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Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel

Max-Brauer-Allee 277, 22769 Hamburg Germany
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#29 of 199 Speciality lodging in Hamburg
Instant sleep is an independent hostel in Hamburg with its own and a little unconventional style, located in the quarter 'Sternschanze'. Since 1999 we welcome guests from all over the world. Enjoy our relaxed atmosphere: about 50 persons can stay in the beds of our eleven differently designed rooms. So we are a good address especially for people travelling on their own or in small groups and looking for room to sleep.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, German


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N0MAD wrote a review Sep 2019
Perth, Australia92 contributions106 helpful votes
I spent a weekend here, and while it's a comfortable hostel in an interesting area, the name 'Instant Sleep' doesn't apply on Saturday nights because of the noise from the bar downstairs, punctuated occasionally by sirens. You soon realize why there's an earplug dispenser at reception. Sunday night was fine, though. The hostel has a pleasant, relaxed atmosphere, and the facilities you'd expect, including excellent wifi. Not luxurious, but it attracts a fun-loving crowd and is an enjoyable place to stay if you're in the area.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Sam W wrote a review Mar 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Staying here at the moment in a triple room. Absolutely perfect for our needs. Faultless. Cheap bed for a couple of nights and there is a small bar too! Thank you. Close walking distance to good nightlife! Would stay here again
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
Justine Dumoulin-Gagnon wrote a review Jan 2019
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It's perfect if you want to meet other travellers and be part of a community for a couple or days. Sheets are clean and smell fresh, the kitchen is very functional and kept clean and the price is ridiculously low. The showers are not the best, but they are maintained. The location was excellent: 10 minutes from the s-bahn by walk, near lots of bars and restaurants, shops, cafés, etc. Also, free coffee and tea all day long. The staff is very nice. There is just next door a fabulous breakfast restaurant, mamalicious, best pancakes I had in years. Thanks for the amazing stay! Justine
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
Jan v wrote a review Jan 2019
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Avoid at all costs during the weekend - you will be treated to ear-splittingly loud music from 10PM-5AM from the bar below. I tried to cancel my reservation for the second night because the noise was so extreme (way beyond “backpacker hostel noise disturbances” as mentioned on booking.com), but my request was denied by the hostel.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
IraTheStrange wrote a review Jul 2018
Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany18 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a private triple room. the beds were self builded out of wood so there is a lot of space at the bottom bunk up the the upper bunk. The communal area is composed of open kitchens, reception, tables / couches and a kind of small stage. It was a cozy globetrotting athmosphere. There were also many students temporarily staying at the hostel. I guess there are some little music show at the hostel but we did'nt stayed there in the evening. I did not like the bathrooms. Showers, toilets and sinks were all in a single room, no privacy at all and it could have been cleaner. The hostel is perfectly located in the Sternschanze district, a cool alternative scene area. Just a few tram stops away from St. Pauli and the famous Reeperbahn.
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Date of stay: August 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
US$40 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel?
Nearby attractions include The Schanzenviertel (0.4 km), Taste Tours Hamburg (0.4 km), and Exit2life (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and baggage storage.
What food & drink options are available at Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sudhang, Otto's Burger - Schanzenstrasse, and Bullerei.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and German.
Are there any historical sites close to Instant Sleep Backpacker Hostel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Alter Elbtunnel (2.0 km), St Nikolai Memorial (2.7 km), and Wasserkunst Kaltehofe (7.5 km).