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The Circus Hostel

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Balcony
In-room safe, blackout drapes, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Living Area
In-room safe, blackout drapes, soundproofing, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Circus Hostel

The Circus Hostel

2 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Parking available
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAlexanderplatz16 min walk
  • Popular LocationDDR Museum17 min walk
  • Popular LocationBerlin TV Tower18 min walk
  • AirportBerlin (BER-Brandenburg)41 min drive

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About this area

Berlin

Located in Berlin's Mitte neighborhood, The Circus Hostel is in the city center and near a metro station. DDR Museum and Checkpoint Charlie Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Brandenburg Gate and Berlin Cathedral. Check out an event or a game at Mercedes-Benz Arena, and consider making time for Berlin Zoological Garden, a top attraction not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hackescher Markt - 8 min walk
  • Berlin Wall Memorial - 13 min walk
  • Alexanderplatz - 16 min walk
  • DDR Museum - 17 min walk
  • Berlin TV Tower - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Rosenthaler Place U-Bahn - 3 min walk
  • Alexanderplatz Station - 17 min walk
  • Berlin (BER-Brandenburg) - 31 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Circus Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Neue Odessa Bar — 4 min walk
  • Buck & Breck — 4 min walk
  • Al Contadino Sotto le Stelle — 4 min walk

About this property

The Circus Hostel

Berlin hostel in Mitte, walk to Hackescher Markt
This smoke-free hostel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, express check-in, and express check-out are onsite. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and safes.
The Circus Hostel offers 72 accommodations with safes and blackout drapes/curtains. This Berlin hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of guide to reopening vacation rentals (DTV & DFV - Germany), COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO), and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (EUR 12 per day)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–1 PM: EUR 5 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • Croatian
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children 4 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax is imposed by the city of Berlin. Business travelers with proof of business-related travel are exempt from this tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A 5 percent city/local tax will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: EUR 5 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 12 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates)
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Circus Hostel Berlin
Circus Hostel
Circus Berlin
The Circus Hostel Berlin
The Circus Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
The Circus Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Berlin

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4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 188 out of 292 reviews
5 - Excellent 64%
Rating 4 - Good. 86 out of 292 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 9 out of 292 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 292 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 292 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 9 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The fun and interesting decor. Staff were friendly and always helpful with our enquiries. Also gave us great suggestions on places to see and where to eat. Breakfast at hostel was plentiful and huge choices for EU5. Bathrooms were nice and clean. Bedroom was good and comfortable. Will definitely stay at circus hostel again.
Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Atmospheric and very friendly people from all over the world.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020