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Lotte - The Backpackers

Traveller (100)
Room & Suite (22)
Dining (8)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“living room”(13 reviews)
“old town”(28 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
2 Star 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...
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Location and contact
Burgweg 3, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
20.3 km to Mannheim Airport
134 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.2 km from Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg)
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

What a nice hostel with very lovely staff! The location is absolute perfect because it is only 50 meters away from the bus stop! From the main train station, the bus 33 goes directly and then you only need to walk 5 steps :-D It...More

Thank Beatriz M
Response from Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The BackpackersResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you, Beatriz, for your wonderful review! Hope you´ll visit us again soon. Take care!

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Great Location: Bus station, Castle, Funicular, Super Market, Restaurant just few steps away. Room Decoration: Feel like home, nice decoration, clean always. Bathroom: Big, clean and with hair dryer. Friendly Staff, Kitchen facilities are so complete, and so clean.

Thank MayMay_BKK
Response from Gescheckte, Inhaber at Lotte - The BackpackersResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks a lot for your great review!

Reviewed 10 December 2017

Perfect location right by the castle, in Heidelbergs beautiful old town, everything is made with so much love, so much more than you would expect from a hostel. It's super clean and yes, just like at home. Every room is decorated individually, people are friendly.

Thank Freya K
Response from Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The BackpackersResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks a lot, Freya! Come back, one day!

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely guesthouse in a central location in Heidelberg. We stayed for one night in a private room, which was small, simple but clean. Both upstairs bathrooms and common areas were well maintained and staff was friendly.

Thank KPow10
Response from Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The BackpackersResponded 9 October 2017

Thanks for your review! Hope to see you again one day. :-)

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I was coming in way after check-in hours and the staff went out of their way to make sure I was able to stay in this hostel. It save me a lot of money and headaches. I could not be more appreciative. This is a...More

Thank Geoman59
Response from Carmen S, Inhaber at Lotte - The BackpackersResponded 4 October 2017

Our late-check-in works quite fine. I´m happy that it also worked for you and that it was easy for you to find everything. Thanks for your great review!

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Price range
USD 26 - USD 83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
USD 26 - USD 83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (100)
Room & Suite (22)
Dining (8)
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"nice decoration, clean always, a separate bathroom and toilet for female only."
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"All rooms are fine. The biggest room has 6 beds and well managed. All spacious, including double rooms."
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"The female dorm room is just opposite to the female bathroom - very convenient!"
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"The private room upstairs just off of the kitchen was AMAZING! It was practically like having your own room..."
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