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Absolutely amazing location, right in the middle of the Red Light District - about a ten minute walk to central station. Facilities were good but not great, and unfortunately there was no kitchen. A really yummy cooked breakfast is provided every morning (pancakes, French toast,...More
Thank Remy W
Response from ShelterCity, Front Office Manager at Shelter City Hostel AmsterdamResponded 4 September 2016
I was staying in the 16 bed dorm. location of Hostel is perfect. Volunteers there were very generous. Breakfast was also very good. But if you want to party then avoid staying here as it is very religious hostel (drinks and drugs aren't allowed) and...More
Great location in city, not to far to walk from Centraal Station. Very safe and everyone is friendly and helpful. There are no drugs or alcohol allowed which is great. There are coffee shops and bars very close by if you want that. The breakfast...More
Stroopwaffle is delicious, when in Amsterdam make sure you eat lots. Secondly, if you're not into Jesus probably don't stay at Shelter City. It's right in the red light district which is very intense unless you are there to party. However, Shelter says they will...More
I stayed one night at Shelter City hostel. The staff there are friendly and very accommodating, and they go out of the way to make your stay awesome.
They will store and charge your phones, tablets or laptops at the reception FOC, which is very...More
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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
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 location and the communal bathrooms means no wait for a shower, I highly recommend it :)