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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Cancellation later than 30 days before will be charged with 100% of the full stay. 100% of the stay will be charged 30 days before check in.

Additional Terms and Conditions

A deposit of 100,-€ per room will be required in cash upon check in.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Ballhaus Berlin Hostel

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.3
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

At the location of Berlin’s oldest hostel Ballhaus Berlin Hostel awaits you an unique old brick building which also hosts Berlin’s oldest ballroom, and now also one of Berlin’s oldest pubs, the infamous Alt-Berlin which invites hostel guests and locals alike on 6 days of the week. With a long history of hosting travelers from all over the world. A meeting point for the creative, music lovers, culture and history fans alike. Carrying on the tradition of the ballroom downstairs, our theme ranges from the previous “golden 20’s” to the upcoming 20’s.

Our hostel Ballhaus Berlin Hostel is located in the district Mitte, literally meaning 'the middle' and being a contraction of Stadtmitte (city center), contains the historical heart of Berlin and represents in many ways the real center of the city. It is here where you will find the vast majority of the most popular sights, museums, and theatres. Fans of history, art, and culture will feel right at home. Right around the corner you’ll find the Naturkundemuseum (Natural History Museum) and Berlin Wall Memorial. Also the central train station is in walkable distance. With a short trip by public transport you’ll find shopping at Alexanderplatz, the Brandenburger Gate, and Museum Island. There are many places for a quick lunch, enjoyable dinner and relaxing drinks in the evening. In about 30 minutes by public transport you can get to the club and party districts of Friedrichshain und Kreuzberg.

Our rooms are tall, bright, and clean. Every guest has their own full size locker and a big comfy mattresses. Each bed has its own reading light and power outlet for charging phones, tablets, or laptops. Access to the rooms is provided over an electronic key system, the hallways are secured by CCTV. Free WiFi is available in every room! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 8.7

  • Atmosphere 7.6

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 7.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Sep 2019
    The room was nice and clean. Bed was very confutable. Staff was nice and friendly especially Italian guy ( sorry I didn't ask your name!). The location is great. I felt totally safe and it was very quiet in the evening. My favourite part was they say it's not party hostel. So if you stay in Berlin for the party, you want to stay different place. I'd definitely come back to stay again!
    Japan, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    31 Aug 2019
    Lovely, welcoming staff, in an excellent location for getting to the main sites of Berlin on foot, and near the U-bahn for the rest! Super clean rooms, bathroom and kitchen, really cannot fault the place!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    08 Sep 2019
    Excellent overall, especially with great central location. Only thing I would quibble about is that for a whole floor of people (I was in a 10 room dorm and there were at least five other dorms of indeterminate size on the same floor), there are only two shower cubicles and two toilets per gender. Also be aware that they take a €5 deposit for the doorcard & €15 for the locker key, refundable on returning the card/keys.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    08 Sep 2019
    A really great hostel, clean and comfortable with a really kind and helpful staff. No hob but good microwave and oven too
    Ireland, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    26 Aug 2019
    A great hostel and very good value for money. Location is absolutely perfect, with the Brandenburg Gate only a 20/25 min walk away. The rooms and bathroom were very clean. I was a wee bit worried about there only being two showers per floor, but this wasn't an issue at all - I never had to wait in a queue. The hostel decor is very characterful and the bar outside is nice to sit in. There are lots of nice restaurants and bars a short walk away. I can highly recommend.
    Scotland, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    19 Aug 2019
    The room was cleaned everyday. The hostel is very good located, less than 5 minutes from the underground.
    Switzerland, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    04 Sep 2019
    Extremely clean and organised hostel. Friendly staff and good kitchen facilities. I marked it average for atmosphere because it didn't really have one - for me this was perfect as I needed a relaxed and quiet place to stay, but if you're a looking for a loud and juvenile party hostel then this isn't it.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    02 Sep 2019
    The hostel is Very clean, situated in central of Berlin which was made us easy to roam around the city and the staff are Very helpful.
    Portugal, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    16 Aug 2019
    Even though the building is kind of old and odd I had a great stay! Great atmosphere, very kind staff. Both the rooms and bathrooms were clean and tidy. It is also close to public transportation.
    Spain, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    31 Aug 2019
    Nice hostel but one of the staff members was really grumpy and rude.
    England, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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