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Reviews of Circus Hostel

Hostel | Weinbergsweg 1a, Berlin, Germany 10119

93.4% Overall Rating

171 out of 174 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (30/08/2014)

"We stayed for four nights in a double room at the circus hostel and were really happy with our choice of hostel. The staff were brilliant and very knowledgeable about the city. Excellent value for money as in a perfect…"

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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 6.33
  • Towel USD 1.27

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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93.4%

Overall Rating

171 out of 174 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Circus Hostel'

Atmosphere
90.4%
Location
93.6%
Facilities
92.0%
Cleanliness
96.8%
Staff
96.0%
Value
87.2%
Safety
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

16 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: A lot of street noise

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

30 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: We stayed for four nights in a double room at the circus hostel and were really happy with our choice of hostel. The staff were brilliant and very knowledgeable about the city. Excellent value for money as in a perfect location close to lots of cool bars places to eat out. The all you can eat buffet breakfast was good value too and loved that it lasted until 1pm.

Disliked: No kitchen for guests to use. Our room was on the third flaw above the main road outside. The room got quite warm at night which meant we had to keep the window open and t could get quite noisy outside.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

27 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good area; had great roommates. Building was neat.

Disliked: Loud intersection; earplugs are a must.

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Megan Brown

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

24 August 2014 Megan would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff and a good atmosphere! Loved renting bikes for the day it was a great way to see Berlin!

Disliked: Megan left no negative feedback.

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Jimena Canda

Alone

City break

17 August 2014 Jimena would recommend this property

Liked: Loved the building decorations and the fact that is full of young people hanging in the lobby at all hours. However, just the guests are allowed to the rooms, which made it safe. The rooms were tidy and spacious. The bathroooms very clean. Very festive and cheerfull. Great place to stay spespecially if travelling alone.

Disliked: Jimena left no negative feedback.

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David Shipman

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

04 August 2014 David would recommend this property

Liked: I've stayed at Circus 3 times now and it is always consistently good and excellent value for money. It is comfortable, in an excellent location and clean. My friends and I shared a 4 bed dorm and for 25 Euros a night, it was value for money so that we could have more privacy and comfort than staying in dorms with too many people. I have recommended this place to friends on many occasions.

Disliked: Nothing.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

02 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location. Staff are amazing and so helpful. Nice rooms with good facilities

Disliked: Nothing!

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
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Dean Blakemore

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

01 August 2014 Dean would recommend this property

Liked: Good locatiin - close to a lot of bars and restaurants and a 10 minute walk from AlexanderPlatz Fan in room Secure

Disliked: The guy on the desk Steven was pretty moody, maybe having a bad week but never even smiled. There's only one lift for the whole place, plenty of waiting. I know it's not listed as a party hostel but could maybe have some events on

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Alia Alhafny

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

23 July 2014 Alia would recommend this property

Liked: good location, great facilities (cafe and bar), good access to walking tours and information. clean and spacious rooms

Disliked: nothing

57.1%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture

15 July 2014

Liked: Clean and safe

Disliked: Overpriced, bad location and very unfriendly staff

97.1%
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Stefan Valberg

With my spouse / partner

City break

20 June 2014 Stefan would recommend this property

Liked: good location and 10 steps from the u-ban.

Disliked: not the best bed I have got in a hostel but fine.

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Christopher Hitchings

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

01 June 2014 Christopher would recommend this property

Liked: The best hostel I have ever stayed in. The location could not be better, right next to the U-Bahn, Tram, Bus stops & about a ten minute to Alexanderplatz. The room was great, wasn't crowded at all, and the plugs in the lockers were a massive bonus. Very secure, you needed a card to get up to the floors with the rooms in, the again to get to the rooms, then again to get into the room. Showers were great and warm, stayed on and you didn't have to keep pressing a button. Very clean toilets and showers. Social wise, I made loads of friends here as I was travelling alone. The social areas are really nicely set up with loads of comfy seating. Good wifi too. Nice smoking area. I had the Kat & Maus burger, reasonably priced food and drinks, and it was all super tasty. The staff were very helpful, especially the idea about the cards telling you how to get to places like ZOB. The girl who worked in the cafe from Edinburgh was lovely , really chatty and she even gave me a little paper bag for my sandwiches for my coach to Munich. Free keg of beer on Thursdays was great. Everyone got down to the bar for it. I've stayed in hostels in both Berlin and around the world and this place really stands out. If you're staying in Berljn and you're contemplating staying elsewhere then you're making a massive mistake. Stay at Circus hostel, you won't regret it

Disliked: I can't think if anything bad about this place at all.

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Phil beswick

Alone

City break
Work / volunteering

16 May 2014 Phil would recommend this property

Liked: Location, staff, cleanliness, atmosphere, everything basically!

Disliked: Only bad thing was having to re log into wifi every time but hey, is that a real dislike?

91.4%
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Olivia Sundberg

With my spouse / partner

City break
Visiting friends or family

11 April 2014 Olivia would recommend this property

Liked: 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!

Disliked: The internet connection was very poor.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

03 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff, good location

Disliked: Bit expensive for what it was

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Debbie Lawrence

With my spouse / partner

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

25 February 2014 Debbie would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing large clean room with big windows and large balcony - soooo worth the money!

Disliked: It gets hot in the morning when the sun beams in - the room could do with aircon

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Naiade Rufino Silva

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

27 January 2014 Naiade would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful staff, nice atmosphere, late check-out, breakfast until 1pm, good value for all-you-can-eat breakfast, good location, nice bar in the basement, large room.

Disliked: No locker in the room. poor Wi-fi in the room.

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Jennifer Lien

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

05 January 2014 Jennifer would recommend this property

Liked: The lobby + cafe + bar area downstairs was perfect for socializing. People from other hostels would come to ours to hang out and meet people. Location is great because it's right next to Rosenthalerplatz U-Bahn (the Metro). Easy to get to the airport, even at night. Also loved the lockers in the rooms with the outlet inside. Best hostel I've ever stayed in.

Disliked: Absolutely nothing bad to say.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cleaness Security Organization Fast Internet Well located

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Andrew Warburton

Alone

City break

21 October 2013 Andrew would recommend this property

Liked: Location is excellent with the Subway on it's doorstep!

Disliked: Andrew left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent and friendly service, great atmosphere, clean rooms and the breakfast is fantastic value.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

12 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cleanliness, 24 hour reception, there always being something on offer

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Meaghan Li

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

15 September 2013 Meaghan would recommend this property

Liked: Huge, spacious rooms with comfortable beds. Incredibly friendly and charming staff. Nice bar with cheap drinks during Happy Hour. They provide free dinner which is delicious. Luggage room consists of huge locked cabinets. Located right next to the Metro and surrounded by restaurants

Disliked: Meaghan left no negative feedback.

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Andrew Tuson

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

31 August 2013 Andrew would recommend this property

Liked: Outstanding...

Disliked: Nothing.

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

23 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Lots of freebies- dinner, occasional beer, great tours. Fantastic facilities and an overall great atmosphere.

Disliked: Nothing!


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