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Reviews of Hostel the Globe Center Amsterdam

Hostel

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 3, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Atmosphere 71%

Cleanliness 69%

Facilities 64%

Location 95%

Safety 78%

Staff 70%

Value 70%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Restaurant
  • Towels for hire

Important Information

We have a 5% service charge if you pay by credit card or debit card . Tourist tax is already included in the price

For group booking with more than 20 persons,we will have to charge total amount of the first night's accommodation.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 13:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Amsterdam?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 71%

Cleanliness 69%

Facilities 64%

Location 95%

Safety 78%

Staff 70%

Value 70%

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69% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
69% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Jul 2011

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: It was close to the centre of Amsterdam.

Disliked: The lack of available lockers in the rooms. And the warning about security.

Customer would recommend this property

66% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 40%
66% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Jul 2011

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Partying / nightlife, Romantic getaway, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Awesome Location, Nice downstairs bars with friendly service

Disliked: The rooms are very tight and uncomfortable. bathrooms are poor

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Jun 2011

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Surprisingly it was clean, modern and staff were very friendly and helpful

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 Jun 2011

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Bathrooms were clean. Beds were fine. Great location in the Red Light District. Really easy to get to just about everywhere. Lots of people around to meet! Makes a good environment to meet people in the dorms.

Disliked: Nothing Really...

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
19 Jun 2011

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: The location just cannot be bettered. The pool table and smoking room is great too!

Disliked: The staff were evidently unhappy and it didn't seem like a very healthy working environment. Some of that was bound to show up in their interaction with guests, though they did try to be helpful.

69% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
69% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Jun 2011

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: One guy on reception was really helpful and friendly, recommending places to eat & directing us around the city. Free wifi in bar was good, bathrooms were pretty clean too.

Disliked: One niggle would be that there was barely enough light to see in the bathroom. Also it didn't feel completely secure, but the staff assured us that they kept a close eye on who was coming and going.

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
15 Jun 2011

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Nothing.... One staff member was nice and helpful - she warned us about the poor security of their hostel... !

Disliked: The rooms were very stuffy... because 20+ people should NOT sleep in such a small space! Other travelers ate their breakfast in their bunk beds, levaing a mess around their beds... making it difficult to get around the room... Neighborhood is quiet during the day, but noisy throughout the night... If you want to sleep - do not go to this hostel... it is in the middle of the red light district.... go there for the sex=servers, live sex shows and "coffee shops"...

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Jun 2011

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

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

Liked: Loved the location!!! Right in front of the RLD, had a cool bar downstaris and good food too!

Disliked: It could have been a cheaper stay...

Customer would recommend this property

54% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 20%
54% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Jun 2011

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: It was central to a lot of things, and if you are staying there, the bar is open 24 hours.

Disliked: TERRIBLE value for the money. most expensive hostel i stayed in the entire time i was in europe. one of my roommates was a 50+ year old man who stripped naked, lay face up on the bed and asked me to whip him for money. When I told the front desk that it had happened, and not just to me, they just shrugged. not enough lockers for beds, HOT HOT HOT. no air flow what so ever.

60% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 20%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
60% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 May 2011

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Close to Amsterdam Central station and in the city centre.

Disliked: No kitchen, no lounge, and the bar was completely and utterly dead.

Customer would recommend this property

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