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The White Tulip Hostel Reviews

Warmoesstraat 87, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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1692 Total Reviews
  • 70%Value For Money
  • 72%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 74%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 62%Cleanliness
  • 60%Facilities

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Pretty good hostel. It would be nice if the hostel had a common area to meet people. Rooms and bathrooms were very good. Amazing central location.


Average facilities, disinterested staff (I waited about 20 minutes at reception to check in) but fantastic location if you have come to Amsterdam to party. However the flip side of that is even ear plugs won't allow you to get to sleep before 2-3am as your window overlooks a very busy night life walking street


For a last minute booking in the red light district a great place. Like most other places the price is a bit of a kick in the gut but the beds were comfy and the showers were good.


Do not stay here - the hostel is infested with Mice. There were mice running all over our room even when the lights where turned on and we met loads of people from other rooms complaining about Mice aswell! The hostel refused to refund our money so we were stuck there for 2 nights. As if it wasn't bad enough the rooms were so small we felt claustrophobic and you had to go downstairs to the bar to use wifi.


If you're looking for a hostel right inside the red light district, this place is ideal. However, if you are looking for a more relaxing, quiet environment to see other parts of Amsterdam then this is not the place for you.


WORST HOSTEL OF MY LIFE My second time in Amsterdam and I can say that the hostel is horrible , I will never recommend this place, dirty place , old and unhygienic bathroom , bedding smelly , staffs untrained and uneducated , disrespect is what exists in this place.


You get what you pay for here, especially since good hostels in Amsterdam are expensive. Great location though, walking distance to everything. Rooms are small and hot. Not enough room to sit up on the top bunks. Security wasn't very good as they were doing renovations and anybody could walk up to the rooms.


Special thanks to the staff, the receptionist and all the bar guys at Slaine were extremely helpful, making our stay very comfortable despite all the renovation going on while we were there (which is obviously unavoidable). Would definitely book again once the updates have all been finished!


Honestly didn't like anything about the hostel other then the location. The bathrooms were crowded and had flies. And all the people in my room were extremely rude and the front desk workers were unfriendly. I would suggest separate rooms and washrooms.


Great location, definitely in the thick of things. There's a bar downstairs, which is kinda cool. Definitely a party hostel. The room smelled like body odor and feet and the facilities were bearable. No sort of common room though, which was a bummer


Gets the job done. Nothing too fancy or outstanding about this hostel, but nothing wrong with it as well. Good location


Great stay right in the middle of the red light district... One thing that is not said on here, which I was surprised to find out was the damn bells from the church in the square. They will ring ever 15 minutes it seems from 9am -2am . If you've been partying tho it doesn't really make much of a difference.


I had read another review about someone claiming a mouse in their room.. I don't know if I had the same room or not, but my room had a mouse. I told cleaning staff about it, but he didn't seem to care. At least put some traps or something to alleviate the problem...


Very comfy beds and in an amazing location right in the centre of the Red Light District. I thought the hostel was expensive for what it has to offer, but you can sort-of understand why once you see how close you are to everything. The staff were helpful and everything was relatively clean in the bedrooms! However, there are not enough facilities (showers, toilets, sinks) for the amount of people that stay, and they were not cleaned often enough. Probably would stay here again.

  • 18th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Small cramped damp room with 10 people, most of them men who smelled. Sheets stained. 1 bathroom/shower area shared amongst male and female?! Whole stay I felt dirty- the common areas, the room, the beds, the bathroom just felt dirty


A pretty poor stay overall. The noise in this hostel was horrendous and went on til 5am. The rooms were grubby, including sheets and towels. When we asked to be moved rooms due to noise, the guy said 'it's not really my problem is it?'. Our door would not open/close, which is a fire hazard. Your knees touch the door when you sit down for a wee! Wifi is poor, no common area, mouse traps in the room. We were refused a refund, even though it was so poor here, we decided to move after just one night

  • 16th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


14 people is too many for a room. The ceilings are too low for bunk beds that high.


The hostel wasn't great. The rooms were hot even with the window open. When the window was open the noise from the street was very loud all night so it was hard to get a decent amount of sleep. The common area was small with limited seating. Also around the corner there is a church and its bells ring every half hour all night every day and its very loud even with earplugs in. The beds however are comfortable and the showers are good. All in all i would definitely not recommend staying there.


Hostels in the NL are expensive, so I chose this one due to the price. Got the cheapest I could find at the time, so I wasn't expecting anything fancy. Pretty average place to stay, no real complaints.


We spent 4 nights here and couldn't be happier! We arrived 2hrs early for check in, but were allowed to despite that. Staff were v helpful& kind. Rooms are spacious and clean, you get a big metal trunk for your stuff, they provide padlocks for a 5€ deposit. Cheapest hostel we found in dam, & the location is AMAZING, right in the centre of town, only a 30sec walk to Dam Square or Red light, & there are coffeeshops everywhere. Facilities are really nice and clean, never had to queue. SO HAPPY

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