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Old Centre: New Side | Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 92, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
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Bob's Youth Hostel
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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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Lille, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW

It wasn't "nice," but it wasn't horrible. We got off on the wrong foot when they made us wait about 30 min to check in (reason was that they were changing shifts).. after being in a bus all day.. There's no more breakfast. I think they should change their website, especially before they rack up prices for the peak season.... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Boy did this place suck! But I would love to visit again. I loved it. Amazing atmosphere and people. The place looks busted but I wouldn't call ir dirty. Breakfast is a joke, hard boiled eggs, bread and a bucket of butter. But the room is cheap and thats what you pay for. This place is a blast.

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Hannover, Germany
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4 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This hostel is great ,the place has a great strategical place,near the middle of amsterdam (main station) ,service is great and reception is friendly as long as you meet the rules :p and its really cheap place,you can always meet friendly people in the hostel . I recommend this place.

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Indiana, USA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
14 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This was my second time back to Bobs Youth Hostel. As a 19 year old, it was a great place to stay. Now, I am 26 and for nostalgia, I decided to return for a few nights. The rooms have been repainted and the lobby has been re-done since 2008. Yet, it still has a good backpacker vibe to it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Yeah bwoiiiii un ben cheese . Staff slow waited ages for room got high with the b.b apart from danchop not proud of himself . I do like chacken . Steep stairways we was on top floor if your in common room and need a dump you've gotta go back to top of hostel . Bran chaise threw up in... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

The location is fantastic as your a stones throw away from everything. The common room is nice and a good place to hang out. The staff are nice and helpful but they are really slow. The room was nice and clean and the beds were comfy. Typical hostel accommodation, no complaints. People that complain about the stairs have obviously not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Turned up at Bobs Hostel with 2 friends at about 8pm on a Friday night without a reservation (our booked apartment host had let us down and we were struggling to find somewhere to stay for the weekend) The friendly girl at reception was more than happy to help find us a bed even though the hostel was almost full,... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Anyone who writes a good review is probably drugged. If you plan on doing that, this is the spot to crash and you won't even notice. Left early because I got woken up by an ID check at 3am. Old, dirty, bad service. Only good to binge drinking and drugs to block out the dinge.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

For what i was paying; less than £15. You really cant complain. If you want 5* then pay 5*! Breakfast was good, well heated in the winter. Common room is great as you can smoke and mingle with other youths. Wish the wifi was a little bit stronger but as i said for £15 i cant really moan

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Province of Bergamo, Italy
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were on the 4th floor, the stairs were scary and I am not exaggerating! I always stay in cheap hostel but this one was not so cheap and it was not an hostel but a flophouse. The room was too small for 8 people, my sheets were dirty and fortunately I brought one from home. The guys at the... More 

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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): $
Number of rooms: 12
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