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Reviews of Shelter City Amsterdam Hostel

Barndesteeg 21, 1012 BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 80%

Facilities 79%

Location 94%

Safety 90%

Staff 89%

Value 85%

Facilities

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

Important Information

Taxes: From 01/01/ 2020: 7% of the net overnight rate per night plus €3,00 per person per night and should be paid upon arrival.

*Please note that we charge credit cards on the arrival date. It is not possible to pay cash upon arrival.

* We have a 3 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) three 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 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 7.00 % 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 cancellation 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.

* 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 cancel the booking since we do not accept groups of more than 8 people.

* A keycard is mandatory for entering the hostel and for lost key card 5 euros will be charged.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Taxes Not Included

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Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 80%

Facilities 79%

Location 94%

Safety 90%

Staff 89%

Value 85%

Showing 11-20 of 21 reviews

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
15 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Great location, helpful and cheerful staff.

Disliked: Very popular with lots of people going in and out can sometimes be noisy.

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
08 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: the location of the property is convenient, the environment was really good and the staff were really friendly and helpful.

Disliked: Unlike other hostels I have been to, the lodgers at this one seemed rather unsocial and very isolated.

Customer would recommend this property

69% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 40%
69% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

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

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Location

Disliked: Very basic, too expensive for what it is.

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
11 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: It is in the best location

Disliked: Staff shouldn't press it upon you that they are Christian. If people are interested, they will ask

Customer would recommend this property

63% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 40%
63% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Location was great

Disliked: No freedom to drink alcohol, have guests over, or smoke weed. Difficult to meet other travellers in weird atmosphere

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

Anonymous
22 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
Events / festivals, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities, Work / volunteering

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: The staff were extremely good at only letting people enter who had a room card, which made it feel a secure place to stay.

Disliked: The rooms were very small and it was quite difficult to fit 4 people and luggage in the room.

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: It is very central

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
24 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Location!

Customer would recommend this property

51% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 40%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 40%
51% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 May 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Está en la zona roja, mucha gente para llegar ahí, incomodo nos pusieron hasta el tercer piso y tuvimos que subir con las maletas las escaleras de caracol HORRIBLE sin ayuda ni nada pero los chav@s que trabajan ahí amables...

49% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 20%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 40%
49% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Location.

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