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Bob's Youth Hostel

Old Centre: New Side | Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 92, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friends and I stayed here as traveller during July 2014.We had an awful time. We had to climb death stairs to our room which was two blocks away from reception, it was filthy, dirty floor, stained sheets, dirty walls (mould and damp on them) and a stray cat was there when we opened the door, also the guy at... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The directions we were given were unclear and had us wandering around for ages. When we arrived the staff were unhelpful and not approachable. We stayed in a 12 bed mix dorm and the beds were damp and smelled. The showers were cold and wifi wasn't always assesable. Overall not worthy of the money spent.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location but that is the only positive. The staff make you feel like you are imposing on them when asking for help, the rooms have no air con or fan so get stuffy (especially when there are 16 beds) and the shower had no hot water. The prices were ridiculously inflated. Avoid unless other places are more expensive.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly anybody who writes a positive review on this hostel must actually work there. The WiFi was down the whole time, credit card machine..down, hot water...down, everything about this place was horrible. The shower and toilet are located in your dorm room, and the shower smells like rotten sewage. There was a build up of black sludge on one side... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having booked this last minute, we weren't expecting much from Bob's 18 bed dorm but were more than pleasantly surprised. The room was clean and the beds comfy. Everyone we met was lovely and welcoming. The shower and toilet were modern and clean, and even though the lock didn't work it was obvious when it was occupied so no problems... More

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Bob's is the best I have found while been in last week. All facilities were available. Nice working staffs. I have enjoyed lots with my girl friend. The price is also reasonable. Highly recommended !!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The atmosphere in Bob's was friendly and almost homely and it felt very safe there. The staff for the most part were friendly and helpful expect for one of the male members of staff who didn't seem to have stepped outside the front door because he couldn't point us to the right direction to anywhere we wanted to go... However,... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Stayed here with 2 friends. Was clean and suited for what we required as backpacking round europe. Was in walking distance of all activities we wanted to do!! Was resonable priced. Only issue was are locker was down the opposite end of the room from our beds and we had to walk through people. Also plugs were down othere end... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The hostel is located just a few minutes away from Dam Square. The prices should be a bit lower as it is a hostel after all. The rooms are clean, there is enough hot water and clean sheets. I liked the reception/bar area a lot. It is only for the customers and depending on the person on shift, you are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I have never stayed in a hostel or traveled alone before and I think this wasn't bad at all for a first experience; super clean, cheap and friendly enough people. And no one cares if you'd rather sit in the reception getting stoned than have organised fun on a pub crawl or whatever.

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Address: Old Centre: New Side | Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 92, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Dam Square
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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