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Hostel Centraal

Plantage Kerklaan 19, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I was travelling alone and this hostel was at a great location. The stairs were terrible, though the guy at the reception helps carrying luggage. The staff was not rude at all. There is no common place but you can still meet people in your room. There is a bike rental place right beside the hostel, which was helpful. It... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Before the trip I thought " it's not gonna be that bad, you will only sleep there " false! It was the worst place I have ever been. After taking one bath, the room was like a pool and it was dirty. The staff was ok to us but I could see some other guys being in trouble with them.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Small, dirt, stink. Impossible to climb stairs. It has relatively low costs, we only used the room for sleeping and washing, anything else is impossibile to do in here. I dont recommend at all to pay for this.

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Rouen, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The very first thing to notice is the rude staff, I can't even say staff since there was only one guy not sympathetic at all who never was at the reception. We waited so long to do the check out and we almost lost the train. But the worse was the bathroom, so dirty and smelly, there was a flood... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Super creepy place. I'd never feel so uncomfortable with the room as in the hostel. Room has got 2 x 3 meters square and 4 beds in it. I wouldn't mention about the fact that there was even no place to put your luggage on the floor and FORGET about space where you can put your phone, room card etc.... More

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Brasilia, DF
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

It's not very close to the dam square or to the leidseplein. The signs to find it are not very visible. Beds and rooms are ok (6 beds per room, with a private toilet/shower). Lots of floors so baggage must be only backpacks.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

To explain death trap, a mixture of drugs and alcohol combined with the small, uneven, circular stairwell and living on the top (4th) floor is not a good combination. Rooms are dirty, bathrooms looked like that hasn't been cleaned in a few turn over of guests and needed serious renovation. We literally stayed out of the room as much as... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Before we even arrived we had problems. We were emailed to say unless they could pre authorise payment we would lose the room. They had already took our deposit so seemed strange they'd wait so long to authorise it. The stairs are a death trap. We were the top floor and fear of broken limbs was constant our stay. A... More

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The guys that worked there were very sweet and I wouldn't say a bad word about them. Unfortunately being nice doesn't make a great hostel. It was very cramped, and half the time they weren't on reception so I felt a bit stuck wondering around trying to find someone to check out. The room I was in was for six... More

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Vancouver
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5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Not such a great location, over by the zoo. Have to take the tram to get anywhere. Was really cheap when I stayed, got what I paid for - beds seemed clean, but everything else could use a good scrub. Had lots of hot water. Rooms very basic, just bunkbeds and safes - which work! Very old hotel. Toast/juice/coffee/ceral for... More

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Address: Plantage Kerklaan 19, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Binnenstad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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