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Shelter Jordan

Bloemstraat 179, 1016 LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at Shelter Jordan a couple of times and always had a great stay. It's about half an hour walk from Centraal station or get the tram to the junction of Rozengracht and Marnixstraat which does not take along at all. There are separate floors for ladies and gents. I stayed in a 6 man dorm and there was... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get the bare minimum. A room, a place to shower, and a very light, free breakfast. They do not even allow you to -pay- for extra breakfast. If you want more food, they only give you plain bread and nothing else. I don't eat bread often. You have to sign up for dinner ahead of time. If not, too... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first stay at hostel was great, very clean and not noisy hostel. Breakfast were free, also the dinner, everyone was very kind and helpful. You can send postcards right from the hostel. Showers nice and clean, also toilets. Girl rooms are divided from boys. Near to the city centre.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

it is at a very good location. walking distance from Rijksmuseum (I amsterdam), van gogh museum, Albert Cuyp Market & Heineken Experience. It is very very near Anne frankhuis. Also walking distance from Centraale Station I dragged my 12.5kg luggage with no problem but dragging luggage will be a bit bumpy anywhere in Amsterdam because of the pavement. There are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I enjoyed my two day stay at the Christian shelter. Breakfast was amazing especially the eggs and cheese. Staff was really helpful and they do have plenty of fun christian activities to do such as bible discussion, bible studies and etc. Amazing location and wonderful service.

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Riga, Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I was really confused trying to choose a hostel for one night in Amsterdam as I had to find something just before my trip. Among many options I chose "Shelter Jordan" and I do not regret that. The information I had about this hostel before my trip (read in Internet) was the fact that it is a Christian hostel (drinking... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I stayed one week on this youth hostel, it was my worst experience in hostels. -staff not friendly, they don't show you the hostel, you have to find by yourself if you need something -you CAN'T COOK, there is a kitchen but only use by the staff. Meals cost 6 euros. -a small fridge for all the hostel ... My... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights in summer 2014. The staff is really nice and friendly. They don't try to pressure you into joining bible discussions or going to church with them. The cafeteria has great and affordable meals day and night. They even have movie nights! The facilities, however, left something to be desired. This is a hostel run... More 

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Friesland, Netherlands
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Shelter Jordan is my regular place when I have to sleep over in Amsterdam. Everytime i'm there, i am overwhelmed by the nice, peaceful atmosphere and the very dedicated people who work there. The prices are low, the services are fine and the environment is safe. So, what do you want more?

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Oshawa, Canada
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We chose this hostel because we didn't want to be right in the middle of the bars and such. It had a great vibe and we met girls here that we still keep in touch with. It's clean, quiet and they have a mailbox so you can send postcards from the front desk! We rented bikes from the hostel as... More 

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