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Heart of Gold Hostel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Overall service was nice. Rooms itself were clean and easy to sleep in. Breakfast - even though 4€ only had coffee, bread, ham, yogurt and mysli with no juice or eggs. Wifi only works in bar/lounge. Kitchen is nifty and remote. My room had malfunctioning toilet which didnt get fixed during stay. Bar had sometimes cash-only policy and nearest atm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Cheap drinks, good atmosphere most of the bar / reception staff were friendly. A friend & I had a private room so can't really rate the actual dormitories but from people I met they said they was fine for moneys worth. Close to two train stations and the city, if I came back to Berlin I would stay here without... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I usually try not to leave negative reviews but this hostel was depressing. Staff at the front desk is hardly friendly. Beds suck, and very uncomfortable. Breakfast was simply ok. The only good thing was location and safety. I would recommend staying at Generator which is right around the corner and seemed more happening.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The place is well located, some of the staff is friendly, the facilities arent the best, i stayed in the big dorm (which looks like a mental asylum) with the most unconfortable beds in Europe!.plus they ask you for a deposit of 5 euros which you will get back at check out time, but only if you bring your bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Clean, cool, warm. Breakfast not delicious but enough. Workers are helpfull... room was realy clean. Street is close center. There is irish pub murphy's close to hostel. It s realy succesful. You can put your bags by some paper safety without check in...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

I went there because of the location but i really recommended, very clean, good stuff and the bar is the best to meet new people. I was in the room with other 5 person traveling solo which made us to connect and had a great time together.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Dorm style with multiple people in a room, all of which travelers with good vibes. Awesome main lobby with comfy chairs, pool table, and bar. This place caters to people who are easygoing travelers who want a place to stay while in Berlin without breaking the bank. Don't go spending money on a room you won't be in while dancing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Quite good location, few minutes walking to Museum Island, when you can start your Museum tour, and 50 m. to Oranienburger Strasse - where are many little bars, pubs and galeries also. It's quite expensive area (cheeper is at Kreuzeburg) but prices at a hostel were (at November) very nice. (11 EUR) Very good, devircefied breakfast: Coffie, tea, two flavors... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Just recently returned from a weekend in Berlin with my friends. I loved my stay at the HoG hostel! The staff was friendly and informative, the lobby was always bumping with good music and people playing pool or cards with their buddies. The building was very secure, in that, I had to use my key three times to get to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I was two weees ago in Berlin with some friends. We stayed at Heart of Gold Hostel, and Ii should say it was fantastic. The staff was really nice, the dorms and the accomodations were perfect. Moreover, the hostel is very well communicated in the center of Berlin. I dont have any doubts when I say, I highly recommend it.

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Mitte
The center of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighborhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Heart of Gold Hostel

Address: Johannisstr. 11, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Location: Germany > Berlin > Mitte
Price Range: $23 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Heart of Gold Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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