Youth hostel floors in "Pro-social" in Berlin Marzahn Hostel
The 700 year old Marzahn, now with its tower blocks and surrounding modern infrastructure, is still preserved within the heart of the village.
The multifunctional house- conceptualised at the start of the 1980s by Professor Eisentrau- has fully met the most modern communication requirements. The 15,000 m² area houses a hall and studio stage, a swimming pool and sports hall, sauna and tanning studio, bowling, students' leisure centre, library, seminar rooms as well as the Malibu restaurant and disco/bar.
For nightowls: a night-bus takes you right up to the door!
Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) – LEZ stickers
By bus/train in Berlin's network system:
By underground U5, (direction Hönow) alight at station Elsterwerdaer Platz, then take
bus no. 190 to Blumberger Damm/
By S-Bahn (city-train) no. S7 (direction Ahrensfelde) to station Marzahn, then
bus no. 191 to bus station
Take train (S7) to the rail station (S-Bahnhof) Springpfuhl.
With the car / transit motorway:
From motorway A10/E55 (Berliner Ring) until exit Berlin Hellersdorf;
The "M" Gallery
...has developed since its opening in 1984 into an important location for constantly changing exhibitions of contemporary German and European art. 'Environments', installations, performances and video/multimedia exhibitions take their place next to paintings, graphics and plastic sculptures. The gallery is presented as a place of hyperactivity and communication.
...come to Berlin, to the youth hostel floors in the "Pro-social" house!
... good location for school trips to Berlin, children and youth groups as well as young individual travellers. Guests up to the age of 27 will fit right in here.
Those who want to experience someting special and get to know Berlin will feel right at home here!
Groups, singles, families as well as people with disabilities will experience much more here than just a place to stay for the night.
The floors of our "Pro-social" house are equipped with hobby-rooms. All guests and visitors will find numerous ways to spend their spare time in our hobby-rooms. The spacious outdoor area offers the perfect site for sport, games and open air parties (playing area and room for barbecues in front of the house).
The 2 storey youth hostel holds 90 places in 12 4-bed rooms with single beds, 12 2-bed rooms and 6 rooms for the disabled.
All rooms are separate and are complete with toilets and shower. On both floors, you will find a communal canteen and club lounge. The house contains a public phone-card telephone and a cash telephone: both floors have an inside-network phone for guests to receive calls. On the guest floor there is a cold and hot drinks vending machine which even sells soup!
Social projects take place on other floors in the house (separate from the floors for young guests). These floors are home to asylum seekers (including minors), refugees from war-torn countries and homeless people, as well as apprentices and internes from approximately 25 nations. So a multicultural community exists here spread over numerous floors. Every form of drug use is prohibited in the house, including alcohol abuse. Smoking is only allowed in the bedrooms- but not in the rest of the shared house
The youth rooms
In the local vicinity, you will find many shopping opportunities (Plus, Lidl) in addition to doctors' surgeries and chemists. At "Springpfuhl", there is a large shopping centre and a cinema (a few bus stops away). For relaxation, there is the recreation park Marzahn containing the largest Chinese gardens in Europe, the Japanese gardens (inaugurated in April 2003) or the Biesdorf castle with a large Spring festival. The is open-air festival 'Wuhlheide' also within easy reach.
In 30 minutes you can reach:
If you want to eat out of an evening, we recommend the "Zur Post" restaurant for good German food and traditional Berlin fare (2minute walk away).
Prices per room and night
Children up to the age of 6- half price!
Bedding and hand towels are included in the price. You can also let us cater for:
Breakfast: 3,50 euros/day/guest
We can also make up a packed lunch for you to take away- simply ask!
Prices for an apartment on one of the youth hostel floors of the 'Pro-social' house are set with this main objective: to offer inexpensive accommodation in north-east Berlin to young people, young families, school groups and other groups on a budget. In so doing, we function with public interest in mind.
'No dough, no go'? We aim to prove this wrong!
In collaboration with the local council, agencies and other partners we offer:
Multicultural meetings and events
The floors of our "Pro-social" house are equipped with hobby-rooms. All guests and visitors will find numerous ways to spend their spare time in our hobby-rooms. The spacious outdoor area offers the perfect site for sport, games and open air parties (playing area and room for barbecues in front of the house.
Using the facilities
Sport and games
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Experience tours on offer
Walking tours one day of experiences including a visit to the country laboratory.
E2 Assembly drains (Support drains
of Marzahn) in the middle of Marzahn you will see the technical net of drains.
E3 Holiday park of Marzahn Action, games and fun including the Chinese garden
E4 The "Pyramid" of Marzahn-a view from the top of the skyscraper (100 meter height).
E5 Museum of hairdressing- Walk through the history of hairdressing.
E6 Village Hohenschönhausen A walk through 6 centuries.
E7 Small Housing Estate (Paul-Koenig-Straße) An attraction of Hohenschönhausen
E8 Around the Oranke Lake Discover the area around the lake and notice a special kind of history of the former GDR.
E9 Oberseepark Visit of one of the most intersting areas in the north-east Berlin.
E10 between Post-billar and Coca-Cola-mountain History and development of the "Plattenbausiedlungen" (mass construction of high-rise flats) as one of the last projects of the former GDR.
E11 the backyards of Hohenschönhausen the history of the art of architecture.
E12 "Flusspferd"-settlement Visit to an extraordinary settlement, built during the 30years war as well as a visit to the fountain "Horses in the river".
E13 Citizens of Hohenschönhausen Which well-known people have lived in the district between Sandino-Strasse and Freienwalder Strasse?
E14 Water of Hohenschönhausen Development of the supply situation and the system of drains.
E15 From Prerower Platz to the Country park Walking and discovery tour from Hohenschönhausen to Malchow.
E16 Tabor-Church in Hohenschönhausen The history of the church is told by the precentor Mr. Jankowski.
E17 From Roland to Gertraude A discovery tour of the city of Berlin with the
you are interested in one of the famous adventure tours, please note the number
as well as the date of the planned tour you like to do at your appointement form
or your fax. Please notice that you have to request the chosen tour up to 4 weeks
before your arrival in Berlin.
Children do politics- meeting and tour with the neighbourhood detectives from the Marzahn child and young person's office.
B2 Leisure centre "Pappelhof" One day in the leisure centre with disco snack bar in the youth club.
B3 Were the Stasi everywhere? Visit to the memorial site Hohenschönhausen with discussion.
B4 Life in Marzahn, film-showing "Die da in der Platte", after which a discussion with young people.
B5 Life for immigrants in Germany. Interviews with young immigrants and asylum seekers talking about escape or banishment from their home countries
B6 No training...
so what now? Become familiar with the Springboard project and its participants with a social get-together at the end
B7 Visit to current exhibits (local history museum Marzahn) 20 year history of Marzahn to present day followed by a discussion with Dr. Teresiak (history workshop Marzahn).
B8 Political life in Berlin a day in the house of parliament.
Youth theatre in Hellersoder, visit to the "Weiten Theater" (e.g. "The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole) followed by a discussion with actors and peers. Also disco and snack bar.
K2 Get to know Marzahn circus life and take trial lessons with young artists.
K3 Children's-musical in Marzahn, visit to exhibitions and experiments for the child musical "Let the Fairytales Live" ("Lasst die Märchen leben"). Chance to meet young artistes.
K4 How did it sound at the time? Disco to GDR- music (1978-1989) from the music library "Mark Twain"; in conjunction with the Marzahn music school.
K5 Youth club meeting place, young people present their favourite club to you (concerts and dance performances).
K6 How does a recording studio work? With members of a young band, visit to the "Masterix" studio.
K7 Cinema trip- various performances in different cinemas around north-east Berlin.
Sport, action & fun
Sport tournaments: football, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, pool table and darts.
S2 Fun-sport roller-blades, skateboards. The "Liberty-Park" offers free use of BMX paths, dirt tracks for bikers, as well as a half pipe for skaters and a mini pipe.
S3 Keep fit
S4 Rocklimbing- fun climbing, having picnics and playing games.