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Shelter City Hostel

Barndesteeg 21, 1012 BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Shelter City hostel is located right in the middle of the oldest part of Amsterdam city centre. Read more

87% Overall Rating 42 out of 46 customers would recommend this property based on 46 reviews

Atmosphere 83%

Cleanliness 83%

Facilities 81%

Location 94%

Safety 93%

Staff 91%

Value 86%

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Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bar APM-96
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free city tour
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines

Important Information

• We have a 2 day cancellation policy. If you want to cancel your reservation, please log into your personal Hostelworld account and make the changes before midnight (Amsterdam time) two days before your arrival date. Cancellation by phone is not accepted. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. These conditions also apply if the date of arrival has been changed by phone or email. Once you have arrived, paid and checked in it is not possible to receive a refund if you decide to leave early.
• Taxes not included - city tax 6.00 % per person per night. City Tax is to be paid upon check-in.
• If you are charged a no show charge, then the city tax will transfer into a cancelation fee.
• Bag drop-off from 08:00, rooms available to use from 13:30. This hostel is smoke-free, drug-free and alcohol-free. You may smoke cigarettes in the courtyard. There's no curfew or lockout.
• A Passport or government issued identity card (for EU citizen) is required upon check-in.
• If you have booked the four-person room for two or more people, we can't guarantee you'll be put in the same room but we will try our best. Our dorms are segregated by gender; if you book the wrong room we can't guarantee your accommodation.
• There are free lockers. Please bring your own padlock or buy one at reception.
• The last-minute internet special offers are only available on online bookings and for a limited time period. Changes to existing bookings which include the special offer prices may result in new (higher) prices being applied to the previously discounted night(s). If the same name, e-mail or credit card is used in multiple bookings for a total of more than 8 people on the same day then we will apply our group payment and cancellation conditions.
• For group bookings the full amount plus 100 euro refundable deposit will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks before arrival. There is an extra charge of 5 Euro if you make a group booking for just one night and it's a Friday, bookings of up to 20 people are accepted via this site. For more people please e-mail group@shelter.nl We reserve the right to cancel online groups of more than 20 people.
• ​A keycard is mandatory for entering the hostel and for lost key card 5.00 euros will be charged.
Please note that we have a hostel cat (called Oliver) who would love to meet you. But if you're allergic to cats you might be happier at our other hostel, Shelter Jordan.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Amsterdam?

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The Shelter City hostel is located right in the middle of the oldest part of Amsterdam city centre. Read more

Shared Rooms

20 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 20

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

16 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 16

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

16 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 16

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Male Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

2 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 2

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

About Shelter City

A hostel in the center of old Amsterdam The Shelter City hostel is located right in the middle of the oldest part of Amsterdam city centre. The accommodation is very suitable for groups and individual travelers who would like to explore Amsterdam . The old part of Amsterdam is very lively with many restaurants and cafes. The famous Red Light District is just around the corner (but can easily be avoided if you prefer so). The hostel is close to all the main tourist attractions of Amsterdam. Dam Square, Madame Tussaud’s, the Rembrandt’s house, the canal tours, and the shopping centre are all within a 10 minutes walk. Also the Amsterdam central train station is in walking distance from the hostel. The hostel is very international. It is a place where you can meet people from all over the world. The hostel’s café and courtyard with its huge fish pond are great places to hang out and meet fellow travelers. You will feel right at home in this accommodation. The hostel has a warm and welcoming atmosphere and attracts a friendly crowd of backpackers. The Shelter City hostel is a very affordable place meeting all your hostelling needs. The hostel has a total of 168 comfortable beds in dormitory style rooms. The dorms are divided into smaller sections to provide the rest and privacy that you need. There are separate dormitories for men and women. The City hostel also has a small number of single-sex rooms with 4, 6 or 8 beds. Free breakfast (hot or cold) is included in the price. We cater for groups and individuals. Dinner and packed lunches are reasonably priced and available on request.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.