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Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I've stayed at the Bulldog Hostel for a few years now and I thought the staff were a lot more friendly on this visit. The lounge area is a great place to hangout in between other activities. The breakfast is fairly simple but there is plenty of bread, ham, cheese, yoghurt, orange juice and coffee. I think when you add... More 

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St. John's, NL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Our first night we stayed in a 12 person dorm. It was terrible. The room was smelly assuming it was the people who were in our room. The toilet room was so smelly and the shower room smelt like someone had been peeing in there. The next three nights we ended up staying in one of the apartments (E) which... More 

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RobertBulldog, Public Relations Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Really happy to hear that you enjoyed the apartment. Less happy to hear about your experience in the dorm. We always recommend that guests let us know if anything is not acceptable in their dorm , we would be happy to do our best and arrange an alternate room if you are not comfortable. Still, we are really glad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Only my first time coming to Amsterdam but omg I am in love the hotel was amazing very well located staff we're incredible and very helpful and I know for sure that when I return this will be my number one choice!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The staff at the Bulldog Hotel were very understanding and positive in our e-mail correspondence which I appreciated greatly. The customer service was hugely appreciated and I would love to visit Amsterdam again and stay with them.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

the bulldog is my home from home,location is fantastic,(in the heart of the city) staff are fantastic (friendly and helpful) lounge bar open until the early hours and clean basic rooms with lovely breakfast included.why would I stay anywhere else.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Been here many time over the past ten years and would never go anywhere else. Its perfectly located, clean comfortable and so cool! I love how everyone is so happy and friendly here and the bar/cafe area is 24-hr place to chill out and chat to randoms. This place has touched my heart.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We've stayed with the Bulldog for 3 nights this beginning of August and we were very happy with the choice. The Hostel provides shared bedrooms, private bedrooms and apartments. We've stayed in the private bedrooms with private bathroom. The room was very clean and spacious. The Bulldog is located in the heart of Old City near Dam Square and straight... More 

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RobertBulldog, Front Office Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice comments. We are really happy that you and your friends enjoyed your stay. See you again soon! (we hope) More 

Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

This is a great hostel in the heart of Amsterdam. Myself and seven friends stayed here and we all found it very comfortable. Great facilities. Wifi very fast. Friendly staff. Bit expensive but I had no complaints about this place so no problem. Free breakfast which is always good although it was a bit basic. Overall a fantastic place to... More 

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RobertBulldog, Front Office Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Finally , someone noticing the new wi-fi system we've installed this year!! More 

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great Staff, Clean and Safe Place, Fun & Young People, Cool Bar. The Bulldog is Very Cool, Have a awesome bar, and is in the 9straat where everything happens... 15. walking from everything downtown...

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed in a private room and travelled as 2 couples. The hostel is in a fantastic location, right on the red light district. We paid a bit extra for a room overlooking the canal and it didn't disappoint. Great size, great bathroom, comfy bed, great breakfast, great common area and bar. If you want to be in the thick... More 

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RobertBulldog, Front Office Manager at The Bulldog Hotel, responded to this review

Living up to the variety of guest expectations is one of our most difficult tasks. I couldnt be happier that we met yours. See you again soon! More 

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Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wake up in one of the highest rated hostels,located in the middle of one of the most visually stunning cities in the world! The Bulldog Hostel Amsterdam is loaded with that typical international and liberal atmosphere that makes Amsterdam so special... besides other things. Choose to stay in a dorm, private room or in our cool private suite whenever you come stumbling back from your Amsterdam adventure! We will make sure it will feel like your home away from home! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bulldog Hotel

Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 220, 1012 GJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Price Range: $42 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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