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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night because of a flight from Frankfurt in the morning. The hostel is super clean and the staff very friendly. Great common area and lots of activities provided. Good for solo traveler as well to meet other people. The district is a little dodgy because of all the strip clubs but I didn't feel unsafe or...

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Sandra N, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you so much Laura for this nice review! Sounds like you had a great stay! And sure the area is totally safe, even for solo travelers! And the streets around the hostel have so many good things to offer : trendy bars, yummy restaurants from all around the world (indian, korean, chinese, mexican...), and even great night clubs to...

Reviewed 24 August 2016

I had an apartment with 4 friends, and we stayed very well, great rooms clean and bright. And in february apartment was been very warm and confortable. big bath, and great breakfast. We didn't use kitchen, but was ready for some cook.

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Sandra N, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback! It is so great to know that you had a good time here! If you don't want to cook, make sure to come on Wednesday for our free pasta night!! Happy travels and see you soon!

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Hostel 10/10 Area 6/10 Facility 10/10 This hostel was very up market loads of little things to do pool table, TVs, shower was amazing! The only downfall of the place is the area that surrounds the hostel loads of dodgy characters if you're abit sensitive give it a miss, if you like drink strip clubs and noise check it out....

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Sandra N, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you Saaaaaaaaarah for your review! I am happy you recommend to give it a go! Once again about the location, it is NOT dangerous! It just looks a bit special but you risk nothing. You would even miss great things to do around the hostel if you did not try. Make sure you ask the reception to get the...

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms, friendly staff, cheap alcohol (2 for 1 between 7-8pm), dodgy location but really close to the station and the town Bathrooms and showers really clean and modern. Good room size also. Great events at the hostel each night.

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Sandra N, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the nice review! I am glad you had fun with our happy hour and activities! Our aim is to make you feel at home and meet new friends and this is why we give everything we can! Do not worry about the location. It does look special but it is absolutely safe : there is always...

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Nice location but the reception was really crowded; staff aren't dressed decently which gives a feeling the don't care about customers. The toilets, bathrooms are very clean and that's a great point. Would recommend to anyone not willing to spend money in a hotel or on a short stop over in Frankfurt.

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Sandra N, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Hi Adam! Thanks a lot for the nice review! And sorry that you did not like the look of my receptionists! Believe me, they are allowed to dress as they want (but not to come naked ;) ) in order to feel free and relaxed, so that they can provide the best service possible, and in the end help you...

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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Despite The Reviews Of The Red Light District Being Seedy...Didn't Find Anything That Made Me Feel Threatened...The River Is Close By...Exercised Every Morning At 6 AM...Nothing But Peace...Hostel Is Equipped With Everything You Need...Great Gathering Space With Plenty Of Social Interaction...My Room Was Perfect With Ensuite...Bathroom And Shower...Ample Activities And Kind And Friendly Staff...Make Five Elements A Win Win...In My...

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Sandra N, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

GREAAAAAT! Thanks so much for the nice review! See you again soon then!

Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The hostel itself was great! Friendly and helpful staff, good bar (nice happy hour) and a small back terrace where you can sit when it's nice out. I definitely recommend this place. The only two slight problems were the temeperature in the rooms and the red light district where the hostel is located. Regarding the first problem: at some point...

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Sandra N, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the comment! I am happy that you had a nice experience all in all! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Safe travels!

Reviewed 14 July 2016

Amazing location, albeit in the red light district. No frills with an amazing 24-hour bar - the first i've seen in the many hostels that i've stayed in. They organise regular city tours including bar hopping, depending on which day you go. With only ten mins walk to the train station and at the price you're paying, you can't ask...

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Sandra N, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review! I hope you had fun during our pub crawl! Safe trips and hopefully see you again soon!

Erfurt, Germany
Reviewed 12 July 2016

it is a very good hostel, you find it near main station it has a new, good standard in bathrooms (good shower!!!), very good equipped and clean kitchen, if you want to cook very good service not too loud, but very central

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Sandra N, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review! Hopefully see you again soon!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Before booking I read many of the reviews and they all said similar comments, but hopefully this may help a bit more... The hostel is located within a three minute walk from the main train station if frankfurt, so many people travel through these streets everyday, and anyone visiting will undoubtedly pass near this hostel. The hostel is located in...

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Sandra N, Manager at Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the detailed review! I am so happy to read your opinion about the area as I clearly think the same. The streets around the hostel look weird but they are not more dangerous than any other big cities in the world. And besides, just a few streets from the hostel, you can find so many...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Isn't it strange? Germany's biggest international airport, lots of interesting destinations on the doorstep, but hard to find a bed for a backpacker? From summer 2008 on these times are over! Then, the Five Elements Hostel will open its doors to the public. In a beautiful turn of the century building right in the center of Frankfurt, we created a quality hostel, from scratch, stylish and brand new. The Five Elements Hostel is wholly dedicated to you, the traveler. ... more   less 

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Address: Moselstr. 40, 60329 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Region: Germany > Hesse > Frankfurt > Bahnhofsviertel , Innenstadt
Price Range: $25 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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