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King Kong Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Witte de Withstraat 72, 3012 BS Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Cool)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this new hostel was better then some hotels i stayed in , the staff was amazing really helpful and friendly, the location is great . the rooms looked funky, i strongly recommend this place to anybody.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would advise that hostel to anyone who'd like to visit Rotterdam. Great location, not too far from the station, and easy to find! very friendly staff, hostel was spotless, and I loved the atmosphere! I'd definitely go back there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We heard that the witte de withstreet is very cosy and alive any day of the week, my friend and I are originally from Amsterdam but decided to go out on a Wednesday summer night.. We were so happily surprised with the atmosphere, people but most of all the hostel who drew our attention with the unique design and friendly... More

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Alisa_Kokorina, General Manager at King Kong Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie, Your review has really touched our hearts! And how poetically put "Pearl in Rotterdam".. I like to say it again and again! Thank you for such special and beautiful review! I hope King Kong Hostel can be an amazing discovery to all guests, not only those from Amsterdam! And yes, you are absolutely right about the Witte de... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place should be on everybody's first list for a place to stay. Located not so far from the central station, you can reach it easily by tram. Two thumbs up for the services; you get free tea, coffee, and fast WiFi connection. The room was nice, comfy bed and clean bathroom. But the main highlight is the affordability! Overall... More

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful stay! The staff was friendly and helpful. The hostel is fun, clean and in a great location. Netflix room, great coffee and pastries, close to everything, loved the turntable and lp's in our room. Our only complaint is the rock hard beds. Saying that though we would come back for sure!

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped the one night here on a cycling trip. The staff were very welcoming, and due to a large family booking an entire floor, we had a free upgrade from hostel room to hotel room. For that reason alone they deserve a good review. They were also very helpful regarding our bikes, and we're happy for us to store... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A really outstanding hostel, huge beds and everything is really clean. The kitchen and common area is well kept, and a really fun place to socialise. The staff are really friendly and helpful, as well as the other guests, you will meet many different nationalities! Also the location is great, and on the high street, so there are many yummy... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Such a quirky hostel. Stayed for 2 nights. Stayed in the Kong Meis room which had a wet room shower including shampoo etc. No deposit for towels :) €20 deposit for room key card. Hair dryer included. Netflix 'available' but it didnt work in our room, but we spent most our time in thr kitchen/social area. Room also had a... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Clean, busy, pretty trendy. Good quality free coffee and coffee. Interior's quite nice. As part of a couple I booked the double-bed private loft room, but I was disappointed in its lack of privacy or benefits... it was right above the middle of a big dorm and very noisy at night, tipsy travellers coming in late, talking loudly, slamming doors...... More

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Alisa_Kokorina, Manager at King Kong Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you very much for taking the time to submit the review about our hostel! I was sorry to hear that the "Lovers Loft" (309, the room you talk about in your review) didn't exactly hit your sweet spot. I see that last month you paid a visit to Vienna and also stayed in a... More

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5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We've found this hostel by chance walking in Rotterdam's streets. It was awesome. All the staff's members were really friendly. We slept in the big dorm room, wich was really spacious and well decorated. The kitchen was amazing. There's also a room with a big TV where you can watch movies on confortables sofas. The Hostel is located in the... More

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Address: Witte de Withstraat 72, 3012 BS Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Rotterdam > Cool
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Hotel Class:2 star — King Kong Hostel 2*
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King Kong brings an entirely new attitude to Rotterdam. This boutique hostel has an iconic urban style and is a choice of a sophisticated, yet budget conscious traveller. Located in the middle of Cool district, the Witte de Withstraat, King Kong hostel has it's finger on the pulse of the city. ... more   less 
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