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Hostel de Mafkees Reviews

Vijverhofstraat 47, Rotterdam, Netherlands

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222 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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It has great location just near Rotterdam central station, though it's a little bit difficult to find at the first time. Most of the staff are really nice to help you solve problems. Using locker needs 5 euros for deposit. Breakfast is very simple with toast, coffee and tee. They clean the shower rooms every day. By the way, in the end of January, it's terribly cold at night. If you don't want to pay for their linen and sheets, you had better bring yours.


You can stay in a more fun and more central place with betakfast included for only a few euros extra per night. This place os only the cheapest by a few euros and that is not worth the distance, lack of breakfast and middle-aged clientèle

  • 14th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Nice place to stay!!


Nice Hostel with a good atmosphere to recommend ... However the hostel ask for a fee of 5 euros if you want to rent a night kit (pillow, sheet ...), so if you can, bring it !


No wifi my entire stay, plastic gym mats for mattresses and lockers are 5€? I thought I was getting a deal but you have to spend another 5€ for sheets! So it's not really 12€ a night. They also put a exit sign in the dorm rooms which are extremely bright (I could literally read a book) spend a few extra euro and get a more comfortable place.


The location is near to the station and it was the best value for money hostel i could find in that location.

  • 11th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Very good hostel for that price they have. Very close to the train station which is good. Clean and nice staff.


The beds are literally one next to the other... this is nice if you are very tired or if you like to hear the breathing of your neighbor. Getting plastic cased mattresses is not the most desirable, specially because they are a bit noisy with your movement. The sheets have an extra fee unless you bring your owns or sleeping bag (I found this is a good idea). Despite of all this I keep good memories of the place: it is cool, big, clean, nice staff, non-stop music environment, ...


De Mafkee is a fun place in a fun city. Will definitely head there again.

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