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    Shelter City Hostel Amsterdam

    Barndesteeg 21, 1012 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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    • Excellent25%
    • Very good45%
    • Average20%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible5%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
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    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    I spent one night in the Shelter, as my flight arrived late at night and I visited friends in Rotterdam the next day. I went for the 16 (?) bed dorm. It was quite crowded, there were smallish lockers but not big enough for a...More

    Thank Chivis R
    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    A lovely escape from the hustle and bustle of the Red Light district. No matter how crazy it is outside at night, it was quiet and peaceful in this place. Clean, friendly staff, nice kitchen for meals, and even a friendly hostel cat. The only...More

    Thank n-bromann
    Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

    My friends and I stayed here for 3 nights and I've never felt more safe and clean in a hostel! All the people are so lovely and as an Aussie it was a very relaxed laid back vibe. Overall my friends and I had an...More

    1  Thank gabrielleejohnson
    Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

    The volunteers here were all lovely, friendly and seemed genuinely interested in your day. The cafe had a nice atmosphere but the kitchen facilities (fridge and microwave) were poor. Nice outdoor seating area. My 4 bed dorm was a good size. There were some social...More

    Thank Becky486335
    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    This hostel was fabulous. Right in the heart of the red-light district with a bike rental next door. The staff were super friendly, and the free breakfast was a brilliant extra. The dorm rooms were homely and the bathrooms were clean - no complaints :)...More

    Thank Olivia R
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
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    • Price range
    • USD 21 - USD 66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 158
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    • The Netherlands >
    • North Holland Province >
    • Amsterdam >
    • Red Light District (De Wallen)
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    • The Shelter City Hotel Amsterdam
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    Red Light District (De Wallen)
    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
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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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    "The rooms are generally quite"
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    "Make sure you bring a padlock for your locker"
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    "You have to bring towels and keys for the locker..."
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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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