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Hans Brinker Budget Hotel

1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Kerkstraat 136 - 138, 1017 GR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were surprised by this hostel. It was in a good place from the main attractions and night life, the staff were helpful and the bar and food areas were good. The bunk beds were very high though with no ladders to get up. We were on the ground floor so could hear the music from the downstairs club a... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The worst hostel in the world? I don't think so. My stay at the Hans Brinker hostel was great. It's very basic, but that's exactly what I like about it, cause you have everything you need. The rooms are comfy and surprisingly clean (I admit I expected them to be worse), and the breakfast was great. Another thing I absolutely... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hostel is fantastic for travelers who want to see the city for a reasonable price! The location is great, only a 5 or 10 minute walk to the city and there is lots of shops nearby! The rooms are comfy and safe. They are very basic with only bunk beds, lockers and a bathroom but you don't really need... More

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HansBrinkerAms, Manager at Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for your great review! About our location: actually we are located in the middle of Amsterdam, between the famous canals and only 3 min. walking distance away from the museum at Museumplein and the bars and clubs at Leidseplein! Greetings, Hans Brinker More

Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hans Brinker is a great place to stay if you're not looking for anything fancy. I stayed in a six person room. Three bunk beds (with no ladders - hilarious to watch after a night out). Food is reasonable and cheap, there's wifi if you like their page on Facebook. There's also a basement "club" which has a unique... More

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HansBrinkerAms, Manager at Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, responded to this review

hi, Indeed we are basic, but we provide everything you need for a great stay in Amsterdam! See ya! Hans Brinker More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having booked our trip to Amsterdam very last minute the Hans Brinker was the best value option for a private room, however having read reviews beforehand we were extremely nervous about what to expect. I would describe the room as very basic, but clean and comfortable which lets face it what more do you want in Amsterdam. Our room was... More

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HansBrinkerAms, Manager at Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Hi! Don't be nervous, just enjoy Amsterdams no. 1 experience :)! Please recommend us to everyone! See you soon! Hans Brinker More

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfy mattress, clean sheets and in a good area, but thats the only positives I have. Stayed in a very small 4-bed dorm, top bunks didn't have ladders or rails, mine wasn't against a wall and felt very unsafe. No where to put suitcases, or even enough floor space for them, and they're not big at all. Bathroom was average,... More

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HansBrinkerAms, Manager at Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review. We have send you a private message! About our WIFI: we have free wifi at our bar, restaurant and underground club too! Hans Brinker More

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a bed to stay in with breakfast provided in the morning, this is the place to stay. Friendly staff with a sense of humour too. Close to main attractions in the city with multiple cycle hire shops available to rent a bike nearby. It's easy to find too, big sign out the front, you're not going to... More

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HansBrinkerAms, Manager at Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Exactly what we are (including a fun bar and an underground club to party)! We hope to welcome you again soon! Greetings, Hans Brinker More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and three friends (all females) travelled around Europe for a month and stayed in hostels for the duration. This was my least favourite but dont get me wrong it was everything a backpacker needs. We stayed in a 4 bed dorm to ourselves which was clean but basic. The hostel brands itself on being the "worst" hostel and Im... More

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HansBrinkerAms, Manager at Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Hi! Normally we are full of younger people like scholars, students (we host many school groups) and backpackers as we are a youth hotel / hostel! Greetings, Hans Brinker More

Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hostel with an excellent sense of humour. They had a bit of a checkered history with cleanliness and generally being run down, but have used this as a selling point. 'Improve your constitution at the Hans Brinker' was the line that made me book it. Some would say I was a bit soft in the head booking it after... More

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HansBrinkerAms, Manager at Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Hi!! Thanks for understanding our humor :)! See you again soon then?! Hans Brinker More

Halletts Cove, South Australia, Australia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good hostel! I have to admit, I was kind of worried when I read an article about being self named worst hostel but when I arrived I was pleasantly surprised. It's a big, busy, friendly budget hostel. There is a bar and big dining/lobby area. Breakfast is pretty standard. Wifi works pretty well in the lobby area. I stayed... More

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HansBrinkerAms, Manager at Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Hi! Indeed we are far from the worst ;)! See you soon again at our Happy Hour? Greetings, Hans Brinker More

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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*
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Welcome to Hans Brinker, the cheapest, the worst, the best..no swimming pool, no roomservice, no pick-up service, no bridal-suite, no gym, no spa,no bellboy but cheap rooms, a restaurant, a nice bar, a club, 24 hour reception and 500 beds. The Hans Brinker Budget Hotel is the famous budget hotel in the city centre Amsterdam. It’s located between the canals with a 2 minute walk to the famous entertainment area Leidseplein and a 5 minute walk to the museums at Museumplein. Public transport is nearby the hotel: you can take the tram to every direction in Amsterdam within a 2 minute walk. From Amsterdam Central Station take tramline 1, 2 or 5 to the hotel (in approximately 10 minutes at stop Keizersgracht). This budget hotel can accommodate individuals, backpackers and groups (students, scholars etc.). The hotel has single, double and triple rooms and dorms up to 8 persons. Each room has a private bathroom and lockers for personal belongings. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the spacious common area. There is a bar and an underground club, which is open every night till late. Free WIFI-access is available in the common areas. For the best stay in Amsterdam Hans Brinker provides tickets for many activities, bike rental, boat tours and other great deals. ... more   less 
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