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Shelter City

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

Rating: 82% from 83 reviews

  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 88%Staff
  • 84%Security
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 92%Location
  • 79%Value for money
  • 76%Facilities

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  • it was a really nice stay there and perfect distance to the heart of the city. if I come back again, I would go stay in this hostel again.
  • 80%
  • 03 Aug 2016 Justina Germany
  • Practical and close to all major sites of interests. Facilities were well-maintained and easily accessible. The dorm I was in was big but people were respectful and I didn't have any issue. Not the best place to meet people however as many don't really want to socialize.
  • 97%
  • 25 Jul 2016 Anonymous France
  • Great location, clean and friendly staff
  • 100%
  • 21 Jul 2016 Patrick USA
  • I had a good time' the society was amazing! The staff was friendly and the other visitors too.
  • 91%
  • 29 Jun 2016 Josef Israel
  • The place is nice,clean and the people are friendly. The rooms are separate for boys and girls, so my husband and I should stay in different rooms/ floors. There's free wi -fi,but the internet connection isn't good upstairs in girls ' rooms. You should also bring your own lock if you want to leave your bag in a locker. Impressions are positive, I would stay there again.
  • 83%
  • 21 Jun 2016 Yuliia Ukraine
  • I thought the hostel was decent. They provided us with a blanket and sheets and I don't think the blanket had been cleaned, but the bathroom was could be worse. Also, if you are looking for a hostel to meet people in, this might not be the best place. Everyone kind of kept to themselves. But it was inexpensive and an awesome location, right in the red light district (which is suprising since it's a Christian hostel)
  • 74%
  • 05 Jun 2016 Anonymous USA
  • Nice hostel, perfect location close to everything and friendly staff. The bathrooms weren't very clean.
  • 80%
  • 25 May 2016 Anonymous Finland
  • there was no mention that it is a christian hostel. if i had known, i would not have chosen it.
  • 94%
  • 22 May 2016 Anonymous Singapore
  • It's just lovely, I really liked it! Activities, people, energy and everything this place has is great. I would definitely be there during my next visit.
  • 100%
  • 17 May 2016 Anonymous Saudi Arabia
  • If you come to Amsterdam to have fun: DONT go to that place. Its so boring there and almost no possibilities to meet people as you know it from other hostel. actually i left one day before my actual leaving date. Even i knew i wouldnt get a refund i just wanted to leave. Btw: Showers are closed from 10:30 am for around 1-2 hours, due to cleaning...just then when people wake up and want to get ready for the day. breakfast is a slice of toast with an egg...not worth the money.
  • 40%
  • 26 Apr 2016 Mohamed Germany
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