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    Shelter City Hostel Amsterdam

    Barndesteeg 21, 1012 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good46%
    • Average20%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Multilingual Staff
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Airport Transportation
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    1 - 5 of 250 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    +++ Friendly and very helpful staff, clean rooms and facilities. The garden was great to enjoy the mild sun of october! One of my friends had an issue getting to his dorm on time for the checkout, and we got all needed assistance from the...More

    Thank Jeremy D
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The hostel is located in the heart of Amsterdam and just a 10mins walk away from the central station. Nice staff, baggage storage, small breakfast and bed sheets included. Although it's located in Amsterdam's red light district, I felt super safe and it wasn't that...More

    Thank KatinkaWuko
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    A very homely place! The volunteers are friendly and helpful! The beds were comfortable even though the pillows are basically flat. Breakfast is lovely. Wifi is great. But the showers can use a little more cleaning. It is located right next to the red light...More

    Thank Georges G
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Shelter City! The staff are all incredibly friendly and respectful of the guests. The location is GREAT for exploring--and Amsterdam is so easy to walk around in that it takes no time at all to get anywhere. SC is...More

    Thank ejriggs
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    After a long weekend of drinking the city of Amsterdam dry I came back a little disappointed that the Shelter hostel have now banned me from using there Christian hostel again. The hostel is in a brilliant location with baghouses located right next to it,...More

    Thank DamienDuff20
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
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    • Price range
    • US$36 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 158
    • Location
    • The Netherlands >
    • North Holland Province >
    • Amsterdam >
    • Red Light District (De Wallen)
    • Also Known As
    • The Shelter City Hotel Amsterdam
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    19 September 2015|
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    Response from gloria_jessica | Reviewed this property |
    No, the lockers are narrow. But there'll be room under the beds and just keep your valuables in the locker. You needed your own lock at this hostel, take a smaller to medium sized lock, not a big one! This place is great for... More
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    "DO NOT choose a dorm, instead go for a private ensuite. Maybe then you'll enjoy your stay."
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