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Stayokay Amsterdam Stadsdoelen Reviews

Kloveniersburgwal 97, 1011 KB, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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83%

Rating
1212 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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97%

This is our 3rd stay at stay ok and would still return and recommend Thank you

  • 11th Aug 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
What a great review! Let us know when you come back! Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Stadsdoelen

60%

The send me to a all boys rooms when asked mixed the price was not right for not having good ainternet acces and stuff te location was nice but for only that i will end up somewhere else

  • 8th Aug 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your response! I understand you prefer a mixed room. We try to place the mixed couples, group of friends together in mixed dorms. Men and woman who travel alone will be (when possible) in a only men or only woman dorms. Also because these rooms are located next to the only men or only woman bathrooms. Did you let the reception know about the Wi-Fi problem? They could have helped you to log in. Good to hear that you liked the location! Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Stadsdoelen

60%

Good location, and that's it. 16 beds in a room is insane, and i know nobody can disagree with this. Moreover, there was no electric outlet in the room, so i have to take my charger to the lobby or make one of the staff to charge my phone for me. Thank god I brought my spare battery. If you are okay with all these, then you can stay here.


80%

Was there for one night only as a solo traveller but thought it was good. The staff were very friendly and the beds etc were decent. Not too noisy inside, nice breakfast. Wasn't enamoured with the toilets and the showers which were slightly grotty but I've seen a lot worse and given how nice the rest of it was, it didn't especially bother me. If I'm in Amsterdam again, would happily book there again.

  • 1st Aug 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your response and rating! Good to hear that the staff, and rooms were to your liking. The breakfast is realy nice, thanks! We will have a look in to the cleanliness from the bathrooms. We hope you had a pleasant stay and hope to see you soon! Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Stadsdoelen

86%

Wifi would often cut in and out but the staff would do their best to fix it. Breakfast was as good as a hotels! No power points in the room though, they were near the lockers.


54%

This Hostel wasn't as expected. Whilst the location was amazing, the value for money is not what I've experienced anywhere else in Europe to date. It was a serviceable hostel for the time we were staying there, but when i visit Amsterdam again, i will take my chances somewhere else, rather than return to Stayokay.


77%

The location is really good. The Staff is very helpful and friendly. The Breakfast is also good. The only negative point of this hostel is the cleanliness of the toilets. Apparently they clean them once a day, which is insufficient because of the amount of people they host.


80%

we stayed in a 20 bed dorm. it didn't feel like 20 at all. lot's of floors up. very hot


71%

This was a basic enough hostel, grand for somewhere to sleep but not much good for meeting people and socialising. The staff were nice but not the most friendly. Security was very good, maybe even too good as you couldn't have any friends over at night.

  • 23rd Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Good location. Very quiet for a busy hostel


49%

There are some hostels that welcome you in like a family member and its quite easy to mingle and meet other travelers. This is not one of those hotels. The location is unbeatable and breakfast was good. There are definitely worse hostels but if you are traveling alone, I would suggest not staying here. I should say I was here for a long weekend and the hostel was very busy so during the week they may be more receptive to guests.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your review. Good to hear that the location is unbeatable and that the breakfast was good! Sorry to hear that you experienced an less welcoming feeling, you could be right that this has to do with a busy weekend. We do appologize since we want our guests to really feel at home and comfortable. We have a lovely patio for our guests to mingle, or perhaps the lobby, tv-room or breakfast area. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Amsterdam! Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Stadsdoelen

77%

In the 16 bed dorm I was in there were only two plugs, no opportunity to charge your phone or camera is quite hard on the road. Next to that everything was all right, the athmosphere was really plain though, you'd expect more character in a building next to the canal.

  • 15th Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your response and rating. We know that there are not a lot of plugs in the room, since Stayokay Stadsdoelen is a monumental building. We offer oiur guests to charge the phones or camera's at our reception. You can pick it up 24/7. Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Vondelpark

74%

Dear staff, it appears that i can't use your table up here !! Otherwise my stay in your hostel was good except one thing the Atmosphere, i found it a bit cold compared to the other Hostels where i've been.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your response! Good to hear that you had a good stay! We are trying to update the atmosphere. Did you see our Patio? Also the posters on the wall in the lobby are all up to date with the latest parties/ events in Amsterdam. Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Stadsdoelen

80%

great location, nice rooms, very secure, good beds, plenty of showers. wifi didnt work though

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your response! Great to hear that you enjoyed our security, showers, beds and location! Did you let the reception know about the wifi, they always have a solution. Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Stadsdoelen

86%

Good stay, Staff was very helpful and friendly. Nice breakfast. The location was excellent for walking around AMS.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your kind words and great review! Good to hear that you enjoyed our staff! We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Stadsdoelen

91%

Had a nice stay. Helpful staff. Great location. Just a 5 minute walk to red light and Rembrandtplein, 20 minutes to leidseplein and 25 minutes to museumplein.


91%

Got all the necessities: quiet room, spacious lockers (with padlocks available to buy), and clean bathrooms with more than enough facilities. I was pleased with the quality of the free breakfast. Wi-fi was rather slow in the rooms, as we were advised, but it was usable. Quite a large hostel with many groups, so there wasn't much talking to other guests or getting to know people. But for a place to sleep, shower, and get breakfast, it was definitely satisfactory. I was happy with what I got.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your review and rating! Great to hear that your stay was definitely satisfactory! We have different kind of group of friends staying over, you could meet people during the Free walking tour or at our patio, lobby, tvroom or breakfast room. Great to hear that you had a happy stay in our hostel :) Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Stadsdoelen

91%

An excellent location with all the amenities you need. The bar downstairs provides an excellent opportunity to socialise with fellow travellers.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your great review and rating! A little bit confusing, we do not have a bar but a lively lobby and patio downstairs. Also a good location to enjoy a drink :) Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Stadsdoelen

69%

Twenty beds to a room was a bit much, but I guess there's not much we could do about that. Location was great; staff was very friendly.

  • 3rd Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your response! Great that you enjoyed the location and friendly staff! we also have a few private rooms, however the 20 beds dorm are cheaper to stay in. Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Stadsdoelen

100%

Absolutely amazing! Free breakfast is awesome! Beautiful location. Really comfy bunks. Clean bathrooms. Helpful, friendly staff. Couldn't have been happy with my stay! Will definitely come again!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your AWSOME review!! We hoop you visit us soon again! Kind Regards, Anna Stayokay Vondelpark

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