Well set in the Neukölln district of Berlin, Minimal Hostel is located 2.1 miles from Checkpoint Charlie, 2.2 miles from East Side Gallery and 2.5 miles from Alexanderplatz Metro Station. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Alexanderplatz is 2.8 miles away and Berlin Cathedral is 3 miles from the hostel. All guest rooms at the hostel are equipped with a seating area. The shared bathroom is equipped with a shower, a hairdryer and slippers. At Minimal Hostel every room includes bed linen and towels. Gendarmenmarkt is 2.5 miles from the accommodation, while Topography of Terror is 2.5 miles away. The nearest airport is Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport, 12 miles from Minimal Hostel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Minimal Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 6, 2015

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

FREE parking!


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Berlin
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  • Arnab
    Within a minimal facility, this accommodation provides all amenities you may need in a short trip. Really liked the warm welcome and friendly behaviour of the owner. Its a cozy and quiet stay at a very lively location well-served with public...
  • Stepan
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    I enjoyed my stay at Minimal hostel very much. The whole place is very clean and quiet, offering a comfortable refuge from the buzz and fuzz of the busy city. It is small property, although offering enough personal space and opportunity for a good...
  • Marta
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    great hostel with kind staff; really good value; nice guests; safe
  • Raine
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    it is CLEAN!!! and i mean clean. It’s cozy, the owners are incredibly welcoming. amazing food options close by.
  • Itamar
    The atmosphere, small and cozy. Sussana was really nice and helpful. The room was clean, organized and the bed was comfortable.
  • Katie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I expected Minimal to be a quiet and cozy place, and it was even better than I expected! The owners have thought of everything. They even have a power converter, hair dryer, tooth paste, all of these little things you might have lost or forgotten....
  • Niall
    clean , warm, great atmosphere and host was lovely
  • Mahendra
    It's quite a peaceful place , the kind of vibe 😌, we totally enjoyed our stay.
  • Mathilde
    Friendly staff. 24h check in with PIN. No curfew. Free tea and coffee. Close to the river and a late night corner shop. Comfy bed. Lock on bedside table. Everyone gets multiple clothes hangers. 10 minute walk to closest Underground. Good value for...
  • N
    Spacious and cozy dorm room. Ample breathing room. Closer bonds being made with hostel guests. Location can be accessed via public transportation and 10 mins walk.

Property questions and answers
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  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Our lockers have installed locks and you´ll get the key for it from us.
    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    We provide sheets. The set costs 3€ per person and will be charged automatically. One towel is free of charge.
    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • How can I book the bed that’s not the top bunk? I don’t see a possibility to select this option.

    With your reservation you can send me a request/message and just ask for a lower bed. We´ll make a note and you´ll get a lower bed.
    Answered on 30 April 2022
  • Is it possible to check-in after 2pm?

    Hello, it´s possible to arrive and get your bed/ room at any time of the day. Because our Check-In times ends at 1pm we´ll do the Check-In on the ne..
    Answered on 24 February 2020
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Guests can leave there luggage on their Check-Out day until they are leaving Berlin.
    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Answered on 20 October 2019
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Amenities of Minimal Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English

House rules

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From 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

The fine print

Please contact the hotel in advance should you wish to arrive after 21:30. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed a room.

Please note that your credit card details are only for securing your reservation. The total amount of the reservation must be paid in cash on check-in.

FAQs about Minimal Hostel

  • Check-in at Minimal Hostel is from 9:30 AM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Minimal Hostel is 2.6 miles from the center of Berlin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Minimal Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Bicycle rental

  • The prices at Minimal Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.