Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt
!!! before you book please read the "important note" below !!!
our young and fun crew welcomes you.
Welcome to the Five Elements Hostel.
In summer 2008 we opened this stylish, quality hostel in a beautiful turn-of-the-century building, so everything is still new and, of course, as clean as you expect from a German hostel. But we're definitely more friendly and funny than the cliché.
Our mission perfectly described in a guest rating we received a while ago:
'Clean, new facilities with awesome staff. Best mix I've found of large hostel amenities and small hostel charm' guest rating Aug. 2009.
! IMPORTANT NOTE !
Our hostel is centrally located right between the main train station (3min walk) and the city centre (10min walk). This is right in the heart of the Red Light District. It is not dangerous at all and the hostel has a high security standard, but please if you think you could feel offended or insecure book your stay elsewhere.
If you need more information about this, just contact us directly and we will do our best to give you all the information you need.
We have all the free stuff you could want: free Wi-Fi and laptop rental, free bedlinen, free lockers, free luggage storage, free DVD rental, free city maps, free activities and a free BBQ area!
Also this - all for you: every Monday and Friday is a free night walk; every Tuesday is free pasta night; every Wednesday is a Fifa tournament; every Thursday is a free pub crawl; every Saturday is quiz night and every Sunday is movie night, with free popcorn! Activities might change - there's daily updates directly in the hostel.
Special Offers (subject to availability):
Wait out for our last-minute deal-every bed just €18.50, three days before arrival. Stay three or more nights and get breakfast for free! Stay a whole week, but pay 6 nights only (for this offer you need to contact us after booking).
All questions answered?
Then book right here!
Please note that we only accept guests between the age of 18 and 45.
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Reading Light
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 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 bookings for groups of larger than six people. We will not honour group bookings split into smaller chunks to get around that.
We have a 48hr cancellation policy. No-shows and late cancellations shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's booking.
There is a 2€ deposit for keycards, refundable on check-out.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the Main Station:
Walk out of the main entrance. Cross the road in front of you with the tram stop and enter into Kaiserstrasse (pedestrian zone). Take the 1st street (Moselstrasse) to the left. Our hostel is right after the next crossing; we're at No. 40.
From Frankfurt International Airport:
Take the S-Bahn to the Main Station, then see above. Tickets cost €4,25 and the journey takes 11 minutes.
Airport Frankfurt Hahn: (ryanair)
This airport is way out of Frankfurt! Flying directly to Frankfurt Int. Airport saves you a 1:45h Bus ride. Bohr goes every hour to Frankfurt Main station for 12 euros.
Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (main railway station) is 200 metres away from the Five Elements hostel, providing a connection to Frankfurt Airport in less than 20 minutes. The Hauptbahnhof tram stop is also just 150 metres away, making all areas of the city centre easily accessible.
The Main river, the Museumsufer (river bank museum district), the Palmengarten (botanical gardens) and numerous shopping options are just a 10-minute stroll from the hostel. The Rmer (Roman) district and the Sachsenhausen Apfelwein (cider) district can be reached in less than 20 minutes on foot.