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Hans Brinker Budget Hotel

1.0 of 5 Kerkstraat 136 - 138, 1017 GR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff at this hostel was not helpful one bit. Every time I would ask them a question they either did not know the answer or gave me such a vague answer that was no help at all. On top of that, they need to communicate more with the rest of the staff as they sent us to a dirty... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with Topdeck and had been prepared for the worst but were surprised! Although it's dark and crowded, it was value for what we had paid. Great location, free wifi and good communal spaces..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is marketed as the worst hostel. This immediately lowers your expectations which is good. The rooms were small and nothing special. The bathrooms in the rooms were pathetic. The shower was the biggest joke. It flooded the bathroom every time the shower was used. And it just shot water into your face. My partner had to take the... More

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Puyallup, Washington
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in October 2013 as part of a Top Deck tour. We had toured Europe for a month and stayed in numerous hostels and this was the least pleasant. Our guide even warned us of that before we got there :/ It wasn't horrifying or anything, just doesn't compare to some of the other, nicer hostels around the continent... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not really, but the owner has a good sense of dark humor which makes it into posters everywhere in the hotel. Decent place, although the whole place stinks of hash. I guess most of Amsterdam does, anyway. Breakfast spread is decent and is included in the charges. Rooms are typical hostel size and are sufficiently lit. The bar was practically... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

IF YOU'RE A STUDENT LOOKING FOR CHEAP DECENT ACCOMMODATION, STAY HERE! Firstly, this place is not the worst hotel in the world as described! I stayed here from September 13 - September 17 2014 and was perfect for students on a budget. The hostel is about a 10 minute walk from Dam Square and even closer to Leidseplein which has... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I was here about a month ago with the class and one of the last days, a naked man came into my room and layed in my bed, he was disgusting, and then I got new linens. Good hotel and placement, hate the smell of hash in my room. The towels couldn't cover me much, and that is a lil... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Compared to everywhere else in central Amsterdam, Hans Brinker is very cheap, and thus good value for backpackers on a budget. Compared to the rest of Europe however it isn't great value. The deliberately negative advertising is good as it lowers your expectations before arriving, so you're not too disappointed at the accommodation. The rooms were dirty and the bathrooms... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed here with friends whilst we were interrailing around Europe during the summer. The hotel was very basic, but had everything we needed, including lockers (and free breakfast!!). It was cheap and in a good location, so perfect for anyone looking to stay in Amsterdam on a budget.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This hostel has a excelent localization.The price is cheap comparing with others of the same category. Has a good service and a good bar inside with good prices. A free breakfast is included that's makes the hostel price worthwhile.

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Address: Kerkstraat 136 - 138, 1017 GR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hans Brinker Budget Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 500
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