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Heart of Gold Hostel

1.5 of 5 Johannisstr. 11, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Caxias Do Sul, RS
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In Mitte and less than two blocks away from the metro, it's strategically located in one of my favorite parts of the city. Rooms are big, clean and have a lot of light, staff is nice, common areas are cool. All these for a good price: a great option in town.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the hostel for 4 nights and we will go back! Very clean, friendly and the best location!! Free tea and coffee available all day, 24 hours reception, 24 hours bar, wifi in the rooms, all that for a great price! There is not doubt, whenever we go back to Berlin, we will be staying there again!!

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Wodonga, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys are pretty bloody rad, we got there and was kinda disappointed that we didn't get a double in the three bed private room we booked on-line (2 bunk beds instead!). Anyway I didn't phase us to much as we love Berlin and have never stayed in this hostel before.... It's clean, friendly staff, great cheap bar, nice surroundings... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now don't get me wrong, I loved the hostel! Creatively using the theme of Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy to make a really fun little hostel. The positives: 1) It's like the cheapest hostel in Berlin 2) Great location; right in the city center! 3) Fun staff who were always ready to help There were a few negatives however: 1)... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free coffee, tea all the time. Wifi only works in the lobby. No laudry. Clean and comfortable bed! Location is very close to city center and metro station! Note: you have to pay 0.5euro per 30mins to use computer in lobby and it doesn't work very well.

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very helpful staff, clean rooms and very nice bathrooms. Excellent place to stay on a budget. Very close to the metro and walkable from Hackescher markt and the Museum Island. A nice atmosphere as well.

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Jerusalem, Israel
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The "Heart of Gold" hostel understands exactly what is important to a backpacker: the rooms has the basics needs, the shower and toilet is nice and clean, and the receptionists are very helpful. It's true, the bed could be more comfortable, but hey, you are paying 10 euros per night. Highly recommended.

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Dublin, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I stayed at this place with a friend during my first trip to Berlin, I really wish I paid a bit extra and chose something else, the place was absolutely DREADFUL to be in, let me list the things that I hated about this place: - The mattress on the bed was wafer thin and probably made out of recycled... More 

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Nes Ziona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This place has everything you would need for a relaxing stay. When I first walked in the guy at the counter was very helpful and helped me with all the questions I've had. I stayed at one of the 6-person room which was a really huge room with lots of space. The room and private shower are all new and... More 

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Ibadan, Nigeria
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I stayed for 1 night in a mixed dorm of 12 bed. I choose it because of the cost, it was really inexpensive and breakfast was eat all you can. the atmosphere was good and they have a good bar with a lot of friendly co-tourists. The room and the bathroom was cleaner than I expected for a facility of... More 

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Address: Johannisstr. 11, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Location: Germany > Berlin > Mitte
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Hotel Class:1.5 star — Heart of Gold Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Neighborhood Profile
The center of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighborhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.