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“Central location” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Stayokay Amsterdam Stadsdoelen

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Stayokay Amsterdam Stadsdoelen
Kloveniersburgwal 97, 1011 KB Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)   |  
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Ranked #62 of 176 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
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“Central location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two night whilst in Amsterdam. The location is great for visiting all those touristy areas and I felt relatively safe walking at night. As with many houses/buildings in Amsterdam the buildings are narrow and tall, which means lots of stairs (potentially an obstacle for anyone who has a heavy suitcase. The staff are super friendly and helpful. One big down side for me was the lack of power outlets in the dorm... only one outlet for 10 bed dorm. Yes, there are power outlets in the locker area, which are located outside the dorm and probably not installed for the purpose of charging electronics. The only places would be the small table with six seats in the reception or the bar/restaurant, too bad if there's a function there that night (there was one of the nights). Just saying... it was inconvenient. It's only one metro station away from Amsterdam Central, and the metro station is not too far from the hostel.

  • Stayed December 2014, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome location. Rooms are okay - just the usual bunk bed type stuff. Bathroom was average - not especially dirty or clean. The staff were very friendly and helpful - with lots of information handouts available. If you just are looking for cheap accommodation for back packing or something similar then this is as good a place as any to stay.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As long as you don't have grand expectations going into this, you will be fine.
The staff were pleasant and the rooms in a satisfactory condition. We visited for 5 nights from Tuesday to Sunday and you can definitely tell when the weekend hits because the hostel fills up with typical hostel types - so watch out for that if loud room mates are not your thing.
The breakfast was enough to get you started with your day.
The best thing about this hostel is probably the location. It's walking distance to all the major destinations (including centraal station which is a very walkable distance, as well as the Red Light District, Dam Square etc.).

Stayed December 2014, traveled with friends
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the nicest hostel, but plenty clean and an absolutely perfect location. Walking distance from the Red Light District, Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House, and pretty much any attraction you would visit for a weekend in Amsterdam.

Stayed October 2014, traveled with friends
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StayokayVondelpark, Public Relations Manager at Stayokay Amsterdam Stadsdoelen, responded to this review, 3 weeks ago
Wow, so great to hear you had a good experience. Thanks for your time & we hope to see you again.
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Helpful staff .. Guided me from airport to the hostel .. Way back then they had amazing crowd so we had a great time pub crawling .. Dorms are neat and clean along with neatly maintained washrooms .. The lobby provides you with a kitchen to help you to warm your food etc ... The location of the hostel is Prime .. You can just walk about everywhere to he heineken brewery or to the sex museum or the red light district or the canals .. Dirt Cheap plus they giv you wifi

Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
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Torres Vedras, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is very central. From the hostel you can walk to everywhere. Also the view outside is beautiful. The hostel is big but very well organized. The bathrooms & showers are clean.
In the reception you have a lot of flyers with things to do, and also some discounts in shops/services.

The staff is helpful, give you all the information that you want and give you some tips.
The breakfast is 5*.

I will come back ;)

  • Stayed November 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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StayokayVondelpark, Public Relations Manager at Stayokay Amsterdam Stadsdoelen, responded to this review, 3 weeks ago
Wow, Thanks Monica! We're already looking forward for you to come back.
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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am a grandma , Oma in Dutch . Took a trip to Holland with two,of my grand kids. Never stayed in a hostel in my life. It was an amazing experience . From the minute we got in I was impressed.
Nice bar, canal in front and back of the hostel .Walking distance to,all the sites and sounds and tastes of Amsterdam. People were very helpfull, it was clean , nice breakfast . Slept in a dorm with 20 young people. But family rooms available .we had an exiting Amsterdam good time . I love the .Stayokay.

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  • Stayed September 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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StayokayVondelpark, Public Relations Manager at Stayokay Amsterdam Stadsdoelen, responded to this review, 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for this great review, it's much appreciated! We love to see our guests this happy, hope you'll visit us again.
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Address: Kloveniersburgwal 97, 1011 KB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Binnenstad
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #62 of 176 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Amsterdam city centre is famous for its numerous bars, canals, shops and museums. What could be more fun than having your home base in the heart of the city that never sleeps? And at Stayokay Amsterdam Stadsdoelen, you can meet travellers from all over the world. The moment you step outside, you’re bang in the middle of vibrant Amsterdam. Beside bars, restaurants and shops, you will also find theatres, cinemas and museums nearby. The flea market at Waterlooplein is within walking distance. ... more   less 
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