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Hostel Van Gogh

Van de Veldestraat 5, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Distance from city centre: 1.8km

Rating: 85% from 57 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 83%Staff
  • 88%Security
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 89%Location
  • 84%Value for money
  • 86%Facilities

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  • I had a great stay! The staff was attentive and helpful.
  • 97%
  • 18 Jan 2015 Anonymous USA
  • I was lucky that my roommates were super down and friendly :) the bunk beds are comfy, the location is awesome right near a bunch of museums (everything else is easily accessible by tram), and the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. the only downer is that it is right next to a school so you'll hear a bunch of kids playing in the morning or in the afternoon so it makes sleeping in or taking an afternoon nap tough. other than that, everything was awesome.
  • 94%
  • 06 Jan 2015 Anonymous Taiwan
  • Fine location, excellent value for money and very friendly staff: I'd certainly book again.
  • 100%
  • 23 Dec 2014 Richard England
  • you must try the brakfast...excellent
  • 97%
  • 28 Nov 2014 MARKO Slovenia
  • All went erally well, except for the attitude of the Asian man at the desk.
  • 83%
  • 19 Nov 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Nice staff and clean! Easy to commute to the airport!
  • 97%
  • 01 Nov 2014 Yidan
  • Stayed in a 8 person coed room for two nights. We paid an insane amount for the very basic accommodation, but it was during the Amsterdam Dance Event, so this was actually the cheapest option we could find for 4 people. Lack of air conditioning was a bit uncomfortable if we did not have the windows open. The inside of my lock was dirty, and my pillow had a hair on it, so cleanliness wise I was a irked. I would give a higher value rating if we didn't pay double the regular amount.
  • 69%
  • 16 Oct 2014 Anonymous USA
  • We were in amsterdam for 3 nights, and booked a room for 6 people. It was what we expected and really enjoyed our stay. Room was cleaned daily, fresh towels and we had a shower ensuite which seemed to be recently renovated. Size of the room was decent and had space to move around, as we were all friends we didnt have too much trouble with being worried about leaving some stuff out! there weren't any lockers, only a safe, which iis enough if you're sharing a room with strangers. Location is good!
  • 77%
  • 27 Sep 2014 Anonymous Malta
  • The hostel felt like a hotel -- in fact, it's named the Hotel Van Gogh -- so that came with some pros and cons. Pros: everything is clean, the staff is helpful, and there's plenty of space in the rooms. Cons: there is no atmosphere and the lounge is non-existent. If you're looking for a quiet space this hostel is perfect. Also the location (near the museums, just a short walk away from the vondelpark and city center but not close enough for much noise) is ideal.
  • 94%
  • 02 Sep 2014 Kristen USA
  • Since it's a hotel and not a hostel there are not common areas where you can meet other travelers, apart from breakfast. One thing that really annoyed me while I was there was the shower: the water was freezing on my first night and their excuse was that there were too many people in the shower at the same time. Call me crazy, but this shouldn't happen in a hotel. Location is alright but it's really close to a school, so you might hear screaming children early in the morning.
  • 71%
  • 25 Aug 2014 Luciana Brazil
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