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Hemingway's Hostel Reviews

Fahrtgasse 1, Heidelberg, Germany

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78 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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The place is very nice, the restaurant/bar specially, it has a really cool atmosphere. Location is great!

  • 17th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Good value for a centrally located, spacious private room. With only one other room on our floor there was never a wait for the shared bathroom. We were also concerned about bar and street noise given the location but noise turned out not to a big problem. Travelers should be aware that you need to climb lots of steep narrow stairs to get to the rooms, and the hostel is a sort of add-on to a bar/restaurant so there's no traditional reception area or housekeeping services.

  • 8th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Simple, easy, clean, convenient, I found the Hemingway hostile and excellent value. I would definitely stay there again. We arrived pretty late but they were still ready for us.


Small, but really convinient and quiet room, VERY NICE personnel, located directly over a restaurant with delicious food and directly in the center of the old town town next to the riverside. If I stay in Heidelberg again, I will defnitly stay in this hostel;)

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