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Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place is located in an industrial sort of area of Rotterdam a few minutes walk from the train station. It's not the nicest area, but doesn't feel that dangerous at night. I remember walking through the automatic doors and being confused as to how this place worked. I was greeted by a single staff member who seemed to be...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel, managed by a Spanish girl, is the worst I have ever slept in: Rooms of 30-40 people with plastic matresses. D ont forget to pay for blankets (5€!!) Need electricity? Sorry "guests spend too much", so no workin sockets in the rooms Need milk at breakfast? Just powder milk! (Cows are to expensive, I figure) Anyway, if u...

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Atri, Italy
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Sheets, towels and pillar are extra, toilets are relatively dirty (the WC lack some pieces (WC seats), in the rooms there are no spaces to recharge your mobile phone and you have to plugh your charger in a multiple socket that is in the common spaces. Internet doesnt work properly. You cannot pay using credit card, they havent released a...

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Thank Angelo D
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The rooms are huge and can take a whole lot of people - I saw that someone said 40-something beds, that's probably accurate. Everything's on one floor, so if you've got problems with stairs, this is a good choice. I dislike the fact that you have to pay for sheets separately, but what can you do. Showers are mixed, and...

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Thank Anna M
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The only advantage in this hostel is low price, everything else there is just bad. I spent there one week. Toilets and showers are so messy and dirty. Wifi doesn't work. The floor is sticky. Room smells so bad, windows are covered there, so you can barely breath and sockets in the room are almost at the ceiling (!?). Last...

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Thank Kateřina H
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

There is one bedroom for all of the people staying in the hostel so I slept amongst a symphony of snoring people. They also must not have air conditioning as it was too warm to sleep but there was nothing on to cool the room down. There were also bugs flying and buzzing around the room. Wifi usually doesn't work...

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Slunj, Croatia
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Hostel De Mafkees is located in an up and coming part of Rotterdam a mere five minute walk from centraal station. The rooms are large, nice and clean, the reception desk has friendly staff always ready to give advice and directions. Free breakfast is provided, ping pong, nice lounge and a small bar are all found at the reception desk....

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Thank sindiman
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Slept in this hostel one night. Already at arrival, staff was very unfriendly and didn't want to help us when one of our jackets was stolen in the hostel. Rooms are with 48 people where families with children sleep in the same room as drunk people that come back in the middle of the night. The kitchen wasn't cleaned for...

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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Together with 5 friends we come from Belgium to take part of the real life gaming event "Prison Escape". Because the entry ticket for this event and the transportation costs to get here started to add up we looked for the cheapest option around to sleep a night in Rotterdam the day before the event. In this hostel you can...

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Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We found the place easily and seemed pretty chill for a younger crowd. The common area was really close to the rooms, so we heard talking and music well into the night. The beds weren't that comfortable, though my wife and I were able to push them together and make a double bed. The staff was nice and the common...

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The new Hostel de Mafkees offers great value accommodation in three spacious dorms. For only €12.50 you have a bed and a breakfast. Linen is not included, but you can bring your own sleeping bag or rent some. Free lockers, free maps, local city info and bike rental are provided by Use-it, an information center for backpackers and international students. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel De Mafkees

Address: Vijverhofstraat, 47, 3013 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Rotterdam
Price Range: $16 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“You can bring your own sheets and you don't have to rent theirs.”
 of 5 bubbles Ryan3467, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“choose the 48 beds-room, it has more stop contacts than the 24beds room.”
 of 5 bubbles Natureahead, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“There are only 3 rooms, they are the same”
 of 5 bubbles 971agust_nc, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“They apparently have a honeymoon suite which the first people to ask for get it....I hope to god you get it.”
 of 5 bubbles ConnorH516, 7 Aug 2012 | Read review
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