Five Elements Hostel

Hostelscore:
71.5%
1762 reviews in the past 12 months from 7 sites

Reviews for Five Elements Hostel

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91%
by gerardmckee On 2023-08-15
Best place to stay in Frankfurt am Main. Very convenient location to the main train station (5 minute walk) and then the S-Bahn train to the airport.
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54%
by claudiacamm001102 On 2023-08-15
DO NOT GO HERE AS A SOLO FEMALE TRAVELLER. i know the hostel warns about the location but it is so much worse than i could have expected. at 8:30 in the morning after i arrived i stood right outside the hostel to have a smoke and was approached instantly by three druggie men asking me if i’m alone, how long i’m staying and where i’m staying. i obviously lied and said i wasn’t staying at the hostel and then had to do a loop of the block to get away from them. on my loop of the block i had another man approach me saying you me hotel sex and then offered me drugs aswell. the whole area is absolutely filled with crackheads i have never felt so unsafe. i only left the hostel to go to the shops because i was so scared and even in doing that was cat called and stopped multiple times. the actual hostel itself was not bad but the crackheads living on the street ruin it. Cannot express how much i would not recommend going here
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51%
by aAIJy8NUALa7GlbN On 2023-08-15
es un buen sitio, pero está en una zona repleta de p**ticlubs, y*nkies, etc etc. Literalmente habia gente fumando cr*ck en la puerta del hostal. A mi personalmente eso me arruino bastante la experiencia en Frankfurt y no mr senti muy seguro.
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80%
by Melisa Beatriz Cerda On 2023-08-14
First things first, this hostel is quite nice, clean, nice common areas, decent kitchen with everything needed for a simple meal, super friendly staff and a good atmosphere in general. That being said, the area as many other reviews say is pretty awful. I thought, you only have to walk two blocks from the station, how bad can it be? It's not the worst but you definitely feel uneasy. A lot of drug usage in plain sight, homeless people, broken glass everywhere and I could keep going. The good part is, in my experience, everyone was doing their own thing and didn't disturb you, but I felt quite unsafe. If you choose this hostel I would recommend not looking at anyone, mind your own business, ignore if they talk to you and try to not leave the hostel alone (you will surely make some friends there).
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80%
by Anonym On 2023-08-14
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70%
by Mariana On 2023-08-14
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70%
by Rixt On 2023-08-14
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80%
by alexloth753143 On 2023-08-14
The hostel is quite awesome despite its location, but to be honest the neighborhood is not as scary as most comments reflect : it is indeed a junkie street so I wouldn’t recommend you to be out there at night but during the day there not a lot to worry about since it’s a pretty dynamic place (nearby the train station).
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23%
by bfwwebster6523 On 2023-08-14
I got a bunch of bites by something in the night. Very loud and unsafe area.
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97%
by Anonymous On 2023-08-14
The hostel was really great and very safe, despite the sensitive area we were witness from the lounge windows. But the hostel was so close from Hauptbahnbof. And police was constantly present in the streets. Well I did fell unsecure at any moment inside the hostel. Staff was just wonderful. Moreover: coffee and tea free, pancakes party. I had a excellent 3 beds dorm. Noisy during the night because of the very odd neighbourhood.
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90%
by Aya On 2023-08-13
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90%
by Isa On 2023-08-13
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40%
by agosbrunoblanco On 2023-08-13
The hostel is located in the red light district. The location is just terrible, I was literally scared of going out, and I was raised in South America. You can see people over the window smoking crack while you are having breakfast. The staff was friendly but the location is just shocking.
via Hostelworld.com
77%
by timpatricksass8046 On 2023-08-13
Solid hostel with nice and spacious private rooms and all facilities you need. The location is unfortunately in the middle of the so called „Bahnhofsviertel“ which on one hand means it’s close to the central station, but it’s also known as the worst drug addict area in all of Germany. Be aware of that when booking. The hostel itself has a lot of measures in place to make you feel safe there though.
via Hostelworld.com
77%
by a5WV1wlg3mjR5Obg On 2023-08-13
Apart from the area the hostel was great
via Booking.com
80%
by Adrian On 2023-08-12
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100%
by Claudia On 2023-08-12
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80%
by Javier On 2023-08-12
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70%
by Natalia On 2023-08-12
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51%
by Anonymous On 2023-08-12
The hostel is very close of the main station and it’s a very dangerous area. I didn’t feel safe to leave the hostel. Too many drugs people on the streets. I would recommend stay near of the old city.
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57%
by asBxD3v2NzyEZEFJ On 2023-08-12
Too much noise outdoors, no air conditioning which makes it difficult to keep the room cool enough to sleep without having the windows open. Because it is in the red light district, it is too loud to sleep if the windows are open. Bathrooms are dirty and drains back up quickly, limiting showers to two minutes. Great people and atmosphere though.
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70%
by Enrique On 2023-08-11
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70%
by Mohsen On 2023-08-11
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80%
by Niklas On 2023-08-11
Die Atmosphäre im Hostel, die durch die vielen Backpacker aus verschiedensten Ländern entsteht, hat mir sehr gut gefallen. Direkt bei der Ankunft habe ich einen kostenlosen Tee getrunken und interessante Gespräche geführt. Die Lage ist super, um schnell überall zu sein. Die Restaurants in der Nähe sind ebenso authentisch.
In der Siedlung sammelt sich die Rotlicht- und Drogen-Szene Frankfurts. Dies scheint keinen Einfluss auf die Sicherheit zu haben. Einiges, wie zum Beispiel die Dusche, könnte besser gereinigt werden.
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70%
by Nikolai On 2023-08-11
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80%
by Yuliia On 2023-08-11
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77%
by santa2120032353 On 2023-08-11
La zona di questo ostello è davvero terribile, ma a parte questo, la posizione non è male e nei dormitori si sta bene. I servizi igienici sono puliti e la sera, nello spazio comune, c’è un clima davvero bello con cui passare il tempo bevendo qualcosa dal bar
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86%
by Anonymous On 2023-08-11
Hostel was very nice! The location is a bit cracky tho.... you have to be able to handle the fact that the sreets are filled with homeless addicts and such.... would go on the street alone as a woman but other than that I haven't felt extremely unsafe. Good price for what you get. Staff is friendly, beer is cheap
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50%
by Bram On 2023-08-10
Er was een leuke sfeer
De locatie is vreselijk. De wijk is slecht en onveilig.
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80%
by Gabriele On 2023-08-10
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80%
by Andrea On 2023-08-09
Sehr nah am Frankfurter Hauptbahnhof, die Gegend ist dementsprechend:( schön, dass es gesichert ist sodass man nicht unbemerkt reinkommen kann. Es war alles sauber und vollkommen ausreichend für eine Nacht. Sehr nette und hilfsbereite Mitarbeiter.
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70%
by Atalayselcuk On 2023-08-09
Tesisin çama??rhanesi ve check-out'tan sonra bile ücretsiz kullan?labilen dolap odas?n?n olmas? harikayd?.
Tesisin çevresi ve bulundu?u semt tren istasyonu olmas?na ra?men tekinsiz insanlarla dolu bir yerdi.
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70%
by David On 2023-08-09
The hostel is cheap and the staff is nice, and it's very close to the train People are nice, and they have a cute 8 ball down stairs
The neighborhood is pretty shaky, and the rooms were really hot with no air conditioning or fans, so you have to open the windows, and there is a lot of noise , cus this is a shaky neighborhood
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40%
by Mohamed On 2023-08-09
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77%
by Anonymous On 2023-08-09
Nice staff, the food was very nice, had a free dinner and the breakfast is worth the money. Place was very clean too. However people were screaming on the street all night long and it was extremely difficult to sleep. Understandable as it’s the red light district but I didn’t expect to have to watch out for needles every time I left the hostel.
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94%
by Anonymous On 2023-08-09
Muy buen hostal. Excelente todo. Lo único malo es que al pagar con tarjeta te cobran comisión. Por lo demás, excelente. Recomendadisimo
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40%
by Fernando On 2023-08-08
La ubicación. El personal muy atento. Limpio.
Esta en el barrio rojo. Rodeado de drogadictos, meretriz, lupanares y muy mal olor. Hay muchos ruidos y peleas en las calles. Es un barrio complicado pero sin peligro. Los drogadictos van a su aire.
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60%
by Tuttmann On 2023-08-08
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80%
by Ekin On 2023-08-07
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60%
by Jabir On 2023-08-07
Location is very central
When I went to my bed, the sheets weren’t clean and I had to ask reception to come to change it. Also the reception wasn’t that friendly when I asked question later when I genuinely didn’t understand and asked for follow up and instead my response was “I have no time to re-explain but I will do it anyway”.
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70%
by Mustafa On 2023-08-07
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80%
by Rafal On 2023-08-07
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91%
by a58uZFpYStteaAUK On 2023-08-07
Situé à côté de la gare, équipe sympa! Je conseille pour une nuit ou deux
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69%
by ekdeuring7403 On 2023-08-07
Location is terrible. Street is not safe. Other than that fine hostel no complaints.
via Booking.com
60%
by ?lena On 2023-08-06
Clean rooms, excellent internet, close to the main station
You need to be prepared for the location of the hotel. It was very noisy all night.
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100%
by Attila On 2023-08-06
Lage sehr gut, umgeben von der malerischen Altstadt von Frankfurt. Für alle Goethefans und Liebhaber der amerikanischen Travlerkultur bestens geeignet.
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100%
by Diego On 2023-08-06
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80%
by Elserafy On 2023-08-06
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100%
by Michael On 2023-08-06
Sehr sauber (Gemeinschaftsräume, Zimmer, Bett, Waschräume, Toiletten), Gutes Frühstück Sehr freundliches Personal Hohe Sicherheit im Haus, auch wenn die Lage des Hostels mitten im Rotlicht- und Drogenviertel von Frankfurt liegt. Aber im Haus alles super Sehr zentral in der Nähe vom Hauptbahnhof Immer gerne wieder!!!!
Lage des Hotels mitten im Rotlicht- und Drogenviertel von Frankfurt ( aber kein Problem, wenn man sich von niemanden ansprechen lässt) Sonst keine Negativpunkte
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60%
by Nur On 2023-08-06
Good value for money, good staff, extremely easy access to Frankfurt Main Station. Enables you to use the hostel as a hub to explore Frankfurt easily via the U bahn and S bahn. Fans are provided, two in each room (for the 6 bunk bed ones).
Someone didn't shower for days, and stank the whole room which was heavily unpleasant. Fortunately fans were provided and I pumped fresh air from outside as well as circulated the air in the room. Ceiling could use a fresh coat of protective putty and paint. Just a minor one-off issue. To be fair it was a cheap hostel so I couldn't really complain that much.