Black and yellow, cosy and social engagement - the Superbude St Pauli in Hamburg is a unique hostel on many levels. During your breakfast there may be a live concert and your chair can be an actual wheelbarrow. At Superbude Hamburg many things are different. A review.
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Location advantage and Neighborhood of Superbude St Pauli
The hostel is located in the district called Altona-Altstadt, where you are in walking distance to the best bars and clubs in town! The Hostel is surrounded by many shopping opportunities, and the famous Sternschanze is a short 10 minutes walk away. The main station of Hamburg is a short 6-minute ride with the S-Bahn from Superbude St Pauli. We love the area as it is Hamburgs most alternative, cool neighborhood with so many bars and restaurants, street food vendors around the corner.
Arriving by car? No problem. Around the corner there are many parking spots, available from 6€ per day. Just ask at the reception and they will hand you over a paper of options for parking. We parked only 3 blocks away.
Superbude St. Pauli, Juliusstr. 1-7, 22769 Hamburg, Germany
All room types at Superbude St. Pauli
Private Room Types available: Double Room, Triple Room, Quadruple Room, 5-Bed Room, and the ASTRA Rockstar suite for 6 people
Shared Room Types available: 4-Bed Dorm
Not sure what room to pick? Our guides will help you to decide:
We are excited to introduce you to Superbude Sankt Pauli in Hamburg City, Germany. The sister-hostel is Superbude St Georg.
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The design-led hostel is located in Hamburg’s hippest neighborhood, St Pauli. No doubt, you will have heard of the famous football club FC Sankt Pauli.
Superbude shows their love for the city, design, street art and music all over the place. There are lyrics printed on walls, design elements like boxes and ropes from the harbor everywhere.
There is a fantastic video showing you around the accommodation. Just click and kick-back. It’s a nice walk around the hostel, from the reception to the kitchen club and rooms.
In addition, there is a 50m long yellow wall in the lobby incorporating most functions needed for the hostel while giving a nice touch of colour.
The hostel-hotel really takes the hostel game to a new level.
Combining high quality standard with a great sense of humor and style.
Our favorite at the Superbude Hamburg their Astra Rockstar suite, which is made for up and coming bands.
The giant bed for 6 people (by the way: most likely the biggest bed in Europe) can be converted into a stage, giving young artists a space and an audience to perform their music and a place to crash at the same time.
The location is just great, you are in walking distance to the best bars and clubs in town, ask the staff for their favorite one and start exploring!
The area is called Schanze.
The hostel in Hamburg has it all – and we mean seriously everything: Design, character, charm, top location, …
The Superbude Hamburg in review
Let’s get a waffle with real Nutella from the breakfast buffet, along with a good coffee. It it time to dig into the details.
WHY is Superbude Hamburg one of the best hostels in Hamburg, Germany?
We will walk with you through the details….right after we finished our Nutella waffle!
1. You can’t be more green than that
These guys are super green!
Apart from only using electricity from renewable energy, they have a super economical heating system, only use LEDs for their special energy saving light design, save water wherever they can and almost stopped printing altogether (and if they have to it’s obviously on recycled paper).
They even have anti-allergenic mattresses and special eco cleaning supplies.
To complete all this, of course they waive small packing materials for their delicious breakfast buffet (try the waffles!).
Instead, they offer coffee from a local roastery, tea from organic farming, and fair trade produce from local farms and family-owned businesses.
With all this, they still look super stylish.
It is just another proof: A fabulous design and being Eco-friendly can fit.
At Superbude Hamburg you will get a design hotel for a hostel budget.
There are several creative references to the close harbor like ropes and materials used for transportation, giving the hostel an authentic character, while still appearing young and fresh due to their yellow color scheme.
There are hanging rails made of scaffolding, tiny anchors hold your towel and portable lamps that look like they came straight from the harbor.
As it is written in German, here is the story in a nutshell:
During her trip to Hamburg Juli experienced a sad breakup. Quite understandable, that left her back with a mixed feeling about the whole Hamburg trip. This included the Superbude Hotel. As a blogger, Juli was supposed to write a small review about the hostel in exchange for a sponsored stay. But well, due to the unfortunate circumstances she contacted the managers, apologizing and that she’d be happy to pay for her stay. She just didn’t want to remember the trip to Hamburg anymore – just leaving it behind.
And the reaction?
Instead of sending her an invoice, they send her an email loaded with positive energy. And not just that. A few days later Juli received a mini-package with flower seeds for different colorful flowers. The attached letter wrote “as a cheer-up and with the best wishes for a colorful spring”.
Juli did not write a review of the hostel, but a love letter!
You know a hostel must be outstanding, when it has the local stamp of approval.
You can rent a bike or a long board to discover the city or simply stay in, hanging out in their kitchen club, feasting on free Nutella sandwiches.
You won’t believe how socially engaged Superbude is!
They take part in “Movember” (you know, where guys grow mustaches and collect money against cancer for looking stupid), they spread seed-balls for more flowers in the city, every now and then they even grow strawberries in the rooms for their guests.
With several cooperations and their own in-house stage they support young artists by offering them a stage and an audience. Wow!
Hamburg is an absolute music-town, and the Superbude has a deep passion as well for music.
Here are a few songs to put on your Smartphone, Mp3 player, and whatever the cool kids are using nowadays:
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