MEININGER Amsterdam City West Reviews
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Room door didn't close properly so it was often left slightly open during the day. Bed was not made and sheets had a red stain that looked like blood. It is far from city centre, but accessible by a 5 minute train. Common area was decent but the bar and breakfast were overpriced.
As usual the Meininger hostel was really good. Everything was clean and the staff was helpful. My only problem I was using a lock too thin for the lockers so you could still open the locker even if my lock was in it. As far as location goes it was easy to get to the city by train and was in a safe area but it would've been nice to be in walking distance. Minor issues I know :) everything else was great and I would defiantly book at the Meininger hostels... in any city!
your hostel is more like a hotel than a hostel. the inhabitants are much highschool group and not traveller. breakfast price is outrageous expensive, and for the number of rooms, only 1 washing machine and 1 drying machine.
It was a fantastic experience, just note that the lockers are small. The direction to the entrance was a bit tricky for the first time. But overall recommendation is very positive.
great place but far from the center of the city so unless you want to pay for a taxi you need to be on a bus by midnight every night. its more of a hotel than a hostel so the facilities are extremely high quality.
Loved it, really added to Amsterdam experience. Thanks for everything
I've travelled the world over, and this is the first time I've stayed at a MEININGER hostel. I have to say, it's the cleanest, most efficient, and overall, nicest hostel I've ever stayed at anywhere. Most of the staff were very helpful and polite. The breakfast was basic, but for the price, I can't complain. It was good. I've had much worse in 3 star hotels. At the time of staying, finding the entrance was difficult, but it's an easy train ride into Amsterdam Central, and about 20 mins by bus.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Fantastic place to stay. its outside the city centre but its right beside the train station so very easy to get there. rooms were very clean and nice. staff were friendly. definitely would recommend this place. I'm staying here again next time i go to Amsterdam
This is outside the city center, but it's easy to get to central by either metro or tram. Rooms were very clean and looked more as a hotel than a hostel. My only gripe is that it's hard to meet new people in the common area as the tables are individually set-up. If you want a laid-back experience, I'd definitely stay here.
More like a hotel than a hostel. Toilets, staff, rooms, wifi all great! Location ok. We had an issue with bookings as we booked another night while staying there and were told there was only a private room available but would allow us to book at dorm price. But when we came back to our room there was a random man was in our room. The man eventually sorted it out and with reception and didn't come back. Still, we had personal items lying around that would have been put away had we known.
I really enjoyed staying here. It is HUGE, but not a bad thing in this case (usually I dislike huge hostels). They were friendly, the location is fine, it is clean, and everybody in my room was very friendly. We made friends in the one night I was there.
facility was nice and clean. but washing machine was out of order and i cant use it for 3days. everything except that was nice.
Second time staying here, had a great time will almost definitely be using this hotel/hostel again.
The most comfortable I've ever stayed.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Aside from the breakfast a by on the higher end pricing (although it is all-you-can-eat style), very nice hostel overall. Kind and professional staff, location allows access to most major attractions within 15-25 minutes walking distance and near the main square (public transports). Very good experience during my stay!