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Hostel | Markgrafenstraße 68, Berlin, Germany 10969

82.2% Overall Rating

271 out of 319 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/07/2014)

Susan Lee thinks…

"The location was excellent, near an U-Bahn stop, and within walking distance of so many sights, parks, places to eat and there is a LIDL grocery store is directly behind the building! Dorm bed was…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bicycle hire
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry service
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note: We accept credit cards, debit cards and cash payment on arrival. The Hostel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival. earliest check in: 15:00 latest check out: 11:00 PLEASE NOTE: Starting January 1st 2014, the City of Berlin will charge an extra tax of 5% on every night. This applies to all bookings made after January 1st 2014. Our rates include the tax which means the total amount you see here is the actual final amount.

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82.2%

Overall Rating

271 out of 319 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'CHECK IN HOSTEL'

Atmosphere
75.2%
Location
88.8%
Facilities
78.4%
Cleanliness
74.4%
Staff
85.6%
Value
88.0%
Safety
84.8%
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turhan Atar

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

27 August 2013 turhan would recommend this property

Liked: It was quite central, it is easy to get everywhere, the linend were clean and the showers were convenient but their secret is their stuff, the receptionist Tarik Sert( he helped us a lot, he solved problems even not related with our stay), it is good to know that people like him still out there. Thanks a lot Tarık sert for everything, you should have no suspecion to book this hostel.

Disliked: Nothing

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

SUNMIN KIM

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

27 August 2013 SUNMIN would recommend this property

Liked: It's clean

Disliked: nothing

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really great place to stay. Central clean and everyone was friendly!!

Disliked: The kitchen didn't have very many cooking supplies but everyone made do!

51.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

22 August 2013

Liked: The showers were really good and the staff was helpful

Disliked: The kitchen was awful. Not impressed with the paper plates and plastic knives and forks. There were no cooking utensils whatsoever. The hostel seemed to attract a teenage party crowd and a couple weirdos.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Phantira Waranukrohchok

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

21 August 2013

Liked: It is only a few minutes from the metro station. There is free locker in the room. The common room is ok.

Disliked: The kitchen is too small and there was sewage water leaked into my room which is right across from the kitchen. The water stink the whole floor and we were so upset that we might not be able to sleep that night but the manager fixed the problem really quick and offered a free breakfast the next day. The bathroom was not well cleaned. There was no soap in the toilet to wash hands. The tables in the common room were dirty from all guests eating there.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Louis Masseron

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

16 August 2013 Louis would recommend this property

Liked: Table football. Ask at reception for the ball, and you can just play your heart out. Rooms were clinically-looking clean. Location is astounding, especially for how much rooms cost. Right in the center, within (a decent) walk to some clubs, although the trains run until 5 on weekends, so you can get anywhere, whenever. Staff were exceptionally friendly and accommodating, and pleasantly strict (they kicked a group out for being loud and messing up the kitchen), so you don't end up with any unpleasant people breaking the rules. People at the hostel are all very young (mostly 18-23ish, which included our group) so is a fantastic place for young people to meet and make friends. Not so great for older people looking for a quiet hostel.

Disliked: No ventilation in the main corridor, so bad smells kind of stagnate in there, so it often smells bad. The showers were frequently flooded, and the kitchen is under-equipped and too small. They have no permanent cutlery or plates, so you have to ask at reception for plastic plates and cutlery, which is both annoying and wasteful. However, it also makes sense, as to have plates would mean for them to get broken frequently, as people do often treat the kitchen utensils quite badly. Also, fridge raiders are always present, waiting to steal your bacon (literally in our case), just as a warning to fellow travelers. Also, the directions are very very vague on the website. Had to turn on mobile data (abroad!) to get actual directions from google maps.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Mark Farkas

Alone

Visiting friends or family

06 August 2013 Mark would recommend this property

Liked: good location for this price

Disliked: Anything that is not locked away may be stolen...

91.4%
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Christophe CLARET

With a large group / tour

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

28 July 2013 Christophe would recommend this property

Liked: Almost everything

Disliked: One of the staff members was very rude and blamed our group for things that they had not done. Quoting her own words, not friendly towards French...

28.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break

24 July 2013

Liked: Location. There are many other hostels in good location too.

Disliked: Poor quality, everything falling into pieces including unscrewed toilets, windows, door handles. Toilet doors- impossible to close- broken lock. Light bulbs burned out. Drinking any alcohol in your room- forbidden- member of staff was telling us off about this as soon as we paid, in front of other guests. You can drink in a near by place which looks like is their second business. View on roof of a production hall. No airconditioning, no window blinds, dirty bedding. Shower with no light once you are in it and no space for soap or towel. No working Wifi. Awful experience. Absolut rip off. Never again.

The property's response is...

60.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location and Wifi in the Room. Most of the attractions are in walking distance.

Disliked: Everything else. The room is not very clean, the bed is shaky, and the kitchen is so tiny that wouldn't fit 2 people in there. There is only half portion of curtain in my room that cannot cover the whole window. So everybody was waken by the sun in the very early morning.

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

olivia logue

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

21 July 2013 olivia would recommend this property

Liked: value for money, location, safe, good wifi and facilities

Disliked: no sinks for washing yourself just showers.

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

Customer review

Alone

City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

15 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was my second stay at Check In Hostel, so this express well enough my impressions. There are tens and tens of hostels around Berlin, but this one fits exactly to all my needs when visit the city. Best location - everything is reachable by walk, or in short trip by public transport. Staff at the reception are very very helpful and friendly! Special thanks to Elsa!

Disliked: there is a kitchen with a cooker and 2 or 3 microwaves, el. kettle and so on, but a toaster might have been a nice touch; and they seriously need a bigger fridge, or at least one more - for over of 150 ppl 2 small fridges are more than inadequate

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

15 July 2013

Liked: the location + price

Disliked: too many teenagers making mess in the room

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Mark Tuite

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

12 July 2013 Mark would recommend this property

Liked: Very cheap

Disliked: Bed wasn't good

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

David Barreto

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 July 2013 David would recommend this property

Liked: Cool staff and amenities..

Disliked: sometimes the bathroom had something broken and there's no spoons/knifes/forks in the kitchen

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really cheap. Big tv for watching soccer. Location is fine.

Disliked: You have to ask for everything if u need to cook. Even utensils are made in plastic.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

10 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is cheap and rooms are quite simple. Staff is extremely helpful.

Disliked: Too much kids.

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

KAMIL EMRE DINC

With friends / other travellers

City break
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

07 July 2013 KAMIL EMRE would recommend this property

Liked: The helpfulness of the staff and their acts were really friendly. They tried to inform us whatever did we need about. It was really nice to stay there. And we were two people, one girl and one guy. The room wasn't full of guys, it was also a nice thing to had a room like that for girls.

Disliked: The cleanliness of the showers were average and the space in the cabins were not enough to take of/wear our clothes.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

06 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel for the price. Located in walking distance from most attractions. Helpful staff. Lockers in room, free Wi-Fi, warm and quite comfortable. Very good value for money.

Disliked: The kitchen is a bit small, but it's still functional.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

03 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice clean beds and rooms, helpful staff

Disliked: pillows weren't really pillows, too soft!

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Maria Agustina Videla Comoli

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

01 July 2013

Liked: Buena ubicación, pero no es la mejor, las habitaciones estaban muy limpias, el staff en general predipuesto a ayudar

Disliked: Recibí un mal trato por parte de una persona deL staff de atención, el baño estaba bastante sucio y a veces faltaba papel...

60.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

24 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it's clean. the reception lady was very nice and helpful. wifi works perfect. the area is not very crowded and noisy we're able to get a nice sleep.

Disliked: not enough power socket to recharge our phone and camera. and a private lamp for each bed would be nice so we can still do our stuff when others feel like sleeping and turning off every light.

22.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

23 June 2013

Liked: None

Disliked: Very dirty, washroom and shower room are very dirty

The property's response is...

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

23 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Wifi was free and in the rooms, there is an Aldi right around the corner. Also very close to Checkpoint Charlie and the Jewish History Museum.

Disliked: The bathrooms were consistently dirty for our 3 night stay, and there was only one bathroom per gender per floor, with lots of multi-bed dorm rooms. There was a banquet hall/club in the alley underneath the hostel, so it was always very loud throughout the night. There is only one kitchen and definitely not enough refrigerator space.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Ricardo Velarde Arredondo

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 June 2013 Ricardo would recommend this property

Liked: beds

Disliked: slow internet


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