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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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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time I've stayed in the last six months. Travelled in a group of 6, were all impressed by how nice it was. Clean, great prices and the bar was an added bonus for us all! The staff were all very helpful and we were even able to keep our luggage in the lockers for hours after we checked out,... More 

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An Giang Province, Vietnam
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its a bit out of town but still has a great atmosphere. I stayed here on two separate occasions one was for wold cup final and one coming back heading to prague again. Both times I absolutely loved it. the rooms are clean the guests happened to always be friendly and I never had a dull moment. would definitely stay... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wifi in the common area downstairs. They said it would be in the rooms but it did not reach ours on the second floor. for a couple euros there's an all you can eat breakfast with a variety of choices- would have been better had it been included but it was reasonable. The lockers were kinda flimsy but they did... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I went with my girlfriend and had a nice stay in a twin beds room. It was comfortable and clean, and exceptionally located. The breakfast ofr 4 € was also a good option. Recommended for groups of friends who want to explore the city inside out.

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Caxias Do Sul, RS
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

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 January 2, 2015

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

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 December 30, 2014

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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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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