Berlin is probably one of the most exciting cities you can explore as a traveler. Traveling with a backpack makes its own demands on the suitable accommodation. Finding a suitable backpacker hostel is therefore often not so easy. But with EastSeven your search for a hostel has come to an end, because you have already found one of the best backpacker hostels in Berlin.
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Finding backpacker hostels – often not so easy Often, backpackers are perceived as not being very demanding when it comes to accommodation. Basically, there is some truth in this. A real backpacker doesn’t need expensive hotels where most of the equipment is not used anyway. After all, you want to experience and get to know the city. But even as a backpacker, you have certain requirements for your own accommodation while traveling, especially with regard to your own safety and health. Not all hostels are the same, and not all rooms are the same. After all, the own accommodation is also for backpackers a piece of home for a while.
What makes a good backpacker hostel?Typical backpacker tourism has its origins in faraway places like Asia and Australia. But more and more travelers (also in Germany) undertake even city trips or short-term tours with only a backpack as luggage. The choice of accommodation is immense, especially in big cities like Berlin. In addition to numerous hotels, there are also many, often smaller hostels, which are interesting alternatives, especially for backpackers. But what is important when choosing the right hostel? We have compiled what we consider to be the most important tips for choosing a good backpacker hostel:
Location and accessibilityTravelers who are mainly backpacking are primarily interested in getting to know the area, the country or the respective city. One of the most important tips when choosing a suitable backpacker hostel is therefore to look for accommodations that are as centrally located as possible and offer good connections to the local public transport network.
Choice of different roomsNot everyone wants to have to share their room with other people when traveling, not even in a hostel. Especially if you are traveling as a couple or in groups, there should be an appropriate selection of rooms available in the accommodation. In addition to the hostel-typical shared room, it should also be possible to book a double room and, if possible, a single room.
Common areas and activitiesBesides the room for your own bed, probably one of the most important points in a hostel is the common area. If you consciously decide against the supposed amenities in a hotel, you usually want to meet other people in the hostel and be able to exchange ideas with them. Even better, of course, if the hostel also offers communal activities where you can get to know other guests.
Internet situation in the hostelNowadays, hardly anything works without the Internet. This is also true when traveling. After all, you want to be able to share your travel experiences with relatives or friends who have stayed at home. Nowadays, every hostel should offer free WLAN. However, the quality of the Wi-Fi network is also important. Quite a few hostel networks are far too small and therefore break down at peak times. The resulting discontent among guests can be prevented in advance with a small investment and a little know-how.
The small but subtle differencesWhether in a hotel or hostel, it is often not the room or the furnishings that make you feel at home. It is rather the small things that make you realize that you are welcome as a guest. Whether it is the thoughtful distribution of sockets in your own room, free earplugs to find peace even with snoring roommates or the possibility to print boarding passes or tickets for excursions if necessary. All this and especially these little things in combination with a friendly and helpful team of hosts in the hostel are what ultimately make the difference between a once-in-a-lifetime accommodation and a good hostel to which you like to come back.
What makes EastSeven so special as a backpacker hostel Berlin?Hostels are a dime a dozen in a city like Berlin. So why should you choose EastSeven as your backpacker hostel? We give you six good reasons that will convince you.
Unique locationOur EastSeven hostel is located in the heart of Berlin’s trendy Prenzlauer Berg district. Here you can experience the vibrant side of this unique and diverse city. A wide variety of restaurants, cafés and bars invite you to linger with their culinary delights from all over the world, as well as numerous cultural institutions and clubs of this city.
EastSeven as a base camp for exploring the cityEastSeven is also the perfect “base camp” from which you can easily explore the entire city. In the immediate vicinity, just 80 meters away, you will find the nearest subway station, from which you can easily reach every corner of the city. The famous Alexanderplatz with Berlin’s landmark, the Berlin TV Tower, is only two stations away. And also all the other famous and lesser-known places of the city you can easily reach from your hostel by public transport. These include, for example, the famous East Side Gallery, Potsdamer Platz or Checkpoint Charlie.
Regular community eveningsStaying in a hostel is always a good way to meet new people. In our hostel we regularly organize community evenings. At these you can exchange ideas and make new friends at a barbecue or at our supper club. Thanks to free wifi, you can also easily share your travel experiences with your loved ones back home at any time.
Fair prices and free cancellationAt EastSeven, you won’t just find a bed for your overnight stay in the capital. Our fair prices are designed to make it possible for everyone to get to know this diverse and eventful city. With our flexible rate we also give you the possibility to cancel your booking free of charge up to three days before your arrival.
Free Breakfast and Late Check OutBreakfast with free muesli is already included in the price. This gives you enough energy to explore the city in all its facets. And if you’ve turned night into day in Berlin’s unique club scene before your departure date, you can conveniently check out after a good night’s sleep thanks to Late Check Out. Free extra towels are also included in the price.
Uniquely friendly teamIn addition to our numerous offers and services, it is of course our motivated and friendly team that makes your stay at EastSeven unforgettable. We don’t just want to offer you a place to stay, but are happy if we can give you a feeling of home as good hosts for the duration of your stay.
For whom is EastSeven suitable as a backpacker hostel Berlin?Basically, our hostel is suitable for all travelers who value comfortable accommodation, excellent hospitality and contact with other people on their trip. Whether you are a single adult traveler, a couple, a family with children or a group, we welcome all our guests. Just look at the testimonials and the corresponding rating of other guests and you will be convinced that EastSeven is the perfect backpacker hostel.
Booking EastSeven as a backpacker hostel – it’s that easyNot only our low prices should have convinced you by now that EastSeven is your perfect backpacker hostel. To make your stay as comfortable as possible, we have also optimized our booking system so that booking your room is done in less than two minutes. So you have enough time to pack your backpack. In addition to a comfortable bed in one of our rooms, you can also expect an uncomplicated check-in process. Furthermore, we are always at your disposal for tips on activities and excursions. This way you will get a comprehensive impression of the city, as you would probably never experience it only from travel guides.
Available rooms at EastSevenIn order to make it possible for all travelers to have a stay according to their own ideas, we offer the right room for everyone. In addition to the classic shared room, you also have the option of booking a cozy family or double room. If you prefer to have your privacy and do not like to share the room with other travelers, you can choose one of our single rooms. All rooms have access to a shared bathroom.
Book your stay at EastSeven nowWant to book your stay at EastSeven for your backpacker trip to the capital? Here are your advantages at a glance:
- you get the best price when booking through our website
- easy check-in, late check-out, free cereal breakfast and free extra towels are included
- flexible rate with free cancellation up to three days before arrival
- perfect location of the hostel in the middle of the trendy district Prenzlauer Berg
- regular community evenings
- best connection to public transport
FAQ about your stay at EastSevenWe have answered the most frequently asked questions about your stay at EastSeven here.
For your stay at EastSeven you can choose between shared, double, family and single rooms.
In addition to the central location and good connections, you can expect a team of uniquely friendly hosts as well as regular community evenings for a shared exchange with other guests.
Our rich muesli breakfast is already included in the price. This gives you enough power to start the day full of energy.