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The White Tulip Hostel Reviews

Warmoesstraat 87, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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1409 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 77%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 78%Staff
  • 65%Atmosphere
  • 64%Cleanliness
  • 62%Facilities

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expensive at the weekend, not worth almost 30EURO per bad

  • 28th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


A simple hostel on the edge of the Red Light district, 5 minute walk from the main plaza and the train station. Security is good. Pretty clean. Good hostel overall.


Just don't do it! There is no luggage room and the staff really make you feel like you are inconveniencing them. Also, if you arrive earlier than check in or leaving late in the day after check out, you cannot be in the hostel. i.e you have to go and find somewhere else to be. No kitchen facilities at all and what they call the 'common area' is enough seating for 3 people in the hallway outside the bathrooms. Not a place for meeting people.


They advertise as a budget hostel and you will get a budget experience. Nothing wrong with it though. Good value for money. Bit cramped, clean enough, staff is helpful.


I stayed there for 1 night, Hostel is so narrow but cant blame since it is Amsterdam so it is like that mostly typical of the buiding size inside, it is good that internet is available to the room as mostly in Amsterdam is seldom to get free internet access in hotel, mostly are costly.Additional, I felt annoyed with one of the receptionist there because he tried to seduce me like touching hands or try to kiss my cheek.. it is so inappropriate and more like harassment since he asked intimacy Q


Great location. Very noisy at night but that's expected when location is so central. Rooms were clean and the size was perfect. The toilets were clean in the morning but by the evening time they were filthy. Just a simple cleaning rota would make such a difference!

  • 14th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Worst hostel we've ever stayed in. It takes 'filthy' to a whole new level. 2/3 of the staff are rude and unhelpful. No luggage room. They recommend the lockers at the station for €8 each. Almost the same price as what we paid for a bed. Hostel was on the same block as one of the red light district streets. Because of the location, there's a good chance you will have some creeps staying there. I woke up to find the man in the bunk next to mine touching my feet & wanking himself off. Disgusting!


It's a good hostel considering the price. The first guy that attend me on the entrance looked like not so friendly, and I had to ask for all the information. He didn't give prompt to me. The location is perfect, near to the coffe shops, centraal station, red light... the room is OK, and also the locker. You have some disccount on the bar below the hostel, which is very good. I would recommended, specially if you are planning to stay few days in Amsterdam.

  • 7th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Would definitely stay again. Listen, if you are looking to go to Amsterdam with a few of your mates, this is the perfect place. (Had a 10man private room). You couldn't ask for a better location! The staff were really sound and helpful, the night staff were very security conscious and it made us feel safe. Smelt bad when we arrived but the cleaners were working in the toilets. Safe room, lacking in space however, perfect if you need rest your head. Small toilet but who cares you're in Amsterdam!

  • 6th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The best host I've had I. 5 months of travelling, Johannes is funny


LOVED IT. Right when we showed up the receptionist treated us like princesses. Simply the nicest people working the front desk at all times. They were able to hold our luggage for us and even when we were early before check-in time they were able to accommodate us very easily. We stayed in a 14-mixed room and we still had plenty of room for our stuff and didn't feel cramped at all. The location is AMAZING. Literally in the center of Red Light district. I would absolutely stay there again!!!

  • 28th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Daytime staff member was very helpful in getting room changed after first night. Only stay in the 6 bed room or smaller unless you want to be with large groups of annoying, loud 21 yr old english goons. Bathrooms need help. No kitchen or common area. Social atmosphere non-existent. Food at bar next door only 'good' if you have just smoked 1,000 joints.

  • 24th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Other than location this hostel is dirty, not run well and a complete joke. They just let people do what they want. No respect for other people in the dorms at all at any times. Not for light sleepers.


Crowded and with a mild odder. The showers were warm and the beds were clean. If that's all you're looking for than this place is fine.

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