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Ostel - GDR The Hostel vs Savoy Hotel Berlin

Both hotels are rated very highly by travel writers. On balance, Savoy Hotel Berlin ranks marginally better than Ostel - GDR The Hostel. Savoy Hotel Berlin comes in at 79 with accolades from 7 publications like Michelin Guide, Lonely Planet and Star Service.

Ostel - GDR The Hostel
Ostel - GDR The Hostel
7 / 10
Wriezener Karree 5, 10243 Berlin
From $71 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe
  • Taxi service
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Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
". Our independent authors have visited Ostel Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Berlin."
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"Located in Berlin’s trendy Mitte district, Ostel is designed to look like a communist-era hotel."
Time Out Time Out
"For those who just can’t get enough of Ostalgie (nostalgia for the East), there’s a hotel Konsum (state-run market), which sells everything from plaster eggcups to chocolate DDR coins." Full review
Rough Guide Rough Guide
Star
"Step back into the GDR of the 1970s amid a haze of browns and oranges at this themed budget hotel a short walk from the Ostbahnhof."
BlackBook BlackBook
"Berlin's Ostel offers rooms and apartments for up to six people completely outfitted in commie décor, at prices equally reminiscent of the Eastern Bloc."
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Savoy Hotel Berlin
Savoy Hotel Berlin
7 / 10
Fasanenstrasse 9-10, 10623 Berlin
From $70 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"The elegant lobby area of this traditional hotel has a personal feel."
Frommer's Frommer's
"If you don't demand the full-service facilities of the grander choices but require a bit of class, this is the hotel for you." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"Rated among the most beautiful hotels in Berlin, the Savoy’s comfortable rooms and friendly atmosphere attract an exclusive clientele."
Time Out Time Out
"Erected in 1929, and a favourite of author Thomas Mann, this is a smart, stylish hotel with lots of low-key flair." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"This is just the kind of good old-fashioned hotel that is rapidly disappearing from the downtown scene." Full review
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All rooms are wired with free Wi-Fi, and business equipment is available upon request.
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