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Odyssee Globetrotter Hostel Reviews

Grunberger Strasse 23, 10243, Berlin, Germany

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1215 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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Decent breakfast for 3€, good wifi and hot showers (no place to put your things or get dressed though), not the best location (far away from tram or trains), easy directions from train station by bus, staff not so helpful or nice, poor security with one key per room, bedrooms were not cleaned everyday.


Very cool hostel and great all around. One thing they could improve--as a green hostel I think they should be more cognizant of the cleaning products and incense that they use and find products that are all natural and not chemically based.

  • 3rd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


One of the most pleasant hostels I have ever stayed in. That wouldn't be possible without the staff, who had an obvious readiness to help. A perfect place to experience "alternative" Berlin, with a multitude of suggested activities and of course parties. The common room and garden outside make for the perfect place to meet fellow travelers, perfect if you are on your own. What did it for me though was the warm and friendly atmosphere - a cool spot to stay in a thriving city. Bis bald!

  • 1st Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


I had a horrible stay here. Berlin was the last stop in a trip where I went to at least 6 different hostels and it was by far the worst. The place was dirty and the staff was incredibly unfriendly. I got bed bugs and they handled it terribly. They blocked off the area I was sleeping in but did not move my things. They were also very unapologetic and did not reimburse me. I would not recommend this place to anyone.


Nice hostel

  • 20th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Nice and big rooms, the sanitary was clean and a 10 minute walk to the city centre. Hostel is stayed in the partying centre of Budapest but it is not noisy. Furthermore after 11 you've to be quiet and if you want you can sleep. And it's not annoying if you don't want


Great atmosphere, great people and great location. its a cool place and the the bar is cheap and an easy way to meet fellow travellers

  • 14th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Cool and cheap hostel. Enjoyed one euro Berliners during happy hour very much.


Pros: Great vibe. Hostel staff were super nice. Amazing breakfast for 3 euros. Cons: Internet was a bit spotty, especially in the rooms.


Great location and comfortable interior. My 8 bed shared room was really spacious and clean. Perfect if you are wanting to be walking distance to the berlin amazing night life! Not much of an atmosphere in the downstairs bar area but the organised events every night are good if you're travelling solo.


A nice place to stay, near the metro but a little far from the center. A good chance to meat many people.


Loved this hostel. Great vibe, lots of interesting people to meet. Nice facilities and pretty central. One of my favourites so far.

  • 30th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


cool hostel, close to the metro-station (Frankfurter Tor). Nice people, stylish. Unfortunately no W-Lan in the rooms; but this is really the only "bad" thing... .


Some of the staff need to find a new job because they are very demeaning. Ask a question, get a smart ass response and a huff and puff. There were exceptions of cause, some great people working there who were friendly and helpful. The key system is a little different but for the most part it works. Can't fault the cleanliness although a blocked sink took 3 days to fix. A big plus is the light and PowerPoint for each bed. Should be standard in all hostels! Location was great.


Really good hostel. Great location in a really interesting area and really close to the best clubs and bars in Berlin. Friendly and helpful staff. Clean. Having 1 key per room is a bit annoying. I would definitely recommend staying here.


Really nice hostel, very close to the metro! Good atmosphere to relax and beer for 2 euros! Really recommended!


Overall had a good stay, was clean, staff were friendly and easy to find. Although would not recommend for a solo traveller, there was absolutely no atmosphere it felt as though no one was staying in the hostel. Compared to other hostels it is a bit pricey.


Good dorms


The hostel is located in Friedrichshain, a very nice district that is more alternative. Very near great places to go out, and good food. The staff were cold and snob. Not a lot of atmosphere. Also you have to leave the key to the desk each time you go out, one key per room. The breakfast was good and worth the price.


This hostel is a brilliant place to stay, lovely staff, clean rooms and bathrooms, laundry and cooking facilities, really good atmosphere and located in a really cool part of Berlin. We really enjoyed our stay here!

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