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Heart of Gold Hostel

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Johannisstr. 11, 10117 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
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Ranked #57 of 314 Specialty lodging in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a mixed review. Hostel is in a good location, staff are helpful and place appears clean. But where this hostel failed myself and a friend was its unwillingness to invest in a strong internet connection for guests. The hostel actually brags about how weak wifi is there (so you are forced to be social in the main bar).... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I, along with 3 friends, stayed here in a 8 bed mixed dorm. Our room was massive, and the bathroom was nicer then my one at home! The staff are friendly, helpful and fun.. this hostel attracts all the right kind of people if you're a young traveller. The bar at the hostel is really good and holds a great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First thing: despite the whole Hitchhikers-angle in the name, this is not one of those self-consciously themed hostel where everything is needlessly crammed to fit the theme, and thank god for that. Instead, it's a relaxed and cheerful place with lots of interesting people - staff and guests - for fees that are honestly just ridiculously low. And it's within... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i stayed here in mid June 2014 in the 'super dorm', i had a lovely stay! The staff were helpful, the breakfast was decent, it always had a great social atmosphere in the evenings, the location is good, it was clean and had cool decor. there is an indoor smoking room, a court yard with picnic benches and a good... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with 6 friends as we all really enjoyed our stay at heart of gold!! The bar and social area was brilliant. It was so easy to meet other travelers because you could chill out on the sofas, sit outside in the patio area or play pool. The location was very central and metro stations were all close.... More

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Pavia, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I slept in the hostel just for one night, to wait for a flight connection at the Tegel airport. The Hostel was relatively easy to reach, I looks more like a local for spending the night than an hostel, therefore the atmosphere was really animated. I slept in the big dorm, it didn't make a big difference since I was... More

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Netanya, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i slept in the privet room, its was clean and well organised. i stayed only few days and loved the service and atmosphere the service was great and i will surely come back again. thanks for the hospitality.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This was the first hostel I've stayed in for several years, but I was very pleased with it. It was clean, relatively quiet, in a good location, and reasonably priced. We stayed in a private dorm with just 2 beds, and we had our own shower and sink which was very handy! The hostel is only a few minutes walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Hostel is amazing! Funny staff, life concerts, great atmosphere. In this hostel i met so many people because you only get free wifi in the lobby. I thought this was great! Met more people than in any other hostel before! Negatives: some of the staff only speak english.. So dont expect everyone to understand your german...

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Stayed here on a university trip for just under a week. Wonderful hostel with super friendly staff and has everything you need for a comfortable stay in Berlin! The breakfast offered was very good and there was plenty of bathrooms and space in each room. Also cleanliness was of a high standard.

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Address: Johannisstr. 11, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Location: Germany > Berlin > Mitte
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Heart of Gold Hostel 1.5*
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