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Reviews of Amigo Budget Hostel Amsterdam

Hostel | Linnaeusstraat 199 - 201, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1093 EN

77.9% Overall Rating

373 out of 499 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/04/2015)

"great staff - very relaxed atmosphere but rooms feel private and secure and beds are very comfy and clean :) Good Showers Great supermarkets / munchie spots right across the road from the hostel and tram stop to Dam Sq…"

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Facilities

  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Reception (limited hours)

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

Important: Please Note: We pre-authorise the first night on your card 1 week before arrival in order to gaurantee your booking. If your credit-card is not valid we will contact you for an alternative card. Failure to provide us an alternative card within 48 hours may result in your booking been cancelled. The reservation will be terminated if there is no authorization made. Please email us if you're late. That will prevent misunderstandings. We accept cash and card for payment on arrival Payment with any card is 5 % extra charge Prices do not include the 5,5% city tax. Cancellation must occur 72 hours before the check-in date by e-mail. Cancellations can only be done by email. In case of late cancellation or no-show the property is allowed to charge the customer of the amount of the first time. -We ask authorization on the given credit card, the reservation will be terminated if there is no authorization. Cancellations or changes will be accepted only through the email Customers with the age of 40 years and older can be refused by the staff members Cancellation policy during special periods New Years (30th Dec 2014—2nd Jan015) Easter 18 - 22 April Queen’s Day (26th to 30th April) and Pinkster 6 -8 June Period IBC Event (11th to 15th September). Please note: During this period we have a 14 day cancellation policy. All cancellations will need to be made at least 14 days before the arrival date via email, otherwise there will be a 100 % charge on the card. When a booking is made by a person(s) from outside the Europe Union for three nights or more and a visa is required for the embassy, and the booking is used to obtain a visa, the whole booking will be charged to your card.

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77.9%

Overall Rating

373 out of 499 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Amigo Budget Hostel Amsterdam'

Atmosphere
77.6%
Location
73.6%
Facilities
65.6%
Cleanliness
77.6%
Staff
93.6%
Value
78.4%
Safety
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60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Daniel Sorrell

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

14 February 2013 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: the layout was easy and the directions were accurate

Disliked: the rooms were small and there wasn't any room to store clothing.

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

Adalard Hansing

With friends / other travellers

City break

07 February 2013 Adalard would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice place to stay. Friendly staff, good internet wifi connection, clean dorms, comfortable beds.

Disliked: No

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

05 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean and tidy hostel. Clean shower room and toilet. With facilities for luggage storage. Lobby area for wi-fi access and eating (but a bit small and cramped) Very friendly staff. Close to local shops, supermarket, bakery and launderette. Lockers within in rooms to keep valuables safe and secure (bring own padlock)

Disliked: Location is a bit far from city centre. But easy to get to by tram (15 minutes) Very steep staircase up to the main door. Not suitable for those with many or heavy luggage. Staircase is often blocked by fellow travellers smoking, which is unpleasant.

25.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

As a family with children

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

29 January 2013

Liked: nothing

Disliked: everything

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Visiting friends or family

29 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cheap, nice for young people, easy to find and it's near the centre

Disliked: no very comfortable, but cheap

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The proprieter is more than happy to help accomodate you!

Disliked: It does cost 2.80 everytime you want a rail pass to get into city center, you could save a bit and walk it like I did but this time of the year it gets bitterly cold. The location is a bit removed from city center, but you could just buy a day pass and then no problem.

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

Annalina Heimersson

With friends / other travellers

City break

13 January 2013 Annalina would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel. From what I hear/understand, its difficult to find a good clean hostel in Amsterdam, and everywhere is relatively expensive. but Amigo Hostel, is quite cheap, very clean, safe, and fun, and also in a really convenient location, 10 min walk from Eurolines Bus Station. highly recommend this place

Disliked: Stairs.

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

lionel simenya

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

10 January 2013 lionel would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is very clean and staff very helpful . If you arrive in Amsterdam by bus this is the best place.

Disliked: No kitchen but the staff will be happy to put you meal in the microwave and will offer you tea.

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

Holli Youster

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

09 January 2013 Holli would recommend this property

Liked: Cheap, perfect for travellers who are just looking for a place to sleep, easy to find and get to from the train station, showers were pretty good, tram stop right outside, cute will bakery opposite!

Disliked: VERY steep stairs which can be pretty hard to get up and down if you've spent the evening in a coffeeshop! But this is the same for many properties in Amsterdam. There is no kitchen available to guests which is a bit of a pain if you like to budget on food.

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

Sam Murry

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

06 January 2013 Sam would recommend this property

Liked: i couldnt believe how modern and clean the rooms were. great shower and bathroom and the room was so clean. Free internet . i liked the location as it was in walking distance of all the attractions but also the tram was outside the hotel for easy quick access in and around the city centre. we got the train from the airport straight to the hotel which was handy.

Disliked: Nothing

25.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

06 January 2013

Liked: nothing

Disliked: very small rooms,smell of grass everywhere,entrance stairs..really dangerous

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

Debora Soares

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 January 2013 Debora would recommend this property

Liked: A very friendly staff,

Disliked: The noisy,,too many doors slaming in the morning

45.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

05 January 2013

Liked: the rooms where clean

Disliked: wifi was not working most of the time, too many beds for such small rooms, stairs where extremely steep, around 5km from the center, the toilet room was extremely small for an adult person

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Diego Villegas Salazar

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Visiting friends or family

05 January 2013 Diego would recommend this property

Liked: Is cheap and i just saw that is not really clean, but instead of that is a good option if you want something without a lot of money.

Disliked: Diego left no negative feedback.

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

Pachel Lemaire

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

26 December 2012 Pachel would recommend this property

Liked: The facilities were clean, nice rooms, good wifi and free lockers. Had a great time, honestly the best hostel I stayed in in my trip and felt more like a 2-3 star hotel then a hostel. If I go back to Amsterdam I'm staying there again. Wonderful time.

Disliked: Pachel have no dislike about the Amigo hostel.

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

Selen Ersoy

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture

25 December 2012 Selen would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were friendly and helpful.

Disliked: Nothing

The property's response is...

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

Murad Babayev

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

24 December 2012 Murad would recommend this property

Liked: everything

Disliked: couldn't find anything

The property's response is...

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

emma-jay wilson

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife

22 December 2012 emma-jay would recommend this property

Liked: Very simple but nice

Disliked: Stairs are to steep

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Nikita Vorontsov

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

21 December 2012 Nikita would recommend this property

Liked: I honestly really liked the property. After reading a lot of bad descriptions and reviews about it, I decided to try it for myself. Staff were friendly, the non-smoking rule was upheld religiously. They also had lovely sweets on offer that you could take if you stayed too long in a coffeeshop and needed to sober up.

Disliked: Nothing really, the rooms were small, but as is the traditional dutch style, so I didn't see anything wrong with that.

31.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 20%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

16 December 2012

Liked: nothing

Disliked: location, staff and facilities

31.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

16 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: They had a fish tank

Disliked: It was a little dodgy

The property's response is...

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Work / volunteering

12 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This is in a good street. The supermarket and other shops are a complete compensation to the lack of full service, i.e. breakfast in the hostel. The tram No. 9 is one of the most useful as it over stops the No.3 to the Ryjks museum.

Disliked: The floors are painfully elastic, which is an architectural mystery ? Perhaps the walls are quake-proof. ? If you have a heavy suitcase like mine you become very grateful for the assistance that is readily availed from staff and other guests equally willing to face the difficulty of the very precipice which confronts you when you arrive on the front steps of "la Maison".

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

11 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great value for money, we paid 30 euro for a triple room, decent location, around half an hour walk from the city center, u can leave ur luggage after u check-out (however anyone can access the room so it's ur responsibility), staff was very friendly, they offered us free maps of the city and recommended some places to see, theres wifi and sockets in the room and its very warm inside (especially useful in winter)

Disliked: In the evening people smoked weed at the reception (that happened to be very close to our room) and u could smell it in the room, was also quite noisy even after midnight even when the door was closed, theres really no entrance door to the hostel so the temperature at the corridor pretty much equals the one outside, quite inconvenient if u dont have en suite bathroom (and i guess all the rooms in this hostel have shared bathroom). Linen was somewhat dirty as well as the bathroom and there was really nothing except beds in the room.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Warinthorn Kesornsucharit

As a family with children

City break
Family Holiday
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

05 December 2012

Liked: - near tram stop

Disliked: - loud people at 3am. - big stair in front - no elevator - can smell the smoke in the room - not enough bathroom - far from the city

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

03 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were very friendly, they made us feel at home. We were able to leave our luggage before and after check-in and they gave us plenty of places to go and directions. Would definitley stay here again :)

Disliked: Didn't dislike anything but breakfast would be a bonus!