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a&o Berlin Kolumbus, Berlin
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a&o Berlin Kolumbus, Berlin

Genslerstraße, Berlin, 13055, Germany
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About the Property

a&o Berlin Kolumbus accommodation, located at Genslerstraße, Berlin, 13055, Germany, is the epitome of upscale student accommodation in Berlin. The property offers a contemporary dorm to female students, along with 4,6, and 8-bed dorms, which are modern and luminous. The accommodation also comes complete with a shared bathroom and kitchen. Additionally, thanks to the convenient locality of a&o Berlin Kolumbus, several well-known universities are easily accessible, such as New York University, Berlin and Arden University and the University of Europe for Applied Sciences.

Berlin is located in northeastern Germany on the river Spree, which runs through the city's centre. It is filled with culture, politics, media, and science. The economy is based on high-tech firms and the service sector and has a diverse range of creative industries, research facilities, media corporations, and convention centres. The city has a highly complex public transportation system. Located in the European Plains, it has a temperate seasonal climate, and one-third of the area consists of forests, parks, gardens, lakes, and canals. It has over 600 art galleries and hosts the Berlinale Film Festival, one of the largest public film festivals in the world. Berlin is a city that encapsulates the essence of modernity, innovation, and creative expression. Its vibrant economy, efficient transportation system, beautiful natural surroundings, flourishing art scene, and rich history make it an ideal destination for students seeking a truly immersive and enriching experience. Prepare to be captivated by the energy and spirit of Berlin as you dive into its diverse cultural offerings and forge lifelong memories in this dynamic and captivating metropolis. All in all, Berlin is one of the best places for students looking to start their educational journeys. Not only are there a number of world-class universities, but there are also various student accommodation options to choose from.


a&o Berlin Kolumbus accommodation comes in various configurations, including 4,6, and 8- 8-bedroom dorms and female dorms. Each student room comes with a bunch of amenities, such as a shared bathroom and kitchen, bunk beds, TVs (on request), lockers, and high-speed Wi-Fi. These dorms and rooms were designed specifically keeping students and their convenience in mind.

In regards to the common amenities offered by this student housing in Berlin, there is a bicycle hire service, karaoke, a lobby TV, Billiards, an ATM, table soccer, a washing machine, bus parking, a guest kitchen, kids’ corner, parking, E-car charger, a hotel bar, free Wi-Fi, and snacks! There are also 24-hours security services offered by this student housing in Berlin. With all these excellent amenities for students, a&o Berlin Kolumbus Berlin is one of the most preferred locations for students looking for a delightful stay!

Location and What's Hot?

As a student, it's important to prioritize spending time with friends and unwinding. a&o Berlin Kolumbus is specifically designed to enhance your experience and help you make the most of your social life. You can hop around to the most popular places, which are within a short walk from a&oBerlin Kolumbus accommodation. In addition, there are many well-known universities located close to a&o Berlin Kolumbus, such as Arden University, New York University, Berlin, IU International University of Applied Sciences, Quadriga Hochschule Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, and the German International University Berlin Campus. These universities not only provide the best quality of education but also help students with their overall development.

In addition to being closely located to universities, a&o Berlin Kolumbus is also centrally located and easily accessible for students. There are also a number of restaurants for students to explore, including Gasthaus Rustikal, La Picá de Deli Mel, Hong Phuc Restaurant, Medi’s Restaurant, Hotel 26, and Michelberger Hotel. The Gaststätte Lausbub bar is also located nearby, which can be a great place to unwind with your friends. Students can also visit the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial, which is again located very close to a&o Berlin Kolumbus. Additionally, for more convenience, there are a few supermarkets and grocery stores nearby, such as Lidl, CSB Schimmel Automobile GmbH - Hohenschönhausen, and Chopper & Scooter. Thanks to the abundance of restaurants and shops, a&o Berlin Kolumbus Berlin is one of the most preferred options for student accommodation in Berlin.

If students wish to explore Berlin better, they can also visit some of the most well-known tourist attractions, such as the Berlin Wall Memorial, Berlin Cathedral, Museum Island, the Palace of Tears, and the Berlin Zoo. In addition to offering insights into the history and culture of Berlin, these places are some of the most popular tourist destinations.


Having a good transportation system in place can drastically help students during their time in university. Not only can they manage their time better, but they will also have the luxury to explore parts of the city. Strategically positioned, a&o Berlin Kolumbus is a very short walk away from the Genslerstraße tram stop. Liebenwalder Str. Berlin bus stop is also located nearby for more convenience. With seamless access to public transport, it serves as a great spot for your urban explorations. And for those who prefer to drive, convenient parking facilities cater to hassle-free travel. Lastly, students also have the option to travel by taxis and cabs for their daily commute.

What will you get

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Common Amenities

Bicycle Hire
Lobby Tv
Table Soccer

Cancellation Policies (1)

  • Cooling Off Period
    Free booking cancellation in stipulated time

Payment Policies (3)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
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    Guarantor requirements and policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I still check in at the accommodation after 6 pm?

Guests with a FIX booking (cheaper rate; paid in advance) can arrive at any time without any difficulty. Guests with a FLEX booking (payable on site; can be cancelled free of charge by 6 pm) should call the accommodation and have their booking guaranteed by submitting their credit card details to a Customer Service Agent. Then you can arrive later without any problem. The credit card is for security purposes only – you can still pay on arrival. The card will only be charged if you do not arrive. Without a credit card, we cannot guarantee that your room will be available after 6 pm.

Can I park at the accommodation?

Almost every accommodation has its own parking lot or underground parking. Street-level spaces cost from 5,-€ per day.

What are Check-in/ Check-out times?

Check-in is possible at any time. Your room is ready for you at 3 pm. Check-out workdays is until 10am. Weekends and also holidays until 11 am.

What do I do if I forget something at the accommodation?

They would love to help you out! Just use their contact for a personal inquiry directly to the desired accommodation house. If they have found what you lost, they will send you a short manual for the pick-up request via DHL.

Can I take my pets to the accommodation?

Dogs are always welcome at all locations! You can bring a maximum of 2 dogs in your room for a fee of £11 per night and dog. Unfortunately, it is not possible to bring dogs into the multi-bed rooms, as it is possible that it would make other guests uncomfortable. For the same reason, we ask you not to bring dogs to the breakfast room. We appreciate your understanding

Can the bus of my travel group park at the accommodation?

There are bus parking spaces free of charge in close vicinity. Some accommodations offer bus parking spaces.

Can I check in earlier or check out later?

With our Early Check-in for 12,50€, you can enter your room at 11 am. On Weekends at 12 pm. - You can book this service for single, double or family rooms at the accommodation. The Late Check-out until 2 pm for 12,50 Euro allows you a nice and long sleep-in. Available also online.

Can I temporarily store my luggage at the accommodation?

You can store your luggage in our lockers. For groups there is also a free luggage room.

How do I get to the accommodation?

A precise description of the directions can be found on each location's website.

Can I prepare my own meals at the accommodation?

You can of course also bring your own food when staying with us. Our tip: It is best to check in advance whether the accommodation you have booked offers a guest kitchen where you can prepare your meals. You can find out either by reading the e-mail sent to you 48 hours prior to your arrival or by checking our website

Can I book tickets for sightseeing etc. at the accommodation?

They make it easy for you to find suitable attractions even before you arrive: When you book a bed or room online, you will be asked in the next step about additional services such as breakfast, parking and so on. At this point, they recommend the City Cards! These "cards" also include a ticket for public transport - museums and cultural and leisure facilities are thus greatly reduced.

Is there Wi-Fi at the accommodation?

Every accommodation offers free Wi-Fi in all public areas, such as the lobby or the bars, and in every room as well.

Can I also stay at the accommodation as a teenager?

From the age of 14 you can stay in their property all by yourself.  All you need is a signed declaration of consent from your parents and a copy of the personal identification from the parent who signed the form

What kind of catering do I get at the accommodation?

You can expect a rich breakfast buffet for only 9,30 €. Please note that prices may differ in countries where the euro is not accepted as a means of payment. You can book the breakfast online for 8,65 €. Children 6 and under get breakfast for free and young adults 18 and older pay full price.
Breakfast hours are Mon-Fri 7.00-11.00 am and Sat-Sun 7.00-11.00 am. For groups of 10 or more we also offer dinner (by arrangement). On request we prepare packed lunches for 6,90 € (groups of 10 or more get a 50ct discount). This includes a sandwich, fruit, a sweet and a drink.
We ask for your understanding, as lunch and/or dinner cannot be added for individual guests. However, you are welcome to book packed lunches in advance online or on site (one day before required).

Is there enough space in the community rooms for me and my group?

Yes, these offer ample space for smaller and medium-sized groups. Should the room still be too small we can make the dining area available (non-eating times only). For teachers and accompanying persons there is also a teacher and guide lounge, called the management lounge.

When can I regularly check in or check out?

Check-in is possible at any time. Your room is ready for you at 3 pm. Check-out workdays is until 10am. Weekends and also holidays until 11 am.

How do I get to the property management?

A precise description of the directions can be found on each location's website.

Can I send my post to the reception?

In general, this is possible. However, we do not accept formal deliveries. For the safe arrival of your postcards or parcels, please note the name of the receiver and the date of stay on the item. We will then deliver it to the guest.

How long can I use my parking space?

In general, you can use your booked parking space as soon as you have arrived. We usually have so many parking spaces in the cities with their own parking facilities that it is easy to find a previously free space. The right to use your parking space usually begins at the start of your stay with us, i.e. at the check-in and check-out times: 3 p.m. to 10 a.m. the next morning (or 11 a.m. at the weekend).

Can I store my bike at the accommodation?

Of course, you can bring your own bike and store it with us. If you are concerned about the pitch and security, please contact us with your booking no. either by email or call

Does the accommodation also offer barrier-free rooms?

You will find barrier-free rooms in almost all the accommodation.

Will my room be cleaned at the accommodation?

The rooms in the accommodation area as well as in the hotel area receive a daily needs check. For a careful and compatible use of resources, we avoid a daily complete cleaning with chemicals. We restock the hygiene articles, remove the rubbish and, of course, carry out a basic cleaning on departure. For the environment's sake, you can request a new towel at the reception in the hotel area (for a small extra charge) or simply leave your towel hanging on the hook in the bathroom for further use.

Can I smoke at the accommodation?

Since January 1, 2008 all of their locations are smoke-free.

Can I arrive at the accommodation without my own towels and bed linen?

All single, double and family rooms come with bed linen and towels. Only guests in multi-bed rooms need bed linen and towels, if they didn't bring their own. You get bed linen for 3.85€ and a towel for 1.65€ either at the reception or as an online feature when booking your stay.

Is there a play corner for kids with supervision from the management?

In every the management, there is a "Kids' Corner" with toys, a colouring board, crayons and children's books. In some properties the kids' corners even have slides or playhouses. Your children can let off steam while you relax and enjoy a coffee in the lobby or breakfast room. We do not offer in-house childcare, but we can offer you a good babysitting network for some cities, which you can contact independently.

Is there a room especially for women?

Of course we offer shared rooms with women-only occupancy. You can book these conveniently online - a pink band in the photo shows you the correct room category.

Can I become a regular guest at the accommodation?

As a "frequent traveller" you will receive special treatment at the accommodation - similar to the major airlines. For €69 you can order your accommodation Traveller Card at any reception desk or by phone/e-mail. If you need more than one accommodation Traveller Card, they would also like to accommodate you. The price of the second accommodation Traveller Card is 60€ and each additional one costs 50€. You can find all the advantages of this card for you as our guest here. Please understand that the Traveller Card cannot be combined with other accommodation discounts.

Do I have to pay a deposit for group bookings?

They don't request a deposit, but they request that groups behave themselves properly.

Is there a children's discount at the accommodation?

Up to the age of 7, your children stay in your room free of charge. Families usually choose the room category "family room" (designed for 4-6 people, in some hotels also for 8 people). The room rate is determined by the number of parents (legal guardians) travelling with the children. The little ones are always welcome. That's why we are happy to provide cots (up to 2 years recommended) and highchairs free of charge if required. You don't need to worry about anything - the children's discount counts automatically when you book. Therefore you can also combine other discounts.

How much are the cancellation fees at the accommodation?

It depends on the rate you booked. If you booked using our Flex-Rate, then you can cancel at any time. Otherwise, the room will be kept available for you until 6 pm on the day of your arrival. Please let us know if you will arrive later. The Fix-Rate is, as the name says, "fixed" and cannot be canceled. The price cannot be reimbursed even if you do not stay here. That's why this rate is especially low. For groups of 10 or more, there are special cancellation rules that you can find in

Is there a press discount at the accommodation?

Journalists get a 20% discount on overnight stays. MICE Travel Card holders also get to use this special price.

How can I pay at the accommodation?

You can choose from a pool of payment options. We offer you the convenience of paying your bill by instant bank transfer, by credit card (VISA or MasterCard), by Paypal or by direct debit. When paying by Paypal, we charge a processing fee of €2.45 if the amount to be paid is less than €200. You should only choose direct debit if your arrival does not take place within the next 5 days.

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The city is also celebrated for its culture, including iconic landmarks like the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag building, and the expansive Tiergarten. Its economic prowess is reflected in its position as a leading startup ecosystem in Europe. Berlin's educational landscape is diverse and prolific, contributing significantly to the city's global appeal. With a student population that thrives on creativity and intellectualism, Berlin student accommodation options are plentiful, catering to a variety of needs and preferences.

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Relocating to Berlin for studies can be a thrilling experience, especially with the plethora of options for student housing in Berlin. Berlin student accommodations can often be more affordable than on-campus options and enable students to establish a home-like environment. Explore some of the top-ranked student housing in Berlin that promise comfort, community, and connectivity to all academic and social spheres.

1. Schönhauser Allee 91, Berlin
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Cost of Living in Berlin

For students contemplating a move to Berlin student accommodation, accurate budgeting is fundamental to managing day-to-day expenses effectively. Known for its exciting student life and cultural diversity, the average cost of living in Berlin can influence pivotal decisions regarding student accommodation in Berlin and lifestyle choices. A student's monthly expenses in Berlin, excluding Berlin student accommodation, revolve around €850-€1,200, a figure that's essential for planning ahead and ensuring a comfortable stay during their academic pursuits.

1. Food & Groceries - €200 - €250
2. Transportation - €80 - €100
3. Utilities (including internet) - €220 - €350
4. Clothing - €42 - €80
5. Sports & Leisure - €60 - €80

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Student travel in Berlin is exceptionally convenient, offering affordability and accessibility right at your doorstep. The city is equipped with numerous public transportation options that resonate well with students' needs for quick and cost-effective travel. Let's delve into the specific modes of transportation that make student accommodation in Berlin an urban mobility haven.

1. Buses
Berlin's extensive bus network operates around the clock, offering services that connect you to the farthest corners and Berlin student accommodation. Travel frequency varies based on route and time of day, but rush hour services typically run every 5-10 minutes. Fares start from €3.00 - €4.00 for a single ticket, and various travel cards, such as the Berlin WelcomeCard or the monthly subscription, are available for those who want to save on frequent trips around their student residence Berlin.

2. Metro (U-Bahn & S-Bahn)
The U-Bahn and S-Bahn systems are the arteries of Berlin's public transport. These trains are punctual, running every 2-5 minutes during peak hours. A single journey costs as little as €3.00 - €4.00, but the Berlin Travel Card can reduce your costs significantly, letting you travel farther from your Berlin student accommodation.

3. Cycling Options
For the environmentally conscious and health-centric student, cycling is an excellent option. Berlin is a bike-friendly city with numerous cycling lanes around student housing in Berlin. There are bike-sharing schemes like nextbike, offering convenient rentals.

Explore Berlin student accommodation options with amber, and enjoy seamless travel connections to BIMM Berlin and other significant locales. The Berlin student accommodations, available through amber, ensure that convenience is matched with comfort and style for every student’s needs. Discover apt and affordable living in a city that's as vibrant and dynamic as the academic journey ahead.

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3. Berlin Wall Memorial
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6. East Side Gallery
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8. Potsdamer Platz

Universities in Berlin

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As the vibrant capital city of Germany, Berlin stands as a beacon for higher education, hosting a plethora of prestigious institutions that draw in students from across the globe. Known for its thriving cultural scene and rich history, Berlin is an ideal locale for those looking to pursue their academic endeavors.

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