Travel Back in Time to Former East Germany

Travel back in time to former East Germany at the Ostel hotel in central Berlin.

Our guesthouse in the “Berlin Mitte” district offers you a unique experience. Travel with us back to the former East Germany, the GDR, starting with the original GDR furniture to a city tour in a Trabant vehicle.

Link - via Buzz

Newest 5
Newest 5 Comments

I'm afraid I haven't seen "Goodbye Lenin", but I will.

My girlfriend is actually born in former East Germany and recognizes A LOT of the interior design from the Ostel hotel. They didn't have much to choose from back in the old East German days. It was a very, very limited set of furniture you had to choose from. If you wanted a bed, you could pick Bed1 or Bed2. If you wanted a kitchen table, you could pick Table1 or Table2 - more or less.

Believe or not, they had to queue for at least 10 years to get a Trabant. When they finally had the chance to get one of those cardboard cars, the wall came down. :)
Abusive comment hidden. (Show it anyway.)
This is "Travel Back in Time" (only). In my friend flat time stopped in '78 (and many many more flats are the same).
P.S. I live in Poland, Kielce - my friend city :)
Abusive comment hidden. (Show it anyway.)
Login to comment.

Email This Post to a Friend
"Travel Back in Time to Former East Germany"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.


Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
Learn More