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Hostel Van Gogh Reviews

Van de Veldestraat 5, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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83%

Rating
2279 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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91%

Really good place to stay. Clean and safe. Location was good with tram stops and bus stops just around the corner.


100%

It is a very nice place. Good location. Very organized. I recommend it!


69%

Nice hostel. Staff were ruuuude.


100%

A perfect accommodation, cheap price, extremely friendly staff, cleaner than any other hostel I've visited and multiple breakfast (extra five euros but worth it). Located in a peaceful area, but still close to shops and restaurants. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!


60%

We stayed here for 2 nights, the beds were really comfy, but the hostel itself lacked atmosphere. The breakfast was really great, just wish it was a bit cheaper.


63%

Reception staff were terrible! Didn't want to help or give directions..definitely need some customer service training.


80%

It's a good hostel, but the staff aren't very helpful. I witnessed one of the male staff having a screaming argument with a guest, and even swearing at the guest. When I asked about anything including directions, it always seemed like a hassle for staff to give them. They need to stop being in a rush all the time and concentrate on better customer service and satisfaction.


100%

The best hostel off europe ... Very nice

  • 8th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


74%

Great location near a major tram line, the Van Gogh museum, and a grocery store. No real common area. This is more a hotel than a hostel. You have to pay for breakfast (5 Euros a day I believe). Rooms were cleaned daily. Staff was knowledgeable.


94%

This is more like a hotel hostel. Nicely situated in the museum district. A walk to the city center but this is a city for strolling around in. The breakfast, not included, had many many options to start your day. This is also right next to the I Amsterdam sign if you are looking for that.


91%

Very good location. It worth the investment. Very clean and secure, I had no problems at all. The night staff is not very friendly, I'd say this reception guy is a very arrogant one. I do recommend this place to everyone.

  • 6th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


83%

This hostel was in a central location to all the museums. The Van Gogh museum less than 1 kilometers away. It was a bit of a walk to the Red LIght District, Coffee Shops, and main area. Overall the staff was friendly and the facilities were clean

  • 5th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

My sister, Rosemary Waite and I, Caroline Armitage, enjoyed our stay at Hotel/Hostel Van Gogh. It is in a wonderful position, so easy to reach the three museums which we love to visit. The only hiccup was on arrival on the afternoon of 4th October. The young man on duty was new, and would not accept the copies of the confirmation, saying that we owed 218.70 Euros on check-in. He kept talking about "an expensive Tourism Tax" and this was most annoying, as we had heard nothing of this.

  • 4th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


86%

pretty nice hostel, well positioned and full of comfort. i have to say that the presence of a kitchen would be great


69%

good hostel small rooms

  • 2nd Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Greece
  • All Male Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


71%

The staff were helpful with the exception of 1 person (the little man was a bit rude). It was right across the street from the Can Gogh Museum and 20 minute walk to the centre which was good. The cleaning could have been a bit better, you can tell they don't do a full proper clean by the large areas the miss.


94%

Only stayed for one night but a lovely hostel, seemingly somewhere inbetween a typical hostel and a hotel! Staff were helpful and the 5 euro breakfast is great.


97%

I loved staying at Hotel Van Gogh. The staff was friendly and helpful, the location was excellent for museums and markets and good food. Because it's farther out from the center (about 20-30 minutes walk) it was quiet at night. Amsterdam is a huge city, but I would recommend this hostel if you don't mind a bit of walking to get around.


94%

I was very impressed with the cleanliness of this hostel. The rooms are new, large and comfortable. The wi-fi internet worked very well. Anyone can access the main area of the city by walking around 20-30min. There are Tram lines (2 and 5) with stops just around the corner going to the central area too. The van gogh and Rijks museums are a few steps from the hostel. The breakfeast (5 euros) has a variety of food. I would definetly recommend this hostel.

  • 1st Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

Not a bad place, great location, near a few good museums. Neighborhood was nice, near the IAmsterdam park. Not close to the main train station but I'm a walker so I didn't mind. Wifi worked throughout the rooms which is rare. Elevator is very small (2 person max with luggage) but taking the stairs is a little less convienant (though interesting)and breakfast isn't worth it. Facilities were clean

  • 30th Sep 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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