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Reviews of Circus Hostel

Hostel | Weinbergsweg 1a, Berlin, Germany 10119

95.3% Overall Rating

157 out of 159 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (11/04/2014)

Olivia Sundberg thinks…

"It was a great hostel, clean, with very helpful staff. It's also among the cheapest you'll find in Berlin Mitte. The breakfast buffet was lovely!"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair accessible

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 6.90
  • Towel USD 1.38

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

“On the 14th December 2013 the Berlin Senate decided to instigate a “City Tax” for overnight stays in the city, to come into effect on the 1st January 2014. Prices do not include the City Tax on private overnight stays in the city. The City Tax is 5% of the overnight price of all bookings made after 1st January 2014.”

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95.3%

Overall Rating

157 out of 159 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Circus Hostel'

Atmosphere
93.6%
Location
97.6%
Facilities
91.2%
Cleanliness
98.4%
Staff
97.6%
Value
92.0%
Safety
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bárbara Marques

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

23 November 2012 bárbara would recommend this property

Liked: Its really easy to make friends there, since there are many lonelly travellers and there is a cool bar downstairs.

Disliked: bárbara left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

06 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, clean

Disliked: No breakfast available but restaurants and supermarkets are very close by

100.0%
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Angela Andrews

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

29 October 2012 Angela would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, convenient, extremely helpful staff. Great atmosphere & really nice amenities. Steps away from the metro stop, with a lot of restaurants in the area.

Disliked: Angela left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Jarod Burns

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

25 October 2012 Jarod would recommend this property

Liked: Great atmosphere, location, bar, luggage storage, showers and free wifi in all rooms. Very clean and I was in rooms where there were singles and bunk beds mixed in.

Disliked: Really good keycard based security only let down by individual lockers being a bit too small, in the 5 bedroom I was in, you could fit a laptop, but in the 4 bedroom it would just fit a wallet and phone in.

97.1%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

23 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel was very clean, quiet and conveniently located right next to the tram station. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: None.

97.1%
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Alice Dixon

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

22 October 2012 Alice would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent facilities: beds were comfortable, rooms spacious, plenty of toilets and showers, excellent safes for each bunk. Very clean, nice colour scheme. The hostel has made a real effort to organise events for guests and create a social and party atmopshere.

Disliked: If you are looking for a small place to get to know people, or a quiet stay this place is more oriented towards young partying types.

97.1%
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Debora Centoamore

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

19 October 2012 Debora would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, cool bar downstairs, big room, clean showers and toilets, good beds. I super recommend it!

Disliked: Debora left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

10 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and the rooms were fantastic. Staff were very friendly and there was a lot of social activities going on.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

07 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good info at reception. Relatively well located.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife

07 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good bar.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

02 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything really. It's a little on the big and expensive side, coming from the Balkans, but relative to other hostels in Berlin it's a great size and great price. Great atmosphere and really nice staff.

Disliked: Nothing

97.1%
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Customer review

Alone

City break

24 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Simpy nice

Disliked: Nothing

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and great atmosphere.

Disliked: The only downside of this hostel is how hot and noisy it gets in the room.

94.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

10 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great place! Ideal central location. Right next to metro and tram. good food around. very clean and well maintained hostel. Cool atmosphere. Spacious rooms, even the 10 bed. secure lockers (bring your own locks). Cute bar down stairs, although when we popped our head in a few times its seemed quite quiet.

Disliked: Not very much actually. The traffic noise and sirens at all hours at the interesction was annoying, but i guess it comes with central city location. Oh and theres only one lift and we couldnt seem to find stairs to go up from the inside was odd, so we had to wait for the slow lift all the time

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Customer review

Alone

Business / conference
Shopping
Work / volunteering

04 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Super Hostel, mit dem du nichts falsch machen kannst! Modern und wirklich sauber. Sehr gute Verkehrsanbindung. Gemütliche Atmosphäre. Besonders gefallen haben mir wichtige Kleinigkeiten wie ausreichend Haken im Zimmer und Badezimmer, Spiegel, Deko, Nachtlampe usw.. Das Frühstücksbufett für 5Eur ist sehr zu empfehlen. Im 4 Bettzimmer waren keine Etagenbetten, juhu Einzelbetten!

Disliked: Das Zimmer war zur Straßenseite. Bedingt durch warmes Wetter war das Fenster offen, somit war es umso lauter. Die Tram fuhr direkt unterm Fenster ab. Es war echt laut. Aber nun gut, das Hostel hat eine gute Verkehrsanbindung. Da müssen einige Zimmer zur Straße ausgerichtet sein. Lässt sich wohl nicht vermeiden.

82.9%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

City break

24 August 2012

Liked: Great location

Disliked: A couple attempted to have sex in a 10person dorm at 2am ....gross!

88.6%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Steph Heins

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

30 June 2012 Steph would recommend this property

Liked: Nice spacious rooms that are very secure with comfortable beds. Great bar downstairs. Friendly staff. Everything you need within walking distance and very easy to find. We really enjoyed our stay

Disliked: Steph left no negative feedback.

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Catriona Cuthbert

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

28 June 2012 Catriona would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel is one of the best I've ever stayed in. Friendly helpful staff, exceptionally clean, awesome atmosphere and well thought out event nights. Will definately be returning and recommending.

Disliked: I literally can't think of one bad thing.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

27 June 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel for meeting other people as the bar downstairs was very popular. Huge rooms with plenty of hanging space for clothes and towels and lockers for valuables. The 5 euro all you can eat breakfast was really good value and went until well after lunch which was great!

Disliked: The free wi-fi at the hostel didnt work most of the time as it was too busy, when it did work it was slow and cut out constantly. Would not recommend this hostel if you want to get a lot of sleep as it definitely is a party hostel!

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife

14 June 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Had a cafe and is right on a main street not to far from all the sites

Disliked: Not Much

97.1%
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Amanda Cupitt

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

12 June 2012 Amanda would recommend this property

Liked: knowledgeable and friendly staff clean rooms and bathrooms

Disliked: tended to be noisz at night as the walls were thin along the corridors, especially if there were inconsiderate people in the hostel who didnt care of they made noise or not

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

12 June 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was very clean and safe. Not all the dorm beds were bunk beds, there were lovely plush single beds as well.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Anderson Regio

Alone

Partying / nightlife

19 May 2012 Anderson would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean. The bar downstair is great,

Disliked: Nothing

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Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

17 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Brilliant hostel! The best i've stayed in. The dorms (I was in a 10 person dorm) were clean, with small security lockers and night lights next to each bed. The showers were clean and hot, the breakfast in the cafe was a bargain and ran early until 1pm (for any late risers/people just coming in from nights out). The big security lockers downstairs (10 euro deposit) were great for storing bigger bags, and the staff were really helpful and friendly. The bar has lots of different nights on and the drinks were cheap. Location is brilliant - close to many of the independent galleries, bars and restaurants. I was travelling on my own and i'd definitely book this hostel if (when!) I return to Berlin.

Disliked: Nothing

91.4%
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Jimena Califa

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

14 May 2012 Jimena would recommend this property

Liked: Location is great, easy to connect with all the city by bus or metro, also the neighborhood is awesome to walk around. The hostel ambientation is really cool and clean. The staff is super kind and helpful. The room was big and comfortable.

Disliked: It doesn't has kitchen. The bar opens bit late (to have breakfast or at least to get some hot water to make yourself a coffee), and it's little expensive. The common area is small.


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