Haha! I'm giving this hostel a 5 star rating because I know they actually try to be the worst. With all the advertisements and marketing that goes into making this the worlds worst hostel, I'm actually quite proud to have stayed here. Yes it's as bad as they say, there's a horrid smell, everything's rusty, you wonder if the shower actually cleaned you because the bathrooms are so small and germ infested. the beds are uncomfortable, and the breakfast is as basic as can be. But, I'm a fan of creative marketing, and wow they have done such a great job at being the worst. I'm happy to say, I've done it once, but thank god it was only for one evening. Hats off to anyone adventurous enough to stay here =)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Hans Brinker, the cheapest, the worst, the best..no swimming pool, no roomservice, no pick-up service, no bridal-suite, no gym, no spa,no bellboy but cheap rooms, a restaurant, a nice bar, a club, 24 hour reception and 500 beds. The Hans Brinker Budget Hotel is the famous budget hotel in the city centre Amsterdam. It’s located between the canals with a 2 minute walk to the famous entertainment area Leidseplein and a 5 minute walk to the museums at Museumplein. Public transport is nearby the hotel: you can take the tram to every direction in Amsterdam within a 2 minute walk. From Amsterdam Central Station take tramline 1, 2 or 5 to the hotel (in approximately 10 minutes at stop Keizersgracht). This budget hotel can accommodate individuals, backpackers and groups (students, scholars etc.). The hotel has single, double and triple rooms and dorms up to 8 persons. Each room has a private bathroom and lockers for personal belongings. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the spacious common area. There is a bar and an underground club, which is open every night till late. Free WIFI-access is available in the common areas. For the best stay in Amsterdam Hans Brinker provides tickets for many activities, bike rental, boat tours and other great deals. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hans Brinker Hotel