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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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Indiana, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
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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
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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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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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Norwich
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

One of the staff members was very nice and helpful, the other ones were god awful and extremely unhelpful especially when your bad with a weeks worth of clothing gets stolen/grew legs, location is maybe the only good point about this place, honestly one disapointed customer

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had multiple items stolen from us, including: an iPad, speakers, headphones, two iPods, aftershave and even a beard trimmer! Staff didn't seem at all bothered and gave minimal help. Rooms were tiny, cramped and the windows didn't open!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

I do think you should bare in mind that this place is in fact advertised as a youth hostel. And we all know what scoundrels the youth of today can be.. I wouldn't trust them as far as I could throw them. But no, honestly, I stayed in a 24 bed mixed dorm which was quite pleasant, there were two... 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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