Excellent 8.1
Based on 22 reviews

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About The Circus Hostel


Built in , The Circus Hostel is a distinct addition to Berlin and a smart choice for travelers. The hotel lies 1.5 Km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. With the city's main attractions such as Goff+Rosenthal Gallery, Acud Cinema, Sophie-Gips-Höfe & Sammlung Hoffmann Gallery within close reach, visitors to the hotel will just love its location.

At The Circus Hostel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas.

Step into one of 72 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, heating, desk, balcony/terrace which can be found in some rooms. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Whatever your purpose of visit, The Circus Hostel is an excellent choice for your stay in Berlin.
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  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • valet parking
  • car park
  • bicycle rental

Food & beverage

  • coffee shop
  • bar


  • pets allowed

Guest services

  • luggage storage
  • newspapers
  • tours

On-site facilities

  • facilities for disabled guests
  • elevator
  • smoking area

Health and security

  • 24-hour front desk
  • safety deposit boxes
  • lockers

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
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Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-2 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 3-12 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 5 EUR
Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 1.5 Km
Number of Rooms : 72
Room Voltage: 230
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Recent customer comments

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  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.3
  • Facilities 7.2
  • Location 8.6
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.8
  • Service 8.8
  • Value for Money 7.9
  • Food/Dining 7.4

Jessica T.
July 08, 2016
The showers were a bit smelly and could have been cleaner. A shelf in the shower would be helpful. WiFi was very weak in my room (217). Noise from outside it loud but windows had to be open due to the hot weather.

zine L.
July 07, 2016
Nice and noisy hostel
Lovely place. Centrally located, very friendly staff. Really good coffee! But noisy guest in the corridors at night and no sound isolation. funny room design with the bed taking up the whole floor space. Worked fine for 1 night.

Ka W.
Hong Kong
June 26, 2016
Location was good, staff was nice, the room is very big and comfortable, nice roommates, nice bar and cafe, everything was good.

Lauren M.
June 13, 2016
Cool fun hostel
Clean and quirky, thought it was cool. We had a private room with shared bathroom and it was fine. Bit hot in rooms though and not even peak season. Check the flyers there too as we found a great walking tour and pub crawl.

Krystina J.
United States
August 11, 2015
Clean and Comfortable
Location, aesthetics, and atmosphere
My stay at the Circus Hostel was great! When searching for a good hostel for any of my adventures cleanliness, location, and atmosphere top my list of must-haves. Circus is in a great location with public transportation stops just steps outside of the front door. The beds were comfortable and the cleanliness of the rooms and bathrooms was well maintained. The lobby, which also served as a common area, was welcoming and had plenty of seating. I would definitely stay here again!

Greg E.
South Africa
June 11, 2015
Great for backpackers
breakfast, friendly staff, bar
Had a great stay! Staff were competent and helpful. Breakfast was awesome! Also there is there own bar downstairs. Its quite a buzzing place with backpackers and travelers coming to meet (and steal the wifi) The rooms were small but clean. Just a little noisy outside when you open the window. Also, try get a room close to the bathrooms (I hate walking down a whole passage at 3am for the toilet). Bathrooms were clean and showers private so no worries with it being public. Definitely a win!

Ola G.
May 25, 2015
Price is realtivly high comparing to other hostel
Clean, staff are very pleasant& breakfast
V nice hotel but price is higher than other. Toilet and baths are small comparing to number of guests

Hong Kong
April 08, 2015
Nice hostel
Sightseeing venues are in walking distance, large & comfort room, nice staffs

Benjamin M.
November 20, 2014
berlin exp
staff. tours. breakfast
Fantastic. The staff was helpful

October 07, 2014
vibrant , good location
the breakfast , the location , young crowd
The hostel was located very close to the train station and trams . Breakfast was good . But there was no access to a kitchen and no lockers for bags in the rooms,luckily i didnt have problems with missing things.The showers were oddly located above the water drainage , making it very hard to stand below the shower head as then you would be standing on the water drainage hole , thus making showering unpleasant