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Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a night when I explored Heidelberg and I wish I could've stayed longer. The hostel is very cozy and kept clean at all times. I stayed in a 6-bed dorm for a night located near a bathroom - so it was very convenient. The bed & blanket were very cozy, I had a very fitful sleep....

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Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! We´re about to improve the accessibility of the plugs in every room at the moment. We did quite some renovations lately. Will be better soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once in a while you end up in a hostel that beats five star accomodaation. Lotte is one such place. I was unlucky I could only spend one day here. Carmen, who runs the hostel, is very friendly and helpful. When I asked for help she quickly drew up a plan for me of things to do durning the day....

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Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Kaushal, thanks so much for your great review! I´m always happy to get such good feedback. Hope to see you again one day! Take care, Carmen

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Service and facilities are perfect! Especially, the kitchen makes me comfortable. But the keys are quite uncomfortable and there's only one women's toilet, so that's sorry to wash in nights. I am willing to come back in Heidelberg and retake this hostel - Lotte the backpackers!

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Gescheckte, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your review. I´m glad you liked it here. About the keys: Some people like them, some don´t. Some say it´s emphasizing the feeling of staying in someones home and that it´s more personal than a plastic card. But I noticed before that especially my Asian guests have troubles using them. It seems to be a different...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Had a GREAT stay at this place. My only regret is that I had to leave after the first night. Carmen, the owner and hostess, is an absolute pleasure to know. Thank you, Carmen, for a very nice stay. I appreciate all your help in finding me another place to lay my head for the night. About the place: Everything...

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Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello J.! Thanks for your wonderful review! Was a pleasure meeting you, too! Next time we´ll go for the promised drink for sure! :-) Take care, Carmen

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This was a great place, the staff was extremely nice and helpful. They told everyone to take the free coffee, tea, and cereal whenever they wanted. The rooms were very clean and welcoming, and most importantly the bathroom was extremely clean!! It was also right in the heart of the old city, right under the castle, and the train up...

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Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Moca84, thanks for your great review! I´m glad you liked it here and hope to see you again one day! I´m also glad that our construction works didn´t bother you. Will be over soon! Then we´ll have a nice hostel also from the outside! ;-) Take care, Carmen

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a gem in Heidelberg's backpacking scene. It is located in the old town, managed by a group of hard-working and super nice ladies. So much attention to little details! The shower rooms and toilettes have two insulating doors, and are located in a way that they don't bother anyone at night. The kitchen and the living room feel...

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Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for this great review! I noticed that respecting the others comes with the atmosphere of a place. So, no, no coincidence. At least most of the times people are very mindful here. I´m happy you liked your stay.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

You can't expect more, the staff are really helpful and friendly, it's not hard to find in the Old City and the Castle locates just behind you, never need to search for a bench to rest after hiking to the Castle as it's at the bottom of the hill. The hostel offers coffee and cereals which you can have it...

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Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your great review! I´m glad you liked Lotte so much!

Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The location is good and just below the castle. Staff is helpful and friendly with warm welcome. The environment was clean and tidy. You could sleep well in a quiet night here. I highly recommend this Hostel.

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Carmen S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

We're glad you had a good time here! Thanks your kind words and the great review!

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This hostel is great. Very friendly staff, incredible location and very safe. It's minutes walking distance from literally everything and you have a view of the castle. Free breakfast and beds are comfortable. It's quiet so you can actually sleep here. Definitely recommend this place.

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Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your great review. Dear future guests, please note that we don´t advertise our "breakfast" as such. It´s just granola, cornflakes, tea, milk and coffee, but - yes - anytime and for free.

Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This is in my experience a must stay hostel. It has everything a traveller would want. The location of the hostel is perfect, its 100 metres from the oldtowns center squre and the path to the castle ruins is close by. The owner is extremely friendly and helped us to find a great place to have a diner. Everything about...

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Carmen S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Lotte - The Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review! It makes us happy when you are happy!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hostel “Lotte” is located in the heart of the Old Town of Heidelberg. You are going to reside in one of the classic mansions of Heidelberg, a dwelling house with a rich tradition. It is situated directly below the castle, by the foot of the castle hill. Our eight guest rooms (there are currently seven of them available) are decorated and furnished in either antique- or retro-fashion style. The classic ambience is surely going to give you the feeling of being taken back to the good old days. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lotte - The Backpackers

Address: Burgweg 3, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Region: Germany > Baden-Wurttemberg > Heidelberg
Price Range: $33 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms are fine. The biggest room has 6 beds and well managed. All spacious, including double rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles reginaldmichel, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The female dorm room is just opposite to the female bathroom - very convenient!”
 of 5 bubbles faagi22, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“The private room upstairs just off of the kitchen was AMAZING! It was practically like having your own room, kitchen, and bathroom. It is a very nice size and secluded enough for privacy. Highly recommended!”
 of 5 bubbles 777christinan, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in a private double share bathroom room #8 (a vintage 1950's themed room) with a great little window onto the street”
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 of 5 bubbles carmenannwood, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I did the private room on a separate floor which was wonderful. Shared bathrooms were neat and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles RP3x454, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
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