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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great place, the staff was extremely nice and helpful. They told everyone to take the free coffee, tea, and cereal whenever they wanted. The rooms were very clean and welcoming, and most importantly the bathroom was extremely clean!! It was also right in the heart of the old city, right under the castle, and the train up... More 

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Thank Moca84
Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Moca84, thanks for your great review! I´m glad you liked it here and hope to see you again one day! I´m also glad that our construction works didn´t bother you. Will be over soon! Then we´ll have a nice hostel also from the outside! ;-) Take care, Carmen More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a gem in Heidelberg's backpacking scene. It is located in the old town, managed by a group of hard-working and super nice ladies. So much attention to little details! The shower rooms and toilettes have two insulating doors, and are located in a way that they don't bother anyone at night. The kitchen and the living room feel... More 

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Thank reginaldmichel
Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for this great review! I noticed that respecting the others comes with the atmosphere of a place. So, no, no coincidence. At least most of the times people are very mindful here. I´m happy you liked your stay. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

You can't expect more, the staff are really helpful and friendly, it's not hard to find in the Old City and the Castle locates just behind you, never need to search for a bench to rest after hiking to the Castle as it's at the bottom of the hill. The hostel offers coffee and cereals which you can have it... More 

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Thank Triangular C
Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your great review! I´m glad you liked Lotte so much! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The location is good and just below the castle. Staff is helpful and friendly with warm welcome. The environment was clean and tidy. You could sleep well in a quiet night here. I highly recommend this Hostel.

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Thank lamch64
Carmen S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

We're glad you had a good time here! Thanks your kind words and the great review! More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is great. Very friendly staff, incredible location and very safe. It's minutes walking distance from literally everything and you have a view of the castle. Free breakfast and beds are comfortable. It's quiet so you can actually sleep here. Definitely recommend this place.

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Thank dkonkal
Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your great review. Dear future guests, please note that we don´t advertise our "breakfast" as such. It´s just granola, cornflakes, tea, milk and coffee, but - yes - anytime and for free. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

This is in my experience a must stay hostel. It has everything a traveller would want. The location of the hostel is perfect, its 100 metres from the oldtowns center squre and the path to the castle ruins is close by. The owner is extremely friendly and helped us to find a great place to have a diner. Everything about... More 

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Carmen S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review! It makes us happy when you are happy! More 

Victoria, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Free chocolate flake cereal, what more can you ask for? But in all seriousness, the location of this hostel is excellent. It is right in the middle of the old town, and you are literally minutes walking time from all the main sights. The owner was very friendly and kind. The hostel itself is cozy and charming, with all the... More 

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Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your super review! I appreciate a lot! More 

Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

A very cosy place with a living room to meet other travelers. The staff is very friendly and helpfull. The location is great in the old town just below the castle. A great place to spend some days in Heidelberg!

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Thank Graido
Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

I´m happy you enjoyed your stay! Come back one day! :-) More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Key location in the heart of Heidelberg Altstadt right next door to the cable car climbing to the castle. The property, while obviously far from recently built, has little pretence to look quaint or charming in any way, but it is focused almost purely on being a functional, comfortable place to stay. I can bear witness to the fact that... More 

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Thank muddysox
Carmen S, Geschäftsführer at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for this great and detailed review! :-) Dear future guests, please note, that taking bus 33 to our hostel is even better than the S-Bahn. The bus leaves from the main trainstation every 20 min. and stops almost in front of our door after a 15 min. ride (and it´s only 1,30 €). More 

Pecs, Hungary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This hostel is just the perfect accommodation in Heidelberg! I spent only 1 night, but this was my best hostel stay ever! Perfectly clean, separated bathroom for women -with shampoo, soap, body milk for free use, equipped kitchen with tea/coffee/cereals all day long, friendly living room with computer, books, and some maps on the wall, where you can put a... More 

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Carmen S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great comment. Come back soon! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hostel “Lotte” is located in the heart of the Old Town of Heidelberg. You are going to reside in one of the classic mansions of Heidelberg, a dwelling house with a rich tradition. It is situated directly below the castle, by the foot of the castle hill. Our eight guest rooms (there are currently seven of them available) are decorated and furnished in either antique- or retro-fashion style. The classic ambience is surely going to give you the feeling of being taken back to the good old days. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lotte - The Backpackers

Address: Burgweg 3, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Location: Germany > Baden-Wurttemberg > Heidelberg
Price Range: $26 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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