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Reviews of The Bulldog Hotel Amsterdam

Hostel | Oudezijds Voorburgwal 216-220, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1012 GJ

87.3% Overall Rating

1025 out of 1102 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (19/08/2014)

Liubov Konnova thinks…

"Close to Amsterdam Centraal railway station which is 15 mins way from the airport. Very nice staff. Clean rooms and bathrooms."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Wake-up calls
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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.

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Amsterdam?

Contact us directly

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87.3%

Overall Rating

1025 out of 1102 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'The Bulldog Hotel Amsterdam'

Atmosphere
90.4%
Location
94.4%
Facilities
88.0%
Cleanliness
80.8%
Staff
84.8%
Value
82.4%
Safety
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Dominik Kiepura

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

01 September 2010 Dominik would recommend this property

Liked: Awesome, the only word that comes to mind. The only problem is the "lounge" is soo good you dont want to leave.

Disliked: Dominik left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

01 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The girls dorm was great, clean, comfy bed, great shower and great breakfast. Large room with plenty of space and lockers. I was very comfortable there.

Disliked: Wi-fi was a bit hit and miss. The common area downstairs wasn't really great for meeting people - most of the people I met were staying in the same room as me.

91.4%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Relaxation/spa
Romantic getaway

30 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The bar staff were friendly and the rooms were very clean and nicely decorated. The roof veranda for smoking was a bonus

Disliked: The front desk staff were indifferent and slightly formidable at times

100.0%
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Leandro Jose Costa Gomes

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

15 August 2010 Leandro Jose would recommend this property

Liked: everything

Disliked: the roof closes too early (23h) and open too late

54.3%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Aline Chagas

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife

14 August 2010

Liked: It has good location and different decoration

Disliked: Size, structure and price of hotel, so that no room service. If appointing hostel, but not have facilities such as kitchens and free Internet. It has no rooms for smokers. To get your room key document needs to leave and not accept 500 euro notes, even if the price of their daily exceeds this value. The staff are not cool, the receptionists were rude to me more than once

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Brigitte Ireson-Valois

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 August 2010 Brigitte would recommend this property

Liked: Very convenient location in the heart of the red light district. Friendly staff, felt very secure as a single female staying at the hostel. Very comfortable and clean beds/room!

Disliked: Brigitte left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture

25 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I especially liked the roof terrace on the 4th floor. It was a great place to hang out & relax.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Cody Nichols

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife

09 July 2010 Cody would recommend this property

Liked: Great location

Disliked: Cody left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Partying / nightlife

28 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Gooooooooooooooood !

Disliked: .

57.1%
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Customer review

16 June 2010

Liked: very well located and friendly staff.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Jani Virta

13 June 2010 Jani would recommend this property

Liked: BEST HOTEL IN AMSTERDAM!!

Disliked: Jani left no negative feedback.

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Claudia Poziomczyk

09 June 2010 Claudia would recommend this property

Liked: very nice and funny palce, perfect location

Disliked: Claudia left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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simon mathews

03 June 2010 simon would recommend this property

Liked: the property had a great location to visit the city and had every thing you need under one roof, so if it rained you really didn`t need to go out..

Disliked: simon left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

24 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: everything

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

23 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very cool

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Customer review

22 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, the staff, the amenities

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Daniel Wellauer

19 May 2010 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: Almost everything, except that breakfast is only till 10am...maybe you could londer it till 10.30am?

Disliked: Daniel left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

17 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: there was a problem with our booking but the staff sorted us out with no arguments and arranged a modern apartment for 6 of us to all stay together with our own key so our bags were secure and had the facilities to cook our own meals. it was clean. very pleasent stay. location is excellent- 2 mins walk from heart of red light district but that two mins out makes it better and less crowded at night.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

17 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Easy access to everything one could ask for in Amsterdam.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

17 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel, has everything you need! Would recommend to anyone going to amsterdam

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

48.6%
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Customer review

12 May 2010

Liked: The Bulldog was so far the worst hostel I've stayed in. The staff has no idea what "service" means as was the case for most of Amsterdam. You are made to feel like they are doing you a huge favor, then you are charged for it. The lockers were weak, seems someone could easily force it open and more often than not even though I left the lock clearly in a hanging position, when I returned it was often twisted to the side as if it was being tested. I trusted my fellow travelers in the room, the cleaning and "room inspection" staff got zero trust from me and I got dirty looks from them. Power outlets we sparse and locate high on the wall, I had to run my laptop power cord past my roomates top bunk and have it hang. The bathrooms are the type where the entire bathroom is the shower and you are required to squeegee the floor after showering. Don't even think of going to the restroom in socks unless you want wet socks.One woman at the front desk gave a fellow traveler a hard time about him trying to receive a phone call, when the call came, his calling party was then told even though he had made prior arrangements for the call, that he was not there. Don't even think about ordering food in their bar / restaurant, I was ripped off 14€ for two horribly dry cheese sandwiches (all they offer at lunch time) and 2 beers, and we had to get up to order and get up again to fetch out food... SERVICE IS NON EXISTENT! Free breakfast was poor quality and so promptly cleaned up at 10 that if you go down at 09:50 you better be ready to fight the staff for your food. Again rude staff, no service. They lock the roof terrace at odd times, so if you want to go up for some air, it's hit and miss. The location was about the only good thing. Rather than Bulldog, it should be called Bullsh*t!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Craig Griffiths

11 May 2010 Craig would recommend this property

Liked: The bar downstairs is open until late and the location is great! Definitely going to stay at The Bulldog again, should i return to Amsterdam.

Disliked: Craig left no negative feedback.

85.7%
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Ismail Alangu Demirel

06 May 2010 Ismail Alangu would recommend this property

Liked: very good location , good place to meet people and clean. and had the biggest shower in all the hostels I've ever been.

Disliked: Ismail Alangu left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Robert jackson

03 May 2010 Robert would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, good facilities, right in the middle of where you want to be really and the price was the cheapest for clean, basic rooms. Would def. stay there again and recommend to someone looking for a cheap, clean place to stay.

Disliked: Robert left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Lewis Keane

25 March 2010 Lewis would recommend this property

Liked: everything apart from the big fat teletubby in my dorm haha

Disliked: Lewis left no negative feedback.