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“Good vibe, horribly bed rooms” 3 of 5 stars
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Durty Nelly's Inn
Warmoesstraat 117, 1012 JA Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)   |  
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Ranked #60 of 175 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good vibe, horribly bed rooms”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This hostel has a great vibe, people working there are amazing, and will help you get around Amsterdam.
Too bad the rooms are really small, and not clean.

I would stay there again, just because it is that much close to the city center, and all the good night life spots to check out.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Didn't stay at Durty Nellys but had a bacon sandwich and some drinks with friends, service was fast and friendly, prices not too high compared with neighboring pubs. Customers must pay to use the bathroom.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Marton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Arrived here for a few days with friends. I misread an email and found that we hadn't booked a 6 bed but a 4 bed instead but thankfully they could accommodate my other friends with no hassle which was kind. Great location and felt safe even being in the red light. Only thing I would mention is that the rooms are very tiny so with a lot of people it is near impossible to manoeuvre yourselves in there. Other than that would recommend!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Sligo, Ireland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Good place for a group to head. This place is all about the location, very central and convenient. The rooms are tight for space but then you don't go the Amsterdam to sit in your room!

We had 16 people in our group that headed over and we had no hassle and a great time. We ate in the pub and had some beer to star t they day here. The pints are cheaper for residents and the food was quiet good!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Durty Nellys is like an avalanche of awesome!!! Maybe that phrase is thrown around all too casually these days, but probably not. The location is great, the staff are friendly, outgoing, and extremely helpful, you get discounts downstairs on food and drinks if you're staying there, security is great, and everything is kept super clean. Its got charm. This has got to be one of the best hostels in Amsterdam!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

The location was fantastic - you are right in the red light district but be prepared for a bit of street noise at night. The staff were fantastic - very friendly and helpful! Breakfast was a little basic - just toast and cornflakes. Be prepared with the stairs - very steep and narrow but like most of Amsterdam. Difficult with heavy luggage. Also the rooms are small but once again like most of Amsterdam. Overall great stay!!

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I stayed at Durty Nelly's for two nights in August as part of a stag do. Location was fantastic right in the heart of Amsterdam! Service was great especially from Dave behind the bar who was very knowledgeable about the area. The room consisited of two bunk beds and a bathroom which was very clean and to a higher standard than we all expected. Most importantly for the purposes of the weekend the beer (in this case Amstel) was good quality and served at a discounted price for residents of the hostel. The group also took part in the bar crawl organised by Durty Nelly's which was a great night that took us to bars we wouldn't normally of visited as well as a karaoke bar and free entry to a night club!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Warmoesstraat 117, 1012 JA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #60 of 175 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Durty Nelly’s Hostel and Bar offers clean and comfortable budget accommodation in the coolest city on the planet!If you are up for sightseeing during day and party in the evening – you found the perfect place! We offer you a great mixture of atmosphere, top location, friendly and helpful staff and famous Irish Pub on the ground floor for your enjoyment!Located just a short walk from the Central Station, in the heart of the historical city center, in walking distance to city attractions, sights, and nightlife. ... more   less 
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