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International Budget Hostel

Leidsegracht 76 | Grachtengordel, 1016 CR Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)
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Ranked #113 of 174 Specialty lodging in Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kimmybear2013 Oliva, Spain
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Oliva, Spain
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here on every visit to Amsterdam. There were three or four of us on our visits and each time we had our own room with shower etc.. The location is fantastic and the cost cheapest around. It is no thrills, it is a Hostel. But the best hostel i've ever stayed at. Highly recommended if you're with friends... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

IBH offered the best hostel experience I have ever had. The staff are amazing, going above and beyond to make guests feel at home. The hostel is super clean. As with any accommodations on the canal, you wouldn't want to keep food in the room (to avoid any mouse problems). The hostel staff will gladly keep your food in a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to write a review as there are some awful ones on here which really put me off staying here. We stayed for 3 nights from 25-28th June in a triple room at the top of the hostel. Room was clean, no bed bugs, good smoking room and showers were standard. For the price you are paying I don't... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our group stayed in this hostel for two nights and the first night everything was fine. On the second night as we went to sleep we heard rustling. We turned on the light and moments later a mouse ran out of the wardrobe and escaped out under the door. After this we hastily packed our things and went downstairs where... More

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Nusa Dua, Indonesia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I stay here for 4 nights i had a room with the channel vieuw. The pictures are real old i thing they dont care about it after the pictures i go to them website and there you see the real sitiation how it is now i think. Great smoking room and nice staff jordy help as real good and it... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
35 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

For the price I wasn't expecting much, and I didn't get much too. It was clean, though the shared toilets and showers perhaps could have done with a bit more regular attention throughout the day. The reception area was a bit small, especially when there was a group in there. The stairs up from the entrance to the reception area... More

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I thought I give this hostel a go and see what it's like given the variety of reviews and rankings here on trip advisor. The hostel is well located for central Amsterdam which is one of only a few good things I can say it offers. The noise travels very easily through the doors, and unfortunately with so many spring... More

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I was apprehensive about staying here as the reviews are a mixed bag and I had never stayed in a hostel before. But it was absolutely fine. Do no expect luxury, but for the price it is good value in my opinion. The stairs are quite steep on the way in and the steps are small, but it was easy... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I wasn't too sure about staying in this hostel when my mate picked it for our accomodation, but I was pleasantly surprised on arrival. We didn't pay a lot to stay there, but for the money we paid, we got a great deal. The rooms are clean and relatively spacious, with lockers to store your stuff in, although you need... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Suggested alternative: MamaCoco Hostel (see my review) I stayed at IBH because it was recommended by Lonely Planet's Shoestring Guide to Europe. Sadly it was not the same caliber of other hostels I stayed at during the trip. The staff was friendly enough, but I would not stay here again for the following reasons: Poor Amenities -the light in the... More

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Address: Leidsegracht 76 | Grachtengordel, 1016 CR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Jordaan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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