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Reviews of Hostel Sphinx Amsterdam Hostel

Weteringschans 82, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Atmosphere 46%

Cleanliness 43%

Facilities 46%

Location 78%

Safety 54%

Staff 54%

Value 54%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Postal Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk

Important Information

Please note that we require you contact us at least 72 hours in advance to your arrival date to cancel or amend your reservation. Failure to do so can result in your card being charged for the first two nights.

Reservations 8 persons are regarded as group reservations and cancellation policy is 2 weeks prior to the arrival date.

The hostel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to your arrival. In case of declined credit card your reservation is not guaranteed


The room-rate is excluding 5,5% city tax.

Earliest check in: 15.00
Latest check out: 11.00

Check in after 24:00 is not possible unless the late check-in is informed. After 24:00, reservations without advance informing (late check-in) are not guaranteed.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Amsterdam?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 46%

Cleanliness 43%

Facilities 46%

Location 78%

Safety 54%

Staff 54%

Value 54%

Showing 1-10 of 24 reviews

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: The informal friendly atmosphere was welcoming. I'll return to Sphinx HoSTEL when I"m next in Amsterdam.

Disliked: There's nothing to dislike about this budget hotel. I't close to town centre with easy access to trams and other transport.

Customer would recommend this property

43% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 20%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 20%
43% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 May 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The location is great, and if you're betting on staying in a crappy hostel, this is the place for you. I didn't see one bedbug but, I slept on the floor out of fear. Linens appeared to be clean but that's questionable.

Disliked: Mostly everything. Shower was rough, I did not want to use them. There were 6 of us crammed into a room with bunk beds. Someone walked into our room at 3 am, so that was an adventure. Very thin walls. Honestly though it wasn't as bad as some of the other reviews said but don't stay here unless you're ready to slum it or you're ready for adventure. It made for a great story?

23% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 40%
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23% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 May 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Rooms with waste and old thinks in closet. old and dirty mattrasses. stairs very dificult to climb. bathrooms very dirty and with very small space to use toilet.

20% Overall Rating
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20% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: Absolutely terrible

Disliked: Disgusting. Unnaceptable. On top of it, they scam you

20% Overall Rating
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20% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Events / festivals, Partying / nightlife

Liked: Not a great deal

Disliked: 1 star rat's den:Features 1 power outlet per roomNo bathroom fan or bath matvery standard no frills service20 mins walk to nightlife, not 5!Fines threatened within left and rightFailed to match other hostels on every aspect other than high prices.

71% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
17 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Perfect location close to Rijksmuseum, not noisy at all, clean bedsheets. Breakfast is quite ok too. Check-out on Sunday is also possible, although the website of the hotel says it's not!

Disliked: A bit dirty, it wasn't possible to close the window properly so it was quite chilly in the room! In winter it can be quite a problem.

Customer would recommend this property

26% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 20%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 20%
  • Staff - 20%
  • Value - 20%
26% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: Rooms were not cleaned before our arrival. Bed sheets from the previous stay we're still in the bed. No clean towels or linen. Unhelpful staff. Dirty room that had not been cleaned in a very long time. Bed bugs reported to be in the building.

34% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 20%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 20%
  • Value - 40%
34% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Romantic getaway, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Nothing at all!

Disliked: Basically everything was awful about that place. Worst experience ever.

43% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 20%
  • Value - 60%
43% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa

Liked: Easy going Place. Cheap and Good Location clean Linnen

Disliked: No Good Central kitchen to Meet People Dirty and Used house

Customer would recommend this property

43% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 20%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 40%
  • Value - 60%
43% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: location. nearby tram

Disliked: winding staircase not viable for carrying luggage up and down

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