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Reviews of Hotel Hostel Mevlana

Hostel | nieuwe zijds voorburgwal 160, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1012 SJ

74.9% Overall Rating

539 out of 719 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (11/09/2014)

"Location; War genauso wie ich es mir vorgestellt hatte. Für das Geld nicht viel zu erwarten."

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 19.32

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Any cancellation or modification regarding your booking will only be possible 48 hours before Check-in date, and cancellation or modification will not be accepted if less than 48 hours before Check-in date and the total accommodation cost will be charged. We will authorize your credit cards for the first night 48 hours prior to check-in date. If the authorization cannot be obtained, then the rooms cannot be guaranteed. Check in: after 14.00 pm Check out: 11.00 am. Tourist tax 5% is not included in room price payments by card will be 5% extra charge

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74.9%

Overall Rating

539 out of 719 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Hotel Hostel Mevlana'

Atmosphere
61.6%
Location
96.0%
Facilities
65.6%
Cleanliness
70.4%
Staff
83.2%
Value
72.0%
Safety
75.2%
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82.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

25 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was close to everything. Staff was helpful and easy going.

Disliked: The space was very tight! There were 3 bunk beds in a room when really only 2 fit comfortably.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

20 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I think this hostel is perfect for people who are able to stay with other people. Before arriving there, I have read a lot of critics, but: nevermind guys! If you are young and not squeamish, this hostel is for you! the position is wonderful, and there are some cheap drinks and snacks in the ground floor.. about cleaning...like all hostels in the world! otherwise, if you are squeamish, hostels are not for you, it's better you take a hotel!

Disliked: nothing!

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

20 March 2012

Liked: Location was the only thing selling rooms in this hostel!

Disliked: We were a little rushed with booking this place. i'm sure there are nicer properties around. I felt this place needs a make over!!

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

19 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Ability to use free wifi, comfortable bed, 24 reception.

Disliked: Climbing so many steep stairs to get to my room.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

15 March 2012

Liked: The staff was very helpful

Disliked: REALLY CLOSE QUARTERS.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

14 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, good value for money!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Eileen Fisher

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

12 March 2012 Eileen would recommend this property

Liked: They were very accommodating--they even gave me five towels when i only asked for two (for free). Also we were able to choose which beds to sleep on and therefore didn't split up the group.

Disliked: Nothing

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

Customer review

Alone

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

11 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location and good price.

Disliked: There were some stains on the sheets.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 20%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 March 2012

Liked: The location was excellent- near Dam square and walking distance from Central Station.

Disliked: The beds were tiny, uncomfortable, and REALLY close together. There was no space to put your luggage and no lockers to store valuables.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

James Turnbull

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

29 February 2012 James would recommend this property

Liked: Location was fantastic. Previous trips to Amsterdam I have used trams and buses, this time I didnt need to. Everything you need is within a short walk.

Disliked: No common room as such, just a downstairs area with a kitchen (microwave and fridge) and a pool table and a small bar. I prefer hostels to have a bit of character.

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

Norma Minar

With my spouse / partner

City break

29 February 2012 Norma would recommend this property

Liked: 24 h Rezeption

Disliked: Nachts etwas dreckiges/chaotisches Klo

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife

27 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really enjoyed the location of this Hostel, easy to find and within walking distance from central station and close to everything else in the city! You could leave passports safely at reception and staff were helpful in directing you to where you wanted to go. Rooms and bathrooms were basic but clean enough!

Disliked: We were on the 5th floor and the stairs were incredibly steep!! There was no bar and no real common area where people gathered, so if travelling alone maybe not the best hostel to go if you are looking to meet people... but fine for groups!

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

26 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean (albeit small) room, neat bathroom, superfriendly recepionist and central location - what more can you ask for?

Disliked: It's a minor thing, but if you're taller than 1.85 you may want to watch your head. The rooms are quite tiny in width and heigth...

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

23 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good

Disliked: very narrow stairs

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Carlos Pinto

With friends / other travellers

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

19 February 2012 Carlos would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel was really close with the main touristic attractions.

Disliked: The space in the rooms. we almost didn't have any space between beds.

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

Jordanis Assitzoglou

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

16 February 2012 Jordanis would recommend this property

Liked: The best thing about this hostel is its location - it's about a 2 minute walk from Dam square and less than a 10 min walk from Centraal station. Really easy to find, especially after a night out! Staff are quite helpful as well. Also, there's loads of booklets and cards that you can take from the hostel that will give you discounts for various attractions.

Disliked: To be honest we didn't spend much time in the room as we were only there for sleeping. Also, the kitchen facilities are not brilliant as there is no oven/toaster - the only working thing was a microwave, however, it wasn't too much of a problem as we ate out most of the time.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

11 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Reasonable kitchen to self cater. Good wifi. Excellent location.

Disliked: Dorm room was super tiny without space for luggage and wasnt spectacularly clean either but still okay.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

10 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cheap, close to the central station. Walking distance to most attractions in amsterdam.

Disliked: Room doors are open unless you lock them. Atleast one of your room mates leaves the door unlocked so this was bad. There was some english group next room laughing, jumping and pushing the door constantly from 3 am to morning.

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

MUHAMAD ZUBAIR

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

04 February 2012 MUHAMAD would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, comfy, near to train station.

Disliked: nothing

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

Damian Camarasa

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 February 2012 Damian would recommend this property

Liked: It was very well located and the stuff was very nice with me.

Disliked: The stairs are very dificult to climb, espetially if you have a big bag with you

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Stephanie Staples

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture

02 February 2012 Stephanie would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, amazing location, comfy beds!

Disliked: The stairs were quite the steep trek, especially when staying on the top floor. Also, the bathrooms weren't too well kept.

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

Yuri Chemale

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

01 February 2012 Yuri would recommend this property

Liked: The location was very good, the staff was friendly and helpful (even though the check-out time is at 11:00 and we did it at 13:00 they didn't seem to be to bothered), the facilities are good and for the price is as cheapest as it can get in Amsterdam

Disliked: The kitchen facilities wasn't so good, it was small but you can use it

48.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

30 January 2012

Liked: Only the good location

Disliked: Expensive for what offers

68.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Dee Stam

With friends / other travellers

City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

26 January 2012

Liked: the location was ideal and the staff at the reception were friendly

Disliked: the stairs are very very unsafe, the rooms were alot more crambed than i have had with previous hostels

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

SUMAN CHATTERJEE

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

21 January 2012 SUMAN would recommend this property

Liked: It was quite close to the Central Station and Dam Square. Had an desktop with free internet for customers (quite lucky to get it without waiting in the queue for long) Staff was helpful and suggested best ways to visit and travel around Amsterdam. Absolute value for money

Disliked: Could be more hygienic and the stairs were really steep.... had to walk up to the 4th floor which was a pain.. stayed for just a night and hence didn't suffer more.