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Shelter City Reviews

Barndesteeg 21, 1012 BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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85%

Rating
8015 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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91%

Really nice place would of loved to have stayed longer, wonderful people and good vibe :)


57%

Strange place. Preachy but not very nice. Didn't love my stay here.


80%

From my point of view Shelter is very close to many interesting sites to visit. The 4-room bedrrom for women is very small., but is ok to sleep in. Staff is ok but not very helpful when trying to get information about the city.


100%

Everything was good! I come again :) Thanks


77%

showers were freezing :( - I know the sign said to go tell them and use the bathroom downstairs but frankly I was already naked and wet. The poor quality of the wifi was also disappointing. Otherwise, it was clean and a really nice location.


89%

I am definitly convinced by the shelter city hostel. It was a delicious moment, thank you for pancakes, smiles and hapyness. I would like to recome tomorrow if it would be possible. Fantastic place !

  • 1st Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

Everything was good! I come again :) Thanks


86%

Shelter City was lovely! The staff were incredibly nice, they have a little cafe on site and breakfast that comes with the stay. Because I had to get up and leave so early they gave me a take-a-way breakfast. If/when I go back to Amsterdam I'll be heading there. :)

  • 29th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Everything was OK. It's a really cozy hostel. The staff is really kind. Well located.

  • 28th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Great location right in the heart of Amsterdam, friendly staff, clean, nice environment, free breakfast, and coffee and tea throughout the day. Great price for the location!

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


60%

I would only recommend this hostel for people who wants to stay in a good location in Amsterdam. The lack of cleaning really upset me. The bathrooms and showers were absolutely disgusting and smelled really bad, it was a torture for me to take a shower there. Staff was very friendly. Bedrooms had too many beds for the room space. No place to charge phone in bedroom, you had to leave it charging in the reception. Big lockers in the room, which is great. Terrible internet connection!


71%

Breakfast was good and location, staff's kindness were good but toilet was a little dirty and the hostel is near the red light street so you had better refer about that.


83%

Nice hostel, in the heart of Amsterdam. Friendly and helpful staff. Unfortunately, I would not recommend you to stay at Male 20 Bed because normally there are weird staying there who like to smoke , and if you are not this kind of person this can disturb you.


91%

This place is a real oasis amid the hubbub of Amsterdam, but only seconds from the action. Nice people, no preaching and warm, helpful hospitality is the order of the day here!


69%

Everthing is ok except the noise made by people living next to the hostel during the night.

  • 25th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Vietnam
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

Good location plus free breakfast. Kind staff and various events on going.

  • 24th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


80%

Everything was allright. Didn't have any problems.Only thing was i did not like the bathrooms.


83%

very nice place, a bit far


66%

Be careful your electric equipment when you sleep in this hostel. Because someone may go in to your room and take it out. Then when you go to reception there they just tell you I will see the video and after you ask again they will answer you the some word. And there are many people smoke inside.


77%

i was absolutely euphoric with the lovely and friendly staff.god bless them.

  • 21st Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Iran
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


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