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Hotel Goldener Hecht

Steingasse 2, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Ranked #41 of 79 Hotels in Heidelberg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We have stayed in this hotel twice now, in 2011 and again in 2013. It is old school, old style and really lovely. We stayed in the mark Twain Room if I recall correctly. The floor slopes and when you open the wardrobe the door stays open because of the slope. But the building is 300 years old or so... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Charming old European hotel. Good value for the location. 11 euro breakfast is worth it, but you have to reserve in advance because of the small breakfast room. About a 10 minute walk from the Alt Stadt S-Bahn station. Walk everywhere from the hotel.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Arrived at night. Could not see unloading area for luggage. Not well marked. Parking 3 blocks away, not kidding. Room was on outside wall. Heard all the street noise and loud conversations until 3:00 a.m for two nights. Lobby is up a flight of stairs, careful if you have a lot of luggage. Would rather pay an extra $25/$50 for... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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63 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The hotel is great value for money, clean and just located by the old bridge. The hotel has limited room but the room I stayed was just great, big and unexpected high standard. Most importantly, the hotel is close to tourist attractions and the business street. Great value for money.

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4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The hotel was nice. A bit old but clean and in perfect condition. Location is great, in front of a bridge, popular with tourists. The hotel's restaurant was also very good, 4.5/5! I would definitely choose this hotel again in the future!

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Going back to Heidelberg for a weekend of re-union with myself only 40-some years after I went to Heidelberg to learn German, I stayed the night at the Goldener Hecht. Friendly greeted by the receptionist, I got the room number 12 directly oposite the Town Bridge Gate, she told me that the breakfast room was wuite crowded, maybe I would... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a pretty basic hotel but it definitely has it's charm. It's old...and feels like it. So if you're looking for a luxurious room with all the modern amenities....look elsewhere. However, if you want to feel like you've traveled back in time, this is actually kind of a neat place. Now I don't mean that you have to use... More 

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Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This hotel is in the best location for the old bridge and the view from our room was superb but that is the only good point about it. The room was probably the most basic we have stayed in for a long time and the bed was atrocious, looked like two straw filled mattresses and felt about the same. There... More 

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New Delhi, India
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Stayed in this hotel for a night in December 2014; the hotel is perfectly located to not only explore Heidelberg but also to soak in the charm of the old city. The 'modern' amenities such as a lift are not present but who wants to spoil the experience of an authentic medieval building with such intrusions!! The rooms are perfectly... More 

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Cambridge
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7 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This hotel is right in the middle of the old town Heidelberg - and as such is a good location for exploring the rest of the city. However, the rooms lack temperature control and are staggeringly hot. Opening a window doesn't resolve sleep issues as the streets are very noisy outside. The staff were moderately served their purpose but were... More 

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