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Bob's Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel was relatively expensive as far as hostels go, but for Amsterdam this was the cheapest hostel we could find at the time. The location is very good, but there is only a very small common area. I gave it a plus because there was a piano, however the common area was also the waiting area for people checking...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there just one night but it was terrible . Location is well because it's on prostitutit's street . You can see them from your room's window. So it's disgusted . And staff was so rude . He didn't help me to show dormitory . Because dormitory and reception are not in same build. I won't stay there again...

Thank Orhann C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Stayed here with 3 of my mates when we were over for the Diynamic Festival in Amsterdamse Bos, ended up in 8 man dorm with 4 sound Germans. Location is great, price is even better. A lot of the other reviews on this place are misleading, as far as hostels go you would have to be really picky to fault...

Thank Jonathan C
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great location. It's a cozy place with nice staffs and cool lounge to interact with other guests. Simple breakfast. I fully recommend to use Backpacks only! Tight ladder to upstairs! My stay was great.

Thank filipepingu
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We paid 58 euros each for 2 nights in bobs hostel the water was ice cold, the internet didn't work in our room and the room was dirty and extremly shabby! Location was the only positive thing and we left to move somewhere else without staying the night would not recommend!

Thank alnewman95
Goa, India
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Beds were normal, had lockers, near to centre (probably only positive point), not peaceful, appeared shabby. Bar downstairs adds to the shabbiness. But compared to others, it's cheap, near to the centre, walking distance away from most of the major attractions. A lot of shops and restaurants near by. Wifi worked fine, bathroom inside the room with hot water shower...

Thank vivasur
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Room was clean, great value for the price. Hot shower, wi-fi and electricity were all working well. Would recommend to anyone looking for a cheap place to stay. Location was also great, only a 5-10 minute walk from station and city centre.

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

So I saw a review called 'Bob's youth hell'. I'm sorry but for £11 a night this place is perfect. If you are booking at that price you know what to expect. There was no mice and there was hot water. Stayed here for 3 nights with a group of students and we stayed in a 6 bed private room,...

1Thank EssexKane
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Cheap hostel for young people. Everything is dirty, but the staff is really nice :) I could not sleep very well, but it is normal because I was sharing my room with 12 people. I am not going to come back, I am sorry!

Thank Cristian M
Reviewed 28 December 2016

From the moment you enter the hostel it looks shady. From the steep and narrow stairs to unmanaged rooms, very small bathrooms that needs a lot of maintenance. The light stopped working in the midnight, dirty mattress and pillow cover.

Thank Aakanksha M

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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: €23 - €155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Ask for the nearest room if you are using a huge luggage!”
 of 5 bubbles filipepingu, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Really cheap”
 of 5 bubbles 151cristianm, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“top floors”
 of 5 bubbles 971noram, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Definitely get a locker. There were some sketch people hanging around this place.”
 of 5 bubbles hilaryc733, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Do not book”
 of 5 bubbles milinski, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
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