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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 18.98

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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65.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

13 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location

Disliked: the rooms are very packed and there is no common room. It is an old hotel with large rooms rather than a hostel

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference

12 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is directly in the center, just next to Dam square.

Disliked: Nothing

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

Tomas Kovac

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference

12 November 2011 Tomas would recommend this property

Liked: Great location !

Disliked: Nothing,

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

Danne Ko

Alone

City break
Shopping
Visiting friends or family

11 November 2011 Danne would recommend this property

Liked: location, staff

Disliked: the stairs

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

Danneke Ko

Alone

Shopping
Visiting friends or family

11 November 2011 Danneke would recommend this property

Liked: perfect location

Disliked: nothing

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

Albéric Magnard

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway

10 November 2011 Albéric would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: no lockers

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

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

10 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice staff and they are very helpfull

Disliked: everything is okay

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

Eloi Dotto

With friends / other travellers

City break

31 October 2011 Eloi would recommend this property

Liked: Well located and clean.

Disliked: not much

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

30 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the location

Disliked: No lockers to put your stuff

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

Otis Aksentiyevic

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

27 October 2011 Otis would recommend this property

Liked: The location was very favourable, and the helpful nature of the staff was a welcome attribute. The value for money for the twin private room I stayed in was just about right considering the location.

Disliked: Apart from the stairs which are a bit steep (but nothing unmanagable) there is nothing to dislike.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 October 2011

Liked: The location was the only good thing about this hostel.

Disliked: The lobby area is horrible - drinks are way to expensive for travelers, bad music on repeat, and only one computer for everyone to use... Overall, didn't meet anyone in the lobby, which is bad for solo travelers. The toilets and showers smelled like sewage and were disgustingly dirty. The rooms are very cramped, even with the en suite option. Not a lot of fun at this hostel.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Partying / nightlife

26 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This was definitely in a good location: not too dangerous, right in the middle of the red light district, Dame Square (shopping and coffee shops), and the discotheques. This is the most important thing when you are staying in Amsterdam. Once you paid all of your fees, the employees were surprisingly nice and helpful: They provided ice and glasses to their customers for no fee from the bar, they did not prosecute me for setting off the fire alarm, and they let me keep my huge suitcase behind the counter. The reception is also open 24 hours, which can come in handy. Free towels. Pillows and comforters were not too gross.

Disliked: The stairs are steep and dangerous. There is no free breakfast or coffee and the kitchen area is small and a bit messy. The rooms are VERY small, and occasionally people had to switch beds in the middle of their stay because they had other booking arrangements - I had never seen that before. There is not really a good place to safely store luggage.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Vladimir Sadlon

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

25 October 2011 Vladimir would recommend this property

Liked: The location was very comfortable

Disliked: Nothing to be specifically disliked, normal hostel I'd say.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

24 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location, can't be better for someone who is staying for a first time in Amsterdam. Staff was kind and helpful. One of the best things was that you can drink and eat your own booze and food in living room.

Disliked: A bit too small rooms, ventilation could be better in rooms. 1 bathroom on one 8 bed room.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

23 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location was perfect, and you can buy alcohol from supermarket and drink it in the hostel bar and play pool

Disliked: Over priced for cleanliness, small beds, close beds and no real kitchen/breakfast

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

gong jun xie

With my spouse / partner

Business / conference
City break
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family
Work / volunteering

18 October 2011 gong jun would recommend this property

Liked: I stayed here for like a week the staff is really friendly, the place is like perfect it´s in the center of the city really usefull for shopping and such things. The rooms are also really clean. I´ts more than I had expected. The prices are also not ridiculously high which is a really good thing. I recommend this hostel to everyone.

Disliked: I actually didn't have any bad to say about this hostel it was just excellent!

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

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

17 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Not a huge social scene but awesome location, clean washrooms and helpful staff. A lot of free amenities: wi-fi, computer, hair dryer, even gave me a razor for free. Kitchen shouldn't be described as such: fridge, microwave and sink. No decent pots/pans, stove or knives. 8 person share with washroom is really really cramped but 4 bed share was great. Ignore comments on the stairs. All homes in historic Amsterdam have very narrow and steep stairs.

Disliked: Nothing really except maybe the kitchen

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

17 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: its location is excellent, very close to attractions like red light district and anne frank house. The rooms are very clean.

Disliked: The rooms are very small. They put as many beds as possible in the room. The space between beds was so little that a man could hardly pass through. The toilet was smelly also.

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

Renee mitchell

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 October 2011 Renee would recommend this property

Liked: The location is fantastic, and the fact they have comedy central channel in every room (among others) is nice if you're hungover and just want a day in bed as I did.

Disliked: The wifi up in the rooms wasn't working. They were apologetic but didn't fix it. They don't have any couches in the common area, it is all tables and chairs. To be honest, for the first day or so I thought I was living at a Chinese takeaway shop, it has that feel about it.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

17 October 2011

Liked: Location to train station and sites

Disliked: Small rooms, poor bathroom and shower facilities. Unhelpful staff with no planned activities.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Diogo Brito

Alone

Visiting friends or family

08 October 2011

Liked: Location and price when compared with other hostels

Disliked: Has no character, toilet was very dirty and must be cleaned more often

51.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Partying / nightlife

05 October 2011

Liked: location

Disliked: cleanness

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

05 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: A good location with a short walk to the red light district. The stairs were steep as is described by previous comments, but they carried our bags up so for us this was not a problem. They mind valuables at front desk to keep them safe.

Disliked: The 6 bed dorm is very tight, with not much room for bags except under the bed and in the narrow path. In fact between the 2 beds is very tight in the way I wouldnt recommend it to a large person.

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

Millena Lourenço

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

03 October 2011 Millena would recommend this property

Liked: Localização.

Disliked: Tamanho reduzido das acomodações.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

03 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff really friendly, location spot on, ideal for girlie weekend.

Disliked: stairs are a challenge whilst under the influence!