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Reviews of Lucky Lake Hostel

Hostel | Vinkenkade 75, VINKEVEEN, Amsterdam, Netherlands 3645

91.2% Overall Rating

213 out of 245 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (02/08/2014)

Christiana Karatzas thinks…

"Lovely place by the lake, very clean and organised , the lake is awesome , not very far away from city center but yet you feel like its miles away! Loved it !! Coming back next year ☺️"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.53

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Families: The minimum age for all guests is 17 years old. Cancellation policy: In the event of a cancellation less than 48 hours prior to your arrival day, your card will be charged for the first night accommodation total as well as a 3,5% surcharge for administration costs. In case of a NO SHOW your credit card will be charged 100% of the total costs plus a 3,5% surcharge for administration costs. To avoid miscommunication we do not accept cancellations by phone.

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91.2%

Overall Rating

213 out of 245 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Lucky Lake Hostel'

Atmosphere
96.8%
Location
77.6%
Facilities
90.4%
Cleanliness
90.4%
Staff
96.8%
Value
92.0%
Safety
94.4%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Jovan Cicmil

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

06 May 2011 Jovan would recommend this property

Liked: Staff, chilled out atmosphere.

Disliked: No public transportation to the hostel, waiting for the shuttle bus in the middle of a cold night can be tiring.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Harriet Sciberras

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife

05 May 2011 Harriet would recommend this property

Liked: really friendly fellow traveller staff, yummy brekky, laid back atmosphere, beautiful location away from the craziness of downtown a'dam, cute caravans, clean and hot water showers

Disliked: bit hard to get home after 1am

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

02 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great scenary and very relaxing

Disliked: The location to Amsterdam was not the best

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

24 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great environment for an extended stay in Amsterdam (at least 3 nights)! The staff were friendly and very helpful as well. Internet connection was good, kitchen was sufficient, and the breakfast was decent for what you pay. Highly recommended for those looking for a chilled-out place to stay in Amsterdam.

Disliked: Location...far from the center but the hostel provides a shuttle every hour (every half hour when busy) to a train/metro station. Takes about an hour to get to the city, though. Other than that, loved this hostel and would stay here again!

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

Helen Alexander

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife

13 April 2011 Helen would recommend this property

Liked: Everything! It was so different and such a great team who made it such an amazing experience.

Disliked: Nothing really!

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway

21 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Directions were clear and the shuttle bus made it a whole lot easier.Atmosphere was great and staff really lovely.A great place to relax and chill out after the hecticness of the city.

Disliked: Nothing!

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Family Holiday

21 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really relaxed atmosphere a little bit away from the noisy heart of Amsterdam. Beautiful Lake just 5 minutes walking distance away - take a walk or go for a swim on the little beach. Clean facilities, friendly and helpful staff. Shuttle Service worked just fine.

Disliked: Breakfast started at 9am - might be a little late for people getting up early. ;)

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Shopping
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

11 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Sauber und gemütlich klein.

Disliked: zu wenig Kühlschränke im Küchenbereich

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa

05 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: i loved the athmosphere, the kindness and humor of the staff, the fact that the place is really near a swimmable lake!!! furthermore i liked the artistic setting of the whole camping/hostel

Disliked: NO-THING!!!!!!!!!!!

62.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

19 June 2010

Liked: Definitely an interesting place to stay. A bit of a green place. WiFi sucked big time. Blocked youtube? Who are you? China? Not cool guys, sooo not cool.Expect to factor in 2 hours in each day making sure you get the right train to catch the shuttle bus back.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Oconnor Suffich

06 June 2010 Oconnor would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff made the stay good.... Caravans are really cold at night tho... Even with someone keepin me warm.

Disliked: Oconnor left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

11 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Regarding 6th question... I don't remember... sorry.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

05 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff , nice location except being around 25min from city center, but no worries when shuttle and trains are there. Clean and cosy caravans and utility rooms. Kitchen facility , lounge , kickers and ping pong tables.. in short a gr8 place for a relaxed holiday.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

william mccallister

17 August 2009 william would recommend this property

Liked: we had a great stay at the lucky lake and would recommend to anyone

Disliked: william left no negative feedback.

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

Kathryn Buccioni

08 August 2009 Kathryn would recommend this property

Liked: This was my second time here. I love Lucky Lake. It is a relaxing place to stay - great scenery, great staff.

Disliked: Kathryn left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

25 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Caravan was a little smaller than first anticipated but the staff and people were better than ever hoped for!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

William Laudi

03 July 2009 William would recommend this property

Liked: great place to stay,only it is a little bit far from town

Disliked: William left no negative feedback.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Mikheil Benidze

22 June 2009 Mikheil would recommend this property

Liked: Overall I liked the atmosphere and friendly service. It is a very nice place for couple who want to spend a weekend or a few days just chilling and relaxing. Not the best place for those who want to enjoy Amsterdam and its nightlife. Traveling to and from the city will take you some time and money.

Disliked: Mikheil left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

31 May 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere is great! Very relax and comfortable. suit to anyone who like to being in the nature and the stuffs are friendly and helpful. Full range of facilities suitable for few days stay, great place to meet new people. Only bad thing is that the location is bit far from the Amsterdam city center, however worth for anyone who want to stay away from the busy atmosphere of the city. Early spring can be very during during night, recommended to rent a heater from the stuff or you can just stay there during summer but not during cold time.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

02 May 2009

Liked: Have a kitchen and free computer use

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

18 April 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel was a great place to stay. Clean, friendly, and everything you would like about a hostel. This one had a nice camping feel to it, while still being cheap, safe and warm. The only negative thing was to get to central Amsterdam is a bit of a travel. Other than that, it was a great place to stay!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Kelly Herkert

17 September 2008 Kelly would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing place, beautiful, so clean, great kitchen, only problem was it was a hike from the city. Great if you want to get away from the craziness of the city. Took a few day trips in to get "supplies" and then totally relaxed the rest of the time.

Disliked: Kelly left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

01 September 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cool atmosphere, easy going and friendly staff and the funky little caravan rooms.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Maciej Tomczak

27 August 2008 Maciej would recommend this property

Liked: mood,friendship with other people,freedom

Disliked: Maciej left no negative feedback.

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

Joe Kattackal

06 August 2008 Joe would recommend this property

Liked: The relaxed atmosphere

Disliked: Joe left no negative feedback.