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Reviews of Bob's Youth Hostel Amsterdam Hostel

Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 92, 1012SG, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Atmosphere 62%

Cleanliness 59%

Facilities 54%

Location 92%

Safety 74%

Staff 69%

Value 65%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Steam room
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 1.19USD

Important Information

Bob's Youth Hostel needs you to state an arrival time when booking. Failing to do this may incur in cancellation of your booking.

Please note that:
- We have a cancellation policy of 48-hours. If you cancel too late or if you don't show up we charge you the first night of the reservation.
- We have age restrictions; we can not accept people under 18 or above 30 years old.
- We accept cash only, so please remember this when you come over to the hostel.

Please note that if your booking is for a group of 10 + people or if your payment exceeds a 1000 euros we will ask you to transfer the balance due in advance. For any questions about this policy
please send us an email.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:30

Policies

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

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Amsterdam?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 62%

Cleanliness 59%

Facilities 54%

Location 92%

Safety 74%

Staff 69%

Value 65%

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71% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 60%
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  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 Jul 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Events / festivals, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Affordable/budget. Staff is fantastic. They were very generous, accommodating, helpful and cheerful.

Disliked: Hostel has the feeling of a cheap apartment rented by pot smoking college students. Severe lack of outlets in the rooms. Most people here are high, stoned, drunk, or some combination of the three. Likely due to the very young average age, a lack of respect for other people's property and space (no theft though). Check out is a mad scramble.

74% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 80%
74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
07 Jul 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Good location with the coffee shop Abraxas just down the road from the hostel and the train station is really close to! It was nice that you could smoke in the lobby!

Disliked: The breakfast isn't fantastic, it's just an egg and some toast and if you get there late then there is hardly anything left! The stairs in the second building where a bit of a nuisance but only when carrying our massive backpacks! Oh and the beds where kinda scary, we were in the second building and I was on the top bunk really high up with no bars on the side of the bed and no ladder, so you had to climb up somehow! It was pretty entertaining after being out though! Otherwise it was pretty cool!

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Jun 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: this is the best place for young travellers looking for a cheap and fun stay in dam! The reception area is so good to smoke in and the beds are surprisingly comfy! 100% recommend this to anyone!

Disliked: nothing

Customer would recommend this property

63% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
63% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Jun 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Beach / sunbathing, Events / festivals, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Well located. Regular staff are really friendly (the cleaners were not so much - who I think are related to the owner somehow). Good for meeting people which is easy anywhere in Amsterdam. Has all the basic things you need really.

Disliked: It is very basic so don't expect too much. For example, in my dorm room of 16 we had one powerpoint from which to charge things. And the bathroom seemed like it hadnt been cleaned in ages but wear thongs and don't think too much about it and its all good.

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Jun 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Great location, lobby bar is a good place to chill out.

Disliked: They have a dorm in a completely separate building on a different street.lots of hair and dirt on the floor.but still totally doable.and great breakfast!

Customer would recommend this property

60% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 20%
60% Overall Rating

Anonymous
14 Jun 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa

Liked: The admosfere

Disliked: The dirtyness of the bathroom and rooms.

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
12 Jun 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: A cool hostel with a good reception area and nice rooms. Close to the train station and everything else in Amsterdam.

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Jun 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Great location from the majority of tourist areas in Amsterdam, though the road is quite quiet at night. Plenty of reasonably priced restaurants in the area too!

Disliked: There is a lack of plug sockets in the room, only two for sixteen people!

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Work / volunteering

Liked: In the Center of Amsterdam! Very cheap and good quality for the prise!

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 100%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 May 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Events / festivals, Partying / nightlife, Relaxation / spa, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: - Atmosphäre -lustiges Personal - Super Preis -sehr gut gelegen

Disliked: -zu wenig Bäder und Toiletten verfügbar

Customer would recommend this property

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