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Bob's Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 10 February 2014

I know you get what you pay for with a hostel, you expect it to be basic, but you also expect it to be clean and safe! We booked a 4 person with private bathroom, when we arrived the staff were very unorganised and very rude, we paid €66.50 each for the room but we didn't find out til then...

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Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 26 January 2014

i stayed in that place for new year's eve period, the prices were extremely high, but service was just horrbile. they described is as a hippie place, but it has nothing to do. 1) THERE ARE THE MICE. 2) THE ROOM WAS NOT CLEAND, when we came, so you are paying to stay in a dirty room 3) TOILETS/BATHROOM ARE...

Thank Gosia2014
Reviewed 4 January 2014

We were in the second building, in Spuistraat. 20-people room: the hell. Dirty, poky, stinky. Just two power outlet, one lavatory, one shower. Yes, you can survive as we did, nothing impossible: if one would like to spent not too much to have more possibilities in spending around in Amsterdam, it could be a reasonable choice, nothing to disprove. The...

Thank Manuel O
Reviewed 5 December 2013

I spent the summer bagpacking Europe on a budget, and stayed in a fair few hostels, but this one was in a league of its own. The room was absolutely boiling with no means of cooling it down, which meant lying awake for the majority of the night (despite being ridiculously stoned). The shower had packed in, and the place...

Thank S M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Bob's is in a really great location in walking distance of many museums, shops, eating establishments and other attractions. Our room was clean and the shared toilet and showers on our floor were cleaned daily and in good condition. I found the bed comfortable, but very short and very narrow. The bunks had no ladders or guardrails either. In terms...

Thank AdmiralAdama
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2013 via mobile

Bob's youth hostel has one good thing going for it - prime location. Apart from that the wi-fi works intermittently (don't count on it working if you need to book things) but there's a good cafe nearby with free wi-fi so that didn't bother us too much. The price was a bit too much for what we got (a broken...

Thank MelEden
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Myself and 5 of my close friends stayed at Bob's. After booking the trip last minute and arriving without accommodation sorted we roamed the streets until we found Bob's. Well .. it was an interesting stay. It was cheap which was great, so we weren't expecting the Ritz as we walked upstairs. We shared a room with 11 other people...

Thank Marc R
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 9 October 2013

All 8 of us who stayed here got bed bugs, and it has been a major source of stress. (This was the only place we travelled to) The hostel itself felt very unclean and rundown but the location was good. The lobby and the place you can store your luggage are QUITE dingy. I've realized that bed bugs are a...

Thank SunCityFun
Reviewed 23 September 2013 via mobile

Internet rarely works. Matresses are very narrow. Terrible feet smells. Weed smoke at lounge all day. Humiliating breakfast - tea, bread and jam, and egg. Same everyday. The staff is ok and the location is great. But for 32 euro a weekend night for a tiny bed with 20 ppl in a smelly room...i wouldnt bother unless optionless.

1Thank eilonmorav
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 4 days in a room shared between 16 people. It was real fun sharing typical amsterdam stories with all our room mates. Rooms aren't very clean but they're ok. Rooms are compossed by bunk beds and it has en suite bathroom. The atmosphere in the living room/reception and dining room (this room is used for these 3...

Thank jorviz

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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Address: Old Centre: New Side | Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 92, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Centrum , Dam Square
Price Range: ₹ 1,637 - ₹ 10,344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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