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The room had a good shower. The stairs were a bit tough to climb though!
Great location in the heart of the red light district, but still within walking distance of all other attractions, dorms were nice and big with plants of space, every locker with valuables can be opened with the same key so you really need to rely on fellow travelers being honest and trustworthy otherwise was a great hostel at a great price for the location!
The place is well located, in the center where the nightlife is important. However it was a bit dirty and the smell in the bathroom and in the room was horrible.
Good hostel, great location for partying, not social, but some of the staff were great.
awesome decorations and great location. Lots of room for personal stuff at your bed, as well as your own power outlet(!). Clean. Front desk lady was a little disinterested/tired.
Extremely helpful staff! I had a 50 lb bag that I didn't want to have to carry up a million flights of stairs so they upgraded my room and have me something on the first floor! Rooms were a little dark (poor lighting) but the full-sized lock box was a great thing to have! I would definitely stay here again if I was travelling to Amsterdam! Amazing location right in the centre of the Red Light District.. Great atmosphere!
Did not realise it was in the heart of the red light district! Found that's out very very quickly. Lots of interesting characters staying there but no one was by any means "mean". The rooms are all painted black which is pretty horrifying! Good wifi. Payed for an average breakfast. Good location to see all the sites! Just not the place for 2 young female travellers!
Great location and value for money. Friendly and helpful staff. Only drawback was that the toilets stank out the room a bit and the wifi wasn't great. Beautiful and safe area of the red light district. We didn't feel the need to pay for trams as everything you'd want to see is located within walking distance.
The staff were friendly and helpful. The location was fabulous and easy to get to. The beds and power sources were well placed and comfortable. However, I woke up each morning feeling quite ill due to the old stenches of tobacco smoke. It needed much more ventilation. Overall it was a pleasant stay.
I loved that every bed had a safe, outlet and light. But the room was very dark, there weren't any other outlets in the room (not even in the bathroom, so I had to do my hair on my top bunk), and the floor would shake whenever anybody walked across the room, waking everybody up.
A bad place for a couple, but that's somewhat our fault for not researching better. The atmosphere is very much geared toward people out to get drunk and party. We booked last minute, so didn't have many options. On cleanliness: they would've gotten high marks, except once we walked into the bathroom and saw a mouse scurry by. They make an effort to keep things clean, but unfortunately the area is very dirty... the mouse freaked us out.
Terrible place for couples, but we'd recommend it for singles / stoners if it weren't for the mouse we saw skitter through the bathroom. The place looks really clean and the staff clearly works hard to keep things clean, but it's just in a nasty part of town. Be aware that you'll be timesharing with rodents because of that.
Great location, friendly people, definitely worth staying at!
It was good. Especially if you want to be right on red light district.
Nice hostel. Good location. Reception is not always that helpful and nice but it does the work fine. Breakfast is nice and cheap , rooms are clean and big. Private bathrooms really make this hostel worth the price.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Good location and the 7th floor bar is awesome
Amazing location with nice staff. Lack of a common area made it difficult to meet people though. Price was a bit steep for what you get but overall pretty good.
Everything was just ok, except for the rat we found into the room's litter, it was a little bit disgusting.
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 25-30
- (1 review)
Very expensive hostel located in the red light district. The woman in the reception seemed very angry all the time and used the fewest words possible, nothing like "welcome, goodbye, thanks for your stay". She just seemed like she couldnt be bothered. The roomes were big, but after our last night there had been a mouse eating from our snacks we had bought for our train ride back to Denmark. No kitchen or real common room so there isnt really an atmosphere. Good location though
The bathroom smelled awful (like urine) after it had already been cleaned and yet didn't refill the toilet paper. However the rooms thenselves were comfy and clean. Location was awesome, so close to everything, very convenient.