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Reviews of Townside Hostel Bremen

Hostel | Am Dobben 62, Bremen, Germany 28203

93.0% Overall Rating

223 out of 232 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (02/04/2014)

"We stayed at a 9 Person dormroom, and the room was clean and comfy. The toilets and showers were also extremely clean. Free coffee in the mornings!! The location was perfect for us, Viertel is a beautiful area and the…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 7.61
  • Towel USD 2.07

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

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93.0%

Overall Rating

223 out of 232 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Townside Hostel Bremen'

Atmosphere
92.0%
Location
92.8%
Facilities
90.4%
Cleanliness
92.8%
Staff
97.6%
Value
93.6%
Safety
92.0%
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74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice staff, good airport connection

Disliked: very loud (some drunk people :(

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

James Threlfall

Alone

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

16 February 2012 James would recommend this property

Liked: Good, value, freindly staff, good security and comfortable beds, warm rooms, etc. Most Hostels in germany are fantastic and are better than those in most european countries.

Disliked: We are given keys to our shared rooms and a key to the main door whenever the reception is closed. The main door is locked at all times, however it is opened by the staff at the reception via a door bell during reception opening times. My key wouldn't open the main door and I was forced to use the bell on several occasions. Unfortunately at 6am I was woken up by a guest outside who banged on our lower windows in order to get someone to open the main door. Fortunately I heard it and let him in, he was very thankfull having only a thin sweater to protect him from the -1 temperatures. It annoyed me a little because the reception didn't let me know about the change in locks on the front door, and should at least have been aware of the change in locks by their management. I made it clear to reception about the keys and the 6am wake up call by an annoyed guest, and to ensure they let all their guests know about this problem. Other than that small problem I would still recommend Townside. Especially as it is a great way of meeting interesting people on their journeys, and to save money on expensive hotels in around bremen.

The property's response is...

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Family Holiday
Romantic getaway

14 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice and helpfull staf, good facilities, free wifi.

Disliked: 9bed dorm is close to the street and tram line, so some noise in the morning.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

City break

13 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendly staff, clean room and warm

Disliked: bathroom and toilet too small, no female only rooms

The property's response is...

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

City break

13 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel was easy to get to from the airport - directions were clear from the website - take the number 6 tram then transfer to the number 10 tram, then walk for two minutes. I stayed in the 6 bed mixed dorm room, was clean and roomy. Each bed had its own reading light. The single bathroom and toilet on the third floor were separate and very clean. There was also a mini-kitchen with a sink and kettle on the third floor as well. Liked the free coffee and tea on offer too (on those cold days). Staff were helpful and spoke excellent English. It was located near a cluster of restaurants so won't go hungry and it was a 10 minute walk away to the main town centre.

Disliked: The "buffet" breakfast consisted of bread, one type of cereal, yoghurt, fruits (apple, pineapple, grapes), selection of cheeses and meat, cucumbers and tomatoes, and fruit juices. Though it was a good selection, it wasn't really worth the 6 euro. The breakfast area is also the common area which isn't very big and could get cramped. The spiral staircase could be a problem for those carrying luggage up a few flights of stairs (I had a backpack so it didn't bother me). Not much information offered in English - in particular the "things to do in Bremen" folder at reception contained information only in German. I also wasn't provided with a detailed receipt upon check-out despite being told that I would be given one (again not a big deal), but if you are after a detailed receipt, maybe ask one once you check-in. No individual lockers to keep your belongings in. Had to pay extra for linens (had to make your own bedding).

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference

11 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very friendly and helpful staff

Disliked: everything was o.k.

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

Andrew Tibot

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

07 December 2011 Andrew would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, very clean and very helpful staff

Disliked: Nothing

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

04 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good Kitchen, friendly staff, clean rooms.

Disliked: In some room there are no lockers, so you have to leave your belongings in the reception strongbox.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Events / festivals
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

29 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were super nice and helpful and it was very close to lots of shops and bars.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

City break

17 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Pleasant staff, convenient location, very clean.

Disliked: Netbook in common room not working, so no internet access

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

Dominic Jackson

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

31 October 2011 Dominic would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, free Wi-fi, good showers, staff helpful.

Disliked: Little bit further out of the center but tram stop over the road so not too bad.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

18 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the atmosphere is good.

Disliked: no

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

10 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: none

Disliked: none

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

Hans Flach

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

06 October 2011 Hans would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is a good place to stay and especially the location close to all the pubs and smaller clubs is brillant!

Disliked: They built a second floor in room 10 with a hight of maybe 1,20 m. So try to get a place downstairs!

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Work / volunteering

04 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendly staff, great location close to the sights of Bremen

Disliked: nothing

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

Junlong Tan

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

03 October 2011 Junlong would recommend this property

Liked: the room I stayed in was a loft and it was an interesting experience.

Disliked: Nothing

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

02 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff, great location, best hostel in Bremen

Disliked: no dislikes

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the location was great, a nice 5-10min walk into the city centre. staff were helpful and there was a cute shared area

Disliked: the events were sporadic so that most people would miss them, but I guess it's good that they had them at all

The property's response is...

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

Stefano Bosi

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Events / festivals

22 August 2011 Stefano would recommend this property

Liked: good services

Disliked: s

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway

20 August 2011

Liked: The staff was friendly.

Disliked: There was no internet in the rooms, although it was mentioned on the website.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful staff, free pasta night, great location, nice balconies. One of my favourite hostels, it felt like home.

Disliked: Nothing.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

09 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the stuff was really friendly and helpful!!! the location great, coz one can find some food and drunks any time! I also liked my roommates)))

Disliked: One toilet and no airconditioning!!

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

03 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I was only in Bremen for a very short time, but my stay at this hostel was beyond amazing. The staff were incredibly friendly, the hostel impeccably clean. They even provided a bath mat in the roomy bathroom making it possible to get changed without doing the normal hop skip and a jump trying not to get your jeans wet.

Disliked: Nothing worth noting. I wish I had more time there to enjoy the hospitality and the activities provided at the end of the week. I missed out on these as I was there on a monday.

The property's response is...

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

03 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: pub tour and concert

Disliked: the room's upstair was not really comfortable but its still really nice hostel

The property's response is...

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Service

Disliked: In my room there were 4 English girls that were very noisy and did not allow me to sleep the whole night

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