Stay in the heart of Heidelberg Excellent location – show map

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Just 1,000 feet from the historic Heidelberg Castle, this trendy hostel is centrally located in the Old Town. It offers a shared kitchen and free WiFi access throughout.

Lotte - The Backpackers features individually decorated rooms and dormitories with original details from the building.

Guests are welcome to store their groceries in the refrigerator and use the equipment in the shared kitchen. There are numerous restaurants and cafés serving a variety of cuisine within a 2-minute walk of Lotte - The Backpackers.

Visitors can take the Philosopher’s Walk along the River Neckar and enjoy scenic views of the Old Town and castle.

Heidelberg-Altstadt Train Station is 2,450 feet from Lotte - The Backpackers.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

Lotte - The Backpackers has been welcoming guests since Mar 4, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)


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  • The staff speaks English
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Located in the historic old town

Heidelberg's beautiful old town is nestled alongside the Neckar River. It's home to one of Europe's oldest and most famous universities, and it's still a vibrant student town today.

What's nearby
  • Heidelberg Castle
    0.1 miles
  • Heiliggeistkirche
    0.1 miles
  • Old Bridge, Heidelberg
    0.2 miles
  • Heidelberg University
    0.2 miles
  • New University Heidelberg
    0.3 miles
  • Heidelberg Old Town
    0.4 miles
  • Heidelberg Theater and Orchestra
    0.4 miles
  • Darmstaedter Hof Centrum
    0.8 miles
  • Network Aging Research
    1 miles
  • Cluster of Excellence-Asia and Europe in a Global Context
    1 miles
Top attractions
  • Heidelberg Central Station
    1.7 miles
  • Hockenheimring
    8.6 miles
  • Maimarkt Mannheim
    9.4 miles
  • Luisenpark
    10.8 miles
  • National Theatre Mannheim
    11.8 miles
  • Mannheim Central Station
    11.8 miles
  • University of Mannheim
    12.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Neckar
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Mannheim City Airport
    9.7 miles
  • Frankfurt Airport
    44.7 miles
  • Baden Airport
    52.1 miles
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Amenities of Lotte - The Backpackers Great facilities! Review score, 9.4
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Shared kitchen
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Lotte - The Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking for more than 6 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa EC-Card Lotte - The Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please contact the property in advance if you plan to arrive later than 22:00.

Please inform Lotte - The Backpackers of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.