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International Budget Hostel

Leidsegracht 76 | Grachtengordel, 1016 CR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #136 of 195 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms were clean and not to big (in the number of beds) but big enough (with the number of beds in there). Plenty of lockable storage space and clean in the rooms/bathrooms. Very friendly staff although we did not spend much time in the hostel!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The stairs leading up to the hostel are so steep and very difficult to walk up, even when sober. I shared a room with 6 of my friends. Somehow, 3 bunk beds and one single bed were squished into a room the would comfortably fit a double bed. Doors slam all day and night so can be difficult to sleep.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

100 Euros to sleep on a jail bunk in a baking room with six other farting snoring guys! "Budget" hostel? To add insult to injury they want 3 euros extra for towel and 3 euros extra if you want a lock for your cupboard. As a hostel it is fine but I think it is overpriced. No breakfast and you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Not the place to stay if you want even a bit of sleep. The doors were slam slam slam all through the night due to the key card system. Great location and good showers with separate toilets on each floor. However, the actual building feels quite cramped with not much natural light.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Had to find a hostel very last minute with some friends and so picked the International Budget Hostel. Location is fantastic and you're really within walking distance to city centre. Located along a canal so the views are nice. Unfortunately, the location is about all this hostel has going for it. Emphasis on the "budget" in the hostel name because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Your room is opened with a keycard you get. Inside your room there are lockers/safes that are very big and free to use. The pillows and beds are better than most budget hotels I have stayed in. There is free wifi that works great for browsing. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly and have perfect English skills like 99%... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Staff are friendly enough, but the showers don't even have holes for drainage, as well as being two to a floor. There were also no towel racks (my clothes got wet on the floor), The doors have a keycard system for security, but the door slamming and beeping will keep you up all night. I think I got about 5... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I stayed here with 4 friends in the private 5 bed room. The room was clean although was cold, the radiator was not on and there was some questionable looking blankets on top of the lockers. Other than that there is no complaint about the room. The showers were clean and hot, although slightly annoying as your clothes get wet... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

For some reason, a female entered my room to ensure I was awake? thought that was very strange as I have stayed in many places and that was a first. Other than that, the other staff member was very welcoming and helpful. Location was alright, showers are not in the room but on the floor. The only other complaint was... More 

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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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