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13 Best Hostels in BERLIN for Solo Travelers, Party & Chill

Berlin is the capital city of Germany. It is historically significant and there are more than a few landmarks that make this city a tourist hub in the world. Each year, millions of people travel to Berlin to experience the culture this city has to offer, along with all the other amazing things to do and see.

It is a perfect destination for travelers who want to backpack, as they can find transportation from this city to all over Europe, as well as some great backpacking hotels and hostels. So this city is more than a stopover for people, and you can actually spend a good time here exploring what it hides.

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A trip to Berlin is always guaranteed to be an unconditionally implausible experience. It will contain all the necessary ingredients to make a trip successful as this city is filled with history, culture, vividness, and intriguing sights that will fascinate you beyond your imagination. The multi-cultural nature of the city also helps every visitor to warm up to it, and mix with the locals.

Following are the 13 best hostels in Berlin for backpackers to stay. They are cheap and if a person is on a limited-budget trip, these places are the best for them.

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Sunflower Hostel

HostelWorld (*8.9) (*8.0) Map Starts at ($21) for 7 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

Conveniently set in the punky district of Friedrichshain, Sunflower Hostel is a popular hostel that features modern rooms and a very friendly staff.

You can stay in both private rooms or dorms, each of which has a different color scheme. Also, the apartment-style rooms have their own kitchenette, dining area, and tea and coffee machine.

Breakfast is served every day till noon, while at night you can grab a drink at the on-site bar. The hostel also features washing machines and dryers, safes, and rental bikes that will make it much easier for you to discover the town.

Kiez Hostel Berlin

HostelWorld (*9.4) (*8.6) Map Starts at ($30) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

Techno lovers, alert! If you want to have it close to the two most iconic clubs in Berlin – Watergate and Berghain – consider staying at Kiez Hostel. 

Don’t get me wrong, though. Kiez is definitely not a party hostel. It’s a rather calm and homely accommodation perfect to hit the bed after a long night out.

The dorms are very spacious and equipped with funky furniture. Private double rooms are also available and if you’re traveling as a group of three, they offer the possibility of adding an extra person.

The Circus Hostel

HostelWorld (*9.6) (*9.0) Map Starts at ($38) for 10 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

Located in the eastern part of the city near Rosenthal Platz, this hostel is a great choice to stay for all backpackers visiting Berlin. It has great furniture and all the rooms have their own private bath and a kitchen. There is a great terrace that provides an equally great city view.

This hostel hosts lively parties, where you can meet not only locals but also other people who are tourists just like you.


HostelWorld (*9.5) (*8.9) Map Starts at ($24) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

Pfefferbett building used to be a brewery in the 19th century and now it is converted into a striking hostel for backpackers.

Its modern design and elegant service have made it one of the most famous and desired hostels in Berlin.

You can find people here from all over the world, and it gives you a great chance to socialize and mingle with them. The gardens and terrace are lively, and there is a 24-hour bar on its premises too.

East Seven Berlin Hostel

HostelWorld (*9.3) (*9.1) Map Starts at ($63) for a single private

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

This hostel is the newest to open in Berlin. But it has successfully captured the hearts of its customers due to its amazing atmosphere and out-of-the-world experience. It has a lovely garden, bright rooms, clean washrooms, and a great lounge.

Selina Berlin Mitte

HostelWorld (*9.2) (*8.4) Map Starts at ($58) for 8-bed dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (August)

Selina is now also in Germany! And we’re not surprised – all of their hostels feature top-class amenities, friendly staff, and prime locations, which all make this hostel chain very popular.

This one is set in Mitte – the very center of Berlin. The famous Alexanderplatz is only about 15 minutes away and so is the Berlin Cathedral. If you don’t feel like walking, you can take the local 200 bus – the station is only about 5 minutes from the accommodation.

The hostel itself features an on-site restaurant, coworking space, shared kitchen, cinema room, and a rooftop terrace with a bar and live DJ. Wanna cool down a bit? You can enjoy free yoga and meditation classes in the morning.

On top of everything, there are various rooms to stay at. From dorm rooms and budget rooms to deluxe rooms with city views, anyone will find a place to rest according to their needs and wishes.

St Christopher’s Berlin

This outstanding hostel is right in the heart of Berlin. It is located in the city’s most central district, the historic Mitte with many activities to do nearby. So many people enjoy their visit to this hostel as they don’t have to travel a lot to reach the most incredible fun spots in this city.

It has all the cultural history, nightlife, and cuisine nearby. All the guests receive a 23 to 26% discount on food at the on-site restaurants. Plus, you’ll get great discount deals on drinks as well.

They have a comfortable and modern environment for their guests. You can find Belushi’s vibrant bar that serves great food. Furthermore, They have a common room that has a big plasma tv screen for the screening of all big sports tournaments.

You and your friends can get a little extra privacy in their private apartments that can be booked online. They have a variety of modern rooms with attached bathrooms and all the basic facilities.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian in the private rooms to assure security.

PLUS Berlin

One of the best hostels in Berlin – The PLUS Berlin. It is located in Warschauerplatz, Berlin in Germany. If you want to explore Berlin on foot, then this hostel has the ideal location.

This hostel is so welcoming that you will not find any kind of problem here. You will be close to a famous gallery, museum, bars, and church. This terrific hostel offers a stunning Opera Bar and restaurant.

The unique highlight of this hostel is its swimming pool and sauna.

The rooms here are superb. You will have a variety of rooms such as a small double room with one double bed, a twin room with 2 single beds, or 1 double bed. Single room with single bed for private use and a triple room with 3 people sharing. All these rooms are equipped with excellent attached bathrooms, and their single room is ideal for females to ensure their privacy.

Grand Hostel 

Another great choice to stay in Berlin, Grand Hostel is no less than a hotel, as it offers all the facilities of a three-star hotel.

Annabanana Hostel

Annabanana Hostel (formerly known as Alcatraz Backpacker Hostel) is another place in Berlin to stay. It is neatly presented, and all the decoration is unique. This hotel is quite picturesque, so take some pictures of the lobby, terrace, garden, and balcony when you are staying there.

Hostelboat Eastern Comfort

Hostelboat Eastern Comfort is located on a boat on the River Spree near the East Side Gallery. From here, the east section of the Berlin Wall is still in existence and can be visited easily on foot. You can also camp on the deck of this boat. Spend an amazing time on this boat and make some new friends to see Berlin with.

Die Fabrik

Die Fabrik used to be a factory in the district of Kreuzberg. Today, after several alterations in design and refurbishments, this place has become of the best hostels to stay in when touring this city.

This hostel offers a unique interior to all its guests, which is personalized to meet everyone’s interests. Such as artistic rooms for artists. These rooms have painted in them. There are other creative rooms as well in this place for everyone.

Kima Hotel-pension

Located in West Berlin, this hotel is a great place to stay if you want a little luxury at reasonable rates. Although rooms are limited, the place is exceptionally beautiful and elegantly decorated. It offers great service to its guests, and rooms are fitted with LCDs, Wi-Fi, and other amazing features.

Best Hostels in Berlin