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Shelter City

Barndesteeg 21, 1012 BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Distance from city centre: 0.4km

Rating: 83% from 173 reviews

  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 89%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 91%Location
  • 84%Value for money
  • 75%Facilities

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  • The room was very small for 16 people, not a lot of space AT ALL. It was freezing at night, when the staff comes in to clean in the morning they leave all the windows and doors WIDE OPEN so anyone on the smoking terrace could waltz right in. There are NO outlets in the rooms. Security as other reviewers have mentioned is poor, you only show a piece of paper to get let in. Location is in red light district but far walk from any tourist attractions. Only plus was a hot breakfast.
  • 49%
  • 22 Apr 2015 Anonymous USA
  • Perfekt place, for short time. Recommendet this hostel
  • 74%
  • 21 Apr 2015 VALERIJUS Lithuania
  • we booked a four people room with bathroom, it's really nice, the room is really clean. The location is really good, it just besides the RLS, but it's pretty safe, and people have to show their voucher when they get into the hostel. Also, the stuffs are friendly and they are ready to help others. There also a supermarket nearby, it's pretty convenient.
  • 89%
  • 20 Apr 2015 Jingwei China
  • The hostel was lifeless and the occupants don't appear socialable. The wifi works but there are very few outlets. The bathrooms are clean and there are enough stalls for the most parts. It is also close to the train station, although tricky to find. Overall decent experience.
  • 69%
  • 16 Apr 2015 Anonymous Canada
  • I like the high degree of Christianity atmosphere In the hostel, acting as a pure light in the red light district. Staff are very nice. Messages on the wall are very encouraging. But wifi is weak at the upper floor.
  • 89%
  • 09 Apr 2015 Anonymous Hong Kong
  • The location of the hostel a bit hard to find. The security need to be improve as everyone entered the hostel are able to go other room easily as there are no lock on the room and beside the main door of the room, people can come to your room from the door close to the courtyard which can't lock. You need to store your valueable things in the locker of the room and bring your lock or else you can buy it from the front desk. The staffs are nice and helpful and the breakfast provided are tasty.
  • 74%
  • 09 Apr 2015 Anonymous Hong Kong
  • Very nice place.
  • 94%
  • 15 Mar 2015 Luciano Marques Brazil
  • It's an excellent hostel with amazing people! I really enjoyed the hostel and its principles!
  • 100%
  • 12 Mar 2015 Anonymous Brazil
  • nice but too samll rooms
  • 80%
  • 24 Feb 2015 Amir Nepal
  • I really liked this hostel! Its right next to the coffee shops and cool pubs and a walking distance from the metro station. The breakfast is very good as well and the staff is super nice! It doesnt have much atmosphere if you are looking for partying in the hostel.. But it has a cafeteria and i met many cool people there and we went out 😊 There is no curfew (important) and one day the staff did this free city tour that was very nice! Im not a christian and I would definetely recommend it
  • 91%
  • 19 Feb 2015 Anonymous Chile
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