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Reviews of Hostel Van Gogh

Hostel | Van de Veldestraat 5, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1071 CW

79.1% Overall Rating

1457 out of 1554 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (30/07/2015)

"The location was brilliant, near the tram and bus stops and near the centre but still quite at night. The beds were really comfy and the room was very clean."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Bicycle hire
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry service
  • Common area / room
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 5.49

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

We don’t accept Stag Party Group, Stag Party Group will be refused to check in Please note that the 5.5% city charge is not included in these prices and that you will be charged upon arrival at the hostel. A few important rules: - Dorm room has age limit: 18-40 - We operate a no-smoking policy throughout the building - We do not ensure that everyone will be in same room if you book dorm beds, although we will try to do our best to accommodate all. SHARED ROOMS check in closes at mid-night , anyone who will arrive after mid night, please book a private room or somewhere else.

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79.1%

Overall Rating

1457 out of 1554 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Hostel Van Gogh'

Atmosphere
75.2%
Location
89.6%
Facilities
72.0%
Cleanliness
82.4%
Staff
72.8%
Value
76.0%
Safety
85.6%
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91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break

11 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The cleaniest hostel Ive ever been in, really nice!

Disliked: Some o the staff were a little bit stressed and not so friendly

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 20% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Jesse Conway

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

09 June 2013 Jesse would recommend this property

Liked: Clean room, modern styling, good coffee and decent breakfast for only 5 euro.

Disliked: The drain in the dorm 108 must have been plugged up ,shower constantly over flooded with water all over bathroom floor. Shower door did not close properly either.

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

07 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean and modern. Having the kitchen facilities were brilliant. Very close to attractions.

Disliked: Staff not welcoming.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

06 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is right in the museum district which is the perfect area to be in. I cannot stress enough how much I loved the area. The staff, for the most part, was helpful with any questions we had. The breakfast for €5 is a pretty good deal as there is a lot to choose from and it includes coffee and juice.

Disliked: Slowest elevator in the history of elevators, but better than not having one at all when you're carrying your bags upstairs.

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

Patricia Carvalho

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

03 June 2013 Patricia would recommend this property

Liked: The location is very good and central, next to Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. The staff is very nice and helpfull.

Disliked: Patricia left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

02 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very clean, very convinient

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

31 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very easy check in and out. Clean room. Bathroom for the dorm itself. Bed was comfy and reading light/socket very convenient. Nice to get a towel.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

29 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location is really good with easy access to transport and even the airport bus. It's literally right by the Van Gogh Museum and there's a massive supermarket just a minute's walk. The hostel was very clean and well maintained and the beds were quite comfy. The pass-code operated safes in the room were also really good.

Disliked: The atmosphere was a little dull and didn't encourage socializing etc. The staff were also a bit rude and didn't seem like they felt with dealing with queries. And there was a lack of kitched facitilies, although there was a sitting area with a microwave, kettle and tea/coffee-making facilities.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Amy Newlove

With friends / other travellers

City break

26 May 2013 Amy would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, good sized room, good breakfast buffet, good value for money.

Disliked: Amy left no negative feedback.

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

Peter Shin

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 May 2013 Peter would recommend this property

Liked: The place has a great vibe! Very comfortable beds and one of the nicest blankets I've seen in a hostel. Each room has it's own numbered lockers to keep important belongings. Winston was very helpful recommending places to go. I will absolutely recommend this place!!

Disliked: Peter left no negative feedback.

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

Edwin Hutchison

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

24 May 2013 Edwin would recommend this property

Liked: I liked how clean it was - especially in my room and bathroom - it was immaculate - best single room I have stayed in for years

Disliked: nothing

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

19 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: beautiful hotel, feels like a real hotel, perfect for students or young professionals

Disliked: a little far from downtown, the walk can be long at night

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 40% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

18 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The place was clean, easy to find, towels and linens were included. Also enjoyed the lockers.

Disliked: The staff was a little rude/weren't too helpful.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 20% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

17 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good hotel

Disliked: Man at reception really unfriendly, no smile, no civility, no effort to speak english and no explication about the price!!!

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

11 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Value. Cleanliness.

Disliked: Was a bit loud at night with some people up partying in their rooms until late into the morning. Walls too thin.

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

09 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: close to the museums and public transportation

Disliked: it's easy to get ignored by staff when standing at the front desk

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

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

08 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, silent, secure and open all night. Not far away from everything in the city.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

ami korda

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

06 May 2013 ami would recommend this property

Liked: clean, next to tram

Disliked: ami left no negative feedback.

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

Laurentino Goncalves Dias Junior

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 May 2013 Laurentino would recommend this property

Liked: Localization was the best for those who want to visit the most famous museum: Van Gogh and Reijks.

Disliked: Laurentino left no negative feedback.

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

Benjamin Abbotts

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

29 April 2013 Benjamin would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, well presented. Had a normal hotel feel about it! Nice bathroom..

Disliked: Didn't utilise the hostel fully, as I spent 95% of my time out and about, but if I had to pick something, it was that lift was too slow, and that's all!

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

25 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: rooms are very clean and tidy.

Disliked: rooms are a bit too small

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

Customer review

Alone

City break

22 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: As a solo traveler, my single room (not easy to find at hotels) was perfect. It was clean, comfortable, well organized, and had everything I needed. The staff was all-business and definitely wasn't there to serve as a concierge, but when I needed something (like when the room next door was being too loud), they took care of it immediately. Also, breakfast is a bargain at 5 euros - there is a ton to choose from!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

City break

22 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's a kind of combination of hostel and hotel together so you more feel like your'e in a hotel. there is a very good wifi. breakfast is very good but does not included (5 more euros). located in a quiet area and quite close to everything you need.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

18 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The room and bathroom are clean. It is located conveniently for the museums. The area is safe and quiet. If you want good sleep this is a good place to be as it is more like a hotel with no communal room.

Disliked: No lockers, just a safe but should be large enough to fit 14 inch laptop. Also the lift is very slow and broke down one night. Also would be nice to add some hooks in the bathroom!

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

17 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was very convenient, with Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum right across the street. I liked the simple, classy interior, it felt more like a hotel than a hostel as your room is daily cleaned.

Disliked: The wifi was very weak, I couldn't load any images. The staff weren't very friendly and did not smile or offer help. They weren't attentive and were often doing their own stuff without manning the counter.