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5 Oct 2017
“Honest ”
26 Mar 2018
“Basic but great location”
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What's included
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Room Service
Fitness centre
1 Star Hotel
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Herengracht 561, 1017 BW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11.3 km to Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport
353 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.4 km from De Duif
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Reviewed October 22, 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...More

2  Thank Adam G
Reviewed September 12, 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...More

Thank Linh P
Reviewed August 5, 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...More

1  Thank Umut U
Reviewed July 19, 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...More

Thank Nat B
Reviewed June 18, 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...More

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Free Internet
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$112 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) / Rembrandtplein
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The Veteran Hotel Amsterdam
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Room & Suite (16)
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
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August 26, 2016|
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"No rooms! Stay away my friends."
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"No rooms are good. Don't go there."
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"frendly, not so clean but tolerable, good location, nice view"
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"rooms facing the canal would be good, away from the noise"
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