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Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Room bookings for groups of twelve persons and above:

The deadline for free cancellations is 60 days before the day of arrival for group bookings on the basis of multi-bed rooms. For groups on the basis of single and double rooms, the deadline for free cancellations is 45 days before the day of arrival. These deadlines also apply if the Contract is concluded within the respective deadline. On cancellation after these deadlines, cancellation charges are payable on the following terms:

a) From 59 days (group booking on the basis of multi-bed rooms) or 44 days (group booking on the basis of single and double rooms) to 30 days prior to arrival, 30 percent of the agreed booking price is payable.
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Additional Terms and Conditions

Unless otherwise agreed, for groups of twelve persons or more a payment of 10 percent of the total booking price shall be due immediately on confirmation of the booking. Unless otherwise agreed, the remaining amount will be due no later than four weeks prior to arrival without the Hotel issuing a separate payment reminder. In the case of group bookings booked less than eight weeks prior to arrival, the first advance payment of 10 percent shall not apply and the total booking price will be due in full in advance immediately on confirmation of the booking.

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MEININGER Berlin East Side Gallery

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

MEININGER Berlin East Side Gallery is located directly opposite the longest surviving part of the Berlin Wall, which today is an open-air gallery. The location of the Hostel in the center of the city, gives you the change to explore with comfort the capital of Germany. What’s more, the tourist hotspots of the trendy district of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg at Warschauer Straße can easily be explored on foot. All other sights of the city are within easy reach thanks to the hotel’s proximity to Ostbahnhof station (S-Bahn train towards Mitte). The Mercedes Benz Arena is only 300 meters away.

Located within walking distance of Warschauer Straße, one of Berlin’s most frequented tourist areas, and mainline railway station Ostbahnhof, which handles around 100.000 passengers daily, the hotel will have excellent connections to public transport. Our hostel is an ideal starting point for shopping and sightseeing excursions. What makes this district so beloved is its unique atmosphere generated by the innumerable bars, cafes, restaurants and clubs around the hostel.

We are very fond of this district. Its unique charm is incorporated in our house. Do what you like, but only if you like! In the lounge, you can put your feet up with a good book after a long day, or enjoy free internet access on your laptop. If you fancy a cool beer and a chat, you'll find both at the bar. For a match of skills between old or new friends, we offer a gaming area.

Here, everybody will find something to their taste, whether in one of the countless restaurants round the corner, or in the Hostel itself. Our guest kitchen is at your disposal to conjure up your favorite dish while our in-house washing machine is doing your washing. Or if you don't feel like cooking, we also have vending machines.

We offer accommodation in single and twin rooms, shared rooms or a dormitory. All rooms have their own bathroom with a shower and toilet and are equipped with a TV set. No need to bring bedding - this is included in the accommodation.

MEININGER Berlin East Side Gallery Policies & Conditions:

Check in from 15:00. Of course, guests can arrive before 3 pm and leave their bags in our locker room (0,80€ for 1h or 4€ for 24h)
Check out before 11:00.

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards (Visa, Mastercard), debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.


24-hour Reception. Our young and multilingual team is there for you 24 hours a day with help and advice. Under such circumstances, there is really nothing stopping you from having an unforgettable stay!
No curfew.
We operate a no-smoking policy throughout the building.
Guests under 18 years can only stay in private rooms with parental agreement.
Maximum stay in dorms is 14 days.
You must be 18 or older to stay in a dormitory.
For bookings of several beds in dorms, we do not guarantee accommodation in the same room.
Every room is equipped with heatin, toiletries, clothes rack and desk/ chairs.

Free services and offers:
- Bedding
- Maps
- Guest kitchen use

And stuff available for a small charge:
- Towels are available from reception (surcharge)
- All-You-Can-Eat-And-Drink breakfast buffet 7.90 Euro
- Tickets for public transport
- Tickets for city tours, musicals etc.
- Late check-out till 2 pm for 10.00 Euro (only private rooms)
- Washing machine and dryer
- Packed Lunch for 4.50 Euro
- Pets allowed for 10.00 Euro per night
- Bicycles
- Parking (15 € per night) View House Rules


Chic and colourful, MEININGER Berlin East Side Gallery is a fun spot for your stay in Germany's capital. We've got an easy-going atmosphere, with lounges, a kitchen and a café-bar to chill in, and there's a games area if you fancy showing off your skills on the pool table. Our staff at the 24-hour reception will sort you out with tickets for everything from public transport to musicals, and they speak lots of different languages too. An optional all-you-can-eat breakfast is available in the mornings, and we can put together packed lunches for you as well.


You can easily explore the oldest part of the Berlin Wall – it's just opposite us – before popping back to the hostel to upload snaps of the iconic graffiti to your Instagram using our free Wi-Fi. We're about a 20-minute walk from the Kreuzberg and Warschauer Straße districts, full of cutting-edge cafés, restaurants and clubs, and a six-minute stroll from the Ostbahnhof train station, which heads towards Mitte in the centre of the city. Here for a show? The Mercedes Benz Arena is 300 metres away.

Rooms and Dorms

We've got single, twin and double rooms if you're flying solo or sharing with a friend, but there are also mixed and female-only dorms if you want to up your chances of meeting other guests. All rooms have en-suites and TVs, and bedding's included. Bunks come with handy reading lights and lockers, so you can bed down knowing your stuff's secure.

Extras and activities

We like to make your life easier: there are vending machines for speedy snacks, and an elevator to save your legs. Not packed your towel? Feel free to hire one from us. You can ask our staff about borrowing our bikes, too, or get the lowdown on tours in Berlin and travel elsewhere in Europe. If you're on a road trip, we've got a place for your car – ask about our undercover parking (it comes with a fee).

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 8.8

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    26 May 2019
    I previously stayed at a different MEININGER in Berlin but this time chose the East Side gallery one. The rooms are cool and spacious for the price you pay. Very nice bathrooms. Although slightly out of the way the hotel location gave us the opportunity to explore the city more and we found some great spots that I wouldn’t have found and didn’t on my last visit. Would 100% recommend for any occasion and to any traveller or family/friends.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    19 Apr 2019
    Overall this was a great stay and a great value. It's a pretty barebones hotel, but one that has all the main amenities you'd need (wifi, locker storage, a small cafe with coffee/beer etc). The people at the front desk were knowledgeable and able to help with any issue I had about my trip to Berlin. It was a pretty convenient location, very close to the Berlin Ostbanhof station - pretty close to the hip areas like Kreuzberg, Friedrichschain, etc. It could have been a bit closer to Kreuzeberg
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    28 Mar 2019
    beautiful and SO CLEAN. Honestly more hostel than hotel and one of the nicest hostels I have stayed in. It is right next to Ostbahnhof so easy to get to most places from there e
    Poland, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    26 May 2019
    Worth the money. Very clean, the staff was very very friendly. The location is amazing, literally next to the east side gallery (a must in your visit to Berlin) and in front of a main train/metro station. Really easy to get to the hostel from the airport. Would definitely recommend staying here!
    Peru, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    25 May 2019
    Overall a good stay. Breakfast for 7,90 was good as it saved us from walking around looking for cafe. Hostel is right next to the East Side Gallery so 1 sight seeing item can be ticked off your list straight away. Staff were a little slow checking us in and our room wasn’t ready straight so we had to wander around with our cases but once it was ready the room was pretty good if a little small for a group of six girls, might of been better with two rooms of 3. Overall though a good stay
    England, All Female Group, 31-40
  • 8.9


    25 Apr 2019
    This is the first time i have stayed in a Meininger Hotel & found everything about it great, I have been to Berlin numerous times & love the city, the stay at the East side Gallery hotel made it that much more special.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    22 Mar 2019
    The overall stay was pleasant and comfortable for both location and facilities. The only small complain is that the cleaning ladies were coming in before check-out time twice and that was annoying but apart from that I had a good experience. I would definitely recommend.
    Italy, Female, 25-30
  • 6.3


    06 Apr 2019
    The maid took my expensive retainer and other items from the bedside cubby even though I was staying another night. When I told the front desk staff this they were very rude and basically told me I was lying and someone else in my room would’ve taken it. They said they could do nothing for me, but I ended up finding the maid the next day who was very nice and got my stuff for me. There obviously needs to be a better system for lost and found and for who is staying and who is leaving.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 6.3


    21 Mar 2019
    This p’ace was so dirty. When i arrived, I had to ask the front desk to change my sheets because the cleaning ladies hadn’t and there were different hairs everywhere.. there was garbage left over from the previous guests in my bed and on the floor. I stayed at this hostel in Amsterdam and it was great, so I thought I’d have the same experience. The staff was kinda rude, and clueless. When I asked about things they advertised they had no idea. Also there are no lockers in rooms with 4 beds.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 3.4


    23 Mar 2019
    The team is scared to help their clients or just be friendly. The team is thinking all about money and how the client may not pay..really unpleasant stay.
    Bulgaria, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Cots Available
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Vending Machines
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi