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Strowis Budget Hostel

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Boothstraat 8, Utrecht, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I and my friends had some problems in getting Utrecht and the staff understood what was going on and behave in the best way they could. We arrived one day later and they welcomed us like we were princesses or something like this. The rooms are clean and the atmosphere downstairs at the reception in relaxing and amazing. I loved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very cozy hostel near everything in the city of Utrecht. The hostel was very clean and I slept like a log (with the earplugs they provide free of charge. We were welcomed with a nice drink ( coffee and tea) and we decided to get the breakfast which was 6 euros. We did regret it. Eggs, bread, cheese, jam,... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

First time staying in a hostel, and the experience was very positive. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Was also a good place to meet like minded travelers. MY friend and I stayed in an 8 person mixed dorm, where the beds were clean and adequate, and were also room curtains so you didnt wake up with the sun.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As a lone traveller when I book into a hostel I'm looking to meet people. That's the most important thing about staying in Hostels for me and in that regard Strowis is great. A really nice garden where people chill in the evening, a reasonable bar and comfortable lounge area mean there is always people in the hostel to chat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Our experience at Strowis was mostly positive. Friendly staff, comfortable common areas and back garden to relax in, clean rooms, family friendly while maintaining a youthful backpacker vitality. My one complaint would be the noise from the late-nighters if you are staying in the private street-level room. I was awakened at 1am, 3am even 5am and every hour in between.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Strowis is definitely the place you have to stay while in Utrecht! We were staying in a private room which was very comfortable, big enough and very clean as well as toilets and showers. Common areas are cosy and nice, what we loved the most is green garden area, a perfect spot to relax and have a beer after a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is the only place to stay in Utrecht. Wonderful staff, relaxed atmosphere, good rooms, free wifi, a lounge area, kitchen, bike rental, lockers, the list goes on... It's also not far from Utrecht central train station, and the staff are only too happy to suggest things to do, and places to see. Thank you Strowis, I'll be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

very nice staff, very clean hostel, we loved the fact that they offered breakfast and towels as well. the staff was knowledgable about the area and printed out pages for us, because we had trouble with our app download. we could park our bikes and walk into the old downtown very easily. We came by bike (mom, dad and two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

We are so lucky to have found this place! The staff are friendly, the rooms are clean and cosy and the breakfast is excellent. There is a wonderful garden and the kitchen is big enough for everyone! 10/10

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Not a party hostel, peaceful , I could have stayed for weeks here. Made me wish I was unemployed and a writer , poet or something. It has a garden, the staff were so friendly and helped me plan journeys. I staed in the top room with my son - room 10.

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