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St Christopher's at The Winston Reviews

Warmoesstraat 129, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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87%

Rating
7732 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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94%

The hostel is perfect for the experience you want to have in amsterdam. The stay was made easy by the staff, they were very helpful with advice and the free breakfast in the morning was great.

  • 30th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Great hostel, in the heart of the action in the red light district.byou couldn't pick a better spot. Bar is great, cheap deals and food is really good too, we never went anywhere else! Wifi great, rooms spacious although get hot. Ridiculous to have to pay to store your luggage before you can check in, 4 euro for the day was very unimpressed. Only hostel I've ever had to pay.

Owner Comment (Hide)
It's nice to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us, especially our location and our bar. We're sorry to read that you weren't impressed with paying for lockers. In the past we tried a free luggage storage, but unfortunately this led to too many logistical and security issues. We hope you understand. Thanks for your feedback! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

71%

Location was good. However, asked for a quieter room twice and was placed in rooms directly over outside bar area so very little sleep. Also no air con in rooms and it was very stuffy. If you want a party hostel then this is perfect. If you want a good nights sleep, forget it!

  • 29th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your valuable feedback! It's good to read that you appreciated our location, and we're sorry that we haven't fulfilled your request. Our garden shuts at 10 PM on weekdays, so you shouldn't have had too many issues, but we'll investigate to see what happened. Thanks again for your review! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

86%

'Twas a great experience

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That's great, thanks for sharing! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

91%

The place is right next to the red light district, which is good and bad. The area is super touristy, and always very noisy. Our room was quite large. The bar is cool but the music on the weekend is too loud to be able to meet people. Also, the bar is popular for lots of travelers, not just the people staying in the hostel.

  • 26th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
We appreciate that the Red Light District is a good or a bad area, depending on what you're coming to Amsterdam for. We're glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

86%

Overall one of our favorite hostels we've stayed in!

Owner Comment (Hide)
That's great to read, thank you very much for the compliment! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

94%

I stayed here for a few nights to end my Eurotrip and really enjoyed it. He reception and bar staff are very friendly and helpful. The location is perfect and only a 5 min walk to Centraal Station. This place has a cool atmosphere and not filled with pot heads like other popular places. I will stay again next time I'm in town :)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Fantastic to see that you enjoyed the end of your Eurotrip with us so much, and that you'll stay with us again next time you're in Amsterdam! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

71%

Your staff were appeared to really enjoy what they were doing. They were pleasant, accommodating, and patient. For me this goes a long way - well done. It was a little noisy - not so much the bar below but the crew cleaning it up between 3 and 4am. There was no place to prepare a meal. I prefer this option when I travel.

  • 22nd Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


80%

Good place to stay if you're looking for somewhere convenient, affordable and with a party atmosphere. Close to coffeeshops and with the bar and nightclub downstairs a night out is just downstairs.

Owner Comment (Hide)
It's good to see that you appreciated your stay with us, and we hope you'll stay with us again next time! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

80%

The location is perfect. The hostel has a bar and a club. Its totally fun there. The doors etc. have a good isolation. The noice from the bar and club didn't disturb me. However all the voice from the streets could be loud even until 4 5 oclock. I found bad that the hostel doesnt have a common facility except the bar which is not a common facility because you cannot take your own food and drink or just sit. In the bar its expected that you buy sth. Discounts were good though

  • 19th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your review! It's good to see that you had fun in our hostel, and that you appreciated our location. Please note in regards to the street noise that we offer free ear plugs at reception, which might just help with sleeping a bit better. We are sorry that you weren't allowed your own food. We do actually allow our hostel guests to eat their own food in our bar, and we're sorry that some staff were not aware of that. Thanks again for your feedback! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

94%

Excellent vibe! This is a great party hostel, the bar is always bustling with people no matter what the time or the day is! It's a great place to meet people as well.

  • 17th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

The Hostel is located in the very center of amsterdam, great location, in no time you may walk to the main areas and visit tourist areas. WiFi is good, and the room you get to share the bathroom only with the guys in your room. Bring a padlock, its needed for your locker, unless it will cost you around 3 euros. Brakefast not an international one, only boiled eggs, no option for scramble. But overall its good. Its a little loud at night beacause of its location, a lot of parties all around.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you very much for your feedback! It's good to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our free continental breakfast does indeed not contain scrambled eggs. We do, however, have a breakfast menu if you'd prefer a cooked breakfast over our free breakfast. Thanks again for your review! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

94%

The main door to the corridor where my room was located had a sensor lock on it, but the door would push open so it wasn't secure. But the main room door worked well. The shower was not the cleanest but not bad. This hostel is in a wonderful location!! It's a loud party hostel so if you are a light sleeper bring eat plugs. I'm not and was too drunk to care about noise. The breakfast was also wonderful and free! I would stay here again!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your valuable feedback! The sensor locks on the corridor doors are new, because we want to make the place extra safe. The software has yet to be installed, which is why for now it is still the way it was. We do, however, have a reception that maintains your safety, and the room doors are securely locked. We're glad to read that you slept well and that you enjoyed our breakfast. Thanks again for your review! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

74%

Good location...just 10 minutes walk from Amsterdam Central Station.

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Thank you very much for your feedback! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

100%

had a great stay and your staff made the experience for us so nice, all we came in contact with were so lovely. We were disappointed we didn't book a longer stay here but would return,

Owner Comment (Hide)
It's great to read what a positive influence the staff have had on your stay with us, and we'll pass on your compliments. We will look forward to your next time with us! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

80%

It is located in the middle of the red light district. So if you like party it is the right place for you. But if you want to relax you should look for another place. Rooms are standars, and bathroom not very big. Not enough plugs in the room. Does not have a common area and no kitchen for guest. To go inside the hostel you have to cross a big Pub. Which has a very good atmosphera and at nigh is full of people.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you very much for your review! We appreciate that you liked the location and the atmosphere, but that we might not be the best place to relax. It seems from your review that one of the Flying Pig hostels would suit your needs more, so we'd recommend checking them out next time you'll come to Amsterdam. Thanks again for your feedback! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

80%

Nice place with very good location. Good breakfast and clean and nicer room and restroom. Good hot shower. Downstairs is really pleasant place with pool table, somking room separate and a bar with guinness on tap and a loto of promotions of drinks.

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Thank you for the positive review! We'll look forward to welcoming you again next time you're around! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

89%

I stayed in a 4 bed mixed dorm and it was super clean!! No complaints and great that there was a bathroom in the room itself. Beer garden and smoking room were both great and the elevator was perfect. There was a blonde dude at the front reception who was super friendly and helpful. Location is right in the middle of red light district so very touristy. Avoid the Winston Kingdom...music was pretty brutal. Probably one of the cleanest hostels I've stayed in so thanks yall!

  • 12th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
It's great to see that you appreciated the level of cleanliness in our hostel, and that you enjoyed the helpfulness of our staff. We hope you'll stay again some day! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

77%

Good hostel, amazing location! Beds are pretty comfy and the bathrooms are pretty decent. Atmosphere not bad for a rather large hostel, and the drink deals at the bar were good!

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Thank you for the positive review! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

100%

This is hands down the best hostel in Amsterdam. Great staff, in the heart of all the action. Secure lockers with key code entry nd security at the door. The bar is fun and the free breakfast was very good

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you very much for the huge compliment! - St. Christopher's at The Winston

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