***Important*** Please read all the information here before booking***
As we are a small hostel aimed at solo travelers and small groups, we do not accept groups larger than 4 people. We want to create a friendly, social atmosphere, that makes it easier for travelers to meet other guests, and find that with large groups this is not possible.
As most of the bars and clubs in the area have a 21 y/o age requirement, we also require all guests to be between 21 & 40 years old.
*Please do not book if you do not meet these requirements*
If you arrive at the hostel in violation of our these policies, we have the right to cancel your booking on the spot without refund of your deposit as well as charging additional cancellation fees in the amount of your first night's accommodation.
Warning: Not for the faint of heart. We are NOT located close to Brandenburg Gate or Mitte. If you're looking for a 'city centre' location, please don't book with is. He be graffiti, dog sh*t, rats and punk rock clubs - this is Kreuzberg!
Brought to you by the two-time recipients of Hostelworld's 'No. 1 Hostel in Germany award (August & December '12) and Hostelworld's 'Cleanest Hostel Worldwide' in 2006 and 2007 for our other Jetpak hostels, here comes Jetpak Alternative!
Situated in the so36 area of Kreuzberg, we're within walking distance of Berlin's most famous Electro and Indie Rock clubs like Watergate, Berghain, Magnet and Lido, in an area with cafés and second-hand stores.
Upon arrival, our friendly and knowledgeable staff will provide you with a large map of Berlin, information on all the main tourist attractions, as well as some of the lesser know sites in Berlin, such as abandoned amusements parks and Nazi/Soviet military complexes.
We're flash packer certified - there's an iPod speaker and charger in every room, plus free broadband internet with the fastest upload in Berlin.
There's Wi-Fi in every room and the common area, plus OS X computers with card-readers on every floor. Each bed also has an individual reading light.
We have power adaptors for every country and you can call Australia, Canada and the US for free.
Sorry, we don't have kitchen facilities, but you can support the local eateries - a Döner Kebab can be had for 2,30€, Falafel for 2,30€ or a German lunch for just 3,50€
*We don't have 24hr reception, so please let us know if you are going to arrive after midnight. But don't worry, there is no curfew!*
*If the above booking conditions are not met, the bookings will be canceled or you will be turned away from the hostel upon arrival*
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Bicycle parking
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Reading Light
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
-We do not accept groups larger than 4 people. If you make several bookings to get around this criteria, you reservations will be cancelled and no refund will be given.
-We don't accept bookings from people younger than 21 or older than 40 years of age.
-We don't have a 24 h reception, so please let us know if you are going to arrive after midnight.
Check-in: 3 pm
Check-out 11 am
Reception 8 am-midnight
Free luggage storage: 8:30 am to 6 pm
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From SXF Airport (Schoenefeld):
Take s9 train to treptower park and change to the 265 bus going in the direction of 'schlesisches tor'. get off at heckmannufer. walk down heckmannufer and turn right on gorlitzer.
from hbf (hauptbahnhof):
take any s-train direction east and get off at 'Warschauer Strasse'. change here to the U-Warschauer Strasse and take one stop to 'Schleisches Tor'. Walk down Schleschische Strasse and take the first street on your right (Falckenstein). walk 'til you hit Gorlitzer. take a left here 'til you get to the very green building - number 38.
from txl (tegel) airport
take bus txl to hbf (hauptbahnhof)
and follow directions from hbf.
Located near Schlesisches Tor, Gorlitzer Park, Eastside Gallery, Arena Berlin, Badeschiff, Warschauer Strasse, Watergate, Magnet, Lido and Berghain, the Soviet War Memorial, the O2 Arena, Club Der Visionare and the Ostbahnhof.