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Hans Brinker Budget Hotel Reviews

Kerkstraat 136-138, 1017 GR Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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75%

Rating
4245 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 74%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 69%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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83%

It was a really good hostel, big brekky and good bar. Can be really noisy at times sounded like a rave going on at 6am everyday!

  • 20th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your review! Apart from liking your positive words,we also like that we’ve learnt a new word (brekky) from you review. See you soon, we hope?!

86%

The worst hostel in the world!!! lol Check in was easy. Was briefed well by the staff. Room was basic and clean. Enough space for 4 pax. The locker was small but did the job. Toilet was clean. Fresh towel everyday. Was pretty lucky because both night, the room was for myself. Met a lot of travelers while staying. Really great and cheap hostel with a perfect location for roaming around Amsterdam.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Many thanks for your review, very happy to read you’ve enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime!

100%

The hostel is huge with a lot of young people. There is a bar and an underground bar opened until 4am. Our room is more than enough for a weekend with friends. The location is perfect, just near the center. The breakfast is not so complete but it is ok. Bread with jam and cheese and some fruit and cereals. I strongly recommnend this hostel.

  • 19th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Muuiittoooo obrigado! Love to read your review! Did you know we recently opened a hostel is Portugal (Lisbon) as well? Hope to see you again in either of both places!

74%

The rooms were OK, everything was clean, the breakfast was included in the price and did take away hungerhunger:) the bartenders were supercool!


77%

Good value. We're fairly certain our camera was stolen from the luggage room here, but to be fair, they had warning signs up to not leave important things in the room.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for the honesty! And we are sincerely sorry that you’ve lost your camera; next time, rent a safe at reception, you’re stuff is safe in there!

86%

i recommend, very good


74%

Servicio correcto. Desayuno bueno. Ubicación algo confusa (sobre todo después de ir a un cofee shop. (ja!).


31%

Probably the worst place I've ever stayed. They really embrace being the worst hostel out there and not in a funny way. The bathroom was a joke, beds were terrible, and everything smelled rotten.. Their bar staff didnt know what they were doing and don't get a Heineken, they water them down. Oo and it also felt like I was at a daycare.

  • 15th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Are you sure you stayed at our place? Because we are actually VERY funny. Oh, and never mess with our Heineken. It’s the only thing we’re very serious about

63%

Los recepcionistas no hablan español, me toco una tipa muy desagradable con mal humor. Por la noche estaba un chico agradable. El cuarto no está limpio pero tampoco esta tan sucio, la ubicación del hostel es buena porque se tiene el centro cerca. El desayuno es excelente, creo que fue lo mejor de mi estancia.


89%

Ideal location within walking distance of Dam Square, RLD etc with nice cafes and shops nearby. Rooms are very basic but if you're going to be out most of the time and just need a place to sleep it's good and comfortable. Wasn't around too much for the events the hostel has but nevertheless there was a nice atmosphere to the place.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Spot on review, makes us proud! Many thanks and hope to see you again sometime!

74%

El hostal es bueno pero un poco caro para lo que ofrecen. El destino es bueno pero el internet no funcionaba bien a veces. Le faltaba limpieza a los baños, que tuviera papel jabón. La ubicación es bastante buena porque esta cerca de casi todo.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Gracias por tu opinión! Sabemos que podemos parecer caro comparada a otros hostales en Europa, pero en realidad somos unos de los más baratos en Ámsterdam… es que es una ciudad cara! El internet estaba mal funcionando por la reconstrucción de nuestro bar, sorry for that! Pero nos gusta leer que piensas que somos bueno, gracias!

77%

Having booked the hostel on a Saturday morning for the same day, obviously defeated the "value for money" aspect of it, since I payed around 25e for the bed. The staff were great, and everything else was just enough of what you would expect from a hostel, especially one that claims to not worry too much about it!

  • 13th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great B-fast!

Owner Comment (Hide)
You’re great!

31%

Within 10 mins of check in, someone came into my room and stole my wallet. There were a bunch of high school kids running around all the time, my sheets were stained upon arrival, and the restroom spelled bad.

Owner Comment (Hide)
We’re very sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation. We’ve send you a private message to gain further information about this.

94%

매우친절

Owner Comment (Hide)
많은 감사!

40%

El peor hostal que recorrí en todo Europa! Tampoco tan conocido que digamos y sus instalaciones muy pobres, las camas feas, el baño, nunca hubo internet porque se "iba" por alguna extraña razon, no hay computadoras para los viajeros si necesitamos imprimir un pase de abordar o algo por el estilo, no lo recomendaría por nada! Su ubicación es buena lo único rescatable.

  • 9th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
En realidad no somos el peor hostal en Europa, pero del todo el mundo :P Es verdad que no ofrecemos mucho lujo, ni pretendemos ofrecerlo. Si prefieres más comodidades cómo computadores, recomendamos ir a otro hostal. Lo sentimos que esto no era claro antes de que hiciste tu reserva con nosotros. Esperamos que aunque la acomodación no era como esperado, si has gustado Ámsterdam!

69%

Esse hostel tem um bom custo beneficio. As camas não são muito boas, não há internet no quartos...por outro lado o preço é muito bom, o café da manhã é muitooo bom. Tem tudo o que um mochileiro precisa.

  • 9th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your review! Wifi wasn’t working due to construction, now it works again. Happy to see you liked our breakfast!

80%

Facilities and rooms are high quality, my biggest issue was that the bar area downstairs was perpetually empty as there wasn't much atmosphere. Not the most social of hostels in my experience but everything else was good.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for the review! Sorry to hear you think we’re not too social, it’s actually what we would like to be… Maybe it was due to the construction of our bar, where normally most social life is going on. We invite you to come and visit some other time to see if you like it better with our bar!

66%

The wifi didn't working during my entire 3 day stay. Their bar and restaurant are under construction.

Owner Comment (Hide)
True. But now we’ve finished! New bar is there and wifi works again. Hope you can come visit sometime to see how it looks now, and hope you’ve enjoyed your time in Amsterdam!

54%

Positiv: kurzfristige Umbuchung telefonisch möglich (keine Extrakosten) Negativ: Preis-Leistungsverhältnis (trotz Frühstück inkl.); Viel Baustelle wirkt sich negativ auf Atmosphäre aus; der Duschabfluss in unserem Zimmer hat stark gerochen, was sich auch im Zimmer verbreitet hat

  • 7th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
We’re sorry for the negative influence our construction had on your stay… Now the reconstruction is over and we have a great new bar, we would like to invite you to visit us some other time, to see if now you will have a better experience!

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