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Heart of Gold Hostel

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Johannisstr. 11, 10117 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
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Ranked #51 of 316 Specialty lodging in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Daniel S Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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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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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent location, couldn't be more central! Rooms were large and clean with pad-lockable lockers for security, and swipe card room access made the hostel feel very safe. We had booked a private room which made us feel particularly secure. We were staying for a sight seeing/beer drinking trip, and whilst the hostel also catered for those there for the nightclub... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hostel is very central. The dorm rooms are clean and spacious and the beds comfortable. There is a large bar downstairs and an outdoor seating area which is good for those travelling alone. The one down-side is the temperature of the hostel - we stayed in July and the temperature downstairs in the bar was extremely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A few years ago I was in Munich for Oktoberfest, and heard some bad things about the hostel I was about to travel too in Berlin, so the day before I left for Berlin I did a last minute search for a new hostel. I looked up Heart of Gold hostel and the email I sent was replied to straight... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well the hostel was everything that a hostel could want to be. Spacey rooms, clean, friendly, helpful and a good central location. Stayed for 6 nights, didn't even consider looking anywhere else, staff were able to assist with everything and anything. Only thing is that after 10pm they close the courtyard due to picky neighbours but there is a smoking... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights and loved hanging down in the common area. Generally everyone down there is out to make friends and it has a really cool vibe going on. On one night through a staff member was really rude to us. Instead of asking us to just go inside (we were having a cigarette) he intimidated and... More

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Heart Of Gold Hostel over the weekend, and it was a bit of a disaster to say the least. A few of us head over to Berlin every year and we booked the hostel a few weeks in advance. Although we don't usually stay in this area we were looking forward to it as we had read great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first hostel experience and it was such a lovely surprise.All the benefits of a hotel but half the price.Couldn't fault the place,it was clean and secure with a great little bar.If all hostels are like this I will definitely stay in them more often.

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's really a great place inspired by The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. it was my first hostel experience yet, so I had my doubts, but this place really is good, not just safe and clean, but also with a great feel to it. After rough day of hitchhiking, listening to The Black Keys, was what I needed.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Heart of Gold hostel for a week and i have to say it was one of the best hostel i've stayed, and on top of that the price! Easy to book and good communication, i had wrote about a late arrival and there was no issue at all the guy at the front desk welcomed me... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really impressed with this hostel because of the great atmosphere, good rooms, and location. We arrived before checkout but we were allowed to leave our luggage in reception so we did not have to wait around. We went on a free tour that went from the hostel, and it was one of the best tours that we have... 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*
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