room itself was clean and pleasant though.