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The Bulldog Hostel

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 220, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Stay in the legendary Hostel, be a part of Iconic Amsterdam and experience the best of the Red Light District and beyond. As we say - Nothing is Normal but Everything is Comfortable Read more

90% Overall Rating 221 out of 242 customers would recommend this property based on 242 reviews

Atmosphere 91%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 86%

Location 96%

Safety 94%

Staff 94%

Value 85%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Wii

Important Information

Please note that if you book a Dorm ( 8-12 beds) you will be placed in a dorm which can accommodate up to 12 people.
For groups bigger than 6 people please contact the groups team via the agency and quote ‘BullDog’. Please note that any bookings larger than six people will be cancelled unless the reservation has been booked directly with the Groups Department. Any payments made to teh agency will not be refunded.

This hostel does not accept any
• Sports groups
• Stag hen parties
• Male groups bigger than 6 people.
. under 18 years old.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Amsterdam?

Contact us directly

Stay in the legendary Hostel, be a part of Iconic Amsterdam and experience the best of the Red Light District and beyond. As we say - Nothing is Normal but Everything is Comfortable Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 8 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 12 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic 12 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Standard Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About The Bulldog

For more than 20 years, The Bulldog Hotel has been an icon for travelers around the world. A true Amsterdam pilgrimage is not complete without a stay in our beautiful, canal side Hostel. Of course we have the multilingual staff, 24 hours access, Free WIFI, on site security, lockers and bag storage that you expect from a great hostel.

Forget those corporate factory hostels, The Bulldog was built with love by real Amsterdammers. You stay in the heart of the action with The Red Light District right outside your door, an attached coffeeshop and the most dynamic, fun crowd in town. Forget public transport (and the cost!), you can walk or bike to everything. Our in house Lounge Bar is one of the best in town, where you can meet people from all over the world, have a drink, a smoke and try to make sense of it all! Did we mention the beautiful roof top terrace, with gorgeous views of the Oude Kerk?

To top it off, inclusive pricing gives you the best valued Hostel in Amsterdam. With Breakfast, Maps, Taxes, Towels, Luggage storage and WIFI all included in your price, really! No tricks and hidden fees.

Here is some extra info to make your life easier:

Check out is a fantastically late 1100. We understand ;)
Check in is guaranteed from 1500. We will check you in early if we can!
You can leave your bags before and after you stay, for free.
Security is always on site and everything is camera monitored.
You can’t smoke in the rooms but the lounge isn’t far…
Free breakfast is continental. You get lots of options and lots of coffee!
There is no lock out times. You are always welcome!
If you are lost just ask anyone where the “Bulldog Canal” is. Everyone knows.
Bring a padlock or buy one here for €6.00.
Payment is in full on arrival. By cash or credit card.
Please look at the 'cancellation policy' below to avoid any problems.
if you need something, just ask us!

The Fine Print (important information):

• +18 only!! We do not accept minors under the age of 18. Even with adult supervision.
• We do not accept Stag parties!! If you arrive for a stag your reservation may be cancelled.
• If you’re coming for a football match, please try another hostel.
• For groups bigger than 6 please contact groups@hostelbookers.com. We love groups!
• Please note the hotel terms and condition on our website. Bookings in violation of our terms may be cancelled without refund.

Accommodation Information

The Bulldog Hotel offers accommodation options to fit every need . If you are on a budget, you can stay in a dormitory (mixed or female only) . for those wanting some more privacy , a private room, be it a double, Twin, Triple or Quad is the perfect choice. We even have a fully furnished suite (private entrance, kitchen, canal view) for 4 people.

Dormitories:

All dorms rooms have a private bathroom inside. No walking down the hall for a shower!
We provide lockers inside the rooms for each guest. It is free to use but a padlock is required to secure the locker (available in the lobby for €5.00).
We also offer a Female only dormitory which has is the same as the other dorms but has a canal view and no smelly boys!
All Dormitory rooms are non smoking.

Private Rooms:

Our most popular! We offer Double Rooms (one double bed) Twin Rooms (two single beds) as well as Triple and Quad rooms. Each room has Linens, towels, soap, shampoo, A private en-suite bathroom and Television.

Our Deluxe Double and Twin offer all of the above but in addition you get a bigger room, sitting area, flat screen TV, DVD and a beautiful canal side view overlooking Amsterdam.

Suite:

Our beautiful Canal Side Suite offers up to 4 people, private fully furnished accommodation. it offers one bedroom with two double beds, a living area with TV and DVD and a furnished kitchen. Its perfect for stumbling back from a night out or putting your feet up at the window and watching the madness below.

Location Information

Located in the very centre of Amsterdam on the beautiful and lively Oudezijds Voorburgwal canal. The Bulldog Hotel is perfectly situated on the edge of the red light district with easy access to both the loud and quiet sides of Amsterdam. Whether you're coming to party or for some traditional Dutch culture, we have you covered!

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.