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Lotte - The Backpackers

Burgweg 3, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Brisbane, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just spent two nights here in dorm room...great location...great atmosphere....Carmen is great host....ideal location so easy to find.....NO wonder this is the Best Hostel in Germany 2014 - I lived every minute..don't stay anywhere else but here.....PS This is not.a party hostel...but a warm cosy home away from home... J Australia

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big Thumbs up to everybody at Lotte. We had a great stay in July. Even though it is a Backpackers we felt at home. We are a mature couple and like the atmosphere, friendliness and meeting a lot of different people. We had a double room at the top ( no 8 ) it was a bit noisy but... More

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Seattle, Washington
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was amazing! I'll try not to get too excited and speak with clarity. 15 min bus ride from Heidelberg Hbf, only about 50 feet from the bus stop. Super convenient. Easy to find. Walked in and was welcomed by Carmen, who I assume owns the place. She is awesome! Super nice, super welcoming. Having lived in South Carolina... More

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Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We read your review and we are all happy about your kind words. Hope to see you again soon! More

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a couple of nights and were warmly welcomed by Carmen who showed us to our room which was, I believe, the biggest of the three private rooms. It was very spacious and comfortable and opened into the shared kitchen which was extremely well equipped. The location couldn't be better for meandering around the old town. This... More

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Gjovik, Norway
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a total of four nights in this hostel. First off, its location is excellent. For communication, it is located 10 minutes by foot from the Heidelberg-Altstadt S-Bahn station, a bus station for the city route (which takes you to the Hbf) is right outside the door, as is the funicular to the Königstuhl. The stairway and footpath leading... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very excited to stay here after hearing great things about it! We had issues with our train in Frankfurt and the station ended up paying for a taxi all the way out to Heidelberg. I had called ahead to say we were going to be arriving late even before the train mishaps, and we didn't end up arriving... More

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Carmen S, Owner at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Well travelled people can read between the lines for sure and they can imagine what really happened. I would protect my other guests next time again. The other girls of this group think so, too, it seems. They apologized when leaving. More

Berlin, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I stayed in this hostel for one night in a double room private because I had business in Heidelberg. First surprise: the room was actually cheaper than the price I booked it for (I didnt pay for 2 people in order to have the room by myself but just the price for 1 person plus a small extra). The hostel... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I stayed here with two friends this past Christmas season. We'd all stayed in hostels before but agreed that this one was exceptionally clean, well-maintained with a friendly owner/host. I loved how homey it was; the kitchen was cute and it was nice just sitting on the sofa and having a cup of free tea or cereal while enjoying the... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

After staying here, I will always choose a hostel over a hotel. We had a great time and everyone was very friendly. We could buy wine and beer from the front desk - best part of it! We also could use the washing machine and drying rack for 2 Euros. The hostess allowed us to have friends over and cook... More

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Calgary, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Though I was only here one night, it was one of the best hostel stays I have experienced. I had arrived at the train station in the morning with no hotel/hostel reservations, and with some help from the Heidelberg tourist office, managed to snag the last room here at Lotte. Bright, clean, recently renovated (yet still had character and charm)... More

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Address: Burgweg 3, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Location: Germany > Baden-Wurttemberg > Heidelberg
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Our hostel “Lotte” is located in the heart of the Old Town of Heidelberg. You are going to reside in one of the classic mansions of Heidelberg, a dwelling house with a rich tradition. It is situated directly below the castle, by the foot of the castle hill. Our eight guest rooms (there are currently seven of them available) are decorated and furnished in either antique- or retro-fashion style. The classic ambience is surely going to give you the feeling of being taken back to the good old days. ... more   less 
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