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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

It is lucky that this place is in a good location. Right close to Rembrandt square. Though this did mean it was very noisy. I suspect it is the most run down building in all of Amsterdam. The room smelt mouldy when we arrived. The staff were friendly enough though. Only has basically toast and cereal for breakfast. Overall stay...

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Me and four of my friends stayed at this hotel, we paid just under 100 euros each for 3 nights here so the value was fantastic. You get a comfortable, clean bed with a nice big bathroom that includes a shower, bath etc. If you are looking for a cheap and cheerful place to stay, this is ideal. You have...

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St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 11 January 2015

En very good accommodation for a budget tourist travel to Amsterdam. An excellent location on a picturesque canal near Rembrandt Square, easy access by public transport, a lot of cafes and restaurants withing 5 minutes' walking distance, many famous Amsterdam's landmarks easily accessible on foot. The staff was friendly and helpful, the place is clean and offers a comfort fairly...

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Reviewed 2 January 2015

This hostel is suitable for low budget travelers but I have to say that I would never come back there. Only plus of this hostel is location, nothing else. The room had dirty walls and actually I am surprised that is still open. It was difficult to fall aslepp there because I could hear noise all the time.

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Reviewed 22 October 2014

The hostel is filthy, death trap from start to finish. We stayed in room 5, top floor. The stairs as always in Amsterdam are steep, that's ok but they are disgustingly filthy and rotten, not safe at all as there is not much to hold onto. The room is also filthy, dirty walls, ours even had old dried blood on...

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Reviewed 12 September 2014 via mobile

We spent 4 days 3 nights in Amsterdam. And this hostel is suitable for low-budget travelling. - Room and location: The room was quite old, but with the money you pay for such a good location, is acceptable. It is nearly in the centre of Amsterdam. The hostel is located next to a canal, so the view from the room...

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Good: Excellent location. In the center of Rembrandtplein. So, lots of bars around. The place is also between the center of the city (dam square & newmarkt) and museumplein & Vondelpark, so, you are 5 minutes from everywhere by bike. Good: You have a ventilator fan in the room. Crucial for sleeping in summer. Good: Decent breakfast. And you can...

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Canberra
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

We knew what we were getting into with The Veteran, thanks to the online comments here, before we arrived. The Veteran barely qualifies as a hotel, it is certainly LOW LOW LOW LOW budget. The room was clean, although the walls were dirty with gum (in one instance) and dead mosquitos plastered on the walls. The room was squishy and...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2014

This is a really good hotel. It is just off Rembrandtplein, which is one of the biggest party places. It can get a little noisy on weekend nights, but given the convenience, we didn't mind. It is just 4 stops from Amsterdam Centraal, if you're getting into the city by train. The room was nice, clean and decently sized. The...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

Well not the best but really enjoyed it here , top breakfast staff are nice , I would defiantly go again great value for the money , rooms not the best but you get what you pay for , still I had some of the best times here

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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Address: Herengracht 561, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) , Rembrandtplein
Price Range: $92 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — The Veteran 1*
Number of rooms: 21
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