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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 14 March 2014

I've made an Inter Rail through Europe and this was, by fire, the worst place we've slept in. It was very dirty, the luggage room had mice and cockroaches and everyone was smoking weed in the common area, which made it a pretty impossible place to be in. We stayed in a dorm and there were a lot of people...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2014

This is a good hostel for a few days. You couldn't ask for a better location really, and we felt pretty safe. The room is cleaned daily and there is a small but super friendly common room. We stayed in a 16 person dorm and found it fairly relaxing but I'm still pretty sure we paid way to much then...

Thank RenaeGates
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Moved from another hostel to here with 2 other friends during our short trip, stayed here two nights and the staff always seemed friendly and happy to help. We were staying in our own private room rather than a shared dorm, but the room was clean, tidy and much nicer than in our previous hostel. We also enjoyed the fact...

Thank Megan W
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Stayed there with 3 friends in a 6 person private dorm. When we arrived the room was spotless,new sheets,swept floor.and the shower room as clean as you would ever need it for 5 nights. Shared bathroom with another dorm which at times could get a bit smelly but never to a stage where it was uncomfortable to use. Lockers are...

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 10 February 2014

I know you get what you pay for with a hostel, you expect it to be basic, but you also expect it to be clean and safe! We booked a 4 person with private bathroom, when we arrived the staff were very unorganised and very rude, we paid €66.50 each for the room but we didn't find out til then...

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Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 26 January 2014

i stayed in that place for new year's eve period, the prices were extremely high, but service was just horrbile. they described is as a hippie place, but it has nothing to do. 1) THERE ARE THE MICE. 2) THE ROOM WAS NOT CLEAND, when we came, so you are paying to stay in a dirty room 3) TOILETS/BATHROOM ARE...

Thank Gosia2014
Reviewed 4 January 2014

We were in the second building, in Spuistraat. 20-people room: the hell. Dirty, poky, stinky. Just two power outlet, one lavatory, one shower. Yes, you can survive as we did, nothing impossible: if one would like to spent not too much to have more possibilities in spending around in Amsterdam, it could be a reasonable choice, nothing to disprove. The...

Thank Manuel O
Reviewed 5 December 2013

I spent the summer bagpacking Europe on a budget, and stayed in a fair few hostels, but this one was in a league of its own. The room was absolutely boiling with no means of cooling it down, which meant lying awake for the majority of the night (despite being ridiculously stoned). The shower had packed in, and the place...

Thank S M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Bob's is in a really great location in walking distance of many museums, shops, eating establishments and other attractions. Our room was clean and the shared toilet and showers on our floor were cleaned daily and in good condition. I found the bed comfortable, but very short and very narrow. The bunks had no ladders or guardrails either. In terms...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2013 via mobile

Bob's youth hostel has one good thing going for it - prime location. Apart from that the wi-fi works intermittently (don't count on it working if you need to book things) but there's a good cafe nearby with free wi-fi so that didn't bother us too much. The price was a bit too much for what we got (a broken...

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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Address: Old Centre: New Side | Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 92, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Centrum , Dam Square
Price Range: $42 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“If you want a peaceful sleep, avoid getting a room by the road. It gets noisy in night and early morning.”
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“Ask for the nearest room if you are using a huge luggage!”
filipepingu, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Really cheap”
151cristianm, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“top floors”
971noram, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Definitely get a locker. There were some sketch people hanging around this place.”
hilaryc733, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
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