Beds were comfy and rooms were clean (the cleaners tidy the room but never change bed sheets, and come bursting in and put the lights on when the dorm was fast asleep at 8am). Location wise couldn't be better (but then again the touristic area of Amsterdam is only very small anyway, hard,to go wrong on the location front).
Pretty cool bar downstairs in the hostel. Breakfast was included in my rates (£28 a night, not great for an 8 bed dorm), but it was naff. Bread and cheap ham/salami, never my preferred choice first thing in the morning. Fruit juice and cold water also served, but there's a grumpy fellow (perhaps the owner) who sits by it to ensure you only use the shot glasses to fill up your fruit juice!
Some girls on reception are nice, others are particularly rude. I almost felt like butting in when she was talking to a guest spitefully. Our electric in the room broke on my last night so couldn't charge my phone. Overall very very average.