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Wombats City Hostel Berlin Reviews

Alte Schoenhauser Strasse 2, Berlin, Germany

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11892 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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nice staff and good location.


Staff were incredibly helpful, especially one guy (forgot to ask his name) who was so nice and helped sort out problems we had with our roommates. Had a nice atmosphere and was in a good location for getting to the sights, but is a bit awkward to get to from the Hauptbahnhof.


Its not as good as everyone mentioned. Staff was really rude.


Overall is a good hostel, but I really don't know how it is one of the top ranked ones. Things that really suprised me once got there: - Very small common area, just a couple of sofas, no games/books or whatever - Breakfast not included even if the price is really expensive (+ 4€ for just some bread, cheese, tomatoes, and ham.. plus if you want eggs you have to pay) - No air conditioning system (we were actually sweating ourselves off during the nights)

  • 15th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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thanks for your stay. our common areas might not be the biggest (will be changed this winter), but we do offer, apart from the lobby, a guest kitchen and backyard as well as a roof top tarrace that's open from 8am. we do have games (chess, settler of catan, risk, cards, table football, pool ...). also, there is a little book exchange in the lobby. "breakfast included" means it's added to the price - we want our guests to decide themself. our all you can eat buffet is 3,80€ - which is to cheap!


Staff know really cool places to eat, shop and tour. Happy hour was a nice start to the evening and the view overlooking the city was AMAZING! Bar staff are amazingly friendly too. Beds were average bunks but clean. lot of party people were in my dorm and sleeping during the day so its only really the evening that i got to meet people and if thats my only complaint than you know its a great place!


Best hostel! We met the nicest people there. Rooms were clean spacious and air conditioned, very secure. Rooftop bar was amazing best part of the hostel. Kitchen facilities and washing facilities were excellent. This hostel has everything you need. Staff were incredible and told us exactly where to go and how to get there. I would go back here tomorrow.

  • 14th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Very nice hostel. Staffs are friendly and it has 24 hours desk. They provide all the facilities that you can ask for! Definitely recommend this place!


have done wombats numerous places simple clean and awesome little things that make it a higher standard then the rest. bars great for socialising


The location was very good.


Very nice staff and a nice atmosphere. The rooms are ok and the security lockers are big. I didn't try the roof bar, but the breakfast was ok. The location is just one stop from Alexanderplatz.


Probably the best hostel I stayed ever!


Amazing Hostel! Definitely worth the extra couple of bucks. The bar and courtyard are perfect places to meet fellow travellers. The rooms are spacious and the bathroom is fine. Lockers in the room have a good security system and big enough for backpack. Location is fine.


Good hostel in a nice neighborhood, not too far from Berlin's nightlife..Great staff that was always willing to help and answer questions! I recommend you to stay there if you wanna have a great time in Berlin


At night time the rooms were really hot! We had a fan but it did nothing! We had a private room and didn't sleep at all


Cleaness is very improtant for me, as well as AC, and the rooms had neither. Also there were two creepy dudes sleeping on the same bed in my room and the staff didnt notice, being this a big lack of security or lack of interest in the guests comodity. But the bar at the rooftop was very nice.

  • 10th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


there were a lot of people chatting and smoking in the ground floor open space till 01:00!!!! the staff had stopped them once at 23:00, but they went back again and get louder!! I think the hostel has to find a way to stop them maybe lock the place or people seriously can't sleep at night!!

  • 10th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Taiwan
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The Benidorm of Berlin Hosteling. Full to the brim with stag does, hen nights and groups of lads there to be loud and paraletic. A purpose built, commercial mega hostel consequently lacking any atmosphere or ambience. The roof top bar is a facility with great unharnessed potential: table layout promotes a 'cliquey' dynamic and the hostel doesn't appear to organise the communal activities (i.e drinking games and bar crawls) that you'd throughly expect from such a highly rated 'party' hostel.


Love the wombats hostels. Berlin wombats was really cool. It was clean. Has a bar upstairs and walking distance to the hofbrau house which is somewhere you must go and get pork knuckle.

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