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Liege, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice hostel with a youthful feel. The street is not particularly appealing, but it is near the Jewish quarter and not too far from Friedrichstrasse Station. Dorms were okay, I've seen worse beds in youth hostel. They give you free towels, a rare commodity in this type of place. The bathrooms, outside the bedroom had a particularly shower and... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We moved from another hostel to hear and we're so glad we did! Loved the set up of the dorm rooms, felt like an apartment having the kitchen attached. Iv seen previous reviews of wifi not being in the rooms but whilst we were there someone seemed to instal something which created an excellent wifi signal throughout the building. The... More 

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Thank 154Dob5
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It was a clean, busy hostel. Despite it being busy I had a great sleep every night in my private room. The staff were all very accommodating and helpful. The breakfast was great and a nice time to meet other visitors. The location was incredible! Definitely it's finest point!

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Milton, Canada
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This was the best hostel I stayed at. The staff was efficient, friendly, and knowledgeable. The facilities were amazing and spotless. I stayed in the 42 bed mega-dorm, and was a little bit skeptical. However, the beds were very comfortable, the lockers were huge, and there was always a shower available. The showers were spotless, had hot water, and really... More 

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Thank meg b
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great hostel located in the centre of Berlin, only point of critique is that the hiegiene at the breakfast could be better… Check your cup before pouring your coffee! But I would definitely recommend this hostel!

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Thank Nicolas H
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I was there two years ago because I moved to Berlin to study and my first 12 days I slept there looking for a flat. I was in a shared room with 12 people more. On weekends its was a little bit noise in the first part on the night but no more than 11-12. The bathroom was shared but... More 

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Thank Diego D
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The hostel is very nice, don't be let down. But the actual sleeping is quite uncomfortable. For me, particularly, traveling alone, that meant staying in a four-bed room with strangers (cause I didn't actually got to see or know them at all) that came in and went out randomly. The bed itself is not at all the best, actually it's... More 

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Thank Bob C
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The best is the location. Otherwise the hostel is too fixed on cramping people together in the cheapest way possible. Don't let yourself be mislead by the nice interior and design shown on the website's fotos. The hostel has not wasted a thought on creating a nice atmosphere, feeling or flair and not to mention comfort. The rooms are plain,... More 

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Thank Rucksackruck
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

I stayed here for a week this summer nearing the end of my summer europe trip and I'm happy it's the hostel I chose. The staff were friendly and helpful, the room was of a good quality and worth the price (which was a good price), and the location was awesome. It was a bit tricky getting a bathroom for... More 

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Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Full of 'eurotrip' loud American, no respect for anybody else. Rude staff who were not helpful and were very rude when I asked to book another night. Unhelpful for tourist and local info, they acted very suspicious of their customers after something went missing in a dorm and felt victimised despite not being involved.

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heartofgoldhostel, Leiter Front Office at Heart of Gold Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we try our best to make our guests feel at home and are very sorry that you didn't have a good experience at the Heart of Gold Hostel. Our staff should have definitely helped you with anything you needed. Hopefully you will come back sometime so we can make a better impression on you! More 

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Mitte
The centre 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 neighbourhood’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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Additional Information about Heart of Gold Hostel

Address: Johannisstr. 11, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Region: Germany > Berlin > Mitte
Price Range: RM81 - RM531 (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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“Book early if you really do want to stay”
 of 5 bubbles chuckywang, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Doors are slamming... don't pick a bed just next to tje door”
 of 5 bubbles MPR1899, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The 12 bed was the best, had two bathrooms with showers, and nice kitchen. Also had a balcony where you could chill.”
 of 5 bubbles tomhE7392JJ, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The 32 dorm is indeed 4 separate 8-bed dorm room behind a main door, so it is quite nice indeed.”
 of 5 bubbles Isaac725, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The 6 person dorms are good, but make sure you fill them - the hostel will keep the free beds available for people..”
 of 5 bubbles lapalfan, 11 May 2016 | Read review
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