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The Bulldog Hotel

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 216-220, Amsterdam 1012 GJ, The Netherlands (Red Light District)
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Ranked #30 of 171 Specialty lodging in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Bulldog, were very excited as had been before and not been able to get in! The room was lovely- a lot nicer than many in Amsterdam- and very clean. Breakfast wasn't the best, but hey there are loads of other places to eat around. It is right in the centre couldn't ask for a better location,... More

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Surrey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here over 20 times in the last 10 years of visiting Amsterdam! Has everything you need, great relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, right in the heart of the city and rooms are always clean. Highly recommend!

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Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at The Bulldog was awesome. The hostel is very clean and the staff is extremely helpful. I originally only booked 1 night of our 4 night stay as the hostel was booked online. On arrival, I asked if there was anything available and the hotel was able to get me in for the following 3 nights. Everything is... More

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Florianopolis, SC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay there. The bar is very nice, the localization is excellent! Breakfast included! Rooms are excellent, decorated, clean, and has television. Almost inside the Red Light district, closer to nice places to take a walk.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is extremely overdue but defiantly needed. Our return to the bulldog was not a let-down. When we arrived we was greeted in such a warm and friendly fashion- (Always the case when i travel to the bulldog) Receptionist basically gave us a quick rundown (as we've stayed here numerous times) and then advised us that she would be... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for three nights. We found it to be great location and not to far from the train station. There meals in there hotel are reasonably priced. The rooms are a great size with plenty of room having 2 large suitcases. Definitely recommend staying here. Lots of fun.

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

Thank you so much. We hope to see you again soon! More

London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beds were comfy and rooms were clean (the cleaners tidy the room but never change bed sheets, and come bursting in and put the lights on when the dorm was fast asleep at 8am). Location wise couldn't be better (but then again the touristic area of Amsterdam is only very small anyway, hard,to go wrong on the location front). Pretty... More

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

Hello, Thank you for the review, one of the toughest things hostels face is to satisfy the different expectations and tastes of people from many different cultures. We are certainly trying our best and we apologize if we did not meet yours. Enjoy the rest of your travels. More

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I stayed at the Bulldog for three nights beginning a month long tour of Europe. The beds were comfortable, rooms were clean, and showers were hot. Security was great, especially after about 7pm. No entry unless you have a "hostel passport" showing you are staying there. The location was wonderful!! Two blocks off of the Red Light... More

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

That's what the Bulldog Hotel is all about ; providing a clean, safe environment for travelers from all over the world to come together, make new friends and enjoy our fantastic city. Glad you could be a part of it! More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I did not see the Bulldog HOSTEL, maybe it is different from what showed up when I searched. I stayed in a Dorm Room ( Co - Ed ). It was ok, and I didn't want to spend a bunch of money, so I stayed here. Be prepared for people that SNORE. It was what I expected. You can get... More

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

Thanks for the review. Just one note: all the dorms are not the same. They have different sizes, decoration and some even have a great canal view. Guests are more than welcome to ask for something specific on arrival. We are a busy hotel but always happy to try and fulfill any and all of our guests requests. More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

From the moment my friend and I arrived at the bulldog, we were welcomed with friendly staff at the desk, they were very accommodating and even allowed us to have our room earlier than check in so we could make the best of our stay. The room we had was with an en suite this was cosy, clean and tidy.... More

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

We've passed on your comments to our lovely team! Its great to know their hard work and passion is appreciated . Hopefully we will see you again soon. More

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Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 216-220, Amsterdam 1012 GJ, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District
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Wake up in one of the highest rated hostels,located in the middle of one of the most visually stunning cities in the world! The Bulldog Hostel Amsterdam is loaded with that typical international and liberal atmosphere that makes Amsterdam so special... besides other things. You can either choose to stay in a dorm, a private room or one of our cool apartments whenever you come stumbling back from your Amsterdam adventure! We will make sure it will feel like your home away from home! ... more   less 
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