Five Elements Hostel

Hostel Frankfurt

Five Elements Hostel

From 24 EUR

Just 3 minutes walk from the main train station of Frankfurt, Five Elements Hostel is in the perfect location for any backpackers and tourists in Frankfurt. Their great atmosphere has people coming back for more; and not only for the delicious pasta they serve you up for free!!

Frankfurt is a lively and young city, and is a main transport hub being home to the third largest airport in Europe. But don't just treat it as a stopover, this city has surprises around every corner for those who choose to explore!

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  • FREE BREAKFAST till 12.00
  • 24/7 bar
  • Free dinners

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Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt offers you completely FREE all you can eat BREAKFAST (for stays from 3 nights) every morning from 7.30 till 12.00, so you can fill your tummies for a big day of sightseeing!

We're famous for our FREE pub crawls FREE pasta nights, delicious homemade dinners and our 24/7 bar plus much more, we do our best to make your stay with us in Frankfurt unforgettable.So book now the Famous Frankfurt Hostel

*Free Breakfast for stays from 3 nights

What's that? You want MORE?! check out our free stuff

- FREE wifi &laptop rental
- FREE bedlinen
- FREE towels
- FREE lockers
- FREE luggage storage
- FREE 24/7 guest kitchen
- FREE DVD rental
- FREE city maps
- FREE activities in the evenings
- FREE tea & coffee

Plus, there's always something going on at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt:

From Monday to Sunday, you'll never get bored!

...FREE Crepe Night
...Games Night (Quiz, Fifa tournaments, board game battles and much more)
...FREE pasta night
...FREE pub crawl
...FREE nightwalk
...Band night
...Long movie night
Check our website for special events, special food offers and news.

Five Elements Frankfurt Hostel is located:

- 3 mins walk from the train station
- 10 mins walk to the museums/river bank
- 15 mins walk to the city centre (shopping street)
And - we promise - you'll find the best international take-away food just around the corner.

Hostel facilities

  • FREE wifi &laptop rental
  • FREE bedlinen
  • FREE towels
  • FREE lockers
  • FREE 24/7 guest kitchen
  • FEEE DVD rental
  • FREE city maps
  • FREE activities in the evenings
  • FREE tea & coffee

Useful information

City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany
Address: Moselstr 40, Frankfurt/Main, Frankfurt, Germany
Phone 1: +49 69 24005885

How to arrive

From the Main Station:
Walk out of the main entrance. Cross the road in front of you with the tram stop and enter into Kaiserstrasse (pedestrian zone). Take the 1st street (Moselstrasse) to the left. Our hostel is right after the next crossing; we're at No. 40.

From Frankfurt International Airport:
Take the S-Bahn to the Main Station, then see above. Tickets cost €4,25 and the journey takes 11 minutes.

Airport Frankfurt Hahn: (Ryanair)
This airport is way out of Frankfurt! Flying directly to Frankfurt Int. Airport saves you a 1:45h Bus ride. Bohr goes every hour to Frankfurt Main station for 12 euros.

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Reviews of Five Elements Hostel

80% 01 December 2014
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Great breakfast! I like the location. Fun people in the hostel. Great wifI.

80% 13 October 2014
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Pasta dinner was great and I liked the atmosphere in general. Would stay again ifor I ever came back to Frankfurt

100% 23 June 2014
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Source Europe's Famous Hostels

Great location, friendly staff and good themed nights during the week. Great for meeting other people.

100% 21 May 2014
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Source Europe's Famous Hostels

Absolutely loved this hostel. It's super clean, modern and the staff were cool and always ready to help you when you needed it.

The price is also good for a city that is not the cheapest. Thanks 5E!

100% 27 January 2014
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Source Europe's Famous Hostels

Beautiful Hostel !!! Had a great time.

100% 22 May 2018
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Positive: Great location. Friendly staff. Highly recommend.

88% 13 May 2018
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Source Agoda

everything was pretty good except for the noises at night since it's at red light district

94% 08 May 2018
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Source Hostelworld

Overall great stay, really nice staff and awesome place to meet people. The nightly happy hour and cheap dinners were fantastic. Only a couple of slight...

92% 02 May 2018
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Source Booking

Positive: Staff was just great. Negative: Area around and crazy people outside were bit disturbing, but it's not related to Hostel and they even warn about...

94% 01 May 2018
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Source Hostelworld

The place is really great and I would highly recommend it. It’s very close to the main train station but the only thing is the neighbourhood it’s in is a...

100% 05 April 2018
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Source Booking

Positive: Straff, bar, and... the receptionist. Negative: Tha area is a bit...bad.

90% 24 March 2018
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Source Hostelworld

Awesome place. Center of entertainment district.

100% 15 March 2018
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Source Google

a very nice place. if you stay long enough you Can even have free breakfast. room is quiet and the small bar ist perfect for relax.

100% 12 March 2018
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Source Google

Wow super Hostel

100% 11 March 2018
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Source Facebook

Felt like a family even after one night! Great staff great fun loved it!! Alex and Fabian you guys rock!!!

100% 27 February 2018
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Source Hostelworld

All excellent!, 5 Elements deserves top marks. We arrived way early and Eustace accommodated us right away. We upgraded from dorm to private with no issues....

100% 25 February 2018
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Source Booking

Positive: The location is great.. 5 minutes walking from the central bus station. Also, the bed is very comfy. Negative: Nothing. I highly recommend this...

97% 14 February 2018
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Source Hostelworld

Best hostel ever. All the staff it's beautiful, competent and hard worker. Great bar, wonderful breakfast till 12! Very clean premises at all times, good...

96% 14 February 2018
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Source Booking

Positive: Very clean. Comfy lounge. Good beers. Warm. Professional staff. Negative: Travelling in business as self employed where your business and home...

100% 06 February 2018
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Source Hostelworld

We had such a great stay at Five Elements. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, it was a fun and sociable atmosphere and located so close to the train...

100% 04 February 2018
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Source Hostelworld

Your staff was FANTASTIC! Shout out to Howie and for hosting a really fun poker night! Also, the girl who worked overnight the day we were there...I never...

96% 15 January 2018
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Source Booking

Positive: breakfast was great.

96% 12 January 2018
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Source Booking

Positive: Staff was incredibly helpful, kind and welcoming. The hostel had a very cool vibe where you could hang out in the reception/bar area that felt...

100% 07 January 2018
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Source Google

Loved it! Cool and secured hostel in redlight district location

100% 07 January 2018
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Source Google

Nice rooms, clean showers, helpfull staff. Cheap and convinient.

100% 04 January 2018
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Source Hostelworld

There was nothing I didn’t like, beds were comfy, room was warm and spacious, bathrooms were amazing, location was interesting and so close to transport.

90% 03 January 2018
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Source Hostelworld

Great hostel, everything is very clean and confortable. Beds are very confmy to sleep and bathroom it’s very clean. I had a 6 person room, and it was big...

90% 31 December 2017
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Source Hostelworld

We stayed for one night on NYE. The staff was super friendly. Check-in and Check-out were super uncomplicated The area around is heavy.. a lot of homeless...

92% 29 December 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: While Frankfurt may not be a dream destination this hostel certainly is, easily the best one I‘ve ever stayed at I would say! Everything sparkling...

90% 29 December 2017
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Source Hostelworld

There was a free beer tasting at the hostel lounge in the night I stayed which was very fun. Fabian, the organizer of the event, was fun, cheerful and...

96% 26 December 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: We feel safe and comfortable inside of the hostel. The whole staff is nice and friendly. Negative: The neighborhood seems to be "weird" because of...

100% 24 December 2017
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Source Google

Friendly and helpful English speaking staff. Real European breakfast served.

100% 21 December 2017
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Source Expedia

I had a wonderful stay at 5Elements Hostel. The staff clearly know what they're doing - they're young, hip, efficient, and friendly, which makes them...

100% 21 December 2017
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Lively place. They really care for their guests and make sure everything is running smoothly. It almost felt like I was at a hotel. Staff is friendly too....

90% 13 December 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Was great, very clean. However some of the bag lockers were missing latches so you couldn't lock up your stuff. Would stay again though

100% 11 December 2017
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Positive: Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt was an excellent short stay hostel with very good facilities. Negative: The hostel is only a few minutes walk from...

97% 07 December 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Great place! Although it is situated in the red light area but that wasn't an issue at all! Everything (atmosphere, facilities, cleanliness etc) was perfect!...

94% 01 December 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Awesome place to stay, friendly staff, getting into the rooms is very secure, nice clean beds. They have different events on during the night, making it...

100% 30 November 2017
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Positive: Great location, super friendly and helpful staff including manageres Agne;) All good, thanks!.

100% 24 November 2017
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Source Hostelworld

You got your own locker in the room. The location is just 3 Minutes by foot from the train station. Staff is super friendly. Great atmosphere: Free beer...

100% 19 November 2017
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Source Google

The Hostel is located in the red light district and while it can appear shadey it is safe. You'll see a lot of drug addicts and get hounded by the occasional...

92% 17 November 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: I had a booking and arrived very late at night, due to unavailabilty of the mixed dorms, they accommodated me in a single room. Receptionist was...

100% 10 November 2017
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Source Hostelworld

really good hostel, yes in the middle of the red light but near all the sights. Good chillout area/bar. Perfectly clean and spacious rooms. would stay again.

100% 03 November 2017
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Positive: Complete value for the money.

94% 02 November 2017
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Source Hostelworld

I was there for a single night and had a blast. As I arrived in the city ad departure is also from there, I will be back. Location is prime (though in the...

96% 02 November 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: - Friendly stuff - Clean facilities - Very nice and big common area - Free coffee/tea and bread all day (even when they are serving breakfast at an...

100% 29 October 2017
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Source Google

Despite being located in the infamous Bahnhofsviertel in Frankfurt, this hostel was cozy, nice and they put a lot of effort into making you feel safe. Was...

100% 26 October 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: Good location in the center of the city, and close to the train station. Place was extremely nice and well kept. Negative: Location was in a...

100% 24 October 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: Great location, very clean, value for money amd English speaking staff. Very helpful. Negative: Breakfast was expensive with poor variety.

90% 20 October 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Nice bar area, fun staff, enjoyed the beer tasting. :) The only qualm I have is that there are quite a lot of people there who are not so much travellers but...

94% 07 October 2017
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Source Hostelworld

5 Element Hostel is all I can expect from that kind of establishment, very good located even if the Redlight district is not the kind of neighborhood I...

80% 05 October 2017
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Hostel was very good and clean ! Big room with wonderful view on the skyline ! When I arrived I was welcome by Laura, beautiful and nice night auditor with...

97% 01 October 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Great location. Staff really helpful...even though the bed is a little bit hard...I guess it go with the saying...'you get what you pay for'

92% 28 September 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: The staff was cool. I loved them. I only gave 4 points, because I could be a better guest.:D. Negative: Difficult question, I cannot answer now.

100% 24 September 2017
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Source Google

Great staff & common area.

90% 22 September 2017
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Source Hostelworld

I enjoyed my stay at five elements.

100% 17 September 2017
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Source Hostelworld

An amazing hostel the staff are friendly and the location excellent. it feels like a home away from home

92% 06 September 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: Super friendly staff, great common area and bar. Everything was sparkling clean. Nice shower. Negative: Beds are of the squeaky and not-so-private...

100% 20 August 2017
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Source Google

The service was great. We definitely got a lot for our money. Its very near the station which is super convenient and only about a 10 minute walk to the...

97% 16 August 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Very good location!easy to get to everywhere!They have different things on every night.''free pasta night,bbq night''etc.Good facilities also helpful staff...

100% 12 August 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: excellent facilities and close to central station.

80% 06 August 2017
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Source Hostelworld

The staff was very kind, they gave me nice trip advices. I would say that the only bad thing is the location even if it is really near from the Central...

96% 27 July 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: Staff is really nice and helpful. And the room is really cozy. Highly recommend. Negative: Locations seems a little unsafe as in the red light...

100% 22 July 2017
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Really awesome to be there. The employees are so friendly. The people there are just awesome too. Had a great evening there. ��

100% 18 July 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: honest and friendly reception. hostel Security is sufficient. Gate is always closed and controlled by hostel personel. Negative: none.

94% 15 July 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Great place to stay! Very secure, reasonably priced, beautiful rooms. Stayed in a private room for 2, and it was on par with a basic hotel - Towels and...

94% 11 July 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Some staff were extremely helpful others not as much. Hostel has a great vibe in a city I personally could care less for after being. May have just been the...

100% 09 July 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Really nice location, despite the noise at night but that is beyond the hostel's control. I couldn't sleep at times but that's life, deal with it. Really...

100% 04 July 2017
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Source Hostelworld

The five elements hostel is a great hostel. They provide everything you need, including very friendly staff and activities in the evening (like bbq,...

100% 04 July 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Fantastic location. Staff were friendly and helpful. Nice bar on the first floor.

94% 02 July 2017
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Source Hostelworld

I had a great time at Five Elements. The staff was super friendly and helpful and as a solo traveler, it was plenty easy to find other people to hang out...

94% 28 June 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Fun bar crawl and fun and helpful staff

96% 20 June 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: Good condition of facilities, best hostel ever. Negative: Breakfast is not really good with me, but overall is good.

100% 20 June 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Such an awesome place to stay, clean with very good vibes. The staff are so great and welcoming too. Definitely recommend going on the pub crawl!

94% 08 June 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Good Crew they are tight together Good Rooms slept solidly every night No complaints!!

100% 05 June 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: Booked here for the 3rd time. Great staff/breakfast/noodles/bbq... Close to museums and easy access from the airport (30min train).

97% 29 May 2017
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Source Hostelworld

We had a private room and it was very clean and comfortable !!

100% 21 May 2017
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Source Google

Wonderful place for the price.

100% 14 May 2017
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Source Google

One of the most open and friendly staff I've met in my life. Nice rooms, low prices, kitchen and bar available up to late hours and plenty of people all...

94% 02 May 2017
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Source Hostelworld

This hotel is good! The room is clean and bathroom and shower room are also clean. The location is near central station but the area where the hostel is...

96% 02 May 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: The staff were extremely helpful, friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Facilities where amazing, free brekki till 12 is amazing and free...

100% 30 April 2017
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Source Google

Love this place! It's just amazing! The staff members are super friendly, the atmosphere is very welcome and everyone is trying to make you to feel like at...

96% 23 April 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: The best it was the staff, because, even though they are very young, they are very professional, helpful and kind. After that, the location,...

97% 14 April 2017
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Source Hostelworld

This hostel has rain showers!! They let you check out locks (with a deposit) so you don't have to buy one. There's layers of secured entrances, location is...

100% 12 April 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Great hostel, really close to the train station. Would definitely stay here again!

100% 05 April 2017
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Source Hostelworld

At first, when landing in Frankfurt, I was nervous of the fact that I was traveling alone and that I would be sending the next four days in the middle of...

92% 26 March 2017
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Source Booking

Positive: Hostel staff were very friendly and informative. Safe building.

100% 19 March 2017
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Source Google

If you are a reasonable experienced traveller this place is probably something like you are looking for. Not fancy but very relaxing. People here are very...

94% 05 February 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Made a good friend, very friendly environment. Although it's right in the middle of red light district so ladies are recommended to move in groups. Don't...

96% 04 February 2017
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97% 30 January 2017
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Very nice hostel. Its location is good and bad. Good because its near the central train/bus station and you can easily get around. Bad because its the red...

89% 10 January 2017
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Source Hostelworld

Great amenities, great staff. Room was clean and no problems at all. Only downside is location

89% 21 December 2016
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Awesome. Great staff, best atmosphere despite being the middle of winter (free nightly adventures). In the red light district, but it's not nearly as dodgy...

97% 01 December 2016
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Source Hostelworld

Everything about the hostel was wonderful, except for that it's right next to the red light district. However, I never felt unsafe.

80% 30 November 2016
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Source Hostelworld

This place was a surprisingly good find for a last minute booking! Good vibe and good people around. The staff were nice enough and helped you out, but...

90% 09 November 2016
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Source Hostelworld

Very easy to get to and very, very clean! Beds were comfortable and the staff was super social. Would definitely stay again!

97% 04 October 2016
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Source Hostelworld

For my first hostel experience, it was fabulous. Great vibe and busy night scene right inside the hostel bar. Located in the red light district which was a...

94% 03 October 2016
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Source Hostelworld

Super clean with nice facilities. Lots of space in the rooms. Great atmosphere and staff.

100% 19 September 2016
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HOLAA!! :) I stayed at Five Elements unfortunatelly just for one night!! But it was really nice!! The staff is great! If u in Frankfurt u have to stay...

94% 12 September 2016
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Source Hostelworld

Great place near to both the railway station and the city center. Good rooms with large storage box. Hostel is smack in the middle of the Red Light District...

89% 28 August 2016
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Source Hostelworld

The free breakfast (if you stay 3 plus Nights) is really good. Fun things at night and really good Meals provided. Good security and helpful staff. Great stay.

94% 05 August 2016
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Source Hostelworld

I would like to spend more time in frankfurt, we felt very good in this hostel. The guys at the reception are very nice and friendly. We got to the hostel...

96% 03 August 2016
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Source Booking

Positive: The hostel was excellent. There was a very welcoming feel. Firstly the rooms were very comfortable and the lockers felt very secure. The rooms were...

100% 24 July 2016
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Source Hostelworld

Couldn't be better

97% 14 July 2016
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Source Hostelworld

Had a blast, friendly and helpful staff, clean facilities. Would definitely stay there again.

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