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Lucky Lake Hostel Reviews

Vinkenkade 75, Vinkeveen, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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92%

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2366 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 79%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

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94%

It is upscale for camping; staff was very friendly and accommodating. I am a 50 year old woman who was traveling alone and never once was concerned about my safety. The other folks were diverse in age, gender, ethnicity, outlook, etc...would return and would recommend!

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Thank you for recommending us! It's wonderful to hear that you felt safe and had a good time here. We hope to welcome you back some day.

94%

Wonderful place outside the city of Amsterdam. The place has a very laid back mentality and has a good understanding of what people are looking to do. The staff was very friendly and always helpful. If I was to travel back to Amsterdam, I would definitely recommend this place.

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Wow, that's awesome! Thanks and enjoy your travels.

97%

Lucky Lake is a the place to stay if you want something a little bit different and quirky. It's 30 mins from Amsterdam centre but the shuttle service to the metro is excellent, and its nice to be able to escape the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam to come to this paradise! Highlights were the caravan cabins, the breakfast bus and kayaking on the lake! Will be back for sure.

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Oh thanks, we're happy you had a good stay!

100%

Lucky Lake is the most beautiful place to stay in the World. We try to come back every year since 7 years. Go there, it's awesome

  • 9th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Thank you girls! It was great seeing you again X

94%

Had a brilliant stay, love Lucky Lake and will definetly be back!


100%

One of the best hostels i've ever stayed at. Such a relaxed vibe to the place and all the staff seem to love working there which I think says a lot about just how awesome it is. The nearby lake is really beautiful and after spending a few nights in the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam city itself, it was really nice to get away and relax out here. Met loads of cool people who I did day trips with constantly, and had drinks with by night. The free breakfast in the breakfast bus is great as welll.

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Yes yes yes!!!! Great review, thank you!

94%

Such a lovely place, great atmosphere and the staff were really helpful. Room could have been cleaner though.

  • 7th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Thanks for your comment. We're very sorry to hear you didn't find your room as clean as it should be. That's not okay, we wish you would have let us know on your arrival so we could have made it to our standards. Thanks for letting us know and we're happy that you did enjoyed your stay! Thank you.

97%

Lucky lake hostel was a really amazing start to our travelling holiday. The converted bus and caravans really reflected the quirks of Amsterdam. This hostel is not actually in Amsterdam centre but don't let this put you off - you can get regular metros to the pick up point and then be shuttle bussed back to the hostel. Everything was extremely clean, lots to dog ere including swim, cycle and kayak and the staff were so kind and helpful. Will be returning as a group but amazing as a couple!

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Wonderful! Thanks and till next time :-)

94%

Lovely hostel and the lake was beautiful. Only issue was how far away from Amsterdam but they did try to accommodate this with the free shuttle. Atmosphere is lovely and everyone was very friendly with staff helping all the time. Really enjoyed our stay.

  • 5th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Great! Thanks for staying.

100%

I am sorry about the delay in writing this review. Have only good things to say. The place is very beautiful and extremely clean and tidy. Excellent breakfast. Excellent kitchen and very helpful staff. Am I forgeting to say something Yes...if you are in doubt about this hostel due to the location, I reccomend you to stay there. Because the lake is very beautiful (sunset there is a feast for the eyes!), you can ride a bike, swin, etc. We had a very pleasant stay there!

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Woohoo! Thanks!

91%

If you're going to Amsterdam, but aren't really interested in the city this is definitely the place.

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Thanks for your review.

80%

It was such a lovely place to stay! The atmosphere was excellent and the staff was very nice and helpful

  • 4th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Yay, thanks!

94%

From the moment we got into the shuttle, I was amazed at the friendliness of everyone, including Lucky Lake staff. The staff members were helpful from the get go and were very knowledgeable on many subjects. I had never stayed in a hostel before and I'm glad this was my first one. It was clean, well maintained, and cute! I loved how accommodating they were (free wifi, breakfast, computer use, printing, etc). Everything about my stay was wonderful.

  • 2nd Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Such a lovely review, thanks. We hope you'll have many more positive hostel stays in the future!

86%

This hostel was a great find! Excellent facilities including a kitchen, shop, and transport to and from the metro. Very helpful staff and a quirky atmosphere - we would definitely go back!

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Woohoo! Lovely, thanks!

97%

Lucky Lake was an awesome place to stay! Although it was a bit far from the city, the free shuttles they had every 30mins were really convenient and easy to use. The whole atmosphere of the place kind of felt like camp ground (with cabins) more so than a hostel. But all in all we really enjoyed how close to the lake and cute little Dutch town we were. If you're not too bothered by staying a bit out of town, I would definitely recommend it! Thanks, Jesika & Annika

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Thanks girls! We're glad you've enjoyed your stay. Safe travels and greetings from all of us.

97%

We stayed at lucky lake while we stopped in Amsterdam on our interail trip. The staff were so friendly and helpful and there was such a cool vibe around the place! We were a bit out of the centre but the free shuttle meant the centre was so accessible! It is also set on the most amazing lake. Overall a really good stay and would recommend it to all young adults looking for a nice place to stay while being in Amsterdam!

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Whoohoo! Thank you!!

89%

Hostel is 25 minutes from city but well worth it. Dutch countryside is beautiful. Really cool atmosphere and really welcoming. Reception closes at 11pm and reopens at 9 which at times is inconvenient. No AC was very hot at night. Kitchen facilities are great with lots of free stuff. One big negative for me was that I had food stolen or thrown out. Hostel staff partially compensated but things were still taken. Staff charged us for transportation to train simply because "reception wasn't open."

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Thanks for your comments. We have this special taxi service to the airport for €35 and to Bijlmer Arena station for €15 This service is available before the 1st shuttle at 8 am. We're so sorry someone took your 'food' from the fridge, we gave you a compensiation but feel very bad you didn't get to experience your space journey:-) We're glad you've enjoyed your stay regardless. Thanks for staying!

83%

But far out from the centre but the frequent shuttles, plus the great and relaxed location makes it worth while. Had a great time

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Lovely! Thanks for staying!

100%

We thought Lucky Lake hostel was a wonderfully individual, a really unique place to stay and we had a great time! The staff are friendly and very helpful, and the facilities are great. We cannot fault Lucky Lake!

  • 25th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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100% THANK YOU!!!!!!

94%

Super clean and really chilled out vibes. The lake is absolutely beautiful. They also have a free shuttle service that runs every hour from the train station to the hostel. Awesome staff and absolutely loved the 4 days that we stayed there. Definitely worth it and highly recommended.

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WOW! Thanks for your great review. We're very happy that you've enjoyed your stay.

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