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Students, international students, interns, backpackers, roomates and digital nomads can book cheap dorms and safe private rooms in downtown Berlin, close to boarding schools, high schools, colleges, halls of residence and universities, close to buses or train stations, airports or major attractions in Berlin.

Fully Furnished
Fully Furnished
All Bills included
All Bills included
WIFI
WIFI
Free Breakfast
Free Breakfast
Free Cancelation
Free Cancelation
WIFI
WIFI

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THOMAS
very nice hostel, clean and well kept; a little out of the way
7.7
very nice hostel, clean and well kept; a little out of the way
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Simone
I spent a night in the room of 8 I would say perfect from the bed to the clean bathrooms
9.9
Nice and friendly place
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Carmen
This hostel in Berlin offers good value overall. Helpfull staff.
8.0
Well priced hostel in Berlin
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arthis
very good dorm, plug on each bed to charge via USB, just no personal locker
9.1
very good dorm
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Berlin – Student accommodation, hostels and coworking spaces in Berlin (Germany). Maps of Berlin, photos and reviews for each place in Berlin.

Welcome to Berlin

Out of a turbulent history has come a city buzzing with counter-cultural energy – run-down warehouses have become spaces for experimental art, or throb with cutting-edge techno. Sections of the Berlin Wall, that potent symbol of the city’s struggles, are now covered in colourful graffiti and eye-popping murals. Backpackers and students alike will find many cheap places to stay in Berlin. This is no place to hide away in a fancy hotel. Join groups of like-minded backpackers and students in one of the city’s huge variety of youth hostels, from the Mitte city centre area to the downtown area south of the River Spree. Step out of your dorm and discover world-class museums and galleries, über-cool design shops and underground clubs. 

East Side Gallery

Walk along the longest remaining section of the Berlin Wall, now effectively an art gallery. More than 100 artists have left their stamp on this crumbling piece of history.
East Side Gallery
East Side Gallery

Museum Island

Head toMuseum Island and surround yourself with Berlin’s finest museums. Of course popping inside the buildings will cost you money but wandering around the island and taking in the architecture is free - and it’s all walking distance from the city centre.
Spree Island
Spree Island

Bearpit Karaoke

Sing your heart out at the Bearpit Karaoke in Mauerpark! This event is typically at 3 p.m. every Sunday, but check the website to stay updated on its event dates. It has not been happening for a while due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bearpit Karaoke
Bearpit Karaoke

Olympic Stadium

Start your tour of the German capital by visiting the imposing Olympic Stadium. Cost of admission is €7 per adult, for students the price is reduced to €5.50.
Olympic Stadium
Olympic Stadium

Hamburger Bahnhof

This is, paradoxically, an art gallery and not a hamburger spot. This former railway station is brimming with contemporary art from some big names. Tickets cost €14.
Hamburger Bahnhof
Hamburger Bahnhof

Pergamon Museum

Berlin hosts the Pergamon Museum, the world’s largest archaeological museum. It contains a breathtaking collection of artefacts that span thousands of years. Tickets cost €12, but you can save a little bit by buying them online.
Pergamon Museum
Pergamon Museum

Deutsche Kinemathek

Explore the history of German cinema at Berlin’s Deutsche Kinemathek. The building contains thirteen rooms with over 1,000 films, props, and other cinematic memorabilia. Admission costs €7 per adult, but a Welcome-Card or a City Tour Card reduces that price to €4.50.
Deutsche Kinemathek
Deutsche Kinemathek

Brandenburg Gate

The Brandenburg Gate is perhaps Berlin’s most famous landmark, drawing big crowds of tourists, students, and backpackers. It provides a spectacular snapshot of the sprawling city and a tangible link to its storied past.
Brandenburg Gate
Brandenburg Gate

Mitte

This is the most visited area of the German capital, and it’s packed with cheap hostels and student accommodations. Stroll through wide boulevards and enjoy the cafes and galleries in the Scheunenviertel area.
Mitte
Mitte

Charlottenburg

Charlottenburg is filled with swish shops, theatres and museums. Drink a cocktail or 2 the trendy bars, soak up some culture, and admire the famous Charlottenburg Palace and early 20th century town hall.
Charlottenburg
Charlottenburg

Kreuzberg

Kreuzberg is a neighborhood frequented by students, artists and a large Turkish population. Enjoy Turkish street food, thrift shops, laid-back cafes and the beautiful Viktoriapark. The area near Görlitzer Park is a great place to go to look at street art or grab a drink at one of the many casual bars.
Kreuzberg
Kreuzberg

Open Air Gallery

This event transforms the Oberbaumbrucke, the gateway to the hostel-packed Friedrichshain district, into an art mile. Celebrating the work of over 100 artists, the Open Air Gallery takes place in the summer.
Open Air Gallery
Open Air Gallery

International Design Festival

The International Design Festival annual art event that considers contemporary design were both aspiring and established artists can display their work. The event typically occurs in mid-June, but take a look at the website to stay updated on when future events will take place.
International Design Festival (June)
International Design Festival (June)

The Lesbian and Gay City Festival

This two-day LGBTQ+ event takes place in the summertime and draws attendees from all over Europe! Europe's largestLGBTQ+ festival in Europe, theThe Lesbian and Gay City Festival is full of live music from both international and local bands as well as performances and the chance to try some amazing street food.
Lesbian and Gay City Festival (June)
Lesbian and Gay City Festival (June)

Festival At Bergmannstrasse

For three days Bergmannstrasse is transformed into an open-air street festival. The event has an exciting multi-cultural atmosphere, and it’s soundtracked by jazz music. This event typically happens in the summer, but keep up with the website to find out when the next one is.
Festival At Bergmannstrasse (June)
Festival At Bergmannstrasse (June)

Berlin Biennale

This art event occurs every two years. It’s a celebration of creativity and it turns areas of the city into galleries showcasing contemporary art. The nextBerlin Biennale is scheduled to take place in 2022. Keep an eye on their website for more details.
Berlin Biennale
Berlin Biennale

Tempelhof Sounds 2022

If you're a backpacker, international student, or just someone who travels a lot, you may bebit tired of airports. Regardless, you’ll still love this festival, held in an abandoned one! Years ago, theTempelhof Airport used to hold a huge electronic music festival. Now, they are planning the first-everTempelhof Sounds festival, to feature artists such as The Strokes and Alt-J. The festival is scheduled for June 10-12, 2022. If you are hoping to hear some live music while you are in Berlin, this is an event to keep in mind. Check the website for ticket prices.

Lollopalooza Europe

Yes, you heard right – the daddy of US alternative music festivals is crossing the Atlantic and landing in Berlin. If you're backpacking, get your hostel booked early, and if you're a student, get ready to party with a huge range of international rock and hip-hop acts! This event was cancelled in 2020 and 2021 for the obvious reason, so check the link to find out when the event will be happening in 2022. Typically,Lollopalooza Europe in Berlin occurs in September.

Fête de la Musique

Berlin residents celebrate the beginning of summer with an open air music festival! Called the Fête de la Musique, this is a free event that occurs every year on the 21st of June. Backpackers and students can catch live music in the streets of Berlin for free.

Hamy Café

In the market for a curry, soup, or noodle salad? Head to Hamy Café – it serves the authentic Vietnamese grub and caffeinated beverages that student and backpackers love, with mains costing as little as €4.90.

Café Bombocado

Café Bombocado is more like a comfy living room than a café. Grab a coffee and take a laid-back break in this hidden gem. Oh, and the cakes are AMAZING.

Ron Telesky Canadian Pizza

Maple sauce on your pizza? Well, we’ll try anything once - that’s what travelling is all about. Enjoy a little taste of Canada, by way of Italy, while in Berlin...at this unusual pizza joint.
Ron Telesky Canadian Pizza
Ron Telesky Canadian Pizza

Vego Foodworld

It can be tough for vegan backpackers to find the right restaurants, but this one’s a slam-dunk - filling, tasty and 100% vegan. The special lemonades come highly recommended too.
Vego Foodworld
Vego Foodworld

Berghain

The famous underground club Berghain is one of the best known clubs in Europe, let alone Berlin. Berghain is vast, legendary and has one of the best sound systems around. The club is notoriously hard to get into, so look up tricks for getting inside ahead of time online and think of a Plab B if you don’t want to end up heading back to your hostel.
 Berghain
Berghain

House of Weekend

This venue has great views over the city, and its nights are house and techno orientated. It’s in the southeast of Mitte, with a few city centre hostels within walking distance.

Boxhagener Platz Market

Open on Sundays, this flea market in near to the downtown hostels in Friedrichshain contains everything from books to vinyl records. Have a rummage and grab a bargain.
Boxhagener Platz Market
Boxhagener Platz Market

Zeughaus Art Market

Popular with backpackers and tourists alike, this art market takes place near Museum Island. At this market you can expect to find everything from watercolours to photography to handmade wooden toys.

Manufactum

You can find almost anything at this department store, from office supplies to clothes. While not always the cheapest,Manufactum is definitely worth checking out.
Manufactum
Manufactum

City Tour Card

Backpackers can save some money travelling in Berlin if you purchase a City Tour Card. It provides discounts on 40 tourist attractions, and free travel on all public transport. The price depends on how long you intend on using it.

Welcome-Card

The Welcome-Cardis another great money saving option. It gives you free access to public transport, and up to 50% off the cost of visiting 190 top sights and attractions.

Tiergarten Park

Take a break with an afternoon in Tiergarten Park, a huge swathe of green in the middle of Berlin. It’s one of the largest in Germany with over 210 hectares of uninterrupted peacefulness in the heart of the bustling capital.

Airport Berlin has two airports, Schoenefeld and Tegel. To get from Schoenefeld to the city centre, you can take train RE7 or RB14 (the airport express) to the main station (Hauptbahnhof). The journey takes about 30 minutes. You can also take the S9 S-Bahn line, changing at Ostkreuz – it takes longer, but it’s a bit cheaper. Or you can get a flight to Berlin’s Tegel Airport, which is closer to the city but not on the rail network. It is served by four bus routes: the TXL JetExpressBus, X9 JetExpressBus and the 128 and 109 routes. The TXL will take you right to the Hauptbahnhof. Rail Travelers usingthe train will arrive at Berlin Central Station (Hauptbahnhof). It’s served by the S5, S7 and S75 S-Bahn lines, the U-55 U-Bahn line and many interregional and international rail services. Bus If you travel to Berlin by bus you’ll end up at the Central Bus Station (ZOB). It’s located to the west of the city, and is less than half a kilometre from the Messe Nord U-Bahn station (lines S41, S42 and S46) and the Kaiserdamm U-Bahn station (line U12). Getting around Berlin has a great public transport system, with a network of buses, trams, overground trains (S-Bahn) and underground trains (U-Bahn). The city is divided into tariff zones: AB, BC und ABC. AB covers the main urban area. Within AB a single fare costs €2.70, and a day ticket €6.90. Language: German Currency: Euros Voltage: 230v Timezone: Central European Time Zone (UTC+01:00) Dialing codes: International callers should use the prefix +49, the Berlin prefix is +30 Post office General Post Office Zimmermannstrabe, 12163 Berlin Tel: 030 7919618 Postbank Mullerstrabe 156B, Berlin Tel: 0228 55005500 Deutsche Post Ostbahnhof, Koppenstrabe 3, Berlin Tel: 0228 4333111 Hospital Charite 10117 Berlin Tel: 030 45050 Tourist information The Berlin Tourist Information office is located in Central Station. The staff are trained in multiple languages. Find them at: Erdgeschoss/Eingang Europaplatz 10557 Berlin Tiergarten Tel: 030 25 00 25 There are other offices dotted around the capital. Opening hours Berlin is a great place to shop. The city has some of the most liberal business opening hours in Germany. Most shops are open from Monday to Saturday from 10am – 8pm. Banks are open Monday to Friday from 8am – 12pm, and then from 2pm – 4pm. Emergency number Call 112 for emergency fire, police and ambulance services.