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Spiegelstraat 4, Haarlem, Netherlands

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67 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 97%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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I was in Europe for four weeks and by far this was the best nights sleep I had throughout the entire stay! Beds were very comfy and clean, as well as all of her facilities. She was so helpful with maps, buses, and bike rentals. I will be back and I will be staying there again :) The place is adorable.

  • 28th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


At 31 euros (28 euros and 3 euro tax), this is an expensive hostel, and not worth the money. They offer wi-fi but as my computer was not working they directed me to the local library, a considerable walk, and not open when I needed it. I wanted to hire a bike but was directed to a hire company a long way away. By having a computer for people caught short and having a few bikes this place could considerable improve its service. The place was only about one third full and this was in August!

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Hello anonymous, Unfortunately I could not help you with the wifi connection. I read in your earlier reviews, at other Dutch places you had trouble connecting to the Dutch network? I don't have a public computer and not planning to, my hostel is all about personal contact of course we tried to help you.The bike rental is at a 10 min. walk from my hostel, I arranged a special price for you. However I'm sad that you didn't feel free sharing your displeasure. Enjoy your journey, greetings Merel

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