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Hans Brinker Budget Hotel Reviews

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

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75%

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4700 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 75%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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51%

El hostel no es recomendable en absoluto, aunque su precio es más bien accesible. Las habitaciones son incómodas, sucias, pequeñas y sin ventilación. La limpieza deja mucho que desear, los baños, también. El personal, sin palabras, más que deficiente. ¡Como si atenderte fuera un disgusto para ellos! El WIFI anda muy mal. Tiene bar (no muy lindo), pero no hay cocina. Lo mejor, por lejos, el desayuno: ¡muy completo! Si pueden, elijan otro lugar!


91%

For a hostel that tries very hard to appear budget (or the worst) it is actually very good. Rooms are basic but clean and have individual lockers you don't need to pay for. The bar downstairs is decent. The free breakfast is better than most hostels offer, with fresh fried tomatoes, boiled eggs and probably meat too but I am vego and wasn't paying attention. Free luggage room. Staff were nice. Would recommend for budget travellers 100%.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Aaawh, you're making us blush! So many compliments, we just can't handle it! And for the non-vego's: there's meat as well!

40%

大門口應該改用刷卡進出,等櫃台開門實在太不方便

Owner Comment (Hide)
It's maybe inconvenient to let people show their key first to get in, but it is a lot safer than letting every random person walk into the hotel. But thanks for the review anyway!

94%

Nice place. Much bigger than we expected, so have a crowded bar at night..which is good. They have an underground club, not sure how it is though. Good breakfast. Highly Recommended.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks so much! We're happy with your review, although we're afraid you will have to come back soon... To check out our club downstairs! It's pretty cool.

94%

Best choice for that money for Amsterdam!

Owner Comment (Hide)
*doing a little dance*

69%

The locker I was appointed was a bit broken so the lock could be forced open. Perhaps check that all locker locks are actually operational? I had good luck with dorm mates though so felt my stuff was safe.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank God for the reliable people staying in our hotel! And thanks for your comment! It's noted.

66%

Terrible Hostel. Would Recommend


63%

Me pareció sucio poco personal para atender...insegura la taquilla. Buena ubicación precio desayuno.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Muchas gracias! We will check the cleanlines and do our best to make it even better next time.

80%

What you see is what you get! Great location and helpful staff.

  • 17th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Excactly! Thanks for the review.

69%

One of the secretary is not the most nice person. The toilet is not appropriate. The shower is bad.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Not the nicest... That's at least a kind way to put it :) But we are happy with your honesty. Thanks!

74%

Die Lage und das Preis-Leistungsverhältnis waren sehr gut. Bettwäsche wurde jeden Tag gemacht und die Handtücher (die etwas klein sind) jeden Tag gewechselt. Das Zimmer und Bad waren sauber und auch das Frühstück ist für ein Hostel echt in Ordnung.

  • 14th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Danke schon German friend! We are happy with your positive words, so thanks so much!

31%

I actually were gonna stay here, but when I got here I turned a round after a half hour, becausebof my impressions. I am used to staying at hostels.. but this was so bad on everyway.. Stay at stayokay hostel. they are great. Call them if the prices are high. usually. they're good and I loved the hostel.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Too bad you were disappointed. Did you check out our website? Could be useful next time, so you can lower your expectations in advance. :)

66%

It's really a hostel for students i think. We stayed here for one night and it's perfect for sleeping. But just sleeping. The breakfast was pretty good, so that's a plus and the location was awesome! Very close to everything. But if you want luxe don't come here. If you just need a bed, than this is your hostel.


69%

Leider waren die Bettlacken mit Flecken versehen. Die Fenster im Zimmer konnten nur gekippt und nicht geöffnet werden, was dann in einem Zimmer mit 6 Personen eher unpraktisch war. Ein Hotel für Leute ohne grosse Ansprüche. Das Hotel hat sonst den Zweck für ein Party Weekend von einer Gruppe mit 17 Frauen erfüllt :)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hallo! Too bad you had stains in your sheets... Our sheets are cleaned every day, so it could be a clean stain? Anyways, you can always come down to reception to change your sheets! And it's true that our windows don't open very far. It's for safety precautions, but we can imagine that besides safe, it can get too hot as well. Besides that, groups of 17 women we always love to see back, so come back soon to part with us again!

66%

Wir haben vorab eine Anzahlung getätigt. Bei der Ankunft im Hotel wurde diese jedoch nciht berücksichtig. Das Hotelpersonal behauptete, dass die Anzahlung eine Gebühr von Hostelworld.com sei. Wir bitten um Erstattung der Auslagen.

  • 11th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi! It's true that you pay an advance to HostelWorld, not to us. This deposit that you pay is to make sure you have a booking. So you can always contact Hostelworld itself about this matter. Thanks anyway for the review, and we hope that this comment may also be of help to future guests :)

74%

Referente al trato del personal, la verdad que no muy agradable, al menos la primera persona que nos atendio. La habitacion, bien. Limpia y suficiente para dormir. La ubicacion excelente. La unica queja es la poca educacion de la gente que se aloja. Por la noche no puedes dormir por culpa de los gritos, golpes al cerrar la puerta, musica alta. Creemos que el hotel deberia vigilar mas este tema.

  • 11th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Unfortunately we cannot check the level of education of our guests prior to their stay. But the suggestion made us chuckle, thanks for that!

86%

Great location and good value. They definitely need hooks in the bathroom though. I enjoyed the bar and breakfast was great.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Yes, hooks! It's noted. Thanks for the review!

91%

We were 100% satisfied with the Hostel. I repeat: Hostel. I read negative reviews, but those were probably from people who thought Hans Brinker Budget Hotel is a Hotel. BUT for a hostel, it was everything we dreamed of. Clean room with own bathroom, towels and linen, relatively cheap bar and kitchen and nice staff. The free breakfast was beyond our expectations. If we ever come back to Amsterdam we won't search for accomodation, because we will stay at Hans Brinker Budget Hotel.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Yes! How accurate :) And we always love seeing guests returning. Let us know if you ever come back, so we can buy you a beer!

49%

Se tarda mucho en hace el chek in, te piden 5 euros en cash para que te den la llave, la limpieza deja mucho que desear, muy viejo todo no gastan ni en pintura. Lo bueno es la ubicacion y que no hay ruido por la noche.

Owner Comment (Hide)
We're happy that you liked the location and that you got a good nights' sleep. We just have one comment: the 5 euro you pay for the key is just a deposit, so you do get that back during check-out. Unless you keep the key...

66%

You get what they tell you; a super basic budget hostel. Roms were fine, and bathroom was clean. Lockers provided in rooms do lock, but seem a bit flimsy. I was only there to sleep one night, bubut I can't say I wasn't glad to be out of there early the next morning.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for the review, and for the new word: flimsy! I hope you still got a taste of our well-known breakfast before you left?

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