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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Up to 2 weeks before arrival we will refund 50% of the payment made for individuals or the whole group up to 50% of the total paid to us. After 2 weeks before arrival there will be no refund in case of cancellations.
We advise you to purchase travel insurance which includes cancellation insurance.

Additional Terms and Conditions

A key and damage deposit of 100 euros will be charged together with the balance of the bill 4 weeks before arrival. Assuming no lost keys or damage this 100 euros will be returned in cash when requested at check out.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

Single sex rooms ONLY. Groups of males and females MUST book separate rooms. Mixed groups who do not book separate rooms may not be able to stay and if they can may have to share their room(s) with other guests. Smoke/alcohol/drug-free hostel No curfew)

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Shelter Jordan

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Shelter Jordan is near Anne Frank House and the rest of central Amsterdam. Our guests say 'if you're not into partying, drugs or drinking, this is a great place for you' and have recommended this hostel for lone travellers as it offers a safe atmosphere and single-sex dorms on separate floors. Visitors say 'the people are friendly and the community area is open until late, so there is plenty of time to socialise with others'. We like that the hostel offers free breakfast as well as lunches and dinners for around â'¬6.

Property Description

Shelter Jordan is in the heart of Amsterdam, close to Anne Frank House, Dam Square, Royal palace and the Museum District. A direct bus to Schiphol Airport is just around the corner.

The Jordan area is full of charming streets, picturesque canals and fascinating hidden courtyards.
Experience real Amsterdam in the lively street markets, “brown” cafés and the tulip and cheese museums. This area is famous for hip and trendy boutiques as well as endless restaurants and cafés.

With less than 100 beds the hostel is smaller than many in Amsterdam, creating an atmosphere where it's easy to feel at home and make friends The courtyard garden is a great place to hang out when the sun's shining and you can buy drinks, snacks and meals in the café. We cook a home-made dinner each evening for our staff and you are very welcome to join us. You'll also find games to play, books to read, tables where you can write your journal, a chill-out area with comfy sofas where you can relax and chat to other guests and free WiFi access to keep in touch with home.

FREE: Breakfast, WiFi, Lockers, Maps, Sheets and Showers. No hidden extras - all taxes are included in the low prices. Female only floor. Choice of rooms with 4-18 beds and shared bathrooms. The large dormitories have dividing walls between the beds. Free lockers are available – bring your own padlock or buy one at reception.

24 hour reception with tourist information and discount tickets for canal cruises, bike hire and museums. Good security, free luggage storage, no curfew, no drugs and no alcohol.

Run by Christian volunteers from all around the world. This not-for-profit hostel will give you a good night’s sleep in a clean and friendly atmosphere. A favourite Amsterdam hostel since 1971 with many guests coming back year after year. Come with your friends or make new ones. Experience Christian hospitality during your Amsterdam adventure!

Come and discover why Let's Go guide book described Shelter Jordan as 'one of the very best'. View House Rules

Overview

Experience the chilled side of Amsterdam when you stay at Shelter Jordan. If you’re more about a relaxed vibe and less into partying and drinking, then this is the spot for you. We’re a no-drug and no-alcohol Christian hostel where you can catch up with like-minded travellers. There's plenty of space to hang out, with lounge areas, a sunny outside courtyard and a café. We’ll make sure you’re looked after with a free breakfast every morning – and you're welcome to join our friendly staff for dinner each evening. They're Christian volunteers from all over the world, and are always happy share their tips on the city.

Location

We’re based right in the heart of Amsterdam. Coming from the airport? We’re a bus ride of about 30 minutes away. Tick off the sights including Dam Square, Anne Frank House and the Royal Palace, which are all within a 30-minute walk. If you're looking to experience life like the locals of our Jordaan neighbourhood, go haggling at the local markets or hang out in the city’s traditional, cosy ‘brown cafés’. They’re a quintessential part of our culture, and a great place to chill after a day out exploring.

Rooms and Dorms

Our dorm rooms have the essentials, including hairdryers and bedside reading lights. Lockers and bed linen are free, and you can rent towels. Perfect for solo travellers, we offer a safe atmosphere where you can stay in single-sex dorms on separate floors, with shared bathrooms. Our reception team is on hand 24/7, and as there’s no curfew, you can decide when it’s time for lights out.

Extras and activities

First time in the city? Pick up your free city map and ask about discounted tickets for canal cruises, museums and bike hire. You’ll also be able to get meals here for less than 10 euros, which is great news for your budget. If you’re a serious snacker, don't worry – we’ve got vending machines too. There’s free Wi-Fi, board games and books to keep you entertained.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 8.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Feb 2020
    The staff was very friendly, helpful, and willing to get to know the guests on a personal level due alternating social events held each day. The location is within walking distace from many attractions and restaurants. The free breakfast was appropriate for the price paid to stay at the hostel.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    24 Feb 2020
    A wonderful hostel with incredible value for money. I felt very safe staying here, and the staff were incredibly friendly and informative. The breakfast was great too. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    27 Feb 2020
    Shelter Jordan's location was within walking distance of many Amsterdam sights and shops, but was also far enough away that it was quiet and secure. The staff was very nice, the bathrooms were clean, the dorms were quiet and organized. Free breakfast and a nice cafe area to hang out in.
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    27 Feb 2020
    I came as a solo traveler and felt very welcome and safe here. The bathrooms and beds were very comfortable and warm. The staff was super nice and helpful with any questions I had and the free breakfast was a great add on. The location is perfect, only a 15 mins walk to the dam square and right next to a tram stop. I highly recommend buying a public transportation pass for 3 days if you’re coming for the weekend. Overall great experience and would book again.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    20 Feb 2020
    We loved Shelter Jordan! It was clean, staff was super friendly and helpful, location was pretty close to the main city, and free breakfast was definitely a plus. Would return!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    20 Feb 2020
    My stay in this hostel was amazing ! Staff were very nice and kind ,very much helpful ! Breakfast was also really good and you can have anything at this place lunch dinner so you dont have to worry eating out . Food was really nice and i loved the ambiance . Surely going there soon
    Nepal, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    20 Feb 2020
    a bit creepy religious vibe
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9

    Good

    06 Mar 2020
    Super basic hostel. If you don’t mind sharing a room with a lot of people and are looking for a cheap hostel this one will do the job. I will say though that the men’s dorms smell like a teenagers athletic locker room which was off putting but not a deal breaker.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 6.9

    Good

    24 Feb 2020
    Overall good but 1. The kitchen cannot be used 2. Very basic lounge facility 3. The mens bathroom was a bit cold and basic
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 4.0

    Rating

    08 Mar 2020
    Location is kinda good, Jordaan is a nice area. When I checked in, they gave me a bed with obviously used sheets. I went downstairs to ask for a change and the other bed they gave me also had used sheets (with makeup marks in the pillow and even a phone charger inside of the pillow that someone must've forgotten). The vibe is not as promoted, it's quite off-putting. Would never book again.
    Spain, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Common Room
  • FLEXIBLENRR
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games


Shelter Jordan says

I'd say what makes us so different from the other hostels in Amsterdam is that there's no alcohol or drugs here, just a quiet and friendly atmosphere in the beautiful Jordaan area of the city. We also have a ton of extras, such as our free hot breakfast, free walking tours, free Bible discussion groups, free weekly movie nights and special events at Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving.
Anne Frank House is only 500m from here and Dam Square, Leidseplein and the Rijksmuseum are also within walking distance. Personally I recommend checking out the 'hofjes' (hidden courtyards) around the Jordaan area.
Our hostel is ideally suited for those wanting to get a good night's sleep and visit the museums instead of going out to party.

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