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Reviews of Hostel Centraal Amsterdam Hostel

Plantage Kerklaan 19, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Atmosphere 52%

Cleanliness 55%

Facilities 51%

Location 83%

Safety 67%

Staff 68%

Value 50%

What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Steam room
  • Towels for hire

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 2.12USD

Important Information

-The firs night will be charged Seven days prior to arrival ( incl.city Tax).
-The remaining amount will be pre-authorized on the given Credit Card 72Hours prior to arrival, which will be unheld after payment in cash,or it can be changed into payment with 5% transaction fees. (Payment with any credit card cost a 5% transaction fee)
-Reservations without an active Credit Card, can not be kept longer than 24 hours, and it might be cancelled without any responsibility on our side.

Hostelbookers Sale
Please note that all sales bookings are final and non-refundable. The property may charge your card in advance for the full amount of your stay. Payment protection is also not available in connection with these bookings. In the event that you cancel your booking the accommodation provider shall be entitled to retain the total outstanding costs of your booking. All rooms that are included in the sale are identified in their room type as [“!!! Sale !!! Non Refundable”].

* We will need (pre) authorisation of Visa or MasterCard for the total amount, otherwise your reservation will be cancelled without getting back to you.

Accepted ages are between 18 - 28 years old.

**-IMPORTANT INFORMATION!!!
****Cancellation policy on the last week of the year*****
Any change or cancellation in this period, has to be done by E-mail 3 (THREE) weeks before arrival, otherwise we will charge your credit card for the entire amount of the whole stay.

**During Special events, we require pre-authorization 3 (Three) weeks prior to your arrival date.

*In case of booking 1 night, cancellation or refunding or modifying the booking will not be available.

*For a one night booking linen is excluded. EUR 5.00 will be added to the total amount. per person

*Lockers costs €1.00 per night

*Pre-Authorization will be done on the total amount immediately, and if the Credit Cards did not allow us, the booking will be cancelled.

The Hotel has No curfew, breakfast is excluded (€3.50) from 9:00 till 10:00 o'clock.

Check in time is 14:00 hours and check out time is 11:00 hours.

Methods of payment are Cash or Turning the Pre-Authorization into payment.

We require a minimum stay of 2 (low seasons) or 3 nights (high seasons) nights.

*Please be aware of the 5.5% tax bill that will be added to the total amount.

- When you have booked beds is shared rooms, we cannot guarantee that you will be staying together in the same room.

*If you are only staying for one night, linen is not included in the price and is available for 5 euros extra.
*One-night bookings are non-refundable, and will be immediately charged.

We have an age restriction of 18-28 years only at the hostel.

When you have booked multiple beds in shared rooms, we cannot guarantee that you will be staying together in the same room.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Amsterdam?

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Atmosphere 52%

Cleanliness 55%

Facilities 51%

Location 83%

Safety 67%

Staff 68%

Value 50%

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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: I'm not sure why this hostel has a low rating on this website. I've seen some reviews with falsehoods, like that the hostel has no common area or kitchen. It has both and both are very nice. I was treated exceptionally well, the owner checked on me more than any other chain hostel would to make sure I was accommodated. I came in from a 12 hour bus ride and was quite ragged and the owner got me into a bed 2 hours before check in... Without me even asking. All of the staff here are exceptionally nice, including the cleaner who was very funny. I enjoyed being away from the noisy streets but it's still so close to Dam square (only a 5-10 minute tram). This location should not be overlooked because of its rating on this site. It's a very clean and cleanly run establishment by family men.

Customer would recommend this property

46% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 20%
46% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Not much

Disliked: The stair are pretty dangerous, the rooms are small and kind of cheap

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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: This hostel was absolutely amazing!! It felt like a five star hostel. It was been recently remodeled and the pictures are not yet posted online so we went in the hostel a little hesitant and it was an amazing surprise to see such nice hostels. The showers were amazing. There is also a full kitchen and fridge for travelers to use for free. The hostel is incredibly nice and even better considering the price. By far the nicest Hostel I have ever stayed at. Besides the great stay, the best part is the owner of the hostel, he is so welcoming and friendly. He was up cleaning at 7am and was still organizing and building when we came back later at night around 2am. He is the best.He will take care of you! Trust me.. This place rocks. I wish I never had to leave.

Customer would recommend this property

29% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 60%
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  • Value - 20%
29% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Would not reccommend staying here at all

Disliked: I would not reccommend staying here at all. Tiny beds you can barely fit on, not enough lockers for all 8 beds in a tiny room. No common area, no kitchen. The man charged us 5€ extra each because we stayed 1 night which was not stated on the booking form. However he then showed me it is stated in important information section. So make sure you read thoroughly. After walking around the following day. There are plenty of better options in town centre for the same price.

89% Overall Rating
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89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The friendliness of the staff was impeccable.

Disliked: Slightly uncleanliness

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
23 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: It was more of a hotel than a hostel. My friend and I were in a shared room with others that included lights, desks and lots of space. It was very clean and a nice change from many other hostels we had been to.

Disliked: The hostel is located quite a bit outside of the city. Although it wasn't too inconvenient, it was a bit of a disappointment considering how great the facilities were.

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
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86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Staff

Disliked: Sounds of stairs

Customer would recommend this property

60% Overall Rating
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  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 80%
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  • Value - 80%
60% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
City break, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: NA

Disliked: NA

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
06 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Good location just outside the hubbub of the city centre with an owner who, although not gushing, was present and assisting with any problems and agreeably malleable with checkout times.

Disliked: I would warn that this is a very small hostel with little more space than the bed you sleep in. I found this to be no problem but perhaps for a longer stay or with annoying roommates this would have been more of an issue.

Customer would recommend this property

69% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 80%
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69% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 Dec 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The host was really very friendly, the check-in, stay and check-out uncomplicated and you can get in and out 24hours whenever you like.It is a very uncommon and somewhat charming accomodation, friendly, small; a good uncomplicated stay for a night if you have no big luggage and no cosmetic desires in the morning.

Disliked: There are only four lockers in a room for six people. Luckily one was free that I could use. The toilet and shower facilities were nothing for more than a night (you also wake up the whole room if you shower before 11am, because everyone sleeps).

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