Circus Berlin Hostel

Welcome To The Circus Hostel

The Circus Hostel is ideally located in the centre of Berlin amongst an excellent selection of bars, restaurants, clubs, museums and sights. With the U-Bahn on our front doorstep, all corners of the city are easy to reach.

The hostel is the perfect place for backpackers and travellers to make themselves at home. We offer everything from dorm beds to studio apartments. Our comfy lounge area has a fun and colourful design that is typical to The Circus, and is a friendly place to hang out and meet interesting people from all over the world.

At the Circus Café our renowned all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet is served late into the early afternoon in case you want a lie in, and downstairs in the bar is our microbrewery, the Circus Hostel Brewing Company, with an exciting and lively atmosphere, and of course our very own beer, to see you through the night.

And as for the cherry on top, we have a wide selection of in-house events to keep you all on your toes, with craft beer nights, live DJs, trivia evenings and sports screenings. There’s never a dull moment at the hostel!

Best Price & Availability

You are always guaranteed the best price and availability when you book directly with us and here's why;

  • Best price
  • Best availability
  • Full flexibility
  • Security
  • No fees or commissions

In addition to this, we can help you, by email or phone, find the greatest selection and availability, as not all our rooms are available through third parties, but rather, with us.

For the full selection and the best price, book direct with us through our website, by telephone or email. We look forward to your reservation!

Special Offers

For even better value, check out our special offers.

Fun times in our dorms

Something a bit more private

Expect all this and more

With our international and well-travelled team at The Circus, we know what travellers need. If you have any questions, please do let us know.

  • All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet until 1pm
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour reception, late checkout at 12 noon & no curfew
  • Luggage storage, safe & personal lockers
  • Comfy beds & free bed sheets
  • Bike rental
  • No lock-out, no curfew
  • Keycard access
  • Wheelchair accessible with own showers and toilets
  • In-house bar & café, and 24-hour shop across the street
  • In-house microbrewery – Circus Hostel Brewing Co.
  • Hairdryers, alarm clocks, phone chargers, etc. to borrow
  • Events, music, sports, trivia nights
  • Tours: insider tours, DIY tours, free walking tours

Find Us

The Circus Hostel is located on Weinbergsweg at Rosenthaler Platz in the Mitte district, the centre of Berlin.

  • The Circus Hostel
  • Weinbergsweg 1a
  • 10119 Berlin

Getting Here

Public Transport:

From Airport Schönefeld:

Take the Airport Express to Alexanderplatz. From there take the U-Bahn and take line U8 in direction Wittenau two stops to Rosenthaler Platz.

From Airport Schönefeld you will need an ABC public transport ticket to get into the city.

From Airport Tegel:

Take the Bus 128 in direction Osloer Straße to the end of the line. At Osloer Straße, go down into the U-Bahn station and take line U8 in direction Hermannstraße. Get off at Rosenthaler Platz.

From Hauptbahnhof (Main Train Station):

Tram: Take Tram 8 direction Ahrensfelde. You can buy a short trip, "Kurzstrecke" at the ticket machine in the tram. Get off at Rosenthaler Platz.

Bus: Take Bus 142 from Europaplatz in front of the main station, direction Ostbahnhof. You can buy a short trip ticket from the driver. Get off at Rosenthaler Platz.

S-Bahn: Follow the signs for the S-Bahn (White "S" on green background) and take any eastbound train to Alexanderplatz. From there go downstairs to the U-Bahn and take line U8 in direction Wittenau for two stops to Rosenthaler Platz.

From the Central Bus Station (ZOB)

Cross the street to S-Bahn station Messe Nord/ICC. From here, take the ring S-Bahn (S41) in the clockwise direction until you reach Gesundbrunnen. There you change to the U-Bahn (U8) in the direction Hermannstraße. Get off at Rosenthaler Platz

By Car:

Emission Certificate: Every car that enters the “Environmental Zone” (the area within the suburban rail ring, including our district Mitte), needs an emission certificate. There are different ways to obtain an emission certificate such as gas stations, garages, online (, and especially for international guests, from the Berlin city government. Note: Other EU countries may have a similar certificate that can be used here also.

For more information about vehicle regulations and the emission certificate see the Visit Berlin website, and do not hesitate to contact us with any of your questions.

Let's Talk

Our friendly staff at The Circus are always happy to hear from you regarding bookings at The Circus Hotel, more information, or general queries.
  • Phone: +49 (0) 30 2000 39 39
  • Fax: +49 (0) 30 2000 393 699
  • Email:
  • The Circus Hostel
  • Weinbergsweg 1a
  • 10119 Berlin
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