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MEININGER Amsterdam City West Reviews

Orlyplein 1-67, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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85%

Rating
1154 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 73%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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57%

When I travel I want to stay in places that facilitate meeting new people, was disappointed to see the this place was more of a hotel than a hostel. Staff were not very forthcoming with information and the bed I slept in was basically in a double bed with another traveller.


89%

Everything was good...just that the place for a station or bus or tram away... Pls be aware it's not the centre of the city.... Everything u want to go to do things in centre you wil take 30 mins or more in commuting(including going to the bus, waiting , traveling)...so if u just want to lay down for sometime or want to keep something back to your hostel it's not feasible as u will waste time


94%

Strategic, comfort, and clean. I like everything!

  • 19th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Indonesia
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

A little different from most hostels, Meininger also offers full hotel facilities. The Amsterdam facility is away from Centraal Station but can be reached by tram, bus and night bus. The night bus is worse case and takes 30 minutes. The tram is quick. Excellent facility. Everything was new. Very hot showers. The dryer in the laundry was not working. Highly recommend. The room was quiet and did not hear anyone from another room.

  • 18th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


100%

This place was AWESOME!!! Yes, it is a little outside of the city center, but it is only a 2 minute train ride. There is Air Conditioning! TV's! Huge showers! the bar downstairs never closes. Super friendly staff. Excellent place to rest and relax after a busy day in Amsterdam. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!


97%

The best hostel where I've been in my trip around Europe. Perfect!


94%

Very well-run hostel. I loved that you can rent bikes. It's a bit far from city centre but it's a short train ride or 15 minute bike ride away. I just wish their weekend rates weren't so expensive. They raise the prices quite high compared to the week.


86%

Super clean hostel but the kitchen is ridiculously small for the size of the hostel. Made for some frustrating evenings.


80%

Very confortable and clean, incredibly close to the train station, but it is closer to a hotel than to a hostel (which is not necessarily bad, of course)..


80%

Good hostel, location is a bit out of the way but it's very easy to get into town from there. Atmosphere was more of a hotel than a hostel


100%

Definitely worth it!

  • 7th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

I just wish they put a space in between the beds esp. if it's not a private room. My roommate's knees kept going over my side of the bed. That was very uncomfortable, even though we're both female. That was the only negative in my experience but definitely unforgettable. Putting two twin beds right next to each other.... Wth!


91%

Overall is good. Room is clean. I guess daily cleaning. But toilet a bit small.


63%

This hostel is relatively good but way too expensive. I paid around 50€ for a bed in a dorm, which did not include breakfast and I even had to buy a locker for my little wardrobe... 5 more euros! Overpriced.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear guest, Thank you for leaving your comment with us. The prices of the stay are directly connected with the availability. Especially in Summer season, when Amsterdam is quite full with travelers, we always advise our guests to make the booking as soon as possible :) And we have lockers available at reception free of charge for your valuables of course. We really hope that you enjoyed your stay with us and the beauty of our city. Greetings from sunny Amsterdam!

89%

Excellent facilities but 20 minutes by bus from Amsterdam Centraal station.


74%

とてもきれいなビジネスホテルで一部をホステルとして開放しているようです。 場所は中央駅から10分ほどですが一日フリーパス外の電車で(往復4ユーロほど)徒歩では50分ほどかかるとのこと。ドラッグ不可の安全できれいなホステルを希望ならおすすめです。 キッチンもありますが二口しかないのでなかなか使えなさそうでした。 Everywhere is clean and safety. but every time staffs were looking busy and they made the customer waited. This is not hostel it's hotel. It's little hard to make friends.


91%

Beautiful hostel one train stop away from Amsterdam center. Very easy to get to train and back.

  • 1st Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback! We hope to see you again in one of our Meiningers across Europe :) Greetings from Amsterdam

86%

A comfortable stay and perfect location for awakenings festival. Wasn't happy about the additional tourist charge which I wasn't informed about. I had to change rooms every night that I stayed there

  • 27th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Nice stay! We were disappointed that we did not get the room we booked. We had booked a room for 5 people, but was divided into two rooms. Apart from that we were happy with our stay.

  • 26th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

It's only one train stop away from the Amsterdam Central, which is not bad at all.. but 2.60 is a little expensive for the short train stop. Other than location, the price to stay there is a little steep compared to other hostels that you can get right in DT Amsterdam. But It was SUPER CLEAN and really comfortable.

  • 26th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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