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Shelter Jordan Reviews

Bloemstraat 179, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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85%

Rating
5257 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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86%

Hygiene can be improved. On arrival, bedsheets filled with lint. Toilet/shower doors in the girl's washroom filled with stains that emit a weird smell.


100%

Nice hostel, good location with bike rental and many other conveniences.

  • 9th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

I consider their rate to be the best in town. They have free events you can partake in that are interesting, like the Dutch food tasting. Facilities are standard but comfortable enough. Yes, they will ask you to show you your pass when you re-enter, but I respect that they have good security practices. Staff are nice, sometimes inquisitive but non-intrusive.

  • 8th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


71%

Solid free breakfast. Good location. Security at front desk was good, but rooms don't lock(there are lockers though). Def a Christian hostel, but they invited me once to bible study then didn't mention it again. A good alternative to the crazy party hostels of amsterdam. Relatively reasonably priced. Staff were kind. I didn't take transit at all- walked to the van Gogh museum and other sites. Train station is also close. My room was pretty packed. Overall decent. Bathroom is large. No kitchen.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your comments - we're happy you had a good time with us. For other readers - it's only the 18-bed dorms which aren't locked. All other rooms (4-8 beds) are locked. Enjoy your stay with us :-)

89%

I have stayed in shelter jordan for 2 weeks in the 18 beds dorm. The location is great, you can access to most of the places on foot within 30mins. The facilities are good. The best part of the hostel is the friendly and helpful staffs, they made me feel like home. Best atmosphere among the hostels i have ever stayed. Highly recommended.


91%

Very positive atmosphere, friendly staff High recommendations!

  • 4th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Russia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


80%

Good hostel. Staff was very helpful. Rooms were a decent size along with lockers however only 1 outlet per room which is inconvenient. Showers were hot! Free breakfast was good. Location is a bit from the city center however tram and bus make it easy to reach.


97%

The security is good. Lockers are provided inside the room. The beds and washrooms are clean. It was nice to have breakfast served but the portion is a bit too small.


83%

This was my second time coming back to this hostel and while it is a very safe place and I enjoy the free breakfast, it is lacking some things, like a good wifi connection. Also, there is no place to go in the morning until 8 am, so if you want to get up before then you should probably just leave the hostel because they don't allow you to sit in their common area while they prepare breakfast for some reason.

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


100%

The hostel is a great, quiet place with a good vibe. Everything is clean and nicely organised. Really enjoyed the stay there.


100%

A great place, and wonderful staff members; the best ingredients for a memorable stay.


80%

Cozy place to stay for short time, close to a lot of attractions, recommended.


69%

All in all it was a good stay. It was nice and quiet, the staff was friendly and helpful and they all spoke good english. There is only one electrical plug to share between 4 people in the room I stayed at, but it was not a big problem as there are multiple plugs in the common room.


97%

I'm easy to please so everything here was fine. A bed, working showers, lockers, nice dorm-mates, etc. The thing that stood out was the overwhelmingly friendly service/workers who were bright and cheery, who are seemingly genuinely interested in you.


86%

We loved to stay in the Shelter Jordaan. The Jordaan is the most beautiful area of whole Amsterdam and so the Hostel is perfectly located. There are Shops, bike rents ans Restaurants near the hostel. I've never met people that friendly before. The staff is so greatful and helpful. The free breakfast was yummy and the Café in the hostel is very cute and has some instruments (nice place to hang around). Our four-bed-room was totally okay. There was a washbasain and lockers (you need a lock)

  • 27th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

I had a really great time there.. Bravo to the staff that were kind and lhelpfull. I reomend this hostel for all travelers that want to go in Amsterdam

  • 27th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Greece
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

You have a problem at ladies bathroom. The water from the shower is not going all to the drain, but it is going to the next shower. So the water from the first shower come to next, mix, go to next one, mix and problably goes to last shower. It means if someone decide to pee in the shower, the pee goes to all the showers.


74%

Very good service and nice facilities. Brakefast was delicious. Recomended


97%

Great hostel, nice location and a kind and very helpful staff.


74%

The hostel was very tidy, and generally good. However, there was a substantial lack of outlets in the rooms. You could leave your phone to charge at the front desk charging station, but rather inconvenient if you use your phone as an alarm or wanted to use your phone while charging. I found that most of the guests kept to themselves at the hostel. I wasn't able to properly socialize with other people; even when sitting in their cafe.


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