Pfefferbett Hostel Reviews
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Excellently placed hostel just in the centre of the interesting parts of Mitte and at the gates of Prenzlauer Berg. Quite crowded during summer weekends. Still mostly nice, helpful and professional staff. Definitely recommendable!
best hostel we've stayed in so far, room was spacious (6 bed) and beds are sturdy, you can hang things round it, underground right outside. Staff were terrible, rude especially at breakfast where they were awkward and would make you pay a set buffet price even if you just wanted a glass of juice. Close to sightseeing areas, lots of communal space making it easy to socialise including a garden and a front garden with games, mixed age of people there but generally young adults. Would stay again!
This place has a lot of potential. It's in a tricky spot if you are not familiar with how Berlins public transport works. Wifi only in common area, so the whole bar is always filled with people on their phones. Need to encourage more social atmosphere
The location of this hostel is great. In an adorable neighborhood (with lots of restaurants, cafes, and bars nearby) and also right across from a Ubahn stop. Most points in East Berlin are definitely walkable from the hostel too--I had no trouble walking to the Berlin Wall Memorial or to the main sites by Brandenburg Gate. If location matters to you, this is a great choice!
No kitchen access. Some staff were unnecessarily hostile. Cleanliness was good but had to request to have toilets cleaned.
When we arrived there was no-one on reception, after 5 mins we found a staff member who was rude, drunk and useless. Another guest said his girlfriend had lost her phone to the receptionist to which he replied 'I can't help you, i'm busy drinking' . The room was really nice but there was ridiculously loud music blaring until 4am (on the 3rd floor we had to close the window and it was still really loud) other nights were not like this so I assume this one staff member ruined our experience.
I like the place .it is not to expensiveand it is in my area of Berlin . Also good it is close to the ubahn
Absolutely loved staying here! Would definitely recommend to friends. Extremely helpful and fun staff! Loved the downstairs indoor outdoor common area. Wish the wifi reached the rooms upstairs, other than that, awesome hostel for a great price and located close to the metro.
As a person who doesn't love hostels I actually liked the Pfefferbett Hostel. We had a private room and bathroom and both were great. Really appreciated the breakfast and laundry services. It is close to the transit system, and most sights were only 10-15 minutes away. If they had air conditioning it would be even better. The heat made us sleep with the window open, and a lot of noise came from neighboring businesses. They quieted down around 12 midnight, but it was still frustrating.
I really liked this hostel and my stay here. My only recommendation would be to create a different seating arrangement in the commons area. Rather than have many tables with four chairs around them, more bench style seeting with fewer small tables might facilitate more interaction among guests.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Beautiful hostel, but if you qant to meet people it isn't the place to go. Really bad wifi and only in the lobby. Everything is modern and clean.
The shower spout auto shut-off and the wifi only being available in the lobby are irritating but otherwise the hostel is very good and has a pretty good atmosphere on weekends also. I enjoyed my stay here.
Nice and silence location in the city. Youth activity on the ground floor by the reception in the night but still quiet in the room. We enjoyed the stay, although it was a bit expensive since we only stayed one night. It was nice that they let us leave our luggage during the day.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
This place was great, the staff behind the desk and bar were awesome and told me all the places to go in the area. Really pleasant dudes. The rooms are fantastic with comfortable beds and a nice bathroom with spacious shower. Only downfall is the atmosphere, they have a bar but the seating arrangement just does not make it social. If you get some communal seating this bar would be great
We enjoyed our stay here so much, the staff were so friendly, the atmosphere was great and the rooms were lovely. Only minor criticism was shower rooms could be better designed- everything gets soaked! Will definitely be staying here again, couldn't ask for more.
It was entirely too hot in the entire building and no wi-fi in the rooms is a little absurd.
Air conditioning would have been a massive improvement! So hot in the dorm rooms.
Very clean and bright rooms. Staff were helpful, would recommend