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Reviews of Hans Brinker Hotel

Hostel | Kerkstraat 136-138, 1017 GR Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1017 GR

72.5% Overall Rating

366 out of 486 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/09/2014)

"About 20mins walk to city centre, good free breakfast if you can wake up early enough. Rooms are basic but are all you need for a cheap stay. Good water pressure in shower"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Bicycle hire
  • Common area / room
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Please note that you have to inform the Hostel of your arrival time before 12 am. If you fail to do that your reservation might be cancelled.Please confirm your booking by phone.

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72.5%

Overall Rating

366 out of 486 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Hans Brinker Hotel'

Atmosphere
73.6%
Location
85.6%
Facilities
63.2%
Cleanliness
63.2%
Staff
76.0%
Value
76.8%
Safety
68.8%
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85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

kristina marinic

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

23 August 2010 kristina would recommend this property

Liked: good atmosphere

Disliked: nothing

60.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife

21 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was a good location. you could walk anywhere really from there pretty quickly

Disliked: It was a pretty antisocial environment. bar was really empty and club downstairs was awful.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife

18 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location was good.

Disliked: The checkout policy, whereby the entire facility checks out simultaneously at 10am, makes for a long and inefficient process. My recommendation is to streamline the process (the key return for deposit) so that there is not a crowd of people in the entry and so we don't have to wait 30 minutes to checkout.

40.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

17 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nothing

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

42.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 August 2010

Liked: no air in the rooms, lots of mosquitos. SMells and its dirty. It's too big to really meet people. There are better places to go.

Disliked: dirty.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Franqui Cardenas

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

09 August 2010 Franqui would recommend this property

Liked: Staff!!

Disliked: Franqui left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Massimo Cavalli

Alone

Work / volunteering

06 August 2010 Massimo would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Too small and not clean in toilet

68.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife

05 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location with lots of other people, mostly backpackers and students.

Disliked: The sheets and towels were questionable and the lockers weren't very secure.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: disco, location

Disliked: long que for check in and check-out

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Christopher Price-Francis

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife

04 August 2010 Christopher would recommend this property

Liked: Cheap, and easy to book and find. Great location, and perfect for our one night stay in Amsterdam.

Disliked: Size of lockers, they could do with being a bit bigger, but other than that, it was a perfect stay.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Jill Wilson

With a large group / tour

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

28 July 2010 Jill would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, good for meeting people. Happy hour, good bar, disco downstairs.

Disliked: The fact this place advertises an 'included' breakfast is a joke. Don't choose this hostel over others for this. Its basically bread and ham. Other things are on offer that you have to pay for, even simple things like cereal €1.50 (you could buy a box for that), fruit juice €1 (again, you could buy a carton for that!!). Its very noisy at night as they play music in the hall for what seemed like all night and if you are travelling alone or in a small group its hard to move as there seems to always be huge groups, which get priority of the tables etc.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

15 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location

Disliked: breakfast was way too little

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Samantha Harper

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

12 July 2010 Samantha would recommend this property

Liked: Really good location, I could easily walk to all the sights and bars etc. Rooms were basic but clean and the en suite bathroom was nice, showers were hot. Bar had cheap drinks and was a good place to meet people before a night out.

Disliked: Staff were friendly but not particularly helpful.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Roope Hartikainen

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Shopping

02 July 2010 Roope would recommend this property

Liked: nice place to meet other people

Disliked: a bit noisy and no quest kitchen

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

27 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice place, nice location. No internet. No opening windows. Inside cooking and tv to see mondial cup. Elevator.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 20% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

22 June 2010

Liked: good location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

37.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

19 June 2010

Liked: realllly bad service, really dirty place- and im not picky. check in took 2 hrs!!! without any explanation, i really felt made fun of- and was not the only one. bad description is NOT a joke, not ironic. its all true, crappy place with worst service ever!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 20%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

08 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: When I arrived, they gave me the key of one locker that wasn`t mine, then when one of the staff went to resolve this, he gave me mi right key AND the key of the otehr locker!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

03 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: comfortable rooms, provided lockers, had elevators, reasonable breakfast, friendly staff, locked luggage room

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

40.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

01 June 2010

Liked: Sweet F.A

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

31 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: sheets and towel included

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

31 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: .

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Samantha Evans

29 May 2010 Samantha would recommend this property

Liked: great location! the happy hour is also good, but the lockers in the rooms are pretty broken and we had tons of mosquitoes in the room because the windows have no screens. breakfast isnt really worth getting up for, and its really noisy... stay here for he location and dont spend much time in the room and youll enjoy it!

Disliked: Samantha left no negative feedback.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

24 May 2010

Liked: this place is GROSS! its just not maintained well and smells and everything seems dirty. our bathroom (for 6) smelled horribly! showers were dirty! would not stay there again. everything just happened to be booked so we were kind of desperate.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

16 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.