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Shelter Jordan

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Hostelworld says

Shelter Jordan is a no-drug and no-alcohol Christian hostel near Anne Frank House and the rest of central Amsterdam. Our guests say 'if you're not into partying, drugs or drinking, this is a great place for you' and have recommended this hostel for lone travellers as it offers a safe atmosphere and single-sex dorms on separate floors. Visitors say 'the people are friendly and the community area is open until late, so there is plenty of time to socialise with others'. We like that the hostel offers free breakfast as well as lunches and dinners for around €6.
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Property Description

Shelter Jordan is in the heart of Amsterdam, close to Anne Frank House, Dam Square, Royal palace and the Museum District. A direct bus to Schiphol Airport is just around the corner.

The Jordan area is full of charming streets, picturesque canals and fascinating hidden courtyards.
Experience real Amsterdam in the lively street markets, “brown” cafés and the tulip and cheese museums. This area is famous for hip and trendy boutiques as well as endless restaurants and cafés.

With less than 100 beds the hostel is smaller than many in Amsterdam, creating an atmosphere where it's easy to feel at home and make friends The courtyard garden is a great place to hang out when the sun's shining and you can buy drinks, snacks and meals in the café. We cook a home-made dinner each evening for our staff and you are very welcome to join us. You'll also find games to play, books to read, tables where you can write your journal, a chill-out area with comfy sofas where you can relax and chat to other guests and free WiFi access to keep in touch with home.

FREE: Breakfast, WiFi, Lockers, Maps, Sheets and Showers. No hidden extras - all taxes are included in the low prices. Female only floor. Choice of rooms with 4-18 beds and shared bathrooms. The large dormitories have dividing walls between the beds. Free lockers are available – bring your own padlock or buy one at reception.

24 hour reception with tourist information and discount tickets for canal cruises, bike hire and museums. Good security, free luggage storage, no curfew, no drugs and no alcohol.

Run by Christian volunteers from all around the world. This not-for-profit hostel will give you a good night’s sleep in a clean and friendly atmosphere. A favourite Amsterdam hostel since 1971 with many guests coming back year after year. Come with your friends or make new ones. Experience Christian hospitality during your Amsterdam adventure!

Come and discover why Let's Go guide book described Shelter Jordan as 'one of the very best'.
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Shelter Jordan Located at Bloemstraat 179, , Amsterdam.
Shelter Jordan
Amsterdam The Netherlands 1016 LA Amsterd Bloemstraat 179
84% 6456
52.3731363 4.8772430
Shelter Jordan
    Rooms available 18 Bed Female Dorm 5 Bed Mixed Dorm 18 Bed Male Dorm 8 Bed Female Dorm 6 Bed Female Dorm 4 Bed Female Dorm 5 Bed Female Dorm 8 Bed Male Dorm 6 Bed Male Dorm 4 Bed Male Dorm 5 Bed Male Dorm 3 Bed Female Dorm 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom 3 Bed Male Dorm 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom

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Sun 23 Oct 2016 - Wed 26 Oct 2016 Change

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Latest Review

" Staff are great and helpful! Cheerful people. Security for the bags are actually OK, the only problem is that you need a THICK lock to use the locker (you can buy from them for 4euro). I brought a thin one (those used for luggage). The toilet is clean. The room we stayed in (Amstel) is kinda small if you want to unpack on the floor. Location is walkable to most places (20 mins to Rijksmuseum or city center). Got one pokemon stop nearby. "

- joeyk86
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  • Free

    Free Breakfast Linen Included Free City Maps Free WiFi

  • General

    Security Lockers Common Room Bicycle Parking Adaptors Hot Showers Fridge/Freezer Utensils Outdoor Terrace Reading Light Hair Dryers Iron / Ironing Board Safe Deposit Box Microwave

  • Services

    Bicycle Hire Towels for hire Luggage Storage 24 Hour Reception Postal Service 24 Hour Security Housekeeping

  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant Meals Available Vending Machines Cafe

  • Entertainment

    Board Games Wi-Fi



Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew Non Smoking Taxes Included

Shelter Jordan says

I'd say what makes us so different from the other hostels in Amsterdam is that there's no alcohol or drugs here, just a quiet and friendly atmosphere in the beautiful Jordaan area of the city. We also have a ton of extras, such as our free hot breakfast, free walking tours, free Bible discussion groups, free weekly movie nights and special events at Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving.
Anne Frank House is only 500m from here and Dam Square, Leidseplein and the Rijksmuseum are also within walking distance. Personally I recommend checking out the 'hofjes' (hidden courtyards) around the Jordaan area.
Our hostel is ideally suited for those wanting to get a good night's sleep and visit the museums instead of going out to party.
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Things to Note

We have a 2 day cancellation policy, if bookings are not cancelled 2 days before a cancellation fee will be charged. Check-in or bag drop-off from 08:00, rooms available to use from 13:30. This hostel is smoke-free, drug-free and alcohol-free. You may smoke cigarettes in the courtyard. There's no curfew or lockout. If you have booked the four-person room for two or more people, we can't guarantee you'll be put in the same room but we will try our best. Our dorms are segregated by gender; if you book the wrong room we can't guarantee your accommodation. There are free lockers. Please bring your own padlock or buy one at reception. There is a 15 Euro key deposit for the four-to-eight-person rooms. The last-minute internet special offers are only available on online bookings and for a limited time period. Changes to existing bookings which include the special offer prices may result in new (higher) prices being applied to the previously discounted night(s). If the same name, e-mail or credit card is used in multiple bookings for a total of more than 8 people on the same day then we will apply our group payment and cancellation conditions. For group bookings the full amount plus 100 euro refundable deposit will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks before arrival. There is an extra charge of 5 Euro if you make a group booking for just one night and it's a Friday, Saturday, or 22-31 March, 26-28 April, 5 &15 May 2016 Bookings of up to 20 people are accepted via this site. For more people please e-mail We reserve the right to cancel online groups of more than 20 people. We have a 2 day cancellation policy. If you want to cancel your reservation, email or phone us before midnight (Amsterdam time) two days before your arrival date. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. These conditions also apply if the date of arrival has been changed by phone or email. Once you have arrived, paid and checked in it is not possible to receive a refund if you decide to leave early.

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated above (see 'Things to Note' information).

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