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Overview of The Circus Hostel

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Balcony
In-room safe, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Living area
In-room safe, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board

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 sanitiser 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)42 min drive

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Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (for 6 people)

5/5 guest room rating
  • 22 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Single Bed

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (for 8-10 people)

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • 35 sq m
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Apartment, Kitchen (private bathroom)

5/5 guest room rating
  • 26 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 14 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Double Room, Private Bathroom

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • 20 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Single Room, Shared Bathroom

5/5 guest room rating
  • 11 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Double Room, Shared Bathroom

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 14 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (for 4 people)

5/5 guest room rating
  • 18 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Single Bed

About this area

Berlin

Located in Berlin's Mitte neighbourhood, The Circus Hostel is in the city centre 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 - 15 min walk
  • Berlin (BER-Brandenburg) - 41 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 on-site. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and safes.
The Circus Hostel offers 72 forms of accommodation with a safe and blackout curtains. This Berlin hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Cots/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 or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC), guide to reopening holiday rentals (DTV & DFV - Germany) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

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

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser 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 public transport

  • 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

  • Bike rentals

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception

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 any 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 centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

More

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

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 cots (infant beds)

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 travellers 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 per cent 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 the 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

Frequently asked questions

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

Travelled 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