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Grand Hostel Berlin Classic

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Majestic luxury isn't always easy to come by when you're on a budget, but at the Grand Hostel in Berlin you won't have to feel guilty while you're enjoying its stunning historical setting. The staff here are an added bonus, 'always so friendly' and 'willing to help', you'll feel right at home. The hostel is within walking distance from the Jewish Museum and Checkpoint Charlie, and promise regular pub crawls and guided tours with the staff. Perfect for solo travellers looking to get orientated and make some new friends.

Property Description

HOSCARS 2016: 'Best Hostel in Germany', 'No.1 Hostel in Berlin'.
Moreover Winner Hostel of the German Hostel Contest 'My heavenly Hostel' on VOX TV.

... what makes us so successful?

Top location - right in the city's centre. A great yet cheap luxury hostel in the centre of Berlin. Great value accommodation in a central location for travellers to Berlin on a budget. Every morning we serve a large all you can eat breakfast buffet, which you can purchase at reception.

Most of the city's main attractions, such as Checkpoint Charlie, the Jewish Museum and the famous Brandenburg Gate, are in walking distance.

Our hostel is located in a building from 1876 and it is a historical heritage. Hence we do not have an elevator. However, our ground floor is wheelchair friendly.

We offer the following services and facilities:

Free:
- WiFi.
- luggage storage.
- hairdryers in all bathrooms.
- best staff you can expect - time, experience and friendliness.
- free parking.
- smiles :-).

More:
- reception and check-in 24 hours.
- delicious breakfast buffet
- modern and clean facilities.
- in-house tour guides.
- highest safety and security standards.
- in-house bicycle rental.
- outside terrace.
- laundry service
- towels for rent
- We usually have vacancies for walk-ins. View House Rules

Overview

Experience the best of buzzing Berlin when you stay with us at The Grand Hostel Berlin Classic. It's been standing for over a century, but we've updated it for the modern world! There's Wi-Fi in every room and secure codes on the doors. Our outdoor terrace is the place to be during summer, while our Library Bar is ideal for cosy winter chats. We organise regular pub crawls, delicious community dinners from a local Indian restaurant and walking tours, making our hostel the perfect base to explore one of Europe's most exciting cities.

Location

Our hostel is on the outskirts of Berlin's vibrant Kreuzberg neighbourhood, within easy walking distance of the tourist attractions of Mitte and the bars of Landwehrkanal. Famous sights like Checkpoint Charlie, the Jewish Museum and the Brandenburg Gate are a short stroll away. Getting around is easy: we're a minute's walk from the Möckernbrücke underground station and a five-minute taxi from Berlin Central Station or 35 minutes from Schönefeld airport by bus and U-train. We also have a bike rental service.

Rooms and Dorms

There are no bunk beds in our mixed dorms – everyone gets a single with a nightstand. The building dates back to 1874 so our rooms have classic features like high ceilings and arched windows. Every room has handy en-suite bathrooms and lockable cabinets to keep your stuff secure (you get in using a keycard). Our private rooms, perfect for couples, are in a quieter part of the house, and come with useful essentials like free mineral water and towels.

Extras and activities

Reception and check-in are open 24/7 – essential if you're here for the world-famous nightlife. The next day, you might want a chilled one – that's what our comfy sofas are for. Or head to our cosy bar or terrace to relive last night and scroll through photos with your roommates. For a small extra fee, you can tuck into the breakfast buffet, rent towels and get your laundry washed and dried.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 8.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Dec 2019
    Amazing hostel! Friendly staff, great resources for exploring the city, cool atmosphere, and felt very safe. Fantastic value for money. 10/10, would go there again if I returned to Berlin.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Dec 2019
    Comfy beds, large lockers and very nice mulled wine. Staff were friendly and helpful. Would recommend😊
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    06 Dec 2019
    Really good hostel. Enjoyed our stay!
    Netherlands, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    05 Dec 2019
    Really lovely hostel. INCREDIBLE location-- a short walk away from major landmarks and places to visit, very accessible. The staff were very kind and immediately gave me mulled wine and told me about the best places to visit. They were very helpful. The beds were very cosy and the room was comfortable! Would highly recommend.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    04 Dec 2019
    Fantastic location . Staff were very helpful and fantastic customer service.
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    06 Dec 2019
    Although Grand hostel is not the typical party hostel, the entire setup of the hostel makes it very easy to meet people. The hostel organizes a pub crawl on Friday nights, and I was lucky to have arrived at the hostel on Friday evening. I have been to many pub crawls, so trust me when I say this, ' The pub crawls which start at the hostel where you stay are the best' ! (P.S. Can someone from the hostel please find the guy who took the group picture on last Friday night? :D).
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    29 Nov 2019
    Perfect location, close to the Underground station. Good breakfast. Friendly and helpful staff! I think, I will stay here again next time. Thanks!!
    Russia, Male, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    03 Dec 2019
    This one is mentioned as a party hostel in some articles. Well, it's not, but if you're looking for a nice cozy and comfortable place with super friendly and helpful staff, this is your choice.
    Belarus, Male, 31-40
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    02 Dec 2019
    Very nice hostel, clean, good location, beautiful old building. Close to lots of good food and the metro that gets you everywhere in the city. Staff are awesome, full of tips, and we got a free drink (mulled wine!) with check in. Hostel bar is in a library and super cute, not very lively but we were there in early December during the week so maybe just not a busy time. No kitchen, breakfast is expensive, and no lift. Otherwise all good. Would recommend.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    07 Dec 2019
    The hostel is a luxurious place more than a cozy and friendly space. The behavior of the staff seemed to be very tourist oriented. It has a well decorated shared hall with a library-bar inside. To put it short, it was very a typical touristy environment which is not my preference if you know what I mean
    USA, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Linen Not Included
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2013

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Berlin

  • 2013

    8th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2013

    1st, Country Winners Germany

  • 2012

    9th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2011

    2nd, Best Microsite

Nominations

  • 2013

    Worldwide

  • 2012

    Worldwide Medium Hostel

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Grand Hostel Berlin Classic says

Majestic luxury isn't always easy to come by when you're on a budget, but at the Grand Hostel in Berlin you won't have to feel guilty while you're enjoying its stunning historical setting. The staff here are an added bonus, 'always so friendly' and 'willing to help', you'll feel right at home. The hostel is within walking distance from the Jewish Museum and Checkpoint Charlie, and promise regular pub crawls and guided tours with the staff. Perfect for solo travellers looking to get orientated and make some new friends.

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