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The Pfefferbett Hostel lies in the trendy Prenzlauer Berg district of central Berlin, steps from the Senefelder Platz Underground Station. It offers cheap rooms and a 24-hour reception and bar. The Pfefferbett is located in a 19th-century brewery and features modern interior design and stylish parquet floors. All rooms are quiet and have a private bathroom and view of the garden or inner courtyard. Snacks are available all day. Free Wi-Fi is available in some rooms and in all public areas. Guests at the Pfefferbett can relax on the south-facing terrace, beside the open fireplace or have a game of pool/billiards or table tennis. Guests can also rent bicycles from the hostel (from March until October). The Pfefferbett is a short walk from many clubs, bars and restaurants in Prenzlauer Berg. The UNESCO Museum Island and popular Hackescher Markt entertainment district are a 20-minute walk away. Alexanderplatz is 2 underground stops away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Berlin, according to independent reviews.

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

Pfefferbett Hostel has been welcoming guests since Aug 17, 2010

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Berlin, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Berlin
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  • Bruno
    Clean, great location, facilities and staff. Probably the best hostel I’ve ever been to in Berlin
  • Jake
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I liked the atmosphere, location, and friendly staff. The hostel is in a really nice neighborhood and right near a train station. Getting around was very easy.
  • Jose
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The common areas, the staff was great, competitive price, location.
  • Stepan
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Everything was absolutely top notch from the legendary staff to the bed comforts, room practicality and cleanliness. On top of that they serve really good breakfast. + awesome staff + sturdy beds + lockers with a lock provided + spotless clean +...
  • Gerald
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent location, value for price, quiet location, nice and helpful staff,
  • Katielt
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location for exploring central Berlin and the fun neighbourhood of Prenzlauer Berg - super close to the u-bahn, trams, grocery stores, and many restaurants/bars. The bed was firm and comfortable and the room was big. The private room was...
  • Daniel
    Amazing staff Pool table, table tennis table Good location
  • Charith
    The bar, the location, for the price I paid, it was really worth it
  • Anna
    Comfortable, quiet, good location in a nice neighborhood, mostly clean
  • Ali
    Staff was very friendly and helpful Breakfast was good for the price and you get unlimited orange juice, coffee, iced coffee and other things (they have huge nutella dispenser!!) Room was clean bathroom was nice Room ceiling was really high and...

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  • Is the storage room locked?

    Yes it's locked and only the staff has access to the luggage room.
    Answered on 24 November 2022
  • Is there a hair dryer in the room?

    Thank you for your question. We have hair dryer at the reception for renting out 24/7. Best regards Ariane
    Answered on 21 November 2019
  • Can I use the kitchen?

    Thank you for your request. We do not have a guest kitchen. Best regards Ariane
    Answered on 4 November 2019
  • How far is the hostel to the central station? Is there any nearby train that go straight to the central station or airport? If so, how far by walking?

    it is only 20 minutes to the central station using the Tram 8 or using 2 metro lines U 2 + U5 . walking takes you 40 minutes to the Central station..
    Answered on 14 July 2022
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    we have a baggage room for free
    Answered on 21 October 2019
  • hi. i wanna book 1 bed for 1 night i will arrive to Berlin at 22-30 i don't know how long it will take to reach hotel. do you have late check in?

    Hi :), No worries, our reception is staffed 24h a day! It takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour to reach our hostel from the airport. If you arrive after M..
    Answered on 16 June 2022
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Amenities of Pfefferbett Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Inner courtyard view
  • City view
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English

House rules

Pfefferbett Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 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 13 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Crib upon request
2 years old
Crib upon request
Extra bed upon request
3 - 6 years
Extra bed upon request
7 - 17 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 15 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa EC-Card American Express Cash Pfefferbett Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that small children can only be accommodated in the private rooms.

Pets need to be confirmed in advance, are subject to a EUR 10 fee, and cannot stay in the dorm rooms.

Please inform the accommodations in advance by email or telephone if you wish to have your invoice paid by your company or another third party.

Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery, with the exception of guests who are under 18 years old and can provide a negative test result.

FAQs about Pfefferbett Hostel

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

    • Pool table
    • Ping-pong
    • Bicycle rental
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours

  • Guests staying at Pfefferbett Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

  • Pfefferbett Hostel is 1.8 miles from the center of Berlin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Pfefferbett Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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