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Leidsegracht 76, Amsterdam 1016 CR, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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69%

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2033 Total Reviews
  • 63%Value For Money
  • 74%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 72%Staff
  • 63%Atmosphere
  • 68%Cleanliness
  • 63%Facilities

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29%

the hostel is terrible. the staff is non welcoming. the room were i sleept was extra small for a 8 bed. next morning the shower was cold. the room has only 4 electric sockets. please avoid this hostel for that money.


46%

It really isn't very nice. My main two issues were; 1. In my dorm, there were 8 beds but only 7 lockers. Of those 7 lockers only 5 had a way of locking them. Therefore only 5 of the 8 beds in the dorm had a way of securing their luggage. Honestly this is not good. 2. They don't change the doona cover or pillow cover. They don't provide any other bedding. This is actually disgusting.


43%

Didn't like the place, the overall environment wasn't welcoming. The staff wasn't very present. The reception is close from 11 until like 9am which of you ask me makes a lot of thing inconvenient


80%

An interesting hostel with a great atmosphere. The facilities were okay and staff were helpful. One negative was that the whole hostel smelt of weed.


74%

Overall a good hostel to stay in whilst in Amsterdam. Good recommendations, not the most sociable hostel but that could be just down to chance. Would stay here again


60%

Sorry for the Access Card, I forgot to return it to you!

  • 6th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Romania
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Great place! The smoking area is very handy to hang out & an easy place to meet new people. Everyone is friendly! Rooms are a bit cramped but the lockers are massive & the shower is very modern. Cheap food at the hostel & it takes about a ten minute walk from the Dam square & 20-30mins from the train station. Definitely recommend this place if you're going for smoking & site seeing. Nothing is too far away!


80%

Stayed here for a few nights and was good value for the time of year/nights we stayed in Amsterdam. Location is perfect and the staff are super helpful. Budget travelling is always tricky in Amsterdam but this place is as good as any other for the money.


77%

Jordy was a delight!


89%

Good place! Super chill crowd. Nice to have a smoking room in the building, with a TV. Rooms are decent, not too spacious, but fine. Decently clean. Good atmosphere. Would stay here again!


89%

best cheap hostel around. smoking room was cool to hang out and make friends.giant lockers


60%

Quick stop in the dam? Yeah, stay. It's nice enough andgthe smoking room is nice little bonus and good for meeting new people. Average. Can't complain but I wouldn't go shouting about it either.


60%

Nice place if you want to come to Amsterdam and smoke weed. Not great if you're trying to meet people who aren't stoners though. Facilities were decent but being Amsterdam it's pretty expensive for what you get.


74%

Good location right in the middle of town.


40%

This hostel was dirty, smelly, and lacked any privacy whatsoever. There were a lack of bathrooms and showers and those provided were not very cleanly. The staff was kinda grumpy and immature, but they did provide anything necessary. There was no top sheet, only a blanket, and the space was particularly crammed. The people I met were nice, but I wouldn't stay again. And the cat tried to bite me...


83%

Stayed 4 nights. Very good location. Drug friendly, very chilled atmosphere. Staff were all lovely. Needs more showers.


66%

It is a very pleasant place to stay. The staff were all nice and helpful and it is in a vey good location, close enough to the main square to get there quickly but also far away enough to escape the noise. The only negative I have is that the facilities aren't as good as they appear to be in the photos, the bathrooms and toilets are extremely small and it was uncomfortable sleeping in the dorm rooms with no ac or even a small fan to help with the humidity/heat. Overall it was a good experience.


60%

Average hostel, terrible night staff.

  • 23rd Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


54%

The staff was often missing from the front counter, or seemed confused as to how things were run. The door on our room closed slowly, and then suddenly slammed shut every time, waking everyone in the room up each time someone came in or out.


97%

Great location, friendly staff and good facilities. Such a relaxing smoking area with a community spirit and a excellent view from the bay window.


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