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Hostel Centraal

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Paris, France
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Very expensive for the services and room you get... Prices during week period are around 12€, they go over 50€ for weekends !!! The owner is only here to collect money, then if you need advice do not ask. sink is inside shower cabin and the rest is standard confort for an hostel.

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Drogheda, Ireland
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

For a hostel I was pretty pleased! Very clean and tidy. Rooms were clean and had large safe to put belongings for just €1 a night. Stayed with my partner in an 8 bed dorm. Which was a bit apprehensive about, but the room had 2 bunks and a wall separating the other 2 bunks so all the beds were...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this hostel for 4 night! The young night receptionist his really helpful and sweet but the place it not really clean and I wasn't happy that the took the payment from my account before I arrive, when I booked the hostel the mention that I will pay on arrival. I wanted to pay cash but I only...

Thank Tinamichail
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Hostel is not from your dreams, but its's clean, quite cheap, and also staff is very helpfull in everything. You have to remember that it's only a place to sleep, not to enjoy your stay in room. But who does that in Amsterdam!? Kitchen downstairs is a great thing, you can meet with others in the morning or in the...

Thank Karolina K
Lancaster, California
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This hostel was not the best. They charged for everything besides bedding in my stay. The shower and toilet were together and was a little odd. The beds weren't the softest but made for an alright place to lay your head. The thing this hostel has going for it is its location to downtown. About a 10 min walk. I...

Thank polwoody92
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This hostel was fine for somewhere to lay my head, although the lack of bar/social area made it difficult to meet and interact with fellow travellers. The rooms were very small and in 3 nights I don't think the bathroom was cleaned at all. There are quite a lot of narrow stairs and no elevator, so don't stay here if...

Thank Killie_chick
Rajahmundry, India
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Every other thing is chargeable. The place is okay and overall an okayish stay. Don't expect too much from the staff. Rooms can be more cleaner. The awesomeness of Amsterdam somewhat nullified the bad atmosphere of the hotel though.

Thank sitegorge
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Terrified of my stay at one of the budget hostels, I booked this place for my 2nd day stay at Amsterdam. The location is better and at proximity to important places.Not very pleased though with the comfort of the beds.Maintenance and stuff could be better.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I would not recommend staying here. We came with a large group and were scattered among several rooms. Ours had unfinished walls, cracked tile, a sheet hanging up, screws by someones pillow, and sharp bars directly above another persons head. The manager was extremely rude to me and my friend. We arrived later, and began searching for a bed to...

2Thank Marie E
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This hostel was TERRIBLE. Beds were crammed into the rooms to where the doorways were half blocked off. There were no mirrors in the bathroom. I found screws under my pillow. The floorboard by the staircase bent down and would almost break to the floor below if you stepped on it. A cat wandered into the room from outside (it...

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Staying in Plantage & the East

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Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides visitors with the chance to imagine the city that Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house) while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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Additional Information about Hostel Centraal

Address: Plantage Kerklaan 19, 1018 SZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Solo Hostel)
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Plantage & the East , Binnenstad
Price Range: €45 - €332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Centraal 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Run from this hostel!”
cvsotvgphn, 29 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor will reek of pot and can be loud.”
97mandig, 25 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I wouldnt recomend this place to anybody! And the terrible jasmin smell in reception!”
  • You can see here how SPACIOUS in the 4 people room!
MAGDANASKRET, 2 Jan 2014 | Read review
“There are no good rooms at this place”
lubaitalia, 28 Oct 2013 | Read review
“See if you can get a room on the lower floors, you won't regret avoiding the climb”
  • 4 person room
h3ath3r86, 12 Nov 2012 | Read review
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