Eastern Comfort Hostelboat

Muehlenstrasse 73 - 77, on the river SPREE, Berlin, Germany, 10243

Overall Rating: 85

The hostel boats 'Eastern Comfort & Western Comfort', looks forward to welcoming you on board with its unusual atmosphere which is unique to Berlin! They are located directly at the border between Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain. The boat “Eastern Comfort” is moored only 10 meters away from the 'Berlin Wall'. The boat “Western Comfort” is 250 metres Walking distance away. You can be in “Mitte” & "Prenzlauer Berg" in 10 minutes with public transportation.

Cabins “Eastern Comfort”: 1st class: large double-bed cabins with a modern bathroom and large Windows. Bed linen & towels incl. 2nd class with portholes: double cabins also have their own bathrooms and 'french'-beds (125wide), the three-bed rooms have one bunk bed and a single bed, and four.-bed have two bunk beds. Cabins "Western Comfort" : double bed cabins and triple bed cabins (one bunk bed and a single bed). All with shared shower and toilette. The shared community bathrooms are centrally located on the upper deck and the spacious roof terrace sets the perfect setting for relaxing and absorbing Berlin. For 2nd class cabins "Western Comfort" bring your own bed linen or rent it at the reception for 5euros / pers once. For security reasons, children under 6 years of age & non- swimmers are not allowed on board. Also pets because we have a cat.


Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Laundry service
  • CafĂ©
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Outside area


Rating Type
85 Overall
90 Atmosphere
93 Staff
90 Location
77 Cleanliness
76 Facilities
89 Safety
0 Fun
82 Value

Important Information

The 'Eastern Comfort' is composed with 1st and 2nd class cabins all of them ensuite, first and second class Eastern Comfort Cabins come with towels and linen included as of the first of Feb 2013. Our new boat “WESTERN COMFORT” is moored just next to “eastern comfort”. It offers 18 x 2nd class cabins with large windows. Showers and toilets are central located outside the cabins on the upper deck. All services like reception check in/out, breakfast, lounge etc. only on “eastern comfort”. Perfect for low budget travelers because all the cabins are with shared showers and toilets. Here, linens and towels if needed can be rented at a one time fee of 5 Euro/pers. Half our cabins on the boats have water view, the other half land view of the Berlin Wall. The earlier you book, the longer you stay with us the greater the chance to get a cabin with water view The boat is equipped with a modern central heating system in every cabin to ensure comfort and enjoy the crackling fire in our stoves while eating breakfast, during colder times of the year. We offer: - FREE boat trips on the river Spree (on request and dependent on the weather) - 2euros discount on the 1st drink in our lounge ( for each arrival) - A multi-lingual staff who are friendly and knowledgeable, offering excellent advice on tours, museums, galleries, shopping and of course night life. - W-Lan/wi-fi hot-spot free of charge (your own computer on both boats) - internet 1€/half hour (our computer on Eastern Comfort”) - no curfew, open 24h with door code - reception: 8h00 - 24h00 (Eastern Comfort) - check-in 16h00 - 24h00 (earlier check-ins can store their luggage at their own risk) Western Comfort check in 17h00-24h00 - check-out 11h00 midday (12h00 on Western Comfort) - boat shuttle (sometimes ;-) ) - “all you can eat/drink” breakfast 8:30am-11:00am only 6€ - if needed, valid for second class Eastern or Western Comfort, bed linen incl. towels 5euros / pers once - non smoking (smoking allowed on the outside deck) - bicycle-hire 12€/day - laundry service 5€/load - visa, master, EC, cash preferred - shops/supermarket/cheep food within walking distance - free city maps, free walking tours - free city magazines/event guides Concerning bookings for groups ( from 8 persons): please be aware that we refrain from having larger groups during our peak season, since we consider ourselves a rather relaxed hostelboat ( quiet from 11pm till 8am). We reserve the right to refuse accomodation and terminate directly with the agent, should a larger group book over an agent