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Ani & Haakien

Coolsestraat 47-49, 3014 LC Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Oude Westen)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice layout, very comfortable, one of the better hostel breakfasts around, mattresses were excellent. If your looking for company and fun activities, a good time at night and meeting some friends, this hostel is not for you. Everyone just kinda hung out on their laptops, staff were fairly hot and cold, one was great, the rest very exclusive in who... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel is great, good location 5 minute walk from the train station and from the city center. The staff are really helpful and know all the best things to do in the city. By far the best hostel in the Netherlands

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Brussels, Belgium
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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, modern, social, hip, comfortable and cozy. Rooms and bathrooms look new and spotless while at same time the decor of the common area in particular lends a homely/cozy feel - not an easy combination to pull off. Moreover, the location is convenient (5 min walk to the central railway station yet location is relatively quiet) while the hostel is... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hostel for 2 nights in July. Very close to the train station and very easy to find - for us being closer to the train station was the most important location as we had massive bags to carry! Would maybe have booked somewhere else to be closer to the centre. The hostel staff were lovely, very... More

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

our stay was not something special to remember. the place is clean. 10 min away from the central station. the double room is small and located next to the shower which was very load everytime someone used it. regardless which of the 4 showers in the floor. seems like they are connected to the same main pipe which generated loud... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great location (minutes from Centraal and Rotterdam city proper is incredibly walkable), approachable staff, comfy beds + clean bathrooms, and wifi throughout the hostel. Wide selection of breakfast (continental and eggs as well) and generally friendly vibe. Excellent value. Wouldn't hesitate to return if I were ever in Rotterdam (solo or night, they have private rooms too!).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Stayed here for one night in june with my partner. We had a private double room. The bed was amazingly soft and comfortable. Room was a little small and floor wad noisy when walking around. Toilets and showers were shared but very clean. My only complaint would be the shower, its on a timer and becomes a little annoying having... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were on our honeymoon to visit the Benelux countries, and actually stayed a night here at Ani & Haakien Hostel, Rotterdam mainly to save on cost as we had budgeted more for stays at other cities. We were extremely pleased in that, while we were not particularly expecting much from a hostel stay, we had one of the best... More

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I thought i had already reveiwed this place but i can't find it soooo...I LOVED this hostel!! Such a homely feeling with wonderful staff and people. On arrival my partner and I were greeted by a wonderful staff member (Sarah) who happily checked us in and gave us great advice and tips on where to go and what to do.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I checked in late and only stayed for one day but spent a lot of time in the hostel before heading out to see Rotterdam. I have stayed in many hostels and I really preferred the relaxed vibe of this hostel to the almost prison-esque vibes of others. It was clean and with a modest/good breakfast which beats others hostels... More

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Address: Coolsestraat 47-49, 3014 LC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Rotterdam > Oude Westen
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Enjoy our central location just a 1 minute walk from Rotterdam Central Station. Personality and soul! At Ani & Haakien's place you will find a living room like home. Furnished with cool 'old grandma's' stuff and recycled materials you will notice every piece of decor has a story to tell. In our guest kitchen, which we consider to be the heart of the hostel, you can cook your own meals and we will ensure you'll have no problem meeting new travel friends for life. Stepping outside you'll find our laid back garden. In summer it is always sunny and you can chill-out in the hammocks after spending your day in the city. We growing our very own vegetable garden so feel free to take some herbs for your dinner! At the reception desk we will make sure you know how to find your way in Rotterdam. Although we can tell you all about the tourist attractions and architecture we like to tell you more about the local hidden places that the city has to offer! And since we like to party our self.. we often have discount deals for good party's or little festivals. The free breakfast is up at 08.00am until 11.00 (sometimes even till 12.00) with hot brewed coffee, milk, orange juice, and of course some Dutch delicatessens such as: a Boterham with Pindakaas or Hagelslag. The rooms are basic and clean. On every floor you find showers and toilets. In the room you will find a locker including power outlets so you can lock&load! From Wednesday to Sunday you can join the Free City Walking Tours starting from 11.00 in the morning. Want to hire a bike? We have very cool ones! Some Cool Rotterdam influences in Ani&Haakien's place: -Elselein Vintage Shop! - Kula Yoga Class - Bored to Death Book Swap - Man met bril coffee - Cake&Concepts - Movie Nights - Cut & Paste Proffesionals Postmodernepost - livingroom concerts Hostel Ani & Haakien a true travellers paradise with a vintage eclectic, contemporary touch. ... more   less 
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