Wombat's City Hostel Munich

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The Hostelz.com Review

When looking for a great place to stay in Munich, Wombat's City Hostel Munich will provide anything and everything. This hostel is clean; safe; and above all else, it is a fun place to stay!

The Location

Located in the heart of Munich, Wombat's City Hostel is surrounded by everything a traveler will need. If arriving by train, the hostel is only one block from the train station (Munchen Hauptbahnhof). There are multiple metro stations within a few blocks of the front door. There are several choices for food in the local area, including the super market Lidl, which is located on the south side of the block.

Rooms and Bathrooms

In the six-bed dorm room, expect to have more than enough room to be comfortable. The beds are spaced out enough to give the room much more openness. In the center of the room is a large, wooden bench table. The lockers are spacious and are locked/unlocked using the magnetic strip on the room key card. The bathrooms in the room and public areas are clean during all hours of the day and evening. Each day between noon and 2 p.m., cleaning crews work on the dorm rooms, which keeps everything fresh. The rooms also include large windows, which provide plenty of natural light.

Common Spaces

The indoor courtyard is an excellent place to relax or socialize with other travelers. Along with plenty of chairs and tables, the courtyard has a long, wraparound couch against the wall that can fit a dozen people. Throughout the room, there are also power sockets to keep your electronics charged up.

The next room behind the courtyard is the hostel bar. The bar is enormous and even includes some couches in the very back of the room. On busy nights, expect close to a hundred people packed into the hostel bar. The beer prices are slightly lower than the outside bars, and they do have specials each night of the week. The bar is also the location of the breakfast buffet. If getting breakfast at the hostel, be sure to take advantage of the panini toaster!

Summary

If there is anything negative about this hostel, it is the cost. The breakfast and laundry services are a bit more expensive than other hostels. It would also be nice to see the hostel bar have a larger price difference than other local bars and restaurants. Wombat's City Hostel Munich is a large and exciting place to stay. If you're looking for a quiet place to rest, this hostel may be a bit too much; expect a party atmosphere but with hotel-like rooms and service.
by jwootten2
Hostelz.com Staff Reviewer
2016-08-05
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(Location is approximate. You may need to pan/move to find "Wombat's City Hostel Munich" at Senefelderstrasse 1.)

Location/Contact

Address
Senefelderstrasse 1, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Coordinates
48.138846, 11.560395 (accuracy not guaranteed)
Location
Website
www.wombats-hostels.com
Telephone
+49 (89) 599 89 180
Fax
+49 (89) 599 89 1810
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Hostelz.com Guest Reviews

 
Complete party hostel
Fantastic for party animals, terrible for anyone else. The worst rooms are on the first floor, but the bar music can even be loudly heard in the corridor and second floor until 2am. Alcohol fueled youngsters will shout in the courtyard until midnight. Really needs to book rooms for partygoers on the inside/ first floor, and modify the deafening bar music. It would be nice to have access to a kettle for late cup of tea, it's locked 10pm until 6am understandable in a way for how alcohol fueled people are, but why not have access by reception outside normal hours, or a water bottle filling station? Not fun for City explorers/light party people or sensitive sleepers.
Anonymous
Age 25, Welsh
2019-09-14
 
Good but very loud
Great staff, nice amenities, good room with en suite, but our room that overlooked the street was really loud at night.
kristin
2015-07-26
 
Had a great time in wombat
Staff are really nice and polite. Good facilities, Like the bar especially. providing great environment for meeting new friends.
Alice
(HongKong)
2015-03-28
 
Good choice
The bathroom is clean and the atmosphere is so nice. There is a bar and a garden with hammocks. The guys there are also very nice, they give helpful tips, make jokes, and the reception is round the clock. I can't find some reason not staying there next time except Nov is not a good season for traveling cause a lot of attractions are closed.
Jing
2014-11-11
 
Great location
Very central location, clean rooms and great security. Wifi connection was a bit poor and was very frustrating.
Gabby
Age 24, Australian
2014-09-17
 
Couldn't be better
Everything was perfect -- clean facilities, free lockers, free guided tours of the city from the lobby (to include a beer garden tour with free beer + schnapps shot!), cheap breakfast, and cheap drinks at the bar. The location is a block away from the main train stations, and everyone was extremely friendly. Only con was a little difficulty with the WiFi, but it can be accessed easily from the common area. Definitely where I'm staying when I go back to Munich.
CatheeL2014
Age 26, USA
2014-05-06
 
Generally everything was good!
Location, price, and facilities were all of excellent calibre! Would really recommend this hostel!
Sharon
2013-12-21
 
Great place with friendly staff
The place is right next to the main train station and it's really easy to find. It is modern, the staff is friendly and helpful, the dorms are comfortable and you can get a room for as cheap as 15€ per night during the week. The breakfast is not included, however you get a coupon for a free beer/wine at the check-in. All in all, a very pleasant stay.
chaser
2013-11-27

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