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The Bulldog Hotel

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 216-220, 1012 GJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
#27 of 176 Hotels in Amsterdam
402 Reviews 4 of 5 stars
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed in the bulldog apartments many times over the past 13 years since I fell for Holland. The staff are helpful and welcoming and the price is very reasonable for such a central location. Breakfast is even included when you rent an apartment! I'll be planning my next trip asap.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the historical Bulldog coffee shop first and was told that the hostel is in a different location and the security guy helped point it out on the map. There are a few Bulldog locations and it was confusing getting to the right one. Once I did, it was a very easy check in and they offered me... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is OK for a couple of nights, centrally located, good bar/lounge and a good atmosphere. Rooms are quite large and spacious, however the toilet/shower in each room was tiny!. I would stay here again if I was only in the city for a couple of nights, but for a longer trip I would suggest looking elsewhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there for 6nights and was juggled around a bit because we booked late, by late I mean we walked of the street and asked for a room. The staff were amazing at trying to get my friend and I into a all girls dorm, even thou they were booked out they squeezed us in when there was a... More

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RobertBulldog, Front Office Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. Will certainly look into getting some extra mirrors! More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at The Bulldog in a 8 girls dorm for 4 nights and a 12 people mixed dorm for 1 night at the beginning of my Eurotrip. These were by far the best beds I had throughout my whole trip. The place was very clean however the bathrooms do need an upgrade... They're not dirty at all, but look... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel with coffee-shop below. Paid a bit more than we were expecting on the day. Room was reserved at 397€ but we ended up paying €560... The reservation price does not include city tax so i guess thats what the extra was. Man behind the desk was polite enough, you wouldn't mess with him though, I get the impression... More

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RobertBulldog, Front Office Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for the review. I am sorry to hear that you paid more for your booking. This is very unusual as The Bulldog Hotel always honors the price which we have confirmed. The only situation that you would be charged more is by a voluntary upgrade to a more expensive room. Secondly, all prices confirmed are inclusive... More

Wellington, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I recently stayed in the Bulldog over the course of 4 nights. I would classify myself as an older person compared to the teenagers and mid twenty crowd so am probably far less willing to put up with bad service etc. The staff were friendly, some more than others but no one was unhelpful. I stayed in a 12... More

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Rockhampton, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely raving about this hotel, by far the best hotel I've stayed. Firstly, the staff absolutely bend over backwards to help you with everything!! Secondly, the rooms are excellent, amazing artworks covering the whole place head to toe! There is a bar on the ground floor, for bulldog guests only and boy oh boy was 2E pints in happy hour... More

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RobertBulldog, Front Office Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review

We are really happy that we could help make your experience with us and in Amsterdam a memorable one! Hope to see you again soon! More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was travelling alone and decided to take a bed with other 11 unknown people in a single room. It was ok to me, and I enjoyed this hotel. They tried to help me once I get in there with my luggage, because it was big and it wont fit their lockers. The location of this hotel is the best... More

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Sao Carlos, SP
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bulldog is really a great hostel. I chose it for indications of hostelworld and it exceeded all my expectations. The rooms are great, they have a private bathroom per room, the location could not be better, the service is great, all the staff are very attentive and friendly, the food is very good and the staff gave me great... More

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RobertBulldog, Front Office Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words! Hopefully the next trip to Amsterdam will be soon. Please let us know by email if you are coming again as we love to do something nice for our return guests. More

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Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 216-220, 1012 GJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District
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