Group of 8 (males) went to the Oktoberfest in Munich, but the city was full, so we commuted from Regensburg. The hostel has a kitchen, with fridge, everything you need, and a shop with all the basics, at a reasonable price. You need a key, which costs 10 euro deposit. The dorms are like a youth hostel with bunk beds. They are comfortable, if you do not have a sleeping bag, the linen is about £3. Showers and toilets are clean, plenty of hot water, yes some of the showers are push button, but the alternative is people leaving them on, and, it is no hardship to press a shower button. Book out is 1200 hrs, so plenty of time to hang around if you want.
The staff were helpful, the online booking was useful, although the cleaner was a day ahead of us in terms of our leaving date. There was a locker in our room, but no lock, a bit hit and miss really if you are worried about your valuables, especially if you are sharing the room with up to 9 other people.
The city is stunning, plenty to see and do, lots of good food and breweries. Warning...this medieval city is based on a grid, and is a big place. Drink lots of beer and unless you know where you are going expect to get lost and be wandering in the wee small hours looking for the place. That' s the nature of the city.
Good Irish bar around the corner "Murphy's Law" a warm welcome, good German beer, big TV (the rugby world cup was on) and Pete turns out a top breakfast for about 9 Euro.
Ladies, a word of warning - there were 8 males (us) in room 3 and the management placed a young female alone in our room. If she was my daughter, then I would not have been happy, but maybe she had been told the score and made her choice.....
Overall, good value, excellent location, plenty of places to get a breakfast within a very short distance. As an individual, good value, as a couple I would add a bit to the £30 to get a hotel room.
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