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Reviews of Heart of Gold Hostel Berlin

Hostel | Johannisstr. 11, Berlin, Germany 10117

90.6% Overall Rating

830 out of 894 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/06/2015)

Anna Tvrdá thinks…

"Great. For ten euros for night wr got a comfortable bed with clean sheets in the big dorm, but all the other travellers were very polite, none was even talking in the dorm, so I slept like a baby.…"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 4.42

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Groups consisting of more than 9 people must book via the group bookings department. The hostel does not accept these bookings through this website and reserves the right to cancel them without refunding the deposit. Special Conditions for New Years bookings including 31st December: Minimum stay is 5 Nights and full payment is needed within 10 days after placing the booking. This payment is non refundable. No Check-In or Check-Out on 1st January. City Tax is not included in the prices.

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90.6%

Overall Rating

830 out of 894 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Heart of Gold Hostel Berlin'

Atmosphere
88.8%
Location
96.0%
Facilities
84.8%
Cleanliness
86.4%
Staff
89.6%
Value
92.0%
Safety
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

01 July 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location and atmosphere

Disliked: The door handle came off and the very squeaky beds!

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Anna Tvrdá

With my spouse / partner

Visiting friends or family

18 June 2015 Anna would recommend this property

Liked: Great. For ten euros for night wr got a comfortable bed with clean sheets in the big dorm, but all the other travellers were very polite, none was even talking in the dorm, so I slept like a baby. The bathroom was clean and nice also with a hairdryer and a soap, tailet nice, kitchen and fridge available. Presonal nice and helpful. In the evening music on the bar. Lockers and internet for free. I enjoyed stay in HoG Hostel.

Disliked: Anna left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Abigail Santos

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

16 June 2015 Abigail would recommend this property

Liked: It was within walking distance from everything in the city.

Disliked: The staff ignored me when I first walked in or when I needed to ask for directions. There was no eye contact

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice bathroom.

Disliked: none

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Events / festivals
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

08 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: perfect location for sightseeing, everything is in walking distance...their beds were so comfy:)

Disliked: clairaudient walls

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Carly Yong

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

01 June 2015 Carly would recommend this property

Liked: The computers/printer in common area is great! Also, having a keycard for room/hostel entry makes it feel much safer.

Disliked: The common area smelt too smoky. Also, they didn't offer all girls dorm rooms.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

27 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly helpful staff. Easy and simple rules + quick service (check in and out)

Disliked: Bit noisy for me (personal preferance). Showers strictly controlled with a time limit (understandable).

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Emma Cleasby

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 May 2015 Emma would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice hostel near some centre attractions. The staff were friendly and the rooms were clean.

Disliked: The only thing is the wifi doesn't stretch to the rooms so you have to use the wifi downstairs - plus the wifi blocks whatsap call which is the way I was keeping in contact with my family!

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

09 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, Excellent friendly & helpful staff, secure buildings and lockers

Disliked: No Wifi In rooms, no place to do any cooking or socialise outside of the bar

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

08 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Mostly helpful and nice staff. Easy and uncomplicated check-in and -out.

Disliked: Coffee ran out quite quickly on the second day. the coffee machine "didn't work" and the person was not able to organise an alternative coffee-maker. normally, i am not very keen to criticize small matters but as a student who paid 4 euro for breakfast, I think its not too much to ask ... to have coffee for breakfast since there are ways to have alternative coffee machines. the person, who was responsible on the day, did not seem to be interested to help. the toilets were very wet in the evening, but i guess this is beyond the control of the hostel since they cannot control what people are doing there all the time. some people may not be able to use the shower properly (water flows too fast).

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Aimee MacDonald

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

28 April 2015 Aimee would recommend this property

Liked: Great lobby area with bar, fully equipped kitchen, spacious rooms, good showers.

Disliked: Misplaced one key card and was charged €5 which seems a bit steep considering other hostels we've been to take around €1-2 deposit. Photos showed colourfully decorated rooms however ours was just plain white.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Daniel Noboa

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

23 April 2015 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: It's a big hostel with lots of people and a nice lobby area for meeting other travelers. They have cheap breakfast, good rooms and beds and it's clean.

Disliked: It's amazing that on year 2015 there are hostel where the WIFI is the worst crap in the universe. The internet here feels like a remote south american town. I can not believe that you can not connect in your room and that even in the lobby it's almost impossible to use the internet properly. Come on, you can't even use the internet to book or search flights, hostel, etc.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, nice rooms

Disliked: The hostel adds a 5% city tax, with no prior information

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sergio Angot

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

06 March 2015 Sergio would recommend this property

Liked: All members of staff were incredibly nice and helpful. The location is great because is only about ten minutes walk away from all the major tourist spots. Nice and safe atmosphere, fantastic music playing in the speaker in the hall, from Faith No More to Russian Circles, would definetely recommend this hostel to anyone, one of the best I've stayed in my life and will definetely go back to stay there when in Berlin next time!

Disliked: Sergio left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Work / volunteering

04 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The relaxed but funky atmosphere.

Disliked: Nothing.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Hen Yacobson

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

28 February 2015 Hen would recommend this property

Liked: it was cheap, the location was ok - it was close to some attractions and anyway there is a metro right outside of the hostel

Disliked: Hen left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Nargis Maiwand

Alone

Business / conference

24 February 2015 Nargis would recommend this property

Liked: The Location and the proper rooms! Very clean

Disliked: Nargis left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

21 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Room was comfortable, staff friendly, location is great

Disliked: No internet!!! Nobody was able to connect and they didn't seem to care much about it. All four days I was there, wifi never worked and one's got to pay to use desktop computers. Also, the drains in the bathrooms have a constant terrible smell that goes all over the hall area.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

stefanos gidaris

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

01 February 2015 stefanos would recommend this property

Liked: location, very clean

Disliked: stefanos left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

28 January 2015

Liked: Location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

sangjin jeong

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

30 November 2014

Liked: 24hours open

Disliked: Do not fix it , even though the idea elevator failure, Deposit up to go out the first floor to the fifth floor inefficient Is not not attend, Get on with the deposit deposit deposit bonds

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Josnei Luis Olszewski Junior

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

19 October 2014 Josnei Luis would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, easy to find and in extreme good conditions. Would totally recommend!

Disliked: Nothing :)

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Sripriya GN

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 September 2014 Sripriya would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and hygienic

Disliked: Impersonal character

77.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 20%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Jan Neulinger

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

19 September 2014 Jan would recommend this property

Liked: Really nice hostel, great common room, rooms and beds were good. Really good deal for the little money. I enjoyed my stay and would recommend it to other travelers! The location is super centrally, everything can be reached by foot, subway is 200 ft. away.

Disliked: Safes couldn't be locked!!! Need for a special lock which wasn't provided, safes could be opened although locked! Staff was friendly, however I wished for a bit more information on what to see in Berlin. That didn't bother much.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Gökhan Çelik

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

15 September 2014 Gökhan would recommend this property

Liked: Too crowded !

Disliked: Gökhan left no negative feedback.


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