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Heart of Gold Hostel

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The starship class in backpacking. A state-of-the-art hostel inspired by "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by D.Adams.


Dorms €10+, Twin €25+


Don't Panic! All main sights in walking distance. Vivid downtown nightlife on the doorstep. No sleeping bags allowed, no pets, min age 16 - preferably 18.

Best4Guest*

Free Breakfast
If you pay for more than 2 nights, so from 3 nights you get breakfast
included (after 20.5. from 4 nights - not easter and special dates).

Best Deal
If you find a better offer for a bed in a hostel in berlin than we
offer, you'll get the same deal with us and 10% extra discount. Only
valid if you provide some kind of proof. Accommodation, location and
service should be comparable.

Money Back.
If you are not satisfied with your stay in the Heart of Gold Hostel, you
get your money back. Only valid if you tell us as soon as possible and
if we can't find a solution.

Don't Panic.
Please let us know if you have questions.

Your Heart of Gold Pilots!

* Only applies to individual bookings.

Breakfast included when staying 3 nights or more
Wireless access
Walking tour
Hot showers
Bed linen
Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, Museums Island, Synagoge, Jewish Museum

How to get around, a short intro

Strasse means street. S-bahn is a city train, part of the public transport in Berlin, marked by a white S on a green circle, runs mainly overground, and usually stops running between 1am and 4am during weekdays, runs every 30 minutes on weekends. U-Bahn is the underground or metro, or tube or whatever. also part of the public transport, marked by a white U on a blue square, runs mainly underground and usually stops between 1am and 4am, and is substituted during that time by night buses.

How to get to the hostel

The hostel is centrally located between the s-Bahn-stations Friedrichstrasse and Oranienburger Strasse and the U-Bahn-station Oranienburger Tor. On foot it takes between 3 and 12 minutes to get to the hostel.

Arriving by train
Take any S-Bahn (city train) going to Friedrichstrasse, just 1 stop away from the main train station and 4 stops away from either Ostbahnhof or Zoologischer Garten. Exit onto Friedrichstrasse and walk north to cross the River Spree. After the bridge take the second street to your right into Johannisstrasse, walk 150 m down the street and you will find us on the left hand side in number 11.

From Schonefeld Airport
Take the S-Bahn (city train) to Friedrichstrasse and follow directions above.

From Tegel Airport
Take the bus 128 to U-Bahn-Station (Underground) Kurt-Schumacher-Platz. Get on the U6, direction Alt-Mariendorf, get off at Oranienburger Tor and exit the station in the same direction the train went. Keep walking, take the first left into Johannisstrasse, walk 150 m down the street and you will find us on the left hand side in number 11.

From Tempelhof Airport
Take the U-Bahn (Underground) at the station just outside the Airport. Get on the U6 direction Alt-Tegel, get off at Oranienburger Tor and exit the station opposite the train's direction. Keep walking, take the first left into Johannisstrasse, walk 150 m down the street and you will find us on the left hand side in number 11.

Arriving by Bus at the central bus station ZOB
At the nearby U-Bahn-station (Underground) Kaiserdamm take the U2 and go to Potsdamer Platz, change into S-Bahn (city train) number S1 or S2 direction Bernau or Oranienburg and get off at Oranienburger Strasse. Exit the station and walk south on Tucholskystrasse, take the first street right into Johannisstrasse, you will find us on the right hand side in number 11.

Arriving with loads of luggage
If you want to avoid walking, you can go to Oranienburger Strasse, which is the closest station to the hostel. To get there you have to go to Friedrichstrasse first, change to S-Bahn S1 or S2 and take one stop direction Bernau or Oranienburg. Exit the station oranienburger Strasse and walk south on Tucholskystrasse, take the first street right into Johannisstrasse, you will find us on the right hand side in number 11.

Your train ticket or Eurail ticket is also valid for the S-Bahn (city train), but not the U-Bahn (Underground). If you need further information, please let us know. For groups and on request we can also manage Airport Pickup or Luggage Transfer.

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Internet Access
  • TV/Common Area
  • Private Rooms
  • Free Linen
  • Free WiFi
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry Room
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool Table
  • Bar
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Reservations & Contact Info

Johannisstr. 11, Berlin, Germany
Reception Open 24 Hours


Tel: +49 (0) 30-2900-3300
Email: bridge@heartofgold-hostel.de 
Web: www.heartofgold-hostel.de

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