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Reviews of Bob's Youth Hostel Amsterdam Hostel

Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 92, 1012SG, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Atmosphere 63%

Cleanliness 60%

Facilities 56%

Location 94%

Safety 76%

Staff 69%

Value 66%

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 1.20USD

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 63%

Cleanliness 60%

Facilities 56%

Location 94%

Safety 76%

Staff 69%

Value 66%

Showing 181-141 of 141 reviews

77% Overall Rating
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  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, clean sheets, big lockers, nice graffiti on the room walls :)

Disliked: There were mice in the room at night. They didn't bother the one of us who was on the top bed, but you can hear them if you sleep on the lower bed. Also keep your bags on you bed or in the locker and don't store any food there.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Location - 100%
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  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: fun, safe, hot shower, luggage room! very central

Disliked: smells a bit damp

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
19 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Liked: The location of this hostel was great, within walking distance to central Amsterdam. The staffs were friendly and and the ambiance was great. I met a lot awesome people just by staying at this hostel.

Disliked: The shared shower and bathroom were dirty, definitely bring shower shoes! The storage lockers were a bit rusty and old, somewhat dirty. There was only one computer, but wi-fi is provided.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Very cheap, amazing chilled out atmosphere in reception lounge,

Disliked: I wish they served more food!

Customer would recommend this property

49% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 20%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 40%
49% Overall Rating

Anonymous
12 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Partying / nightlife

Liked: Close to the center

Disliked: Mouse in the Dormroom. Stayed there for one weekend the bathroom has not been cleaned once. The shower room was so moldy you could barely breath.

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

Anonymous
08 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Great location and people. Easy to find and everything you need within a 5 minute walk.

Disliked: Its a older hostel, a few holes in the walls and not many power points assessable.

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
07 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: You get what you pay for... it's cheap, very centrally located and has clean sheets, hot showers, a communal area, lockers, internet etc. It's in desperate need of a lick of paint and the bathrooms are a bit mouldy... but let's face it - it's a comfortable bed for 10 - 15 euros a night, not a four star hotel!

Disliked: corridors and bathrooms were quite grim.

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
05 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Bob's is full of character, interesting people, and smoke. For those young people who come to Amsterdam for certain reasons, this place is a great meeting grounds and good deal.

Disliked: Bob's may be a little dirty and have walls full of graffiti, but the atmosphere is welcoming and the upkeep is satisfactory.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
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  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 Sep 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: LOVED BOBS!! Great place to meet people, really close to everything, great just to sit around and smoke, staff are awesome and helpful, lockers in room, wifi is good and there is one computer with internet

Disliked: pretty dirty and they shut you out of the communal area after 3am. The old man that works there is really grumpy and creepy walking around the rooms at night checking no one is sleeping for free.

Customer would recommend this property

71% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Sep 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: The atmosphere is awesome, the downstairs common room is a great social space where you can chill, play cards and generally hang out. This really does make the trip! The staff are excellent too!

Disliked: The beds weren't great and there were mice in the room. Also there are several flights of stairs if you are staying at the top!

Customer would recommend this property

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