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Heart of Gold Hostel

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Johannisstr. 11, 10117 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
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Ranked #50 of 306 Specialty lodging in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Moved to this hostel last minute at 1am at night and managed to get a 7-bed dorm to accommodate two of us. The room was quite spacious compared to other hostels we have been to. It was also equipped with a heater. Bathrooms are shared but not a big problem as you can either wait or go to another floor... More

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Dresden, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At arrival the receptionist tried to charge us more money than what was agreed on reservation. Never apologized for his mistake. The room was a really dirty. We passed our finger along a surface and they came black. We moved a piece of furniture a few inches and we could see garbage (papers, hairs, gum, etc.) and dust from previous... More

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Paris, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where do I even begin? I can't recommend this place to enough people. There was absolutely nothing wrong and we had the best time. Things I loved: - free wifi - bar (with CHEAP drinks) - super chill lounge area - staff was amazing, helpful, and so cool - lockers to store stuff (clean, secure) and lockers in the rooms... More

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

my friends from london came to berlin to have the time of their life. first impression of this hostel is quite ok, good located, travel feeling. everything started off just fine until my friends bag got stolen out of his room the 2nd night of their stay. the rooms seem to be secure but with a closer look u notice... More

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Burlington, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was here for a week in May of 2011. I'm Canadian and was alone in Berlin. The place had a good breakfast. They 100% of the time had apples, nice buns, cheese (usually swiss or elemental I believe) and nutella. They usually also had sliced meat (salami or pastrami) and other fruits and cereal and yoghurt (these were just... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Ok rooms, shared bathrooms surprisingly clean (had 3 womens 4 mens bathrooms on our floor) free breakfast (take cheese rolls&nutella & make it a free lunch) cheap beer, not a massively sociable hostel

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

My friend and i stayed at this hostel when visiting Berlin on a 3 week trip through Europe, and out of the 6 hostels we stayed at during that time, I can definitively say that, Heart of Gold was the worst one. When we checked in, we were given a pillow and sheets and told we had to make our... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This hostel was incredibly cheap which was awesome. Free breakfast in the morning was perfect and they had filter coffee--YESSSSSS! It was quite clean as well, bathrooms were big and clean. It was pretty quiet, but that could be partly because it's now the middle of February. A lot of that is because of roommates as well, so I guess... More

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Rome, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel with a group of 6 friends. Hostel is great for groups or for single travelers. Rooms and bathrooms were very clean. Bar in the lobby is always full of people drinking cheap beers and socializing. GREAT location, right in the center of Mitte and about a 5 minute walk from the subway station.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

cheap beer and sausage sold every night in the summer. clean and good location. get to Warschauer strasse train station at night for nightlife if you're in your 20s. like nothing you've seen before...

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Also Known As:
Heart Of Gold Hotel Berlin
Heart Of Gold Hotel
Address: Johannisstr. 11, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Location: Germany > Berlin > Mitte
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Ranked #50 of 306 Specialty lodging in Berlin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Heart of Gold Hostel 1.5*
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