Heart of Gold Hostel Reviews
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This was our first hostel experience. The facilities were very clean. Beds were comfy. Staff could have been more helpful. Location was good. Nearby to train and tourist sites. Beer was £1.80 a glass. Atmosphere is what you make it!!! Facility was safe. Lockers available. £4 breakfast- better to buy else where- cheaper and more variety!! Overall great experience- highly recommend and we would stay again!!
Great Hostel, clean friendly, great bar, good beer and friendly staff! Very close to the centre of things.
Great hostel, cool location, awesome people. I really enjoyed my stay there, my 5 bed dorm was nice and clean, comfy beds. Clean bathrooms but only 4/floor? Downstairs there is a bar and a smoking room, which is super if you are a smoker and you don't want to stand outside in the cold. special thanks to the staff
A cool hostel with a very clean bathroom and rooms. good kitchen. nice staff. dont be affraid of the 42 beds dorm. its big enough for everyone. wi-fi doesnt work in the room(this is why i rated "averege" in the facilities section
Great stop, so easy to get around. Beds are super comfy and the bathrooms are great, super short timer thought which makes showering a mission. 4 euro breakfast has a great selection, bar was great and the staff were super helpful and friendly.
I loved this hostel. It was a really quick walk to everything. Staff were helpful and friendly. It was very clean. I liked that coffee and tea was free. Alcohol was fair priced. They have lockers in the dorms. Really good atmosphere in the lobby/bar. Everyone there is outgoing and friendly. But it's not a loud party hostel either. But you will still have a great time regardless. They even have a guitar they let you play and they let you make music requests. I would happily go here again
It was an amazing 5 days in the Heart of Gold, They have amazing staff combined with good environment all around the hostel and with a very good location nearby of anywhere you want to go! We are going to repeat next year for sure!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
The hostel is close to public transport and you can walk to many of the sites in town. It's next to several other hostels and there are plenty of dining options nearby. The staff at this hostel were extremely friendly and helpful. The lockers are large, but you'll need to bring your own lock (or rent one at the front desk). The hostel bar is great and is where everyone gathers each evening. The drinks are cheap, which is a plus. Only one bathroom near me, but otherwise a great experience!
I stayed in the mega-dorm there and was pleasantly surprised how well I slept and how quiet everyone was. On the weekends, the dorm prices spike, but you do get and extremely friendly and social atmosphere for what you pay. The bar was full of people and beers were cheap. I had a good time and would stay here again, although I did book another hostel for Saturday because I couldn't justify paying 2X the normal price.
good stay. large hostel, they know what they're doing, and do it well. free tea all day is appreciated. Secure your stuff. They do attract large group of young ones who kicks the volume up to 'extreme', can feel a high-school. lots of planned activities, good for a short stay. no cooking. wifi is good. Recommend
All okay, bit expensive for what you got, WLAN wasn't working in rooms, and not always in Lobby either. Outside in the courtyard it was excellent though.
Has a bar, so don't bring your own alcohol. The whole place was under construction while I was there which was a little off putting. My room had windows floor to ceiling and no a/c, so the room was a sauna during the day. Decent location, I was able to walk to everywhere I needed to go. No wifi in the rooms at all, I had to sit in the lobby/bar to get any internet connection.
A great hostel, very clean room and wash room, a nice and cheap breakfast in the morning. Certainly recommend it
I had a problem with my reservation but Peter from staff did everything possible to make me feel satisfied and compensated. Highly recommend this hostel. Superdorm with 12 beds is very big, clean and a lot of space that makes you feel very comfortable. Also very good shower inside this room. The location is very central Berlin, walking distance from almost everywhere. Thanks all staff!
Pretty big hostel with a cool bar and common area. Location isn't too bad and staff are helpful. Room was slightly disappointing as it was wall to ceiling windows on two sides with no curtains and we weren't allowed to open a window as they were doing construction on the balcony outside which started at 8am every morning. Not the worst thing in the world, just would have been nice to have been warned.
We stayed in the mega dorm and it was always really clean and not as noisey as you expect. It would be nice if they fixed the broken lockers though.
Really nice hostel in a great location. Big lockers, a great bar and outdoor area, free towels. We stayed in the mega dorm which is actually split into two rooms, so there's around 20 beds in each. It IS a lot of people but generally people were considerate and the only problem I had, as always, was people snoring #dormproblems The bathroom was always clean, there weren't many toilets and showers for the amount of people but we didn't ever have to queue...
Good hostel. Everything i needed and right close To the metro and the Main station
Great location! Easy to walk anywhere. Big hostel, lots of people, so fun atmosphere that way, with a nice bar and garden common areas downstairs. The kitchen is small and tucked way up on the top floor, like they don't actually expect people to use it, but overall, good hostel.
This is a good place to go if you are looking for a cheap stay in a location close to the main town. I found the hostel was secure and welcoming due to its safety compartments and its friendly staff. I was mostly annoyed by the cleaning staff who stripped my bed on three different ocassions, giving newcomers the idea that I was no longer staying at the youth hostel. I was also annoyed by the noise because I heard loud music, a lot of shouting and multiple orgasms at 3.00am each morning.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)