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Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

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For groups of 20 or more persons:

- until 8 weeks prior to arrival date free of charge
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- until 8 days prior to arrival date 75% of the agreed total price
- from 7th day prior to arrival 90% of the agreed total price.

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a&o Berlin Kolumbus

Book more than 1 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.2
  • Nice Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

The a&o Berlin Kolumbus is located in Lichtenberg. Perfectly connected to the public transport, the a&o is an ideal starting point for city tours in Berlin. Especially the memorial Hohenschönhausen is not far.

The standards are the same as in every a&o. Our guests have the opportunity to book our rich All-you-can-eat buffet breakfast or the late check-out for 2:00 pm at the reception. The reception is open 24/7 and our friendly staff will be happy to help and advice you. Our a&o Berlin Kolumbus is ideal for class and club tours, youth groups, training camps as well as backpackers and every visitor to Berlin. The lobby bar attracts with drinks and snacks 24/7. In particular when it comes to sport, we offer advice and assistance for our guests. Bus and parking spaces are available, for those who are travelling by car or bus, as well as an electric car charging station.

The rooms are ranging from single to six-bed dorms, equipped with a shower/WC, two or three separate beds or two bunk beds and suit to all kind of budgets. All rooms are equipped with TV inclusive the free use of Sky News. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.5

  • Security 8.1

  • Location 6.8

  • Staff 7.0

  • Atmosphere 7.0

  • Cleanliness 6.7

  • Facilities 7.3


Latest Reviews

  • 9.1

    Superb

    30 Aug 2021
    I had to got a tram to get there, but the place was spotless and beautiful. I had a great night
    Brazil, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    23 Aug 2021
    Rooms were very clean and big. Beds were comfortable. It is not in the middle of the city but it's in a nice neighborhood.
    Bulgaria, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    02 Aug 2021
    It is far away from the city centre, but the facilities are good. There was a bathtub in our bathroom which I have not seen in a hostel before. The guy checking us in was a bit slow but otherwise we did not need the staff so it is difficult to evaluate
    Denmark, Male, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    26 Aug 2021
    Everything ok, but nothing exceptional
    Poland, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 6.9

    Good

    21 Aug 2021
    Rooms are durty, not realy well organised, once Security came in the room at 2am and asked diffrent things, not sure why the f**k that has happend... But otherwise Staff is friendly and everything is completed relativly fast.
    Switzerland, Male, 18-24
  • 6.9

    Good

    03 Aug 2021
    I haven't read the reviews left by other guests before booking. When I did I was a bit scared because they were not good at all. In the end it was not that bad. Part of the staff is not very communicative and that was a bit confusing when checking in. Fortunately the girl in the mornings was lovely and very helpful. There are usb entrances and light in every bed, not all were working though. It was the first time I have to pay for bed linen. Shower worked okay but toilet mantaince was poor.
    Argentina, Female, 25-30
  • 4.3

    Rating

    22 Jul 2021
    The location is quite far. It took us 50min to get anywhere. In the hostel were staying families with children and in general quite strange groups of people. The bedrooms weren’t fully equipped (there was no closet), we were able to fully open windows which led us to sweat every night and barely have air. Most of the staff didn’t speak english and they rolled their eyes when we asked for more towels. The breakfast and vending machines were also quite expensive.
    Croatia, Female, 18-24
  • 4.3

    Rating

    01 Nov 2019
    Honestly terrible location with rude staff and weird people staying there as well, if you want fun don't go there.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 4.0

    Rating

    26 Sep 2019
    Here is the low down, not sure if this is still an issue but I stayed here back in September. The check in line was massive...it took over two hours to get checked in. Some people were told there was no bed or room. Little if any English is spoken so know either German or Russian. Staff is rude, and point blank if your American. They will ask to hold your passport in exchange for you to get to use the kitchen which is locked and they give you a key. Its some left over cold war BS they are doing.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 2.6

    Rating

    09 Nov 2019
    This place blows, and will make you sad. Cold, sterile, nothing atmosphere you would expect from a big corporate hostel. Staff seem to hate their jobs and make it pretty clear. Absolutely nothing going on here, and in a crummy location. Being here is honestly depressing. Also, they just renovated the top floor and somehow forgot to put hooks in the bathroom shower area? Wtf? It's so cheap how do you skimp on that?
    USA, Male, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hair Dryers
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe


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