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Shelter City

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

Rating: 84% from 162 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 89%Staff
  • 87%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 91%Location
  • 84%Value for money
  • 76%Facilities

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  • It was great! Thank you for being polite, kind and attentive!
  • 83%
  • 13 Jan 2015 Anonymous Georgia
  • This place is wonderful and the staff working at Shelter City are so friendly. They propose a lot of activities (free tour around the city... etc). I really enjoyed staying there. Wonderful place, wonderful people!
  • 100%
  • 02 Jan 2015 Idris Algeria
  • My room was on the third floor and in order to get there, I had to go up the very steep stairs in the darkness with the heavy bags. It can be dangerous especially for older people. The floor in the shower room was always wet and it was uncomfortable. In the middle of the night, two other guests came into the room while two of us were sleeping, which interrupted my sleep.
  • 71%
  • 26 Dec 2014 Yoshiko Japan
  • Very nice staff. Great location not far from train station or anything else. Free breakfast is yummy and good walking tours.
  • 86%
  • 26 Dec 2014 Anonymous USA
  • It was an amazing stay in Amsterdam, also because of this perfect located hostel, 12min walk from Central Station. The staff was really nice and helpful, also very open and interested in meeting other people! We would totally recommend this hostel to everyone, nice breakfast and good and clean beds to have a sleep.
  • 100%
  • 12 Dec 2014 Fabienne Switzerland
  • facilities are not good. space btw beds are too small, room was freezing at night, blanket was too thin. and i felt i wasted my money when i got the dinner. it was too bad. you need to improove the kichen staffs.. breakfast also were soso..even so, i loved staying because of nice people and atmosphere.
  • 86%
  • 03 Dec 2014 Anonymous South Korea
  • I found the hostel perfect. The facilities are good and everything is clean, the best thing by far is the location. Next to the Red District but in a really calm street. The people are nice and helpful and the breakfast is really relly good. I'll recommend it without any doubt ;)
  • 94%
  • 21 Nov 2014 Anonymous Spain
  • I was staying at the 2 dorm room with bulk bed. The room is small. The location is good but at first it was hard to find.
  • 69%
  • 14 Nov 2014 Anonymous Hong Kong
  • It was relly good staying) Although it was 16-bed room, I didn't feel unconfortable to myself) Everything was good. I enjoyed my holiday very much, and Shelter city hostel was friendly and peaceful shelter for us))) Thank you very much
  • 86%
  • 31 Oct 2014 Ekaterina Russia
  • All you had to do to get in is show a voucher and they let you in. Everything was clean, the free breakfast wasn't bad and the staff was VERY friendly but all devout christians in the middle of the red light district, so they preach and try to coerce you into going to bible study. That being said, it was in a great location!
  • 69%
  • 30 Oct 2014 Anonymous USA
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