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The Bulldog Hotel

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 216-220, 1012 GJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)
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Ranked #29 of 174 Specialty lodging in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in on of the private rooms, 2 bed, view onto the neighboring property. The themed room was great, race checkers and deep red everywhere, it was clean, tidy and comfortable, and very inviting. As for the rest of the hotel, staff were friendly enough when I dealt with them, the lounge bar downstairs is a great meeting spot,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location (right in the heart of the red light district). Staff are really nice and helpful. Wifi is FREE everywhere inside! Thought I was staying in a 12 bed dorm, but ended up in an 8 bed dorm-great! Lockers were narrow (typical) and only fit skinny locks (sold at front desk if yours doesn't fit). Bathrooms cleaned everyday. I... More

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Muscat, Oman
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed overnight. It was a 9 bed mixed dorm. It is walkable from the central station. However you can still take a tram to dam square and then its a 2 minute walk. Front desk people were friendly. The rooms were ok. Bathrooms were a bit smelly. It is also located on the edge of the nightlife area. The breakfast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed at the Bulldog Hostel for a few years now and I thought the staff were a lot more friendly on this visit. The lounge area is a great place to hangout in between other activities. The breakfast is fairly simple but there is plenty of bread, ham, cheese, yoghurt, orange juice and coffee. I think when you add... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our first night we stayed in a 12 person dorm. It was terrible. The room was smelly assuming it was the people who were in our room. The toilet room was so smelly and the shower room smelt like someone had been peeing in there. The next three nights we ended up staying in one of the apartments (E) which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only my first time coming to Amsterdam but omg I am in love the hotel was amazing very well located staff we're incredible and very helpful and I know for sure that when I return this will be my number one choice!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at the Bulldog Hotel were very understanding and positive in our e-mail correspondence which I appreciated greatly. The customer service was hugely appreciated and I would love to visit Amsterdam again and stay with them.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the bulldog is my home from home,location is fantastic,(in the heart of the city) staff are fantastic (friendly and helpful) lounge bar open until the early hours and clean basic rooms with lovely breakfast included.why would I stay anywhere else.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here many time over the past ten years and would never go anywhere else. Its perfectly located, clean comfortable and so cool! I love how everyone is so happy and friendly here and the bar/cafe area is 24-hr place to chill out and chat to randoms. This place has touched my heart.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed with the Bulldog for 3 nights this beginning of August and we were very happy with the choice. The Hostel provides shared bedrooms, private bedrooms and apartments. We've stayed in the private bedrooms with private bathroom. The room was very clean and spacious. The Bulldog is located in the heart of Old City near Dam Square and straight... More

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Thank you for the nice comments. We are really happy that you and your friends enjoyed your stay. See you again soon! (we hope) 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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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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