Alcatraz Backpacker Hostel

Schonhauser Allee 133a , Berlin, 10437, Germany | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Omonia Square area of Berlin, is near Insider Tours, Berlin Underground Association, Prenzlauer Berg, and KulturBrauerei.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAlcatraz Backpacker Hostel Berlin

    Reviewed by lozzaine

    Alcatraz thumbs up

    Reviewed Jul 20, 2013
    by (1 review) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Comfortable bed, clean bathroom, extremely friendly and helpful staff. Internet only available on ground floor unfortunately. Lovely outdoor courtyard. Recommended.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Alcatraz Backpacker Hostel Berlin

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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