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Central Station Hostel Reviews

Steenhouwerssteeg 5, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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74%

Rating
792 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 77%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 73%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 64%Facilities

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60%

I'm not sure why nobody talked about the stairs in this hostel... It seems like you have to climb to your room. And to go down is really scary. Also they do not have anything besides bedrooms... Not one bathroom that we can use before check-in, or a common room. You should also be aware that if you are bigger than 1,70cm you won't fit on the bed. The rooms are good besides this, and clean. The Internet is good too, and location is good.


71%

Cheap beds, right on the middle of everything! The accommodations are definitely modest but for the location it is the cheapest and probably cleanest thing you will find. Yes it's small and the Internet doesn't really work but if you want to be more comfortable then get a hotel.


66%

The room and en suite was more than adequate. Location couldn't be better. Staff was extremely unhelpful and seems disinterested in giving recommendations. No common areas to meet people. Our room was located next to the reception and there seemed to be no attempt to keep it quiet despite a room being next door. All in all, this hostel served its purpose. A decent place to sleep but not the best hostel to meet new people.


71%

Room number 4 could use a bit more ventiliation to battle the smell. Bathroom was excellent, contrasting sharply with the simplicity of the rest of the room. Bedding was fine.


80%

Pleasantly surprised. Great location and clean but like someone else said, it's just for a bed. No common area.


40%

I arrived on May 1 and the price for a bed was really expensive. There was no living room or chair where you could sit. One could hardly turn around with the suitcase without turning against the wall. All space was occupied for making money. No place to sit down, eat food or reading the newspaper, only bed. And there was no reading lamp over the bed


94%

A really good welcoming. I recommend this hostel. Beware of stairs can be dangerous. The person who takes care of the reception was very nice.

  • 1st May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

Great location. Good price


80%

Situated on an alleyway with a locked gate at either end - very safe. Very friendly and helpful staff. No communal area;if you're looking to meet new people, hope your roommates are friendly... Refreshments sold at reception as there is no kitchen. Careful when using showers - too hot, then too cold. Kept very clean, with comfortable furnishings.


83%

No common room, so if you're looking to make some friends it is quite difficult! But rooms are spacious and very clean!


83%

Good location, decent dorms, only one bathroom for 8 people was a bit tough.


69%

It's a room and thats about it.


57%

Good location, nice staff. The problem is the manager, he didnt even respond to an email. Not an acceptable way to treat paying customers. Therefore NO recommandation

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Dear guest, Thank you for your stay. we understand you are a bit upset because you were tharged for your reservation because you did not cancell on time. we have to treat all the guest equal and fair. manager

91%

Really good choice if you want to be close to centrum of Amsterdam. Really good value for money. One thing what would make this hostel more attractive is a social room. Highly recommended


80%

There staff customer service are excellent

  • 20th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


89%

It's a good hostel.

  • 15th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Mixed Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


69%

Hostel has great staff to make traveller's excited about the city. Room is relatively clean with reasonable facilities. Housekeeping team should encourage guests to air the room, especially those staying in the dorm rooms. Otherwise, all is well.


89%

Had a very nice stay at Central Station Hostel in Amsterdam. The staff was friendly and the room was great. Very nice bathroom. Our stay was worth the money. Will stay there again next time I visit Amsterdam!!

  • 13th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


66%

Good, functional stay. Great location but slight lack of atmosphere. Small hitch but the receptionist wasn't available at 7.30am for me to check out- had to wake them up- maybe put a sign up saying this has to be done.

  • 11th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

As in pretty many houses in Amsterdam, the stair are hard to climb, but that's Amsterdam. The place is tiny but the rooms are good, have enough space and there are lockers to keep your personal stuff in case you have something of value. The staff was very friendly and the location more than excellent. The hostel is very easy to find thanks to the pictures showing the directions.


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