Staying at a hostel can sometimes feel as easy as the role of the dice. If you are really lucky, you will end up lounging at the poolside with free drinks and great company. If not, you will be swatting insects and sleeping on used pillows and dirty sheets.
Worry not! At Travel Triangle, we have specially curated a list of the top 10 hostels in Germany for the backpacker in you.
Top Hostels in Berlin
1. Plus Berlin
Of all the hostels that are popping up in Berlin, this is one of the top rated by fellow travellers! PLUS Berlin has transformed a 100 year old neo-gothic building into a hostel keeping the architecture pristine. They have all the modern amenities like an Indoor swimming pool, Wi-Fi & internet, Bar etc.
It is located in the neighbourhood of Friedrichshain which is a combination of old and new Berlin. Surrounding the hostel are open cafes, funky shops and the East Side Gallery, which is the only remaining part of the Berlin wall. It is situated bang in the centre of the city with excellent transport links that bring you right to their front door.
Where: Warschauer Pl. 6, 10245 Berlin, Germany
Contact: +49 30 311698820
2. Pfefferbett Hostel
Special shout out to Pfefferbett Hostel for its mind-blowing architecture. It combines nineteenth-century industrial architecture on its exteriors clubbed with design on the inside. Their reception has lobby has brick-built ceilings, massive light installation and an open fireplace. Some of their perks include all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet at €7.00 lockable storage facilities, and WiFi.
They are just a stone’s throw from Pfefferberg industrial monument which comes with galleries, artist’s studios, clubs and restaurants. They have been rated 97% from previous travellers. This hostel is a must visit if you want to experience the real Berlin!
Where: Christinenstraße 18-19, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Contact: +49 30 93935858
Suggested Read: 10 Amazing Things To Do In Berlin To Experience It Like A Local
3. Heart of Gold Hostel
This hostel is an artist’s paradise. Each of their rooms has been painted by a different artist and features tables, chairs, reading lamps, lockers and many more. They are located in the heart of the city in downtown Berlin and offer a range of functional rooms dorms, private cabins with their own showers.
They have been rated by travellers for having the friendliest staff who are extremely hospitable. The hostel rooms are just a visual boon to the eyes and makes you never want to leave! This hostel attracts a lot of friendly travellers from across the globe and they are all mostly artists themselves. Check them out if you are in Berlin!
Where: Johannisstraße 11, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Contact: +49 30 29003300
Suggested Read: 12 Best Hostels In Berlin For A Luxurious And Homelike Stay!
4. Sunflower Hostel Berlin
Set in the lively Friedrichshain district, this funky hostel is 7 minutes’ walk from Warschauer Strasse S-Bahn and U-Bahn station. It’s also 1.5 km from the East Side Gallery, a collection of murals painted on the Berlin Wall.
There’s a bar with a foosball table, and breakfast is offered for a fee. Other amenities include bike rentals and laundry facilities.
Where: Helsingforser Str. 17, 10243 Berlin, Germany
Contact: +49 30 44044250
5. The Circus Hostel
This colourful hostel with a circus-and-comic book theme sits beside the Rosenthaler Platz (Berlin) U-Bahn station and is 1.1 km from the Berlin Wall and 2.7 km from the Brandenburg Gate. Modern dorm rooms with shared facilities and private rooms and bathrooms all feature free Wi-Fi.
Dorms come with lockers and tables and chairs, while private rooms add desks. Apartments include full kitchens and living rooms, plus balconies.
Where: Weinbergsweg 1A, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Contact: +49 30 20003939
Top Hostels in Munich
6. Wombat’s City Hostel
If there is a definition for a stylish hostel, Wombats City Hostel takes the cake. They are situated in a walking distance from the local train station. They have ample number of rooms and dorms to suit the needs of all backpackers. They brag themselves for Outstanding cleanliness and excellent amenities! They’re prominent locations is one of the reasons for their popularity amongst travellers.
Some of their amenities include all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, free internet, laundry rooms, 24/7 reception service and a very happening womBAR which serves cheap drinks and food. All these come with no age limit, no curfew, no lockout and no rules whatsoever! What are you waiting for?
Where: Senefelderstraße 1, 80336 München, Germany
Contact: +49 89 59989180
7. Euro Youth Hostel
This hostel in Munich is the traveller’s favourite! To quote some of them – “Let’s Go’s favourite Munich Hostel for ten years running!”. This is nothing but a bonanza for a stay. They have dangling chandelier and creaky staircase which makes the hostel a delightful haunt. Every inch if this hostel screams history and culture as they have not modified the surviving buildings from the World War 2. They are in walking distance from main train station and located centrally in Munich.
Where: Senefelderstraße 5, 80336 München, Germany
Contact: +49 89 5990880
8. Jaeger’s Hostel
If there is a place that will make anyone feel – At home, its Jaeger’s Munich. They offer quality stay and value for money. It is also suitable for the budget-minded business traveller. Around this hostel are plenty of museums, nightspots, pedestrian zones and the Oktoberfest which can be reached by walk or by the use of a quick public transport. Please do note that they have strict age restriction in their dormitories
Where: Senefelderstraße 3, 80336 München, Germany
Contact: +49 89 555281
9. The 4You Youth Hostel
This is one of the top rated hostels in terms of friendly staff and clean dorms They provide easy access in the centre of Munich, just next to their train station. They offer basic but highly necessary services such as reading lights, separate lockers for each traveller, and locks at demand They have dorms ranging from four-bed to a 12-bed dorm. This is the best place for the very price-conscious traveller. They have a variety of continental breakfast buffet options to choose from.
Where: Hirtenstraße 18, 80335 München, Germany
Contact: +49 89 5521660
Top Hostel in Frankfurt
10. 5 Elements Hostel
This trendy, modern hostel is a 3-minute walk from Frankfurt central train station and a 10-minute walk from Main Tower. The colorful, mixed-gender and all-female dorms come with shared bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, reading lights and wooden floors. Some private rooms feature shared facilities, while others have their own bathrooms. Apartments offer kitchenettes and pull-out sofas. Amenities include a modern lounge bar with leather sofas, and a funky game room with graffiti-adorned walls, billiards and foosball.
Where: Moselstraße 40, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Contact: +49 69 24005885
That’s all folks! The next time when you plan a visit to Germany be sure to include one these places to make your stay even more memorable. Book with Travel Triangle for some great deals!
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