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    Shelter City Hostel Amsterdam

    Barndesteeg 21, 1012 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good45%
    • Average20%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Multilingual Staff
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Airport Transportation
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    11 - 15 of 250 reviews

    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    A lovely escape from the hustle and bustle of the Red Light district. No matter how crazy it is outside at night, it was quiet and peaceful in this place. Clean, friendly staff, nice kitchen for meals, and even a friendly hostel cat. The only...More

    Thank n-bromann
    Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

    My friends and I stayed here for 3 nights and I've never felt more safe and clean in a hostel! All the people are so lovely and as an Aussie it was a very relaxed laid back vibe. Overall my friends and I had an...More

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    Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

    The volunteers here were all lovely, friendly and seemed genuinely interested in your day. The cafe had a nice atmosphere but the kitchen facilities (fridge and microwave) were poor. Nice outdoor seating area. My 4 bed dorm was a good size. There were some social...More

    Thank Becky486335
    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    This hostel was fabulous. Right in the heart of the red-light district with a bike rental next door. The staff were super friendly, and the free breakfast was a brilliant extra. The dorm rooms were homely and the bathrooms were clean - no complaints :)...More

    Thank Olivia R
    Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

    Really great location, situated within the heart of the red-light district. Great value for money, great breakfast included in the price! The staff were incredibly friendly and more than happy to go above and beyond to help. Rooms and bathrooms very clean. Lovely garden area...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$ 37 - US$ 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 158
    • Location
    • The Netherlands >
    • North Holland Province >
    • Amsterdam >
    • Red Light District (De Wallen)
    • Also Known As
    • The Shelter City Hotel Amsterdam
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    historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
    of traditional local architecture – not to mention
    Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
    temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
    ...More
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    Response from gloria_jessica | Reviewed this property |
    No, the lockers are narrow. But there'll be room under the beds and just keep your valuables in the locker. You needed your own lock at this hostel, take a smaller to medium sized lock, not a big one! This place is great for... More
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    "DO NOT choose a dorm, instead go for a private ensuite. Maybe then you'll enjoy your stay."
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